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Connections Corner On Monday June 12, 2017

Stop by and drop in on an interactive round-table discussion at the Connections Corner. Set in a casual environment, this unique networking opportunity will help build your professional circle while leaving you informed, engaged and empowered. (All Connections Corner sessions are located in the Room 412 Foyer on the 4th Floor.)


1:40-2pm: 
Women In The Industry Roundtable: Stress Less to Sell More With Rosalie Marcus
Do you feel like there aren't enough hours in the day? Are you a woman who feels constantly stressed trying to get everything done? If this sounds familiar, join Rosalie Marcus for this roundtable discussion on tips you can immediately use to minimize stress and maximize sales. Come join this free interactive and engaging roundtable discussion. This informal networking opportunity offers you the ability to connect with your peers and discuss best practices. CAS 0.5

 

2:10-2:30pm Eliminating Friction From The Buying Process With Bill Petrie
In our continually evolving marketplace, clients are seeking sales experiences that are as frictionless as possible. It’s about going beyond the “big things” all distributors do well: source, decorate, deliver and invoice merchandise. To truly stand out and reduce client friction in an amazon world, it’s the seemingly small and insignificant areas where it’s critical to give 100 percent. Come join this free interactive and engaging roundtable discussion, led by Bill Petrie. Bill is the President of PromoCorner and has over 16 years working in executive leadership positions at leading promotional products distributorships. This informal networking opportunity offers you the ability to connect with your peers and discuss best practices. CAS 0.5

 


2:40-3pm Creating a Sales Culture: Roundtable Discussion With Carletta Clyatt
Not everyone is cut out for sales, but sometimes they end up on your sales team. Come join this free interactive and engaging roundtable discussion, led by Carletta Clyatt, on the characteristics of a successful salesperson as well as non-traditional sales personalities. Carletta Clyatt, senior vice president at The Omnia Group, brings more than 15 years of business-to-business consulting experience. This informal networking opportunity offers the ability to connect with peers and discuss best practices. CAS 0.5

 

 

3:10-3:30p Inclusion and Diversity Roundtable Discussion With Seth Barnett
Are you able to effectively analyze your current market strategies to see how they align with a changing consumer marketplace? The next generation is already bringing significant challenges to our industry and the way we do business. It will be up to you to update your business models to meet and exceed these new needs. Come join this free interactive and engaging roundtable discussion led by Seth Barnett, PPAI Diversity Development and Engagement Manager. This informal networking opportunity offers you the ability to connect with your peers and discuss best practices. CAS 0.5


3:40-4p Roundtable Discussion: How To Start Charging For Your Time With Cliff Quicksell, MAS+
If you are truly a creative consultant and are tired making money on just the product, there is a way to position yourself as a creative marketer and to get paid for your expertise. First you need to understand your personal value. Come join this free interactive and engaging roundtable discussion with Cliff Quicksell, MAS+. Cliff has been involved in the promotional marketing and sportswear industries for 32 years and is an author, speaker, and coach. This informal networking opportunity offers you the ability to connect with your peers and discuss best practices. CAS 0.5


4:10-4:30p Roundtable: The Value Of A Good Website With Greg Cox
A professionally designed website goes a long way to establishing your business’s credibility. Not only is it a visual representation of your business, it is a 24/7 accessible tool for your client. Join Greg Cox, is the senior sales executive at SAGE Quick Technologies. In this free, interactive roundtable to discuss how to drive more traffic to your website and what website trends are popular today. This informal networking opportunity offers you the ability to connect with your peers and discuss best practices. 
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Show Floor Professional Development 
Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14


Stimulate your brain and your senses without having to leave the trade show floor. Six education sessions will be presented on the Expo East show floor throughout the day on Tuesday and Wednesday. Topics range from niche marketing to globalization to packaging and creative distribution. (All sessions are located in the Professional Development area on the show floor located near Registration.)







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