In today’s economic climate, successful small businesses need to overcome an array of challenges. Client dependence, legal issues, small business financing… as an entrepreneur, where can you find the information you need to help inform your decisions? In the small business management community, discover how you can create a successful small business from the business plan up!
Pam Ferguson - AVP, Subscriber Experience at CalixRecorded: Jun 12 201961 mins
Wi-Fi is the foundation of the connected home for consumers; yet, it’s often a source of frustration. With this year’s release of the new Wi-Fi 6 standard – combined with a strong Managed Wi-Fi offer – you can reverse subscriber frustration while also tapping into new revenue streams.
*What’s different about Wi-Fi 6 and why it matters to your subscribers
*The importance of offering Managed Wi-Fi and its connection to the new Wi-Fi 6 standard
*The cloud-based and in-home solutions available to you to offer your subscribers the best Wi-Fi experience in 2019
Vikas Bhambri, SVP Sales & Customer ExperienceRecorded: Jun 7 201931 mins
Contact center leaders are facing the most demanding environment of their careers as the expectations for customer service continue to rise amid an increase in competitive threats. For these leaders and their companies, maintaining loyalty and growing their businesses means reimagining customer service.
View this session to learn how Kustomer can help you drive personalized, efficient, and effortless customer service including:
-Accelerate customer conversations and eliminate tedious questions by providing a holistic view of the customer.
-Give your customers and agents the freedom to switch between different channels as needed during a conversation for a true omnichannel experience.
-Save time and money by automating even your most complex processes using intelligent customer service software.
Taylor Wheeler, Director of Digital Sales for V Digital ServicesRecorded: Jun 5 201958 mins
For any industry, navigating the complicated world of digital marketing can be a daunting task. That task becomes twice as hard when we consider the Cannabis Industry.
Due to stringent regulations from Google, Facebook and other leading digital platforms, the marketing options available to the Cannabis industry are extremely limited.
On Wednesday June 5th, join BrightTALK and V Digital Services’ Director of Digital Sales, Taylor Wheeler, to learn more about the unique marketing platforms that ARE available to the Cannabis industry, and how to utilize these platforms to reach your exact target customer. Specifically, Taylor will cover:
- Organic and Local Search (SEO)
- Hyper-targeted Device ID technology
- Website Development in the Cannabis space
You will also be able to review some case studies that showcase each of these platforms.
Speaker: Taylor Wheeler, Director of Digital Sales for V Digital Services
Taylor is an accomplished sales leader, presenter and trainer with over 15 years of success in marketing and advertising. Taylor has been a specialist in the digital marketing realm since 2008, with an emphasis on Organic SEO. Based in Denver, he has worked with Cannabis-related companies there locally, and across North America, since 2009.
Denise Biderman, Mary's List; Bryan Passman, Hunter & Esquire; David Murét, Viridian StaffingRecorded: Jun 5 201962 mins
The job market in cannabis is booming: It’s estimated that there will be 340,000 full-time jobs in North America by 2022, according to Marijuana Business Daily. Join as experts discuss the challenges to hiring candidates within cannabis and best practices to ensure you attract and retain the right talent.
James C. Foster, CEO, ZeroFOX & P.W. Singer, Author of LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social MediaRecorded: Jun 5 201944 mins
Is your organization prepared for the newest cyber threat to have hit business and government alike: attacks targeting not the networks, but the people and their beliefs on them? P.W. Singer's new book LikeWar outlines a radical new paradigm for understanding and defending against the unprecedented threats of our connected world. Modern businesses need to prepare and protect themselves against digital threats in our new social spaces that have hit everything from elections to corporate brands. Learn about this new battlespace and how organizations can better protect their executives, brand and people.
-Explore the collision of social media, war & politics
-Understand the social media based attacks targeting your brand and business
-Learn top tactics to protect yourself and your organization on social & digital channels
Lisa Buffo, Cannabis Marketing Association; Daniel Stein, EVB; Taylor Wheeler, V Digital ServicesRecorded: Jun 5 201959 mins
As cannabis businesses become more established, it will be crucial to differentiate your brand from the competition. With limited advertising options, how can you get ahead and increase brand recognition? Join this panel as successful marketing experts discuss challenges to avoid and strategies to make it in a regulated industry.
Greg Huffaker III, Director of Client Services, CannaAdvisorsRecorded: Jun 4 201944 mins
Learn what you can do now to establish your cannabis business and position yourself to win a license.
Join this webinar to learn insider knowledge from Greg Huffaker III, Director of Client Services at CannaAdvisors, who will discuss:
- The application process
- Location selection
- Financial modeling
- Community outreach
- Essential roles
- Staffing & training
Have your questions answered by one of the leading experts in the industry. Canna Advisors are expert cannabis business consultants committed to supporting cannabis business licensing, development, and facility design in your state.
Jackie McGowan, K Street Consulting; Jennifer Gumer, CGL LLP; Hilary Bricken, Harris Bricken; National Cannabis Bar Assoc.Recorded: Jun 4 201960 mins
California’s entry into the cannabis market has been less than smooth. Understanding the regulations and upcoming deadlines is important to make sure you pass inspections and receive your license, especially as provisional licenses expire before you receive your annual license. Join live to have your questions answered by a panel of experts what you need to know to stay ahead.
Roy Bingham, BDS Analytics; Andy Roche, Poseidon Asset Mgmt; Matt Nordgren, Arcadian Fund; Jay Czarkowski, CannaAdvisorsRecorded: Jun 4 201961 mins
Momentum continues to build for the cannabis industry as more states consider medical and recreational legalization and the STATES Act works its way through Congress. Hear from experts talk about opportunities in developing markets and where the industry is heading.
Carrie Francey, Tom Bradicich and Chaitra VedullapalliRecorded: Jun 4 201940 mins
IoT offers incredible revenue growth potential for companies building and bringing solutions to market, and co-selling their innovations with enterprise brands. This session outlines the 7 principles of IoT, sharing IoT Solutions tackling tourism & automotive market and exploring data and analytics to help you make faster business decisions. Established IoT partners are collaborating with emerging organizations in new ways. We will highlight examples of successful organizations thriving in the ecosystem, leveraging new types of partnerships to approach solution building and solution scaling.
- Learn about 7 Principals of IoT
- Invest in the IoT solutions to help your business become smarter
- Connect with market leaders to adopt IoT framework
Carrie Francey (Moderator), VP Information Builders, BI and Analytics, everything Data
Tom Bradicich, Phd, VP IoT, HPE, 7 Principles of IoT and 1st mover innovation and leadership
Chaitra Vedullapalli, Co-Founder, Meylah, Smart Tourism IoT, Smart City with Integrated Hospitality To Produce Economic Prosperity
Josh Zelonis, Forrester Research, Inc. and Evan Blair, ZeroFOXRecorded: May 30 201957 mins
According to ‘The Digital Risk Protection Market in 2019’, an April 2019 report from Forrester, “sixty-four percent of global security decision makers rate improving advanced threat intelligence capabilities as a high or critical priority”. In this ZeroFOX webinar featuring that report’s co-author, Senior Analyst Josh Zelonis, we’ll discuss how the Digital Risk Protection (DRP) market is evolving as well as the different types of buyers and use cases for digital risk protection services. Security professionals can use this information to determine how digital risk protection can best suit the needs of their business. DRP makes threat intelligence actionable — which is why “it’s a great place to start” for many organizations. During the session, you’ll learn how DRP can be the foundation for building your cyber intelligence program.
-Understand how DRP makes cyber intelligence accessible to smaller
organizations and under-resourced security teams
-See how DRP provides tactical intelligence, which makes demonstrating ROI
-Learn how Marketing, Compliance, Legal and other teams can benefit from DRP
Todd Carothers, EVP of Marketing, Sales & Product at CounterPath and Scot Stelter, Senior Manager Global Product at HoneywellRecorded: May 29 201960 mins
In this age of instant gratification and rapid fulfillment, consumers expect to find what they want quickly. How can retailers become agile and quick-moving while facing fierce competition? While handheld computers, scanners and rugged devices are being used for inventory management and other functions in the retail environment, the path to higher organizational productivity and competitive edge, lies in transforming retail processes without having to reinvent the wheel. By empowering these devices with portable phone capabilities, retailers can future-proof their employee communications and provide a better standard of support to their customers.
Co-presented by industry leaders Honeywell and CounterPath, this webinar highlights how voice and messaging solutions when integrated with handheld computing devices improves communication, employee productivity and the customer experience. Learn how advanced voice solutions transform handheld computing devices into an extension of the existing corporate phone system. Incorporating voice and messaging functionality with handheld and scanning devices improves the ROI by delivering new and increased functionality.
• Emerging trends in mobile and handheld computing for retailers
• How VoIP and Messaging solutions are enhancing customer satisfaction and employee productivity
• Benefits of Unified Communications as part of an omnichannel strategy
• How VoIP solutions increase the ROI for mobile computing solutions
• How to remotely deploy and manage your voice and messaging solutions across your handheld devices from a centralized provisioning platform.
• Using VoIP and Messaging to increase retail loss prevention effectiveness
Zack Allen, Director of Threat Operations, ZeroFOXRecorded: May 23 20193 mins
Learn how to extend visibility into digital channels and see how bad actors are targeting financial institutions. The biggest threats we see for financial institutions include impersonations, scams, spoofed domains and account takeovers. The ZeroFox Alpha Team is the first threat research team that pulls together threat researchers, engineers and machine learning specialist dedicated to the digital threat research space.
Jason-Michael Thompson, JobStack Business Product ManagerRecorded: May 22 201934 mins
If you only use one piece of technology throughout your day, it’s most likely your phone. And if you have a smartphone, there’s a good chance you also use mobile apps – they account for over 90% of internet time spent on smartphones. It’s clear we all see the benefit of using mobile apps, but are you utilizing them to make your life at work easier?
You may think your company is either too large, or too small to reap the benefits of implementing tech tools like an app. But no matter the size of your business, using the right technology can be a game changer.
In this webinar, Big or Small, 5 Ways Your Company Can Benefit from Mobile Apps, PeopleReady’s, Jason-Michael Thompson, JobStack Business Product Manager, will go over 5 ways taking advantage of mobile apps can help your business thrive.
Matt Schnarr, Senior Manager, Sales Engineering at ZeroFOXRecorded: May 16 201935 mins
Social media profiles serve as a valuable tool for corporations, high-profile executives and celebrities to create brand awareness and engage directly with followers. But these profiles also represent a broad, easily exploited, and often unregulated attack surface. Bad actors take advantage of your hard-earned social following to spearphish your customers and employees, spread offensive or malicious content, and damage your reputation. Learn how to identify and remediate impersonating profiles of your brand, executives and even yourself.
Attendees will learn:
-Why social impersonations often serve as the gateway to broader cyberattacks
-Tactics for identifying and taking down impersonating profiles
-Best practices for securing your accounts
Denise Biderman: Mary's List; Amanda Ostrowitz: RegsTechnology; Cristina Buccola: CB CounselRecorded: May 8 201949 mins
Curious about Cannabis? Join Mary's List along with Amanda Ostrowitz (CannaReg & RegsTechnology) to learn about the current state of the industry.
Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq. is a regulatory attorney & entrepreneur who’s identified a need for a user- friendly, scalable platform to research regulations & laws in the cannabis industry. Amanda founded RegsTechnology & its current product, CannaRegs, as a tool to aid attorneys, business people, & governments with localized tracking of regulatory issues. Although RegsTechnology has its origins in covering the dynamics of cannabis regulation, Amanda has created an innovative framework that can be applied more broadly to other emerging, hyper-localized regulatory issues. Prior to conceiving, developing & founding RegsTechnology, Amanda worked as a bank examiner in the Denver branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Greg Silberman, Chief Investment Officer, ACG WealthRecorded: May 1 201937 mins
The cannabis industry market size is expected to increase to $150B by 2025. As more companies enter the market or acquire new ventures, it's important to know the opportunity available and how to invest responsibility within cannabis.
Join Greg Silberman, Chief Investment Officer at ACG Wealth, as he discusses their second cannabis-focused fund - the G&R Fund II.
Paul Holland. Chief Operating Officer at FLEETCOR; Nick Webb VP of Product and Marketing at FLEETCORRecorded: Apr 30 201945 mins
An Inside View… news, views and facts about the fuel landscape – with a special focus on alternative fuels.
Welcome to the 2nd of our series of webinars on issues facing fleet management and the fuels market in the UK today. During this session, we will follow on from our first webinar and provide:
- An update on global fuel pricing and what’s been driving change.
- A brief update on the UK fuel market including our observations on the impact of Brexit.
- The evolution of the changing fuel market and how we think this may be impacted over the next few years with the introduction of alternative fuels.
While we don’t have a crystal ball, we do have decades of experience of the fuel market to draw on. Our fuel cards enable over 50,000 UK businesses to keep their 1.5 million drivers on the road: making deliveries, taking orders, meeting clients and colleagues, giving presentations, and all the other activities that are essential to the success of every business.
Every time one of our fuel cards is used, it gives our customers valuable information about each journey. And it gives us information that is unattainable elsewhere about fleets and fuel prices, outside influencing factors, journeys and driver behaviour. In short, it helps us to know the fuel market inside out. This focus has given us an unparalleled knowledge, which you could be using in your own business.
Focus on fuel
Join Our Chief Operating Officer, Paul Holland, and Nick Webb, our VP of Product and Marketing, as they share with you the insight gained from working with businesses such as yours.
Wondering how to get into the cannabis industry? Join Mary's List along with Solonje Burnett, Sasha Perelman & Ashley Kingsley as they discuss community & the importance of creating events of impact.
Solonje Burnett is a cannavist & Co-Founder of Humble Bloom. As a culture consultant, she creates innovative workplace conferences, designs & implements D&I plans & forges agency partnerships. Her clients include Databricks, Working Mother Media, BetterCloud, & Koya Leadership Partners. Solonje produces events & festivals for conscious companies, hosts nightlife parties & programs music at membership clubs. She has worked with Afropunk, Summit Series, Le Bain at the Standard Hotel, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund & Soho House, among others.
Sasha Perelman is the CEO of Revolver Productions. With 17+ years of global brand event curation, her portfolio includes Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, 23&Me, & Lenscrafters. Sasha’s event 'Immersion' was featured in Rolling Stone as the “Best Pot Party in California.” In 2017, Revolver worked with the Grammy Award Winning Artist & Activist Common’s Non-Profit, Imagine Justice, for the Hope & Redemption Tour - a 30,000 person concert in Sacramento, & two prison shows raising awareness around mass incarceration. In 2018, Revolver Productions, partnered with MARY Magazine to launched Mary Talks - discussions around cannabis as a wellness & lifestyle tool.
Ashley Kingsley is the Co-Founder of Ellementa. She is a strategic, multidisciplinary marketing executive who partners with CEOs & entrepreneurs - multi-million dollar brands and start-ups alike - to grow companies, brands, & profits. Noted as 'Top 50 People to Watch in Social Media' by Arrea Agency in 2017, she built & launched Daily Deals for Moms that expanded into 27 markets before it sold. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fox, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Mashable for Daily Deals for Mom, HERB, Techcrunch, Women's Day Magazine, Westword, & Fox31.
Every founder starts with a big idea, but only 1 out of 10 see their idea succeed. So what’s the difference between the fintech startups that get off the ground and those that don’t make it out of the gate? What are the secrets of the startups that disrupt entire industries? This is your chance to find out how founders and VCs look at creating successful startups first-hand.
Our panel of industry experts will cover a range of topics, from getting started building your team, to the importance of finding an impactful mentor, and more. They’ll also answer questions from future startup founders in a Q&A. It’s everything you need to travel the path from big idea to successful startup.
Register for the webinar to discover:
• What successful fintech startups have in common
• The differences between being a solopreneur vs. being a co-founder
• Tips for finding and growing your dream team
• How to go from killer idea to disruptive startup
• Evan Schuman, Moderator, VB
• Jeff Cain, Senior Director, Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator, Envestnet | Yodlee
• Pierre Wolff, SVP Business Development, InCountry
• Ken Kruszka, CEO, SnapCheck
• Kathleen Utecht, Managing Partner, Core Innovation Capital
Denise Biderman (Mary's List), Mary Pryor (Cannaclusive), Cynthia Salarizadeh (AxisWire)Recorded: Apr 24 201944 mins
Wondering how to get into the cannabis industry? Join Mary's List along with Mary Pryor and Cynthia Salarizadeh as they discuss the world of cannabis marketing, their own career transitions, and the future of cannabis advertising and media.
Mary Pryor is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cannaclusive. She is a passionate and vocal media expert currently based in Los Angeles and New York. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, Mary received exposure to automotive design, electrical engineering, music, digital arts and marketing at an early age. Today, Mary is a powerful and accomplished Digital and Marketing Specialist who has worked for major brands such as Sony Music Group, Viacom, Attention PR, City Parks Foundation, Mirrorball, Uptown Magazine, Black Enterprise, CBS News, Ebony Magazine, The Rolling Stones, VaynerMedia, Mindshare, McGarryBowen, McCann, SheKnows, and MusicWorld.
Cynthia Salarizadeh is the Founder of AxisWire, as well as the Founder of House of Saka, which houses the world’s first cannabis infused still and sparkling rosé out of Napa Valley. In addition, Cynthia is the Co-founder of Green Market Media, most recognized for its cannabis finance news publication, Green Market Report, as well as Co-founder of Industry Power Women. As an entrepreneur, Cynthia has either founded or co-founded multiple companies that have successfully exited through acquisition within the cannabis industry. In 2018, Cynthia was nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year and CEO of the Year by Cashinbis; she was named by High Times as one of the 100 Women in High Places, and she was featured by Dope Magazine as one of the “Outstanding Women in Cannabis."
NCIA and other Cannabis expertsJun 26 20194:00 pmUTC60 mins
With the SAFE Banking Act passing committee and the STATES Act gaining momentum in the House, momentum is building for Congress to act on cannabis legislation. Find out where each legislation is at and speculation on future obstacles.
Andrew Schwartz, President, MPIJun 26 20198:00 pmUTC45 mins
Learn how to build and leverage a strong prospect and customer database to drive sales. Join our guest speaker Andrew Schwartz and uncover ideas, insights and hear real life case studies on effective database management that drives results.
Deb Calvert, President of People First Productivity SolutionsJul 2 20193:00 pmUTC45 mins
It's a great big, hairy, scary, complex problem. And it's yours. What do you do?
Tune in for this webinar, designed specifically for HR and front-line supervisors. We'll give you some effective, fun new ways of looking at a problem from every angle and engaging others in collaborative problem solving.
Diversity on stage is pretty common at tech and business events these days. Not so much for the audience. Why is that? Certainly there are many benefits to attending industry events, including networking for future job opportunities.
We are going to talk to the few, the proud, events organizers that are working hard -- with some success! -- to make sure under-represented groups feel not only welcome at events, but who are taking proactive steps to prioritize diversity and inclusion on and off the stage.
Deb Calvert, Certified Executive CoachAug 1 20193:00 pmUTC45 mins
Are you risk averse? Tentative about trying new approaches or voicing your ideas? Concerned about failing so you stick to what you know?
Then this webinar is for you! Let's re-frame failure and help you be bolder in your work (and even elsewhere!). You'll get:
+ A better understanding of what's holding you back
+ Practical tips for scoping the true size of the risk
+ Questions that help determine whether or not it's worth it
+ A handle on those fears about failing
+ A step-by-step guide to make the most of any failure
This will be useful for people in any role, any industry who struggle with those nagging doubts that keep them from contributing their best.
Deb Calvert, sales researcher / author / speaker / coach / trainerAug 1 20196:00 pmUTC45 mins
Selecting sales talent should be more than gut instinct, predictable interview questions, and "sell me this pen" role plays. If you want to know (for certain!) which candidates are most likely to succeed in your sales environment, your selection process needs:
+ To be based on clear sales competencies
+ To be coordinated with HR for efficiency
+ To use behavioral interviewing question sets
+ To include an interview panel and 2-step process
+ To evaluate candidates with a matrix
Join this webinar for an overview of selection practices that will give you a competitive edge and ensure that you get the RIGHT talent on your first try. No more revolving doors or newbie ramp up that takes too long!
We think it can be difficult to retain customers as organizations rapidly scale. But what happens when you have thousands or even tens of thousands of unpaid volunteers -- how can you motivate regular, enthusiastic contributors? We talk with Mozilla, Red Hat and Google's Kubernetes about the little ways you can motivate a lot of people and make sure everyone has a voice.
Deb Calvert, executive coach and HR consultantOct 1 20193:00 pmUTC45 mins
Build the business by building the people. But what people? And how?
We'll talk about the reasons Millennials (and others!) need more from your organization and how you can give them what they need. In return, you'll get higher rates of employee engagement, longer-term retention, and succession management from within.
Deb Calvert, sales trainer, coach, researcher, author & speakerOct 1 20196:00 pmUTC45 mins
It's baaaack! Deb's annual review of the latest and greatest sales hacks you won't want to miss out on. Most are no cost or low cost, and all of them have been personally tested in the field. Best of all, YOU can access these tools on your own to save time, automate processes, connect with buyers, and make the most of every single sales day.
Deb Calvert, president, People First Productivity SolutionsNov 12 20194:00 pmUTC45 mins
So. Much. To. Do.
So. Little. Time.
Reclaim control of your calendar and focus your time where it matters most. Learn how to avoid getting sucked into reactive, fire-fighting mode and other time-sucking derailers. Get practical strategies for making every minute count so you can be the best people manager possible.
Deb Calvert, sales manager trainer and coachNov 12 20197:00 pmUTC45 mins
Sales coaching isn't the same as managing or mentoring. There are specific coaching tools and techniques you can use during every phase of the sales process. Learn what the most curbside coaching looks like and get takeaway tools you can use right away to become more effective as a sales manager who truly coaches.