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Learning from successes - and failures - at the Fall Conference

Posted By Programming, Thursday, June 26, 2014
While summer is in full swing, our programming committee is hard at work putting the finishing touches on our Fall Conference.

Our theme will be learning from success – and failure. We’ve challenged our speakers to bring their theory into the real world that confronts NEFMA members every day. Each will be bringing real-life examples with case studies of what worked – and more importantly – what didn’t. We will learn from the experts and each other on how to hone our marketing techniques by looking results square in the eye. We guarantee you’ll come away from the conference with at least one idea that makes you a better marketer.

Our featured speaker will be Rich Brooks, noted authority on social media. He will speak in two sessions. One will provide principles for excellent social media work and the other will dig down deep into real world New England cases with social media successes and the very real challenges of making social media an effective, accountable medium. It should provide truly useful insight for all attendees.

Our featured dinner speaker will be Win Smith, former Chairman of Merrill Lynch international and author of the NY Times no-holds-barred bestseller “Catching Lightning in a Bottle.” He will share his insights on the mistakes and successes made by the banking industry in recent years as well as the marketing lessons that he has learned since purchasing the Sugarbush Resort ski area. It is sure to be an informative and entertaining evening.

In one of our panels we will consider the practical case for MCIF and CRM systems, looking not just at the technical benefits of the systems, but the practical challenges of getting your sales force to change behavior and incorporate segmentation based information into their sales routine. Again, count on real-world know-how and proven results.

With more surprises in store, this conference is one you don't want to miss. Stay tuned for more details and registration information.

When: October 23 - 24, 2014
Where: Water's Edge Resort and Spa
1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498

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