Tips for Effective Disaster Recovery Planning
40% of all businesses hit by a disaster close because they had no disaster recovery plan. Learn how to establish disaster recovery and business continuity plans to protect your business from all threats. A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a set of policies and procedures that enable the organization to quickly recover its I/T infrastructure in the event of a disaster. The business continuity plan (BCP) addresses the risks facing the company to ensure that it is able to function in the event of a disaster.
Thursday, September 28th | 10:00am | FREE for members ($25 non-members)
Maximizing Profit Through Government Work
Private sector printers supply approximately $270,000,000 worth of goods and services to the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) annually. How can your company become a supplier to the Federal Government? Deborah Snider, Senior Vice President of Government Print Management - The GPO Experts - answers that question and more. Gain insight into the ins and outs of becoming a print supplier to the GPO. Understand what makes GPO work different from commercial accounts. Discover how government work can maximize bottom line profitability. Learn how to succeed with the people and equipment you already have.
Thursday, September 28th | 11:00am | FREE for members
The Power of Storytelling:
Adding Heart to Print Design
Storytelling is one of the most powerful communication vehicles known to man. When effective storytelling is combined with print design, it leaves its audience inspired, motivated and moved to take action. Learn and master the skills needed to craft powerful stories by attending an information-packed webinar featuring Stefan Mumaw, the director of creative strategy at Kansas City's well-known story shop Hint. Mumaw will use real-world examples to show how print design, combined with storytelling, can build an emotional bridge between brand and consumer.
Thursday, September 28th | 11:00am | FREE
Best Workplaces in the Americas 2017
Join us for a concise webinar about the Best Workplaces in the Americas & Safety Shield program and how to prepare your 2017 entry forms. This webinar will be presented by Adriane Harrison, Director of Human Relations, and Gary Jones, Assistant Vice President, EHS Affairs, Printing Industries of America.
October 3rd | 11:00am PDT | FREE for members (non-members $39)
Turning Data into Dollars $$
Join us for a session on how you can set your team apart and make an impact on your customer utilizing the data that you already work with on a daily basis.
During the webinar, you will learn how to:
- Open New Doors
- Grow and Retain Client Relationships
- Protect Your Reputation
- Improve Campaign Performance
- Directly Generate Revenue
October 4th | 11:00am PDT | FREE for members (non-members $39)
Discover Your Selling Power
The cold call is dead, and for salespeople to be successful, they must be great prospectors, planners, and researchers—with the end goal to become great at consultative selling. This sales process is all about spending time with customers, listening and learning about their business processes, and how they can be supported with new solutions. Today's successful sales reps know and understand their client's business needs, are geared for longer sales cycles, and are ready to help solve a customer's problem.
October 12th | 11:00am PDT | FREE
Leadership & Development: Becoming a Transformational Leader
This webinar introduces you to Transformational Leadership and shows you how it is a proactive approach to leading in today's volatile and complex workplace. Drawing on experiences of current business leaders and referencing the work of high-profile business sector analysts, it provokes thoughtful reflection regarding the need for a paradigm shift in leadership. This introductory workshop challenges leaders to consider their state of readiness for 21st century leadership regardless of whether they are about to take on their first leadership role, or are seasoned professionals. Turbulent times call for a re-evaluation of how leaders can get the best out of people in an increasingly uncertain, constantly changing, and technologically-driven environment.
October 17th | 9:00am PDT | FREE
Build Great Relationships with Your Customers via Nurture Marketing and Social Media
Learn how to use these methods of direct marketing to acquire and retain customers through repetitive marketing actions. Nurture marketing leverages an e-mail automation tool to send out targeted messages on a periodic basis. Social media marketing calls for the regular posting of relevant content on social media networks, perhaps pointing back blogs, articles, and other information on the website.
October 19th | 10:00am PDT | FREE (non-members $25)
Living on the Edge... Capital Expenditures in the Brave New World of Graphic Arts
This webinar will feature a discussion of the challenges of investment decisions for printers in 2017 and a practical approach to investing for success when it comes to Capital Asset Acquisitions. This free webinar is presented by Printing Industry Financial Executives (PIFE), a network of professionals who hold positions in finance and administration at Printing Industries of America-member printing companies. PIFE members receive information and education on what it takes to successfully manage a company's finance and administration functions and to stay abreast of the latest technologies and keys to profitability. For more information, email PIFE@printing.org.
October 19th | 11:00am PDT | FREE
PIBT's Exclusive Open Enrollment Webinars
PIBT offers the best possible cost containment programs plus our personalized customer service to benefit employers as well as employees. Attending this webinar will better assist you in selecting the most convenient plans to offer your employees in 2017-2018.
October 26th | 9:00-10:00am PDT | FREE
October 27th | 1:00-2:00pm PDT | FREE
Leadership & Development: Navigating the Modern Workforce: Diversity, Culture, Generations
The modern business climate is more diverse than ever. Team members are bringing new experiences, expertise, and viewpoints to the workforce; and constant change is the new normal. An astute leader can take advantage of these skills and perspectives while maximizing productivity and fostering employee buy-in. In this workshop, you will learn how to capitalize on the strengths of your diverse team while directing and guiding them to even greater achievements. Learn about the world of diversity and learn how to leverage cultural differences to engage and empower our multi-generational workforce.
November 21st | 9:00am PDT | FREE
contact: Kristy Villanueva
phone: 323.728.9500, Ext. 215