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Map the Experience

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ET

We all know it's getting harder and harder to definitively separate ourselves from the competition. We come up with a new product idea or improvement and it's quickly copied. We say we have the best customer service, but so do all our competitors. And we DON'T want to rely on price competition! That's a killer, to be sure. So what do we do? IMTS resident Marketing Gunslinger has a method that can help. It's called Map The Experience. It's not a new tool, but one that is not used a lot because it can seem complicated. Not with Steve. He's going to fully explain this powerful tool, peel back the layers of complexity, and show you have to step-by-step create your own map. And then he'll show you how to use it to find those specific areas you can use to help create that UNCOPYABLE advantage you're looking for.

Speaker/Host:
Steve Miller, The Adventure

 
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2017 Spring Economic Update with Pat McGibbon

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Signs are starting to indicate an upswing in American manufacturing with positive economic indicators suggesting brighter days are just around the corner. How can your business capitalize on new opportunities that are certain to sprout? Join Pat McGibbon, AMT VP - Strategic Analytics, for the latest trends that will give your business the data it needs to outperform your competitors. He will discuss both the current and future outlook for the U.S. and what that means for your business!

Speaker/Host:
AMT VP – Strategic Analytics, Pat McGibbon

 
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Past Webinars and Podcasts

IMTS Rockstar Webinar with Matt Guse -- Bringing New Blood into the Industry

Join Steve with this month’s IMTS rock star, Matt Guse. Matt is the owner of MRS Machining based out of Wisconsin. You may recognize Matt from the IMTS 2016 ad campaign sharing his excitement for the show. This time around, Matt will share his solution to hire qualified candidates for the next generation of manufacturers. We will highlight his activity in starting Cardinal Manufacturing, an educational program designed to develop technical skills needed for advanced manufacturing.

Speaker/Host:
Steve Miller & Matt Guse

 
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The #1 Muffler Salesperson in the World Talks Sales

She was the only woman on an international sales force for Walker Automotive, a division of Tenneco, and the world's largest manufacturer of automotive mufflers. Her husband said she could bend pipe with the best of them and called her "Muffler Mama."

But before she hung up her welding mask and order book, she was Walker's Salesperson of the Year. She got a trophy that was as tall as her and her picture taken with John Madden next to the Walker Cruiser, the bus that transported Madden across the US while he announced NFL Football games.

A woman succeeding in a man's world, especially in sales, must REALLY know how to sell. Join her as she's interviewed by our resident Marketing Gunslinger, Steve Miller, who happens to also be that husband.

Speaker/Host:
Steve Miller

 
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IMTS Rockstar Webinar: The ROI of Employee Investment

At one time, the Fine Metals Corporation in Ashland, VA only employed a handful of part-time people. Under Tom Goodloe's leadership, today it's the home of 30 full-time employees.

How did Fine Metals achieve such amazing growth?

Dwight Andrews, Sales Representative, will tell you the main reason for Fine Metals growth is investing in its employees and he's a great example of that philosophy. Dwight has been with Fine Metals for two years jumping in feet first eager to learn about the company and the manufacturing industry. Tom supported that enthusiasm by helping Dwight get his Associate’s Degree.

Join Tom and Dwight and learn how investing in your employees can be a huge payoff for your company.

Speaker/Host:
Steve Miller, The Adventure
Dwight Andrew - Sales Representative, Fine Metals Corporation
Tom Goodloe - President, Fine Metals Corporation

 
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