TRAINING AGENDA

Classes at this year’s Conference are focused on providing a top-to-bottom, end-to-end educational experience with a broad mix of class types combined with highly-targeted content. A heavy focus is given to NetVision 4.5 products and services, including: agOnline, agSigns, Marketing, Print Speak, Workflow, Digital Print and more. These classes are audience-specific, with content created for Centers at different sales volumes, and identified as Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 3 (see below*).

You will also have the opportunity to participate in strategic planning sessions based on your Center’s sales volume. Cap off your Conference training experience with additional breakout sessions for Centers of all sizes and capabilities covering everything from Employee Retention, to Website and Social Media Management, to Emergency Management, etc.

A few weeks prior to Conference, you will be able to build out your personalized training agenda, selecting the sessions that are most relevant and critical to you and your team.

*Session Tiers
Tier 1 – Centers under $800,000 sales
Tier 2 – Centers with $800,000 - $1.8M annual sales
Tier 3 – Centers over $1.8M annual sales

Pre-Conference Training - Wednesday, August 1

Time Class Title Facilitator Fee
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Print Speak - Email Marketing Campaigns Richard Baker, Michael Price $89
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Simple Strategies to Boost Your Web Presence David Mumma, Devaughn Simper $89

Training Sessions - Thursday, August 2

Time Class Title Facilitator(s) Audience
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. New Franchisee Connect Mark Welsh (By invitation)
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Center Managers & Production Managers Connect Mike Price, Kevin Strand, Brian Gay All Levels
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Sales & Marketing Connect Pam Gillies, Craig Nolan,
David Urton
All Levels
 
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Strategic Planning Session - Tier 1 Centers Ryan Farris Tier 1
 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. agOnline: Don't Give it Away Now! David Urton Intermediate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Easy Peasy Campaigns Derek Neil Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Material Matters: Choose the Right Rigid Substrates Rich Russell Intermediate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ready, Aim, Signage: Targeting High-value Vertical Markets Craig Nolan Intermediate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Reeling & Dealng: Landing Big Fish with agOnline Kelly DuPree, Butch Clarke - US749 Intermediate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Selling Social Media Solutions Pam Gillies Advanced
 
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. agOnline to PrintSmith Vision Integration Mike Price Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Customizing Campaigns-on-Demand Derek Neil Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Magnificent Margins: Pricing Signs with Confidence Tammy Coil/Rich Russell Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Selling Smoke Signals and Other Non-Traditional Signage Craig Nolan Advanced
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. VDP - Breaking Through the Static David Urton Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. You've Got Email: a Print Speak Case Study Richard Baker
- Print Speak, Pam Gillies
Advanced

Training Sessions - Friday, August 3

Time Class Title Facilitator(s) Audience
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Strategic Planning Session - Tier 2 Centers Ryan Farris Tier 2
 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Integrating Data into Your Campaigns Kevin Gibson, US088 Advanced
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. It was the Best of Signs: a Case Study Kelly DuPree, Dennis Tallman - US639 Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Making It Personal David Urton Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Search and Deploy: a Case Study David Mumma, Taylor Frame - Yext Advanced
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Spud Webb-to-Print: an agOnline Slam Dunk Derek Neil Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. What's Your Sign (Project)? Tammy Coil, Rich Russell Advanced
 
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. agOnline Web-to-Print: Demos to Dollars Kelly DuPree Beginner
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. agSigns: What's in Your Toolbox Rich Russell Beginner
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Keeping up with the Keywords Marketing Team & SEM Rush Advanced
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Knowing Your Niche in Marketing Pam Gillies Advanced
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. VDP: Breaking Through the Static David Urton Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Opening the Spigot: How to Get Orders Flowing through agOnline Mike Sparaco, US004 Advanced
 
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. agSigns: Know Your Roll Rich Russell Beginner
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cut Sheet Inkjet: Are You Ready For It? Canon All Levels
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Getting Mileage Out of Your Marketing Collateral Pam Gillies Beginner
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Keywords... Crushing It. David Mumma Intermediate
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Print Speakesy: the Skinny on Managing Sites Craig Nolan Beginner for
Center Management
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Good, the Not so Bad...and the Very Important:
Getting to the Bottom of your Financials
Leah White All Levels

Training Sessions - Saturday, August 4

Time Class Title Facilitator(s) Audience
7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Preparing Yourself and Your Business for Sale Dave Buzza & Franchise Development Team Owners
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Click That: a Website Workshop David Mumma, DeVaughn Simper
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. PrintSmith Tips & Tricks Workshop Ron Teller - EFI
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Print Speak: the Latest/Greatest, and What Lies Ahead Richard Barker - Print Speak
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. That's a Wrap: an agSigns Workshop Tammy Coil, Rich Russell
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Pathways to Multi-unit Ownership Dave Buzza & Franchise Development Team Owners
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. agSigns Finishing Hacks Tammy Coil, Rich Russell Beginner/Intermediate
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Become a Data-Driven Dynamo with Print Speak Kelly DuPree Beginner
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Boost Your Revenue with Sound Mailing Strategy Tec Mailing / USPS All Levels
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Don't Act Like You're Not Impressed
- Million Dollar Sales Panel
Craig Nolan All Levels
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fine-Tune Your Financials Leah White All Levels
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. In Case of Emergency - Expecting the Unexpected Trent Lensch, Kevin Strand Owners/Managers
- All Levels
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Much Ado About Social Marketing Team, Nuvi Beginner/Intermediate
 
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Strategic Planning Session - Tier 3 Centers Ryan Farris Tier 3
 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. A Wrinkle in Time Management David Handler Owners - All Levels
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. agSigns Installation: the Next Dimension Tammy Coil, Rich Russell Intermediate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Easy Peasy Campaigns Derek Neil Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Making It Personal David Urton Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Selling Signs Simplified Craig Nolan Beginner
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Tales from the Network: Selling Web-to-Print Business Development Team
 
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. agOnline: Don't Give It Away Now! David Urton Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. agSigns: What's in Your Toolbox? Rich Russell Beginner
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Creating a Culture of Longevity and Loyalty Clain Udy Beginner/Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Print Speakesy: the Skinny on Managing Sales Craig Nolan Beginner
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. RIP it. RIP it Good. Derek Neil Intermediate
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Wide-format, Wider Margins Tammy Coil, Mike Price Intermediate
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