Posted by: Providence Chamber of Commerce | April 30, 2012

RIBX 2012 Business Knowledge — From the Experts May 3rd

On Thursday, May 3rd, the RI Convention Center will be the epicenter of business activity, as professionals from divergent companies converge for RIBX 2012.  At the heart of successful business transactions are inspiration and collaboration and RIBX, through expertise from the pros, provides business owners, marketing creatives, sales force teams, tech gurus and entrepreneurs with the tools for implementing meaningful action agendas throughout the upcoming year. Check out this year’s thoughtful Knowledge Tract presentations, which are offered FREE to RIBX attendees, with a business card.

Show Floor – Platform A

10:30 a.m. “Top Ways Employers Get Sued and How to Avoid Them”
Monte Farrar – Express Employment Professionals

11:30 a.m. “Why Mentoring Is Not A Privilege For The Select Few”
Mary Esteves – Nova Consulting, Inc.

12:30 p.m. “Commonly Held Perceptions”
Guy Lebas – Janney Montgomery Scott

1:30 p.m.   “Free Your Rebel Spirit ~ Find a Better Future”
Lois Kelly – Foghound

2:30 p.m.   “How to Select a Sales Channel for Distribution”
Dick Lush – Fire Alarm Marketing

3:30 p.m.   “Putting It All Together: Understanding Social Media & Online Marketing”
Cumulus Media
Patrick Austin – Director of Digital Media, Cumulus Media Providence
Kirsten DiChiappari – Owner, The ChatHer Group
Patricia Raskin – Radio Host & Author
Joe Lembo – General Sales Manager, Cumulus Media Providence

Show Floor – Platform B

10:30 a.m. “Don’t Just Exhibit at a Trade Show–OWN IT!”
Mark Litos – Litos Strategic Communications

11:30 a.m. “Revving the Referral Engine: 10 Essential ‘Kick-butt’ Social Media Marketing Tips”
Shalimar Albanese – Shamrock Financial Corporation

12:30 p.m. “Introducing Thinkerbot: Stimulating Creativity In Your Organization”
Jeanette Palmer – Nail Communications

1:30 p.m. “Winning Your Next RFP: Beyond the Numbers”
Carolyn Lavin – Lavin Marketing Communications

2:30 p.m. “Razor Thin Positioning: Become the Expert and Gain Market Share by Narrowing Your Focus”
Dave Lubelczyk – IMAGEidentity, LTD

3:30 p.m. “Social Media Grows Up: The Safe, Legal and Effective Use of Social Media”                                                                               Walter Hunter – Littler

Show Floor – Platform C

10:30 a.m. “Stepping Into the Cloud!”
Eric Shorr – PC Troubleshooters, Inc.

11:30 a.m. “Empowering Businesses through Collaborative Innovation”
Praveen Atreya – Verizon Wireless

1:30 p.m. “Mobile Web Apps: Why You Need to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love W3C Standards”
Brian Cardarella – Dockyard

2:30 p.m. “The Power of Analytics for Profit”
Matt Flanagan– TWOBOLT Marketing Technologies

3:30 p.m. “Sanity Software: The Case for Practice Management”
Thomas Busch – The ProfitPoint Group, Inc.

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