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Educational Conference & Retailer Excellence Awards

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Social Media Success! How Independent Retailers are Driving Traffic, Sales and Profits
Social-media expert Crystal Vilkaitis of Crystal Media Co. discusses how retailers can use their social media channels to drive traffic and turn a profit.
2021-08-03T12:00:00Z 2021-08-03T12:45:00Z America/New_York Social+Media+Success%21+How+Independent+Retailers+are+Driving+Traffic%2C+Sales+and+Profits+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Break
2021-08-03T12:45:00Z 2021-08-03T13:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Using Local Influencers
Lance Paine & Jennifer Wentzo will share how to find and effectively use local influencers to expand social media presence & drive more online/in-store traffic.
2021-08-03T13:00:00Z 2021-08-03T13:45:00Z America/New_York Using+Local+Influencers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Break
2021-08-03T13:45:00Z 2021-08-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Point-of-Sale Point of Views
This retail panel will share their experiences and advice with different Point of Sale systems (POS) along with pros and cons and tips for how to transition.
2021-08-03T14:00:00Z 2021-08-03T14:45:00Z America/New_York Point-of-Sale+Point+of+Views https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Break
2021-08-03T14:45:00Z 2021-08-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Managing Your Ecommerce
Josh Orr gives advice for managing an ecommerce site, including the importance of visual appeal and best tools to manage inventory, purchasing data and more.
2021-08-03T15:00:00Z 2021-08-03T15:45:00Z America/New_York Managing+Your+Ecommerce https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Break
2021-08-03T15:45:00Z 2021-08-03T16:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Meet and Greet With REA Nominees
Meet the finalists for this year's Retailer Excellence Awards. Listen in as nominees answer questions about their business strategy, product hot-list and more.
2021-08-03T16:00:00Z 2021-08-03T17:00:00Z America/New_York Meet+and+Greet+With+REA+Nominees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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70th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards
Find out which retailers win the honor of REA winner along with Sales Rep of the Year, Manufacturer of the Year & Gift for Life’s Industry Achievement Award.
2021-08-03T17:00:00Z 2021-08-03T18:00:00Z America/New_York 70th+Annual+Retailer+Excellence+Awards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fretailer-excellence-awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Lenise Willis

Editor in Chief, Gifts & Decorative Accessories

Cathy Nagle-Ervin

Great Lakes Regional Manager, Eastern National

Jennifer Wentzo

Founder, Coded PR

Crystal Vilkaitis

Founder, Crystal Media Co.

Matt Triest

Owner, Be Charmed

Lance Paine

Founder, Brand Atelier

Josh Orr

Founder, Streamline Retail

Kristen Joy Laidig

Co-owner, Nerdvana Outpost in Chambersburg, PA

Debra Campbell

Co-owner, Fleurish Home in Ohio

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