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Flooring Installers Go Full Throttle to 2018 Convention

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Fri, Jul 27, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

The Certified Flooring Installers, a division of the World Floor Covering Association, present the 25th Annual CFI Flooring Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla. August 15 – 17. The trade event offers the latest in “new products, tools, techniques and training” for flooring professionals as well as a selection of networking opportunities and the Associate Showcase. Business coach and consultant Josh McGinnis will deliver the keynote address "Why Most Business Plans Are Worthless" at 9:30 am on August 16.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Building Materials

AVMA Presents Comprehensive Veterinary Education at Convention

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, Jul 09, 2018 @ 11:45 AM

Each year, thousands of animal health professionals gather for veterinary education, product discovery, business development and networking opportunities at the AVMA Convention. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) welcomes practicing veterinarians, AVMA members, retired members, non-members, veterinary students, members of international veterinary associations, veterinary technicians, veterinary technician students, practice staff, and non-veterinarians to attend. The 2018 Convention offers:

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Tags: Veterinarians, Events / Conferences

Funeral Home Directors Gather for NFDA Business Conference

Posted by Harrison Friedes on Thu, Jul 05, 2018 @ 10:56 AM

Like Charon, the Greek mythological god who helped Hercules and other heroes reach the underworld, 21st century funeral home directors are tasked with guiding people to a final resting place. In that spirit, funeral home directors, owners and financial directors will meet to discuss how to improve their businesses, increase profits and manage long-term goals. The conference takes place July 11 – 13 in Asheville, N.C., offering general sessions, continuing education units, discussion and networking events.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Funeral Homes

Minority Auto Dealers Convene at 2018 Annual Membership Meeting

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Wed, Jun 27, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) presents its annual membership meeting July 10 – 14 at Sheraton Grand Chicago for a nationwide network of minority auto dealers. The trade event offers membership meetings, workshops, social engagement and one-on-one meetings between dealerships and manufacturers. CrossCheck's Senior VP Charles Dortch III will attend the meeting and is available to discuss how dealers can mitigate risk, save time and money, and increase sales with the C.A.R.S. program (details below).

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Auto Dealerships

Acquiring Industry Gathers at the 2018 MWAA Annual Conference

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:45 AM

The MidWest Acquirers Association will hold its 16th Annual MWAA Conference on July 25 – 26 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, a popular destination with spectacular views of Lake Michigan and nearby points of interest. This two-day trade event offers a variety of activities to ISOs and other members of the acquiring industry: educational and networking opportunities, a lineup of qualified speakers, and a tradeshow featuring the latest in payments and value-added products and services. Read More

Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

Conference Targets Managers of Dental Offices

Posted by Harrison Friedes on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 @ 09:38 AM

My first grade self was in the back of mom's car. As usual, I was contemplating what I could do to earn my freedom from the unwanted tasks my parents kept serving me. A conference for managers of dental offices was the furthest thing from my mind.

“Hey Mom? Why do we have to brush our teeth?"

Mom answered, "Because … your teeth will rot if you don't."

On principle, I wasn't willing to let that sit: "Cavemen didn't and they were fine!"

I sat back, anticipating permanent liberation from dental hygienic practices.

"Yeah," Mom replied, "and cavemen died at 30."

That day, I learned that (1) being a caveman was no longer a realistic opportunity for my future; and (2) teeth and dentists are important. Enter the 14th Annual Dental Management Conference on July 19 – 21 in San Antonio, Texas — an excellent choice for continuing education units (CEU), networking opportunities, and learning invaluable material in the company of other managers of dental offices.

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Tags: Dentists, Events / Conferences

Women Powered WIA Conference Inspires Auto Dealers

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, May 21, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

The 4th annual summer Women in Automotive (WIA) Conference will focus on “educating and empowering women and men in the automotive community” by discussing content marketing, industry trends, and other factors impacting employment and sales growth for auto dealers. The conference offers ample opportunity to experience “Ted-talk-style” engaging keynotes, interactive educational sessions, and networking with educators, women in similar roles, and female industry leaders. The 2017 WIA Conference drew over 400 attendees.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Auto Dealerships

Furniture First Symposium: Innovation for Furniture Dealers

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 11:45 AM

Furniture dealers and home furnishings industry stakeholders located within the United States will assemble for business enhancing education and community building at the Furniture First Symposium 2018. Furniture First is a “purchasing cooperative with more than 223 stockholder members, representing over 484 furniture stores in 47 states.” The event will take place May 14 – 16 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., providing ample business opportunities including:

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Events / Conferences

2018 TRANSACT for Payments Technology Experts: Part Four

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Fri, May 04, 2018 @ 03:55 PM

In April, CrossCheck participated in TRANSACT 2018, the annual conference for the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), a global trade association representing more than 500 payments technology companies. We were one of more than 200 exhibitors on the 50k square foot trade show floor. In addition, there were 40 educational sessions with about 120 speakers. CrossCheck has always been active in the ETA and we helped found its predecessor, the Bankcard Services Association, so we were present at the beginning.

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Tags: Brandes Elitch, Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

PAYMENTS 2018: the 2nd Installment for Payments Professionals

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 @ 09:31 AM

The PAYMENTS 2018 conference takes place April 29 to May 2 at the San Diego Convention Center, featuring educational workshops, meetings, keynote sessions and a variety of networking events for payments professionals. Produced by The Electronic Payments Association (NACHA), this year’s event is focused on faster payments and will be attended by payments professionals from all macro environments including mobile, retail and technology as well as payment processors such as CrossCheck. Read More

Tags: Events / Conferences