The courage to stand apart with choices.
Carborundum Abrasives –
Best Practices for Online Selling: How to Leverage the Web to
Grow Your Business (Dr. Curtis Alexander, Business Growth Strat-
Stressed or confused about how to use the internet to grow your
profits? This session covers practical strategies to leverage the
web, including: how to compete against larger competitors, how
to make your site more than just a static online sell sheet, how to
increase traffic and conversion ratios, and how to strengthen your
The Best Ways to Implement New and Innovative Processes (Dirk
Beveridge, President, 4th Generation Systems)
Industrial companies are faced with unprecedented macro and ex-
Distribution – The New Normal (Jack Keough, Contributing Editor,
ternal forces. Before solutions can be found to survive and thrive
in this new world, manufacturers and distributors must internalize
the impact of these forces on their business and the ramifications
to growth and profitability. Leadership can then leverage this view
of the business to begin creating an environment that fosters dif-
ferentiation and innovation. In this session we’ll explore in-depth
the four ramifications every distributor and manufacturer must
face in this new world, and the inherent inertia within your busi-
ness that is acting as a gravitational pull towards the status-quo.
Industry veteran and Industrial Distribution contributing editor
Jack Keough will present findings from his research on Google,
Amazon, and other key e-tailers. His presentation will offer insight
on the impact these companies are having right now, where they
could be in the future, and how their approach is establishing new
benchmarks for the entire distribution marketplace.
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on the rest of the exciting educational sessions at this year’s Forum, as well as networking and exhibit features.
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