spring 2018 Seminars

sgf18 seminars vb

August 26th

11am - Retail Theatre enhancing the customer experience

Speakers: Sarah Dunn & Lizzi Whaley

As consumers continue to show great affection for the face-to-face, bricks and mortar retail experience, the big question for retailers is: “How do we stand-out in-store?” Creating remarkable retail experiences is fast becoming the new holy grail.

This presentation will examine the phenomenon of retail theatre, looking at everything from augmented reality point of sale and artificial intelligence to extraordinary, themed stores. Retailers that wish to stand out are investing-in the exploration of new design techniques.

 

Sarah Dunn: Editor & associate publisher of NZ Retail Magazine

Lizzi Whaley: CEO of Spaceworks

 

Runtime: 40 minutes

 

2.30pm – The Challenges Running a SME in the Digital Era 

Speakers – Ric Horsfall

Ric Horsfall - Director of Web Ninja NZ gives his advice on how small business can find their feet in the digital era.  Learn how to adapt and evolve in the digital age with useful tips in plain language that we all can understand.

 

Ric Horsfall - Director & General Manager at Web Ninja Limited. Ric has established a reputation for exceeding customer expectations, developing long standing effective relationships with clients and leading multi-million dollar business units within companies such as NZME, Fisher & Paykel Finance and MYOB
He has a depth expertise in a wide range of industry sectors including IT/Software Development, Retail, Franchising, and Call Centre Management and now is Director of success eCommerce company Web Ninja Limited 

 

Runtime: 30 minutes


 

August 27th

2.30pm – The Challenges Running a SME in the Digital Era (repeat from Day 1)

Speakers – Ric Horsfall

Ric Horsfall - Director of Web Ninja NZ gives his advice on how small business can find their feet in the digital era.  Learn how to adapt and evolve in the digital age with useful tips in plain language that we all can understand.

 

Ric Horsfall - Director & General Manager at Web Ninja Limited. Ric has established a reputation for exceeding customer expectations, developing long standing effective relationships with clients and leading multi-million-dollar business units within companies such as NZME, Fisher & Paykel Finance and MYOB
He has a depth expertise in a wide range of industry sectors including IT/Software Development, Retail, Franchising, and Call Centre Management and now is Director of success eCommerce company Web Ninja Limited 

 

Runtime: 30 minutes


 

AUGUST 28TH

11:00am – THE KEY TO GOOD SOCIAL MEDIA

jessica whitingJESSICA WHITING, OH GOSH

The key to any good social media is having a good plan in place with a consistent voice, sometimes this is easier said and than done! Hear some tips from Jessica of Oh Gosh on how to set your tone of voice, and a starting point to manage your own social pages while keeping your brand consistent and cohesive.

Jessica Whiting is a dedicated designer with a background in digital and print marketing, combine those two together and you have a recipe for a strong brand image. Jessica has over 10 years experience, not only working with some of New Zealand's most recognised household brands but unique boutique companies and through her own personal brand, Foxes Blog and more recently. 

 

Next Event

Spring Gift and Homeware Fair 2018 26 - 28 August 2018 ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane View Google Map

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