A Brave Independent World: Customers, Creativity, Confidence

During the AICC Spring Meeting, April 26-28, at the Omni Amelia Island Resort, Amelia Island, FL, speakers will address the challenges of the past year, what's next, and the economic outlook.

The meeting reportedly offers attendees valuable sessions and speakers to provide essential information and new trends. Attendees could also connect with peers through various socially distanced networking opportunities, utilizing the abundant outdoor space available at the Omni.

Speakers include:

  • Steve Robinson, former CMO & EVP, Chick-fil-A, will share the dynamic Chick-fil-A story and "X-factor" of how they continue to provide the "best-in-class" service. Robinson will present "Putting the Customer Experience First" and "Culture: Where Leadership, Character and Values Meet." All registered attendees will receive a copy of his book "Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand";
  • Gene Marks, columnist, author, small business owner, CPA, The Marks Group, will speak on "Post Covid Opportunities and the Biden Administration – Issues, Challenges, and Actions to Grow your Business Over the Next Two Years”;
  • Greg Tucker, CEO, Bay Cities and industry leader will bring his company's innovative attitude to a discussion on "What's Next in Retail & Navigating the New Normal in Packaging";
  • Brent Lindberg, founder & head of curiosity, Fuseneo, will discuss current trends in e-commerce packaging and what to expect in the future;
  • Matt Elhardt, vice president - global sales, Fisher International, Inc, and Mitchell Klingher, CPA, Klingher Nadler, LLP will present on the state of the industry and provide an economic forecast for the future during the opening "hot topic" focused session; and
  • Al Randle, director of operations, Cozen Security Systems will address "Cyber Security in the Workplace," which will help attendees prevent and protect their company from attacks. The focused session will also feature a member town hall discussion on post-covid best practices.

A unique opportunity during the meeting is a virtual tour of Packrite, a trade finisher for the corrugated and folding carton packaging industries, with Packrite team members and its suppliers available for questions.

AICC Emerging Leaders will have a dedicated training session to create a three-year plan for growth and development with a roundtable breakout session, as well as a networking event.

Before the meeting, AICC will reportedly offer its popular Sales Managers' Forum. Participants can join AICC's sales facilitators Ed Wallace, managing director, AchieveNEXT Relational Capital and Mark Roberts, CEO, OTB Solutions.

AICC will offer a virtual registration option as well, with more details available in early April.

For more information, visit https://www.aiccbox.org.

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