Staying in Front of Your Customers: Public Relations

7/17/2024, 1:00pm CDT REGISTER NOW

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Description: The program will discuss how professionals like architects, designers, showroom consultants and manufacturers can get a better understanding of the market today in regards to servicing their customers through the use of the public relations methodologies.

Attendees will gain a better understanding of the different types of PR strategies to keep specialized services forefront to their customers.

Learning Objectives: During this course:

  • Review business basics
  • Discover relevant PR activities
  • Review helpful techniques that correspond with activities
  • Learn how to develop each particular activity

How Taught: The CES facilitator utilizes a PowerPoint presentation to provide an in-depth overview for how to differentiate your services. It will be an interactive session that encourages feedback and questions. The program ends with real solutions to effectively put strategies into place.

Target Audience: Architects, specifiers, interior designers and other design and business professionals. This program is basic and meets the needs of professionals at every experience level.

Facilitator Qualifications: Interline facilitator(s) have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills. In addition, they receive in-depth training in the field. They are our industry experts.

Instructor Bio: Jim Nowakowski has been involved in marketing and marketing communications for over 20 years. Prior to working at Interline, he served in a variety of positions in ad/PR agencies, including Creative Director, Account Supervisor and Copywriter. He also worked as a reporter for newspapers and taught English for a number of years before entering the advertising profession. His current work for both advertisers and publishers in advertising focuses on understanding communications and purchasing patterns in business-to-business. Besides industrial publications, he has worked for publishers in building construction, automotive and healthcare markets, including developing marketing communications programs, conducting in-depth market research and building customer inquiry database systems. Jim has an M.A. from DePaul University, Chicago, and a B.A. from Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois.

Costs: There is no cost for this webinar.