Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York
Get Educated and Get Certified with SAAGNY!
Thursday, January 25, 2018
District 1 Regional Association
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Greg Armstrong, Proforma
Win! And Win Big!
Discover proven tools, processes and strategies to help you win million and multi-million dollar deals. Learn how to position yourself and your solution to win large deals and contracts and how to quickly and efficiently implement your solution to capture the cash.
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Thursday, February 1, 2018
Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah
3 Executive Boulevard, Suffern NY 10901
SAAGNY Winter Showcase Schedule
Breakfast: 8:45 a.m.
Education: 9:15 a.m.
Trade Show: 10:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Suffern - Mahwah
3 Executive Blvd
Suffern, NY 10901
SAAGNY Winter Showcase Schedule
Breakfast: 8:45 a.m.
Company Stores: How the Modern Day
Distributor Impresses ClientsPresented by John Peddy, SAGE
Trade Show: 10:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m
Co-Sponsored With NERA
Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30 p.m. note new time
Jim Ristuccia, A+ Wine Designs
Synergy, Strategy, Success & Teamwork: Developing a Successful Distributor-Supplier Relationship
Consistently deliver “Wow!” to your customers, through excellent service, selection, quality and price. Do this by having the confidence, trust and cooperation of your suppliers as an integral part of the selling process.
The presentation is for the distributor in understanding the behind the scenes process at your vendors and how having better vendor relations can impact your bottom line. Developing partnerships and including suppliers in the selling process will make you a better solution provider. This presentation will use a multi-modality approach to learning including cases studies. Specifically areas addressed include:
The evening includes 2-1/2 hours of bowling, a premium open bar, lots of food, and unlimited networking.
SAAGNY Members: bring a colleague or two or three!
SAAGNY Supplier Members: invite your favorite distributor to come as your guest!
This event sold out last year!
February 28, 2018
$25 per SAAGNY member
Thursday, March 8, 2018
9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Orrefors Kosta Boda
SAAGNY invites you to join us for an excitingFREE networking opportunity for our Distributor Members consisting of breakfast and a presentation from Suppliers or Multi-Line Representatives.
Get your morning buzz on your way to work...on us!
Thursday, March 22, 2018
8:30 a.m. note new time
Ron Baron, Ad-A-Day
You Can Sell at Prices HIGHER than Your Competition!
. . Finally!
Attend this presentation and you will understand the answer to the one problem that gives promotional products business owners, managers, and sales professionals sleepless nights:
How do I sell against price-cutting competitors?
You will learn:
Be sure to join us. You will leave with specific quick and easy ways to immediately begin selling more -- at HIGHER PRICES!!
Missing this webinar could be the most expensive mistake you make . . . See you there!
The New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
Thursday, March 22 7:10 p.m.
Barclay Center620 Atlantic AveBrooklyn, NY 11217
SAAGNY seats are in the Honda Club.
The Honda Club offers an expansive view of the arena, this wide-open space offers a private area for SAAGNY with direct access to the Honda Club bar. Domestic draft beer, wine, and soda is included with each ticket, along with a dedicated buffet selection.
$99 a ticket* includes buffet, draft beer, wine and soda.
This represents a deep discount from the actual cost of the ticket.
Bring a friend, a colleague or client!
* SAAGNY member pricing
The evening includes 3 hours of golf, beer and wine, lots of food, and unlimited networking.
Tuesday, April 10, 5:00 p.m.
Topgolf Edison, 1013 U.S. Route 1, Edison, NJ 08817
SAAGNY Distributor Members: bring a colleague or two!
Great fun with a group!
Whether you're a scratch golfer or just want to mess around; want to drink or want some good food, this is a great event for you!
Wine Tasting in Connecticut
Join your colleagues and friends for a fun wine tasting event!
Embrace the American spirit as you taste incredible wines produced in Washington, Oregon and California. The premium wines included in our wine classes are stunning and complex, from a variety of prestigious wine regions
SAAGNY members bring a colleague or two and save on each additional person!
$15 - first person
$10 - each additional person
$50 All Attendees
Registration is Limited!
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Roni Wright, The Book Company
Calm the Mind and Find the Power Within to Thrive
Ever notice a conversation going on in your head that’s difficult to turn it off? Or, do messaging and images that you find disruptive or irritating constantly bombard you? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Sometimes it’s hard to shut out the outside noise and chatter. During this session, you will discover how to optimize daily activities and focus on what you need to do to be successful and happy. You’ll learn ways to take control of what life throws at you, and better yet, learn techniques on how to “be alright” in any situation.
Join Roni to explore five areas to find calm in even the most stressful of days.
Promotional Products Work Week!
Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 18
Get In Touch! during Promotional Products Work! Week, May 14 -18, 2018. This is an industry-wide event dedicated to celebrating promotional products and the value they create. The Get In Touch! campaign positions promotional products as an advertising medium like no other. The campaign's integrated approach and creative assets leverage paid, earned, shared and owned strategies that include digital and traditional print ads, social media, research, infographics and video toolkits. DOWNLOAD them today! Link your website and place your logo in the #GETINTOUCH ads and you’re ready to go with an instantly customized marketing program
This year the Get In Touch! campaign will help you get in touch with clients, customers and prospects to share the power of promotional products. Open your doors. Advocate for the industry. Reach out for a good cause. Get on your soap box. Show appreciation and say thank you. And, GetInTOUCH!
You’ll find details and insights on Promotional Products Work! Week, important reasons to participate, who participates, how to plan the week, and a timeline for success.
You may read the Organizers Guide online or print copies for everyone on your planning team. by clicking here.
Retro-inspired cocktail bar at the Hotel Henri with 18th-floor views.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 prices go up 1/19/18
125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011
SAAGNY Summer Showcase Schedule
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Randi Busse, Customer Service and Retention Expert
Turning Rants into Raves: Turn Your Customers
On Before They Turn On YOU!
This program is designed to help employees think like owners and learn the skills they need to delight customers. Attendees will learn:
What customers want
The difference between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty
The intersection between social media and customer service
Why a complaint is a four-letter word!
How to sell without selling
How to inspire your customers to refer you
Target Audience: This presentation is appropriate for audiences of all types, as customer service is the responsibility of all people in an organization.
Presentation geared for: This presentation is geared for employees at all experience levels.
Ballamoor Country Club
6071 English Creek Ave.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m and Shotgun Start at 2:00 p.m.
More information to follow!
Craft Beer Tasting in New Jersey
Join your colleagues and friends for a fun craft beer tasting event!
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Ed Gulbenkian, Gulbenkian Swim
How to Sell Swim - There is Money in the Water!
This webinar will show you how to sell a full program to the SWIM Industry:
You don’t want to miss this marketing program!
Thursday, July 26, 2018
12:30 p.m. note new time
Joel Schaffer, Soundline
Holiday Sales & Marketing - How to Make Money in Q4
The fourth quarter accounts for 35% of the average distributor’s volume. It is disproportionately heavy due to Christmas. Add to that market awards, Spring apparel and budget cleaning, it is a potential windfall for all.
This session focuses on Christmas gifts, calendar and greeting card sales. It offers marketing ideas and sharpens presentation skills. It touches on award selling and budget clearing.
Action plans for immediate sales and marketing
The New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds!
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Tickets are $85 each. Purchase yours today by clicking here.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Dylan Sullivan, Insane Apparel
Weighing the Pros and Cons of Screen Printing, Embroidery, Direct to Garment, and Heat Transfers
This Course will outline the differences of the four most popular decorating methods:
This seminar will delve into the pros and cons of each process, which one is best suited for the type of job and why.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Brad Bartlett, OPTIgraphics
Direct Mail is Not Dead, but The Rules Have Changed
Electronic E-Blasts are falling out of favor, and Direct Mail is back, but the Rules have Changed
This is for distributors and Multi Line reps that need to make a favorable presentation to their new and existing clients that you Direct Mail as a vehicle for reaching their target audience.
You can be a first time show person new to the industry, or an experience PRO, the rules have changed and this seminar answers the questions to what is new in direct mail. This presentation has lots of interaction with Video’s and interactive samples for all attendee’s. It was the highest rated presentation at the USPS show in the Spring with 100% favorable comments.
Wine Tasting Social
Join your colleagues and friends for a fun wine tasting event!
All attendees will sample six wines (3 red and 3 white), enjoy an appetizer and entree, and get a bottle of wine to take home
$29 - first person
$20 - each additional person
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Learn How to Sell Five Orders A Day
By employing the tactical selling steps required to make that happen!
In this webinar you will learn how to:
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Cathy Cain-Blank, CC Marketing-Communications
How to Create Email Content That Drives New Business
Stats show for every $100 you sink into email marketing, you can expect an average of $4,425 back. While many factors impact the success of an email marketing program, content plays a critical role. But many marketers are unsure of what constitutes compelling content. Should it be educational? Personal? Focus on solving problems? Humorous? Packed with special offers? If you want to keep customers engaged and entice prospects to take the next step, the content in your email program must go beyond the typical offering of promotional merchandise at a discount.
This session will cover:
Properly developed and executed, email programs deliver a high return on investment. This session will show you how a content-based email program will generate opportunities to develop new business. If you are considering an email program, or your existing program isn’t effective, don’t miss this session! You’ll walk away equipped with ideas you can easily and quickly put into action.
SAAGNY Holiday Party and
Save the Date!
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Join us as we celebrate SAAGNY member's achievements over the past year. If you attended last years' celebration, then surely you will not want to miss the beautiful venue and the delicious food!
Phone: (914) 848-7369
Fax: (914) 365-2541
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