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Friday, August 9
 

8:00am PDT

Good Morning with Debbie Q.: The Kick Off!
Wake up each morning and get inspired, educated and so much more with the first session of the day!

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Quintana

Debbie Quintana

Owner, The Gift Basket Association
Awarded for her innovation, leadership and “mover and shaker” attitude in Silicon Valley, Debbie has made an impression on small and medium sized business owners throughout the United States and beyond. A former security professional in high tech, Debbie made the decision to create... Read More →



Friday August 9, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Main Meeting Room (Solano)

9:00am PDT

Business Gifting Program Design & Execution
Of course you're looking to sell to businesses and doing it the right way will expedite your opportunities. Learn how to create a business gifting program and how to get it in the hands of business professionals.

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Quintana

Debbie Quintana

Owner, The Gift Basket Association
Awarded for her innovation, leadership and “mover and shaker” attitude in Silicon Valley, Debbie has made an impression on small and medium sized business owners throughout the United States and beyond. A former security professional in high tech, Debbie made the decision to create... Read More →




Friday August 9, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Main Meeting Room (Solano)

10:00am PDT

Storefronts, Pop-Ups & Merchandising
Learn how to set up your storefront properly to attract clients and show off your capabilities. The concept of a pop-up shop means you can sell anywhere.

Speakers
avatar for Anne Pazier

Anne Pazier

Owner, Santa Barbara Gift Baskets
Anne Pazier is the embodiment of giving. She once said, “Make your business a reflection of yourself” and she leads every day by this example. Anne helps individuals and businesses use gifting as a strategy to extend their brand and convey their message in a unique and compelling... Read More →



Friday August 9, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am PDT
Main Meeting Room (Solano)

1:30pm PDT

The Client Experience
From the time your client finds you to the time their order is closed, what does your customer experience?  Does it stand out or just ordinary? Let's find out.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Day

Sharon Day

Owner, Express Yourself Gifts & Baskets



Friday August 9, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm PDT
Cascade C

2:30pm PDT

Client Presentations the Right Way
Knowing how to engage and interact with potential business clients has never been more important than it is today. Having great gift baskets and marketing materials, although important, will not grow your business by itself. You must hone and perfect your presentation skills to connect, nurture, and resonate with your potential clients. In this course, you will learn how to present using consultative, solution-driven selling to meet the real needs of your clients and become their trusted “gift expert”. You will also get tips on how to empathize, connect and close the sale effortlessly.

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Wasylko

Deborah Wasylko

Owner, Baskets Galore
Deborah Wasylko MBA, CGE is an entrepreneur, engineer, show host and author noted for her work in corporate sales and award-winning gift design. Deborah’s personal credo is to create a life that she doesn’t want to take a vacation from. To stay true to her north star, she launched... Read More →



Friday August 9, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm PDT
Cascade C

2:30pm PDT

Google My Biz
Your listing on Google is not only critical but the opportunity you have to maximize your search engine optimization and encourage clients to visit your website is massive.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching



Friday August 9, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm PDT
Cascade E

3:30pm PDT

Google My Biz
Your listing on Google is not only critical but the opportunity you have to maximize your search engine optimization and encourage clients to visit your website is massive.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching



Friday August 9, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm PDT
Cascade E
 
Saturday, August 10
 

8:00am PDT

Good Morning with Debbie Q.: Newest Tools for Selling
We've tested, proved and are currently using a variety of tools that are increasing our sales and we're going to share them with you.  Learn about AI, loyalty, click to buy catalogs, guided selling and much more.

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Quintana

Debbie Quintana

Owner, The Gift Basket Association
Awarded for her innovation, leadership and “mover and shaker” attitude in Silicon Valley, Debbie has made an impression on small and medium sized business owners throughout the United States and beyond. A former security professional in high tech, Debbie made the decision to create... Read More →




Saturday August 10, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Main Meeting Room (Solano)

1:00pm PDT

Constant Contact: Segmentation, Personalization and Automation
Learn how to use email marketing to create vertical marketing strategies, personalize your emails to your clients and automate, too!

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching

Sponsors


Saturday August 10, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Cascade E

2:00pm PDT

Advanced Social Networking
[3/28/19] I've just returned from the premier social media conference in the world. There are some amazing and surprising things on the horizon and, as you most certainly know, it changes on the daily. So I can't give you all the details of what this class will cover because I will keep it current with what we don't even know yet. Who would have predicted Facebook and Instagram would go dark for 10 hours last March 13? It was like the world was ending!

What I will tell you is that I'll be covering what works now on social - break it out by platform - and give you definite do's and don'ts. Here's the thing, social media is a part of your marketing plan - not the whole thing. We all (myself included) have a tendency to waste a lot of time on social that isn't helping our business grow. I'll show you what you should be doing and give you some tools to help make it easier. 

Speakers
avatar for Sue Monhait

Sue Monhait

Owner, The Ribbon Print Company
Hi! I'm a business owner, podcast host, speaker, educator and bestselling author for the community I lovingly call, “Gifters-Bakers-Crafters-Makers” – women who create beautiful and/or delicious products that they want to share with the world. The Ribbon Print Company offers... Read More →



Saturday August 10, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Cascade C

2:00pm PDT

Lifestyle Photography
It's time to step up your photography game! Present your gifts by telling a story through your photos. The days of just taking a photo of your gift are over. Learn how to take amazing photographs using your cell phone and presenting them in a modern fashion.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Hoag

Sarah Hoag

Owner, Sarah Hoag Photography



Saturday August 10, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Cascade A

3:00pm PDT

Constant Contact: Segmentation, Personalization and Automation
Learn how to use email marketing to create vertical marketing strategies, personalize your emails to your clients and automate, too!

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching

Sponsors


Saturday August 10, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade E

3:00pm PDT

Holiday Prep
Learn how to prep right now for the holiday sales cycle. We're going to give you 3 concepts that will help you kick off your holiday sales in a manner that will get your clients attention NOW.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Parola

Shawn Parola

Owner, All the Buzz Gifts



Saturday August 10, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade A

3:00pm PDT

The Client Experience
From the time your client finds you to the time their order is closed, what does your customer experience?  Does it stand out or just ordinary? Let's find out.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Day

Sharon Day

Owner, Express Yourself Gifts & Baskets



Saturday August 10, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade C

4:00pm PDT

Google My Biz
Your listing on Google is not only critical but the opportunity you have to maximize your search engine optimization and encourage clients to visit your website is massive.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching



Saturday August 10, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
Cascade D
 
Sunday, August 11
 

8:00am PDT

Good Morning with Debbie Q.
Wake up each morning and get inspired, educated and so much more with the first session of the day!

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Quintana

Debbie Quintana

Owner, The Gift Basket Association
Awarded for her innovation, leadership and “mover and shaker” attitude in Silicon Valley, Debbie has made an impression on small and medium sized business owners throughout the United States and beyond. A former security professional in high tech, Debbie made the decision to create... Read More →



Sunday August 11, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am PDT
Main Meeting Room (Solano)

1:00pm PDT

Advanced Social Networking
Posting and going live just isn't enough anymore. We're going to show you some advanced concepts of social networking so you can cut through the noise of what everyone else is doing and deliver content they'll notice.

Speakers
avatar for Sue Monhait

Sue Monhait

Owner, The Ribbon Print Company
Hi! I'm a business owner, podcast host, speaker, educator and bestselling author for the community I lovingly call, “Gifters-Bakers-Crafters-Makers” – women who create beautiful and/or delicious products that they want to share with the world. The Ribbon Print Company offers... Read More →



Sunday August 11, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Cascade E

2:00pm PDT

Client Presentations the Right Way
Learn how to get the opportunity to present to your potential clients and once you do get the chance,
​do it right. From materials to snacks, we're going to show you how to do it right.

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Wasylko

Deborah Wasylko

Owner, Baskets Galore
Deborah Wasylko MBA, CGE is an entrepreneur, engineer, show host and author noted for her work in corporate sales and award-winning gift design. Deborah’s personal credo is to create a life that she doesn’t want to take a vacation from. To stay true to her north star, she launched... Read More →



Sunday August 11, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Cascade E

2:00pm PDT

Lifestyle Photography
It's time to step up your photography game! Present your gifts by telling a story through your photos. The days of just taking a photo of your gift are over. Learn how to take amazing photographs using your cell phone and presenting them in a modern fashion.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Hoag

Sarah Hoag

Owner, Sarah Hoag Photography



Sunday August 11, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Cascade A

3:00pm PDT

Advanced Social Networking
Posting and going live just isn't enough anymore. We're going to show you some advanced concepts of social networking so you can cut through the noise of what everyone else is doing and deliver content they'll notice.

Speakers
avatar for Sue Monhait

Sue Monhait

Owner, The Ribbon Print Company
Hi! I'm a business owner, podcast host, speaker, educator and bestselling author for the community I lovingly call, “Gifters-Bakers-Crafters-Makers” – women who create beautiful and/or delicious products that they want to share with the world. The Ribbon Print Company offers... Read More →



Sunday August 11, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade E

3:00pm PDT

Holiday Prep
Learn how to prep right now for the holiday sales cycle. We're going to give you 3 concepts that will help you kick off your holiday sales in a manner that will get your clients attention NOW.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Parola

Shawn Parola

Owner, All the Buzz Gifts



Sunday August 11, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade A

3:00pm PDT

Lifestyle Photography
It's time to step up your photography game! Present your gifts by telling a story through your photos. The days of just taking a photo of your gift are over. Learn how to take amazing photographs using your cell phone and presenting them in a modern fashion.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Hoag

Sarah Hoag

Owner, Sarah Hoag Photography



Sunday August 11, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade D

3:00pm PDT

The Client Experience
From the time your client finds you to the time their order is closed, what does your customer experience?  Does it stand out or just ordinary? Let's find out.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Day

Sharon Day

Owner, Express Yourself Gifts & Baskets



Sunday August 11, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Cascade C

4:15pm PDT

Client Presentations the Right Way
Learn how to get the opportunity to present to your potential clients and once you do get the chance,
​do it right. From materials to snacks, we're going to show you how to do it right.

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Wasylko

Deborah Wasylko

Owner, Baskets Galore
Deborah Wasylko MBA, CGE is an entrepreneur, engineer, show host and author noted for her work in corporate sales and award-winning gift design. Deborah’s personal credo is to create a life that she doesn’t want to take a vacation from. To stay true to her north star, she launched... Read More →



Sunday August 11, 2019 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Cascade B

4:15pm PDT

Constant Contact: Segmentation, Personalization and Automation
Learn how to use email marketing to create vertical marketing strategies, personalize your emails to your clients and automate, too!

Speakers
avatar for Linda Eskridge

Linda Eskridge

Owner, Couture Business Coaching



Sunday August 11, 2019 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Cascade E

4:15pm PDT

Holiday Prep
Learn how to prep right now for the holiday sales cycle. We're going to give you 3 concepts that will help you kick off your holiday sales in a manner that will get your clients attention NOW.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Parola

Shawn Parola

Owner, All the Buzz Gifts



Sunday August 11, 2019 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Cascade A