Furniture/Today Group to host online tech conference on May 18
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, March 7, 2011
ATLANTA — Furniture/Today and its sister brands in the Furniture/Today Group of Sandow Media are hosting the group's annual Online Technologies Conference on May 18 at the AmericasMart Conference Center here.
The theme of this year's annual conference is "Winning Strategies for Web Marketing" and is aimed at helping retailers and manufacturers better leverage the Internet.
The one-day conference will focus exclusively on how retailers and manufacturers in the gift, decorative accessories and home furnishings industries are using the latest Web-based marketing strategies. Topics include:
+ How to create a request for proposal from a website developer.
+ Connecting your online and offline sales for better results.
+ Android, iPad, Windows: What you need to know.
+ Finding new customers and building customer loyalty through social media.
+ Web-based market research tools.
+ Social networks to social shopping - how to prepare for the next step.
"The objective of this event is to provide retailers and manufacturers in the home furnishing and gift industries with actionable, real-world tips and ideas that they can use in their businesses," said Penny Schneck, online manager, Sandow Media.
Early bird registration through April 17 is $99. Registration after that date is $189. The conference fee includes lunch and conference notebook.
To register online go to http://furnituretodayonline.com/onlinetechconference/2011/
or contact Conference and Events Manager Heather Grant at (336) 605-1061.
Conference sponsors include AmericasMart, Brandwise, FurnitureCore.com, FurnitureDealer.net, Myriad Software, Shopatron and Whereoware.
Sandow Media's Furniture Group includes Furniture/Today, Home Accents Today, Home Textiles Today, Kids Today, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Casual Living and Playthings.
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