CEDIA industry roundtable
As part of the CEDIASTRONG initiative, CEDIA is hosting a series of conversations to bring industry insiders together virtually and discuss all that is and can be done in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the month of May, CEDIA has the following planned:
Selling in a Downturn, Wednesday, 6 May 2020 from 8am to 9am AEST
Join international sales reps in BIG Corp president Pete Baker, Global AV Sales business manager Dave Williams and former integrator and Schneider Electric business development manager – digital buildings Mark Jeisman as they talk about how to find new business in the middle of a downturn.
They talk about what to do when Australia eventually reopens after the pandemic, where to turn for new leads, how to proceed in a market with little confidence and how to talk to people who may not want to listen?
Marketing and Communications, Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 from 8am to 9am AEST
With small businesses closing due to government-imposed restrictions, business owners have mostly gone quiet. However, this discussion explains why this is the worst time to go quiet.
The panel will feature Well Above owner Salvatore Di Muccio, The IMPACT Agency chief executive Nicole Webb and last but not least, CEDIA regional development independent consultant ANZ and former Connected editor, Paul Skelton.
Getting Paid, Meeting Financial Obligations and JobKeeper update, Wednesday, 20 May 2020 from 8am to 9am AEST
Contractors Debt Recovery director and founder Anthony Igra and integrator Rob Saunders talk about how to ensure people get everything they’re entitled to as well as an update on the JobKeeper Allowance, alternative testing criteria and the tax implications of using government incentives.
This is critical in the current COVID-19 climate as some business owners are finding it hard to maintain a steady cashflow in these unpredictable times.
Health & Wellbeing, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 from 8am to 9am AEST
With the nation in lockdown, maintaining physical and mental health is of utmost priority, as is ensuring the morale of employees. Medical doctor and psychiatry resident Dr Kieran Kennedy and exercise physiologist Mark Simpson discuss ways to ensure we all make it out of the pandemic with as few scars as possible.