ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association, will host a virtual conference Thursday, March 4. More than 110 people have registered for the event, which features virtual breakouts for attendees to network, bourbon tasting and a panel on Best Practices for Engagement in a Virtual Environment.
The conference will officially start at 4 PM EST on Thursday with humorous stories of the wackiest business stories from the ETMA board. Next, the conference will spotlight speakers from the two newest firms, RA Solutions and Cell Brokerage, to join ETMA. There will be promotion and a demonstration of ETMA Market Place new functionality will enable member firms to submit requests for general capability product offers and to post re-sale capabilities. Next, attendees will move to a virtual breakout session to network and develop channel sales.
The Best Practices for Engagement in a Virtual Environment panel will be moderated by Natasha Royer Coons, ETMA Vice President and Advantix, Chief Revenue Officer, and Denise Booms-Pepin, ETMA At-Large Board Member and CBI Telecom, CEO.
The diverse panelists were selected to represent a variety of roles from C-suite; Sales and Marketing, Human Resources and front-line team leaders; large and smaller firms; and organizations with a wide range of focus areas. Drawing on ETMA member firms, with a focus on external and internal considerations, the panelists include Hilton Nicholson, CEO of CyberReef Solutions; Jill Ransome Chief Marketing Officer for Tangoe, Dawn Cox Procurement Supervisor with GSquared Wireless, Larry Garver Vice President of Operations for CBI Telecom and Sarah McGuire Director of Employee Engagement Advantix
Denise Booms-Pepin CEO of CBI Telecommunications Consultants and ETMA Board member said “I am excited to moderate this panel with an exciting relevant discussion about the challenges facing us in 2021 and beyond with industry peers and thought leaders.”
Jill Ransome Chief Marketing Officer for Tangoe, stated “I look forward to sharing the tools and best practices Tangoe has deployed over the past year that offer the most impact and measurable business benefit. Collectively, we must have strategies in place to help our industry succeed. This panel is a great place for these discussions.”
Natasha Royer Coons, ETMA Vice President and Advantix, Chief Revenue Officer said, “shifting to virtual customer connections can be challenging but businesses are using several strategies to increase engagement in new and innovative ways. We’ll explore how companies can implement best practices to shift from ‘surviving’ to ‘thriving” in a virtual environment.”
ETMA attracts a diverse range of CEOs and Presidents from the industry to its conferences with a unique blend of topics and activities for its members and a select group of guests. This conference will also promote ETMA core values:
• Sharing and Networking
• Engagement and Participation
• Idea Exchange and Peer Learning
• Openness and Adaptability.
Everything is designed to stimulate networking and interesting discussions that challenge participants and promote new business opportunities.
ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association is a non-profit organization with approximately 60 members managing over $71 Billion in enterprise expenses. Its ongoing mission is to raise awareness, foster industry growth, improve the quality and value of solutions, and establish industry standards. Further, ETMA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which clearly establishes standards and differentiates their level of commitment to their clients. ETMA does not sell consulting services or solutions.
Members provide solutions for enterprises in: Technology Management, Managed Services, Expense Management, Telecommunications Management, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Mobile Expense Management, Managed Mobility Services (MMS), Mobile Device Management MDM and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions.