Have you registered yet for the 2015 Advantage User Group conference (February 11-13 in Lake Buena Vista)? Based on years of feedback from attendees, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll come away with valuable ideas you can implement in your company and new or renewed friendships with your peers from publishing companies around the world.
This year’s focus is on optimizing your use of Advantage and adjusting to a rapidly changing environment. The agenda is action-packed with presentations, panel discussions and roundtables full of useful information and interesting viewpoints. And there will be ample opportunity to relax and socialize with your fellow Advantage users.
Dates: February 11-13, 2015
Location: Holiday Inn – Lake Buena Vista, 1805 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, …
The 2014 Advantage Management Roundtable took place in Helsinki, Finland, on 9 and 10 October. This was a gathering of executives and managers of AdvantageCS clients in Europe who met to share their vision of the publishing industry and their priorities. Arnaud Habrant (Martin Media, France), Philippe Toulemonde (Ouest France, France), Mark Judd (CDS Global, United Kingdom), Klas Person (Egmont Publishing, Sweden), Juha Blomster and Pirjo Nurmilaukas (A-lehdet, Finland), and Santtu Elsinen and Ilkka Torkkel (Talentum, Finland) joined the roundtable.
A-ledhet Oy graciously hosted the meeting in its beautiful office, with a great view of one of the 1,000 lakes of Finland. Many thanks to Juha Blomster, A-lehdet CEO, and Pirjo Nurmilaukas, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, for …
The 2014 Advantage Users Group (AUG) was--despite the Midwestern winter-like temperatures--a success. As has been the case at past AUG gatherings, the weather was once again a factor for many traveling to New Orleans. Despite that, most of the 75 registrants made it to the conference, including representatives from Egmont in Sweden.
Eric Fishman of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the outgoing AUG chairperson, opened the conference by welcoming one and all and then introduced the keynote speaker, Nancy Becker of UCG.
In spite of having her flight re-directed and then driving 5 hours to New Orleans from Houston the night before, Nancy delivered an enthusiastic address that began with a group participation activity to help break the ice and get communication flowing. She …