[Radio-announce] 2017 RSVA SageBrush on ACBRadio Live Event

Larry Turnbull larry at acbradio.org
Fri Feb 10 12:21:45 CET 2017


Hello all:

 

Randolph Sheppard Vendors of America will be holding its 2017 Conference
February 13 through February 17 and ACBRadio will once again be providing
coverage on Live Event.

 

Thanks to Brian Charlson and Rick Morin for providing the streaming from Las
Vegas NV.

 

The schedule of events is posted at http://acbradio.org/live as well as
below.

 

Please note all times listed are in the Pacific time zone.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017

2:30 - 4:30 PM:

       RSVAR Board of Directors Meeting

 

4:30 PM

       Memorial for Filo Tu (HI)

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017

9:00 AM:

       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

"Welcome to Sagebrush":

       Scott Eggen (MN), SVS Vending, Sagebrush Chair 

       Dan Sippl (WI), RSVAR President, Sip N' Snack Vending

 

Moderator: John Albright (MN), Empire Vending, Sagebrush Committee Member. 

 

"Welcome from Nevada":

       Rick Kuhlmey (NV), President

Nevada Council of the Blind

       Drazen Elez (NV), Bureau Chief 

Business Enterprises of Nevada

 

Introduction of Participants:

       Dan Sippl (WI), RSVAR President, Sip N'Snack Vending

9:40 AM:

       "The Latest From American Council of the Blind":

Jeff Thom (CA), American Council of the Blind 1st Vice President

 

10:00 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

10:20 AM:

       "Options with Southern Foodservice": 

Mike Barclay (AL), President

Southern Foodservice Management, Inc. 

 

10:30 AM:

       "Current healthy vending  practices":

Drazen Elez, MBA (NV), Chief Enterprise Officer, Business Enterprises of
Nevada (BEN)

 

Allison Schnitzer

(NV), RD, LD, Health Educator I, Office of Chronic Disease Prevention &
Health Promotion, Southern Nevada Health District

William Merchant (MS), Mississippi Business Enterprise;

 

Lori Brady (AL), Director Business Enterprise Program of Alabama

 

11:05 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

11:10 AM:

       "Exploring entrepreneurship Training including Randolph-Sheppard
Program "

 

Sharon L. Giovinazzo (AR), President/CEO, World Services for the Blind

 

Rebecca Reid (AR), director of recruiting and retention, World Services for
the Blind

 

11:55 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

1:30 PM:

       Moderator: Johnny Boshell (AL), J B Snacks, RSVAR Board Member

 

1:30 PM:

       Announcements

1:35 PM:

       "Automated Merchandising Systems Update": 

Tim Paul (WV), Regional Manager/South

Automated Merchandising Systems

 

1:40 PM:

       "How to be an effective committee member":

Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

Randy Hauth (OR), Custom Concepts and Design, RSVAR Board Member

Linda Haseman (OR), Custom Concepts and Design

Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

Travis Beck (ID), Oasis Food Services

Jeff Thom (CA), First Vice President, American Council of the Blind
Attorneys

 

2:05 PM

       Questions and Answers

2:10 PM:

       "BEP budget Dynamics":

Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

Randy Hauth (OR), Custom Concepts and Design, RSVAR Board Member

Linda Haseman (OR), Custom Concepts and Design

Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

Travis Beck (ID), Oasis Food Services

Jeff Thom (CA), First Vice President, American Council of the Blind
Attorneys

 

2:25 PM:

       Questions and Answers

2:30 PM:

       "Scenarios and resources for Vendor Committees":

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017

9:00 AM:

       "Summer Work Programs for Students"

William Merchant (MS), Mississippi Business Enterprise;;

John Hulet (MN), Director Minnesota Business Enterprise Program 

Eric Harms (MN), Eagle eye vending and gifts

 

9:15 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

9:20 AM:

       "Blackstone Consulting Presentation"

Mike Robinson (CA), Senior Vice President of Operations, Blackstone
Consulting, Inc.

 

9:25 AM:

       "Update National Council of State Agencies for the Blind

Randolph- Sheppard Report"

Catriona Macdonald (DC), President

Linchpin Strategies, LLC

 

9:40 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

9:45 AM:

       "Accessible  Accounting Solutions": 

Theodore C. Drake (CA), Principal Engineer Accessibility

Intuit Inc.

 

10:10 AM:

       "Experiences with cashless (machines accepting credit cards)":

Johnny Boshell (AL), J B Snacks, RSVAR Board Member

Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

Bunny Proof, Director, Inside Sales, USA Technologies, Inc.

Dave Severin (SC), Regional Product Support Manager, Crane Vending Solutions

Jason Loehman (TX), Regional Sales, Parlevel Systems; Tom Westerman, Crane
Payment Innovations

Mark Kronenberg VP of Vending Management Systems, Cantaloupe Systems, Inc.

 

11:05 AM:

       Questions and Answers

11:10 AM:

       "Highlights from Pepsico FoodService"

Scott Stella, National Account Sales Manager, PepsiCo Foodservice

Doug Purdie, Director of Sales 

Workplace Channel, PepsiCo Foodservice

Shelly Malecha, National Account Sales Manager, PepsiCo Foodservice

 

11:30 AM:

       "How Food Safety Knowledge and Certifications Help Grow Your
Business"

Edward H. Manley (NV), President

E. H. Manley and Associates

 

11:55 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017

9:00 AM:

       National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA), "Action and
News":

       Sandy Larson, Senior Director Government Affairs, National Automatic
Merchandising Association

 

9:20 AM:

       Questions and Answers

9:25 AM:

       "Meeting or Exceeding Your Customer's Expectations"

Edward H. Manley (NV), President

E. H. Manley and Associates

 

9:55 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

10:15 AM:

       "DOD Rule Making Process":

Jeff Thom (CA), 

 

10:25 AM:

       Questions and Answers

10:30 AM:

"Accessible Devices for Document Reading and Listening to online Recordings"

Brian Charlson (MA), Vice President Carroll Center for the Blind

Rick Morin (MA), ACB Radio

 

10:50 AM:

       Questions and Answers

10:55 AM:

"iPhone and iPad Accessibility Tips"

unlock the potential of your iPad and iPhone - assistive features like
Larger Dynamic Type in apps and Speak Selection and Speak Screen. 

Apple, Fashion Show Representative

 

11:25 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

11:30 AM:

       "Benefits for  Employees Without Extra Cost": 

Gregory Halloran (CA), Aflac Agent

 

11:55 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

12:15 PM:

       ANNUAL SAGEBRUSH LUNCHEON

Moderator: Dan Sippl (WI), RSVAR President

Sip N' Snack Vending

 

Motivational Speaker: Ron Ameln, nationally-recognized entrepreneur, author,
publisher and business coach. For the past 25 years, Ron has been helping
inspire, educate and inform small business owners throughout the country.
He's shared the tips and strategies passed on to him from some of the area's
top performing entrepreneurs and business owners.

 

"George Arsnow and Charles Carroll Scholarship Awards":

       Eddie Turner (MS), E Turner Services

RSVAR Awards Chair

 

2:15 PM:

       "Reports from BEP Administrators"

 

2:45 PM:

       Questions and Answers

2:50 PM:

       "Social Security and Medicare update with Focus on Retirement" 

Barbara Duckett (NV), SSA Public Affairs Specialist

 

3:25 PM

       Questions and Answers

 

3:30 PM

       "Using the Add-on Rule for satellite vending Facilities":

William Merchant (MS), Mississippi Business Enterprises

Lori Brady (AL), Director Business Enterprise Program of Alabama

 

3:55 PM

       Questions and Answers

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017

8:30 AM:

       "Accessibility of Apple and Android products for your Business"

Brian Charlson (MA), Vice President Carroll Center for the Blind

Rick Morin (MA) ACB Radio

 

9:15 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

9:20 AM:

       "Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs"

Susan E. Honig, CFPR, EA, CTC (CA), Veritana Financial Planning, Inc.

 

10:00 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

10:05 AM:

       "Stages of Social Media, Content Marketing, and Networking"

Debbie Harris MA, CEO Performance Intermedia, LLC

 

10:50 AM:

       Questions and Answers

 

10:55 AM:

       "How Does your State Complete Accessible ServSafe Testing?"

 

11:55 AM

       Adjournment. 

 

Ways to listen:

Website http://acbradio.org/live

 

Phone 605-475-8130 option 6

If you are unable to get through on the phone try 231-460-1047 as an
alternate number.

 

IOS Devices use ACB Link.

 

Happy listening!

 

Larry

 

 

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