[Radio-announce] RSVA Sagebrush Conference LIVE on ACB Radio live Event

Rick E Morin rick.morin at comcast.net
Tue Feb 12 11:20:12 EST 2019


We've been able to resolve the issues we had yesterday causing us to join
the RSVA Board meeting late. Hope you can tune in.

 

For the 6th year in a row, ACB Radio Live  Event is proudly broadcasting The
Randolph Sheppard Vendors of America (RSVA) Annual Sagebrush Conference LIVE
from the Golden Nugget Hotel in Las Vegas! 

 

The broadcasts continue through Friday February 15.

 

Attached and below is the broadcast schedule through Friday. Please see the
instructions below on how to tune in. All times listed are local Las Vegas
time (PST).

 

RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD VENDORS OF AMERICAR

"Celebrating fifty years of achievement and advocacy" 2019 SAGEBRUSH

NATIONAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM TRAINING CONFERENCE

 

"EXPANDING THE FUTURE OF RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY"

 

ACB Radio Live Event Broadcast Schedule


All Times are PST (Pacific Standard Time)


 

 

There are several ways to tune-in to Sagebrush on ACB Radio Live Event;

 

1.	Via the web: http://acbradio.org/live

 

2.	"Alexa Tune In ACB Radio Live Event"

 

3.	The ACB Link App available for free in the App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/acb-link/id1023962546?mt=8 

 

a.	From the Home Screen go to the Radio tab, then go to the Menu and
select "Live Streams" and then select "ACB Radio Live Event" and then hit
the play button on the player.

 

4.	By phone: 712-775-4808, Option 6 for ACB Radio Live Event

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019

 

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM:

RSVAR Board of Directors Meeting

 

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019

 

9:00 AM:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

"Welcome to Sagebrush":

Scott Eggen (MN), SVS Vending, Sagebrush Chair,

RSVAR Board Member

 

"Welcome to Sagebrush and Sagebrush Highlights": Dan Sippl (WI), RSVAR
President

Sip N' Snack Vending

Moderator: Scott Eggen (MN), SVS Vending, Sagebrush G7 Chair, RSVAR Board
Member

 

"Welcome from Nevada":

Rick Kuhlmey (NV), President, Nevada Council of the Blind Drazen Elez, MBA,
Deputy Administrator, REHABILITATION DIVISION, DETR

Chris Mazza (NV), Bureau Chief, Business Enterprises of Nevada

 

Introduction of Participants:

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

 

9:30 AM:

"National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA), News and Trends in the
Industry":

Wes Fisher, Regional Legislative Manager, National Automatic Merchandising
Association

Learn about the ongoing trainings offered by NAMA. Get updates on rules for
product and nutrition labeling. Find out about other news affecting vending
managers.

 

9:55 AM:

Questions and Answers




10:00 AM:

Break 

 

10:15 AM:

"Options with Southern Foodservice": Mike Barclay (AL), President

Southern Foodservice Management, Inc.


**DEALERS CHOICE SPONSOR**


 

10:25 AM:

"Arbitration Do's and Don'ts" Jesse Hartle (DC),

Rehabilitation Services Administration

Learn what Randolph-Sheppard Vendors should know before filing an
arbitration. Learn how mediation works to prevent arbitration. Hear about
past cases and how they could have been prevented.

 

10:55 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

11:00 AM:

"Updates from the National Council of State Agencies for the Blind"

Curtis Glisson (AL), Assistant Commissioner Alabama Department of
Rehabilitation Services and NCSAB Randolph-Sheppard co-chair

Learn about new strategies in the Randolph-Sheppard Program. Hear about the
white paper on micromarkets.

Get updates on NCSAB activities.

 

11:25 AM:

Questions and Answers




11:30 AM:

Report on "Randolph-Sheppard"

Catriona Macdonald (DC), President Linchpin Strategies, LLC. and NCSAB
Policy Advisor for Randolph-Sheppard

Hear the latest NCSAB news on Randolph-Sheppard.

Learn about arbitration cases and how they could be prevented. Get updates
on legislation and regulations affecting the Randolph-Sheppard Program.

 

11:55 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: LUNCH 

 

1:30 PM:

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

 

1:30 PM:

Announcements

 

1:35 PM:

"The latest innovations in equipment, technology, and training"

Tim Paul (WV), Regional Manager/South Automated Merchandising Systems


***CASINO STAR SPONSOR***




1:40 PM:

"How to recruit the best applicants for the BEP Program" Charlie Garrett
(GA), Director, Georgia Business Enterprise Program

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

David Jas. Burr (CA), Central Operations Manager, Department of
Rehabilitation, | Business Enterprises Program

Learn methods used to recruit trainees. Hear ways to check backgrounds of
applicants and get viable trainees into the program. Learn how job coaching
could improve amount of applicants.

 

2:00 PM:

Questions and Answers

 

2:10 PM:

"How Current BEP Training Programs Function" Charlie Garrett (GA), Director,
Georgia Business Enterprise Program

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

David Jas. Burr (CA), Central Operations Manager, Department of
Rehabilitation, | Business Enterprises Program

Learn the latest in training techniques. Hear how state training programs
differ. Learn how some training programs use online and college courses to
shorten BEP training. Hear how business coaching could improve outcomes.

 

3:10 PM:




Questions and Answers

 

3:15 PM:

Break (Refreshments at Back of Room)

 

3:30 PM:

"How to Best Manage Experienced Employees" Joni Patche (CA), Joni's,
Moderator

Learn from experienced managers and how they work with employees. Hear how
they adapt to employees in new locations.

 

3:50 PM:

Questions and Answers

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2019

 

 

8:30 AM:

Moderator: Ardis Bazyn (CA), Bazyn Communications, RSVAR Second Vice
President, Sagebrush Committee

 

8:30 AM:

"Requirements for Vendors Managing Military Dining Facilities"

Leonard Johnson (OH), Wright Patterson Airforce Base Mike Barclay (AL),
President, Southern Foodservice Management, Inc.

Learn the steps a vendor should take to be qualified to manage a military
facility. Hear what business courses or trainings are necessary to be
successful managers. Hear how to find the best teaming partner if needed.




9:15 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

9:20 AM:

"Competitive Edge in cashless and telemetry"

Tracy DeZarate, Sales Representative, USA Technology Dave Severin, Regional
Product Support Manager and John Roughneen, Director of Sales Cashless,
Crane Merchandising Systems

Learn about the difference between services from cashless systems. Hear how
telemetry

works to benefit your business. Hear the latest technology.

 

9:55 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

10:00 AM:

Break (Refreshments at Back of Room)

 

10:15 AM:

"All about Crane"

Dave Severin, Regional Product Support Manager, Crane Merchandising Systems

**CASINO STAR SPONSOR**

 

10:20 AM:

"updates on card readers and chip cards"

Tracy DeZarate, Sales Representative, USA Technology Dave Severin, Regional
Product Support Manager and John Roughneen, Director of Sales Cashless,
Crane Merchandising Systems

Learn the latest developments in credit cards and which readers work best.
Hear the benefits of the chip cards.




10:45 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

10:50 AM:

"Quickbooks Online and You":

Theodore C. Drake (CA), Principal Engineer Accessibility Intuit Inc.

***CASINO STAR SPONSOR***

Learn the latest trends In Quickbook technology. Hear about the free AIRA
assistance program with Quickbooks.

 

10:55 AM:

"The Benefits  of a Blackstone Partnership" Bruce Marquardt (CA), Vice
President of Operations, Blackstone Consulting, Inc.

***CASINO STAR SPONSOR***

 

11:00 AM:

"Focus on Exhibitors"

Exhibitors will highlight their products/services. Learn what ones to focus
your time on.

 

11:35 AM:

"How Pepsico FoodService Products Can Boost your Sales"

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

***LAS VEGAS WHALE SPONSOR***




11:55 AM:

Announcements

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019

 

8:30 AM:

Moderator: Michael Talley (AL), Talley Vending Service

8:30 AM:

"Opening a Micromarket"

Matthew Suggs (AL), Wolf Paw Vending

Deborah Myrick (AL), Assistant Director Business Enterprise Program

You will learn the process of determining whether a micromarket would work.
You will hear the steps to getting the right company and the accessibility
needs of the manager and customers.

 

9:15 AM:

Questions and Answers




9:20 AM:

"How to Handle Sexual Harassment in the Workplace" Jim Kahue (HI), Human
Resources Manager, Blind Vendors Ohana, Inc.

Learn what actions are considered sexual harassment. Hear how to handle
situations when they occur. Get tips on preventing sexual harassment.

 

10:10 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

10:15: AM:

Break

 

10:30 AM:

"Tip the Scales on Balanced Nutrition"

Sarah Sippl (WI), Registered Dietitian, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Robert Daubach (IA), USI Midwest Regional Sales Manager Review principles of
balanced dining and intuitive eating while learning how to identify fad
diets. Learn how to communicate and promote balance and moderation in
nutrition messaging with a health obsessed culture.

 

11:15 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

11:20 AM:

"Apple Accessibility Tips and Tricks" Apple, Fashion Show Team

Learn about the latest in Apple products and accessibility. Hear the latest
updates in IPhone technology. Get resources to assist with problems.




11:55 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

12:15 PM:

ANNUAL SAGEBRUSH LUNCHEON

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

 

"Nevada Yesterdays": Dr. Michael Green, History professor and author, UNLV

 

Presentation of "George Arsnow and Charles Carroll Scholarship Awards":

 

 

2:15 PM:

Committee Chair Roundtable

Learn about the hottest topics for committee chairs. Learn how state
committees deal with issues.

 

2:45 PM:

SLA Roundtable Report Out:

moderator: Charlie Garrett (GA), Director, Georgia Business Enterprise
Program

Learn about challenges facing BEP directors in their states. Find out about
the status of micromarkets. Hear what solutions work best.

 

3:30 PM:

Questions and Answers




3:35 PM

"Social Security and Medicare Questions Answered" Barbara Duckett (NV), SSA
Public Affairs Specialist, Nevada Learn about the latest updates and
Changes. See what deductions vendors can use. Get information on retirement.

 

4:15 PM

Questions and Answers

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019

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Moderator: Donna Seliger (IA),  RSVAR Secretary, Sagebrush Committee Member

 

8:30 AM:

"Is Your Data Secure? Saving Your Data:

Kenneth Baird (NV), SCORE Certified Business Mentor

Learn how to protect your data. Hear what back-up system and security is
best. Get info on the latest software to use.

 

9:00 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

9:05 AM:

"What You Should know about the Cloud"

Kenneth Baird (NV), SCORE Certified Business Mentor




Learn how to use the "cloud" for back-up. Hear what "cloud" systems are
best. Get the tips you need to easily save and retrieve your data on the
road.

 

9:25 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

9:30 AM:

"Benefits of Social Media, Online Newsletters, and Blogs"

NV SCORE Certified Business Mentor Team

Learn how BEP managers can use social media in their operations. Hear what
newsletters can do to boost sales. Learn what blog systems are accessible.

 

9:55 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

10:00 AM:

News from USI"

Robert Daubach (IA), USI Midwest Regional Sales Manager

**DEALERS CHOICE SPONSOR**

 

10:10 AM:

"American Council of the Blind News and Updates" Jeff Thom (CA), ACB Board
Member and attorney

Learn about successful advocacy with technology companies has increased
accessibility for blind and visually impaired.

Hear about the sessions and trainings coming at the 2019 conference and
convention. Find out what's on the horizon for ACB.

 

10:30 AM:

Questions and Answers




10:35 AM:

"Why Get Costco Membership?" Costco Membership Team (NV)

Learn how vendors can use Costco in their purchasing plan. Hear the savings
benefits. Get tips on how to use the membership at Costco.

 

10:50 AM:

Questions and Answers

 

10:55 AM:

Replay of Jennings Randolph presentation at the national convention in July

Hear from the son of Jennings Randolph and how the Randolph-Sheppard Act has
benefited vendors for so many years.

 

11:20 AM:

Questions and answers on summer convention.

 

11:25 AM:

Wrap-up. Share your suggestions for next year's Sagebrush.

$$$$ CASH DRAWINGS $$$$ 11:55 AM

Adjournment.

 

 

 

 

 

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