Gay Marie Catania ~ HR Management Consultant ~ Erie, PA
Catania has been in the Human Resources field for more than 25 years and presents on a wide range of topics relating to general business and human resources management. Participants will be able to immediately apply the knowledge presented on a day-to-day basis.
Effective Business Communications: The nuances of successful and professional business verbal and non- verbal communications. Barriers to effective communication and diversity issues are included.
Essential Leadership Skills: An individual involved in a leadership role at any level within an organization will benefit from this overview of leadership and motivation techniques.
Keys to Successful Teamwork: The basics of successful teamwork, including the roles of leadership and team members. Appropriate behavior and required interpersonal skills are also included.
Mary Graziano ~ Program Director Dress for Success® Erie A Program of Mercy Center for Women ~ Erie, PA
Graziano began her career helping women with the Mercy Center for Women as the volunteer coordinator, and in 2008 began in her current role as the program director of the newly-formed Dress for Success® Erie. Dress for Success® is an international program with over 120 affiliates worldwide from Erie to California to Poland and New Zealand, and beyond.
Dress for Success® Erie: Get connected and learn how you can promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women struggling in our community. Be part of empowering women to thrive in the workplace and in life. If you can help change one woman’s life, you will help her family, as well.
Sue Hawley ~ Owner, Signs Now ~ Erie, PA
Hawley has been in the sign industry for more than 20 years and has owned the local Signs Now franchise since 2003. The company is a full-service sign and graphics design firm for both interior and exterior applications.
Proper Signage: What it is and how can it help you. You’ll learn the many varieties of signs available for interior and exterior use, including area permit and zoning requirements.
Tradeshow Displays: How to create the perfect tradeshow booth with the various marketing elements needed to make your booth inviting. Nearly any budget can be accommodated in the design of an effective booth.
Marketing Your Business: From logo development to full-color vehicle wraps, learn how to pull it all together in a way to make you and your company memorable.
Designing a Logo That Works For You: When designing your corporate identity, it’s important to consider all the ways in which you’ll use your logo in your marketing.
Marsha MacKinnon ~ Media & Planning Specialist ~ Erie, PA
MacKinnon has over 25 years experience in the radio and television industry. She’s been a radio jock, commercial writer, news reporter, producer and assignment editor for area broadcasting companies.
Media/Public Relations: Getting your message across to the media and community isn’t difficult, it merely takes consistency, planning and preparedness. Learn what’s involved and how to achieve success for your next event or campaign by utilizing a multi-media approach.