Independent Mystery Shoppers Conference
Las Vegas, NV
Posted - 06/19/2016 : 10:30:15 AM
| 2016 IMSC Anniversary Jubilee – Shop Smarter, Not Harder!
Doors will open at 9:30 AM for check in.
10:00 AM to 10:15 AM – Networking
10:15 AM to 10:20 AM – Welcome to the IMSC Anniversary Jubilee – by Pamela Olmstead, IMSC President with Servanne Edlund, IMSC Vice-President
(How it all started and how far we’ve come, even when times were tough and when it felt like everything was done to stop our educational mission in its tracks)
10:20 AM to 11:15 AM – Strong Finish – by Mike Miller of Primo Solutions LLC.
(Mike is an internationally known public speaker, and the owner of Primo Solutions LLC – he offers the perspective of the business owner with unique insight on the impact of our reports)
11:15 AM to 11:20 AM – Interlude
11:20 AM to 12:15 PM – Video Shopping with Talon – How Will It Promote Smooth Processes And Encourage Smarter Productivity? – by Jonathan Pryzbyl, Owner of Talon
(How will the new Talon technology make your life easier, and how you will wish you had had it all along!)
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM – Lunch And Networking – Remember To Bring Your Own Lunch And Beverage
12:45 PM to 1:30 PM – Aliases, Email Addresses, Phone Numbers, Backstories… – How Can I Easily Remember Who I Am? – by Jeff Crozier and Kathy McCord, Veteran Route Shoppers
(Crafting and keeping track of believable characters and identities)
1:30 PM to 1:35 PM – Interlude
1:35 PM to 2:15 PM – Only 147 Emails Today – How Can I Simplify Communication And Make My Inbox Manageable Again? – by Servanne Edlund
(Promoting effective emails and phone calls, how to anticipate your interlocutor’s next move and how to ignore the non-important stuff)
2:15 PM to 2:20 PM – Interlude
2:20 PM to 3:15 PM – Lucky Sevens – A Discussion with Seven Industry Representatives
(Seven industry key-players team up to hear your questions, offer their opinions and promote a healthy conversation regarding our industry’s present and future – featuring Pamela Olmstead, IMSC President; Jonathan Pryzbyl, Founder and Owner of Talon; a volunteer from the audience, Mystery Shopping Newcomer; Kathy McCord, Experienced Route Shopper; Mike Miller, Company Owner; Jeff Crozier, Video Shopping Trainer; and Servanne Edlund, Experienced Scheduler and Editor)
3:15 PM to 3:20 PM – Interlude
3:20 PM – 4:00 PM – Everyone is a Teacher, Everyone is a Student – How Can We Positively Learn From Cooperative Competition? – by Pamela Olmstead, IMSC President, and Servanne Edlund, IMSC Vice-President
(Everyone in the room has something to share and something to learn: how to bust the myth of ferocious competition)
4:00 PM to 4:05 PM – Interlude
4:05 PM to 5:00 PM – Get IMSC Certified! – by Pamela Olmstead, IMSC President with Servanne Edlund, IMSC Vice-President
(Pam will go over the newly revamped IMSC Basics of Mystery Shopping Certification, making sure all of your questions are answered, preparing you for work in the field the moment you get home, and validating your knowledge)
Join us following the last educational session as we gather outdoors at Discovery Park (directions below) for informal networking and a casual dinner catered by Chef Tony and Chef Dave! Don’t forget to sign up for the Food Plate!
Remember to sign up for the Video Shopping Pros video mystery shopping workshop on Sunday, June 26, 2016!
Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Video Shopping Pros will be offering a full day of video training for just $77.00!
** Registration is open now for the incredibly discounted video training. Go to www.VideoShoppingPros.com and select the “contact us” section. Complete the contact form and select the Phoenix Training from the drop down menu. We will send a full registration form and upon its return will invoice for the $77 fee for the class via PayPal.**
Event details and directions:
Independent Mystery Shoppers' Coalition