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Take a deep dive at our CONNECT breakouts

Published On: April 19, 2017

Coming to CONNECT’17? Don’t miss out on these great Touchstone Energy pre-conference and breakout sessions!

Tuesday, May 2 | 9 a.m – 1 p.m. | Pre-conference sessions

Energy Solutions Training 
Take a deep dive into the latest energy efficiency trends to learn how to position yourself as a trusted energy advisor in your co-op community.

Road to Member Engagement: Train-the-Trainer
Lynn Moore, president of Moore Innovative Solutions, will use group activities, videos and open discussions to teach you how to facilitate “Road to Member Engagement” workshops at your own co-op to educate your fellow employees about the cooperative advantage.

The Key to Key Accounts
Join Erick Rheam, vice president of business development for Automated Energy, Inc., and the Touchstone Energy business development team to dive into why key account management is critical to the success of your cooperative and learn the skills you need to effectively serve key accounts and improve your co-op’s key account business plan.

Wednesday, May 3

A Deep Dive with Connie Podesta: Embracing your Communication Type to Encourage Creativity (10:15-11:15 a.m)
Spend some time with Keynote Speaker Connie Podesta to learn how to use your communication type to your advantage to express your needs, implement change and get people thinking creatively at your co-op.

Reaching Members through Digital Channels (11:35-12:35 p.m.)
Everything is digital and your communication strategy should be too! Attend this panel to explore how co-ops are transforming their communication with members.

Co-op Web Builder: What’s Happening Now? (3:30-4 p.m)
This session will cover our most frequently asked CWB questions to empower you to take control of your website!

Brand Champion Panel: Be a Brand Champion. Think like a Member. (4:20-4:50 p.m.)
Hear advice from our national Touchstone Energy brand champions on how to leverage unique and local knowledge to instill deep connections between your co-op and its members.

Thursday, May 4

Solar 101: The Basics for Communication and Implementation (9:15-10:15 a.m.)
Learn the basics of solar technology so that you can effectively understand it and communicate it to your member-owners.

Building a Key Accounts Culture: It’s Everyone’s Job! (1:00-1:30 p.m.)
Discover all the tools available to everyone at your co-op to help your cooperative deliver optimum value to commercial and industrial members.

Let Touchstone Energy Make your Job Easier (1:45-2:15 p.m.)
Find out how Touchstone Energy can serve as an extra set of hands on your staff when your bandwidth and budget are tight.

For more information, or to register for CONNECT’17 or the pre-conference sessions, click here.


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