News and Information from Blacksmith Applications

News and Information from Blacksmith Applications

Top 5 Takeaways from WFF Leadership Development Conference 2017

WFF ConferenceFour days. Seven educational workshops. Thousands of participants: forward thinking professionals, nationally recognized speakers and emerging leaders. One message: ignite leadership with speed and purpose.

What is the WFF Leadership Development Conference? The Women’s Foodservice Forum annual conference encouraging advancement of female leaders. A network for foodservice professionals to build leadership skills, discover expert resources and become the leader you want to be. Continue reading “Top 5 Takeaways from WFF Leadership Development Conference 2017”

Welcome, John Connolly: Chief Financial Officer

We’re strengthening our bench and I’m pleased to announce that John Connolly has joined Blacksmith Applications in the role of Chief Financial Officer. John brings over 25 years of strong financial and operations experience to our leadership team. He has worked in both public and early stage high-growth technology companies and has a phenomenal track record assisting in the grow of emerging companies.

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Speed & Purpose: Attending WFF

I’m thrilled to announce that Blacksmith Applications will be sending five women to participate in the WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference. Our team will join 3,000+ Foodservice professionals as we connect, engage and learn with the industry’s best and brightest. This year’s theme is “Ignite Leadership with Speed & Purpose”; a mantra that speaks to our corporate initiatives as well.

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Paul Wietecha to speak at Pentallect GPO Summit

We’re thrilled to announce that our President & CEO, Paul Wietecha, will be a keynote speaker at the first ever Pentallect Strategic Summit, The Fight for the Foodservice “Sweet Spot”: GPO Traction with Independents. The summit will be held on April 26, 2017 at the Gleacher Center in Chicago.

Paul will be sharing the latest thinking in technology perspectives on GPO strategies and will also participate in a panel discussion with the Pentallect partners.

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Registration opens for Smoke Jumpers XV

Join us May 17 – 19, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois for the event we’ve all been waiting for. Smoke Jumpers XV. Our FIFTEENTH Smoke Jumpers conference. We’re celebrating by opening the event to all CPG Trade Management Pioneers. Let’s spread the word and get some new faces through the door. If you’ve attended in the past, you know just how valuable a conference it is. The conference is free to attend. Register Today: 

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