Four 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”
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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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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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unless you really need to up your trade management game. Then you probably don’t want to keep it a secret.
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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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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: www.SJXV2017.com
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2016 was another banner year for Blacksmith Applications and we couldn’t be more excited about the future! We continued to grow our business and increase value for our customers. Highlights from 2016 include: Continue reading “2016 | Year in Review”