“Our convention is full of answers for retailers.” – Curtis Riskey, CBA President

UNITE is a powerhouse of information that supports the Christian-retail industry. Increase the return on your UNITE investment by taking advantage of the variety of trainings available. You’ll be inspired by fresh new ideas, and you’ll come away with how to make what you already have more efficient. The investment is worth it. UNITE 2017 takes place June 27-30 in Cincinnati.

RETAIL ACADEMY
Tuesday, June 27
One-hour sessions throughout the day are designed to equip and support retailers. Retail Academy includes inaugural sessions from a new CBA partnership with leading retail-training company The Friedman Group, plus marketing and operations sessions led by industry leaders. Attendees have two track options: Foundational and Advanced. See details and schedule for the Retail Academy sessions online. Register for six sessions and lunch for $50. Or individual sessions are $10 each, and lunch is $10.

GENERAL WORKSHOPS
Wednesday-Thursday, June 28-29
Five free workshops addressing a variety of topics from merchandising to Bible journaling to inventory management. The ideas you’ll take away can be implemented at any store. See details and schedule for the workshops online.

CHURCH BOOKSTORE WORKSHOPS
Wednesday-Thursday, June 28-29
Two free workshops are designed specifically for the unique situations of church bookstores. Workshops will cover expanding your customer base and re-envisioning merchandising. See details and schedule for the CBCC workshops online.

JACK SCOTT CONSULTING
Jack Scott, seasoned professional with 30+ years in the industry, offers free 30-minute consulting sessions with retailers and international providers. Simply sign up online by selecting any time slot during UNITE that works for you.

RETAIL ACADEMY ONLINE
Gain 24/7 access to proven, professional retail training for your store. With an online subscription, your entire staff – from new hires to veterans – can increase their skills whenever works best for your store schedule.

CBA’s new partnership with The Friedman Group offers recognized store-management and accountability programs that are affordable, reliable, and ROI-friendly.

  • Increase sales and store traffic.
  • Create customer experiences that put you ahead of Amazon.
  • Set your store apart with customer engagement and effective teams.
  • Sell without being pushy or obnoxious.
  • Give managers tools for team accountability and growth.

Receive an exclusive discount on an annual subscription at the CBA Booth at UNITE 2017.

AUTHOR BOOT CAMP
Tuesday, June 27
Ingram/Spring Arbor will host and lead this session to encourage and equip authors, whether new or established. The session will discuss tools of the trade as well as the role of authors in today’s marketplace. Registration is required, and admission is free.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING
Learn more about additional training opportunities provided by CBA at cbaonline.org/training.

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