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BTA’s FIX: Cost Management for Service 2.0 Scheduled for July 20

Kansas City, MO (June 7, 2018) — On July 20, the Business Technology Association (BTA) will present FIX: Cost Management for Service 2.0 at PERRY proTECH in Dayton, Ohio. Successful BTA dealers use their service departments to maintain profit margins as new equipment sales
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BTA’s 2018 Gateway to Success Event to Be Held June 14-15 in Fort Worth, TX

Kansas City, MO (May 2, 2018) — The Business Technology Association’s (BTA’s) 2018 Gateway to Success event, hosted by BTA Mid-America, will be held June 14-15 at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The hotel discount deadline is May 23, so register
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BTA: Education and Events Make a Difference for Members

When I was asked to write about difference makers, I thought immediately of a number of individuals that have made a difference in my career. There have been managers and peers that have helped me get better at what I do. I have had the privilege of working with and supporting
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BTA, AIMED Merge; Active AIMED Dealer Members Will Become BTA Members

Kansas City, MO (Feb. 1, 2018) — The Business Technology Association (BTA) and the Association of Independent Mailing Equipment Dealers (AIMED) have merged, effective Feb. 1. Under the merger, all active AIMED dealer members will become members of BTA. “Given the transitioning
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BTA Strategic Sales Semester to Begin Jan. 22

Kansas City, MO (Dec. 13, 2017) — At 11 a.m. Central on Jan. 22, 2018, the Business Technology Association (BTA) and Growth Achievement Partners (GAP) will begin the next BTA Strategic Sales Semester. The first session of this web-based educational offering, taught by Mitch
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Bob Goldberg Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from The Cannata Report

Kansas City, MO (Nov. 16, 2017) — Bob Goldberg, the Business Technology Association’s (BTA’s) general counsel, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Cannata Report’s 32nd Annual Awards & Charities Dinner held Nov. 2 at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, N
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Four Manufacturers Face Patent Infringement Lawsuits

A non-practicing entity, Diversified Observation, has filed lawsuits against Konica Minolta, HP, Panasonic and OKI Data, claiming infringements of its various technology patents. These suits are a prime example of patent trolling, where a company that does not produce any
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BTA’s FIX: Cost Management for Service 2.0 Scheduled for Oct. 23

Kansas City, MO (Sept. 27, 2017) — On Oct. 23, the Business Technology Association (BTA) will present FIX: Cost Management for Service 2.0 at Imagine Technology Group in Chandler, AZ. Successful BTA dealers use their service departments to maintain profit margins as new equipment
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Security Best Practices and Prospecting Tools Highlight Day Two of BTA Grand Slam

Philadelphia—Day two of the BTA Grand Slam here at the Marriott Downtown was a spirited affair for the approximately 50 dealers in attendance, with an educational agenda that was uplifting, informative and even downright frightening. But the combination of these lively
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BTA’s ProFinance 2.0 to Be Held Oct. 11-12 in Salt Lake City

Kansas City, MO (Sept. 25, 2017) — On Oct. 11-12 in Salt Lake City, the Business Technology Association (BTA) will host its ProFinance 2.0 workshop at BTA member dealership Les Olson Company. Over the last 15 years, the principles taught in the workshop have dramatically improved
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BTA’s 2017 Fall Colors Retreat to Be Held Oct. 19-20 in Asheville, North Carolina

Kansas City, MO (Sept. 22, 2017) — The Business Technology Association’s 2017 Fall Colors Retreat, hosted by BTA Southeast, will be held Oct. 19-20 at the Doubletree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore in Asheville, NC. Open to dealers from across the country, the event will feature: a
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Former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson Provides Leadership Inspiration on Day One of BTA Grand Slam

Philadelphia—The Business Technology Association’s traveling circuit made its East Coast stop here Sept. 13-14 at the Marriott Downtown with the BTA Grand Slam, which saw roughly 50 dealers taking advantage of a wide-ranging array of educational sessions and sponsor exhibits to
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Difference Maker Bob Goldberg Seeks to Provide Equity and Garner Trust

All of us are guilty, to an extent, of getting lost deep in the weeds of life’s daily challenges, sometimes taking for granted the most meaningful aspects of life before getting jettisoned from the mortal coil. In that vein, the value of a successful life cannot be measured in
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Dan Castaneda Named BTA’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Kansas City, MO (Aug. 23, 2017) — Dan Castaneda, general manager of International Copy Machine Center, El Paso, Texas, was named BTA’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year on Aug. 16 during the 2017 BTA National Conference held at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. Castaneda serves as
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Four Vendors Recognized as 2017 Business Technology Association Channel’s Choice Award Winners

Kansas City, MO (Aug. 23, 2017) — On Wednesday, Aug. 16, during the 2017 BTA National Conference held at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas, Nevada, the officers of the Business Technology Association announced and presented BTA’s 2017 Channel’s Choice Awards. The five awards
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