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Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Leading up to Technology Publishing Co.’s PaintSquare Connect, a signature virtual event for the protective and commercial coatings industries, co-sponsored by Carboline, Finishing First (Powered by LMCI), McBrayer & Associates and Sherwin-Williams, slated for Nov. 10-12, PaintSquare Daily News will be diving in on what to expect at this brand-new experience, continuing with the curriculum for Track 2, Commercial Coatings & Solutions.

Technology Publishing Co. recently began releasing the curriculum for PaintSquare Connect, and its registrants are now able to browse and enroll in sessions as they are added to the event website.

The curriculum, co-sponsored by 10X Engineered Materials and PPG, is comprised of four tracks:


Tuesday, Nov. 10

10-10:45 a.m.

Support for Sustainable Projects
Mark Thomas, Vice President of Marketing, and Cory Brown, Executive Vice President, Tnemec

  • In this presentation, presenters will review common green-building programs, discuss the qualifications of these sustainable building protocols and explain what contractors may encounter with coating selection and use as well as required documentation for the owner.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Coatings That Work: Providing Long-Term Solutions That Set You Apart from Your Competition and Help Your Customers Get the Most Out of Their Projects
Hank Meinking, Area Account Executive - Architectural Services, Sherwin-Williams

  • This presentation will highlight coating innovations and will walk through the new generation of coatings and review how they can be utilized on new and renovation projects.

2-2:45 p.m.

Great Communication to Close More Deals
Michael Gogan, Business Development- Education, CompanyCam

  • In this webinar, the presenter will highlight common areas where lack of communication leads to lost deals or unhappy customers and team members and how one can alleviate those issues. It will dissect how what appears to be one lost deal or unhappy customer can actually be a lot larger problem. Conversely, the presentation will look at how easy it can be to create a great customer experience and the fruits that that experience can yield.

3:30-4:15 p.m.

Get To Know The Industry's Newest Trade Association: The Commercial Painting Industry Association
Aaron Moore, President, PPD Painting; and Steve Hester, President, Hester Decorating

  • In this presentation, Founding Members Aaron Moore, President of PPD Painting & Steve Hester, President of Hester Decorating will outline their vision for the industry's newest trade association focusing on the unique needs of commercial painting contractors. They will discuss their different levels of membership, how their peer group model is setup, and answer any questions or hear suggestions the audience may have.


Wednesday, Nov. 11

9-9:45 a.m.

Laws of Success - World Class Service to the National Facilities and Utilities Industry
Gary Rabine, Chairman/Founder, DitchDiggerCEO

  • This webinar teaches how to start your own business and ensure its growth. Additionally, the webinar will cover ambition encouragement and tips for running a profitable and enjoyable business.

10-10:45 a.m.

How to Secure Meetings with Decisionmakers and Keep Them Captivated
Jim McBrayer, CEO, McBrayer & Associates

  • This webinar teaches how to deliver what prospects value most, and how to develop the valid business reasons to meet. We show how to supply what's missing in the belief system so your salespeople not only deliver value to their prospects, but provide them the confidence they need to get the meeting and keep the prospect captivated.

11:15 a.m. – noon

Engineering Sustainable Coating Systems
Simon Reynolds, Vice President of Commercial Sales, TEX•COTE

  • This webinar will highlight the features and benefits of engineered, functional coating systems. These systems are designed to minimize urban heat island buildup, enhance energy savings, and retain long term color stability.

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Application Tools for Properly Applying Coatings
Larry Schwartz, Assistant Vice President Business Development, Jack Franks, National Manager Contractor Development, The Wooster Brush Company

  • In this webinar presenters will explain the benefits of application tools and the special features that assist in applying coatings in the areas of Commercial Painting, Facility Maintenance, Tank Application, Marine, Floor Coatings and Wind Energy.


Thursday, Nov. 12

10:30-11:15 a.m.

How One CPIA Founding Member Realized Over $250k in Tax Savings & Lived To Tell About It
Ryan Foley, Partner, Cunningham & Associates

  • In this presentation, Foley will layout their approach to tax strategy and provide real-world examples of savings they have been able to realize for many of their clients.


To sign up for any of the Commercial Coatings & Solutions sessions in the curriculum, click here. To explore the confirmed exhibitors and the rest of the pavilion, click here.

Registration for the conference is still open, though the deadline to receive a free registration bag (filled with an event program and other industry goodies), courtesy of Tnemec, is Oct. 25.

TPC will also be announcing its second winner of a $500 gift card, which will be going to one of the first 500 registrants of the event.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Conferences; Contractor Connect; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; North America; PaintSquare; PaintSquare Connect; Technology Publishing Co.; Z-Continents

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