Experience the Possibilities - 2018




Collaborate on best practices, discuss challenges, share solutions, network with colleagues and vendors, learn how to generate leads, integrate new products and harmonizing services, at the 2018 EMA Conference. You won't want to miss the impactful sessions providing actionable strategies you can implement immediately, so register today.


Educational Sessions Include:

News On-Hold
Presenter: Cindy Paulauskas & Terri Lydon, Rivet Smart Audio
  Combining promotional messages with news stories to enhance hold time will both reduce abandonment and increase revenue. Cindy Paulauskas and Terri Lydon from Rivet will share insights on how news stories can easily be leveraged to increase the value of on-hold products.
LinkedIn Lead Generation
Presenter: Mario M. Martinez, Jr. from Vengreso
  Not one but two in-depth sessions just for you. Learn how to design a content strategy that generates sales leads from day one!

1. Creating a Buyer Centric Social Profile for LinkedIn
2. Networking and Engaging with New and Existing Connections
3. Prospecting for New Decision Makers
4. Engaging Prospects with Content
Confessions of an On-Hold Copywriter
Presenter: Steve Whilhoff, Copy Craft Solutions
  Learn how Steve uses his unique style and wit to create memorable on hold experiences that will have your customers begging for more! But that's not all...Steve's skill and experience transcends beyond on-hold messaging to other copy elements for social media, newsletters, print and more.
On-Hold Industry News
Presenter: Andrea Harshman, Pica Product Development
  Hear the latest and greatest news and views about the On-Hold Messaging industry and more from long time vendor Pica Product Development.
Advantages of Diversification
Presenter: Dick Brown, Voice Solutions
  Learn first-hand the successes, challenges, opportunities, and the benefits of diversification from a seasoned On-Hold Messaging provider.
Getting Started in the Scent Marketing Business
Presenter: Robert Marsden, SOH Group
  Learn how to successfully enter this growth industry and leverage your existing relationships to diversify and increase your bottom line..
Vendor Speed Dating
Presenters: EMA Valued Vendors
  The ever popular Speed Dating sessions provide a an opportunity for our vendors to share the latest and great products and services with all members one small group at a time.

The Hotel

Experience the newly renovated B Ocean Resort situated directly on the famous Fort Lauderdale Beach. This modern beachfront resort is 3.7 miles from Downtown and 7 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.  The iconic South Florida resort, formerly known as the Yankee Clipper, boasts stylish new designs, amenities, and state-of-the-art technology. B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale is the true definition of what it's like to B In VogueTM
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Let's Celebrate

  This year's conference is not only packed with opportunities to learn, but time to relax as well! Right on the Atlantic Ocean, sea breezes, powder white sand, and cool cocktails are mere steps away. Join us Thursday night for the welcome reception at the Shipwreck Bar featuring a world famous mermaid show. 

Experience a breathe taking sunset, multimillion dollar home tour, and beautiful Florida nature during the Friday night excursion on the magical Jungle Queen boat tour.

Of course the highlight of the conference is always the Gala and Awards ceremony. The night kicks off with a cocktail reception on the Lido deck, then it's time to enjoy a gourmet dinner and MARCE awards. You won't want to miss a second so register today.