Among speakers will be Carol Richer Gammell. Gammel served as associate publisher for MacDonald Classified Services from 1986 until December of 2001. She has been a speaker at more than 350 newspaper conventions and has conducted training workshops and onsite seminars for newspaper advertising sales professionals at more than 800 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.
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Mark your calendar now to attend the Missouri Advertising Managers' Association Annual Meeting in Columbia on April 17-18, 2014!
We have a great speaker lined up this year!
Carol Richer Gammell served as associate publisher for MacDonald Classified Services from 1986 until December of 2001. She has been a speaker at more than 350 newspaper conventions and has conducted training workshops and onsite seminars for newspaper advertising sales professionals at more than 800 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.
In 2000, Gammell was awarded the McGovern Award by the Newspaper Association of America for her service to the classified industry. Prior to joining MacDonald in 1986, Richer taught English composition and literature at Purdue University where she received a M.A. and Ph.D. in English.
In January 2002, Gammell launched her own training and consulting company, Sales Training Plus, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The same year, she joined the faculty of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and conducted 12-20 training workshops per year (until its closure in 2009), covering topics such as negotiation skills, telephone techniques, outbound calling skills, copywriting and ad design, and overcoming objections, among others.
In September of 2013, Gammell was awarded the Jay Palmquist Award by Western Classified Advertising Association for her many years of service to the organization and to newspaper advertising, particularly classified.
In addition to Carol's expertise, you will also get a chance to honor your fellow advertising professionals at the MAMA Best Ad Contest Awards Banquet and get a chance to win CASH by submitted your best ad idea during this two day event!
Registration for this event will be available early February. Until then, don't forget to enter into the 2014 MAMA Best Ad Contest, find out how here: http://mopress.com/contests.php
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