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VEDP International Sales Training: Persuasive Communication

Thu. 18 Feb, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am

VEDP’s International Trade team will host a 3-part webinar training series on sales and communications, designed to help you perfect your virtual presentation, communication, and sales pitch skills. The series will address how to adapt your approach to sales and communicating your company’s value proposition in the new world of virtual meetings.


Part 2 - Persuasive Communication

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

When you are selling a product or service, there are some things you cannot control. What is in your hands is the ability to shape a crisp value proposition that will resonate with your potential buyer. In this virtual world, quickly establishing the connection points for an effective exchange is more important than ever. Hear from a long-time corporate advocate about persuasive communications: understanding your audience, customizing your offering, and presenting you and your company in the most favorable light.

Speaker: Leslie Griffin

Leslie Griffin founded Allinea LLC to provide public affairs, global government relations, and international trade policy consulting services to clients.She has broad experience in strategic communications and policy advocacy, and is a strong believer in the benefits of international trade and global engagement. In positions at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, New York Life, and UPS, she built internal/external support for initiatives and shaped executive communications, including during her role as chief of staff to a CEO. She has had the honor to chair trade association committees, and to serve as chair or member of various coalitions focused on international trade, investment, and U.S. global leadership.

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Virginia's COVID-19 Management Series Part 2

Thu. 18 Feb, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virginia's COVID-19 Management Series

Join us for a three-part webinar series, as we explore Virginia’s COVID-19 Management.

Part 1 - February 16th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - We will explore our state's COVID-19 management requirements that are here to stay, at least for now. In addition, we will give updates on the FFCRA, PPP and talk about specific issues related to workforces during these COVID-19 times. There will be an opportunity at the close for Q&A. > Register

Part 2 - February 18th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - We will detail the issues and processes related to rapid testing in the workplace and discuss the pros and cons of mandatory and optional vaccination policies. There will be an opportunity at the close for Q&A. > Register

Part 3 - February 24th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Our final webinar is an in-depth roundtable discussion that encompasses the topics covered in both prior webinars. > Register

Our guest speakers are from the firm Byrnes Gould Law PLLC located on Main Street in Danville, Virginia.