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The 2019 User Conference Agenda is announced!
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Learn how to stabilize your business with inventory management; broaden your reach with new revenue streams; and grow your profits—using vīv at accounts you already service! Meet the team of sellers, buyers and makers of convenience services equipment, goods and services.
Later, wind down with your peers and the Vagabond team at our vīv reception and dinner. We’ll get going again the next morning with breakfast, followed by more bottom-line-impacting education sessions and delicious food 'til we adjourn for dinner Saturday evening.

Conference Agenda


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Welcome & Conference Overview

10 am

11 am

Vending Convenience Services: The industry is transitioning from traditional vending to convenience services. What does this mean for conventional vending and vending operators? How can Vagabond members stay ahead of the curv­e? What happens next to keep our industry relevant?

12 pm

 

Freshman Session
Accounts or Routes: How implementing the Locations tools helps you manage your business.

Sophomore Session
What Happened? Returning attendees share the results from their post-conference activity and lessons learned last year.

1 pm

2 pm












3 pm

3:15 pm

4:15 pm

5:15 pm


6:30 pm

Lunch, provided by vīv Meals

Freshman Session
Are You Kitting Me? How to maximize features of Schedules, Warehouse, and Locations

Spanish Session
Are You Kitting Me? Cómo maximizar las características de los horarios, el almacén y las ubicaciones

Sophomore Session
1-2-3 Grow! Part 1: How to effectively and efficiently value new vending opportunities such as acquiring additional routes

Break

Electives: Product Merchandising - or - Marketing Your Brand

Vendor Partner Presentations (TBD)

Revīv Your Business: Day-to-day operations can make it difficult to innovate especially when you’re a small business

Reception & Dinner, sponsored by vīv Restaurants (guests invited)

Friday, August 16, 2019

8:30 am

9 am












10 am

Breakfast

Freshman Session
Time Management through Scheduling: How the web app’s scheduling function affects revenue

Spanish Session
Gestión del tiempo a través de la programación: Cómo la función de programación de la aplicación web afecta los ingresos

Sophomore Session
1-2-3 Grow! Part 2: What are the steps for onboarding
new routes into Vagabond to make growing pains
less… well, painful?

Freshman Session
Knowledge is Power: How using reports can make you a better business person

Spanish Session
El Conocimiento es Poder: Cómo usar los informes puede hacerte una mejor persona de negocios

Sophomore Session
The “Unsale” Sale: 21st century buyers are the most educated consumers ever. So what’s an operator to do?

11 am

Break

11:15 am

12:15 pm

1:15 pm

 

Electives: Drilling into Reports - or - Product Merchandising

Lunch, sponsored by vīv Checkout for Food Trucks

Freshman Session
Just vīv It! Introduction to vīv Commerce

Sophomore Session
Do More with vīv: Beyond Vending, Markets and OCS, vīv is the payments platform for the workplace community. How can operators take advantage of all aspects of vīv?

2 pm


3:15 pm

3:30 pm

4 pm

5 pm

8:30 am

Foundation on Vending: Building on solid ground before moving on

Break

Electives: Marketing Your Brand - or - Technology Forum

Vendor Partner Presentations (TBD)

Activity & Dinner (TBD) (guests invited)

Breakfast, sponsored by vīv Catering

Saturday, August 17, 2019

8:30 am

9 am






10 am

11 am

12 pm

1 pm

2 pm

3 pm

5 pm

Breakfast, sponsored by vīv Catering

Freshman Session
Making a Market: Using vīv to add markets to your operation

Sophomore Session
vīv the Future: Exciting things are on the horizon for the convenience services industry—especially with vīv!

Vendor Partner Presentations (TBD)

Electives: Technology Forum - or - Drilling Into Reports

Lunch, sponsored by vīv Delivery

Vendor Partner Presentations (TBD)

Pulling It All Together

Final Thoughts & Goodbyes

Optional Dinner, provided by vīv Vending

 

2019 User Conference sponsored by

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