Leveraging Technology to Grow Your Business

Sandpoint’s own Charles Manning, President and CEO of Playxpert, will speak on driving attention and audience to your product or service utilizing technology.
Learn to optimize your business processes and differentiate yourself in the larger market.
Topics include:
  • What social media means to you as a business owner
  • How to gain more exposure
  • Understanding your customer better
  • Using data to drive decisions to support your business
  • Gaining 5 simple steps to optimize your business technology.

About the Instructor:
Since 2007, Manning has been the CEO of PLAYXPERT, an innovative platform for gamers to multi-task through a universal overlay system and an open widget framework. After founding PLAYXPERT and MetaXpert, Manning participated as the executive chairman for MetaXpert from 2007 until 2009 and has taken a more active role since October 2009 to enhance customer delivery and drive more strategic initiatives for the consulting business.

Prior to PLAYXPERT, Manning was the VP of Product Management at Managed Objects. Managed Objects was the industry leader in Business Service Management and was later acquired by Novell. Under Manning’s product leadership, the Managed Objects platform was used by global 2000 companies like Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity and others. Manning came to Managed Objects when it acquired M-Code Software, an Application Performance Management (APM) company founded by Manning in 1998.
Mr. Manning has his headquarters for PLAYXPERT right here in Sandpoint, ID.   About TGIF Workshop Series
The TGIF Workshop series presented by Bonner Business Center provides business owners and professionals affordable, 90 minute workshops.  The series is hosted by the Business Development Committee and sponsored by Horizon Credit Union, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, and Aaging Better In-Home Care.
Register Now
Register online with a Visa or MasterCard or stop by the Chamber offices located at 231 N. Third in downtown Sandpoint.  The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.  Advanced reservations and pre-payment required.  Refunds not available without a 48-hour notice due to catering and limited seating.
Date:   September 24, 2010
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Website:   Bonner Business Development
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
477326 Hwy 95 N.
Ponderay, ID 83852
Contact:   Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce
Email:   denise@sandpointchamber.com
Date/Time Details:  
September 24, 2010
11:30 – 12:00 Check-in
12:00 – 1:30pm Workshop
Members: $15 – Lunch included
Non-members: $20 – Lunch included

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