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WQA Business Boot Camp set for July 27 in Las Vegas
Dealers to learn from experts, each other, on ‘Reimagining Your Success’


LISLE, Ill. (June 15, 2021)  – Experts in leadership, human resources and business management from within and without the water treatment industry will engage attendees of the 2021 WQA Business Boot Camp in “Reimagining Your Success.” Aimed primarily at dealers, this intensive one-day business operations workshop is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the day before the start of the 2021 WQA Convention & Exposition.

Presenters at WQA’s third Business Boot Camp have decades of business experience to share:

  • Candice Wentling, MWS, director of Certified Action, a business advisement and training company, will speak on “Leadership Lessons: Articulate Your Passion.”
     
  • Jeff Kortes, founder of Human Asset Management LLC, which helps organizations recruit, engage, develop and retain employees, will discuss “Recruit to Win: Winning the War for Talent.”
     
  • Doug Ramer, MWS, CWR, President of Martin Water Kinetico, will speak on “How to Onboard Your Employees: Training Materials, Teaching Professionalism.”

Whether new to the industry or experienced professionals, dealers will come away from Boot Camp with new skills and tools they can immediately put to use building on the success of their business.  Participants will share ideas and learn from each other as well as the experts.

Boot Camp graduates can benefit further from a “Power Morning” of education and interaction on July 28, the first day of the 2021 WQA Convention & Exposition. “Power Morning” includes a discussion on ethics in the real world, a session on preparing for the rapid pace of change in the water treatment industry, and dealer roundtable discussions further delving into crucial industry issues. Attendees can register for Convention at the same time they register for Boot Camp.

For more details on Boot Camp, check out wqa.org/bootcamp. Details on the convention, its education sessions, COVID safety guidelines and more is at wqa.org/convention.
 

WQA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA’s education and professional certification programs have been providing industry-standardized training and credentialing since 1977.  The WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water since 1959. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). WQA publishes a consumer-friendly website, BetterWaterToday.org.

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