PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient foods and beverages, with 2009 revenues of more than $43 billion and 285,000 employees.
The company consists of Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International and Quaker Foods North America. PepsiCo brands are available in nearly 200 countries and territories and generate sales at the retail level of about $98 billion.
PepsiCo's mission is “to be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity.”
To contact PepsiCo, visit their website at PepsiCo.com
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a multinational technology and consulting corporation that manufactures computer hardware and software. IBM offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
IBM holds more patents than any other U.S.-based technology company and has nine research laboratories worldwide. Employees of IBM have garnered five Nobel Prizes, six Turing Awards, nine National Medals of Technology, and five National Medals of Science. Famous inventions by IBM include the automated teller machine (ATM), the floppy disk, the hard disk drive, the magnetic stripe card, the Universal Product Code (UPC), and Watson artificial intelligence.
Learn more about IBM at IBM.com
SoundBite Communications is a leading provider of on-demand, multi-channel proactive customer communications solutions designed to transform the way organizations communicate throughout the customer lifecycle to build trusted, lifelong and profitable relationships. Clients can leverage SoundBite’s proactive customer communications offerings and expertise in designing, executing and optimizing communications strategies to engage in relevant customer interactions that deliver long-term business value. Visit SoundBite.com for more information.
Harris Interactive is one of the world’s leading custom market research firms, leveraging research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant insight into actionable foresight. Known widely for the Harris Poll and for pioneering innovative research methodologies, Harris offers expertise in a wide range of industries. Serving clients in over 215 countries and territories through its North American, European, and Asian offices, and a network of independent market research firms, Harris Interactive specializes in delivering research solutions that help Harris—and our clients—stay ahead of what’s next. For more information, visit www.harrisinteractive.com.
C3 (Creative Consumer Concepts) is a family and kids marketing & design agency that builds and communicates brands to millions of kids and their families nationwide.
They show up each day to demonstrate the value of families to their clients. They solve problems, inspire ideas, build programs and develop products. They work hard and they play courageously. C3 takes their clients from familiar to fun and fantastic. With a careful mix of strategy, design and production, C3 develops premiums that are cool, clever and consumer-friendly.
Creative Consumer Concepts can be reached at 1-800-452-6444 or on the
web at www.c3.to.
The most effective interactions are personal conversations between an experienced voice and your team. They're discussions that provoke fresh thought, inspire possibility and release untapped passion from the best performers.
The Roy Barnes Experience is just that: a synthesis of learning styles and information that inspires accelerated performance. By mining your organization’s unique challenges, Roy discovers valuable opportunities and presents a usable, learnable methodology enabling teams to move forward together.
And he does it unlike any other speaker.
Roy Barnes presents leading success principles in a digestible manner. He’s highly interactive—physically as well as verbally and visually—which addresses the variety of ways people learn, absorb and disseminate new information. He makes sure you get it, because new perspectives cannot effect change if they’re forgotten or improperly implemented. He makes sure your audience gets it, realizing that we’re all made of the same basic stuff, and we’re all in this together. Roy helps you access motivation that lasts and opens doors previously thought closed or unavailable.
Roy Barnes can be reached 321-388-6985 or on the web at www.royabarnes.com.
The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) brings the Retail 3.0™ vision to a live retail environment and educational center. Its mission: to enhance industry learning through hands-on, behind-the-scenes views into new and forthcoming technologies and discussion focused on changing business practices. Data capabilities at CART support relevant marketing and value to each shopper while providing quantitative and qualitative measures for everything happening in-store. Educational sessions to understand the new retail ecosystem are guided by experienced team members. Visitors are immersed in the retail experience, then shown the supporting infrastructure enabling the emerging Retail 3.0 ecosystem. Learn more at www.advancingretail.org.
Vontoo, Inc. is a leading provider of permission-based voice and mobile marketing solutions. Clients use our innovative tools to send automated calls for marketing, notifications, and collections.
Vontoo gives customers the ability to integrate the power of the human voice into their own products. By equipping your business or organization with automated voice and mobile tools, you can take a proactive role in shaping customer experiences. The result is a more loyal customer base and increased operational efficiencies for your business.
Vontoo may be reached at 877.868.6686 or on the Web at Vontoo.com.
Hospitality Performance guides you in transforming your business and excelling. We focus on exceeding expectations and crafting that memorable Visitor Experience, shifting the paradigm to Guest-centered, thereby improving your Brand and Performance.
We primarily serve lodgings, time-shares/condos, casinos, restaurants, cruise lines, attractions, and retail establishments – all businesses which "touch" a Visitor, in addition to the Destination Market in which they reside. Also, we assist related Industries, such as Health Care and Educational Institutions, where Customer Service requirements are parallel.
Our goal is to help you assess resources, realign process, people and products, and then to compete with advantage, marketing your achievement to a discerning Consumer."
Hospitality Performance can be reached at (978) 346-4387 or on the web at www.hospitalityperformance.com.
Alexandria, VA-based Fishbowl® is the leader in eMail based loyalty programs for the hospitality industry.
Fishbowl helps restaurants learn who their customers are, communicate with them regularly, and motivate them to come back more often using innovative and high impact eMail Marketing strategies. Fishbowl's loyalty and messaging platform combines data management, creative services, and broadcast messaging into a robust guest communication system. Some of the progressive restaurant marketers already using Fishbowl include Johnny Carino's, Rockfish Seafood, Sticky Fingers BBQ and others.
Fishbowl can be reached at 703-836-3421 x.104, or on the web at www.fishbowl.com.
Great Brook enhances their clients' organizational effectiveness through feedback management, including the application of feedback surveys for operational improvement and strategic competitive advantage.
Great Brook conducts survey programs for clients, and we conduct feedback audits to identify opportunities to better leverage feedback. However, our specialty is practical mentoring – helping organizations to design employee and customer feedback programs while teaching them how to do it better themselves. We do this through our Survey Design & Data Analysis Workshops, Survey Mentor consulting services, and our self-help Customer Surveying guidebook.
Great Brook can be reached at 978-779-1432, or on the web at www.greatbrook.com.
Dynamic Experiences Group, LLC (DEG) is one of the nation's leading authorities on Experience Based Retail.
Experience Based Retail is a retail floor strategy and sales methodology that engages the customer with employees and products in a customer focused environment. President and managing partner Doug Fleener is a veteran retailer with over 25 years of hands-on retail experience with world-class retailers including Bose Corporation and The Sharper Image. Bottom line: we help retailers of all size maximize every customer opportunity and be more profitable.
DEG can be reached at 866-535-6331 or on the web at DEG.
Who is iNTouch? iNTouch is your dynamic, Xtreme consulting firm!
Our goal is simple: to accelerate your business and organizational growth. Our exclusive i-8 Performance Program aligns business strategy with effective leadership development and cost-effective technology to deliver superior results!
Our promise: is to lead the way to improve the business and create leadership in the company and in the community.
Our Purpose: to strive to be the only consulting firm you will ever need.
iNTouch Consulting can be reached at 913-498-0164 or on the web at iNTouch Consulting.
Tomax is one of the leading providers of distributed solutions to chain retail. Tomax provides host-to-store software systems for retail chains, including headquarters, instore processing, and point of sale.
Tomax's credentials include over 15 years as a successful software developer, the past ten of which have focused on retail. Their client base in the retail community totals over 200 chains and is growing rapidly.
Tomax can be reached at (801) 990-0909 or on the web at Tomax Corporation.