Keeping up with the changing needs of a vertical can feel overwhelming. Add in seemingly daily technological advances, and it’s not very realistic to expect you to be able to stay on top of everything. Ingram Micro identified this as a problem—and opportunity—and launched a new offering that can help you learn more about the needs of specific verticals so you can identify and win more UCC and related business.
Vertical Expo Live is an online expo that delivers live and on-demand education and training broken down by federal; finance; healthcare; legal; retail; and state, local and education verticals.
The offering addresses a number of the issues solution providers commonly have with traditional expos. For example, much of the content is available on demand, allowing you to access content when you have the time. While live people are always available to answer questions, there are quarterly live events (the next being in the March/April timeframe) that include guest speakers with interactive Q&As. In addition, you can view content from the comfort of your own desk. A mobile version is available if you want to engage with the expo outside of the office.
Perhaps most important is the vertical breakdown of the content, providing a vast amount of knowledge readily available to you and your team. Ever wonder where the greatest upsell opportunities exist for your customers? Vertical specialists are available at all times to answer your specific questions to help you grow your UCC business. There’s also a good chance you’ll discover new technologies you could be offering to your customers.
Beyond the vertical content and new technologies, you can also have any questions answered regarding financing, credit and any of Ingram Micro’s professional services.
Finally, within the expo are standardized trainings you and your staff can take, followed by testing. Earning certifications through this training is a great way to differentiate yourself from the competition and better serve your customers.
All said, the expos are a great way to get smarter about your UCC vertical strategy, evaluate new technologies and solutions, and get the training you need to be a better solution provider. Visit http://us-new.ingrammicro.com/Pages/markets-vertical-home.aspx to learn more about Vertical Expo Live and begin raising your vertical IQ—at your convenience.