He perhaps knows more about Iowa agriculture, the impact on manufacturing and what it all means to the overall economy. Andy Goodman is the president of the Iowa Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association which is also responsible for two of the largest indoor farm shows in the nation. Here is our wide ranging conversation:
There have been lots of changes in the way business uses signage. We asked Steve Smith the owner of Fastsigns in Clive, Iowa to visit with us about the trends in signage today and how his business has grown over the past twelve years. Some interesting insights for your business. Have a listen:
When we got the invitation to Portfolio Day we weren't sure what it was so we called the folks at DMACC and they sent us Monte Ballard the Chair of the Graphic Design Department and student Molly Mack. We talked about what the event is, who can go and getting a job in graphic design.
Just the other day a business owner was sharing the high cost of doing trade shows and questioned his return on investment. Had he been listening to the News Hour he may have seen a big difference. From our advertising agency, "Seven Tips to Improve your Trade Show ROI". Here you go:
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