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Our latest conference, impactSHOW 2019, was a fantastic success! From content and performances, dining and gift bags, to exhibitors and networking opportunities, I'm proud to say this may have been our best IMPACT yet.

Here's a general recap of key moments throughout the day. There are plenty to mention!

The morning featured breakfast in the dining hall, surrounded by exhibitor displays from Pepperdine, ViewSonic, UCI Biological Sciences, Caterina's Club, Microsoft, Ntooitive Digital, Civic Financial Services and Salesforce. International singer Maria Elena welcomed the audience to the main ballroom with various songs to uplift the morning.

The start of the event showcased an IMA Opening Video. Our new IMA Initiatives - such as the brand new IMA membership and IMA Virtual Training system - were showcased by Sean Conrad (IMA).

Following the opening remarks, the audience heard from several industry leaders including, Jeff Kearl (STANCE), Shawn Herrera and Charla Griffy-Brown (Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business), Jay Symonds (Amazon), Vikas Khorana (Ntooitive), Timothy Hogan (CONVYR), Jeanniey Mullen (DailyPay, Inc.), Perry Evoniuk (Evite), Jay Calvert and Bruno Serato (Caterina's Club).

Continue reading our recap and access the photo gallery here »

Thank you for making this an awesome experience.

Please take a few moments to reference articles from our partners below.


Sinan Kanatsiz
Chairman, IMA
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Chapman University's CIO Helen Norris is Elected to the Board of EDUCAUSE

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AAA Walks to End Distracted Driving

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Is Your Culture Directly Tied to Your Business? 7 Steps to Show You How

A manager once said to me: "We used to have an awful culture. People blamed each other when mistakes were made, there was favoritism from leaders, low engagement from employees, people didn't feel valued, and it was a punishing rather than learning-oriented culture. Every day was a struggle and felt like a battlefield coming to work."
TV Liquidator Touch Screen Computer Kiosks at New Low Price

TV Liquidator is a company that is known for providing high quality digital signage at unbeatable prices. Their focus has been programmable outdoor LED displays. But lately their fastest growing category is Touch Screen Computer Kiosks.
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The Literacy Project Celebrates 10 Years

This past weekend The Literacy Project held its annual gala at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA. The evening consisted of a gourmet dinner provided by the resort's catering staff and sponsored by Zotovich Estate Wines, a silent auction of local donations and incredible sports memorabilia, a live auction of amazing getaways, and a spectacular magic performance by the sensational Kevin Viner.
Indi CEO Neel Grover Recognized as an Innovator of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal

Neel Grover, CEO and founder of Indi, has been honored as an Innovator of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal. Grover was one of five entrepreneurs recognized at the fifth annual awards presentation held at the Hotel Irvine in Irvine, California, on Sept. 25, 2019.
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ViewSonic Chief Looks to Link AV, IT

It's a marriage that both sides need to work on: the uniting of a company's audio-visual team and its computer network mavens.
A Serious Investment in a Serious Company: Anduril

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Mavatar Technologies Becomes Google Cloud Technology Partner

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Mavatar Technologies Inc. today announces that it has become a Google Cloud Technology Partner. Google Cloud customers can now buy the flagship mCart omnichannel marketplace & shop-able content publishing platform-as-a-service from the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace.
Dean Frank LaFerla Welcomes New Biology Majors at the University of California, Irvine

Frank is pleased to welcome 1400+ entering Bio majors this year, a record number.

Biology remains the most in demand major at UCI with 13% of the 114,000+ applicants wanting to study the life sciences!
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Chinese American Day Founded by Primior CEO, Johnney Zhang

Primior is proud to announce CEO, Johnney Zhang has successfully founded "Chinese American Day" designated on Oct. 23rd.

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