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We are excited to announce our annual IMPACT Conference will be held virtually for the first time. To mark the 10-year anniversary, the online conference will attempt to become the Guinness World Records "largest virtual marketing event" ever hosted, with an official adjudicator on hand to confirm.

We invite you to be part of this historic milestone on October 2, live from ViewSonic's state-of-the-art headquarters in Brea, California. It will feature the annual IMPACT Awards, Startup Pitch Challenge, multiple breakout sessions, top-tier keynotes and other informative panel discussions.

At IMPACT20, you'll experience:

• Best practices and techniques to build market share and business growth
• Latest tools and trends from the industry's leading experts
• Networking opportunities with local and global leaders and professionals

Save the date: Friday, October 2. Join us to discover ways to increase value to your organization and the digital marketing community. Learn more about special prizes, industry leading speakers and ways to register below.

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Please take a moment to view our partner articles, below.


Sinan Kanatsiz
Chairman, IMA
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Larry Armstrong - Chairman, Former CEO of Ware Malcomb Featured on Accelerate OC with Host Carey Ransom

Larry Armstrong joined me on Accelerate OC at a time that his industry, commercial architecture and building, is undergoing the greatest disruption and change of his multi-decade career. It was such an engaging and compelling conversation!

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Special Note from Hughes Marino Vice President Will Tober

With the last few months being a challenging time for all, we know corporate leaders are looking for real-time, digestible solutions they can put into practice immediately, especially in this new era when time and resources are precious.

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Boustead's Dan McClory Discusses COVID-19 Impact and The Future of China's Economy

Boustead Securities, LLC's Dan McClory, Managing Director and Head of China & Equity Capital Markets, speaks with CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg on the future of China's economy and the outlook for global trade following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Why We Need To Contextualize Flat Data In A Round World

By Ike Kavas, Forbes Councils Member, Forbes Technology Council

For the last 2,000 years, we have known that the earth is round. Most notably, it was Aristotle who pronounced the earth was a sphere. Yet this idea was dismissed by many at first, with potentially a few deniers left that still believe the earth is flat.

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B STATE Has Gone Virtual!

By Mark Samuel

There is even greater need now for building your leadership team based on your COVID-19 experience.

Which of the following needs apply to your organization?

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The UCI School of Biological Sciences 2020 Dean's Report is now Online!

By Frank LaFerla, PhD, Dean and Chancellor's Professor

The UCI School of Biological Sciences 2020 Dean's Report is now available online.

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Where We Grow From Here

The latest episode in InkSoft's Sell More Merch podcast is here, and if you're in the decorated apparel industry, you're definitely going to want to give it a listen.

Justin McKibben, industry consultant and the Director of Business Development at Melmarc, joins us on this episode to discuss all things industry. But not just the industry in terms of business as usual — the industry in terms of today.

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Merit/Andrew 2020 Show Reel

As we look to a brighter future, our 2020 reel represents an amalgamation of work from our recent past. We're proud of it and so are our clients. If you want to leverage creativity and innovation to move the needle, reach out. That's what we do.

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10K Mask Giveaway

The CDC has recently distributed information on implementing new coronavirus related restrictions while recognizing the need to reopen schools.

We, at NewRain, recognize that in-person classrooms have benefits far beyond just hands-on learning. Access to in-person classrooms provide a safe environment for school-aged children while facilitating their health and wellness.

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Virtually Enabling the Workforce

Group Editor Marty Kauchak completed a wide-ranging interview with Marlo Brooke, CEO and Founder of Avatar Partners.

Marty Kauchak (MK): Marlo, thanks for taking time to speak with Halldale. Let's start at the strategic, overarching level. Share with us your perspectives about the state of this community, in particular, at this point of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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7 Significant Ways the Traditional Workplace Will Never Be the Same

Stop reading and take a look around. Chances are you are working in a home office, from the couch, in your guest room, your child's room, or potentially even working outside and enjoying the sunshine. In more normal times, most would classify you as "working from home." But nowadays, it just means you are "working."

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A Letter to the Love & Light Brigade About Racism

To The Predominantly White Spiritual Communities, or as my friend calls us:

The Love & Light Brigade,

I have a lot to say and before I begin I want to admit to you that I am new to the movement for Black lives. I've woken up recently and it is easy for me to feel like a fraud writing this letter to you because my knowledge on this matter is very limited. But I write it just the same.

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Enterprise Data Solutions LLC: Letting Service Lead the Way

Enterprise Data Solutions LLC (EDS) with locations in Irvine and Newport Beach provides IT managed services to companies in Southern California. They also offer co-managed services to organizations that have their own IT staff or IT departments.

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The Future of Retail, Reimagined

By Anthony Simon, Ware Malcomb

Even before COVID-19, the retail industry was already going through significant challenges, disruption and transformation. That has all been turned on its head. Get ready for the "new abnormal."

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Why Our LGBTQ+ Community Needs to Show up for Black Rights

What is intersectionality?

Intersectionality was first coined in 1989 by Kimberlé Crenshaw, a civil rights activist and legal scholar.

It refers to the complex, cumulative way in which the effects of multiple forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, or intersect especially in the experiences of marginalized individuals or groups.

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Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Launches Career Opportunity Exchange

By Sinan Kanatsiz, Chairman & Founder, IMA

Over the past 60 days, the Internet Marketing Association (IMA), in partnership with Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, launched the Career Opportunity Exchange, our featured program that provides students & alumni with an opportunity to share their stories, showcase their skills, and connect with potential employers.

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