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  • July 8, 2019 | Education and Events

    By Jim Greatorex, Vice President, VGM Live at Home The 2019 Heartland Conference was again a very memorable event. It provided a lot of everything in a two-and-a-half-day whirlwind from morning till night. This year we had an unprecedented number of members join us on Monday for either golfing or an afternoon at the VGM farm. I personally had a great time golfing with Gary Caldwell from EZ-ACCESS and members Vern Martell and Matt Burnett. Unlike last year when it stopped raining just long...

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  • July 8, 2019 | Education and Events

    If you have a service or best practice that you would like to share with our Live at Home members, please consider connecting with Jim Greatorex. We would welcome members and manufacturers who have either a great business practice, marketing success program, and/or new service or product that they would like to share with our membership. We would be looking for content for our Nov. 12-13 Executive Summit and 2020 Heartland Conference. Please connect with [email protected] with any ideas...

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  • April 3, 2019 | Education and Events

    The 18th edition of VGM’s Heartland Conference will be held June 10-12 in Waterloo, Iowa, with accessibility and home modification occupying a major spot on the educational agenda. Watch the video below as VGM Live at Home’s Jim Greatorex and VGM Events’ Kelly Kopriva highlight what this year’s Heartland Conference will have waiting for you.  

      Click here for more details and to register...

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  • June 6, 2018 | Product and Service Solutions

    By Thom Disch In the April newsletter, I wrote about the chronic problem relating to falls and fall injuries. This month, I want to highlight how we can help our clients avoid falls and, at the same time, create a new revenue stream for our businesses.  As I started this article I was reminded of a question posed by my entrepreneurship professor on the first day of class: What is the one thing that every successful business needs to have? My classmates and I sat with our mouths open. Could...

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  • June 6, 2018 | Education and Events

    We’ve updated our 2018 Heartland Conference Schedule! And, we have a couple of things to point out. Spots are filling up for certification trainings! Don’t forget to RSVP for the certification training before the seats are gone. The sessions are limited to the first 30 attendees who sign up, and Harmar’s is already sold out! Click here to RSVP today! EZ-ACCESS VPL Certified Training
    Tuesday, June 19 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:15...

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