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#PPSSF - A Twitter Recap

Did you miss the chance to experience the 26th Annual Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco in person? Don't worry, we have the Twitter Recap. Take a look at our collection of #PPSSF Tweets throughout the week from the PPS team, Conference Attendees, Speakers, Workshops and city sights! For more Conference Recaps search #PPSSF across Social Media or search "#PPSSF" on ThePricingAuthority.com. Save-the-date now, we're heading to Chicago next Spring! Get on the list HERE. Continue reading

5 Reasons To Stay At The Movenpick Hotel - #PPSAMS

Renzo Gerritsen 1 This winter, PPS is heading to Amsterdam for the 11th Annual European and Global Pricing Workshops and Conference! Europe's leading pricing professionals will meet in Amsterdam for an unforgettable industry experience. Guests and attendees from out of town are invited to stay at our host hotel, the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. We've gathered five (5) great reasons to stay at the luxurious, four-star the host hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre during #PPSAMS! 5 - Environmentally Friendly - The Hotel Möven Green Globe Certified as one of the most sustainable hotels in Amsterdam. The Green Globe, the global certification for sustainable tourism, ranked the hotel over 86%. Take comfort in knowing that throughout the hotel are sustainable practices that aid in the preservation of the environment. 4- Dining At Silk Road - Silk Road Restaurant is the premiere hotel restaurant where guests enjoy the world class menu offerings at anytime. Serving a variety of international dishes, spices, and wines, guests can experience menu delights curated by Executive Chef Jamie Sharratt. Enjoy meals while taking in the view - the restaurant is on the second floor and overlooks the River IJ. ce815c4ffd 3) Meeting Rooms - Looking to break away for a private area to conduct business or fellowship with other guests? There are twelve (12) grand meeting rooms throughout the conference centers,equipped with free WiFi. All facilities can be controlled by a small touchscreen remote control, and all tables set with elegant, fair-trade linen. f372b892de 2) Wellness Spa - Workout in our Amsterdam Health & Fitness Club on the mezzanine floor, or relax with a specialty massage. Unwind in the Lifestyle Studio or bio sauna, where guests refresh in the ice shower and spend time in the serene relaxation area. Also for wellbeing, a fitness and cardio area, and guides for your wellbeing ritual of choice. c374e906f6 1) Location - Overlooking the beautiful river IJ, Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre is located in the heart of Amsterdam and offers spectacular city views! The hotel is walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station with the option to take advantage of our free shuttle service to and from the station. View the tulips, tour museums, take in the city sights and dine at the finest restaurants. The hotel's central location allows a quick return to your comforting stay. Also, guests are directly centered to enjoy the many Workshops and Conference Speakers during #PPSAMS! 2c1eb7bab2 The Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre is offering discounted rates for #PPSAMS attendees, so we encourage you to act soon! Book rooms for you and your team today! For more information please contact our Membership department: p: 770. 509. 9933 e: Sherica@PricingSociety.com We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam for #PPSAMS! Continue reading

Announcing The European & Global Pricing Workshops & Conference - #PPSAMS

We're excited to announce that PPS will be returning to Amsterdam for the

11th Annual European & Global Pricing Workshops & Conference - #PPSAMS!

PPS AMS 620x350 Web Banner 9.4c From the official Press Release: This event promises to be the largest pricing event in Europe, with a bevy of industry leading keynote speakers, including Dr. Hermann Simon, Dr. Reed Holden, Caspar de Bono, and Jesse Finch Gnehm. Two full days of interactive workshops invite attendees to hear from Pricing experts who have overcome challenges, and created strategies surrounding the latest trends in the field. There is a Global Pricing For Executives Summit that brings together the leaders in pricing for one interactive workshop, and there are exciting Breakout Sessions for professionals seeking practical pricing knowledge. Don't miss this chance to mingle and network with business professionals across the globe!

Please Save-The-Date and share with all European Pricers and businesses!#PPSAMS

Registration is NOW open!

Book rooms for your team at a discounted rate at our Host Hotel - the Mövenpick Hotel.   Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook for more #PPSAMS updates! Continue reading

#PPSSF Full-Day Presenters @ Oct. 20th Workshops

#PPSSF Workshops 10.20.15 Our Workshops provide the best forums to gain exclusive pricing knowledge that will increase business performance. Choose from several offerings including the following: There are (4) 1-Day Workshop offerings during #PPSSF. View the October 20th lineup below and learn more about the featured Speakers.

Identifying Pricing and Profitability Leakages in Your Organization:

Step-by-Step Approach How To Improve Everyday Pricing Performance

With Anton Malygin and Chethan Sharma, Directors, Pricing and Profitability Consulting Practice at PwC

Understand the benefits of addressing everyday pricing and profitability leakages. Identify the key areas for pricing and margin improvement, learn analysis needed to identify improvement opportunities and learn how organizations implement effective every day price management.

Attendee Takeaway:

  • The value of every day price management
  • Key benefits and opportunities areas for price management improvement
  • How analytics can be leveraged to provide transparency and generate one consistent “single source of truth” view using information about customers and products at the transaction level
  • Requirements to effectively execute price management improvements in an organization and how to make it sustainable

Pricing and Corporate Strategy:

The Pricing Decision Framework Proven Successful by the World’s Most Profitable Companies for Getting Pricing Done Right

With Tim Smith, Ph.D, CPP, Founder and Managing Partner Wiglaf Pricing & Adjunct Marketing Professor at DePaul University

List prices, discounting, new product development, account management, and international variations are just a short list of key pricing challenges facing modern corporations. How should corporations manage? Learn how leading firms are integrating different pricing and price management techniques throughout the corporation to maximize both growth and profitability.

Attendee Takeaway:

  • The nature of a good price
  • The impact of price concessions on profitability
  • How to connect product development to pricing decisions
  • How to connect customer account development to pricing decisions
  • How to connect international contingencies to pricing decisions
  • A proven framework for integrating pricing into strategic corporate development

Gaining Profit - And Making it Stick

With Diana Zuzek, President and CEO and Craig Alcock, Senior Partner of Beanstalk Revenue Management

Well-designed governance and infrastructure components enable organizations to generate ongoing and consistent results. Instead of unreliable or “spikey” outcomes, performance becomes predictable and routine. This workshop will examine infrastructure and governance from a strategic perspective, discussing how business objectives and market realities shape the application of infrastructure and governance paradigms. Also, presenters will discuss basic price performance metrics and review the interdependence of good performance measures and quality governance and infrastructure outcomes. Attendee Takeaway:
  • The components of infrastructure and governance
  • How these components can amplify price performance
  • Get Started Toolkit - How to assess your organization’s current governance and infrastructure capabilities
  • How to pragmatically deploy or enhance existing models
  • How to measure and monitor price performance

Bullet-Proof Your Price Increase With Sales

With Chris Mitchell, VP of Global Initiatives, and Alison Yama, Senior Dir. of Holden Advisors

Pricing technology makes implementing the mechanical aspects of price increases an easy task. The real challenge most organizations face is not "getting to a number," but rather developing an effective communications plan and a sound value rationale that the sales force can embrace with confidence and that aligns the organization around targeted price increase. Any inconsistencies in logic, messaging, or the responses of executives, sales, and customer service staff will immediately be exploited by hard-negotiating customers fighting to roll back the pricing increase. Attendee Takeaway:
  • How to develop credible tools and training for all customer-facing staff to lead and defend price increase
  • How to create an effective communications plan with rationale for leading a price increase
  • How to use formal and informal communication channels to build momentum
  • How to prepare for difficult conversations with customers that challenge the price increase

Learn more about our Workshop offerings during the 26th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco and register your team TODAY!

*Currently our Main site, PricingSociety.com is experiencing technical difficulties. However, you can STILL register for our upcoming Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco #PPSSF! The deadline to book a discounted rate at The Palace Hotel San Francisco is THIS FRIDAY!

Reach us directly:

Call - 770.509.9933 or Email: Cherica@PricingSociety.com.

We look forward to speaking with you and apologize for the temporary inconvenience.

Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook for more #PPSSF updates!

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The 2015 Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference In San Francisco

PPS is heading to San Francisco!

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Announcing our 26th Annual Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco, California! Join the Professional Pricing Society October 2o - 23 for an amazing event in the Pricing Industry! We have an exciting lineup of Keynote Speakers and Workshop leaders, networking, events, and more for our attendees. Enjoy an exceptional mix of pricing professionals, industry knowledge, and city exploration in beautiful San Francisco, California! sfo2015-960x250-website-eb Check out our Buy-2-Get-1 FREE Special for Pricing Professionals interested in education certifications and designations. lux373ex.49083_lg This year's host hotel is The Palace Hotel. Room specials are going on now! Contact us for more information! *Currently our Main site, PricingSociety.com is experiencing technical difficulties. However, you can STILL register for our upcoming Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco #PPSSF! The deadline to book a discounted rate at The Palace Hotel San Francisco is THIS FRIDAY!

Reach us directly:

Call - 770.509.9933 or Email: Cherica@PricingSociety.com.

We look forward to speaking with you and apologize for the temporary inconvenience. Follow the hashtag #PPSSF across social media for all things Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference in San Francisco related. See you on the West Coast!  Continue reading

#PPSDALLAS: Spring Pricing Workshops & Conference Recap

During  May 5th-8th 2015 PPS hosted our 26th Annual Spring Pricing Workshops and Conference in Dallas, Texas at the Hilton Anatole hotel! Our attendees experienced a full day of educational Workshops and trainings, an exclusive PwC Reception at the AT&T Stadium, and two days of Conference activities filled with Pricing experts, industry insight, strategy shares and networking. We had an amazing time! View the Storify recap via Twitter, catching all the Tweets from start-to-finish below:   Look for more photos and recaps on our Facebook and Twitter pages! Join the conversation!  Continue reading
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