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IDC Survey Finds the Shift to Virtual Events a Modest Success with Room for Improvement

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Attendees at virtual events want to pursue similar activities by posting to social media, interacting with other social media handles, and exchanging LinkedIn addresses.

Key Points: 
  • Attendees at virtual events want to pursue similar activities by posting to social media, interacting with other social media handles, and exchanging LinkedIn addresses.
  • In fact, IDC found that nearly half of all attendees at virtual events engage using social media, compared to just 16% at in-person events.
  • The sudden shift to virtual events in the first half of 2020 produced mixed results in terms of attendance.
  • The IDC report, Virtual Meetings and Conference Survey (IDC #US46604420), examines the preferences, experiences, attitudes, and behaviors of organizers and attendees of in-person events that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, became virtual events.

Amy O’Shea Named Certis USA CEO as Biopesticide Leader Completes Leadership Transition

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 2:17pm

Amy OShea, President of Certis USA , has been named CEO while successfully completing the biopesticide leaders management progression that was initiated in early 2020 when the planned CEO transition of Dr. Jow-Lih Su was announced and his acceptance to now serve as an Executive Board Member of Certis USA.

Key Points: 
  • Amy OShea, President of Certis USA , has been named CEO while successfully completing the biopesticide leaders management progression that was initiated in early 2020 when the planned CEO transition of Dr. Jow-Lih Su was announced and his acceptance to now serve as an Executive Board Member of Certis USA.
  • Amys dynamic and thoughtful leadership style is indicative of the increased energy found in the biologicals space today, says Mike Allan, Certis Vice-President North America.
  • Certis USA products provide essential solutions by meeting the challenges faced by todays growers around the globe.
  • For more information about Certis USA, visit CertisUSA.com and follow the company on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn .

Voya Financial Schedules Announcement of Second-Quarter 2020 Results

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 1:31pm

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it will host a webcast and conference call on its financial results for the second quarter of 2020 on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it will host a webcast and conference call on its financial results for the second quarter of 2020 on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Voya will issue a press release announcing the companys financial results for the second quarter of 2020 after the market closes on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.
  • Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings to get ready to retire better.
  • Follow Voya Financial on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter @Voya .

Look Listen Announces Joint Venture with OTHRSource

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

So, the things that make Look Listen successful are what we have infused into OTHRDigital: Deep client partnerships, data-driven decision making, and a passion for simply doing good work," said Kit Hughes, CEO and co-founder of Look Listen.

Key Points: 
  • So, the things that make Look Listen successful are what we have infused into OTHRDigital: Deep client partnerships, data-driven decision making, and a passion for simply doing good work," said Kit Hughes, CEO and co-founder of Look Listen.
  • OTHRSource brings unrivaled industry expertise and Look Listen brings proven, repeatable success in digital marketing.
  • Mark Feinberg, the CEO of OTHRSource, shared, "I've known Kit and the team at Look Listen for quite some time.
  • To learn more about us, visit http://www.OTHRsource.com or follow OTHRSource on LinkedIn (@OTHRSource), Instagram (@OTHRSource) and Facebook (@OTHRSource).

The Alkaline Water Company Strengthens its National Lifestyle Brand through UNFI

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 2:15pm

Our vision remains strong, and we are confident that partnerships like this will offer the shareholders of The Alkaline Water Company a bright future.

Key Points: 
  • Our vision remains strong, and we are confident that partnerships like this will offer the shareholders of The Alkaline Water Company a bright future.
  • For more information on UNFI visit unfi.com
    Founded in 2012, The Alkaline Water Company (NASDAQ and CSE: WTER) is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Additionally, in 2020, the Company launched A88 Infused Beverage Division Inc., which includes the Companys CBD water and flavor-infused water.
  • To learn more about The Alkaline Water Company, please visit www.thealkalinewaterco.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn.

People Magazine Cover Story Exposes Death of Two Americans in Shocking and Suspicious Circumstances in Anguilla

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:53pm

Childhood friends Casey Scott MacPherson and Caleb Guillory were reuniting in Anguilla for a New Years celebration with their wives and friends.

Key Points: 
  • Childhood friends Casey Scott MacPherson and Caleb Guillory were reuniting in Anguilla for a New Years celebration with their wives and friends.
  • Since their release, the wives of the men have refused to return to the island or aid the investigation.
  • -- Casey MacPhersons autopsy report is missing six pages, which Anguilla has refused to explain or account for.
  • Learn more at http://www.redbanyan.com , become a fan on the Red Banyan Facebook page and follow the firm on Twitter and LinkedIn .

ProAssurance Corporation Announces Dates for Second Quarter 2020 Results Release and Conference Call

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) will report results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 after the close of normal New York Stock Exchange trading on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) will report results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 after the close of normal New York Stock Exchange trading on Monday, August 10, 2020.
  • ProAssurance will conduct a conference call at 10:00 am et on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 to discuss the results, and other items of interest to investors participating in the call.
  • ProAssurance Group is rated A (Excellent) by AM Best ; ProAssurance and its operating subsidiaries are rated A (Strong) by Fitch Ratings .
  • For the latest on ProAssurance and its industry-leading suite of products and services, cutting-edge risk management and practice enhancement programs follow @ProAssurance on Twitter or LinkedIn .

R3 Continuum Launches Emotional Comfortability Index to Gauge Stress Levels Across the United States

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:16pm

MINNEAPOLIS, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R3 Continuum (R3c) announced today the launch of its new Emotional Comfortability Index (ECI) that measures the current stress levels of the states in comparison to one another.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R3 Continuum (R3c) announced today the launch of its new Emotional Comfortability Index (ECI) that measures the current stress levels of the states in comparison to one another.
  • We are committed to helping organizations across the United States ensure the psychological and physical safety of their employees, said Jim Mortensen, R3 Continuum president.
  • Our proprietary Emotional Comfortability Index gives them a useful tool and information that can help with navigating through these uncertain times.
  • R3 Continuum will be providing a weekly updated ECI map on its website: R3c.com, as well as LinkedIn , Twitter , and Facebook .

HiBid Surpasses $1B in Gross Merchandise Volume for the Year, with Nearly $45M in Assets Sold Through HiBid.com Last Week

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 6:29pm

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  • Interested in receiving updates from HiBid?
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  • Auction Flex is the market leader in auction software for live auctions, with capabilities that include cataloging, clerking, cashiering, accounting, mailing list management, inventory management, multi-parcel, and more.
  • Auction Flex and HiBid, products of Sandhills Global , were built from the ground up to function together seamlessly.

Ciena Appoints Hassan Ahmed to Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) today announced that Hassan M. Ahmed, Ph.D., has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) today announced that Hassan M. Ahmed, Ph.D., has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
  • Dr. Ahmed most recently served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Affirmed Networks, which was acquired by Microsoft in April 2020.
  • Prior to that time, Dr. Ahmed served in various executive roles at Ascend Communications, Cascade Communications and Analog Devices.
  • For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter @Ciena , LinkedIn , the Ciena Insights blog , or visit www.ciena.com .