NAMA Pros And AM Columnists John Healy And Heather Bailey To Offer Free Consulting At CTW 2017

Nov. 3, 2017

November 2, 2017 – Chicago – NAMA Knowledge Source Partners and Automatic Merchandiser columnists John Healy (The Vending Marketer and Healy Consulting) and Heather Bailey (SmithAmundsen LLC) will offer free consulting services in the Automatic Merchandiser booth on Nov. 7 during the NAMA Coffee, Tea & Water Show in Grapevine, TX. 

Both Healy and Bailey will be participating in a CTW education session on Monday, Nov. 6, on the topic of social media in the workplace. Their session, “Is Your Workplace Café Socially Savvy?” will feature a panel of industry experts discussing the pros and cons of, and best practices for workplace café offerings, including café design, use of technology and employee benefit vs. employee privacy. This session will also address the legal ramifications for employers when BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and use of technology policies are involved, including social media issues. 

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, during CTW trade show hours – 12:15pm – 5:30pm – Healy will provide free consulting services to CTW attendees interested in traditional and digital marketing and social media marketing, while Bailey will offer free consulting services in labor and employment law. Attendees can find them in the Automatic Merchandiser booth (#419) in the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. 

John Healy is CEO and founder of Healy Consulting and Communications Inc., a traditional marketing, PR, digital and social media marketing firm. He is also co-founder of The Vending Marketer, a digital and social media marketing agency designed specifically for owners and operators in the vending, OCS, workplace café, and micro market segments of the industry. Today, John helps his clients balance their resources between traditional marketing and communications strategies with digital and social media marketing. 

Heather Bailey, a partner in the law firm SmithAmundsen LLC, credits her experience working full-time in office administration and human resources during law school for her seamless transition into management-side labor and employment law. The skills she developed as a legal secretary help strengthen her appreciation and understanding of clients’ concerns today and gave her the tools to be efficient, respectful and meticulous in her role as an attorney. For 16 years, Heather has concentrated her practice in employment and labor counseling and litigation. Her clients operate across the U.S. in many industries, including vending where Heather has been a NAMA Knowledge Source Partner for well over a decade.