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VOL. 36 | NO. 31 | Friday, August 3, 2012

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Home-Staging Professional Course. Students can earn the ASP designation by attending this two-day course Aug. 14-15. Topics covered include improving your listing presentation, overcoming client objections to staging, marketing ideas and a staging techniques detailed lecture. Students will also view a slide show of before and after photos of what can be accomplished through staging and experience staging a home on the market with other class participants. After taking the course, agents will be able to market staging to their clients and provide better suggestions of ways to improve the home for listing presentation. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Lunch provided. Information: gnar.org, 254-7516.

AUG. 15-16

Tennessee State Univ. Supply Chain Summit

The Summit, Risk Management in the Supply Chain, will bring educators and industry leaders together to learn what’s needed and what’s being done to prepare tomorrow’s supply chain workforce. Speakers include:

  • Linda Conrad, Director of strategic business risk management, Zurich Services Corporation
  • Frank Miller, vice president of public sales operations, Dell Inc.
  • Chris Styles, director of logistics, and service parts purchasing, Nissan Americas
  • William Teas, executive director of corporate risk management, Gaylord Entertainment

The event will be held at TSU’s Avon Williams Campus, 330 10th Avenue North. Information: TSUSupplyChainSummit.com.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17

Highballs & Hydrangeas

Live music by the Wooten Brothers, cocktails, wine and food from Nashville Originals restaurants. 7-10 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Information: highballsandhydrangeas.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

IBC Breakfast: Exploring Opportunities

in Emerging Markets

Expert panelists discuss how businesspeople can capitalize on the changing consumption habits of emerging markets with the rise of the middle class. Panelists include:

  • Edward F. Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University
  • Rick Olszewski, executive vice president of sales and marketing, LP South America
  • Eduardo Minardi, COO, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., CEO, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, will serve as moderator. 8-10 a.m. AT&T Auditorium, 333 Commerce Street. Information: 743-3115, tmoore@nashvillechamber.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

Nashville Business Breakfast

Jim Wright, chairman and chief executive officer for Tractor Supply Company (TSC), will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast at 7 a.m. in Allen Arena. Wright joined TSC as president and chief operating officer in November 2000. In 2004 he was named CEO and was appointed chairman in 2007. TSC is a 1,100-plus retail farm and ranch chain based in Nashville. Information: lipscomb.edu/news/Event/Detail/3077

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