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Featured News
 atlanta
You're Invited:
Bridge is hosting 2 events in January in Atlanta:

1. Beatriz Ball Event
Wednesday, January 9th
4 - 6 pm
Ivystone Showroom
Building 2 / 18th Floor / Suite #1801
AmericasMart

Learn more about the Beatriz Ball event


2. Casafina Event
Friday, January 11th
5 pm
Casafina and Costa Nova's new showroom.
Building 2 / 12th floor / #1208
AmericasMart

Learn more about the Casafina event
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Event date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - Friday, January 11, 2019
Event location: AmericasMart
Tags: atlanta, americasmart
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 Beatriz Ball
Save the Date: Wednesday, January 9th
Beatriz Ball and Bridge Are Hosting a Marketing Bootcamp

What:
Get free help from Beatriz Ball's marketing team and Bridge on growing your business. Bridge will help stores with online solutions and growing online sales.
We'll have drinks and snacks. Enjoy a glass of wine and cheese as you learn.

When:
Wednesday, January 9th
4 - 6 pm

Where:
Ivystone Showroom
Building 2 / 18th Floor / Suite 1801
AmericasMart

Who:
Jason Solarek will work with retailers on a one-on-one basis. Beatriz Ball's marketing team will also be available for Q & A.


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Event date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Event location: Ivystone Showroom at AmericasMart
Tags: Beatriz Ball
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Join Us in Atlanta at Casafina

Casafina and Bridge invite you to grow your registry business.
In 2019, thousands of brides will register each day--they should be registering at your store. Let us help you get picked by them.

Event details:

When: Friday, January 11th at 5 pm

What: How to Increase Your Registry Sales

Where: Casafina and Costa Nova's new showroom.
Building 2 / 12th floor / #1208

Who: Jason Solarek will show you 7 ways to increase your gift registry business.

Seminar will be accompanied by drinks, wine from Portugal, and snacks.

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Event date: Friday, January 11, 2019
Event location: Casafina Showroom in Atlanta
Tags: seminar, atlanta, casafina
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Nov. 27
 bridge seminar


FOR RETAILERS

New Seminar:
Prepare Your Website for the Holidays

Please pick one of the 6 sessions below:

Tues., Nov. 13 at 11 am EST
Weds., Nov. 14 at 9 am EST
Weds., Nov. 14 at 1 pm EST
Thurs., Nov. 15 at 10 am EST
Weds., Nov. 28 at 1 pm EST
Thurs., Nov. 29 at 10 am EST

Holiday Bootcamp

What you'll learn:
1. How to update your website for holidays.
2. How to update your home page design and pictures to be festive and show your holiday spirit.
3. How to update your store hours to show holiday hours.
4. How to run a sale on your site. This includes: how to put items on sale, how to offer coupons, and how to add a promotional banner.
5. How to promote a sale on your home page, via promotional banners, via slides, via news posts, and via social media.
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Event date: Tuesday, November 13 - Thursday, November 29
Event location: Online Training
Tags: bridge seminar, holiday ordering, holiday training
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Sept. 3
 dallas market center
We'll be in Dallas in January. See you there ;)

Event date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Event location: Dallas Market Center
Tags: dallas market center
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July 1
 atlanta
We'll see you in Atlanta.

We're hosting 2 events:

1. Seminar: "Your Store vs. Amazon"
Thursday, July 12th
5 pm EST
Vagabond House Showroom
9th Floor • 940 • Building 2 West
More info:
https://marketplace.bridgecatalog.com/chalkboard.cfm?id=14294

2. Ten Year Anniversary Party for Bridge
Friday, July 13th
5 pm EST
Rosse Showroom
8th Floor • 818 • Building 2 West
More info:
https://marketplace.bridgecatalog.com/chalkboard.cfm?id=14538

More info about the AmericasMart show:
https://www.americasmart.com/markets/gift-home-shows

PS - We're taking appointments for the show.
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Event date: Wednesday, July 11 - Saturday, July 14
Event location: AmericasMart
Tags: atlanta, americasmart
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June 14
 seminar
FOR RETAILERS

You're invited to join us in Dallas! I'll be at the Keith Smith showroom giving a very cool seminar for indie stores like you. Join us to learn how to grow your business--and have a glass of wine on us while doing it.

Seminar for Retailers:
Wednesday, June 20th
5:30 pm CDT
Keith Smith Showroom
World Trade Center
#200
Dallas Market Center

I'll give you 7 ways that you can grow your online business--and we'll have drinks and snacks for you. I hope you can make it!

Please RSVP to: coach@bridgecatalog.com

ps - here's my schedule for the Dallas show. I’ll be at the Dallas show: Monday, June 18 - Thursday, June 21.

I’d love to meet up with you and hear what trends you’re seeing at your store. For example, what strategies are working for your shop? What issues do you see? You have a ...Read rest of Chalk

Event date: Wednesday, June 20
Event location: Dallas Market Center
Tags: seminar, keith smith
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June 8
 juliska
FOR JULISKA REPS

You're invited to a Special Training for Juliska Reps.

WHEN
2 webinars from which to choose:

Friday, June 15th at 11 am EST
or
Monday, June 25th at 11 am EST

I'll share how to:
+ Help your stores sell more Juliska.
+ Help your stores survive against Amazon.
+ Earn more in commission.

HOW TO ATTEND
Please RSVP to Juliska corporate or Bridge

Event date: Friday, June 15 - Monday, June 25
Tags: juliska, webinar, sales rep training
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June 4
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FOR RETAILERS

You're invited:

Seminar: Your Store vs Amazon
When: Thursday, July 12th at 5 pm EST
Where: Vagabond House Showroom
Building 2 / #940
AmericasMart

I'll share with you:
+ How to sell more.
+ How to survive against Amazon.
+ How to increase your Google ranking.

Event date: Thursday, July 12
Event location: AmericasMart
Tags: vagabond house, Americasmart, seminar
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June 2
 seminar
FOR RETAILERS

You're invited to an Omni-channel Sales Seminar at the Keith Smith Showroom in Dallas during the June show.

When: Wednesday, June 20th at 5:30 pm EST
Where: Keith Smith Showroom, Dallas Market Center

I'll share with you:
+ How to sell more.
+ What your store must do to survive against Amazon.
+ How to increase your Google ranking.

Event location: Dallas Market Center
Tags: seminar, omnichannel
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June 2
 keith smith
FOR KEITH SMITH REPS

You're invited to a Special Training for Keith Smith Reps.

When: Monday, June 18th at 4 pm EST
Where: Keith Smith Showroom, Dallas Market Center

I'll share how to:
+ Help your stores sell more.
+ Help your stores survive against Amazon.
+ Earn more in commission.


Event date: Monday, June 18
Event location: Dallas Market Center
Tags: keith smith, training, sales rep
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June 2
FOR BRANDS AND SALES REPS

New Webinar:
How to Fight Amazon

Pick Your Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 5 at 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 am
Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00 pm
Thursday, June 7 at 11:00 am
Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 pm

About the Webinar:
Do you have an Amazon strategy?
You need one: Amazon is putting indie stores out of business. The future of your stores depends on how they deal with Amazon. Help them solve this problem and you'll benefit.

I'll show you:
+ How your stores can fight back against Amazon and the big retail players.
+ How to help your stores run their online business more efficiently.
+ How your stores can offer more product selection than Amazon.

Why attend?
You'll earn more commission when your stores stay in business.
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Event date: Tuesday, June 5 - Thursday, June 7
Tags: amazon, webinar
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May 3
 bridal season training
FOR RETAILERS

New Webinar:
Bridal Season Bootcamp

Choose your webinar time:
+ Tuesday, May 8 at 4:30 pm EST
+ Wednesday, May 9 at 11:00 am EST
+ Thursday, May 10 at 11:00 am EST
+ Thursday, May 10 at 5:30 pm EST

About:
Get yourself and your website ready for brides and bridal customers.

You'll learn to:
+ Quickly update registry orders.
+ Avoid common mistakes.
+ Spend less time at your computer.
+ Make customers and brides happier.
+ Increase repeat business.

Presenter:
Jason Solarek

Requisite:
This webinar is for retailers that have completed/watched the Gift Registry 101 training.Read rest of Chalk

Event date: Tuesday, May 8 - Thursday, May 10
Tags: bridal season training
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March 16
 bridge 101

FOR RETAILERS
Please join us for our new Bridge 101 webinar. This training is ideal for those that are new to Bridge or wish to get a refresher.

We'll cover:
+ Setting up your Bridge Store.
+ Adding products.
+ Adding brands.
+ The important features needed to get your Bridge account up and running.

Results:
+ Know how to use your Bridge.
+ Rank higher in Google.
+ Better compete against Amazon.

Please pick your date and time:
+ Tuesday, March 27 at 11 am EST
+ Wednesday, March 28th at 10 am EST
+ Wednesday, March 28th at 12 pm EST
+ Thursday, March 29th at 1 pm EST

Audience:
For retailer store owners, managers, and staff.
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Event date: Tuesday, March 27
Tags: bridge 101
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March 4
 accounting
You're invited:
Gift Registry 202 Training

Are you a bridal registry expert? Have you mastered all of the short cuts and tricks to boost your store's registry sales? Join us for a our new Bridal Registry 202 webinar.

CHOOSE YOUR BRIDAL REGISTRY 202 TRAINING:

Tuesday, March 6th at 11 am EST
Wednesday, March 7th at 10 am EST
Wednesday, March 7th at 12 pm EST
Thursday, March 8th at 1 pm EST

Once you RSVP, we'll email you your access link for your webinar.

You'll learn to use advanced features.
• Manage registry credits.
• Boost referrals.
• Get the most from your 5-Step Incentive Program.
• Use the new registry close-out accounting page.
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Event date: Tuesday, March 6 - Thursday, March 8
Tags: accounting, bridal Registry, Training, Mobile Bridal Registry
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Feb. 7
 gift registry 101
You're invited:
Bridge Gift Registry 101 Training

When?
Tuesday, February 6th at 11 am EST
Wednesday, February 7th at 10 am EST and 12 pm EST
Thursday, February 8th at 1 pm EST

Why attend?
Help your brides get the most out of their registries with your Bridge Store.
Learn tips and tricks to boost sales and save time.
We'll take questions from participants.

How?
Training will be online via GoToMeeting.com

Who is invited?
This training is for retailers.

Who is hosting this webinar?
Bridge founder Jason Solarek

What's next?
RSVP
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Event date: Tuesday, February 6 - Thursday, February 8
Tags: gift registry 101, training, webinar
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Nov. 9, 2017
 bridge seminar
New Seminar: How to Prepare Your Website for the Holiday
Make your site light up like a Christmas tree

Tues., Nov.14 at 11 am EST
Weds., Nov. 15 at 9 am EST
Weds., Nov. 15 at 1 pm EST
Thurs., Nov. 16 at 10 am EST
Tues., Nov. 28 at 11 am EST
Weds., Nov. 29 at 9 am EST
Weds., Nov. 29 at 1 pm EST
Thurs., Nov. 30 at 10 am EST

What you'll learn:
1. How to update your website for holidays.
2. How to update your home page design and pictures to be festive and show your holiday spirit.
3. How to update your store hours to show holiday hours.
4. How to run a sale on your site. This includes: how to put items on sale, how to offer coupons, and how to add a promotional banner.
5. How to promote a sale on your home page, via promotional banners, via slides, via Chalks, and via social media.
6. How to process an ...Read rest of Chalk

Event date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Thursday, November 30, 2017
Tags: bridge seminar, holiday ordering
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March 7, 2017
 Bridal Registry
Are you a bridal registry expert? Have you mastered all of the short cuts and tricks to boost your store's registry sales? Join us for a our new Bridal Registry 202 Webinar.

CHOOSE YOUR BRIDAL REGISTRY 202 TRAINING:
Tuesday, March 7 at 11 am EST
New Time Added! Wednesday, March 8 at 10 am EST
Wednesday, March 8 at 12 pm EST
Thursday, March 9 at 1 pm EST

Once you RSVP, we'll email you your access link for your webinar.

You'll learn to:
• Manage requested and received amounts.
• Update order status for registry purchases.
• Manage registry credits.
• Boost referrals.
• Get the most from your 5-Step Incentive Program.
• Utilize your mobile registry site.
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Event date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - Thursday, March 9, 2017
Tags: Bridal Registry, Training, Mobile Bridal Registry
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03/07/17 08:05 PM
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Jason at Bridge
Please find a recording of this webinar here:

https://vimeo.com/207385366

Please contact us for the password.




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Feb. 24, 2017
 training
Sales Rep 101 Training

Tues., Feb. 28 at 11 am EST
Weds., March 1 at 9:30 am EST
Weds., March 1 at 12 pm EST
Thurs., March 2 at 1 pm EST

Topics:
+ Grow your sales.
+ Grow your network of retailers
+ Share products and news via your network.
+ Increase your commissions.
+ Make your stores happier.

Audience: for sales reps.

Event date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - Thursday, March 2, 2017
Tags: training, sales reps, bridgewebinarvideo
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Feb. 22, 2017
 gift registry
Gift Registry Training for Retailers

Tues., Feb. 21 at 11 am EST
Weds., Feb. 22 at 12 pm EST
Thurs., Feb. 23 at 1 pm EST

The average gift registry purchase is $151. That's 151 reasons to master your registry software.

Join us for a free online training where we show you:
+ Time-saving tips to build your registries.
+ New features.
+ Tips to promote your gift registries.
+ Tips to help your brides get the most out of their registries.

Benefits: increase your gift registry sales and help your brides.

Event date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - Thursday, February 23, 2017
Tags: gift registry, wedding registry, training, webinar, bridgewebinarvideo
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02/22/17 12:10 PM
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Jason at Bridge
Watch a recording of this webinar here: https://vimeo.com/205226702



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Feb. 13, 2017
 bridgewebinarvideo
You're invited...

Bridge training for Brands

Choose your seminar time:
Wednesday, Feb. 15 @ 12 PM EST
or
Thursday, Feb. 16 @ 1 PM EST

Why?
Businesses that use Bridge sell 13% more than those that don't.
Find out the steps to get this boost.

Join us to learn how to:

+ Boost your sales using Bridge.
+ Make re-ordering easier for stores.
+ Grow your network of retailers.

How to attend:
RSVP and we'll email you the gotomeeting.com link.

Event date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Thursday, February 16, 2017
Tags: bridgewebinarvideo
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02/15/17 02:58 PM
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Jason at Bridge
You can watch the training here: https://vimeo.com/204230061 Please contact us for the password.



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Feb. 6, 2017
 Bridge 101
Do you want to a) Increase your store's sales? b) Help your bridal customers?
c) Boost your Google ranking?

Become a master of your Bridge store & registry and attend a live training. Please select a day and time convenient for you:
Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 11 am EST
Wednesday, Feb. 8th at 12 pm EST
Thursday, Feb. 9th at 1 pm EST

Event date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Thursday, February 9, 2017
Tags: Bridge 101, live training, bridal registry, bridgewebinarvideo
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02/07/17 01:51 PM
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Jason at Bridge
Watch a recording of the training here: https://vimeo.com/202980729 You'll need a password to watch this. Please contact us for the password. :)



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Oct. 14, 2016
 holiday
Webinar: Get Ready for Xmas ~ How to Quickly Process Orders

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 10 am EST and 1 pm EST
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 11 am EST

For retailers: The busiest shopping days are less than 30 days away. Be prepared by learning tips to save time in processing orders.

Benefits:
+ Make your customers happier.
+ Spend less time at your computer.
+ Increase repeat business from existing customer base.

Event date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Tags: holiday, christmas, webinar, bridgewebinarvideo, processing order
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10/18/16 02:02 PM
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Watch a recording of this webinar here:
https://vimeo.com/187865466




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Oct. 12, 2016
Want to connect with more of your business friends? Join us on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 @ 10:30 am to learn how.

We'll teach you how to:
+ Friend your business friends.
+ Put their telephone and email at your fingertips.
+ More quickly share information, products, and files with them.
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Sept. 25, 2016
 facebook
Webinar: How to Share Your Store's Products to Facebook and Vice Versa

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 @ 11 am EST

Your Bridge has 1,000s of products. Learn how to easily post these to your social accounts, including Facebook.

Webinar audience: retailers and sales reps.

Event date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Tags: facebook, webinar
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Sept. 18, 2016
 sales rep training
Sales Rep Training

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 @ 10 am EST
and
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 @ 9 am EST and 12 pm EST


Topics:
+ How to grow your sales
+ How to grow your network of retailers
+ How to share products and news via your network

Your results: increased sales and commissions from your stores.

Event date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tags: sales rep training, bridgewebinarvideo
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09/14/16 01:21 PM
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Jason at Bridge
We have a recording of this training: https://vimeo.com/182734188 Please contact us for a password to view the recording.



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Sept. 13, 2016
 registry training
Wedding Registry Webinar for Retailers

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 @ 11 am EST
and
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 @ 1 pm EST

Topics:
+ Time-saving tips to build your registries.
+ New features.
+ Tips to promote your gift registries.
+ Tips to help your brides get the most out of their registries.

Benefits: increase your gift registry sales and help your brides.

Event date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - Thursday, September 22, 2016
Tags: registry training, bridgewebinarvideo
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Jason at Bridge
We recorded this training: https://vimeo.com/183690042 Please contact us for a password :)



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Sept. 6, 2016
 training
Bridge 101 for Retailers

Choose your webinar time:
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 @ 11 am EST
or
Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm EST


Topics:
+ Quickly add products to your store.
+ Quickly add brands to your store.
+ Quickly fill out your store's profile, including adding social media links, your store's logo, and more.
+ Share your news and events.

At the end, we'll take questions from participants.

Benefits to you:
+ Increase your store's sales.
+ Boost your Google ranking.
+ Help your bridal customers.
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Event date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - Thursday, September 15, 2016
Tags: training, bridge 101, bridgewebinarvideo
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09/14/16 01:22 PM
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Jason at Bridge
We have a recording of this training: https://vimeo.com/182615325 Please contact us for a password to view this webinar.



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Aug. 9, 2016
 training
You're invited:
The Mobile Bride: Mobile Gift Registries

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm EST
or
Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am EST

Audience: for retailers

Topics:
+ We'll walk you thru your mobile registry as if you were one of your brides.
+ We'll show you how to administer your registries via your mobile site.
+ We'll review the gift registry incentive program on your mobile site.
+ We'll answer your questions.

Result: increase your gift registry sales.

We'll take questions from participants.

Seminar is also open to sales reps and vendors to learn how to support retailers.
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Event date: Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Monday, July 11, 2016
Tags: training, bridal registgry
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Update: you can watch a recording of this training online on Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/178253211 Please email us to get the password.



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June 15, 2016
 seminar
Join us today for Bridge 101 training today.


Tags: seminar, bridge 101
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Update: you can watch a recording of this training online on Vimeo. Please email us to get the password.



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