Expo 2016: Millennials: Maximizing Value To Your Organization Right Now
Join Seth Barnett and Jessica Hutwelker for this interactive session. Connect directly with industry millennials about what they can do to step up and be leaders within their companies right now. The Millennial generation holds the key to future success within the industry. The knowledge and insight held by this group can increase company ROI and maximize industry awareness to the younger consumer market. Learn how to identify, vocalize, implement, and integrate the hidden talents and tools that your managers may not be aware of. You know what you are capable of; learn how to maximize your potential.
Jessica Hutwelker, MAS
Jessica Hutwelker is the Account Manager for Sunrise Identity. She was previously Director of National Accounts at Match-Up Promotions based in Florida. Jessica has been in the promotional products industry since 2005 as a part of the team that has grown Match-Up's business from $6.4M in 2005 to $15.6M in 2013, placing Match-Up in the top 1% of distributors in the industry. Jessica was a recent speaker/panelist at the PPAI Leadership Summit and has been featured on two PromoKitchen podcasts, the first about Managing and Empowering the Millennial Employee and the second about Women's Empowerment.
Diversity Development and Engagement Manager
Seth Barnett is the Diversity Development Manager for Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). As an advocate for the industry's marketplace success, he develops new ways for business to meet the growing demand of a diverse workforce and a changing consumer market. Barnett spent his first three years in the industry as the association's Government Relations Manager where he coordinated legislative and regulatory obligations for the industry. Barnett holds a bachelor's degree in management, a master's degree in public administration, and a master's degree in law. Barnett is a lecturer and tutor for Texas Christian University and has been a guest lecturer at Boise State University, Johnson & Wales University, the Florida Institute of Technology, and the College of Western Idaho.