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    IDC Seminars: Catch up on CEUs at Urban Encounters Calgary

    IDA Members can catch up on their CEUs before the Calgary Urban Encounters table top show -  Catch up on your CEUs and then attend the table top show in one location.

    Seminar #1: Body Language Influence: How To Decode And Persuade Anyone Without Words!

    Have you ever wondered how your body language can influence the way customers think and feel about you, your business or your customer relationships? Would it be beneficial to know exactly when your customer is ready to buy into your product, service or idea? This highly visual course on body language contains a large number of illustrations and videos that describe in detail various important cues to accurately decode the behavior of others. Being able to read someone’s body language allows you to compare what they say with what they show in their gestures, body movements and facial expressions and the difference can prove invaluable to you. A lot of body language is carried out unconsciously. As you become more aware of these gestures, you can employ them in your interactions with others and achieve better results in communication. In short, you can have an unconscious effect on others by using these gestures to guide any conversation in the direction of your choice. Register now for this fast paced, highly informative and extremely fun program!

    Eliot Hoppe, President of Paramount Learning Systems
    Eliot provides sales training and leadership coaching to businesses of all sizes in both Canada and the USA. He works with leading organizations like 3M, Cartier and Rogers to improve the communication skills of their client focused teams and all levels of management with topics devoted to non-verbal and verbal communication, deception detection, facial expressions, body language, verbal persuasion and interviewing skills. He is an international speaker, corporate trainer and leading authority in the field of body language influence and persuasive language and is often called upon by the media to decode the body language of celebrities and other notables in the news. Eliot has written various books such as Selling: Powerful New Strategies for Sales Success, Body Language Boardroom Basics: The Non Verbal Signals You Must Decode and most recently Everyone’s Guide to Body Language: How to Decode the Emotions of Others.

    Seminar #2:Contract Issues for Interior Designers in Alberta

    This one hour seminar will cover important issues to consider when negotiating an interior design contract. Topics will include scope of work, change orders, schedule delays, payment obligations, copyright issues, as well as breach of contract and termination clauses. In addition, the presenter will review contractual dispute resolutions, lien and bond claims, and action for collection of debt.

    Paul Stocco,LLB
    Paul is a partner at Brownlee LLP in Edmonton and specializes in construction litigation, commercial litigation and contract disputes.

    Urban Encounters Table Top Show 4 to 8 p.m.

    LocationCalgary Exhibition and Stampede Grounds, BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SE Calgary, AB T2G 2W1 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Registration deadline: September 17, 2012

    Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Grounds, BMO Centre
    Quarter Horse BC Room
    20 Roundup Way SE
    Calgary, AB
    T2G 2W1

    Registration: 1:30 - 2 p.m.
    Seminar #1: 2 - 4:15 p.m.
    Registration for Seminar #2: 4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
    Seminar #2: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

    Professional Members: $125.00
    Provisional Members: $100.00
    Non-Members: $175.00

    Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

    Time in 1348704000
    FeesProfessional Members Seminar #1: $99.00
    Professional Members Seminar #2: $40.00
    Provisional Members Seminar #1: $79.00
    Provisional Members Semianr #2: $30.00
    RegisterPlease click here to register.
    ContactCandis Green
    CEUUp to 0.3 IDCEC CEUs
    National Industry Partners
    Benjamin Moore Shaw Contract Architex Mohawk Group Midgley Samsung
    Cosentino Milliken Levey Industries Lutron Hunter Doulgas Caesarstone Canada
    Upper Canada Forest Products Knoll keilhauer