Show Floor Talks: Free Animal Wellness and Retail Topics

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:00 am–4:40 pm

  • 10:00-10:30 am: Reptile Handling Workshop 
    • This hands-on workshop will give you the opportunity to interact with many reptile species and learn how to properly handle and understand their unique features. We will have monitors, snakes, chameleons, spiders, scorpions and more on hand to discuss.  Followed by an open Q & A session.
  • 1:00-1:30 pm: Reinvigorate Your Entrepreneurial Spirit Now 
    • You’ve been at this a long time. You’ve overcome a great deal of challenges just to get the doors open let alone KEEP them open. And by all accounts you are now simply exhausted and fed-up with running things 7 days a week. There is a way out! Now is the time to Reignite Your Passion and Drive that made you want to open your shop at the start. In this workshop we will cover the 4 steps to reignite YOU and Your Passion for your business once again! You’re not alone. And together we will create a plan with ease to move you forward.
  • 2:00-2:30 pm: How to Get You and Your Team Motivated to Thrive 
    •  If you are like most business owners, you may have fallen into the trap of hiring people that come in motivated to work hard and then that drive falls off. You may be standing in your shop looking at your team wondering, what is it going to take for them to perform? Come ready to learn the 3 action steps to getting you and your team motivated to perform. Take time to learn what your people need and you will unleash their potential.
  • 3:00-3:30 pm: Aquatic Exhibit Designs and Function
    • How we plan and utilize the animals we sell will make a difference in displays. An understanding of ecological efficiency and its advantages to captive-cared fish will be explained. Creating proper environments through equipment choices will increase sales and interest among our clients. We will show examples of the right strategy, with positive results.
  • 4:00-4:30 pm: The Immune System, The Best Defense: A Supportive Holistic Approach 
    • A Supportive Holistic Approach: This presentation will discuss our pets immunity, what impacts negatively, and what can be done for support. The importance of a functioning thyroid, quality of food, water, and supplementation will be reviewed.