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SEMINARS

Seminars   
Day 1 - Thursday 23rd June
CompanyDetails of sessionTime
Jon MearsSocial media for Decorators

Join Jon Mears as he shares his secrets so you can unlock the full potential of social media and harness its power to get more clients.

Jon shares all the tried and tested techniques he has personally used to increase revenue and open up new business opportunities. Jon Mears is passionate about sharing knowledge to improve and grow the painting and decorating industry. His website jmears.co.uk offers free sales and marketing advice to decorators. This is knowledge Jon has built up over his 10+ year career in sales and marketing.

In this seminar you will learn practical and easy to implement ways to utilise social media to benefit your painting & decorating business.
10:30am
Secured by Design

Reduce your risk to vehicle crime & tool theft

Join Hazel Goss from the official police security initiative Secured by Design as she discusses the steps that you can take to reduce their vulnerability to crime, as well as discussing the type of products that can be used to deter thieves, Hazel will demonstrate how these products work and discuss the best security measures to use in different scenarios. This session will leave you with a better understanding of how you can protect your vehicles and tools. Topics covered include van and vehicle security; forensic marking; garage security; shed & outbuilding security; RFID security and the security of tools.
11:30am
Appy Quote
Winning Words Win Work: The importance of communication and professional implementation

Jamie will talk about his experience in Painting & Decorating and some interesting insights into systems that worked with his trade business and talk about how and why AppyQuote was developed.

The seminar will include discuss the key communication elements that trades people must send between them and the client to increase conversions revealing marketing trade secrets that helped him to win business in the residential market.
Join Jamie fora demonstration of the product. Explaining how this unique system can help trades people free up time and win more business.
1:30pm
Pete Wilkinson

Estimating & Financial management – Based on his book Flawless Pricing - A guide to pricing & business for decorators A guide to pricing & business for decorators.

Meet Pete Wilkinson and find out why he wrote the book Flawless Pricing. The seminar will explore how decorators price work and explain the advantages of using a meterage system over day rate. The seminar will also include a practical element using real rates.
2:30pm
Day 2 - Friday 24th June
CompanyDetails of sessionTime
Jon MearsSocial media for Decorators

Join Jon Mears as he shares his secrets so you can unlock the full potential of social media and harness its power to get more clients.

Jon shares all the tried and tested techniques he has personally used to increase revenue and open up new business opportunities. Jon Mears is passionate about sharing knowledge to improve and grow the painting and decorating industry. His website jmears.co.uk offers free sales and marketing advice to decorators. This is knowledge Jon has built up over his 10+ year career in sales and marketing.

In this seminar you will learn practical and easy to implement ways to utilise social media to benefit your painting & decorating business.
10:30am
Secured by Design

Reduce your risk to vehicle crime & tool theft

Join Hazel Goss from the official police security initiative Secured by Design as she discusses the steps that you can take to reduce their vulnerability to crime, as well as discussing the type of products that can be used to deter thieves, Hazel will demonstrate how these products work and discuss the best security measures to use in different scenarios. This session will leave you with a better understanding of how you can protect your vehicles and tools. Topics covered include van and vehicle security; forensic marking; garage security; shed & outbuilding security; RFID security and the security of tools.
11:30am
Pete Wilkinson

Estimating & Financial management – Based on his book Flawless Pricing - A guide to pricing & business for decorators A guide to pricing & business for decorators.

Meet Pete Wilkinson and find out why he wrote the book Flawless Pricing. The seminar will explore how decorators price work and explain the advantages of using a meterage system over day rate. The seminar will also include a practical element using real rates.
1:30pm
Appy Quote
Winning Words Win Work: The importance of communication and professional implementation

Jamie will talk about his experience in Painting & Decorating and some interesting insights into systems that worked with his trade business and talk about how and why AppyQuote was developed.

The seminar will include discuss the key communication elements that trades people must send between them and the client to increase conversions revealing marketing trade secrets that helped him to win business in the residential market.
Join Jamie fora demonstration of the product. Explaining how this unique system can help trades people free up time and win more business.
2:30pm

MASTERCLASS PROGRAM

Masterclasses in the Manchester Suite 
Day 1 - Thursday 23rd June
CompanyTopicTIME
SiroFlex
Acrylic instantly paintable filler
Ms Polymer technologies and its use with the Decorators Trade
Paint and Varnish Remover
Q&A session by Martin Mc Aleenan.
10:15am
Graco
Graco is the world’s premier spray application equipment manufacturer and has always been the innovator in this field. In 1948 Graco launched the world’s first airless sprayer, in 1965 the first electric airless sprayer, and in 2012 the first battery airless sprayers.
Graco’s professional sprayers are often used in both the production of major movies, such as Batman, and TV shows like Dr Who, and Atlantis. They’ve also been used by professionals in TV makeover shows, the most recent being BBC One’s Interior Design Masters. Come take a closer look at Graco’s powerful, compact and highly portable cordless sprayers and let us demonstrate how our growing range of professional sprayers can help grow your business.
11:00am
Repair Care
How to achieve fast durable and cost effective timber repairs using Repair Care, looking at the difference between traditional and durable repairs and the Repair Care 7 steps to achieving long lasting timber repairs. Followed by a demonstration.12:00pm
3M UK Ltd
Safety products for PPE .1:00pm
PaintTech Training Academy
Presentation on how Spraying can change your businesses.
This will be a very interactive session.
2:00pm
Wagner
The Wagner XVLP Masterclass with Craig Phillips is here to help you understand spraying with XVLP technology. We will be discussing the range of benefits this versatile technology brings to your working day, covering the FinishControl 3500 and 5000 sprayers in the Wagner range. Come and see us to hear about best practice, tips & tricks and how to make the most of XVLP technology, with Wagner.3:00pm
Day 2 - Friday 24th June
CompanyTopicTIME
Artex
A product demonstration on how to apply our EasiPatch plasterboard patches, the must-have repair solution for damaged plaster and plasterboard. Now in a handy two-pack, the self-adhesive patches provide a quick solution for repairing single socket and spotlight holes. See the product in action and find out more about its benefits and application.10:15am
CT1
PeelTec paint stripper. Peel Tec acts fast - Simply spray and in less than ten minutes, watch that paint peel away. INCREDIBLE! Due to Peel Tec’s unique formulation it will not damage the base material and prepares the surface perfectly for re-coating. Peel Tec is unbelievably versatile and works on almost all materials with the same clinical efficiency. Watch our masterclass and see for yourself.11:00am
ShurTape
Frogtape will be demonstrating their Unique and Market leading FrogTape Masking Tapes for use with most paints and surfaces. Ideal when painting skirting boards, architraves, frames and doors. Perfect on painted surfaces, glass, carpet and stone.
FrogTape is the only masking tape treated with Paintblock Technology, FrogTape helps keeps paint out and lines sharp, perfect for decorators who want to achieve a high-quality finish quickly and easily - will save you time and money.
12:00pm
Coo Var
The ‘Seven Deadly Sins of Painting’‚ Here you will learn of common painting problems which you will already face and how to overcome them. From condensation to corrosion, Coo-Var has top notch specialist paints to fix your problems.1:00pm
PDA
The benefits of joining the Painting and Decorating Association - delivered by Membership Services Manager, Mrs Denice Harper and a PDA member.2:00pm

TRAINING SESSIONS

Training sessions in Captains Bar 
Day 1 - Thursday 23rd June
CompanyTraining session
Timbabuild
An introduction to the Timbabuild Epoxy Wood Repair System.
UK Sales Manager Brian Jones will provide a unique and free to attend training ‘taster’ session for 10 people which will include the following : An introduction to the Timbabuild Epoxy Wood Repair System Made in the UK.

How Timbabuild will benefit you and your business Advantages for your clients. An overview of the products within the range Working and curing times Differences between EHB60 and ERC10 How to extrude and mix efficiently and the right way Do’s and Don’t’s Splicing and adhesion Corner / Rebate Repairs Tips and Tricks for the best results A practical hands on repair for each participant.
The session will close with an opportunity to purchase the Timbabuild Starter Kit.
Dulux Academy

Colour Confidence

Would you like to me more confident with colour?

Join Dulux Academy Skills Development Consultant Nicola Holmes as she immerses you in a world of colour.
You’ll gain insight into a combination of colour science, theory, and scheming. The practical workshop will also see you engage with a range of tools you can use to bring colour to life with your customers.
This session will be highly engaging and practical including use of mobile phones and / or tablets so please bring them with you ready to use.
At the end of this session, you will leave with the knowledge and skills to create and present colour schemes to your customers with confidence.
Day 2 - Friday 24th June
CompanyTraining session
Nick Sammut
Mist Free Spraying
This will consist of the Nespri-TEC system for spraying Caparol Nespri emulsions and masonry paint onto plasterboard sheets for wall and ceiling situations.

The Nast system is the mistfree spraying system for fine finishes on woodwork. Again using Caparol paints but this time the Nast products. For this we'll be using some door, skirting or window samples to spray onto.
Italiano Stucco
Introduction to Italiano Stucco, venetian plaster and it’s growth in popularity.

The session will include two demonstrations on two of the most popular Italiano Stucco products. This is a hands on session where participants will be taught how to apply one of the decorative paints on a sample board to take home with them.

The product is sure to leave you with a good understanding about the product and a desire to want to know more.