ROI principal David Nellis was part of a three-person, CEO’s panel on social media marketing strategies and tactics, during the 69th Virginia Conference on World Trade, October 17-18, 2017, in Williamsburg.
Speaking to an audience of some 200 senior leaders representing a spectrum of businesses across the Commonwealth, David and his co-presenters offered real-world insights into effective, social media strategies and tactics that could deliver measurable success, while also measurably eliminating wasted expense.
The Virginia Conference on World Trade is an annual event bringing together the governor, senior, economic development administrators representing the Commonwealth and hundreds of business leaders to focus on developing and cultivating global, business partnerships and relationships that in turn create commerce. David was invited to speak, based on ROI’s signature membership in the Commonwealth’s esteemed, VALET program.
Run by the Virginia Economic Development Program (VEDP ), VALET (Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) is a two-year, international business acceleration program. Program benefits include executive training, international sales plan development, educational events and customized research. This award-winning program offers a powerful combination of both capital resources provided by the Commonwealth and professional services from expert, private sector trade partners, one of which is ROI; ROI is the only Northern Virginia marketing agency serving as a VALET trade partner. In all, VALET generates an average increase in international sales of 54% for participating companies.