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2024 CSIA Conference Insights: Networking and Growth

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In this episode, Grace Clark sits down with several CSIA members at the 2024 annual conference from G and Liz Brooks-Zak of Outlier Automation, Sonali Shah of Thermo Systems, David Ivester of aeSolutions, Dawn Dittman of Interstates, and Bruce Marson of Engineered Energy Solutions. Grace Clark: So to get us started, if you could both […]

A Guide to the 2024 Global System Integrator Report Submission

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The Global System Integrator Report (GSIR) is an annual media opportunity for system integrators that is hosted by Control Engineering Magazine and Plant Engineering Magazine. This is a free media opportunity that integrators should absolutely consider taking advantage of. According to Control Engineering, the GSIR “celebrates recent achievements by highlighting integrators who will make a […]

Reflections on the 2024 CSIA Conference

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The 2024 Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) Conference took place on April 16th – 19th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dallas, Texas. This year, attendees – which included integrator business owners, marketing leaders, integrator partners, and more – were immersed in the world of bettering the industry of system integration. The theme was “leading […]

Unlocking Business Growth: The Power of Client Interviews in Relationship Management

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In this episode of the Rivergate Marketing Podcast, Grace Clark and Georgia Whalen discuss the importance of client interviews for relationship management and business growth. They argue that in-depth interviews provide valuable insights into clients’ needs and pain points, and are more effective than surveys or questionnaires. The conversation also highlights the benefits of using a third party to […]

From Jargon to Juice: How Technical Firms Can Boost Their Content Game

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In this episode, Grace Clark and Christine McQuilkin delve into the art and science of creating compelling content for highly technical companies. They discuss the importance of technical detail, the role of SEO, the value of brand name mentions, and the dangers of oversimplifying content. Join them as they share best practices and insights to […]

LinkedIn Personal Branding Expert Ghalib Hassam Shares Common Mistakes to Avoid

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In the latest episode of the Rivergate Marketing Podcast, we are joined by Ghalib Hassam, an expert in LinkedIn personal branding. Hassam candidly underscores the power of authenticity and the pitfalls of spreading oneself too thinly across diverse topics. With a deep insight into audience psychology, he reveals that the cornerstone of effective branding is […]

CSIA Executive Conference Series: Evolving System Integration & Marketing Strategies with Karen Griffin, Pat Miller, Becca Johnson, and Brian Romano

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In the fifth and final episode of our CSIA Executive Conference series, Grace Clark sits down live at the 2023 Control System Integrators Association Executive Conference in New Orleans. Grace chats with Karen Griffin, Pat Miller, Becca Johnson, and Brian Romano on the conference and the importance of the CSIA, the changing system integration industry, […]

CSIA Executive Conference Series: Evolving System Integration & Marketing Strategies with David Chakmakjian, Keith Mandachit, and Kyle Lednicky

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In the third episode of our CSIA Executive Conference series, Grace Clark sits down live at the 2023 Control System Integrators Association Executive Conference in New Orleans. Grace chats with David Chakmakjian of Jobot, formerly of Miller Resource Group, Keith Mandachit of Huffman Engineering, and Kyle Lednicky of Arion. In this series, Grace Clark sits […]