Catch Vend at the Small Business Expo, Seattle, July 16.


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Vend have been supporting SMB retailers right from the get-go, which is just one of the reasons we’re so excited to be exhibiting and speaking at the Small Business Expo series. Hosted in ten of America’s bustling business communities, the expo is now the nation’s largest business tradeshow, conference and networking event focussed on helping small businesses succeed.

The best part? It’s totally free to attend!

Second up on the road-trip, Seattle.

Held at the Washington State Convention Center, this not-to-be-missed mega event is a fantastic opportunity to network with other local business owners, and learn new resources and tools to grow your business. You’ll also get the chance to hear some amazing keynote speakers and attend workshops from successful industry leaders like Bill Walsh, from Powerteam International.

Understand what it takes to move ahead by checking out one of the many  informational workshops running throughout the expo. Each 45-minute workshop is jam-packed with SME goodness. Industry experts will also be on hand to share key insights and strategies on how you can grow your business.

Create the ultimate omnichannel retail experience with Vend, see us at booth #308.

Whether you have one store or one hundred, unleash the power of mobile retail with Vend and iPad to manage your inventory, generate repeat customers, and to sell more products in-store, online and on-the-go.

Get an exclusive demo of our latest release, Vend Ecommerce from our team in green at booth #308.  All under the one platform, you can now manage and sync POS, products, pricing, inventory, customers and reporting in a much more cost effective way. There’ll be plenty of cool swag to grab and the opportunity to get all your Vend questions answered.

Don’t miss our free workshop: ‘Why cloud technology is essential to your retail business.’

Running a successful retail store is one of the most challenging ways to be in business. From inventory, to managing employees, finding the right accounting solution all to create a seamless customer experience.

Understanding the power of cloud technologies and what they can do in revolutionizing the way you run your retail business is the secret to #retailsuccess.

This new technology is the secret to creating a world-class customer experience, driving repeat customers, and increasing revenue. And anyone can learn how to use it in their store in a short period of time.

Speaker, Austin Gunter, is passionate about retail and seeing small retailers succeed. In this workshop, Austin will take an accessible step-by-step approach to demystify the world of new retail solutions. Join fellow business owners for a practical session that will help you revolutionize retail in your stores.

What:  Why cloud technology is essential to your retail business

When: Room 3, 2:15 – 3:00 PM

Austin Gunter

Austin Gunter, US Marketing

Austin grew around his family’s Honey Farm and store in Texas, and has a passion for small business in his DNA. He supports Vend’s North American marketing efforts because he believes in making world-class software accessible to main street businesses so they can compete with the big guys.

It’s a good idea to register in advance as workshop seating is on a first-come basis.

Maximize networking opportunities.

There is a plethora of networking opportunities at this years’ event.  We recommend maximizing the opportunities by using Presdo Match. Don’t forget to join the conversations on Twitter, using the hashtag, #SmallBizExpo.

All the event details to save into your diary:

When: 9.30am – 4.00pm, Thursday 16 July

Where: Washington State Convention Center – Hall 4B, Seattle, WA98101 (map)

Who should attend? If you’re a retailer who’s looking to save time, money, and grow your business in 2015 then you don’t want to miss this event.

If you’d like to reach out in advance, or book in a time to have a chat, do drop us a line in at

About Cath Carlsen

Cath is Vend's Events and Sponsorship manager, and also our resident adventurer. Before joining Vend, Cath lived a sea worthy life on Super Yachts traveling the world and avoiding sea sickness. After retiring from the high seas she went back into the advertising game. She's a passionate party planner, surfer and loves to give plenty of banter. You can connect with Cath on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Google +.