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Academy of Friends 32nd Annual Gala

Title: Academy of Friends 32nd Annual Gala
Location:San Francisco Design Center Galleria
Description: Academy of Friends annually produces the world’s premier Academy Awards Night Charity Gala as the centerpiece of its efforts to raise funds, award donations, and encourage volunteerism that benefit a diverse set of HIV/AIDS direct care and prevention education agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Academy… Read More

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Strategy for Good Summit

Title: Strategy for Good Summit
Location: Your phone – it’s a Telesummit
Description: Hear from 30 Thought Leaders on Business in Society, including Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey – All in One Place Via Telesummit – Sharing Their Unique Perspectives, Tips, and Strategies on Social Good, Corporate Philanthropy and Community Involvement. This Telesummit is from February 27 –… Read More

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Exit Strategy, Brand Building, and Value

Title: Exit Strategy, Brand Building, and Value
Location: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Description: Brand equity trumps real estate in most acquisitions. Understanding how value is created in the affordable luxury wine industry is the first step in developing a growth platform or exit strategy. Since value is measured by the investor or buyer, business owners must target the drivers of value in their… Read More

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Wildwood Foundation Fundraiser

Title: Wildwood Foundation Fundraiser
Location: Wildwood Conservation Foundation & Retreat Center, Guerneville, CA
Description: Friday, February 3 — Sunday, February 5
Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey joined fellow donors during this weekend at the Wildwood Retreat Center in Sonoma County to celebrate the birthday of Barefoot Wine Ambassador, Randy Arnold.  To learn more about Wildwood, please… Read More

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Winning Distribution Strategies

Title: Winning Distribution Strategies
Location: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Successful brand building hinges on diligent management of the 3-tiered distribution channel and appealing to customers at all levels. Houlihan and Jones bring extensive street smarts and proven techniques to attract trade partners and cement their loyalty. This course is designed for owners, national sales managers… Read More

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