VGM Sets 2014 Heartland Conference "Define Your Future" Dates

The 2014 Heartland Conference, hosted by VGM Group, will take place June 9-12 in Waterloo, Iowa, the member service organization has announced.

The conference - with the theme "Define Your Future" - will offer courses and continuing education units "designed to help members build a business plan for the future and offer inspirational ideas to make your business thrive," VGM said in an announcement.

Ron Bendell, VGM & Associates president, said pricing for the conference would be the same as it was for 2013. In addition, VGM will offer free shuttle transportation from the Cedar Rapids Airport, used by many Heartland attendees.

Registration for the conference opens Feb. 1.

Speaking of events: VGM also has announced two promotions related to its events sector.

Christa Miehe, formerly VGM's VP of events, has been named VP of special projects for VGM Group. Miehe, VGM says, "will work with all companies to expedite a variety of projects across the organization, as well as work on acquisitions, strategic planning and business intelligence."

Sarah Eisenman takes over as VGM Group's events manager. Eisenman began as an intern in VGM's events department in 2011, then was promoted to events assistant.

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