Elevate Print Podcast: Equality and Equipment Sales with James Wheeler
In this episode of the #ElevatePrint Podcast, me and co-hosts Keeana Barber, Aaron Selmon, Dante Hamilton speak to James Wheeler, Chief Operating Officer at WDB Marketing, about minority-owned business strategies for equipment acquisition and challenges they face.
We also discuss the importance of OEM and industry vendor diversity training, the value of creating programs for small businesses with less buying power, and how supporting and investing in the Black community creates an equitable ecosystem now, and for the future.
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Deborah Corn is the Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse at Print Media Centr, a Print Buyerologist, international speaker and blogger, host of Podcasts From The Printerverse, cultivator of Print Production Professionals the No. 1 print group on LinkedIn, Girl No. 1 at Girls Who Print, host of #PrintChat every Wednesday at 4PM ET on Twitter, the founder of International Print Day and the founder of #ProjectPeacock. She is the recipient of several industry honors and sits on the board of the The Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, and is an advisor for the Advertising Production Club of NYC.
Deborah has 25+ years of experience working in advertising as a Print Producer and now works behind the scenes with printers, suppliers and industry organizations helping them create meaningful relationships with customers and members, and achieve success with their social media, content marketing, event marketing and sales endeavors.