2020 Webinar Schedule

May 31, 2020

Join us for our series of webinars this spring. We are offering talks on a variety of topics to help you sell more fireworks or put on better fireworks shows. Sign up today to participate in our webinars for FREE.


Build an Online Fireworks Store with Shopify

Thursday, May 21 at 11am CT (1hr)

Host: Kendra Easton 
Kendra will introduce you to Shopify and show you how to set up your online store. The program is very easy to use, secure, and integrates with most payment systems. Reach new customers, and sell to people before they even leave their house. Want a head start? Check out  Shopify’s own webinars  .

Recording available here.

Social Media and Your Retail Location

Wednesday, May 6 at 2pm CT (1hr)

Host: Sam Christensen, Content Marketing Specialist for ‘76 
This roundtable will give you an overview of using social media platforms, primarily Facebook, to promote your retail presence and reach more potential customers. 

Recording available here.

SBA Programs: PPP, EIDL, and SBA Loan Debt Relief

Tuesday, May 5 at 11am CT (1hr)

Host: Thomas Yochim, Deputy District Director – SBA St. Louis Office 
Questions about the CARES Act and how you can get money to help your business? Thomas will brief us on the programs and answer your questions. Can’t wait? Check out the  daily webinar  from the Vermont SBA.

Recording available here.

Show Design Choreography and Concepts

Tuesday, April 21 at 2pm CT (2hrs)

Hosts: Dan Haines and Peter Rogoz

Learn the theory concepts behind fireworks display design and choreography including product selection, site  considerations, music selection, and logistics. This webinar has something to offer for both beginners and seasoned professionals. 

Recording available here.

Trading Up: Merchandise Your Products Like the Beer Companies Do

Friday, April 10 at 2pm CT (1hr)

Host: Jamie Scheppers, VP Administration at Scheppers Distributing Co.

Learn how to use the same techniques that the beer companies use to boost sales volume and draw customers’ attention to the trade-up options that make you more margin.

Recording available here.