Phil Erli Speaks At Walker County Chamber Oct. 23

Friday, October 05, 2012

Phil Erli with Ringgold Telephone Company will be the featured speaker at the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon speaking on Watershed Events of Technology in the Future.  The event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:30 a.m. at the Walker County Civic Center. 

During the program Mr. Erli will discuss futurism in business.  He will inform attendees on the ways technology and its growth will affect the ways in which persons conduct their business and personal lives.   

Mr. Erli is a frequent speaker and has addressed many groups associated with the telephone industry including USTA, NECA, NTCA, OPASTCO, The International IP Forum and various state telephone associations.  He has also spoken at the International Consumer Electronics Show on the subject of IPTV and addressed the National League of Cities on the subject of Futurism in Business. 

A Promise Walk Community Center will have a featured spotlight table at the event.  Attendees will be invited to visit this table during registration and after the event.  The spotlight table host will also be given two minutes each to describe their organization during the program.

Door prizes will be sponsored by A Promise Walker Community Center and the Walker County Chamber of Commerce.

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