Worldwide Branding Member Anthony Beasley Takes a Stand Against Corporate Bullying Today

Anthony BeasleyAnthony Beasley, a recent Worldwide Branding inductee, recently announced his participation in a campaign against bullying in the workplace.

Mr. Beasley will be a key presenter at this year’s Safety Institute of Australia ‘Visions’ Safety Conference on the Gold Coast which is taking place today, November 17, 2014. As part of the presentation’s pre-qualification processes, Mr. Beasley had to prepare a White Paper regarding the need for Accredited Training in the topic of “Managing and Preventing the Risk of Workplace Bullying.” This is because in Australia, there is currently no accredited competency-based program.

Mr. Beasley’s White Paper was accepted, and his team has supported him in the development of an excellent Prezi based presentation.

And in exploring beyond the White Paper, the topic generated such interest with Mr. Beasley’s team and clients, that he and his colleagues recently submitted a detailed application to the Australian Skills Regulator (ASQA) with two draft units to be accepted and released as nationally accredited. These are the first of their kind in Australia.

ASTRA Group Services LogoMr. Beasley and his team has also prepared a media release to align with this exciting development in a topic that costs our economy between $6B to $36Billion per year, and has tragically taken lives for those on the receiving end of bullying.

Regardless of the country or industry – Mr. Beasley feels that the topic of bullying in the workplace is a subject that is of interest and value to all.

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Calgarians—Let Dawn Charest and Smart Parties Ltd. Plan Your Next Corporate or Social Event

Dawn CharestIf you’re in Calgary, Alberta, and you love to party, but don’t really like to plan, boy do we have great news for you! Dawn Charest, a Worldwide Branding member, is the head of Smart Parties Ltd., a top party planning consultancy based in your neighborhood. There, she helps her clients to pull together smaller and large-scale events, ranging from corporate and private, to children’s themed parties, giving them the look and feel that they are looking for, the seamless execution that exceeds their expectations, and the flawless execution that brings their vision to life.

Dawn Charest Contact InfoThis holiday season, be sure to contact Ms. Charest when you are planning your event. She boasts affordable rates, and her reputation is one with which to be reckoned for providing the “wow” factor that is important at every event. If you are in or around Calgary and want to spice up your next gathering, have Ms. Charest plan your event!

Contact Dawn Charest via LinkedIn, visit www.smartparties.ca, or call 1-403-542-3227 to book your event now!

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Chris Spencer Aids in the Expansion of Software Innovator through Acquisition of Cloud-Based Radius/AAA Technology Company

Chris SpencerGlobal Reach Technology Limited recently announced its acquisition of Cloudessa, an Intelligent Captive Portal and Cloud Radius/AAA company based in Palo Alto, California. For years, Global Reach Tech has been lauded as a cutting-edge software modernizer and a foremost provider of carrier class cloud WiFi and Passpoint™ Hotspot 2.0 services. Chris Spencer, the company’s Chief Technology Officer, specializes in wireless operations, mesh networks and municipal WiFi, hotspots, network control, and business analytics, to say the least.

The company’s continued expansion is a sign that Mr. Spencer’s talents—which, when merged with those of his colleagues, prove valuable—are an asset to the telecommunications industry. Mr. Spencer has spent years working in both small- and mid-sized markets, and has a sophisticated skill set in the creation of wireless solutions in WiMax, WiFi, GSM, 4G 3G, CDMA, HSDPA and competing technologies.

Chris Spencer shines as an expert in cloud-based technologiesGlobal Reach Tech is world-renowned for its progressive and forward thinking ideas, and for its commitment to breaking the mold. The company has designed and built some of the world’s most complex WiFi services. Odyssys® is their cloud WiFi software solution that provides businesses large and small with private and public WiFi. Comprised of a team of dynamic experts who are all knowledgeable in the areas of e-commerce, networking and software engineering, a London-based Global Reach Tech rapidly mushroomed by amalgamating location information, Internet Protocol networking—particularly over wireless and intelligent software applications.

Cloudessa will add to Global Reach Tech’s value because it will extend Global Reach’s footprint in the US and bring in extra functionality to Odyssys®, the carrier-grade cloud WiFi from Global Reach.

Learn more about Global Reach Technology by visiting the company’s LinkedIn page. Also, read more about Worldwide Who’s Who member Chris Spencer on Tumblr.

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Janet Johnson, VP of Donor Development for World Vision Canada, Drives Donor Initiatives around the World

Janet JohnsonJanet Johnson currently oversees all channels of fundraising and meets regularly with key donors. Ms. Johnson, who has been working in this capacity for five years, has honed her expertise in leadership, human resources, sales, and marketing. “When the giving experience of our supporters and donors are delightful we see increased retention (donors renew their gift year after year),” she said in a recent statement. “We see increases in acquisition through referrals and positive word of mouth. Delighted sponsors and donors increase their giving commitment and we enjoy revenue growth, increased engagement and commitment from the giving community of time, talent and treasure ultimately results in increased yield to ministry for World Vision.”

From Worldvision.ca:

Your help is needed today to fight the rapid spread of Ebola in West Africa.

Ebola is a highly contagious, deadly virus to which there is currently no vaccine or cure. It is very important to stop the spread, before the virus rages out of control.

Health services are overwhelmed by the outbreak, with many health workers having been infected and a large number having died. Mothers and children are unable to access much-needed health services for treatment of malaria, diarrhea, or even childbirth. Markets have closed making it difficult to access food. A large humanitarian crisis is looming.

World Vision is working urgently to protect children and their families, by educating communities about how to stop the spread of the virus, as well as providing protective equipment. But with your help we can do more. 

World Vision CanadaThrough World Vision Canada, Ms. Johnson initiates charitable causes that serve to stop the spread of disease at its core. Her work with the organization has changed many lives, and she continues to work towards serving as an agent of positive change in the lives of children and adults around the globe.

Click here to sponsor an underprivileged child for the Christmas holiday; your donation will triple in value!

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Worldwide Branding Member Ole Johansen Ensures Global Expansion at SSP Technology A/S

Ole JohansenWorldwide Branding member Ole Johansen is the Vice President of Manufacturing for SSP Technology A/S, a top provider of wind turbine blade concepts and components. Between October 22nd and 24th, the company will be holding an exhibit in Beijing, China, for its cutting edge products. Mr. Johansen is responsible for providing leadership on all levels of the company, with a main task to optimize and rebuild productions worldwide, and implement lean tools and manufacturing systems. The event will represent the hard work that Mr. Johansen has put forth to ensure that the company is being epitomized as a top global brand.

From the website:

SSP Technology will exhibit at China Wind Power (CWP) 22.-24. Oct. 2014. CWP is the leading Chinese wind exhibition, annually held in Beijing. SSP Technology will have its own booth within the Danish Pavilion.

China Windpower 2014

For a brochure about SSP Technology in Chinese, click here.

For further information, please contact:
Christian Clausen, Regional Sales Director, Asia
E-mail: ccl@ssptech.com
Phone: +45 22267353

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Andrea Vogel Named a VIP of Worldwide Branding for Excellence in Communications and Information Technology

Andrea VogelWith a quarter-century of ICT industry experience, Andrea Vogel, Senior Vice President of Application Development at DB Systel GmbH, has always demonstrated top leadership skills. She sees people as unique individuals, understanding their point of view and motivating them to excel. Her duties in her current role are vast. Very experienced in reorganizing, repositioning and building up very large international IT (delivery) organizations, Ms. Vogel is leading an organization of approximately 2,000 employees which provides application services to German railways (Deutsche Bahn AG).

Her key objective is to reposition her organization to be able to optimally support her clients, German railways, in meeting and successfully mastering its future challenges.

In this context, Ms. Vogel puts a high emphasis on transformation and change management as well as operational excellence whilst creating a common identity and team spirit (“Code of Conduct”).

In the coming years, she would like to continue working in her current position to further implement her change strategy and plans to consistently deliver respective business benefits while working on larger structures. Additionally, she would like to continue to work on her own personal development.

Successful because of her open and honest approach, Ms. Vogel cites her straightforward management style and doing her job with absolute passion. Additionally, she credits her personality, value system, empathy for others, and ability to understand complex situations very quickly and to identify and implement sustainable solutions. She became involved in her current position after spending many years working for large global IT service providers such as EDS. Her experience includes working as an international business unit leader, and DB Systel GmbH selected her as the senior vice president due to her industry expertise and qualifications.

Andrea Vogel aids in the continued growth of DB Systel GmbHWhat also helped her progress was her education. Ms. Vogel earned a degree in French and English A-level teaching, a master in English and computer linguistics, and a diploma in adult education.

DB Systel GmbH, a subsidiary of the Deutsche Bahn, is the solution-oriented business partner for the complete ICT range and one of Germany’s leading ICT solution providers.

DB Systel covers the whole life cycle of IT and telecommunications solutions – from professional analysis and strategic planning and development to operation and optimization.

DB Systel supervises about 600 productive IT applications. These include numerous applications developed in-house in addition to current standard software.

For more information about DB Systel, please visit the company’s website.

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Techies: Brandon Nokes Provides Solutions to Optimize the Use of Content at DZone

Brandon NokesBrandon Nokes has amassed more than 10 years of experience in the industry and four years of experience in his current role. Lauded as a management production expert, he is currently responsible for overseeing the production of the deliveries that are sold by the sales team and the general daily functions of the office and staff at Dzone. He is also in charge of supervising project management and human resource initiatives.

Upon reflecting on a rewarding career, Mr. Nokes attributes his success to his diverse skill set and the ability to quickly learn new skills and apply them to what he does professionally.

Mr. Nokes received a Bachelor of Arts in Video Game Design with a concentration in Communications.

From the website:

DZone is an online community and publication for developers and tech professionals. We share the best content from the web to educate our audience about news across a variety of technical topics. We work with our clients to engage this audience through effective content marketing, advertising, and demand generation in order to meet their marketing goals.

DZone’s value to our members lies in the quality of our content and our very technical, niche audience across a variety of spaces. Content submitted both by our Most Valuable Bloggers (MVBs) and our long-running Refcardz line is appreciated, useful, and practical. By associating themselves with this great content, our clients enjoy the benefit of our audience’s trust in us, and reap the benefits in terms of the services we offer and the goals we’ve met.

DZone, Inc. is an online publisher and software vendor that provides valuable content for the global audience of software developers and architects. For more information, visit the company website. Learn more about Brandon Nokes by visiting his LinkedIn page.

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Join Annette Richards for Body & Beauty on Manly’s Hat Day on October 17th

Salon owner Annette Richards will be hosting ‘Hat Day’ on Friday, October 17th, 2014Annette Richards, Owner and Manager of Body & Beauty on Manly, will be hosting ‘Hat Day’ on Friday, October 17th, 2014. Come and wear your hat for Ms. Richards’ fun-filled charitable event, which will support mental health research.

The salon will donate $2 for each person who visits in a hat, $2 for each booking made on that day, and $2 for each client who purchases a product on that day, as well.

Donate to ‘Hat Day,’ and go into Body & Beauty on Manly’s lucky draw for a $100 prize!

Wear your hat and take the lid off of mental health.

If you can’t physically join Ms. Richards for the fun on the 17th, donations will be accepted starting on the 10th of October.

Body & Beauty on Manly
6/11 Burnett Street Manly West QLD 4179, Australia
Phone: +61 7 3348 8230

Please check out Annette Richards’ website, and visit Body & Beauty on Manly’s Facebook page to learn more.  

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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Social Work Department to Host Fundraising Movie Night

Jennifer Doubell

(L) Jennifer C. Doubell, Executive Director of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation.

Jennifer C. Doubell, Worldwide Branding member and Executive Director of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation, has spent nearly a quarter of a century serving as a nonprofit executive. At her current post, she is responsible for initiating change management and fundraising projects for the organisation, with a target goal of $32 million. Ms. Doubell oversees the management of the entire program, which includes a team of 18 full-time employees and 10 temporary staff members.

On Sunday, October 19th, Peter Mac will be holding a movie night, screening the film Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher.

The event details are as follows:

Sunday 19 October
5.30pm start
Palace Cinema, 231 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia
Tickets are $25 each, which includes entry and pre-movie nibbles
Drinks are available at bar prices
Fantastic prizes will also be on offer in the pre-movie raffle.

On Sunday, October 19th, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre will be holding a movie night, screening the film “Gone Girl,” directed by David Fincher

All money raised will go directly to an emergency living expense fund for Peter Mac patients experiencing financial distress.

Please click here to book tickets, or call the Social Work Department
at
+61 3 9656 1031.

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Make Your Halloween Season Spook-Tacular with Films from Acort International

Darrin Gene RamageWorldwide Branding member Darrin Gene Ramage, CEO and President of Acort International, has been working hard to make sure that you can enjoy one impressive “Shock-tober” this month, by bringing you some scary thrills in the form of indie horror flicks. At the helm of the company, Mr. Ramage oversees marketing initiatives and interacts with other companies in order to license and distribute films. An accomplished, yet daring risk-taker who rarely sticks to the status quo, Mr. Ramage has always been a horror aficionado and a film buff, and he traces his love of film back to when he was very young.

Darrin Ramage executive produced Zombies AnonymousThrough the years, Mr. Ramage has executive produced a number of works that fall into the horror genre; these include Hell’s Highway (2002), Death Factory (2002) and Zombies Anonymous (2006), a film in which the living and the undead co-exist and must cope in a world where life meets death. Mr. Ramage also served as an associate producer for The Catcher (1998) and Starved (1999).

Check out the trailer for Apocalypse Kiss below. Apocalypse Kiss is a new futuristic science fiction thriller represented by Acort International. Also, be sure to browse the company’s current list of horror movie titles to prepare for a spook-tacular Halloween!

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