AICC: Warm-Up this Winter with Training

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is hosting webinars for sales, leadership, and HR this December.

The AICC Emerging Leaders will come together for two free virtual events. The first, the Q4 C-Suite Leadership Webinar, Wednesday, December 3, will focus on HR with Donna Roberts, SMC Packaging Group, bringing her experience and ideas to the discussion. 

Then, Tuesday, December 7, two Emerging Leader alums, Jeff Dietz, Kolbus, and Bill Nolan, Standard Printing Company, will have an interactive discussion with the Emerging Leaders on business successes and challenges from the past year and how they are using this information to build their strategy for next year.

These events are open only to AICC Emerging Leaders. Support the next generation of leaders by encouraging their growth through leadership training and networking in the Emerging Leader Program. Learn more at

Registration for the following webinars is available to all AICC members. 

As markets shift and evolve, sales professionals and sales leaders must pivot how they sell and develop the skills to hunt and prospect new business strategically. Professionals can learn how to Maximize Your Professional Persona Using LinkedIn with Ed Wallace, AchieveNEXT Relational Capital on Wednesday, December 1.

Everyone would like more time. Learn to prioritize a team’s limited time on Thursday, December 2, during Operations Leaders: Prioritize Your Team’s Time to Get More from Your Machines presented by AICC member, Guidewheel. 

Selecting a converting machine based on specifications alone can lead to disappointment. In Critical Considerations Overlooked When Selecting New Converting Equipment on Wednesday, December 8, created with the support of Etra Corrugated, attendees will discuss considerations that are critical, but sometimes overlooked when selecting new converting equipment.

Milton Corsey, AchieveNEXT Relational Capital, will help leaders learn how to empower their teams and help others grow into their positions during Empowering Others for Success on Thursday, December 9. This webinar will work through the empowerment matrix, enable attendees to develop a dialogue to transfer power to others, and more. 

In 2021, the U.S. EEOC announced that for the 11th year in a row, retaliation was the #1 basis of all charges filed. During Workplace Retaliation: The Employment Boomerang on Tuesday, December 14, Christine Walters, FiveL Company, will help attendees understand these charges and what they can do to avoid them.

Understanding the customer will lead to more sales and profits. Attendees will learn to Leverage the Voice of Your Customers to Grow Revenue on Wednesday, December 15 with popular AICC speaker, Mark Allen Roberts, OTB Solutions. 

Members can register for individual webinars or join them as part of the All Access Pass. Pass holders can use their promo code to register at no additional cost. 

The All Access Pass, for one payment of $1,695, gives participating companies a code that all employees can use to register for every webinar scheduled through July 2022. Each company also receives a recording of each webinar. With more than fifty webinars scheduled, the All Access Pass represents a value of $12,500. Learn more at

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Questions about training and the value a well-trained workforce brings to a company can be directed to Taryn Pyle, Director of Education & Leadership Development,, or Chelsea May, Education and Training Manager, or 703.836.2422.