Buffalo Grove, IL, February 10, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- International Profit Associates (IPA-IBA) representative, Mike Rudd, taught two seminars at the ‘Surfaces 2006’ conference held January 31-February 3 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
‘Surfaces 2006’ is the event where floor covering professionals can get the most up-to-date information to grow their businesses and increase their bottom line, continues to provide the industry with solid, proven education. The 2006 Conference Program was sponsored by Mannington Mills and featured hot topics, fresh ideas, critical business information and new speakers.
The official sponsor of Surfaces is the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the floor covering industry's largest advocacy organization representing floor covering retailers, contractors and allied service providers throughout North America. The WFCA is a recognized leader in industry education and certification programs, and influences public policy affecting the floor covering industry and consumers.
Mike Rudd is the Director of Client Services for International Profit Associates. With more than 15 years experience in the consulting industry, Mr. Rudd has held several key management and leadership positions within IPA. Currently, he directs the Client Services Team and his responsibilities include assuring post consulting engagement client satisfaction and deliverable quality control for all consulting disciplines. His expertise includes maintaining positive cash flow, controlling costs, accelerating profitable growth and strategic planning for small and medium sized businesses.
Mr. Rudd’s seminars:
• How To Sustain Your Business Growth-- Many business owners are fortunate enough to achieve early success. However, to sustain growth and enjoy real long-term success in a global economy, it is important to follow a guideline. Long-term business success is tied to three key factors – cash flow, profitability and ease of operations. In this information packed workshop you will learn among other topics; how to develop a strategic plan, focus on short-term growth and create a positive management model.
• Establishing Small Business Profitability-- There are several elements within a small business environment that should be analyzed and reviewed to establish potential profitability as compared to current performance. You will learn how to review and analyze financial statements, the financial impact of management practices and a comparison review of your business and industry peers.
‘Surfaces’ is the floor covering's main event, bringing together the largest gathering of buyers and sellers in the floor covering industry. Surfaces 2006 expected to attract more than 40,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from around the world, to represent all facets of the floor covering industry.
International Profit Associates, Inc. (IPA-IBA), the largest privately held management consulting and professional services firm for small and medium size businesses in North America, is a leading authority on small business. With more than $200,000,000 in annual revenues, IPA-IBA is the 6th largest management consulting company in Chicago and the 61st largest consulting company in the world. IPA-IBA offers a wide range of proven and innovative methodologies to help businesses grow and prosper. IPA-IBA and its alliance partners, including Integrated Business Analysis, Inc. (IBA), International Tax Advisors, Inc. (ITA), Accountancy Associates, LLC (AAL) and IPA Advisory & Intermediary Services, LLC (IPA A&I), provide comprehensive business advisory services and tax strategies to companies in the United States, Canada and other locations worldwide. Additional information is immediately available by visiting http://www.ipa-iba.com, http://www.iba-usa.net, http://www.internationaltaxadvisors.com, http://www.accountancyassoc.com/ and http://www.aiservices.com. The Public Relations Department may be contacted at: telephone (847) 495-6786; facsimile (847) 495-6773.