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TCA (Technology Channel Association)

The TCA is a non-profit trade association for the indirect channel (agents, VAR's). These are our 4 initiatives for 2011.

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TCA (Technology Channel Association)

  1. 2. <ul><li>The non-profit trade association for the Indirect Channel. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Mission is Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Vision is to Advocate the indirect sales channel as a viable, sustainable alternative to the direct sales. </li></ul><ul><li>TCA promotes Best Practices in the Indirect Channel. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>4 Goals in 2011: </li></ul><ul><li>CTP </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Agents & VAR’s </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  3. 4. CTP
  4. 5. Certified Telecom Professional <ul><li>Grow that to 100 certified by Vegas. </li></ul><ul><li>Start certifying entire Agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>PR push. </li></ul><ul><li>Work to incorporate cert w/carriers. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Vendors
  6. 7. Vendors <ul><li>Channel Chief Summit </li></ul>
  7. 8. Vendors <ul><li>Obviously add Vendors. </li></ul><ul><li>Retain the current group. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage the Vendors more. </li></ul><ul><li>Add more value for Vendors (where possible) </li></ul>
  8. 9. Agents and VAR’s
  9. 10. Agents and VAR’s <ul><li>Grow the membership. </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize on members that want to be involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Certify members! </li></ul><ul><li>Spread the word. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Education <ul><li>Both vendors and members want TCA to play a part in educating the Channel. </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly webinars. </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate vendor training. </li></ul><ul><li>Education as part of CTP. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Are you a Member?
  12. 13. YES? <ul><li>Get involved: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On a Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On a project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On monthly webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the LinkedIn group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get Certified! </li></ul><ul><li>Refer a friend! </li></ul>
  13. 14. Not a Member yet? <ul><li>JOIN NOW!! </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Technology Channel Association </li></ul><ul><li>the only non-profit agent association 191 Clarksville Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ  08550 </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: (609) 799-4900 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul>