January 15, 2011<br />Attendance<br /><ul><li>Kimberly
Irina
Dominick
Jeff
Alex
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Capstone meeting recap jan 15

  1. 1. January 15, 2011<br />Attendance<br /><ul><li>Kimberly
  2. 2. Irina
  3. 3. Dominick
  4. 4. Jeff
  5. 5. Alex
  6. 6. Andrew is on vacation</li></ul>Misc Information<br /><ul><li>Meeting with Angela on Thursday, 6:30 at school
  7. 7. Invited Ruben – follow up email by Kimberly
  8. 8. Mid Project Presentation
  9. 9. February 2011
  10. 10. Outline of what is required</li></ul>Marketing<br /><ul><li>Focus this week.
  11. 11. Visiting stores.
  12. 12. Need to get login from Angela on Trade Associations sties – Jeff sent request</li></ul>Social Media<br /><ul><li>Identified Social Links
  13. 13. In process of narrowing down list
  14. 14. Communication with specific competitors
  15. 15. Conversation
  16. 16. How fast are they responding?
  17. 17. Do they maintain contact
  18. 18. What is the end result?
  19. 19. Doing this for 2 weeks, 5 companies per week
  20. 20. Website structure of competitors and main messages – being handling with Marketing
  21. 21. Online distributors</li></ul>Key Initiatives<br /><ul><li>Visits this Friday
  22. 22. Online research at a dead end
  23. 23. Finish work on questions to ask
  24. 24. Need references for Architects and Designers</li></ul>January 9, 2011<br />Weekly Update Meeting<br />Attendance<br /><ul><li>Andrew
  25. 25. Kimberly</li></ul>Outline<br /><ul><li>Angela responded to my question on Architects & Designers: it was as I originally thought, the ones purchasing the products. No changes needed for my outline.</li></ul>Google Calendar<br /><ul><li>https://www.google.com/accounts/Login
  26. 26. email: hahn_k@bellsouth.net
  27. 27. password: AdminMBA
  28. 28. Class schedule and capstone meetings will be kept</li></ul>Professional Websites for Plumbers & Contractors/Architects & Designers:<br /><ul><li>Grohe
  29. 29. http://www.groheamerica.com/p/25_8176.html
  30. 30. KOHLER
  31. 31. http://kohlerpro.kohlerco.com/irj/portal/pro/
  32. 32. Hansgrohe:
  33. 33. http://www.hansgrohe-usa.com/us_en/131329.htm</li></ul>Trade Shows/Partners<br /><ul><li>KOHLER
  34. 34. 2011 IBS: International Builders Show
  35. 35. ISH Frankfurt
  36. 36. Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
  37. 37. Grohe
  38. 38. imm Cologne
  39. 39. LivingKitchen
  40. 40. Hansgrohe Trade Partners</li></ul>NKBA- National Kitchen and Bath Association<br />DPHA- Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association<br />WaterSense- Partnered program sponsorship with US Environmental Protection Agency<br />ASID- American Society of Interior Designers<br />AIA- American Institute of Architects<br />PHCC- Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association<br />NARI- National Association of the Remodeling Industry<br />Follow Up Items<br />Andrew <br />Email Angela about Costco and log in information for their professional website<br />Kimberly<br />Gant Chart – waiting for Prof Teasley’s syllabus<br />Jeff<br />Set up follow up meeting with Angela<br />January 6, 2011<br />Outline Review with Ruben Boling<br />Follow Up Item<br /><ul><li>Kimberly
  41. 41. Architects & Designers – which group, designer the product or purchasing the product
  42. 42. Andrew
  43. 43. Costco</li></ul>December 18, 2010 Meeting Recap<br /><ul><li>First Step of Project – Outline
  44. 44. Need man hours and due dates
  45. 45. Detail – as needed
  46. 46. Include who will be handling each piece
  47. 47. Next Meeting – January 2nd
  48. 48. At the Starbucks across from the Avenues – 6PM
  49. 49. Review Outlines prior to meeting with Ruben
  50. 50. Present the outline to Ruben
  51. 51. January 4th or January 6th
  52. 52. Kimberly to follow up
  53. 53. Meeting with Angela at Hansgrohe
  54. 54. Tentative for Thursday January 13, 2011
  55. 55. Jeff to follow up
  56. 56. Will meet at School after work
  57. 57. Capstone Committee – Interim Presentation
  58. 58. Saturday February 12, 2011
  59. 59. For the Capstone Committee
  60. 60. Questions will be asked
  61. 61. Baseline for our progress/direction
  62. 62. Weekly Meetings
  63. 63. Every Sunday, starting January 9th
  64. 64. 3PM at School
  65. 65. Present update on project – summary
  66. 66. All need to be involved
  67. 67. Discuss problems/issues that have arisen
  68. 68. Meeting with Advisors
  69. 69. 5 meetings on Wednesday nights
  70. 70. Dates to be determined
  71. 71. 2 or 3 nights prior to February 12th presentation
  72. 72. Bi-Monthly Updates
  73. 73. Everyone needs to send to me
  74. 74. I will compile and forward to Ruben
  75. 75. First Update will be need January 16th, then every 2 weeks
  76. 76. Spring Break – March
  77. 77. Dates to be determined
  78. 78. Both class nights will be used to work on Capstone
  79. 79. At this point we should be compiling paper
  80. 80. Capstone Requirements – Final Presentation
  81. 81. All will need to present
  82. 82. Questions will be asked of all group members
  83. 83. Presentation will be in front of Dean, Capstone Committee & Hansgrohe
  84. 84. Angela Hoggan (Hansgrohe Representative) will use the information/present to president of Hansgrohe
  85. 85. Required to pass program
  86. 86. Meeting with Hansgrohe
  87. 87. See Jeff or myself if you still have questions
  88. 88. Find out about their competitors
  89. 89. Grohe and Kohler for Marketing Mix & Initiatives
  90. 90. Grohe & Kohler, plus other competitors for Social Media
  91. 91. American Standard, Peerless, Delta, etc
  92. 92. No analysis needed – need facts
  93. 93. All pieces will require a SWOT analysis
  94. 94. Angela is the sole contact for all pieces of our project
  95. 95. Run any questions by Jeff or myself prior to sending to her
  96. 96. Contact Information for Angela
  97. 97. Phone – 678 762 6932
  98. 98. Email – angela.hoggan@hansgrohe.com
  99. 99. Contact Information for Ruben Boling
  100. 100. Phone Numbers
  101. 101. 706 864 1614 – office
  102. 102. 770 365 4767 - cell
  103. 103. Email – rboling@northgeorgia.edu

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