Military Ebn Meeting (August 2009)

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Military Ebn Meeting (August 2009)

  1. 1. Facilitated by: Travis Pierson
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Titles for Troops—update </li></ul><ul><li>Military EBN—Update </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Corporation—Update </li></ul><ul><li>Support for Service Members </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and Awareness (beyond the products) </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Our mission is to provide support of our Best Buy service members, veterans, their family members and the military community. We are committed to enhancing the employee and customer experience through partnering with the military community, promoting awareness within Best Buy of the needs of our men and women in the armed services and being responsive to the needs of individuals and their families. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a support network for our active, reserve, retired military employees and their families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support our Military Initiative work efforts in creating better processes & enhanced services & support, identifying product needs, educating our employees, & meeting the needs of our business, employees & customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage employees nationally to become involved in the Military EBN and establish District/Local “Squads” to help promote our mission </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote and support activities/events which support our military customer, their families, our employees and our communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with our military bases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with other retailers/businesses locally, regionally, nationally </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>As of August 7 th , 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>147 collected by Wednesday 8/4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>411 collected by Friday 8/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>558 total! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>49 DVD’s </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Military Connection Workshop—Update </li></ul><ul><li>(from the Las Vegas WoLF Conference) </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Van Eyll </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Corporation—Update </li></ul><ul><li>Monica Robinson </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Websites- AnySoldier.com </li></ul><ul><li>CONUS Activation(s) </li></ul><ul><li>452 nd Combat Support Hospital </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Deployed to Salerno, Afghanistan-20 June 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Humanitarian Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Company A is stationed at Ft. Snelling, MN </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Three ready-made holidays… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Memorial Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independence Day (4 th of July) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterans Day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting the word out </li></ul><ul><li>More than just a marketing plan </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Re-integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Differences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs that help (VA, unit FRG’s) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Returning to Work </li></ul><ul><li>Life Goes On </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Life </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>We are already under way with providing more and more support with Service Members and their families </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to learn more about their needs </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding this is more than just selling product </li></ul><ul><li>Your support will help make this successful! </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>THANK YOU! </li></ul>

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