Posts Tagged ‘ Indian River Consulting Group ’

With COVID-19 Comes a Major Shakeup for Millwork Distributors

Oct 15th, 2020

While analysts suggest that the future of millwork remains bright thanks to housing and remodeling, in order to fulfill those demands, distributors must quickly adapt to new technologies amid COVID-19. As a result, “We’ve had five years of progress in five months,” said Mike Marks, of Indian River Consulting Group. But even once the pandemic […]

A Very Real Bright Side

Oct 8th, 2020

If you have attended any keynote speaker address in recent years you have probably heard some version of the phrase, “nobody likes change.” Many industries are reluctant to change and I think you could argue that this is particularly true on the distribution side of mouldings and millwork. The sometimes “old-school mentality” is one that’s […]

How to Navigate Through the Pandemic and the New Norm

Oct 6th, 2020

“If you look at the informed resources there is nothing to show that things will go back to normal come January,” said Michael Marks, Indian River Consulting Group, during a presentation given yesterday to attendees of the World Millwork Alliance’s annual conference—being held virtually this year. While that may seem like a depressing thought, he […]

World Millwork Alliance: Next Week’s Lineup

Oct 1st, 2020

With COVID-19 hanging over the door, window and millwork industries, World Millwork Alliance aims to refresh its members’ strategies for the months ahead. Amid a juxtaposition between slow supply chains and increased demands, the Alliance’s upcoming conference is peppered with topics such as “Navigating Through the Pandemic” and “Recession-Proof Selling Skills.” It’s been a blessing […]

WMA Goes All In With Virtual Conference

Sep 21st, 2020

If you’ve ever been to a World Millwork Alliance convention, then chances are you’re familiar with the event’s ability to pack rooms with the sounds of networking. (In 2019, the event’s keynote session was wall-to-wall with standing room only.) These days, those connections will take place remotely, and the industry alliance will proceed in October—despite […]