, Newburyport, MA


September 11, 2012

business briefs


The conference is free and open to the public. The day will include an introduction to the latest products that are designed to improve prospect engagement and experience. The focus will be on products and ideas that are easy to implement and are affordable. Items such as interactive media kiosks, video walls, flight trackers, charging stations, touch screen tables, digital document libraries, and more will be reviewed and on display.

As one of three guest speakers, Strand will be sharing recent success stories in which Strand Marketing integrated Facebook, Twitter, smart phones, e-mail marketing and next generation badge reader technology in two viral ideas that had people buzzing at high tech trade shows in Baltimore, MD and Montreal, Canada.

To register for the event, visit: To see a portfolio of Strand’s creative work in the high tech industry, visit:

Brandt Earns certification

in long-term care


Financial Advisor Bob Brandt, CFP, MSW, of Bob Brandt & Associates in Newburyport, has earned a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC). This educational program gives financial service professionals a foundation across disciplines for meeting clients’ long-term care needs.

Long-term care coverage can protect the emotional, physical and financial well-being of a family when one becomes frail and needs care over a number of years. Planning for long-term care requires an understanding of financial planning, tax law, home care, government funding and elder law.

Bob Brandt & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, is located at 7 Prince Place in Newburyport, MA. Learn more about the practice at


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