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Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network, August 2021 – Featuring Tim J. Smith of Wiglaf Pricing
August 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT$95
About this event
Join the Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network for conversation and a 3-course meal! This is a great opportunity to help you learn from pricing experts and your peers about the latest in pricing and how things are done in other organizations.
We are offering free tickets to select attendees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to see if you qualify for free tickets. Ticket sales end on Monday, August 9th.
Here’s what you can expect:
- Doors open at 5:30 pm
- Dinner is served at 6 pm. Attendees will have a 3-course dinner with choice of beef, chicken, fish, or vegetarian
- Shortly after dinner is served, there will be a 60-minute talk on “Pricing While Exiting the Pandemic” from Tim J. Smith, Founder and CEO at Wiglaf Pricing
- Approximately 90 minutes of networking (with an open bar!) with Chicagoland Pricing Professionals
You will meet pricing professionals, pricing recruiters, pricing consultants, and pricing software providers, as well as peers in sales, marketing, finance, and more.
All are welcome!
The event will be in the Heritage Room at the Union League Club. A relaxed, well-dressed look described as “Smart Casual” is welcomed throughout the club. Smart Casual may include jeans, denim, and collar-less shirts.
Tim J. Smith
Founder and CEO, Wiglaf Pricing and Adjunct Professor of Marketing, DePaul University
At Wiglaf Pricing, Dr. Smith is helping executives manage price better through consulting, workshops, books, and other media. He provides productized and actionable consulting services for firms of many sizes and across many industries. He has been a keynote speaker and workshop leader on a variety of pricing topics to professional audiences across the globe. Along with his work at Wiglaf and teaching at DePaul, he is the author of Pricing Done Right (Wiley 2016) and Pricing Strategy (Cengage 2012) and editor of the Wiglaf Journal.
Smith began his career as a research scientist in quantum mechanics before his interest in transferring technological advances to societal implementations led to pursuits in business strategy. His focus on pricing is a natural culmination of his deep love of mathematics and his orientation toward capturing profitable customers.
As well as serving as the Academic Advisor to the Professional Pricing Society’s Certified Pricing Professional program, Dr. Smith is a member of the American Marketing Association, Business Marketing Association, and American Physical Society. He holds a BS in Physics and Chemistry from Southern Methodist University, a BA in Mathematics from Southern Methodist University, a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago, and an MBA with high honors in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Wiglaf Pricing is a boutique consultancy for your organization’s pricing strategy. Executives seek out Wiglaf Pricing to make core pricing decisions in the face of uncertainty. We deliver results that matter. Wiglaf Pricing is Helping Executives Manage Price Better.™
The Professional Pricing Society’s mission is to nurture a growing community of pricing professionals committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. We do this by providing a multi-platform forum through which exceptionally talented and creative experts can exchange cutting edge pricing strategies, tactics and technology. In short, we connect great ideas with great people.