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Jared achieves Most Published Industry Writer in 2016

Additional his highly popular "Selling Strategies" column written for Picture Framing Magazine, Jared's articles were also published in two different UK publications and also in Aspect in Australia, making him the most published editor/writer in our industry in 2016!

 

Jared is first western educator to teach in China

Jared was privileged to become the first western industry educator to be given the chance to teach in China, at the recent AFAExpo in Beijing, on behalf of Larson-Juhl China. Jared taught his class specially developed & translated class on "Selling Enhanced Framed Design" with the aid of an interpreter to an eager audience of local picture framers from all around China.

 

 

Jared to teach in Beijing, China in April 2015

Jared is honoured to be invited to teach on behalf of Larson-Juhl a the international AFAExpo in in Beijing, in April 2015. Jared says, "I'm personally excited to be asked to contribute to the education of this event, as China is a a fast growing market with a eager attitude towards education and learning - and Larson-Juhl have recognised this opportunity to contribute towards this industry leading event in Asia."

 

Jared celebrates 10th year working at WCAF, Las Vegas

Jared has just returned from his 10th consecutive year of working at the industry's largest event, WCAF in Las Vegas - on behalf of GUNNAR. Jared says, "I'm appreciative of the opportunity Gunnar has provided me to be able to support them at this event for this long. Thanks to Gunnar, I've gained so much knowledge and made some many international friends and over these last 10 years, that are immeasurable value to me on a personal level, as well as professional."

 

Jared "Most Published Editor" for PFM in 2014

With his popular "Selling Strategies" column written for Picture Framing Magazine, Jared Davis was the most published editor/writer for Picture Framing Magazine in 2014!

 

Jared returning to WCAF, Las Vegas, 2014

Thanks to GUNNAR, Jared will once again be returning to West Coast Art and Frame Expo 2015, Las Vegas, for his 10th consecutive year. Jared will be  presenting four seminars at the show, including his brand new class "Guerrilla Selling Techniques"! For info - www.wcafexpo.com

 

Jared teaches his 100th class in Las Vegas 2014!

Jared celebrated a personal milestone by teaching his 100th ever class to framers, at the recent WCAF in Las Vegas! Jared says, "It's hard to believe I reached this level - and it's certainly been fun to be able to travel and share ideas and knowledge with picture framers from all around the world! Thank you to all the framers and friends out there who come along to my classes and support what I do!"

 

 

Jared teaching his 100th class in Las Vegas - "Making Magic at the Front Counter"

 

 

Jared returning to WCAF, Las Vegas, 2014

Thanks to GUNNAR, Jared will once again be returning to West Coast Art and Frame Show 2014, Las Vegas, for the 9th consecutive year, to present four seminars! For info - www.wcafshow.com

 

May 2013 - Merlin Frame Maker, Singapore

Jared has just returned from working with Singapore's largest Picture Framing operation, Merlin Frame Maker and Gallery, which was established in 1942. Jared worked with their factory team to improve the efficiencies and productivity, maintain their machinery, and also conducted an exclusive training seminar titled "What Customers Want" for Merlin's store managers and sales staff.

 

January 2013 - Jared elected to PPFA Board of Directors

In January 2013, at the PPFA Annual Convention held in Las Vegas USA, Jared was elected to the Professional Picture Framers Association's International Board of Directors.

 

Jared returning to WCAF, Las Vegas, 2013

Jared will be returning to West Coast Art and Frame Show 2013, Las Vegas, for the 8th consecutive year, to present some of his popular workshops, and some new ones too! For info - www.wcafshow.com

 

July 2012 - Recent testimonials from AU & NZ Business Owners

Below is some very warm & encouraging feedback from Picture Framing Business owners around Australia and New Zealand, whom I've had the pleasure of working with:

 

"I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation, it was very well delivered with many good tips and practical ideas that I can immediately and easily implement in our shop. Definitely well worth attending."

 

Arthur Fajardo, Art & Framing, Auckland New Zealand

 

"My staff all had a positive experience and are talking about the night very positively and are telling me examples of when they have implemented components of the presentation.

That in itself is encouraging for me as some of those people have been doing it for 20 years and for you to have empowered them is fantastic as is demonstrates they don’t know it all and are open to improvement."

 

Glenn Vardy – Frames Now, VIC Australia

 

"Recently we attended two of Jared’s presentations while he was in New Zealand. His enthusiasm and humour during his presentations were very timely and just the ticket considering the effects of the GFC. Jared’s marketing strategies were just the catalyst we needed to continue re-engineering our business. Some of these initiatives are been implemented immediately. The whole day was very enjoyable."

 

Ian and Cheri Hayes - Portico Gallery, Rotorua, New Zealand.

 

"Jared Davis is an expert. A delightful, inspiring, passionate picture framing expert. Over the last 5 years we have been fortunate to have listened to a variety of Jared's talks and had him conduct sales training for our staff. We have implemented many of his sales and marketing strategies and the results have been sensational...benefiting both our customers and our bottom line. Jared's passion for picture framing and people combines the best elements of our industry and he has definitely been instrumental in helping us take our business to the next level."

 

Nicole Green – Artland, Indooroopilly QLD Australia

 

Jared to teach class for Larson-Juhl New Zealand Open House

To celebrate their move into a new warehouse facility in Auckland, Jared Davis will be teaching two of his most popular classes for customers of Larson-Juhl - Making Magic at the Front Counter & also Bang for Your Buck - Marketing on a Shoestring! This event co-insides with an annual Fine Art Trade Guild meeting, and Jared is looking forward to returning to New Zealand to teach some classes again for New Zealand picture framers!

 

Jared returning to WCAF, Las Vegas, 2012

Jared will be returning to West Coast Art and Frame Show 2012, Las Vegas, for the 7th consecutive year, to present some of his popular workshops, and some new ones too! For info - www.wcafshow.com

 

Megawood joins the Larson Juhl International Group

Jared's full time Australian employer, Megawood Mouldings, has just announced that they are becoming part of the international Larson-Juhl group of companies. Larson Juhl, a Berkshire Hathaway company, are the recognised global leaders of the Picture Framing Industry, and are excited to work with both Megawood and Jared, in future industry support. Jared is looking forward to be able to work with a world class organization and market leader like Larson-Juhl, especially when their ethics and passion for the future of our industry align so closely with his.

 

Jared says, "Having travelled to the US extensively in the past 5 years, I have witnessed firsthand Larson-Juhl’s dedication and commitment to the evolving framing industry over there, and also the overwhelming positive feedback from their local framing community for their market leading products & support. I am excited to be able to finally tap into these resources, ideas and point-of-sale concepts which can be used to help improve our overall custom framing industry here in Australia too."

 

Steve McKenzie, CEO and President of Larson-Juhl International, with Jared.

 

Fantastic Testimonial from Artery Framers in Hobart, Tasmania

"Just wanted to put on the record my sincere appreciation for the training day you conducted for the Artery framing staff recently.

 

They were abuzz for several days afterwards and I believe you have given them sales & marketing ideas and techniques which will last them a lifetime.

I first was exposed to the “Jared Magic” at the Sydney Framing Exhibition in 2007 and your enthusiasm and zest have always resonated with me. Why wouldn’t I pay for your services to be delivered to my staff, it’s money in the bank.  

 

Young Mathew, who was in training as a framer for all of 4 months when you delivered your training course, was cock a hoop when he made a sale of $6,000 for seven antiquarian maps two weeks later. The net result - a staff member who was so enthused we had to hose him down, other staff members who revelled in his success and a great bottom line!  

 

I hate the cliché but it was a win win win win – staff member totally hyped, a team happy for his success, an employer loving the bottom line and happy staff, and Jared's reputation in our industry continuing to soar.

Once again many thanks."

 

Roy Leeman, Director

Artery Framers - Hobart Tasmania

 

Jared returning to WCAF, Las Vegas, 2011

Jared will be returning to West Coast Art Fair 2011, Las Vegas, for the 6th consecutive year, to present some of his popular workshops, and some new ones too! For info - www.wcafshow.com

 

Jared Features on Industry Experts Panel at WCAF 2010

Jared has just returned from his 5th Annual "West Coast Art & Frame Show" in Las Vegas, where he was asked to be one of 5 industry panel experts in the 10th anniversary of the keynote annual event of the conference, Successful Retailing, hosted by Jay Goltz. Other industry panelists were Rob & Barbara Markoff, John Ranes II and Paul from Lifesaver Software. Jared was asked to offer an international perspective on the framing industry, and a transcript of the panel discussion will be feature later in the year in Picture Framing Magazine.

 

Jared Wins "Frame Of The Month" Award in DECOR MAGAZINE

Jared has just won the Frame of The Month award in the January issue of DECOR Magazine in the US, with his unique carved mat design, titled "WHy So Serious",  which is a tribute to the recent Heath Ledger, from his last movie, The Dark Knight. Click here to read the article.

 

 

September 2008 - 3 Seminars at WCAF 2009, Las Vegas

Jared will be conducting three presentations at this year's West Coast Art Fair, held in Las Vegas on the 25th - 28th of January, 2009. This show is now the biggest industry convention in the world, and features the most impressive range of framing-industry educational seminars one could wish for. For the first time, Jared will be performing his new seminar, "Unlock the Full Potential of your CMC", which is designed to show any CMC owner how to unlock the profit & potential of their CMC (regardless of brand or model). You can find out more details for these seminars at the West Coast Art & Frame Show website here.

 

January 2008 - NEW BOOK! - "Getting the most value from your CMC"

Jared has finally released his new book, "Getting the most value from your CMC" which is a detailed guide which shows framers how to unlock the profit & potential of their computerized mat cutter, regardless of the brand or model. With over 120 color pictures & photos, and pages of great ideas & concepts, this book is an "industry first", and a must have for any CMC owner.

The new book is available through Megawood Mouldings & Profile Magazine.

 

 

Click Here to download an order form for Jared's Book.

 

October 2007 - 3 Seminars at WCAF 2008, Las Vegas

Jared will be conducting three presentations at this year's West Coast Art Fair, held in Las Vegas on the 28th - 31st of January, 2008. This show is now the biggest industry convention in the world, and features the most impressive range of framing-industry educational seminars one could wish for. For the first time, Jared will be performing his new seminar, "Unlock the Full Potential of your CMC", which is designed to show any CMC owner how to unlock the profit & potential of their CMC (regardless of brand or model). Also, for the first time at this show, he will be performing his popular "Making Magic at the Front Counter" which is a lot of fun, as well as "Marketing Techniques that Work!". You can find out more details for these seminars at the West Coast Art & Frame Show website here.

 

July 2007 - Jared to be Breakfast Keynote at PMA 2008, Las Vegas

For the first time, Jared has been asked to present his new seminar, "Customers! -What do they Really Mean?" at the PMA convention in Las Vegas in January 2008. This session has been designed to framers be able to answer the most awkward and difficult questions on the front counter. This annual show is the biggest event in the photographic industry, and because of the PPFA involvement in this show, a significant event for the framing industry as well. You can find out more about this event by downloading this brochure here.

 

June 2007 - Jared to present at the Framing Show in Sydney
Once again, Jared will be presenting more educational seminars at the Framing Show on the 20th to the 22nd of July. This range of seminars have been specifically designed for custom framers to maximise their business and opportunities on a retail & marketing level. It will also be the first time people will get to see Jared's brand new seminar - "Customers, what do they really mean? - Frequently asked Questions on the Front Counter!" Jared will also be conducting two other seminars - "Successful Retailing for Custom Framers" & "Merchandising and Marketing Tricks - That Work!"

 

Read more about Jared's seminars here.

 

June 2007 - Training in Europe

Jared has just returned for a trip to Europe, to help provide training at a recent Gunnar training workshop held at the Gunnar factory in Switzerland. Attended by Gunnar distributors from all around the world, and it was a worthwhile week of cross-training and future input development.

 

In this week, Jared also had the privilege to travel to Paris to work with the people from Cassese, who provided some updated training for Jared regarding their latest range of products and machines.

 

May 2007 - PMA Melbourne

The PMA show (Photo Marketing Association) in Melbourne was a successful event, and the second biggest PMA show held in the world after the Las Vegas PMA show.  Jared was involved with the PPFA conference, and performed his popular seminar on "Selling Mats & Design on the Front Counter" and was also asked to perform a new seminar for both the Framing & Scrapbooking Associations (PPFA & PSRO) - "Website Redesign".

 

 

 

 

 

 

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