Archive for May, 2014

Taste of Bloomington – Summer Event

Taste of Bloomington

Taste of Bloomington 2014

Come and join BIRA Restaurants in Showers Common – Bloomington City Hall on Saturday, June 21st to the area’s favorite annual food festival, The Taste of Bloomington. Local and visitors are welcome to experience the finest flavors the nationally recognized Bloomington food scene has to offer. Over 50 restaurants, breweries and wineries will be serving up their foods to fill your belly!

Taste of Bloomington features live music and entertainment all day for all ages to celebrate its community and its renowned food service industry.
Come to downtown Bloominigton and reunite with friends, feel the summer heat, have a lot of fun and take advantage of this nation’s favorite weekend festival!

Zing Train – Keeping Score On Service

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Local First Bloomington, the Bloomington Independent Restaurant Association and Downtown Bloomington, Inc. are proud to host a professional service seminar on Wednesday, May 28th entitled “Keeping Score on Service”. This 4 hour seminar is a follow-up to last year’s very successful presentation of “The Art of Giving Great Service”. This workshop is perfect for any business wanting to take their customer service to the next level and, in doing so, generate more sales and loyal customers. Learn how to make your business stand out from the competition.

During this seminar you will:

1. Learn the Zingerman’s approach to Customer Service and how it can be adapted to your organization.
2. Explore the benefits of measuring customer service successes and challenges.
3. Use data from customers to drive customer service improvements.
4. Employ new tools and techniques to improve your organization’s customer service.

Zingerman’s approach to business and customer service is like none other. It is both playful and fresh all the while improving your bottom line!

Bloomington Convention Center

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

7 am- 8 am: Networking and light breakfast

8 am- Noon: “Keeping Score on Service”

$45 per person (pay at the door)

Course material is provided

RSVP by May 23rd to

If your organization is a member of LFB, BIRA or DBI, your first attendee is FREE!

Please include attendee’s name and affiliated business

Space is limited

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