Second Wind's Certified Agency Operations School Scheduled For June 4 And 5 In Chicago


WYOMISSING, Pa., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Is your advertising agency having difficulty handling multiple projects? Are your estimates falling short of final costs? Are you up to speed on media planning and buying in the age of "media arts"?

Help your agency solve these challenges by attending Second Wind's Certified Agency Operations School, June 4 and 5, 2013 at The Gleacher Center in Chicago, IL.

This seminar focuses on core skills for agency employees and managers aimed at creating a more responsive and efficient workflow system and increasing agency profits. Learn how to effectively manage workflow, estimate projects, build templates, work with vendors and properly bill clients.

Tony Mikes, Managing Director of Second Wind, will lead this seminar with a packed agenda including topics concerning traffic systems, timeline management, working with account executives and the creative department, dealing with freelancers, typical agency profitability ratios, and numerous others.

"If you're an agency manager or employee trying to manage more than 100 projects at a time in your midsize or smaller ad agency, you are in dire need of improved operational efficiencies. Second Wind is here to help you 'be a better agency'," Mikes says.

Agency Operations School will be held at The University of Chicago's Gleacher Center and is open to Second Wind members and non-members. This event offers two days of action-packed training from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost for members is $1,050 and the cost for non-members is $1,375.

For the latest information or to register for the June 2013 seminar, visit, email, or call 610-374-9093.

Second Wind's chief guru and managing director Tony Mikes is a former advertising executive who spent twenty-five years managing and owning advertising agencies and graphic design studios. He conducts agency management workshops, serves as a management consultant to individual agencies and has addressed many advertising associations and trade organizations. He is also an author and contributing writer to numerous industry trade publications.

Founded in 1988, Second Wind is a thought leader and innovator to the advertising and marketing community, dedicated to helping members and users "BE better." Second Wind serves advertising, graphic design, public relations, interactive and marketing firms across the US, Canada and internationally. Second Wind is celebrating its 25th year of service.

Media Contact: Laurie Mikes Second Wind, 610-374-9093,

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