Guildy By Association: True tales from the CDA, BTA & MPSA

This article by West McDonald was originally published here.

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What do the Titanic, speaking Portuguese, surfing, typewriters, yoga, social media, and Brad Pitt have to do with our industry associations?  You’ll have to listen in to the latest episode of Convergence Radio to find out!

In the latest installment of Convergence Radio, we’re going to explore some of the associations that have worked and continue to work to make the office equipment and imaging channels better for their members. Each association has made it their mission, in one form or another, to help dealers through education, collaboration, peer networking, legal assistance and advice, analyses of cutting-edge solutions and business model diversification or adaption.

The interviews in this podcast are some of the best yet!  Here’s who you’ll hear from today:

  • Kevin DeYoung: President & CEO of Qualpath, Inc. and current Chair the MPSA (Managed Print Services Association)
  • Dawn Abbuhl:  President of Repeat Business Systems and President of the CDA (Copier Dealer Association)
  • Brent Hoskins: Executive Director of the BTA (Business Technology Association)

Listen by clicking on the episode below or by going to  We look forward to your input and thoughts!