The business partner relations team would like to share with you our new year’s resolution and encourage all of you to do the same. We are abolishing the word vendor and only using business partner. Whether it’s at an ALA event, at your law firms or law departments, and even at home, the word vendor has got to go. You may be saying to yourself why or even who cares? So, let’s examine the difference between a vendor and a business partner.
We’ve all heard that to be successful we need to build good, strong, lasting business relationships. But it takes a great deal of time and energy, and people don’t seem to want to put in the work. News flash: Lasting business relationships just don’t happen without dedicated and consistent work. Here are a handful of ways to build lasting business relationships.
Chicago, IL, February 12, 2018 – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) is preparing a dynamic expo hall of industry leading business partners for the ALA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo, May 3-6, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland. More than 1,200 legal management professionals, business partners and decision makers are expected to come together for continuing education and collaboration on ideas for leading the business of law. Advanced attendee registration is strong with nearly 800 registrants representing 600 law firms and 11 countries.