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BBA's "2nd Cup" Webinar Series featuring Mark Michelson
Thursday, April 08, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Category: Events

The Buckhead Business Association presents our "2nd Cup" Webinar Series featuring
Mark Michelson

Topic: How To Ensure Exceptional Customer Experiences

Mark Michelson BBA

About Mark Michelson - Founder/Principal - Threads Qualitative Research
Mark Michelson is the founder+ principal of Threads Qualitative Research. He has been working over 30 years conducting customer experience studies bringing the voice of the customer (VOC) to understand and define customer journeys and provide input to innovation initiatives. Mark has worked with many of the world’s leading brands including Google, Microsoft, Target, Walmart, Kids II, Wilson Sporting Goods, GSK, Eli Lilly, The Coca-Cola Company, Kroger, Publix, Bridgestone/Firestone, GM, Ford, Nissan and more. Throughout his career, Mark has focused the front end of innovation in providing VOC for retail design to improve brick and mortar as well as online shopper experiences.
Since 2009 Mark has focused on using digital research methods to provide better and faster insights, eliminating the need for travel and allowing customers to share their experiences without bias. Mark is an expert with innovative digital research methods including:

  • Mobile Ethnography - using smart phones to understand shopper behavior and perceptions
  • Path-to-Purchase and Journey Mapping – identifying the touchpoints and moments that matter from ZMOT through purchase
  • Bulletin Board Discussion Groups – asynchronous online focus groups to understand opinions and preferences regarding design concepts
  • Webcam In-depth Interviews – using a secure platform to dive deeper into experience design
  • Online Surveys – validate and quantify design thinking solutions and test concepts with specific customer/shopper segments
  • Social Media Analyses - understand what shoppers are saying about brands and experiences

Over the course of his career, Mark founded several research industry associations including the Mystery Shopping Professional’s Association, the Mobile Marketing Research Association and the Social Media Research Association. He is also the producer of the acclaimed CX Forums Customer Experience Summit conference series which brings together hundreds of CX professionals in markets across the USA to share the latest ideas, tools and platforms.
Connect with Mark on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelson
Follow Mark on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarkMichelson
Email him: [email protected]


BBA's "2nd Cup" Webinar Series take place on Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. using the online platform Zoom, and features thought leaders and influencer from all over the country. The "2nd Cup" Series is one of BBAs way of staying connected with our members and helping you stay connected with each other.

BBA Members who Pre-Register by 6PM on Wednesday will be allowed to introduce themselves and their business to the online audience (max 1 minute). After which, we will hear from our featured guest.

After you register, a confirmation email will be sent with Zoom details. If you do not receive this email after registering, contact [email protected]

Because of sponsorships, the "2nd Cup" webinar series is being presented at no cost to members and guests.  If you are interested in the additional exposure being provided to sponsors, please reach out to BBA at [email protected] 

Members: FREE      
Non-Members: FREE
Pre-Registration is required 
to be allowed to speak.