The next Independent Computer Consultants Association (ICCA) meeting will be held on Sept. 2 and feature an award-winning marketing professional.

The ICCA will host Lea-Ann Berst, a marketing professional. The presentation will be “Messaging and Communicating — Tell Your Customers How Good You Are.”

Berst is the founder and lead consultant for Raleigh-based Sleddogg Marketing, a consulting firm that provides strategic marketing services.

“In these challenging economic times, we are very excited to hear Ms. Berst’s message,” said Mary Ellen Randall, president of ICCA-RTP and chief executive officer of Ascot Technologies. “She will surely give us valuable tips for business success.”

Registration and networking will begin at 5:30 and dinner will be served at 6:15. The meeting will last until 8:00 PM at the Errico’s Ristorante, 132 Kilmayne Drive in Cary.

Members reservations with advance guaranteed registration are $15. Members registering at the door are $20. Guests are $30.

To register, send an email with name and company by to or for further information, contact Annette Cook at 919-388-1776.