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Tuesday, December 10
 

10:00am CST

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Exhibitor Hall Opens
Welcome to Small Business Expo, America’s BIGGEST business-to-business trade show, conference & networking event of the year, hosted in 17 Major US Cities!

Small Business Expo is here to help small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs like you take their business to the next level. Our FREE one-day event is packed with valuable insights and exclusive networking opportunities: 25+ business-critical workshops, seminars and presentations from top industry experts, Speed-Networking, Meetups, industry-leading exhibitors, a business card exchange & much more.

Whether you are in the start-up phase or a long-established company, Small Business Expo has the resources you need to stay a step ahead of your competition. If you’re looking to drive your business forward and take the next step to success, you’ve come to the right place.

Happy Networking!


Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:00am - 5:30pm CST
Hyatt Regency Houston

10:30am CST

Speed Networking Session 1 - Sponsored By: CrowdShare
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time. 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Speed Networking Lower Level

10:30am CST

Credit Options to Start or Propel Your Business - Presented By: Wells Fargo
Meet with us and other businesses in your community at this valuable workshop about business credit. Discover how Wells Fargo Works for Small Business® may be able to help you with everything from understanding the business and credit life cycles to growing your customer base, tapping into new markets, and more. This is an opportunity to get answers to questions that you think about most.

Intended Audience
Small Business Owners, budding entrepreneurs, attendees looking to grow their customer base, tap into new markets, start or grow their business

Key Takeaways
- Learn how credit and lending work
- Explore the possibilities of credit financing during each stage of the credit lifecycle
- Learn how to make the most of your credit opportunities – both traditional and nontraditional

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Workshop Room 6 2nd Floor

10:30am CST

How to Breakthrough Your Limiting Beliefs & Build the Ultimate Blueprint for Success!
When you attend this vital 45 Minute workshop you will discover the mental blocks you carry from early childhood and life experiences that stand in your way to maximize your health, and to have an amazing relationship in creating even more money.  Once discovered, you will learn the tools to overcome these and free yourself, providing you the opportunity to achieve an even healthier you and and start creating even more wealthy NOW!



Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Workshop Room 4

10:30am CST

How to Create Even More Business Marketing on Facebook
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to drive more traffic to your website and increase your sales. This is great information if you own a brick & mortar business or conducting your business over the internet. Austin will walk through the key drivers that are required on your website to make it simple, functional & productive at creating qualified leads that become great customers.  If you feel that that you are confused by all of the options including social media to generate traffic, you will love this fresh approach to optimize your internet marketing strategy.

Speakers
avatar for Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin was born on the south side of Chicago, son of Bill Walsh, world renowned business and success coach and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of twelve he began to Dj 8th grade graduation parties... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

10:30am CST

How to Use Innovative Marketing to Maximize Daily Cash Flow!
This workshop built to address the pain many small businesses feel when it comes to data analysis:  dirty data, manual processes and outdared information. Attendees will quickly be able to implement key data strategies built around Clean Data Habits, using Automated Process Techniques, as well as gaining insight from Customer Behavior Influencers.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

10:30am CST

Workshop & Seminar - Presented By: Cloud Evolutions Inc
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.


Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CST
Workshop Room 1 3rd Floor

10:45am CST

MAIN STAGE: VIP Expert Panel - Break Through Your Biggest Challenges & Achieve Your Goals
Come & Learn from top Business and Philanthropic Global Leaders on the specifics required to create Success. Each panelist will share  priceless concepts on what it takes to breakthrough your biggest challenges & achieve your biggest goals! A must attend!

Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:45am - 11:15am CST
Main Stage 2nd Floor

11:30am CST

Speed Networking Session 2 - Sponsored By: CrowdShare
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time. 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Speed Networking Lower Level

11:30am CST

How to Attract More Leads & Sales Using Radio, TV, Podcasts, & Publishing
Being interviewed on the radio, podcasts and traditional media opens new doors of opportunity, creates credibility and expands your influence. Angel has broadcasted over 2000 radio shows and she will teach you the steps to attracting journalists, writing a compelling pitch, and most importantly, how to turn your radio interviews into ongoing marketing campaigns to attract more leads and make more money. Let’s turn you into a media celebrity!

Speakers
avatar for Angel Tuccy

Angel Tuccy

Media Specialist, Vedette Global



Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 4

11:30am CST

How To Create Your Own Products/Programs & Sell Them From The Stage!
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.



Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

11:30am CST

How to Increase Revenue Through Effective Business Management
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

11:30am CST

How To Turn Your Followers Into Dollars - Presented By: Affluent Solution
Reviews, accurate business information, and social media activity impact a business's reputation and influences whether a consumer decides to do business with them. Businesses need a way to manage all of these factors in a scalable way. With Reputation Management, you can keep on top of online activity affecting the reputation of a business, including reviews, listings, and social media, helping you make expert recommendations, and provide proof-of-performance. In this course you will learn how to  CLAIM YOUR ONLINE LISTINGS, MONITOR AND MANAGE YOUR REVIEWS, MONITOR COMPETITORS CONTENT ALL WHILE INCREASING YOUR LOCAL SEO.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 1 3rd Floor

11:30am CST

The Millionaires Master Class - Presented By: American Business TV
This “straight talk” session will give insider TIPs on how 1,000’s of business owners are making
$1,000,000’s growing their business. Learn how to attract capital and credit even if you’re a startup
business or a growing company, learn how to scale your business like those business owners who have
made Millions..

INTENDED AUDIENCE
Small Business Owners, C-Level Executives, CFO’s, Consultants, and Entrepreneurs. Startup and
growing businesses in need of money—don’t miss this workshop! If you want to know how to build your
business reputation and retain loyal customers. We’ll share insider secrets from successful executives.

Speakers
avatar for Yusef Muhammad

Yusef Muhammad

CEO, American Business TV
As CEO of American Business Television Network we help you promote your business to high-caliber strategic partners, investors and industry executives, and get matched with the right partners and investors; enjoy online/onsite matchmaking meetings that lead to deeper collaboration... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 6 2nd Floor

11:30am CST

Top 5 Ways to Attract Corporate Sponsors, Even if You’re Just Starting Out - Presented By: Sponsor Concierge
Have you ever thought about getting funding from corporate sponsors for your business, speaking, book, show, charity, projects or events? America’s most successful companies partner with sponsors. Why not you? Linda Hollander, CEO of Sponsor Concierge, can help you. She the founder of the Sponsor Secrets Seminar and the author of the best-selling book, Corporate Sponsorship in 3 Easy Steps.

Linda has consulted with many large and small businesses to help them profit from the awesome power of corporate sponsors and has 20 years of experience in business.

This is for people who want success now. Those afraid of rapid business growth need not apply. Guaranteed to be fun and informative.

Intended Audience
CEOs and Strategists

Key Takeaways

Here’s what you’ll discover:
* How to identify your potential sponsors
* How to attract these sponsors
* The biggest mistakes most people make
* Creating your sponsor benefits package
* Leveraging the media to get corporate partners
* Crafting your pitch letter
* Spotlighting your assets
* Know how much money to ask for (Don’t sell yourself short)
* Getting your sponsors to renew again and again

Speakers
avatar for Linda Hollander

Linda Hollander

Owner, Sponsor Concierge
Linda Hollander has been featured by Inc. and Entrepreneur Magazines as the leading expert on corporate sponsorship. She is the author of book, Corporate Sponsorship in 3 Easy Steps. She is also the CEO of Sponsor Concierge and the Sponsor Secrets Seminar.Her sponsors include Microsoft... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 2 3rd Floor

11:30am CST

Why in the RED When BLACK is Possible! - Presented By: Mayanah Financial Coaching
As a small business owner, have you ever wondering why your top talent is leaving you for a few extra dollars? Have you struggled with unexpected expenses constantly coming at you? Have you struggled with personal and business debt? If so, this workshop will teach you how to retain your top employees, reduce your personal and business debt, and boost your cashflow. The answer to all these is budgeting. Help yourselves by learning the art of budgeting, and you will see dramatic increase in your profitability. Help your employees to pay off their debt, and they will be ever loyal to you!

Intended Audience:

Small Business Owners, CEOs, COOs, HR Leaders, Anybody who wants to attract and retain top talent.

Key Takeaways:
How to create a family/small business budget for you to avoid unexpected expenses?
How to help your employees pay off their debt and retain them forever?
Debt reduction strategies and demonstration of free tools in the market

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm CST
Workshop Room 7 2nd Floor

12:30pm CST

Speed Networking Session 3 - Sponsored By: CrowdShare
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time. 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Speed Networking Lower Level

12:30pm CST

Advertising Online - How To Get More Customers and Increase Sales Through Online Advertising - Presented By: AT&T
Join a powerful and engaging presentation on how you can buy advertising to help reach more potential customers for your business. While organic (free marketing) has its place, owners of growing businesses know they must spend advertising dollars to reach a wider audience, more consistently. Join four time entrepreneur, global speaker and best-selling author Ramon Ray as he gives you the insight you need to advertise your product and solutions.

Speakers
avatar for Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

editor, AT&T
Ramon is an entrepreneur, global speaker and best selling author. He also loves burnt pancakes, bacon, eggs, 2 cold glasses of milk and pancake syrup on the weekends.If you're looking to have someone inspire, energize, and inform the attendees at your next event, ask Ramon to speak.Few... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 6 2nd Floor

12:30pm CST

Discover How To Get Instant Financing With Any Credit And Sky Rocket Your Revenue!
This workshop will teach you the proven Revenue Rocket System that is utilized by international business leaders to fuel rapid growth and develop their businesses. This will encompass three core elements that you can begin leveraging today: proven organic-growth strategy formulas, how to leverage those formulas to fill your sales pipeline and manage growth and unique funding sources that even the banks don’t know about. The first uses the highly regarded VRIO Formula that I will teach you and develop with you to create a unique and proven organic-growth strategy. This flows into the second part by learning the specifics of creating, filling, and managing sales efforts and sales pipelines. The final component describes unique and guaranteed ways to leverage business assets you may not know you have – your accounts receivables. You will also learn about other financing methods and how/when to leverage them.

Speakers
avatar for Trace Reddick

Trace Reddick

Trace is a best-selling author and results-oriented, business-savvy entrepreneur who specializes in a business strategy, cash flow financing, logistics, streamlining processes, improving systems/organizational communication, and productivity. My passion is business and the entrepreneurs... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

12:30pm CST

Discover the 5 Secrets to Build Your Financial Dream as an Entrepreneur & Wealth Creator
Angeline’s 45 minute talk, is a content rich and compelling overview of the key financial principles every person must understand. Her ability to take complex concepts and boil them down to easy to understand nuggets is second to none in the industry. By the end of her talk attendees are armed with many new tools and eager to take the next step in her “Financial Genius Academy”.



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 4

12:30pm CST

Franchising 101 - How to Succeed in Franchise Ownership - Presented By: The Franchise Consulting Company
Thinking about how to create or buy a franchise?  This is the seminar you want to learn from.  The Franchise Consulting Company is the global leader in franchising with over 140 team members in the US and locations in 5 countries.  They are the experts on all things franchising.  From creation to purchase to growing your system - they are the 1st call for the most successful brands around the world.

Speakers
avatar for Nick Neonakis

Nick Neonakis

The Franchise Consulting Company



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 2 3rd Floor

12:30pm CST

How to Execute and Plan an Effective Budget - Presented By: The Strategic CFO
Budgeting is one of the biggest challenges for most organizations, large and small, public and private. Contributions to the bottom line are very important, but there is much more to your company than the profits… We'll dive into 4 types of budgets, most common budget problems, how to create a successful budget, and more!

Key Takeaways:
  • Wasted time = wasted resource
  • Importance of proper planning
  • Hallmarks of a well-conceived budget
  • The outcome of proper planning
  • Building a healthy budgeting process



Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 7 2nd Floor

12:30pm CST

How To Survive A Broken Healthcare System - Presented By: First Primary Care
We all know the healthcare system is broken. And that’s really all we know. The rest is way too complicated. The complexity of traditional healthcare makes it difficult for doctors to do their job thoroughly and difficult for patients to get the attention they need. But luckily, there is a little-known revolution that is changing and simplifying the way we experience healthcare. And it’s time we all know how to use it to hack the broken healthcare system.

Intended Audience:
Business owners

Key takeaways:
- Learn how to survive a broken healthcare system
- Save money on your healthcare
- Find affordable, high-quality primary care

Speakers
avatar for Geetinder Goyal

Geetinder Goyal

CEO, First Primary Care



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 1 3rd Floor

12:30pm CST

Write Your Book & Elevate Your Marketing Leads & Income
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.



Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

12:30pm CST

MAIN STAGE: Internet Marketing Master Class - Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online
• Internet Marketing Made Simple
• Building Successful Marketing Campaigns
• Make your Website Generate leads Everyday
• How & Why people buy online
• How to maximize your Internet Marketing Dollars

Speakers
avatar for Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin was born on the south side of Chicago, son of Bill Walsh, world renowned business and success coach and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of twelve he began to Dj 8th grade graduation parties... Read More →


Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:20pm CST
Main Stage 2nd Floor

1:30pm CST

Speed Networking Session 4 - Sponsored By: CrowdShare
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time. 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Speed Networking Lower Level

1:30pm CST

Easy Ways to Protect your Small Business - Presented By: AT&T
Natural disasters and cybersecurity threats happen, but that doesn't mean your business has to suffer. Join small business owner and technology advocate, Ramon Ray, for a learning session on how even the busiest small business owner can easily protect their business from the unexpected.

Speakers
avatar for Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

editor, AT&T
Ramon is an entrepreneur, global speaker and best selling author. He also loves burnt pancakes, bacon, eggs, 2 cold glasses of milk and pancake syrup on the weekends.If you're looking to have someone inspire, energize, and inform the attendees at your next event, ask Ramon to speak.Few... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 6 2nd Floor

1:30pm CST

How to Breakthrough Your Limiting Beliefs & Build the Ultimate Blueprint for Success!
When you attend this vital 45 Minute workshop you will discover the mental blocks you carry from early childhood and life experiences that stand in your way to maximize your health, and to have an amazing relationship in creating even more money.  Once discovered, you will learn the tools to overcome these and free yourself, providing you the opportunity to achieve an even healthier you and and start creating even more wealthy NOW!



Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

1:30pm CST

How to Enter - and Succeed in - the B2B eCommerce Business - Presented By: Alibaba Group-Alibaba.com
Whether you’re looking for customers around the corner or across the world, Alibaba.com has the tools - and more importantly, the huge base of 10 million+ active business buyers - to help you grow.

Key takeaways: 

In this workshop you’ll learn:
1. About the 23.9 trillion dollar opportunity in the B2B ecommerce market - over 6x the size of B2C
2. How to differentiate your business and product from the competition
3. Optimizations your business can use to ensure success on Alibaba.com, or any ecommerce platform, through optimizing product listings, keywords, and more

Speakers
avatar for Selena Singleton

Selena Singleton

Director, Associations Partnerships, Alibaba Group-Alibaba.com
Selena is the director of associations partnerships at Alibaba.com, where she brings together North American associations, trade organizations, and the B2B ecommerce platform in order to help businesses grow.  Selena has spent her career dedicated to helping small to midsized businesses... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 7 2nd Floor

1:30pm CST

How to Make Your Accounting System Work for You - Presented By: Xero
Your accounting records are the scorecard of your business – your measure of your firm’s performance. Come hear from experts who specialize in deciphering the complexity of accounting reports. In this workshop, you will learn how to  use tools and systems that are designed to take advantage of programs like Xero and HubDoc, help small businesses avoid common mistakes, and help you manage your company better.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffery Davidson

Jeffery Davidson

Jeffery Davidson is a certified public accountant who works with small businesses to help owners maximize their profitability and measure their success. Jeffery knows that small business owners aren’t experts in accounting and his mission is to help others navigate the complexity... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 1 3rd Floor

1:30pm CST

How to Partner with Celebrities to Build your Business
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 4

1:30pm CST

Learn How the Power of Free is the Easiest Way to Build Your Business
Get your phone or door to Ring with Qualified Buyers and next level of Clients. Without maxing out your credit cards. Discover power of free is your easiest way to build your business.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

1:30pm CST

SMB “Sales” DOMINATION Secrets: Clear, Easy And Proven Digital Marketing To “10X Your Sales”, That The Successful Ones Won’t Share - Presented By: DigitalSaleMarketing LLC
This is a “PRACTICAL” Digital Marketing Results Learning Workshop. We will review cases where businesses that were barely surviving and utilized digital marketing to go from “Survive to Thrive,” to “DOMINATION” for their local area provided business services. For reaching DOMINATION, businesses just followed google growth best practices, which are simple yet not known by many. This practical workshop will expose tips for SMB’s to “DOMINATE” their local business utilizing practical tried and tested techniques and knowledge that the successful business owners do not have time to share, or competitively just don't want to share. The devil is in the details, so let's look at the details. Attendees will have a very good idea of how to grow their business to “DOMINATION” in the next year successfully and increase their business traffic and sales anywhere between 30-600%. Case studies are very helpful to see these practical steps applied.

Intended Audience: CEOs, COOs, and Strategists.

Key Takeaways
Ex 1. What “Digital Marketing” focus areas are other SMB’s working on actively and Experiencing increased 10x sales.
Ex 2. Identifying what part of the SMB sales funnel leak customers and how to fix them.
Ex 3. Clarity on how SM

Speakers
avatar for Mohammad Siddiqui

Mohammad Siddiqui

Mohammad Siddiqui is a Data-Driven Digital Marketer at DigitalSaleMarketing, where his team help SMB’s DOMINATE their local area for their provided products/services. He has a Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Kansas and an MBA from University of Oklahoma. He is also... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CST
Workshop Room 2 3rd Floor

1:30pm CST

MAIN STAGE: Secrets to Create Customer Loyalty For Life and Wow Your Customers Using Successful "Disney" Strategies
Have you ever wondered how the Disney Company continues to produce a dynamic model of business excellence, leadership, teamwork, sales and customer experience? Imagine if you could learn how to run your business just as successfully as Disney. What would that look like? It would be Magical!

John, a leading authority in the service industry and business growth, is “America’s Best Customer Experience Speaker and Coach. “As a former Disney Leader, John will share his incredible experiences, best practices and proven Disney Success Strategies to help you attract more customers, blow away your competition, build customer loyalty for life, establish a winning team culture and Business Empire! You will be empowered to achieve extraordinary results right away!

Speakers
avatar for John Formica, Leader at Disney & Renowned Author

John Formica, Leader at Disney & Renowned Author

John, the “Ex-Disney Guy”, and former Disney Leader, is a highly sought after internationally known speaker and author of the top selling book, “Making the Customer Experience Magical Now!-How to Succeed in Business and Beat Out Your Competition Today”. John has appeared on... Read More →


Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm CST
Main Stage 2nd Floor

2:30pm CST

Speed Networking Session 5 - Sponsored By: CrowdShare
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time. 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Speed Networking Lower Level

2:30pm CST

350 Strategies to Maximize Your Business Growth & Profits for an Exceptional Life - Presented By: ActionCOACH
In this action-packed session, award winning international speaker and author, Douglas J. Winnie will teach of over 350 strategies that will provide a massive impact to bottom-line profits in your business. Come learn which strategies will increase leads, improve sales, get customers/clients to buy more, buy more often, and ultimately increase profitability by at least 61% in your business!  Every business owner will walk out with at least 10 specific strategies to implement in their business immediately creating instant impact to the most import key business performance indicator, PROFITS!  When you implement just 1 of the strategies from this session you will have paid for all your educational seminars for a year; the challenge is, will you implement even one strategy?  Only 3% of those who learn new and powerful strategies actually take action.  Come learn and be in the 3% who make more profits because they are action-oriented business owners!!

Intended Audience:
Business owners and executives who are seeking to have exponential growth in their sales, profits and business success.

Key Takeaways:
- How to attract more customers who are truly in your Target Market
- How to drive conversion rate to greater than 75%
- How to double and triple your profits
- How to build a Team who gets the job done the right way every day
- How to have your business consume less of your time so you have time for what really matters in life


Speakers
avatar for Doug Winnie

Doug Winnie

Firm Owner, ActionCOACH of Houston
International award-winning Coach Doug Winnie started his first entrepreneurial experience selling holiday greeting cards door‐to-door at 14.  Nearly 40 years later he has built several of his own multi-million-dollar companies, sold two, and now teaches leaders and business owners... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 1 3rd Floor

2:30pm CST

Disruption v Opportunities! What Does AI, Voice Technology and Disruptive Trends Mean for Your Business? - Presented By: Aider International
The tech market is changing rapidly, but what does it mean for your business?  Are you seeing the key trends?  Is it good for your business, or do you need to make changes?  How can you benefit from AI? In this session we will explore some of the tech trends to be aware of, the importance of data, and how business models may change.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Roberts

Brendan Roberts

Founder and CEO, Aider
An experienced startup and scaleup entrepreneur, Brendan is the Founder and CEO of Aider, the Digital Assistant for SMBs.  Brendan enjoys working in the tech space, specifically in SaaS, AI, NLP, and Voice Tech solutions. Currently living in New Zealand, Brendan previously lived... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 6 2nd Floor

2:30pm CST

How to Travel the World and Build Your Very Own Global Real Estate Empire
Do you dream of having more time to spend with your loved ones, travel the world, & do exactly what you want to do, when you want to do it? What if you really could work less & travel more without compromising profits? This workshop will take you through the 3 key steps to creating a business that thrives without wearing you out so that you can get more out of life. Our first module outlines our proven method for creating greater time freedom in your business. Next, you'll learn techniques for attaining the freedom of mind to enjoy your new-found time off. Last but not least, we will cover how to increase productivity through rewards & learn how to receive discounted access to high value travel.

Speakers
avatar for Gina Trask

Gina Trask

Born into a family of entrepreneurs, business is simply second nature to Gini. She began her first business at the age of 16 and never stopped.  She has owned and grown numerous small business from incubation into the multimillions and continues to help other small business owners... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

2:30pm CST

How to Use Innovative Marketing to Maximize Daily Cash Flow!
This workshop built to address the pain many small businesses feel when it comes to data analysis:  dirty data, manual processes and outdared information. Attendees will quickly be able to implement key data strategies built around Clean Data Habits, using Automated Process Techniques, as well as gaining insight from Customer Behavior Influencers.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

2:30pm CST

How to Use Instagram Marketing to Build Your Business
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 4

2:30pm CST

LLCs, Trademarks, and Copyrights: The Guide to the Legal Side of Your Business - Presented By: Andrea Sager Law
LLCs, Trademarks, and Copyrights: The guide to the legal side of your business.

Intended Audience: Business owners

Key Takeaways:
  • What business entity should you choose?
  • When should you worry about trademarks and copyrights?
  • When to use a contract

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Sager

Andrea Sager

Andrea Sager Law
Andrea Sager is a small business attorney shaking up the legal industry with a legal membership that provides all-access to her firm for small businesses. After less than a year at a large law firm working with large businesses, Andrea realized her true passion was helping small businesses... Read More →


Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 7 2nd Floor

2:30pm CST

The New TV – How to be Effective in 2020 - Presented By: Effectv
The next generation of TV advertising isn’t just about finding your audience on any screen; it’s about finding them on every screen. To truly engage with potential customers in the Houston area, it’s essential for businesses to reach them on their TV platform of choice – whether it’s a traditional TV, a laptop, or a mobile device – and put their message on the hottest shows and digital destinations.  Attend this Workshop to learn more about The New TV and how your business can reach a truly targeted audience - geographically and demographically.

Intended Audience
Business owners, marketing professionals and agencies

Key Takeaways:
  1. Finding and Targeting Your Ideal Customer
  2. Creating a Compelling Story
  3. Reporting that Proves Your Advertising Campaign Works

Speakers
avatar for Warren Fiihr

Warren Fiihr

Warren Fiihr is the Effectv Vice President of Sales for Gulf States, including Houston, Mississippi,Louisiana and Arkansas.Warren has been involved in the broadcast and cable industry for over 26 years, holding sales andmanagement positions in radio and television in South Dakota... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CST
Workshop Room 2 3rd Floor

2:30pm CST

MAIN STAGE: How to Write Your Book & Get Paid as a Public Speaker
• Why You Must Have a Book to be a High Paid Speaker!
• How to Use Your Book to Market You and Your Business!
• How to Start, Write, and Finish Your Book Quickly!
• How to Engineer Your Book to Your Desired Result.
• Why Using Your Own Book is So Effective!


Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm CST
Main Stage 2nd Floor

3:30pm CST

How to Create Even More Business Marketing on Social Marketing
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to drive more traffic to your website and increase your sales. This is great information if you own a brick & mortar business or conducting your business over the internet. Austin will walk through the key drivers that are required on your website to make it simple, functional & productive at creating qualified leads that become great customers.  If you feel that that you are confused by all of the options including social media to generate traffic, you will love this fresh approach to optimize your internet marketing strategy.

Speakers
avatar for Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin was born on the south side of Chicago, son of Bill Walsh, world renowned business and success coach and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of twelve he began to Dj 8th grade graduation parties... Read More →



Tuesday December 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm CST
Workshop Room 3 2nd Floor

3:30pm CST

How to Utilize the Best Processes & Systems to Win BIG in Business!
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm CST
Workshop Room 5 2nd Floor

3:30pm CST

Learn the Success Habits and Routines Employed by the Most Highly Successful People
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Tuesday December 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm CST
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm CST

Beer & Biz Happy Hour
Enjoy complimentary beer during our Exclusive Happy Hour. For our VIP Attendees (Silver, Gold & Exhibitor Badge Holders) there is a special VIP Bar just for you. (Upgrades available in the Registration Area). Drinks are first come, first served. Limited availability. You must be 21+ years of age to consume alcohol.


Tuesday December 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Hyatt Regency Houston

4:30pm CST

MAIN STAGE: Success Mastery Session - How to Build a Successful 7 Figure Business
• How To Monetize Your Greatest Ideas
• Lead Generation Through Social Media & Internet Marketing
• 5 Innovative Ways To Market Your Business For FREE
• How To Live Your Life With Passion, Purpose & Power
• Design & Optimize Perfect Days


Tuesday December 10, 2019 4:30pm - 6:00pm CST
Main Stage 2nd Floor
 

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