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Thursday, August 22
 

10:00am

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!


Thursday August 22, 2019 10:00am - 5:30pm
The Hibernia

10:30am

Speed Networking Session 1
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. 


Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Speed Networking Level 3

10:30am

13 Ways Employees Can Steal - Presented By: Pain Free Payroll - San Francisco
A review of various ways employees can take advantage of loose or nonexistent internal controls and steal assets from a company.  This can be in the form of cash, equipment, inventory goods for sale, or other assets of the company.

Intended Audience:
Small business owners with one or more employees

Key Takeaways:
Learn why even the best employees steal. Learn key controls necessary in any small business to deter employees from attempting to take advantage of the inherent lack of internal controls in most small businesses. Various reports will be made available to help combat employee theft and maximize business profits.
 

Speakers
avatar for Michael J. Cummins

Michael J. Cummins

Pain Free Payroll - San Francisco
Mike began his business and accounting career in 1978 and became a CPA in 1980 and a partner in a local accounting firm in 1982.  Mike formed his own accounting firm in 1989 and later sold this firm to enter private industry as a CFO for 5 years and then became the Chief Operating... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 1 Level B

10:30am

Digital Marketing Strategies For The Small Business Owner - Presented By: Websites Depot
Digital Agency CEO and sought-after business consultant Danny Star shares with small businesses his methods and favorite avenues towards helping businesses grow and expand their customer base online.  According to Star, there is no one-size-fits-all approach.  In this workshop, small business operators can learn how to make the most of the digital channels that work best for them.  

Intended Audience:
Small business owners, managers, branding professionals.

Key Aspects of Workshop:
Get in the right creative mindset for generating appeal.
Learn the foundations of social marketing.
Identify the methods that work best for you.
Get intros into many tried and true methods, learn their value to you.
Forming a marketing strategy specific to your goals.
 

Speakers
avatar for Danny Star

Danny Star

CEO, Website Depot
Danny Star is a digital marketing and SEO expert based in Los Angeles, California.  He heads his own agency, Websites Depot, who has worked with hundreds of businesses in their digital marketing needs.   In recent years, Mr. Star has taken to the speaker circuit and has become... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 3 Level 1

10:30am

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!



Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 6 Level 3

10:30am

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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 2 Level B

10:30am

Managing Credit for Business Success - Presented By: Wells Fargo
Good credit is one of a business owner’s most valuable assets. But strong credit isn’t something that you simply have or you don’t have. Building credit is an active, ongoing process that takes careful management. This workshop we will be focusing on the credit and financing needs of businesses like yours. We’ll cover how credit and lending work, explore the possibilities of credit financing, and show you how to make the most of your credit opportunities – both traditional and nontraditional.

Key Takeaways
 How to manage your business credit
What potential lenders look for
The business credit lifecycle and the considerations you might have when it comes to credit
Making sense of financing options
 Free educational resources 

Speakers
avatar for Damon Dishman

Damon Dishman

Wells Fargo
Damon Dishman, a 17-year veteran of the company, is senior vice president and Business Segment Manager for Small Business for the Pacific North region. Within this region, Dishman is responsible for the small business strategy which supports team members and the overall customer... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 4 Level 1

10:30am

SpotOn Workshop & Seminar
SpotOn is the smartest payment processing solution for small businesses. We empower our merchants by combining payment processing with easy-to-use customer engagement tools, all in one platform. We’re focused on helping our merchants create meaningful relationships with their customers, saving them time and money with an experience that exceeds expectations.

Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 5 Level 2

10:30am

Watch What You Say Your Is Body is Listening
This workshop will teach you how powerful your words are. That in our day to day life we diminish our personal power in our business life and in our minds.  What if you learned a different way to think and act and your life suddenly shifted? In business today you must be on top of your game, but if you are feeling less than, everything suffers. Learn the 3 tips that shift your outlook into the successful entrepreneur that you are meant to be. Movement, meditation, and mindset are the modules that get you in the peak performance level we are all meant to function in.
“Living a pain-free ageless life is only possible when we understand the power of creating a harmonious connection with our mind-set, emotions, and physical bodies.”

Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 7 Level 3

10:45am

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!

Thursday August 22, 2019 10:45am - 11:15am
Main Stage Level B

11:30am

Speed Networking Session 2
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. 


Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Speed Networking Level 3

11:30am

Gain Access to $500 Billion in Government Contracting - Presented By: V-Project Management Consulting LLC
For every Small Business owner or Entrepreneur who would like to make money from the Federal Government, this workshop will equip you with the best tools, techniques, and processes to becoming a Federal Government Contractor.  This Workshop covers relevant topics such as understanding the Federal Government budget for small businesses; how to become a Federal Government Contractor; using your socio-economic status to obtain Business Certifications such as SBA 8(a), Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), and HubZONE; and how to obtain Federal Government contracts. Attend this workshop to learn how to make money from the Federal Government...

Intended Audience -
Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Attendees looking to learn how to make money from the Federal Government

Key Takeaways
Learn why Small Business Owners need to do Business with the Federal Government
Learn how to become a Federal Government Contractor
Apply proven tools and techniques to using Business Certifications to gain access to Federal Government Contracts 

Speakers
avatar for Varetta Huggins

Varetta Huggins

President & CEO, V-Project Management Consulting LLC
Varetta Huggins is a National Speaker, your Government Contracting Expert, and the President & CEO of V-Project Management Consulting LLC. Varetta earned her B.S. degree in Computer Science from Hampton University and her M.S. degree in Information Systems Technology from the George... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 1 Level B

11:30am

Get Seen and Be Known Online! - Presented By: DG Studios LLC
In today’s extremely competitive online marketplace, it seems harder than ever to compete with all the noise and be seen and known online. Through our interactive workshop, learn the key ingredients for a successful digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) campaign.  Our Founder and CEO of DG Studio, Dishan Jayasinha, will take you through 10 proven steps that will help you properly plan and execute a campaign which correctly targets and encourages your ideal client to find your company.

Key Takeaways:
Marketing isn’t as complicated as you may have been led to believe.
Learn the basics of how to take the effort out of attracting your desired customers.
Understand why it is better to take a holistic approach to all of one’s marketing efforts, rather than have them divided up amongst different teams.
If you think you can’t afford marketing, that means you NEED marketing more than ever.
Marketing done right should result in more customers and revenue.  

Speakers
avatar for Dishan Jayasinha, MD

Dishan Jayasinha, MD

CEO, DG Studios LLC
Dishan Jayasinha is a Sri Lankan American, MD turned entrepreneur, creative mastermind and humanitarian. He is the founder, CEO and creative head of Multi-National Creative Agency DG Studio, based in Los Angeles, with Sister companies in India and Mexico. Dishan Jayasinha is also... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 3 Level 1

11:30am

Help Accelerate Business Growth with Data - Presented By: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Business credit, like personal credit, can help you get funding or more favorable interest rates. Without business credit, your company could struggle to get a bank loan, pay higher premiums, or lose out on contract opportunities. In this presentation, we’ll cover the basics of business credit – what it is, how to build it, and what it can do for your business. We’ll also talk about the Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S® Number, which is the first step in building your business credit and the key to growing your business. Find out how to get your D-U-N-S Number for free! 

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Benitez

Cynthia Benitez

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
As a Senior Sales Trainer with Dun & Bradstreet with over 13 years of experience working with the Coaching and Performance team to help businesses understand how to build, manage and maintain their business credit file. Cynthia is a leading resource on helping Team Members ensure... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 4 Level 1

11:30am

How to Build a Great List, Generate Customers & Get Paid as a Public Speaker
Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Bill will also share how to sell from the stage and turn what you are passionate about into a successful public speaker business. It is a must attend for authors, coaches and consultants as well as anyone that is seriously interested in  making money as a public speaker.



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 2 Level B

11:30am

How to Get More Leads & Sales Using Radio, Print & Social Media
Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Bill will also share how to sell from the stage and turn what you are passionate about into a successful public speaker business. It is a must attend for authors, coaches and consultants as well as anyone that is seriously interested in  making money as a public speaker.

Speakers
avatar for Angel Tuccy

Angel Tuccy

Media Specialist, Vedette Global



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 6 Level 3

11:30am

NextGen Real Estate Investing - How You Can Get The Results You’ve Been Wanting Thru NextGen Real Estate Investing Strategies
Everybody's racing into Real Estate investing because it's the most proven way to become a millionaire and create more freedom. But the competition is fierce, deals are harder to find, and many struggle to even get started. That's why you need to be on the forefront of real estate investing strategies. Learn the NEW NextGen Real Estate Investing Strategies that will set you ahead of every other investor, whether you're just starting or a seasoned investor, and take YOUR Life to the Next Level GUARANTEED!

For Beginning and Seasoned investors:
  • Get started regardless of your income, credit or capital situation - GUARANTEED
  • Instantly connect with the RIGHT resources to close YOUR deals
  • Accelerate YOUR path to the freedom lifestyle that’s right for YOU
  • Get other people to pay for the things YOU really want in life
  • Have sellers REACHING OUT TO YOU to make an offer instead of chasing them down


  • Access an ABUNDANCE OF DEALS that most investors don’t even know about
  • Creative ways for YOU to turn more properties into OPPORTUNITY than ever before

Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 7 Level 3

11:30am

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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 5 Level 2

12:30pm

Speed Networking Session 3
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. 


Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Speed Networking Level 3

12:30pm

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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 3 Level 1

12:30pm

Bridging The Gap: The 7 Ancient Secrets to Even More Productivity and Less Stress in the Workplace
This workshop will center around some of the most highly regarded secrets of our ancestors, used to attain intensely deep levels of clarity and awareness.  The discussion will empower participants with a range of high quality, easily deployable practices that can be used to immediately start increasing levels of productivity while halting stress instantaneously.  Attendees in the talk may be asked to participate in hands-on activities in order to reinforce learning points and embed teachings.


Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 2 Level B

12:30pm

Discover the 5 Secrets to Build Your Financial Dream as an Entrepreneur & Wealth Creator
Angeline’s 45 minute talk titled, “Your Pathway to Freedom”, 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”.


Speakers
avatar for Angeline Wehmeyer

Angeline Wehmeyer

Angeline Wehmeyer is a successful entrepreneur, real estate investor, and global speaker. She educates clients on the power of investing using easy to understand wealth principles. Her mission is to empower individuals of any income level to invest wisely using a customized blueprint... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 7 Level 3

12:30pm

Learn About the Power to Launch Your Very Own Mastermind/Think Tank in Your Market
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 6 Level 3

12:30pm

Run your Business Efficiently Using Integrated Business Applications - Presented By: Odoo
Businesses on average use different unconnected applications to manage their day-to-day process: CRM, Sales, Purchasing, Accounting/Invoicing, Inventory and more. These separate applications create a bottleneck that prevents businesses from working efficiently and more importantly growing. This workshop will show how using integrated applications under one platform can eliminate redundancies, increase efficiencies and productivity, provide smart automation, faster engagement with clients, all under an affordable unified system that is easy to use.

Key Takeaways:
Streamline your business through app integration
Automate processes to be more efficient.
Focus resources on Customers and Growth.
Use the RIGHT technology to simplify your Business and Life.

Speakers
avatar for Daoud Naouri

Daoud Naouri

Daoud brings years of technology knowledge to assist companies be more effective at what they do best. He has a strong background in SaaS/PaaS/IaaS based solutions in the business environment. His career in technology started with a Bay Area based VoIP start-up company where in the... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 5 Level 2

12:30pm

SBA Financing for Small Businesses and Startups - Presented By: Fremont Bank
In this workshop, our talking points will include:

• What is SBA lending
• Who will benefit from SBA Lending
• Pros and cons of SBA vs conventional business lending
• Requirements and limitations of the program
• Process of applying
• Lender comparisons
• Highlight scenarios and success stories
• Conclude with a 15-minute Q&A session

Intended Audience
Business owners and entrepreneurs

Key Takeaways
1. Determine if SBA program is good for my business
2. Selecting a SBA Lender
3. How to apply for SBA Lending
 

Speakers
avatar for Eric Ng

Eric Ng

Sr Commercial Relationship Manager, Fremont Bank
Eric has over 10 years of small business lending experience from various banks and most recently with Fremont Bank. Before going into banking, Eric was a successful business broker and a serial entrepreneur. Eric is highly regarded in the business community, and comes with a unique... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 4 Level 1

12:30pm

Text Your Way To The Top - Presented By: TalkShop App
Everyone texts, and in this workshop we will discuss practical, immediate strategies for using text messaging to make your customers happier and increase your profits along the way.

Intended Audience

Business owners & managers


Key Takeaways
Your business phone number is part of your brand. Maximize it.
89% of consumers want to text businesses. Make that an option for your customers.
Effective strategies for leveraging texting to increase profits and customer satisfaction.  

Speakers
avatar for Binh Ly

Binh Ly

Cofounder, TalkShop
Binh Ly a software engineer turned entrepreneur, currently working as the cofounder & CTO of TalkShop. Binh's early work on iOS enterprise apps has been featured multiple times by Apple Inc. 



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 1 Level B

12:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Internet Marketing Master Class - Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online
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, and birthday parties. He turned this into a successful buisness and started to become known for throwing some of the largest dance parties on the south side. On his 17th birthday he threw a birthday party with over 600 in attendance for free. He turned around and in a month had a New Years Eve Party with a thousand in attendance at $15 dollars ahead.

After finding great success in the area of planning massive parties, he came out with the idea of teaching others how to use Social Media such as Facebook. He learned ways to grow fan pages to a thousand plus people in a little over a week and keep the growth continuous. He then developed a monthly coaching plan to help entrepreneurs boost there presence on Facebook through fan pages. Some of his more known clients are people such as Mark Victor Hansen, Gary Goldstein, Matt Morris, Crystal Dwyer, Bill Walsh, and Marc Accetta. He continues to teach and inspire people younger then him, and has many plans for the future.

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 →


Thursday August 22, 2019 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Main Stage Level B

1:30pm

Speed Networking Session 4
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. 


Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Speed Networking Level 3

1:30pm

Becoming a Beach Boss: 3 Steps to Creating Greater Freedom & Fulfillment in Your Life and Business
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 Gini Trask

Gini 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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 2 Level B

1:30pm

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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 3 Level 1

1:30pm

Expanding Global Opportunities & How to Win Deals Overseas - Presented By: Export Import Bank of United States
Learn how to finance your exports (products and/or services) and grow business internationally. During this workshop we will discuss how your business can find foreign buyers and international partners, access capital to finance your export sales, and reduce risk with export credit insurance. 

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Woods

Nicole Woods

Business Development Specialist, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Nicole Woods is a lead business development specialist and Client Care Manager at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank). EXIM provides U.S. businesses with competitive financing tools that mitigate the challenges and risks of selling goods and services abroad. Ms... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 1 Level B

1:30pm

Financial Planning for You and Your Staff - Presented By: SD Mayer & Associates LLP
This workshop is intended to provide financial planning strategies to small- and medium-sized business owners, which they can offer to their staff as a benefit.  Our firm wrote the book on financial planning and will share some of our tips, tricks and benefits of solid financial planning, not just for retirement, but for future costs of college education for the kids, cars, travel and more.    

INTENDED AUDIENCE:
Business Owners

KEY TAKEAWAYS:
• Learn about retirement benefit planning for your business and staff.
• Learn about our 5 Buckets, 4 Shovels, a Beach and a Map approach to thinking about financial security.
• Find out how you can apply these principles to your own business.
 

Speakers
avatar for Steve Mayer

Steve Mayer

CPA, Founder & Managing Partner, SD Mayer & Associates, SD Mayer & Associates LLP
Stephen D. Mayer was born in San Francisco in 1954, attended Riordan and then U.C. Berkeley. He is currently the founder and managing partner of SD Mayer & Associates, located in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district. Steve recently published three books: The Toughest... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 4 Level 1

1:30pm

How to Find, Enroll & Retain Ideal Clients, Earn What You’re Worth and Close More Deals, Even Faster
In the Millionaire Sales Mastery presentation, you will discover, 7 steps to create even greater wealth and success in your business.  Uncover the secrets, the science, the system and the skills for creating a 7-figure income. This class is a MUST for entrepreneurs, & small to medium size business owners who want to: up-level their business, build a winning sales process, create processes and systems to find, enroll and retain dream clients, close more deals even faster and achieve an MBA – Millionaire Bank Account

Speakers


Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 7 Level 3

1:30pm

How to Legally Structure Your Business for Success
After attending this workshop, you will know the 3 key legal steps to structuring your business for success! DeAnn Chase is a recognized Business Attorney in Southern California and a Strategic Business Growth Expert. DeAnn has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners counseling them on key legal structures to avoid costly mistakes and lawsuits. In this comprehensive seminar, you will learn the Power of a Proper Legal Structure, How to Create and Protect Your Brand, and Hidden Threats in Your Business – Business Partners, Customers and Employees.

Speakers
avatar for DeAnn Chase

DeAnn Chase

President, Chase Law Group



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 6 Level 3

1:30pm

Modern Day Mining Is Here! - Presented By: Cryptopreneur, Inc.
Learn how to capitalize in the lucrative industry of crypto-currency mining with Cryptopreneur. We remove the complexity of crypto-currency mining by providing a turn key solution with our propriety software, hardware, and state-of-the-art green powered mining facilities. Crypto-currency mining vs. Brick and mortal businesses.

Intended Audience
CEO, President, CFO        

Key Takeaways
Learn how to make money mining Bitcoin!
Learn the difference between crypto-currency mining vs. traditional brick and mortal businesses.
Learn all about mining, Bitcoin and the future of crypto-currencies.        

Speakers
avatar for Bo	Bhayani

Bo Bhayani

CEO, Cryptopreneur, Inc.
Bo Bhayani is a CEO and founder of Cryptopreneur, Inc. Received a Bachelor of computer engineering from MIT and also launched many successful ventures in which won first place at CES 2018 for best technology innovation. An early adopter and advocate of crypto-currencies.



Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 5 Level 2

1:30pm

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 →


Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Main Stage Level B

2:30pm

Speed Networking Session 5
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. 


Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speed Networking Level 3

2:30pm

App Efficiency and Profitability for Your Small Business - Presented By: Xero
Xero and ProAdvisor CPA partner together as an accounting and business advisory platform to enable small business success. Come hear from expert advisors at ProAdvisor CPA about the benefits of cloud-based accounting and how designing a proper tech stack for your small business can increase profitability and remove owner burnout.  

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avatar for Rebecca A. Casarez

Rebecca A. Casarez

CPA, Xero
Rebecca Casarez is the co-founder and managing partner of ProAdvisor CPA, a virtual CPA firm that offers advisory services in accounting, taxes, and technology (apps) to startups and small businesses nationwide. Rebecca is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Bachelors... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 3 Level 1

2:30pm

Business Financial Fundamentals 101: For Small Business and Entrepreneurs - Presented By: TLJ Professional Services
ATTENTION ALL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS AND ENTREPRENEURS. This workshop is a can’t miss to get the tea on the do’s and don’ts in business finances. Best Practices every Small Business Owner and Entrepreneur needs to know, from business structure to business taxes. Come get the information you need to get your business started on the right financial path to success!

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avatar for Tracy L. Tate Jones

Tracy L. Tate Jones

CEO, TLJ Professional Services
Tracy L. Tate Jones, a mother, grandmother and CEO, is a native of SF’s Bayview District. She received her education at Lowell High, AA Degree from Heald Business College, BA & MBA in Business with emphasis in Accounting & Public Administration from University of Phoenix and Master’s... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 1 Level B

2:30pm

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. 

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Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 4 Level 1

2:30pm

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!



Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 2 Level B

2:30pm

How to Find, Fund & Flip Houses in Your Area for Big Profits!
One paragraph, example: This workshop will teach you the ‘4M’ system that is utilized by international business leaders, speakers, and authors to generate sustainable passive income streams. This will encompass four separate modules: money, mind-set, manifest, and mastermind. The first describes passive income vehicles, proven in Singh’s time as an investor, international speaker, and book author, whilst the second will cover the mind-set required to think like a wildly successful investor. In the third module you will learn seven of his top tips for manifesting everything you desire. Then finish with knowing how to leverage expert networks in order to become one. 

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Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 7 Level 3

2:30pm

SpotOn Workshop & Seminar
SpotOn is the smartest payment processing solution for small businesses. We empower our merchants by combining payment processing with easy-to-use customer engagement tools, all in one platform. We’re focused on helping our merchants create meaningful relationships with their customers, saving them time and money with an experience that exceeds expectations.

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Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 5 Level 2

2:30pm

The Missing Piece - How to Monetize Your Mindset For Even Bigger Profits
This workshop will unlock the secrets of how many of the world’s top international business leaders, speakers, and authors have gone from stuck to unstoppable simply by learning how to consistently master the potential of their mindset. You will leave with real strategies for transforming your own “worst enemy” into your secret recipe for even more success.The GRIT system will give you the tools to turn your big hits into your big wins and help you to achieve even more influence, impact and income in every aspect of your life. This workshop helps you learn how to accelerate your progress and consistently perform at your highest level so that you can gain new clarity and stay out of your own way and go on to unleash significantly higher profits and a life that you love.

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avatar for Meridith Alexander

Meridith Alexander

Bestselling Author and elite business coach Meridith Alexander specializes in training professionals and entrepreneurs in high pressure environments to increase their influence, income and impact even in the midst of great challenge and change so that they can reach unparalleled levels... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 6 Level 3

2:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Book Writing Master Class - 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!

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avatar for Brian Nieves, Internationally Renowned Author & Speaker

Brian Nieves, Internationally Renowned Author & Speaker

Key Note for corporate events. Brian calls upon his twelve years in the legislature and his book "The Dirty Dozen" to deliver hard hitting yet humorous sessions tailored to specific events and attendees. Brians sessions focus on developing principle based, character driven leadership... Read More →


Thursday August 22, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Main Stage Level B

3:30pm

Business Breakthrough Specialist
The WILL Business Breakthrough Mastery will step you to unblock, unlock, and unleash the indomitable spirit where you can apply the principles for positioning your service and significance into successes and make major breakthroughs. Gain Insights on how to eliminate self-sabotage and turn your challenges into opportunities of a lifetime. How to gain clarity on your purpose, persist rather than resist, answer the call to adventure, explore possibilities, and learn how to persist and preserve like a NINJA to achieve the results you want.

Project Management Mastery (PMM)

Learn how to expertly run any size projects by gaining skills that is niche proof, can be applied to any industry, is worldly known, and it can be applied to business as well as your personal life. Get exponential results and make major breakthroughs throughout the journey where knowledge makes growth possible and you can deliver results time and time again by applying the tools, techniques, processes, and systems.


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Thursday August 22, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 2 Level B

3:30pm

How to Build, Market & Sell-out Amazing Retreats with Maximum Profit & Minimum Risk
Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business-related topics led by industry experts.

Speakers
avatar for Gini Trask

Gini 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 →



Thursday August 22, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 6 Level 3

3:30pm

Learn Podcast Brand Building with Influence & Authority
Are you one of those hidden gems? An expert with deep knowledge, ability and drive to help millions, but are frustrated by how hard it is to be seen, heard, and found? Get the Brandcasting formula to broadcast and market your brand so that it builds influence, digital authority, generates valuable content, and draws in a qualified audience that binges on your every word and is eager to buy your products and services.

  • Learn about the market authority gatekeepers and how to get them on your side
  • Understand the content strategies that powers marketing today
  • Find out how to digitally market and get more without doing more

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Thursday August 22, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 7 Level 3

3:30pm

Beer & Biz Happy Hour
Enjoy complimentary beer during our Exclusive Happy Hour from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM on the Exhibitor Floor (directly before our Final Main Stage Presentation). For our VIP Attendees (Gold, Platinum, Titanium & 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.


Thursday August 22, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Located on the 1st Floor

4:30pm

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


Thursday August 22, 2019 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Stage Level B
 

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