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Wednesday, February 6
 

9:00am

VIP Breakfast Sponsored By: Powerteam International
Join us in kicking off Small Business Expo! Network with Small Business Expo exhibitors & attendees and hear from speakers who provide resources for small business owners. A continental breakfast including refreshments and breakfast treats will be served. The breakfast begins promptly at 9am and is first come first serve. As the breakfast concludes, Small Business Expo will be opening its doors.

Wednesday February 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hall A

10:00am

ABC's Hit Show "Shark Tank" Open Casting Call Begins
If you’re an entrepreneur, small business owner or an inventor with a great idea you don't want to miss the chance to audition for ABC's hit show SHARK TANK at Small Business Expo 2019 - Dallas.  Please arrive between 9am-11am to receive a wristband.  You will also need to fill out an application with Shark Tank, further details to come.

For more information please click here: http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/shark-tank/


Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hall A

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!


Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:00am - 5:30pm
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hall A

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.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Speed Networking

10:30am

27 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online
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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

10:30am

Build your Automagic® Digital Escape Plan for Passive Income & Freedom
Creating massive passive income takes huge ACTIVE DECISION MAKING AND ACTION.  Learn how this one guy had suffered enough in the cubicle of the corporate American dream that he finally did something about it.  Learn how he escaped, by combining marketing automation, systems automation and multi-level marketing. Steve will walk you through what he did to go from trapped to living in a 5 star tropical resort, doing the work he loves and spreading new ways to live a healthy and wealthy lifestyle to thousands of people globally.


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Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

10:30am

Ultimate Achievement System
CAUTION! Be careful what you wish for! Our proven formula is guaranteed to to turn ANY GOAL into an ACHIEVEMENT. It works every time. Learn the Ultimate Achievement System in five, easy to remember steps. This system has been distilled from over 35 years of entrepreneurial study and practical experience.

Speakers
DM

David Muller

Lifestyle Specialist, Promises2Keep
David and Alisa have been full-time serial entrepreneurs for over 35 years. They have studied with the likes of John C Maxwell, Bill Walsh, Ronnie Doss, Michael Silvers and Darren Hardy. David & Alisa have been featured in "Success From Home" Magazine twice and in the book, "Go For... Read More →
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Alisa Muller

Promises2Keep



Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

10:45am

MAIN STAGE: VIP Expert Panel
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!

Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:45am - 11:15am
Main Stage

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.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Speed Networking

11:30am

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, Kevin Alft will teach which of over 350 strategies 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 increasing 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!

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Alft

Kevin Alft

CEO, ActionCOACH of Texas
International award-winning strategic business advisor, business exit strategist and global speaker Kevin Alft has been ranked Top 5 in the world consistently for more than a decade.  He has served on the Boards of 20 businesses in 7 countries and is a 6th generation entrepreneur... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 7 (Venue Room 307) Located on Level 3

11:30am

Advertising Online - How To Buy Likes, Tweets, Clicks and More - 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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 1 (Venue Room 301) Located on Level 3

11:30am

Coach and Grow Rich - Presented By: Professional Life Coaches of America
How I Quit my Job and Doubled my Income from $175k to $375k in Under 24 Months – and, I found that I could work with people I liked and have A LOT more fun and free time – and You Can Too!

  • How to make big money from the experience and abilities you already have
  • Why you’re qualified to help others to win at life
  • Discover freedom for yourself, take three to four vacations a year, and spend time with the people you love
  • Build a business that is fun and in demand
  • Create a legacy that will last for generations

Speakers
avatar for Scott Shane Holt

Scott Shane Holt

Professional Life Coaches of America
Scott expertly guides aspiring and experienced coaches through the process of starting and scaling lucrative businesses that provide more income, security and freedom. This allows them to pursue their highest purpose in life.  Coaches often face three “sucky” challenges when... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 8 (Venue Room 308) Located on Level 3

11:30am

Franchising - How To Find The Right Franchise - Presented By: The Franchise Consulting Company
Well known Franchise Expert Seth Lederman will share his 20 years of experience in finding and investigating the right franchise options.  How do you figure out what kind of money you can make?  What are the legal pitfalls to be careful of?  The definitive guide to learning about a franchise.  Every attendee will receive a free copy of The Franchise MBA, the #1 bestseller in the USA. 

Speakers
avatar for Seth Lederman

Seth Lederman

Senior Franchise Consultant, The Franchise Consulting Company
Seth, a Franchise Acquisition and Development Specialist, is a multi-faceted entrepreneur with 26 years of experience in small business success, including ownership and sale of his own business enterprises. His past experience includes business coaching and consulting to businesses... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 6 (Venue Room 306) Located on Level 3

11:30am

How to Build Your Business by Building Your Social Brand
When you attend this workshop  you will learn the key drivers necessary to utilize Instagram marketing for your business. This session is great if you are just getting started on Instagram or if you are a seasoned expert. You will also learn about Powerteam's latest global group of socially conscious entrepreneurs and how you can leverage that group to create even more success. The pace is great and the speaker is awesome as she has well over 50,000 followers and has been hired by some of the biggest companies in the world to help as a social media influencer.

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Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

11:30am

How to Get More Leads & Sales Using Radio, Print & Social Media
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!

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Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

11:30am

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



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

11:30am

How To Make Your Business Bankable - Presented By: American Business TV
Join us as business finance executives, Yusef Muhammad, and Erv Hughes conduct their workshop on, “How To Make Your Business Bankable.” This “straight talk” session will show you step-by-step instructions on how 1,000’s of business owners are already accessing $1,000,000’s in business capital and credit even if you’ve been previously declined for financing!  Learn how to attract capital and credit even if you’re a startup business or growing company that’s looking for financing for working capital to finance a contract, purchase a business, buy commercial real estate, equipment, or inventory.

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 →
avatar for Ervin Hughes

Ervin Hughes

American Business TV
Mr. Hughes is an award-winning, commercial finance and business consultant. He co-hosted the Small Business Today Show on the Wall Street Radio Network. He is a former commercial banker with more than 25 years of successful experience he has served more than 4,000 small businesses... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 9 (Venue Room 309) Located on Level 3

11:30am

Managing Credit for Business Success - Presented By: Wells Fargo
This presentation focuses on the credit and financing needs of businesses like yours. We’ll cover how credit and lending work, explore the possibilities of credit financing during each stage of the credit lifecycle, and show you how to make the most of your credit opportunities – both traditional and nontraditional.

Speakers
avatar for Karah Edwards

Karah Edwards

Retail & Small Business Credit Consultant, Wells Fargo
Karah Edwards is a Retail & Small Business Consultant supporting the DFW East Region.  She supports Region Bank President, Scott Wallace and five district managers, with 60 locations, including Texarkana. Karah joined Wells Fargo in 2005, as a part time teller in College Station... Read More →
avatar for Amanda McCloskey

Amanda McCloskey

Branch Manager, Wells Fargo
Amanda is currently a Branch Manager in Red Oak, TX located just South of Dallas.  Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Amanda earned both her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Stephen F. Austin State University.  She also served as an Instructor for the University.Amanda started... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Workshop Room 5 (Venue Room 305) Located on Level 3

11:30am

MAIN STAGE: Shark Bait! Meet a Panel of Shark Tank Success Stories
Learn from entrepreneurs who have successfully fished funding from the Sharks on ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank*.

*This event is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Shark Tank television show and any of its owners including and without limitation ABC Networks, Sony Pictures Television, and Mark Burnett Productions or any of their series, subsidiaries, divisions or affiliates.


Speakers
avatar for Amanda Kuclo

Amanda Kuclo

Co- Founder and CEO, bootyqueen apparel
Amanda Kuclo is the Co- Founder and CEO of bootyqueen apparel. She started her career in fitness by sweeping the competition stage by storm earning 26 first place finishes with 10 IFBB Professional wins.Amanda preaches the importance of self love, becoming fearless and the benefits... Read More →
avatar for Steve Kuclo

Steve Kuclo

co-founder, bootyqueen apparel
Steve Kuclo is a Top 10 IFBB PRO bodybuilder in the world and co-founder of bootyqueen apparel. Steve also run his production company where Amanda and him promote the NPC Kuclo Classic Bodybuilding Championships here in Dallas, TX. Steve inspires throughout the world pursuing his... Read More →
avatar for Swapnil Bora

Swapnil Bora

Founder & CTO, Ilumi Solutions
Swapnil is the Founder & CTO of ilumi solutions, inc., an Internet of Things company based out of Dallas, TX that is proficient in Bluetooth mesh networking and Smart Lighting. He holds 20 patents under his belt and has published research papers in national and international conferences... Read More →
avatar for Chris Gronkowski

Chris Gronkowski

CEO, Ice Shaker
Former NFL player turned Entrepreneur, Chris is the owner of two successful business including Ice Shaker that was featured on ABC's Shark Tank and invested in by Mark Cuban and Alex Rodriguez.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 11:30am - 12:20pm
Main Stage

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.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Speed Networking

12:30pm

Career Transition Made Simple
Everyone experiences transitions professionally as their careers evolve. Sometimes they are planned changes and sometimes they are not. Take control of your professional development and growth by understanding all of the elements needed to prepare yourself to make changes. No matter what kind of transition you want to make, we can help. Understand the importance of self-assessment; know who you are and what you do best. Clearly and powerfully communicate that so that it is clear why you are the best person to hire or work with. Finally, prepare a plan for success you define so that you can be the best possible version of yourself!

Speakers
avatar for Kim DeCoste

Kim DeCoste

President, DeCoste & Associates, LLC



Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

Digital Marketing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots - Presented By: Impiger Technologies
Customer Profiling, Customer segmentation, customer acquisition, attribution, automation, analytics AI, ML & Chatbot. There is no shortage of marketing buzzwords with short-term industry hype. Fast-forward five years, and it’s evident that AI and its related technologies will run parallel to nearly all marketing tactics in the future. AI and Machine Learning have started shaping the digital marketing industry. As a digital marketer, you need to understand whether it’s automatic selection of an ad copy or dynamic price optimization, Artificial Intelligence has the power to do it all. Identify your most pressing needs and AI can do the rest for you.

Speakers
avatar for Ritwik Bose

Ritwik Bose

Sr. Director – Technical Consulting, Impiger Technologies, Inc.
Ritwik Bose has been a vital part of the Impiger Team since 2011 and is changing the way presales functions in the organization. He brings with him over 16 years of expertise in Business Development, PreSales, Marketing, Research, Strategy, and Account Management and never gets tired... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 1 (Venue Room 301) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

Earn 5-6 Figures in One Hour 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.



Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

Get Seen and Be Known Online! - Presented By: DG Studios LLC
Emmett’s suggestion: “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:
1. Marketing isn’t as complicated as you may have been led to believe.
2. Learn the basics of how to take the effort out of attracting your desired customers.
3. 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.
4. If you think you can’t afford marketing, that means you NEED marketing more than ever.
5. 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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6 (Venue Room 306) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

How to Create Even More Success Through Building a Local Mastermind
At this amazing workshop you will learn how to team up with Powerteam and build your very own local mastermind in the local marketplace. If you enjoy working with people and elevating your business this workshop is a must attend! You will also discover about the power of building high level relationships with entrepreneurial super stars as a great way to scale and build your business.

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Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

Learn How To Get To The Top Of Google And Dominate On Social Media - The Hilton Way - Presented By: Hilton Institute
Shane Hackett, Chairman of Market Leverage, an Inc. 100 and Fortune 5000 digital marketing firm will teach you how to increase your online sales.  Shane is a renowned direct marketing expert with 25 years of media and marketing experience.  Shane has been instrumental in building multiple broadcast, technology, marketing, and training companies.

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Shane Hackett

Chief Marketing Officer, Hilton Institute



Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5 (Venue Room 305) Located on Level 3

12:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Create Lifetime Cashflow Buying Apartments Using OPM (Other People’s Money)
5 Profit Pillars to Legacy Wealth
  • The Secret to Raising Private Money
  • The Secret Language of Apartments
  • The Secret of Analyzing Phat Deals
  •  The Secret to Apartment Deal Flow
  •  The Secret of Operating for Profits


Speakers
avatar for Corey Peterson

Corey Peterson

The Kahuna, Kahuna Wealth Builders


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Main Stage

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.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Speed Networking

1:30pm

Be Prepared for Anything - Presented By: AT&T
What every business needs to enhance their security, productivity and communication.

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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 1 (Venue Room 301) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

Copyrights and Trademarks - Why Your Most Important Assets Are Intangible - Presented By: Maddrey PLLC
As business owners, we often think in terms of equipment, money, land and other "real" assets as comprising the bulk of our businesses. But it is the intangible assets, and copyrights and trademarks in particular, that can give you a competitive edge in your industry, and increase your bargaining power in every contract. In this seminar taught by Intellectual Property and Startup Attorney Thomas Maddrey, you will learn how to obtain and register your IP, protect it moving forward, and leverage it to enhance your business. 

Speakers
avatar for Thomas Maddrey

Thomas Maddrey

Maddrey PLLC
Thomas Maddrey is the founding partner and lead attorney for Maddrey PLLC. Prior to attending law school at the SMU Dedman School of Law, Thomas was a commercial photographer, entrepreneur, and gallery owner. After launching Maddrey PLLC in 2015, Thomas opened his doors to Creatives... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 6 (Venue Room 306) Located on Level 3

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

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Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

How to Get More Customers and Build Your Email List Using Facebook™ Ads: A Step By StepWalk-Through
Learn how to get more customers on Facebook™ using lead form ads. From identifying your ideal customer to creating an irresistible offer, to setting up a lead form ad in Ads manager step by step, this workshop will have you ready to explore a new way of generating leads for your business and growing your email list. No website necessary. No previous advertising experience necessary. Just bring something to take notes on, and an attitude to learn. You can literally take this information and start testing out some lead ads the same day. Taught by 8sixty8 CEO Shauna Martin

Speakers
avatar for Shauna Martin

Shauna Martin

8sixty8 Consulting
Shauna is a Software Developer turned Tech-Obsessed Marketer with her own Business Consulting Firm. As a self-proclaimed " Ms. Make It Happen™ " and polymath she marries technology, marketing, and creative thinking to create custom solutions and configurations that help her and... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 9 (Venue Room 309) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

How to Overcome Your Biggest Challenges and Live Your Greatest Life Ever
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!

Speakers
avatar for Merri-jo Hillaker

Merri-jo Hillaker

CEO, Global Mindset Mastery



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

Secrets of a Millionaire: Raising Capital Made Easy - Presented By: The Boardroom
Charles Horton, co-founder of angel investment group, The Boardroom, shares the secrets to which entrepreneurs get capital and which don’t - and why.  Learn the cheapest steps to raising capital and what it takes to get an angel investor to invest in your business.   Bonus Discussion: Which investments are hot right now, and which are just not 

Speakers
avatar for Charles Horton

Charles Horton

The Boardroom
Charles has become an excellent public speaker and teacher of goal setting and finance. He conducts seminars around the country and shares his philosophy with seminar attendees. "It's what makes me the happiest. I love helping others," says Horton. Among his other prestigious titles... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 5 (Venue Room 305) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

The Power of Personal Image & Lifestyle within your Business
This workshop will teach you how to leverage the power of your personal image for even more success in your business and all aspects of your life. What does your personal image convey about you and are you sending the right message? People tend to treat you how they perceive you. You’ll discover your own personal image and maximize it to its greatest potential. Character, Communication, Body Language and Posture, Voice Tone, Confidence, Attitude, Clothing, Skin and Hair, are key to how people view you and how they treat you. Being aware of your image is important if you want to be treated professionally, with respect. When you feel great and look your best, you exude confidence and the possibilities are endless. People are drawn to your energy and that’s when the magic occurs. Door’ start to open, opportunities arise, and ALL areas of your life are impacted. Be the BEST YOU and start winning in your business.





Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

There’s a Better Way to Run a Business - Presented By: Cohesion Business
The most common problems that small businesses face are some of the simplest to correct. When it comes to these issues, choosing the right solution can be the difference between great success and instant failure. This session will discuss the most common issues we see and why the most common “solution” can be the wrong one for your business.

Key takeaways

1. Your business advisors directly affect the direction and success of your business
2. Employee Health Insurance isn’t just Blue Cross and United Healthcare
3. Managing your federal income taxes, not letting them manage you
4. Does business structure matter or is an LLC the golden bullet?
5. Bookkeeping is not meant to be done by a “bookkeeper”
6. Scalability and managing access to capital


Speakers
avatar for Cory Freeman

Cory Freeman

Partner, Cohesion Business
Cory freeman is a Certified Financial Planner™️. Cory has spent the past 20 years working closely with tax professionals and financial advisors to help them grow and mange their businesses. With a proven track record of helping build businesses large and small. Cory has raised... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 7 (Venue Room 307) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

Train in the Art of Cybersecurity Kung Fu! - Presented By: PlanetMagpie
One wrong click and ransomware could cripple your entire business.  Phishing emails mimic banking emails so well they fool banks.  Shadow IT invites cybercriminals into your network without passing through security.  Hackers launch attacks 24/7 from all over the world.  Your company doesn’t stand a chance!  Or does it?  Defend your company’s IT against cyberattack by learning Cybersecurity Kung Fu for Today’s Computer User!  In this engaging workshop, you’ll learn PlanetMagpie’s 8 'master-level' Cyber Fu techniques to protect your company against malware, phishing, ransomware, theft, and more!  (Preview this training for a possible presentation to your company’s staff!) 

Speakers
avatar for Robert Douglas

Robert Douglas

PlanetMagpie
Robert Douglas is the owner & President of PlanetMagpie IT Consulting in Silicon Valley & Dallas-Fort Worth. He's worked in the IT industry for 30+ years, consulting on everything from application development to network infrastructure and cybersecurity. A respected IT expert, Robert... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 8 (Venue Room 308) Located on Level 3

1:30pm

Main Stage: Amazing Resources to Take Your Business to the Next Level - Presented By: Wells Fargo
“Wells Fargo Works represents our commitment to small business. By delivering a wide range of products, resources, and tools across four key areas of need – growth, knowledge, capital, and community – we help businesses take steps to reach their goals.”

Wells Fargo Works is a simple way to describe the people, programs, tools, and resources that are part of Wells Fargo’s broad commitment to support business owners. Our goal is to help you build knowledge, get access to capital, and expand your community of support. Educational seminars like this one that we bring to our local communities are part of that commitment, as are the thousands of Wells Fargo bankers serving customers through 5,800 locations nationwide.

Intended Audience
New and existing business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs

Key Takeaways
Learn about the wide range of products, resources, and tools available to help businesses take steps to reach their goals

Speakers
avatar for Val Jones

Val Jones

Small Business Leader Texas Region, Wells Fargo
Val Jones runs the Small Business segment strategy for the Texas region. As an 18 year banking veteran, Jones has focused her time and energy on providing information, resources and tools to help small business owners feel empowered and knowledgeable about their finances. Jones has... Read More →
avatar for Lilly Magallanes

Lilly Magallanes

VP of Small Business Lending, Wells Fargo
Lilly Magallanes is VP of Small Business Lending at Wells Fargo, a role she has had since July 2012. She  joined Wells Fargo in 2002 as a Branch Manager in Lubbock Texas. Magallanes has more than 22 years of banking experience leading change and innovation. With her wide range of... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Main Stage

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.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speed Networking

2:30pm

Get Unstuck Now: How to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Get Results 10X Faster
Every day, your desires, your beliefs, and your drive PULL you toward your goals. But just when you start to make progress… Your mind PUSHES you back! Join bestselling author Noah St. John as he reveals his proven formula to add multiple 6 or 7-figures without stress, hassle or overwhelm. If you’re tired of trading “hours for dollars” and not having the financial freedom you’re working so hard for, attend this workshop because you’ll discover...

  • The only 2 things you need to create a multiple 6 or 7-figure Freedom Lifestyle business
  • How to avoid the #1 frustration of entrepreneurs
  • How Noah’s clients are growing their business 200% to 1,500% while working LESS
  • How to turn “too much information” into lasting TRANSFORMATION... and much more!



Speakers
avatar for Noah St. John

Noah St. John

Owner, SuccessClinic.com
NOAH ST. JOHN helps people make money: Since 1997, he’s helped his coaching clients add more than $2 Billion (with a B) dollars in sales.He is the only author in history to have works published by Hay House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Mindvalley, Nightingale-Conant, and the Chicken Soup... Read More →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

2:30pm

How to Get More Leads & Sales Using Radio, Print & Social Media
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


Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

2:30pm

The Mindset of a Viral Marketer: How To Get Millions Of Views Without Breaking The Bank
How do you breakthrough the noise and nonsense of the internet? It not only takes the right mindset, but the best strategies. In this talk, Mark Yuzuik and Jon Youshaei will bring you the best of both worlds. After all, going viral isn’t magic. It’s a process. There’s never been a better time to learn that process as social media influencers continue to replace traditional media. Come learn the secret sauce from two of the industry’s most trusted experts so you too can get millions of views across your social media profiles regardless of what product or service you’re selling.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Silvers

Michael Silvers

Lead Trainer And Director of Coaching, Powerteam



Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

2:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Seven Steps to Write Your Book, Become a Speaker and Grow Rich!
In Brian's Session You Will Learn:
  • 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 You using Your Own Book is so Effective!

Speakers

Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Main Stage

3:30pm

27 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online
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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2 (Venue Room 302) Located on Level 3

3:30pm

Advanced Social Media “Hacks” & Tips to Dominate Your Industry
When you attend this amazing workshops with one of the world's top underground internet marketer, you will be blown away with his tips on Facebook marketing. You will discover how to find your ideal prospects and customers on all social channels. In addition you will learn for online & offline that you must begin to use social media ads to survive & thrive. One section of the talk is on the exact way you must use video in your business & how to stand out right now in your market. A special bonus will be on how to generate organic leads & sales from your personal profile.

Speakers


Wednesday February 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 3 (Venue Room 303) Located on Level 3

3:30pm

How to Create Consistent Cash Flow & Increase Profits in Your Business
This program will teach you the top business tactics used by world-leading entrepreneurs and business leaders that will increase your revenues, decrease your expenses, and optimize your business to prevent burnout.

You will learn how to:
• Create a system to automate your business
• Identify your key performance metrics and how to optimize them to earn even more now
• Learn creative ways to find new financing for your business
• Use the laws and rules of money to your benefit
• Expand your business to increase profits

Speakers
avatar for Alex Pomelnikov

Alex Pomelnikov

Co Founder, Worldpreneur



Wednesday February 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4 (Venue Room 304) Located on Level 3

3:30pm

Main Stage: Get Seen and Be Known Online! - Presented By: DG Studios LLC
Emmett’s suggestion: “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:
1. Marketing isn’t as complicated as you may have been led to believe.
2. Learn the basics of how to take the effort out of attracting your desired customers.
3. 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.
4. If you think you can’t afford marketing, that means you NEED marketing more than ever.
5. 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 →



Wednesday February 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Main Stage

3:30pm

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.



Wednesday February 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hall A

4:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Success Dynamics - How to Create Exponential Business Growth Through Innovation Public Speaking & Internet Marketing
  • How to Launch & Build a Successful Business
  •  How to Exponentially Increase Leads Everyday
  •  Innovative Ways to Market your Business
  •  Go from Busy to Wildly Productive
  • How to Monetize your Greatest Passion


Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Stage