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Wednesday, January 18
 

8:00am

Small Business Expo VIP Entrepreneur Welcome Breakfast
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 8am and is first come first serve. As the breakfast concludes, Small Business Expo will be opening its doors. 


Wednesday January 18, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Dallas Convention Center

9:00am

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 2017 - 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.

Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

9:00am

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Exhibitor Hall Opens
Tag a SmallBiz Selfie with your colleagues by taking a picture of your group at the entrance to the Expo and posting to your social media with hashtag #smallbizexpo.


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

9:30am

Speed Networking Session 1
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

9:30am

24 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online.
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to sell your product and services online. You will learn specifically what it takes to build a website that generates more leads and sales. In addition during this session you will also learn some critical drivers to create residual income by selling some of your own intellectual property over the Internet.  

Speakers
AW

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 2

9:30am

How Much Would You Give Me For My Business?
Real Business- real life stories exploring the planning issues faced by many business owners
  • Is my business capable of continuing its success in the event of my or my partner’s untimely death or disability?
  • Have I taken the necessary steps to minimize my tax burden?
  • What is the plan for my business when I retire?

Business valuation- help find the true value of what your business is worth

  • Has your business changed in value since you last did your planning?
  • What are the different ways to value a business?
  • When do you need to know what your business is worth?

Sellability score- what you should be doing to potentially increase the value of your business

  • Learn the 8 key value drivers of your business
  • Are you doing something that could possibly be hindering the value of your business from growing?



Speakers
PT

Patrick Thuecks

Spectrum Financial Group


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 3

9:30am

How to Use Cause Based Marketing to Grow Your Business.
At this breakthrough workshop you will learn about an amazing
platform that makes it super simple for your business to be positioned as
a socially conscious business. In addition you will learn about utilizing cause based marketing to increase your brand awareness and gross revenue for your company.  

Speakers
NT

Nicole Taylor

Powerteam International


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 1

9:30am

Page 1 of Google Search: How to Get There and Stay There
The digital marketing world is the wild west, and we’re going to help you learn how to tame it! Not only are we all living in a new digital economy, but getting found online is a moving target that literally changes by the hour. Let us show you how to:

•Make your website search-friendly
•Use content marketing to grow your business
•Rank in searches everywhere for multiple keywords
•Create a keyword strategy
•Leverage video as a marketing and ranking tool
•Generate a buzz by strategizing your social media posts
•Make all of your hard work more valuable than ever
•Push your competition off the front page with our 5-step process
•Become part of the rising tide that lifts all boats

Our workshop will end with a Q&A session with industry experts, so bring your burning questions! 

Speakers
avatar for Danny Davis

Danny Davis

Founder/President, Incline Media


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 4

9:30am

The World's Fastest Reveals How To Explode Profitability & Productivity.
Double your productivity in a single powerful and entertaining session with the world’s fastest reader as you discover how to:

·         Read faster to stay on top of mission critical information

·         Maximize comprehension of even complex material

·         Develop a laser sharp memory essential for success

·         Eliminate writer’s block and much, much more

Expect to be amazed as you unlock your innate ability to learn and use information faster and better for succeeding in your information driven-world.

Speakers
MW

Murry Whiteman

Howard Stephen Berg Learning Systems LLC


Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 5

9:30am

Write a Book, Transform Your Business; How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue
Dramatically Increase Your Sales And Have the Upper Hand On Your Competition
Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn:

How to ensure that this coming year will be the best ever for your business
How to enjoy the status of – THE TRUSTED AUTHORITY in your industry
The 8-Steps to becoming a Profitable Author
How to RAISE MONEY using Your Book as a Marketing Tool
ALSO – Just for attending - You will receive a FREE copy of our book - MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS -


This book will show you the newest, most cutting-edge techniques to quickly and easily catapult your income by a factor of 2x, 4x, even 10x.


Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 6

10:00am

CONSULTANTS Meeting // Get Dotted™
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area B

10:00am

RETAIL, ECOMMERCE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area A

10:00am

TECHNOLOGY Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area C

10:00am

MAIN STAGE: How to Network Like a Industry Rock Star
When you attend this breakthrough session you will learn how to go to any
event anytime anywhere and instantly connect with the most powerful people
in the room. In addition you will learn great tips on how to create great relationships
that turn into new business for your company. Our speaker is a master at communication
and influence. You will love his presentation!

Come & Learn How to:
Connect with Leaders
Speak with Confidence
Build instant Rapport
Instantly Create new Business

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater

10:30am

Resources to help you manage and grow your business
Starting a business, or considering starting one? Been in business for a while? Join us for the Resources to Help You Manage and Grow Your Business workshop to learn about free, educational resources found on the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business® website, designed to help you as business owners start, manage, and grow your businesses. WellsFargoWorks.com contains relevant and actionable information from business experts and fellow business owners on a variety of topics. From how to write a sound business plan to effective cash flow strategies and how to build and access credit, the website offers videos, articles, and other resources on topics of interest to business owners, many of which can point you to even more resources. It’s free, and you don’t need to be a customer to access the portal.

Speakers
LM

Lilly Magallanes

Wells Fargo
RS

Robert Schapira

Wells Fargo


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:00am
Workshop Room 3

10:30am

Speed Networking Session 2
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

10:30am

Come & Learn 8 Simple Steps to Sell and Get Paid Like a Rockstar.
A common trait in all champions is an unstoppable mindset.  Yet the road to the top is never without struggles and challenges. The true mark of a champion is maintaining that unstoppable mindset in the midst of a storm. Champions are driven by purpose and vision. Join America’s Breakthrough Expert and nationally renowned trainer, Joe White, as he leads you, step by step, though a powerful workshop to unleash your inner champion. After you attend this essential workshop, you will leave with the tools to break free from fears and doubts, connect even more with your passion and vision, develop laser focus, and achieve deeper fulfillment and productivity. In addition, Joe will show you how to take these skills and teach them to your team! These are the same skills that Joe trains top global leaders from companies like GE, Google, and Heineken.

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 2

10:30am

Find Your Voice: Communicate with Confidence
This workshop will help you think about the ways in which you already use communication effectively and those areas where you have room for growth. Gain tools to add to your communication tool kit. Learn to utilize these tools to build relationships and communicate your expertise. With specific recommendations and activities to help you practice, you will gain practical communication skills that will maximize your ability to sell your product, work with clients, and supervise employees.

Speakers
avatar for Shannon Scott

Shannon Scott

Chair, Professor, Texas Woman\'s University
I am a cognitive psychologist, fortunate enough to work at Texas Woman's University as the Chair and Professor in the Department of Psychology and Philosophy. I have expertise in the following areas: Communication (Verbal and Non-Verbal), Bias/Prejudice, Work/Life Balance, Memory, Attention, Mindfulness, and Goal Setting.


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 4

10:30am

How to buy Real Estate at 30% - 40% of the market Price.
At the James Banks session at the event, James will show you how to build your own business - how to find properties and other items worth buying, best practices for buying and selling, and how to maximize your profits for big gains. This 45 minute session will open your eyes to some amazing new ideas on unique & proven wealth strategies. 

Speakers
JB

Jim Banks

Powerteam International


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 1

10:30am

How to Find Sponsorships For Your Books, Products or Events.
What Sponsorship Is… And Why You Want Sponsors!
Why Sponsors Need YOU… Get Paid To Help Them Reach Their Business Goals.
Get your book, website, events, products and dreams sponsored… Finally be able to breathe knowing the bills are paid.
How to find the “right” person for your sponsorship… You won’t spend countless hours making sales calls.
 How to connect with the person writing the sponsor check!

Roberto has seen too many talented people panic and lose hard earned money only to scramble to find a day job because they didn’t know how to approach a sponsor to get funding for their great ideas. Don’t let this happen to you.


Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 5

10:30am

Write a Book, Transform Your Business; How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue
Dramatically Increase Your Sales And Have the Upper Hand On Your Competition
Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn:

How to ensure that this coming year will be the best ever for your business
How to enjoy the status of – THE TRUSTED AUTHORITY in your industry
The 8-Steps to becoming a Profitable Author
How to RAISE MONEY using Your Book as a Marketing Tool
ALSO – Just for attending - You will receive a FREE copy of our book - MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS -


This book will show you the newest, most cutting-edge techniques to quickly and easily catapult your income by a factor of 2x, 4x, even 10x.


Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 6

11:00am

ENTREPRENEUR, START-UP Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area C

11:00am

MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR & MEDIA Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area A

11:00am

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area B

11:30am

MAIN STAGE: Mass Media Marketing
Public Speaking 101
Internet Marketing Secrets
Social Entrepreneur Networks
Selling on Radio & Television

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater

12:00pm

CREATIVE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meeting Area A

12:00pm

FINANCE, INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meeting Area B

12:00pm

GOVERNMENT, NON-PROFIT, EDUCATION Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meeting Area C

12:30pm

Speed Networking Session 3
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

12:30pm

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

Ramon Ray

Publisher, Smart Hustle Magazine


Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4

12:30pm

How to Buy Assets at 20%-40% on the dollar price and make big Money!
Newcomers- investors will learn how to earn predictable, certain and secure interest rates of up to 16% up to 18%, up to 24% interest with checks coming directly from the government. Many consider Ted Thomas America’s Tax Lien Certificate and Tax Defaulted Authority. Ted ill reveal how you ca buy these certificates in person at auctions and online. In addition, Ted will teach you how to buy tax defaulted property for 10 and 20 cents on the dollar, starting bids. Again, this process can be accomplished in many states online.
This system Ted will teach has been available for over 200 years. Bankers, attorneys and brokers would prefer you didn’t know about it. This is not, repeat, this is not a get rich quick scheme. Ted has been teaching this process for more than 20 years. To be completely transparent, he will not make you a millionaire in 6 months, however, he’ll teach you a safe and secure way to earn a 6 figure income and he will show you case histories of people doing exactly that. 
In Ted’s opinion, this is a perfect investment for your IRA or pension plan and Ted will show you examples of IRA investors earning and deferring taxes on $125,000 profits. Bring your spouse, you’ll both be astonished. 

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5

12:30pm

Write a Book, Transform Your Business; How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue
Dramatically Increase Your Sales And Have the Upper Hand On Your Competition
Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn:

How to ensure that this coming year will be the best ever for your business
How to enjoy the status of – THE TRUSTED AUTHORITY in your industry
The 8-Steps to becoming a Profitable Author
How to RAISE MONEY using Your Book as a Marketing Tool
ALSO – Just for attending - You will receive a FREE copy of our book - MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS -


This book will show you the newest, most cutting-edge techniques to quickly and easily catapult your income by a factor of 2x, 4x, even 10x.


Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6

12:30pm

Generate more leads and sales with Facebook Ads
7 Proven Facebook Ad Campaigns. Stop burning money and start generating leads and sales on demand.

BONUS 1: Highest converting lead magnets chart.
BONUS 2: Best lead generations tools and resources guide.

Speakers
avatar for Petya Edwards - DWE

Petya Edwards - DWE

Sales and Marketing Strategist, Dallas Women Entrepreneurs
I have a passion for helping women entrepreneurs start and grow a successful business.


Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Workshop Room 3

12:30pm

How to Earn 6 Figures per Year as a Public Speaker.
 Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Our guest speaker 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 January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Workshop Room 1

12:30pm

The 7 Secrets Every Woman MUST MASTER to MAKE MILLIONS
In this workshop, you will FINALLY learn the secrets to getting more time, more money and more freedom to enjoy life to its fullest.  Whether you are a busy mom, a businesswoman or simply a woman on a mission to achieve greatness, then this is a workshop that you can’t afford to miss. 

Pasha built a multi-million dollar business from home with four kids and a packed schedule and now she will share with you how you can have radical success in record time.

In this workshop Pasha will teach you…

…the #1 secret that Wealthy Women possess
…the secrets to building a million-dollar brand on a budget
.. how to set your business up so that your income is passive
…how to get productive hours back with time-saving tips
…how to turn your passion into massive profit
…how create a powerful leadership circle
and MUCH MORE

Speakers
PC

Pasha Carter

PowerTeam


Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Workshop Room 2

1:00pm

CONSULTANTS Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area A

1:00pm

RETAIL, ECOMMERCE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area C

1:00pm

TECHNOLOGY Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area B

1:15pm

Speed Networking Session 4
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

1:30pm

Learn How to Build Six to Seven Figure Business Online in 24 Months
At this session you will learn how to launch and build a successful online business from a wildly successful entrepreneur that travels the world helping and coaching entrepreneurs about the law of success. 


Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 1

1:30pm

Networking Tips to Grow Your Business
Discover what to do before during, and after your next networking event
• How to become a networking pro quickly!
• How to decrease your advertising expense by thousands of dollars by applying strategic networking tips
• How to avoid the biggest mistakes that people make when they go networking and why they never generate sales
•Learn valuable tips created by the executives of the largest networking organization in the U.S!

Speakers
EZ

Elias Zepeda

Network After Work


Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 4

1:30pm

NONSTOP Cashflow: 10 Simple Steps to Passive Income.
In this workshop you will learn a Step-By-Step Approach to creating the LIFESTYLE of most people’s dreams…NONSTOP Cashflow!
You’ll learn how to pick the right business to go into.
You’ll learn how to customize your business activities into your current schedule.
You’ll learn the best way to market your business.
You’ll learn the POWER of Passive Residual Income versus Linear Income.
And you’ll learn how to take this information and BLESS other people that you love.
And most importantly…you’ll have a blast!

Speakers
SC

Steve Carter

Powerteam International


Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 5

1:30pm

The No BS Strategy to Getting New Leads… Today!
Would you like to find more customers? Are you looking for an effective and simple way to attract new leads? Do you want to learn how you can create and implement your own lead generation system before you leave the event today? If so, this is the workshop for you!

Marketing expert and entrepreneur, Keenan Price, will teach you a proven formula for attracting new leads and will introduce you to an incredible tool which makes the process of finding new customers easier than it has ever been before. After attending this event, you will know exactly how to create your own lead generation funnel and use that funnel to turn leads into sales.   

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 2

1:30pm

To Buy Or Not to Buy: What Influences Consumers During The Shopping Process?
What makes consumers choose one business over another and how can you increase your chances of being chosen? Learn how consumers are searching for your business, why they make the moves they make and what ultimately pushes them to make a purchase. Want to discover how consumers make that important decision “to buy or not to buy”? We will share the best practices to help local businesses get found and turn consumers into customers.

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 3

1:30pm

Write a Book, Transform Your Business; How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue
Dramatically Increase Your Sales And Have the Upper Hand On Your Competition
Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn:

How to ensure that this coming year will be the best ever for your business
How to enjoy the status of – THE TRUSTED AUTHORITY in your industry
The 8-Steps to becoming a Profitable Author
How to RAISE MONEY using Your Book as a Marketing Tool
ALSO – Just for attending - You will receive a FREE copy of our book - MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS -


This book will show you the newest, most cutting-edge techniques to quickly and easily catapult your income by a factor of 2x, 4x, even 10x.


Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 6

1:30pm

Complimentary Coffee Break sponsored by Progressive
Need a quick pick me up? Please join us in our eLounge for some complimentary coffee sponsored by our Gold Sponsor Progressive. 

Wednesday January 18, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
eLounge

2:00pm

ENTREPRENEUR, START-UP Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area B

2:00pm

MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR & MEDIA Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area C

2:00pm

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area A

2:30pm

MAIN STAGE: VIP Celebrity Panel
Learn Success Principles from Industry Icons

Wednesday January 18, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater

3:00pm

CREATIVE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!



Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area C

3:00pm

FINANCE, INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area A

3:00pm

GOVERNMENT, NON-PROFIT, EDUCATION Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area B

3:00pm

Speed Networking Session 5
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dallas Convention Center - Hall A

3:30pm

24 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online.
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to sell your product and services online. You will learn specifically what it takes to build a website that generates more leads and sales. In addition during this session you will also learn some critical drivers to create residual income by selling some of your own intellectual property over the Internet.

Speakers
AW

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room


Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2

3:30pm

5 Steps You Need to Take to Build a Successful Mobile Application for your Business
Whether your idea for a mobile application is your business or is supporting your business, there are several steps you need to follow to be successful. In this session, you will learn what those critical steps are and how you can minimize the risk and maximize the impact your mobile application will have on your business.

Building a business case
Securing Funding
Mobile Application Development Approaches
Building your MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
Marketing & Monetizing your Application

In this workshop, we will show how important each step is. Four out of five might be considered good in many things, but falling short on just one of the five steps can have a devastating impact on your capability to be successful.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Ghaffari

Linda Ghaffari

CEO/Founder, Affinity Strategic Partners
I am passionate about helping small businesses grow and minority/women-owned businesses get certified and procure the businesses that is set aside for them. I specialize in government contracting and MWBE certifications. My team and I love helping businesses pull together resources to be procurement ready at all times.
avatar for Peter Di Stefano

Peter Di Stefano

VP of Marketing, Impiger Technologies
A top-performing marketing leader credited with many years of successful, proven results at companies such as IBM, BMC Software and Symantec. Leveraging experience in sales, marketing communications, product marketing, product management and business development to deliver substantial revenue growth in highly competitive business markets.


Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 3

3:30pm

Developing Your 2017 Winning Growth Strategy
Growing your business without a plan can be challenging, but in this workshop you will learn: The 3 steps to creating a high growth company How to grow from 6 figures to 7 figures in a year What it takes to gain access to capital You will also learn how immediately putting the proven methods and skills learned in our 10,000 small businesses program into action can skyrocket your revenue while increasing your visibility and brand recognition like these alumni: Foot Cardigan landed themselves a deal on “Shark Tank” Freshbenies and Gadbury Construction’s rise in growth were recently recognized on the Inc. 5000 list and SMU’s list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in North Texas Mi Golondrina’s marketing savvy and great products have landed this company in Vogue, Southern Living, Veranda and House Beautiful

Speakers
PB

Paul Birt

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
DD

Danny DeValdenebro

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses


Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm

How to Go From 0 to 250K in 12 Months!
Speaker Erik Swanson brings the best characteristics of the top producer into light and shares how to become a Habitude Warrior in your business, sales, entrepreneurship, and personal life! This content filled training keynote and workshop dives head first into the fundamentals as well as the advanced techniques of setting concise goals, managing your time, building blocks of referral gathering, closing strengths for success, and encompassing your best possible attitude throughout each and every day. Allow Mr. Swanson’s expertise to show you how to ‘wow the crowd’ in building your business right this second! 

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 5

3:30pm

How to Raise Capital for Your Business.
We have created the ultimate capital raising system based on our track record of raising hundreds of millions of dollars consistently over the last decade. We train our partners  and empower business owners with the critical language of investing. We  equip them with processes  customized to their strategy to raise much needed capital for their companies by presenting the seven easy steps. One of such step  is how to identify the appropriate capital type for their business .We emphasize the significance and methodology to create a  stellar management team that will attract capital and has the ability to execute on the strategy that you put forward, Finally we also train our partners to create three legitimate exit scenarios to get for investors’ returns in an ever changing economic market place.

Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 1

3:30pm

Write a Book, Transform Your Business; How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue
Dramatically Increase Your Sales And Have the Upper Hand On Your Competition
Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn:

How to ensure that this coming year will be the best ever for your business
How to enjoy the status of – THE TRUSTED AUTHORITY in your industry
The 8-Steps to becoming a Profitable Author
How to RAISE MONEY using Your Book as a Marketing Tool
ALSO – Just for attending - You will receive a FREE copy of our book - MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS -


This book will show you the newest, most cutting-edge techniques to quickly and easily catapult your income by a factor of 2x, 4x, even 10x.


Speakers

Wednesday January 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 6

4:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Success by Design How To Use Internet Marketing, Joint Ventures & Live Events To Build Your Business!
“How to use internet marketing, social media & live events to build your business!”                
• Develop a Champion Mindset
• Create a New 24/7 Income System
• Monetize your Intellectual Property
• How to Automate Your Marketing• Bonus Session on Public Speaking

Wednesday January 18, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater

6:00pm

The Official Networking After Party @ West End Event Center (co-hosted by Network After Work)
Join us after the Expo from 6:00-9:00 PM for our After Party, hosted in conjunction with Network After Work.  Includes 1 hosted drink ticket (valid from 6:00PM - 7:00PM).  Exhibitors & Sponsors receive free entry. 

Wednesday January 18, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
West End Event Center 2019 N. Lamar Street, Dallas TX 75202