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6th Annual Small Business Summit: Making the Holidays Pay Off Get Social Grow Your Business

Tue 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales

This registration registers you for the keynote address: Get Social! Grow Your Business. Once registered for this you will automatically be registered for the other training sessions listed below. SUMMIT AGENDA: • 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: REGISTRATION/NETWORKING • 8:30 AM–9:30 AM: SHOP LOCAL — BUY LOCAL — INVEST LOCAL TO GAIN MORE BUSINESS FOR YOU AND YOUR AREA - Martin Brossman Learn how to get the most out of a Shop Local program that helps your business, your town, and your county. Martin Brossman will help you discover how using social media in the right way can multiply your Shop Local program. • 9:30 AM-9:45 AM: VISIT WITH VENDORS/NETWORKING • 9:45 AM -10:45 AM: HOLIDAY EVENT PLANNING FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER - Lisa Gingue of Vino Oasi The holidays are fast approaching, so now would be a good time to start thinking about and planning events that attract customers to shop in your store. Hosting an event is hard work but if done correctly can yield great results for your small business. This seminar is perfect for the beginner event planner and for those just needing some ideas on how to plan events. This fun-filled seminar, led by Lisa Gingue, will cover: how to determine and set realistic events for your business; event planning techniques; how to budget for an event; and how to add value. • 9:30 AM-9:45 AM: VISIT WITH VENDORS/NETWORKING • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM: TAKE PHOTOS LIKE A PRO TO GET MORE BUSINESS WITH YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA - Martin Brossman This session covers the basics of low-cost photography to attract more customers with your social media and web marketing. Martin Brossman will teach the techniques for being found on the Web by your photos. • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM: GET SOCIAL! GROW YOUR BUSINESS! - Kristen Baughman and Stacey Sprenz It’s time to grow your business this holiday season using social media and public relations strategies. Join Kristen Baughman and Stacey Sprenz of Tabletop Media Group to learn how to take your social media to the next level using photos and videos. Plus, discover a few tips and tricks on how to promote your business and unique holiday offerings to media outlets and social influencers in your community.

Speaker(s): Kristen Baughman and Stacey Price Sprenz

Co-Sponsor(s): CenturyLink, Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, the Warren County Economic Development Commission, and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 252-738-3240


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