7th Annual Small Business Summit: Recipe for Success Making Your Dream a Reality
Dinner served and made possible by Duke Energy. Once you register for this event, you will automatically be registered for the entire event. 4:30-5:00 PM: Registration/Networking 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Keynote Address: What is Your Digital First Impression Online and Why it is Important-Martin Brossman Your future customers want to know more about you then just what is on your website and they may trust you less if they don’t. We all are looking for secondary validation for everything from credible information for a product, business, person or service. This class is going to show you the free and low cost way to make the best digital (web based) first impression that will lead to more sales and more referrals for your business. 6:00 – 6:10 PM Break 6:10 PM – 7:10 PM STOCK YOUR PANTRY WITH THE RIGHT BUSINESS RESOURCES Got a business idea you’d like to cook up from scratch or the possibility of expanding your business or nonprofit? Then, be inspired, gain courage and practical insights from our dynamic panel of experts from planning and zoning, insurance, accounting and legal. Panelists will share insights into pitfalls to watch out for when starting the process as well as where to find resources that can help you succeed. They will also be available for specific questions during the Q&A session to help you better achieve the outcomes you desire for your small business. Ask questions, plan next steps, meet like-minded peers and walk away ready to take action so that your “pantry” is stocked with the right business resources so that you can be successful. 7:10-8:10 PM: Top 10 Tips: How to Work with Media-Kristen Baughman What's a social influencer? How about a microinfluencer? Join Tabletop Media Group's Founder Kristen Baughman for a session on "Top 10 Tips: How to Work with Media." During her presentation she will cover how your brand can help your small business gain more exposure by pitching and engaging with bloggers, media, Instagram stars and more.
Speaker(s): Martin Brossman
Co-Sponsor(s): Duke Energy, Warren County EDC; Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, Chamber of Commerce of Warren County
Fee: No Cost