There is a great event coming up on Thursday, July 19 at the World Forestry Center in Portland, OR. If you are a small business owner and want to learn how to “get found and chosen”, then this is a good event for you. Below is the description and agenda for the event.
Dex One Event:
Our event is educational and engaging, focused on solving business owners’ big business issues through networking, thought leadership, sharing of ideas and approaches, and connecting local business owners with the resources that can help them.
We will have business experts representing the Portland community available to share insights, information, and resources to help SMBs thrive and grow in their own communities.
We are offering this event at no cost to demonstrate our commitment to small local businesses and to stimulate positive energy to help jump-start the business economy. We hope that this FREE opportunity will give you the tools you need to achieve success.
We realize that time is at a premium for business owners so we have broken the event into three sessions. Come for one and stay for all!
3:30 pm Check-In, Networking & Food
4:00 pm Session 1: Social Media 101 Workshop Shannon Pratuch will present a quick start strategy to building your social media platform and getting launched
4:40 pm Session 2: Who’s Talking About You? Liz Strauss will deliver expert advice on building business relationships
About Liz Strauss
- International Business Strategist
- Founder of SOBCon
- Principal of Inside-Out Thinking
- Blog – http://www.successful-blog.com/
5:00 pm Networking & Break
5:30 pm Session 3: Panel Discussion This session will be moderated by small business coach, entrepreneur and author Barry Moltz. It will be an interactive discussion with local Portland business experts:
- Senior USA Today Small Business Columnist
- Owner – MrAllBiz.com
- Author – “The Small Business Bible”
- Managing Partner – Inside-Out Thinking (IOT)
- Blogger – TerryStarbucker.com
- Co-Founder – SOBcon
- Owner & Founder – The Scene Marketing Group
- VP, Membership & Small Business – Portland Business Alliance These experts will discuss business development, advertising, online presence and finance. The session will also include a Q&A session
- Managing Partner, YAHOO!
7:00 pm Networking & Break
7:15 pm Session 4: Small Business Coach, Barry Moltz Barry Moltz will present his proprietary business training series that will provide information on increasing sales, communicating with customers & prospects, increasing your “Findability”, managing your employees and understanding your finances.
8:45 pm Event End
Bonus: Free Training Series! Every attendee will receive a code to download the “Unstuck Training Series” by Barry Moltz. This retails at $197, but is our gift to you for attending. In this training series Barry has identified the six major areas where almost every business gets stuck. This breakthrough training series, teaches you quickly, easily and once-and-for-all how to become unstuck.
Free Website Review: Every attendee will receive a complimentary website review by a Google Adwords™ Premier SMB Partner Certified Marketing Consultant .
Gift Bag: Each gift bag will include a copy of “Small Town Rules” by Barry Moltz & Becky McCray ($24.99 value), USB drive and other great surprises.
Attendees can expect to…
…receive honest straight forward information from small business experts on social media, brand presence and identity, advertising, online presence, finance and where to access local resources.
Top reasons you should attend…
- Get the edge on your competitors
- Networking opportunities with other businesses and experts
- Learn the latest ways to promote your business
- Get fresh innovative ideas that will help your business grow
- Free education is a smart investment in your business.
This event requires registration: www.dexone.com/PortlandLeaders
Posted by: Kirsten Ringen, OEN Director of Membership Services