12th Entrepreneurial Workshop
"Getting Started in Houston: The Emerging Business Capital of the World"
Tuesday, July 3, 2001
7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
7787 Katy Freeway (I-10 West between Antoine and Silber)
Nine fast-paced and informative workshops + workbook + supercharged networking + lunch + certificate of completion
|7:00 - 7:30 a.m.||Registration for Breakfast/Workshops|
|7:30 - 8:30 a.m.||SCA Business Building
#1 -"How To Get the Most Return from Networking Opportunities" C. Dean Kring, Director of Research, Services Cooperative Association
#2 -"Assistance for Startups" Neil Polansky, Director, City of Houston One Stop Business Assistance Center
|8:30 - 9:00 a.m.||More Networking and late registration for Workshops|
|9:00 a.m.||"Preparing Your
Company for Venture Funding"
Karl K. Maier, Founder, Houston Biz Starter, L.L.C.
|9:20 a.m.||"Living Under a Rock
or Getting Your Business on the Web"
Bill Bryant, President, Web-Strategists
|9:40 a.m.||"Communicate With
Power - Use Words That Sell"
Clint Pustejovsky, President, Writing By Design, Inc.
|10:00 a.m.||"Benefiting From a
Low Cost/No Cost Internet Portal"
John Lawrence, President, InfiniTech Solutions
|10:20 a.m.||"Financing Sources
for Your Business"
Paul A. Barela, Partner, BMW Financial Group
|10:40 a.m.||"More Bang$ for the
Buck - Precision in Advertising"
Tom Zais, President, NearBuy Media
|11:00 a.m.||"High Impact Visual
John Valenzano, President, Hardlight Media
|11:20 a.m.||"Building a
Successful Banking Relationship"
Jack Sheffield, Senior Vice President, Lone Star Bank
|11:40 a.m.||"Core Concepts for
Promoting Your Product or Service"
Chris Rogers, Marketing Strategist
|Noon - 12:15 p.m.||More Networking and Lunch Registration for Lunch|
|12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||Awards Lunch and Keynote
"What's Next For You? - Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs"
Rev. Rosemary Behrens, Executive Director, Women Achieving Independence and Financial Success
"Why Houston is the Emerging
Business Capital of the World"
Delta Fastener Corp. - Garden Dreams - Originales
Lone Star Bank
Partial List of Economic Development Groups:
ABWA - Skyline Chapter
ABWA - Wings Chapter
After Hours Network
Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation - U of H
Corporation for Economic Development of Harris County
Dixie Cullen Incubator
Economic Devolpement Division - GHP
Entrepreneurial Development Center
First Wednesday Lunch
Houston City Council
Houston Financial Council for Women
Houston Minority Business Council
Houston Small Business Development Corporation
Houston Technology Center
Houston Women's Business Council
Office of the Mayor, Houston, Texas
Service Corps of Retired Executives - SBA
Texas Business Incubator Association
U. S. Commercial Service
Women's Empowerment Center
For immediate response about
Business Development for business incubators,
resident companies and entrepreneurs, and you career send e-mail to: Emerging Business Centers
9600 Long Point Road, Suite 150
Houston, Texas 77055