Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Houston's Entrepreneurial Independence Day Celebration!
7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lakeside Country Club - 100 Wilcrest Drive
For directions, click
Sponsors, Exhibitors, Workshop Presenters invited
Special Exhibit Packages for:
* entrepreneurs seeking funding
Your registration gives you Networking Sessions, Breakfast,
Workshops, Workbook, Certificate of Completion, Exhibits, Lunch and Keynote Speakers.
Registration $99.00 in advance. $125.00 at the door!
$89.00 in advance purchased via any of the honoree organizations.
Special offer to Procument Breakfast
Please note: Space is limited. You are advised to
register early. Admittance CANNOT be guaranteed the day of the event unless you have
purchased a ticket in advance.
7:00 to 7:30 registration and networking
7:30 to 9:00 breakfast
Breakfast Keynote Speakers:
"Never Stop Learning" ~ Jim Miller ~
University of Phoenix
"Entrepreneurial Fast Tracks" ~ C. Dean Kring ~ SCA
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions - exhibits
9:00 to 9:20 Entrepreneurship Education
Marty Bressler, Ed.D. Houston Baptist University
9:25 to 9:45 Early Funding Opportunities
Deborah Mansfield - Houston Technology Center
9:50 to 10:10 Fast Money For Your
P. Mike Pereira - UC Factors
10:15 to 10:35 Understanding the Impact of Social Media On Your
Mary Francis Blatchely - FroBri Marketing & Design
10:40 to 11:00 Business Loans for Business Dreams
William S. Ebersole - President,
11:05 to 11:25 Outsourcing Pays You
Rosemary Behrens - Filling The Gaps
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Noon to 1:30p.m.
Lunch Keynote Speaker:
"The Truth About Radio Promotions"
Steven Kay - Steven Kay Media
Speakers, times and topics subject to change
Organizations Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs 2008 Honorees Invited:
745 Networking, American Business Women's Association-Houston Area Council,
Business Forum, Business Resource Group, Business Network Alliance, Business Network
International, CenterPoint, CEO Network, Daily Court Review, Federation of Houston
Professional Women, First Wednesday Luncheon, Emerging Business Council; Greater Houston
Partnership, Greenspoint Business Alliance, Houston Business Cabinet, Houston Business
Journal, Houston Financial Concerns for Women, Houston Inventor's
Association, Houston Networking News, Houston Small Business Development Corporation,
Interactive Networking Connection, Midtown Business Network, MIT Forum of Houston, Pride
Houston, Reveille Club of Houston, Rice Alliance for Technology &
Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development Center - University of Houston, SCORE, Secure
Houston, Silver Fox Advisors, The After Hours Network, The Executive Group, The
Professional Group, Women's Business Enterprise Alliance, Women's Chamber of Commerce of
(Did we miss someone? Please let us
know:713-932-7495 x 11)
Reservations for lunch and exhibits only - $45
$35.00 in advance purchased via any of the honoree organizations
2008 Exhibitors to date:
Reservation for Exhibitor or Sponsor - $150
For sponsor or exhibitor
Sally Smart - Coordinator
19th Annual Entrepreneurial Workshop and Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon
713-932-7495 x 38 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For those unable to attend, the workbook
will be available for $49.
or Send $49 check payable "SCA" to 9600 Long Point
Road, Suite 150, Houston, Texas 77055, ATTN: "Workbook." Allow 2-3 weeks for