Creating Winning Business Owners
stage and emerging business owners.
(The perfect chance to pitch your idea!)
Plus, mentors, advisors and investors.
(All looking for that next fantastic opportunity!)
Plus, businesses, consultants and vendors.
(Providing products and services to accelerate business growth.)
Plus, companies that have done well in Houston.
(Wanting to return something to this great community.)
"The health of our free enterprise
system is based on the vitality of our emerging businesses."
C. Dean Kring - July, 1980
"For the past three years, Houston has created more
new companies than any city in America." (The Economist, June
Houston did it again in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009, 2010
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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 invited
Special Exhibit Packages for:
* entrepreneurs seeking
* support companies
* development groups
Browsers to the exhibits 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM at no
Your registration gives you Networking Sessions,
Breakfast, Workshops, Workbook, Certificate of Completion, Exhibits, Lunch and Keynote
$150.00 after July 1*
$200.00 at door**
$89.00 in advance purchased via any of the Speakers, Sponsors, Workshop Presenters,
Exhibitors or Houston Heroes Organizations. However, you must reserve now by
clicking here because we are
$22.00 Breakfast only*.
$35.00 at door**
$65.00 Workshop only*.
$80.00 at door**
$45.00 Lunch only*.
$60.00 at door**
Draped Display Table only
$100.00 after July 1*
$135.00 at door.**
Please note: The $65.00 Draped Table Option is no longer available.
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 $22.00
Limited to 100 people
Breakfast Keynote Speakers:
Online Marketing Winning Results
Mimi Dinh ~ Mikel Marketing
C. Dean Kring - Director of Research, SCA
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions & exhibits $65.00 Workshop only.
Limited to 250 people
9:00 to 9:20 - "Projecting Your Brand"
Carolene Goffney, Cal-Lyn
9:25 to 9:45 - "Protecting Intellectual Property"
Ronald Haggerty, Attorney at Law, Haggerty
to 10:10 - "Social Media - One Size Does NOT Fit
Michael Pettiette, Hearst Media Services
to 10:35 - "Finding Money For Your Business"
C. Dean Kring, Founder, Entrepreneurial Development Center
10:40 to 11:00 - "The
Tax Man Cometh, But he Need Not Taketh" Paul A. Barela, BMW Financial Group
11:05 to 11:25 - "Moving Forward Strategies"
Hank Moore, President, Silver Fox Advisors
Speakers/Topics subject to change
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Noon to 1:30p.m. $45.00 Lunch only.
Limited to 350 people
Lunch Keynote Speaker:
"Houston - Great for Business!"
Loren Steffy - Business Columnist, The Houston Chronicle
Organizations Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs
Limited to 50 honorees
2011 Honorees to date:
Subject to change
Houston Focus on Concerns for Women
Development Center confirmed
Oakcrest Strategy Group confirmed
Enterprise Forum of Texas New Venture Clinic confirmed
American Business Women's Association
Texas Business Incubator Association
Silver Fox Advisors
Freedom Now confirmed
Service Corps Of Retired Executives
Services Cooperative Association confirmed
Womens Business Center confirmed
Artists Alive and Well
For previous Houston Heroes, click here.
Reservations for lunch and exhibits only - $45
Limited to 10 sponsors
Hearst Media Services
Limited to 50 exhibitors
Browsers to the exhibits 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM at no fee.
Reservation for Exhibitor or Sponsor - $150
For sponsor or exhibitor
Sally Smart - Coordinator
22nd 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 delivery.
honorees & location subject to change.
Proceeds benefit "First
Houston Small Business Seed Capital Fund"
Established in 1989 and literally the first small business
seed capital fund in Houston.
For more on Services Cooperative
Association, click here