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Creating Winning Business Owners
7:00 to 7:30 registration and networking
7:30 to 9:00 breakfast
Breakfast Motivational Speaker:
C. Dean Kring - Director of Research, SCA
Breakfast Keynote Speaker:
Olaide A. Banks
- Banks &
Associates Attorneys at Law
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions & exhibits
9:00 to 9:20
"Customer Experience Management" ~ Akkapeddi Siva Kumar
9:25 to 9:45
"Cloud Communication and Connectivity" ~ Russell Johns
9:50 to 10:10
"Getting Customers - Keeping Customers" - Peggy Martin
10:15 to 10:35
"Five Ways to Massive Profits" - Doug Winnie
10:40 to 11:00`
"Strategy to Strengthening your Financial Position" - Shirley Brooks
11:05 to 11:25
Hurricane Season Clouds Can Be Good for
Something! - Lance
If you were invited by one of the presenters, click here.
Have a topic of interest to emerging business owners?
Speakers/Topics subject to change
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Houston Heroes Luncheon
Noon to 1:30p.m.
Lunch Keynote Speakers:
Scott Wierschem - Potential Power
"I Don't Wanna!"
Rosemary Behrens - Inner Peace Counselors
Speakers and topics subject to
Organizations Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs
2012 Honorees to date (confirmed):
Paul A. Barela ~ Entrepreneurial
Dirk Cummins ~ Main Street Chamber Houston
Sophie Haci ~ Houston Community College
C. Dean Kring ~ Startup
Marc Nathan ~ Forthea
Jim Pyle ~ Business Resource Group
Reichstein ~ GroundUp Houston
Susan Repka ~ Women's Business Enterprise
Terry Williams. Jr. ~ Houston
Minority Supplier Development Council
Yvonne A. Ybarra ~ Womens
Business Center (SCA)
For sponsor or
exhibitor information contact:
Sally Smart - Coordinator
Entrepreneurial Workshop and Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon
713-932-7495 x 38 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 23rd
Houston did it again in
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Houston's Entrepreneurial Independence Day Celebration!
7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lakeside Country Club - 100 Wilcrest Drive
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Speakers, Sponsors, Exhibitors invited
Special Exhibit Packages for:
* Entrepreneurs seeking
* Support companies
* Development groups
* Houston Heroes
Your registration gives you Networking Sessions, Breakfast,
Workshops, Workbook, Certificate of Completion, Exhibits, Lunch and Keynote Speakers.
$35.00 Breakfast only prepaid before July 3rd
$45.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$75.00 Workshop only prepaid before July 3rd
$85.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$55.00 Houston Heroes Luncheon only prepaid before July 3rd
$65.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$160.00 Full day prepaid before July 3rd
$190.00 Full day paid at door (space permitting)
$280.00 Full day with exhibit table prepaid
before July 3rd
$310.00 Full day with exhibit table paid at door (space permitting)
$15.00 Exhibits only prepaid before July 3rd
$20.00 Exhibits only paid at door
Register and prepay now.
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
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For those unable to
attend, the workbook will be available for $49.
or Send $49 check payable "SCA" to 9527 Long
Point Road, Houston, Texas 77055, ATTN: "Workbook." Allow 2-3 weeks for
topics, honorees & location subject to change.
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Seed Capital Fund"
Established in 1989 and literally the first small business
seed capital fund in Houston.
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