Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer
For directions, click here.
Creating Winning Business Owners
2015 Speakers and Presenters being selected
7:00 to 7:30 registration and networking
7:30 to 9:00 breakfast/exhibits
Breakfast Motivational Speaker:
Rosemary Behrens, MA, LPC ~ Inner Peace
Breakfast Keynote Speaker:
Order of Right"
Paul Roy ~ Author
To be the
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions
Workshop Presenters: To be a Workshop Presenter
9:00 to 9:20 "Your Marketing Toolkit - Build Your List
9:25 to 9:45 "Hire Employees Worth Keeping"
9:50 to 10:10 "Social Media and Branding for Emerging Businesses"
10:15 to 10:35 "The Normalization of Deviant Behavior"
10:40 to 11:00 "Setting Smart Goals"
11:05 to 11:25 "Creating Efficiencies For Yourself and Your
May Wang, M.A.
To be a Workshop Presenter
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Houston Heroes Luncheon
Noon to 1:30p.m.
Lunch Motivational Speaker:
C. Dean Kring
Director of Research ~ SCA
Lunch Keynote Speaker:
"Hire Houston First"
Neil Polansky ~ City of Houston ~Office of Business Opportunity
To be the Keynote
Organizations & Individuals Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs
1: April Day 1995
President ~ Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
Yvonne A. Ybarra 1983
Chairman ~ Services Cooperative Association
3: Carolyn Gray 1989
Owner ~ Zircon Consulting
Advisory Board ~ Womens
4: Olaide Banks 1985
Attorney at Law
Advisory Board - Entrepreneurial
Paul A. Barela 2010
Owner ~ BMW Financial Group
Advisory Board ~ Virtual
Vernetta R. Freeney 2011
Editor in Chief ~ Women Are GameChangers
Houston Heroes more TBA.
Click here to see
previous Houston Heroes. Know of an organization or individual keeping
Houston the "Start-Up Capital of the World?" Please send
and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sponsor or Exhibitor information
or to be a Featured Speaker or Workshop Presenter
click on the link or contact: Sally Smart - Coordinator
Entrepreneurial Workshop and Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon ~ 713-932-7495 x 3 or email@example.com
Startup, early 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, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
Special Exhibit Packages for:
* Entrepreneurs seeking funding
* 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 prepaid
$45.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$80.00 Workshop only prepaid
$90.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$60.00 Houston Heroes Luncheon only prepaid
$70.00 Paid at door (space permitting)
$170.00 Full day (breakfast/workshops/exhibits/luncheon prepaid
$190.00 Full day paid at door (space permitting)
$290.00 Full day with exhibit table prepaid
$310.00 Full day with exhibit table paid at door (space permitting)
$15.00 Exhibits/Networking only prepaid
$20.00 Exhibits/Networking only at door
If you were invited by one of the Houston Heroes, Speakers, Presenters,
Exhibitors or Sponsors, register here.
Great Fun! Register and prepay now!
Having difficulty with the PayPal link? Go here.
Please note: Space is limited. You are
advised to register early. Sorry, admittance CANNOT be guaranteed the day of the event
unless you have prepaid.
Exhibitors to date:
Workshop Special Headshots only $99.00
(Must Book Now Here!)
Award Winning Yvonne A. Ybarra
Update your photo:
Website/Social Media/Business Cards
Sponsors to date:
Every Business Resource Under One
Start-ups seeking funding to date:
Proceeds benefit First Houston Small Business Seed
Send $49 check payable "SCA" to 9517
Long Point Road, Houston, Texas 77055, ATTN: "Workbook." Allow 2-3 weeks for
For those unable to attend, the workbook and video will be available for $49.
speakers, topics, honorees, location & date subject to change.
For more on Services Cooperative Association, click
To see last year's Celebration, click here.
For some past clients, click here.
For a few endorsements, click here.