Comprehensive and Quick
11th Entrepreneurial Workshop

"Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurship"
Wednesday, July 19, 2000
7:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Holiday Inn
7787 Katy Freeway (I-10 West between Antoine and Silber)

12 essential presentations for FAST TRACK entrepreneurs

Partial list of Sponsors:
Sterling Bank
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston
Texas Business Incubator Association

Some of the speakers you'll hear include...

ryan.bmp (246582 bytes)Patrick Ryan - Founder, President & CEO of the Texas Chamber of Electronic Commerce. "Globalizing eBusiness: Put the World In Your Web Strategy". This non-profit organization develops educational programs to help businesses meet the complex challenges of the digital economy. Mr. Ryan has over 20 years of management experience in the broadcasting, financial and legal fields. He has also been involved in multimedia production for over 15 years. He currently hosts a weekly radio program called The Digital Boardroom and he writes The Wind of Change - a weekly Internet magazine.

ko.gif (7530 bytes)Kathleen O'Brien - Owner, Business Support Center.  "The Virtual Assistant. What a concept!" No matter where you are, no matter what time it is, assistance is only an e-mail or a phone call away. Learn how to simplify your life and your business. As a busy professional, your time and energy is better spent with your customers.

banijamalim.jpg (6272 bytes)    Maryam Bani-Jamali -Of Counsel, Strasburger and Price. "Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights"  Represents clients in the area of intellectual property law.   Her experience includes the filing and prosecution of patent, trademark and copyright applications and preparation of license agreements.  Ms. Bani-Jamali's fields of expertise include mechanical, chemical and electrical engineering, computer, chemistry, biotechnology, and industrial processes, devices, systems and methods of application of the devices and systems.  She is degreed in chemical engineering, computer science and law, and is a registered patent attorney.


Check back often to see other speakers.


7:00 - 7:30 a.m. Registration for Breakfast/Workshops
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. SCA Business Building Breakfast Meeting
     Featured Speakers:
#1 -
"Shaping the Knowledge-Based Economy--Doing Business in Korea" Chan-Son Kim, Economic Counsel, Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
#2 -
"Secrets of Successful Networking" C. Dean Kring, Director of Research, Services Cooperative Association
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. More Networking and late registration for Workshops
9:00   a.m. "The Marketing Mindset"
Chris Rogers, Noted Novelist and Marketing Strategist
9:20   a.m. "The Virtual Assistant"
Kathleen O'Brien, Business Support Center
9:40   a.m. "Assistance for Startups"
Neil Polansky, Director - City of Houston One Stop Business Assistance Center
10:00 a.m. "Globalizing eBusiness: Put the World In Your Web Strategy"
Patrick Ryan, President & CEO, Texas Chamber of Electronic Commerce
10:20 a.m. "Putting Technology to Work for Your Business"
Henry Binger, Owner, Texys Services
10:40 a.m. "Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights"
Maryam Bani-Jamali, Intellectual Property Law Attorney
Strasburger & Price
11:00 a.m. "Building the Right Banking Relationship"
Nancy Colmenares, Assistant Vice President, Sterling Bank
11:20 a.m. "The Tax Man Cometh and He Doesn't Have to Bite"
Paul A. Barela, Partner, BMW Financial Group
11:40 a.m. "Money--Where to Find It--How to Get It"
Anthony Belmares, Capital Funding Specialist, Trinity Capital Group
Noon - 12:15 p.m. More Networking and Lunch Registration
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Featured Speaker:
"The Impact of E-Commerce on Business and Business Leadership" Denis Orme, President, Leadership Success Institute, Inc.

Breakfast Only - $15 (in advance)
Luncheon Only - $35 (in advance)
Full Day (Breakfast, Workshops, Lunch & SUPERCHARGED Networking) - $99.00 (in advance, $125 at door)
Pre-Register with a friend or spouse: 2 people for $150
(in advance, only)
BEST DEAL: 3 people for $180
(in advance, only)
Breakfast - Workshop - Luncheon and Exhibit Table - $200
Sponsor Deal: Breakfast - Luncheon - name on promotional material and Workshop Handbook - Special Award during Lunch - $250
Mail check or money order payable: "SCA" to Services Cooperative Association
9600 Long Point Road - Suite 150 - Houston, Texas, 77055-4266
Speakers and Topics subject to change.
For more information, call (713) 932-7495 x 13
(space, exhibits and sponsorships are limited and cannot be guaranteed unless payment received in advance of event)





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9600 Long Point Road, Suite 150
Houston, Texas 77055
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