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"Money - Money - Money!"
Celebrating Houston's
Entrepreneurial Leadership

Finding Money - Using Money - Making Money

19th Annual
Entrepreneurial Workshop

Bringing investors and growth companies together.

"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 2001.)
Houston did it again in 2001,  2002,  2003,  2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

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 here.
Sponsors, Exhibitors, Workshop Presenters invited

Special Exhibit Packages for:
* entrepreneurs seeking funding
* investors

* lenders

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.

Register now.

Special offer to Procument Breakfast Attendees

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 Business
P. Mike Pereira - UC Factors

10:15 to 10:35   Understanding the Impact of Social Media On Your Business
Mary Francis Blatchely - FroBri Marketing & Design

10:40 to 11:00  
Business Loans for Business Dreams
William S. Ebersole - President, Community CDC

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"
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Steven Kay - Steven Kay Media

Speakers, times and topics subject to change

Houston Heroes
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 Texas.
(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:

Womens Business Center

Womens Business Center
The first Womens Business Center in the nation.

Entrepreneurial Development Center

Entrepreneurial Development Center
Houston's first and Texas' oldest
small business incubator.

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Texas Business Incubator Association
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 Reservation for Exhibitor or Sponsor - $150

For  sponsor or exhibitor information contact:
Sally Smart - Coordinator
19th Annual Entrepreneurial Workshop and Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon
713-932-7495 x 38 or

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.

  Speakers, topics, honorees & location subject to change without notice. 

Proceeds benefit "First Houston Small Business Seed Capital Fund"
Established in 1989 and literally the first small business
seed capital fund in Houston.

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What attendees have said about the event:

"Fabulous speakers."

"Great information."

"Best networking event I've attended."

"They really knew their stuff."

"When's the next one?"

"Next time, I'm bringing my partners."

"Very glad I attended."

"Well done."

"Don't miss this one!"

"I must tell you that I am very glad for the opportunity to attend today's workshop; this day turned out to be very informative, energizing, enlightening, inspiring and most of all enjoyable.  Both my guest, and I left with our goals clearly defined in our minds and I'm certain that we are on the right path to success."
Teresa R. Juan

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