Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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, Workshop Presenters invited
Special Exhibit Packages for:
* entrepreneurs seeking
* support companies
* development groups
Your registration gives you Networking Sessions,
Breakfast, Workshops, Workbook, Certificate of Completion, Exhibits, Lunch and Keynote
$99.00 in advance. $125.00 at the door!
$89.00 in advance purchased via
any of the honoree organizations.
$22.00 Breakfast only.
$65.00 Workshop only.
$45.00 Lunch only.
Special offer to Procurement Breakfast
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
Breakfast Keynote Speakers:
Annise Parker - Houston City Controller
C. Dean Kring - Director
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions & exhibits $65.00 Workshop only.
9:00 to 9:20 Entrepreneurship Education
Marty Bressler, Ed.D. - Houston Baptist University
9:25 to 9:45 Structuring The Deal
Bruce Badeau - First
Sovereign Equity Research
9:50 to 10:10 Fast Money For Your
P. Mike Pereira - Charter Capital
10:15 to 10:35 10 Secrets to Sales Success
Cesar Rincon - Cesar Rincon International
10:40 to 11:00 Using Social Media To Market Your Business
Mary Frances Blatchely - forGreen Marketing & Design
11:05 to 11:25 SBA Lending Programs
Miguel Ruiz - U.S.
Small Business Administration
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Noon to 1:30p.m. $45.00 Lunch only.
Lunch Keynote Speaker:
The Four 'F-Words' Of Life: Faith, Family, Fitness
Steven Kay Steven Kay Media
Speakers, times and topics subject to change
Organizations Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs 2009 Honorees Invited:
Paul A. Barela - Entrepreneurial Development Center
Miguel Ruiz - U.S. Small Business Administration
Milton Thibodeaux - Greater Houston Minority Procurement Forum
Dr. Marty Bressler - Houston Baptist University
Rosemary Behrens - Womens Business Center
Yvonne Ybarra - Services Cooperative Association
Deborah Villarreal - Services Cooperative Association
C. Dean Kring - Texas Business Incubator Association
Greg Compean - National Hispanic Professional Organization
(Did we miss someone? Please let us know:713-932-7495 x 11)
For previous Houston Heroes, click here
Reservations for lunch and exhibits only - $45
$35.00 in advance purchased via any of the honoree organizations
Reservation for Exhibitor or Sponsor - $150
For sponsor or exhibitor
Sally Smart - Coordinator
20th 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.