Media Press Release
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer
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Creating Winning Business Owners
2014 Speakers and Presenters being selected
7:00 to 7:30 registration and networking
7:30 to 9:00 breakfast/exhibits
Breakfast Motivational Speaker:
Kevin Hansbro, President ~ SCA CrossRoads
Breakfast Keynote Speaker:
"And Who Says You Must Have a
C. Dean Kring
Director of Research ~ SCA
To be the
9:00 to 11:30 6 workshop sessions
Workshop Presenters: To be a Workshop Presenter
9:00 to 9:20
"Protecting Your Intellectual
Kevin R. Hansbro ~ Attorney at Law
9:25 to 9:45
Technical Writer - The Unseen Scribe"
Tameka Young-Finister ~ TIKS Documentation and Design
9:50 to 10:10
"Cloud Computing for
Small Business - The Value Proposition"
David Levin ~ Cloudspace USA
10:15 to 10:35
Employees Worth Keeping"
Ramon Santillan ~ Persuasive Interview
10:40 to 11:00
Janet Sue Scudder, MBA, CPA, CFP® ~ HBW
11:05 to 11:25
"Creating Efficiencies For
Yourself and Your Company"
May Wang, M.A. ~ Mark Kamin & Associates
To be a Workshop Presenter ~ 1
more Presenter TBA
11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits
Houston Heroes Luncheon
Noon to 1:30p.m.
Lunch Motivational Speaker:
Rev. Rosemary Behrens, MA, LPC ~ Past Chair
Partner ~ Inner Peace Counselors
Lunch Keynote Speaker:
Courageous Acts of an Entrepreneur"
Jackalyn Rainosek, Ph.D.,
Partner ~ Cloud-Rainosek
& Associates, LP
Houston Heroes Awards
Paul A. Barela ~ Past Chair
Principle ~ BMW Financial Group
To be the Keynote
Organizations & Individuals Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs
1: Devon Ray Battaglia
Devon Ray Communications
Chairman, Services Cooperative
2: Mark Kamin
President and Founder, Mark Kamin &
3: Shirley Brooks
WBC Director, Houston-Galveston Women's Business
4: Freddy Goerges
Founder, Houston Young Professionals
Chamber of Commerce
President, National Business Development
6: Kristi Jackson
Founder, Women CEO Project
7: Jen Lemanski
Chair, Houston Young Professionals
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previous Houston Heroes. Know of an organization or individual keeping
Houston the "Start-Up Capital of the World?" Please send
and e-dress to email@example.com
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 38 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 $125.00
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:
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.