Challenge your thinking and get fresh ideas, hands-on tools, powerful insights and strategies that work. Plus, get in on the conversation with how-to sessions, invaluable networking, and an unforgettable awards ceremony presenting a total of $50,000 to the winners of the Project Grow Challenge.
In 2011, Oliver Luckett founded theAudience, a digital content publishing platform that capitalizes on the exponential growth and influence of social-media networks. Today, Luckett and his 150 person team reach more than 1 billion people every month — that's one third of people currently connected to the internet. In this talk, Luckett will share his one-of-a-kind stories, insights, and tangible expertise that he has learned in the trenches of the tech space. From market trends and brand identity, to data analytics, 21 century marketing campaigns and beyond, Luckett will show you how to harness the power of social media by converting posts into interactions, and in turn, major revenue.
One of the biggest challenges for small business owners is deciding when, how and who to hire. Our expert panelists will tackle common questions such determining when to starting hiring, developing hiring systems to attract and evaluate talent, creating competitive new-hire packages, and more.
Andre Lavoie, CEO of Clear Company
Dixie Gillaspie, Author, Small Business Consultant
Matt Straz, CEO of Namely
Grab a bite and then grab a seat at Mentoring in Minutes. This unique speed-mentoring session will give you new ideas and answers to your toughest challenges from experienced professionals in marketing, finance, sales, business management and more. Move from coach to coach in a quick-format pacing, so come prepared to share your challenge succinctly to get the most out of your minutes.
Today's entrepreneurs are master plate spinners, juggling an influx of competing priorities 24/7. To keep track of your time, staff and bottom line you have to be a productivity powerhouse. That's where tech tools, like apps and other innovative lifesavers, come to the rescue. Our panelists will discuss today's most effective go-to tech solutions and arm you to take back your time and focus on what's really important—running and growing your business.
Andrew Bermudez, Co-Founder and CEO of Digsy
Max Clark, Founder and CEO of Creative Think, Inc.
Noah Kagen, Chief Sumo at SumoMe.com