Thought Leaders 2016

May 24

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We invite you to experience a game-changing discussion with the esteemed entrepreneur as he tackles common barriers faced by today's business owners and provides eye-opening insight and practical solutions to grow your business. Plus, watch as Marcus leads three lucky small business owners in a spirited Q&A onstage!

Marcus Lemonis
Marcus Lemonis
Entrepreneur, investor and host of CNBC's hit series The Profit

With multiple ventures on his resume, Marcus can be seen sharing his knowledge through numerous business and entertainment television programs including CNBC’s The Profit, of which he is currently the star, and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice in 2011 and 2012, and ABC’s Secret Millionaire in 2012. He is regarded as one of the most sought-after industry experts and keynote speakers in the small business sector today, regularly delivering high-impact insights to push businesses to their maximum potential.

In his invigorating presentation, Marcus addresses the challenges of running a business and provides invaluable food for thought to help you push past potential barriers and develop practical solutions to grow your business.

Jason Feifer - Executive Editor of Entrepreneur magazine
Jason Feifer
Executive Editor, Entrepreneur magazine
Tim Davis - President, The UPS Store
Tim Davis
President, The UPS Store
Thought Leaders


8:00 - 9:00am
Breakfast and Registration
9:00 - 9:15am
9:15 - 10:15am
Keynote: People, Process and Product
Marcus Lemonis, Entrepreneur, Investor and Host of CNBC’s hit series The Profit
With each episode of CNBC's hit TV series The Profit, host Marcus Lemonis steps in to save struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process. During his energetic presentation, Marcus will share his personal mantra "Business success is about the three P's: People, Process and Product" and reveal practical insights to help you pinpoint the things about your business that are working--and the things that need work.
10:15 - 10:45am
10:45 - 11:00am
Saluting Small Businesses
Entrepreneur magazine editor and Tim Davis, President of The UPS Store
In a brief onstage chat, Entrepreneur magazine editor and Tim discuss the Small Biz Salute initiative from The UPS Store, reveal The UPS Store’s recent National Small Business Week survey findings and the opportunities both present to today’s small business owners.
11:00 - 12:00pm
Q&A Led by Marcus Lemonis
Keynote Marcus Lemonis and three lucky small business owners
In the spirit of #SmallBizSalute, Marcus will talk business with three lucky business owners. In this highly interactive panel, Marcus will examine how their businesses are run, based on presentations given, and provide insights and ideas to help them develop real solutions to dramatically improve their businesses' future.
12:00 - 1:00pm
Lunch and Networking


The Phoenecian, A Luxury Collection Resort
6000 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Complimentary Self-Parking
Valet Parking $10
VENUE - The Phoenecian, A Luxury Collection Resort

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