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Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Gwinnett Technical College, The George Busbee Center, from 7:30AM - 4:00PM. This annual event is targeted to small business owners, entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, business professionals, decision makers, thought leaders, policy makers, change makers, business leaders, and all who are interested in business development. This conference features over 20+ different classroom style workshops and panels to help business owners grow successfully. There are opportunities for networking, discovering partnerships and collaborations, as well as finding new clients. We also have a B2B Expo with vendors exhibiting their businesses in an open marketplace, and a health fair with free screenings. Kindly visit our website at www.b2bconference.net to view the event agenda with learning objectives and discussion topics, speaker bios and profiles, and REGISTER for the event. Advance registration is $25.00 per attendee, and $30 for on-site registration the day of the event. We invite small business owners to register as an Exhibitor. Exhibitor fees are $175.00 for the entire day. Breakfast refreshments and a full buffet lunch are included in the registration costs. We invite you to join us, and invite your colleagues to register. Invest in yourself and the growth of your business.

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6th Annual Entrepreneurship and Small Business Summit (ESBS 2019)

Gwinnett Technical College

Now in its 6th year, the annual Entrepreneurship and Small Business Summit brings together small business owners, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, change makers, business professionals, and decision makers for a full day of workshops, panels, keynote messages, and networking. Attendees receive value added information from workshop facilitators, panelists, and keynote speakers on how to utilize tools and resources to help grow successful businesses. There are additional opportunities to identify future clients/customers and collaborations. At this event, it is all about growing stronger as a business owner and building a robust network of valuable professionals. The event has an average attendance size of 150 entrepreneurs, and it is growing. If you are really serious about taking your business to the next level, this is the event for you. This year, on Thursday, May 9th, we will have over 20 workshops and two panels introducing the latest in social media and digital marketing, emotional intelligence, cash flow management, starting a franchise, legal aspects of operating a business, sales strategies, business planning, small business taxes, cyber security, network marketing, utilizing data analytics, doing business with the government, non-profit business management, financing your business, access to capital, fintech, and much more. Opening and networking begin at 7:30AM with fresh fruit, pastries, coffee, tea, and juices. A full buffet lunch and breakfast refreshments are included in your advanced $25 registration fee. Onsite registration is $30, if you do not register in advance. We invite businesses to set up as exhibitors as part of the B2B Expo to have the added advantage of increasing the brand of your business. Exhibitor set up is at a cost of $175, which includes a table and two chairs. Bring all of your marketing materials, banners, customized table covers, etc. Not tents allowed. Past exhibitors mentioned the success they experienced while participating in this B2B exchange with other business owners. Registration is on a first come, first serve arrangement, and the deadline for Exhibitor registration is March 1, 2019. Secure your space ASAP. Detailed exhibitor information is located on the registration link under Exhibitor Registration. There will be no onsite Exhibitor registration. Our morning Keynote speaker is Mr. Rich Casanova, Chief Visionary Officer of Pro Business Channel, and Mr. Ashley Bell, Southeast Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA). These will be two high impact keynote addresses. In addition to these two important keynote addresses, there will be 20+ workshops. This will be an opportunity for attendees to engage the experts with questions and concerns to help grow your businesses successfully. Participating organizations include the SBA, Institute of Management Consultants, SCORE, SBDC, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, World Trade Center of Atlanta, and others. We will have a health fair with free health screenings. So, take full advantage of this as well. We promote positive health for all of our business owners and entrepreneurs, and want you to receive important information on how to manage an effective and healthy work-life balance. If you are interested in increasing the visibility of your business, there are opportunities for sponsorship at several levels. Detailed information is contained on the event website. You can download the Sponsorship Prospectus (Proposal) for consideration. Finally, please log on to www.b2bconference.net for all event information, to register as an attendee or an exhibitor, sponsorship, past event photos, press release, event agenda, speaker profiles and bios, and much more. Please contact me at (404)[masked] or at [masked] with all of your questions. We look forward to hosting you for the 6th Annual Entrepreneurship and Small Business Summit (ESBS 2019). Thank you, and let's grow together.

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5th Annual Entrepreneurship & Small Business Summit - ESBS 2018

Gwinnett Technical College

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