• EFGP November Meeting

    Philadelphia Cricket Club

    Customer Engagement and Innovation Customers can be a critical link to innovation whether it’s a product, service of strategy. Attendees will learn how to increase customer engagement, strengthen their brand and identify best practices when it comes to innovation. Each attendee will receive a template they can put to immediate use within their company. Moderator Marc Kramer, Executive in Residence, St. Joseph University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-kramer-21280/) Panelists Felicia Doggett, President, Metropolitan Acoustics (https://www.linkedin.com/in/feliciadoggett/) Brian Linton, Founder & CEO, United By Blue (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianlinton/) Tickets Required: Payment Required. Click to purchase tickets (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/customer-engagement-and-innovation-tickets-33830189006)

  • EFGP September 12 General Meeting

    Philadelphia Cricket Club

    $75.00

    Building Compatibility: Marketing, Sales, and Relationship Infrastructure Growth Curriculum, Module 3 Marketing strategy must direct a sales infrastructure to deliver on the targeted goals (actionable metrics) of that strategy. This session will focus on a systematic approach focusing on sales skills and the most effective processes to improve business development efforts. While most sales training concentrates on technique or motivation, this approach balances methodology with behavioral assumptions to create a powerful combination buyers cannot resist. Attendees will use the presentation template to initiate and reinforce relevant sales activity that will ensure delivery toward corporate goals. Presenter: Scott Messer, Principal, Sales Evolution *New to EFGP? You can attend up to 2 paid meetings to determine your interest in membership. To complete an application, go to http://www.efgp.org/membership Tkts: $75.00 Please purchase a ticket. Eventbrite: https://goo.gl/gEKhR9

  • Come Join Your Peers if You are a Philadelphia100Ⓡ CEO or Other Qualified CEO*

    How Marketing Directs Necessary Connections Among Your Teams Once a founder, a management team, and organizational expectations have been defined, it is essential to connect to external stakeholders through a targeted marketing strategy. During this session, attendees will consider a results-driven approach to lead generation to drive repeatable, scalable and predictable revenue generation with technology-enabled inbound marketing and demand generation campaigns. Attendees will use the presentation template to begin a marketing plan to leverage the organizational structures that will enable the fulfillment of the marketing strategy. Presenter: Eric Keiles, Founder and CMO, Square2Marketing *New to EFGP? If you are a qualified CEO Member candidate, you can attend up to 2 meetings to determine your interest in membership. Qualified candidates are Philadelphia100 Winners,Goldman Sachs 10KSB Alumni, or a CEO of a company that has been in business for 3 years or more and generates more than $1M in revenue per year. To apply for membership, visit http://www.efgp.org/membership/apply-for-membership Tickets for this event are $135.00. Please purchase a ticket https://goo.gl/kPhqz0 .

  • Management Roles, Delegating: Supporting Infrastructure with Actionable Metrics

    Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/management-roles-delegating-supporting-infrastructure-with-actionable-metrics-tickets-33826130868 Based on the founder's vision and management team, functional roles of delegated responsibility must be defined, along with a supporting workflow infrastructure to meet targeted actionable metrics. This session will lead attendees through a process of defining roles, responsibilities, and metrics to create workflow accountabilities. Attendees will use the presentation template for structuring their organizations for maximum workflow responsibilities and accountabilities for effectiveness.Moderator: Tom Guggino, Communications and Marketing SpecialistGPI Communications, Inc. Panelists:Franne McNeal, Significant Business Results CoachSkip Shuda, Founder, Philly Marketing LabsBob Ferguson, Founder, Breakfree Strategies, LLC *New to EFGP? You can attend up to 2 meetings to determine your interest in membership. To complete an application, go to http://www.efgp.org/membership Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/management-roles-delegating-supporting-infrastructure-with-actionable-metrics-tickets-33826130868

  • Philadelphia100 CEO Networking+ Lead v. Manage: Strategy, Direction, and Action

    Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceo-only-event-free-for-members-tickets-32653363088 Come Join Your Peers if You are a Philadelphia100Ⓡ CEO or Other Qualified CEO*Lead vs. Manage: Strategy, Direction, and Actionable MetricsGrowth Curriculum, Module 1Company founders start their businesses fulfilling the roles of leaders and managers. Once established, these founders have a need to focus on leading with a vision and then building a team to manage their vision toward growth results.This presentation will help attendees translate a founder’s vision into a workable strategy and metrics to form and direct a team of managers in pursuing that vision. Attendees will use the presentation template to identify their vision, relevant management team roles and characteristics, and the actionable metrics needed to focus that management team on corporate goals.Interviewer: Eileen Wainwright, Partner & Practical StrategistNascentHubInterviewee: Charles Cleary, President & CEOLeadership Outcomes, Inc. *New to EFGP? If you are a qualified CEO Member candidate, you can attend up to 2 meetings to determine your interest in membership. Qualified candidates are Philadelphia100 Winners,Goldman Sachs 10KSB Alumni, or a CEO of a company that has been in business for 3 years or more and generates more than $1M in revenue per year. To apply for membership, visit http://www.efgp.org/membership/apply-for-membership. Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceo-only-event-free-for-members-tickets-32653363088 For Directions: https://www.arcadia.edu/admissions/visit-arcadia/campus-map

  • April General Meeting: Funding Sources & Requirements

    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    $75.00

    Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funding-sources-requirements-tickets-32652864597 Thought Leadership, Networking and Interactive Learning for Growth and Sustainability in Our 21st Century Economy Funding Sources & Requirements Growth Curriculum Module 5 April 18, 2017, 7:30am-10:00am Federal Reserve Bank. EFGP event topics in 2017 will focus on the Five Growth Curriculum Modules: Strategy & Success Metrics, Leadership, Implementation Infrastructure, Innovation, and Funding & Financing. April 18 Topic Overview At a certain point in a business’ growth trajectory, funding and/or financing play an essential part in enabling that growth. Considering the essential nature of the right funding to grow your business, it is important to note the requirements that your business must fulfill to obtain that right funding. In this session, CEOs join their funders to share how they work together to enable business growth. Attendees will take away tangible insights and ideas on how to structure their individual funding initiatives to fulfill requirements for greatest success in meeting their growth goals and their funders’ needs. This meeting builds on the March topic on Funding and Financing Requirements. Moderator: Harvey Hoffman, HZH Strategy LLC, Temple University, Strategic and Financial Advisor to Founders, Business Owners and Executives Panelists: Venture Capital: Brett Topche, Co-founder and Managing Director at Red & Blue Ventures Private Equity (Equity): Tom Penn, Partner at MVP Capital Partners Private Equity (Mezzanine): Mike Donoghue, General Partner and Co-Founder of Spring Capital Commercial Banking: Chris Annas, CEO at Meridian Bank Non-Dilutive Funding: Anthony Green, VP, Ben Franklin Technology Commercialization Group Tix: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funding-sources-requirements-tickets-32652864597

  • Little Known Resources to Help Your Company Grow

    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    When: Tuesday Feb 21,[masked]:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where: Federal Reserve Building, 100 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Tix: http://tinyurl.com/zysk5no Topic DescriptionThe Philadelphia region has some of the best resources to help companies both start and grow. It is critical that entrepreneurs know that these resources exist as they provide an invaluable source of education, mentoring, access to capital and many other benefits.Learn how these organizations can help your company overcome issues you may be facing and move on to growth. Moderated by Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia, this event promises to be both informative and exciting as some the region’s best growth experts will in the same place at the same time.Join our panel of experts from the following organizations:- The Temple Small Business Development Center, Cherrill Wilson, Associate Director U. S. Small Business Administration, Michael T Kane, Deputy District Director Eastern PA- Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Joan Chrestay, Executive Director The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, Bernard Dagenais, President and Chief Executive Officer The Entrepreneur’s Forum of Greater Philadelphia SCORE Tix: http://tinyurl.com/zysk5no

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  • Leading For Growth: The Basics of Building the Right Team& Culture

    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    Tix: http://tinyurl.com/hz2els3 EFGP January Meeting – Leading For Growth: The Basics of Building the Right Team and Creating Your Desired Culture What is a leadership culture? It’s a culture based upon aligning all employees with the organization’s vision, and implementing strategies to achieve that vision. A leadership culture also nurtures an environment where all employees are encouraged to be leaders in their own right, and feel a sense of ownership in what they do to make great things happen.Stan Silverman is well positioned to put his philosophy into practice for some of America’s best-run companies and non-profit organizations. He also writes a weekly guest column on Effective Leadership at Philadelphia Business Journal.Stan is the former president and CEO of PQ Corporation, a chemicals and engineered glass materials company operating in North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. He is also the former chairman of the board of Drexel University College of Medicine.Silverman is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Drexel University and lead director on the board of Drummond Scientific, and also serves on a number of private equity boards. Silverman is a trustee on the board of Friends Select School, and serves on the board of Ben Franklin Technology Partners as chairman of the audit committee.During this session, Stan will interview a Philadelphia100® CEO When: Tuesday January 31, 2017, 5:30-8:30PM Where: Federal Reserve Building, 100 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA19106 Tix: http://tinyurl.com/hz2els3

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  • Holiday Party 2016

    Great American Pub Conshohocken

    $35.00

    Tix: http://tinyurl.com/efgpDec2016 Join Us for Holiday Networking at the Great American Pub Bar & Grill Monday, December 5, 2016 Cash Bar and Complimentary Hor d'oeuvres Don't miss this networking opportunity! Space is limited, please register early to ensure a spot! Tix: http://tinyurl.com/efgpDec2016

  • EFGP November Meeting: Innovation Design and Thinking

    Saint Joseph's University

    Tix: http://tinyurl.com/EFGPNov2016 Innovation Design and Thinking - Presenter Natalie Nixon, Director of Strategic Design, Executive MBA, Philadelphia University Natalie Nixon, Director of Strategic Design, Executive MBA, Philadelphia UniversityNatalie W. Nixon, PhD is a hybrid thinker whose consulting and research interests are at the intersections of creativity & strategy and business & design. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of The Strategic Design MBA program at (http://www.philau.edu/strategicdesignmba/)Philadelphia University (http://www.philau.edu/strategicdesignmba/) where she holds the G. Allen Mebane IV ’52 Chair for Design Thinkers. In her consultancy, Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she taps into her background in anthropology and fashion when working on projects that call for the strategic design process. She is the editor of Strategic Design Thinking: Innovation in Products, Services, Experiences and Beyond and is a regular contributor to INC.com online magazine on creativity and design thinking. PanelistGil Hanson Gil Hanson, CDO of Hanson Design and partner of BFH DesignGil draws on over 25 years of experience in the field of brand marketing design. His expertise lies in designing and implementing brands for web, consumer design and corporate communications. Tix: http://tinyurl.com/EFGPNov2016

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