U.S. Small Business Conference & Expo
Fri. November 11, 2011, 9am-5pm
San Mateo County Event Center
Mark your calendar for 11/11/11 (Veterans Day) for this patriotic business event!
Once a year, the U.S. Small Business Conference™ tours the nation at different cities where it can serve the most small business owners, entrepreneurs and other professionals. This year, we've selected the San Francisco Bay Area to host our annual conference. This will be the only time we will be in San Francisco area as we move throughout the country providing valuable resources, training and business connections.
would appreciate your support - please encourage others to Vote for Cesar Plata, Founder of everyCircle.com. Click here by Sat. October 29: http://ussmallbusinessconference.com/vote
Cesar was recently nominated as the San Francisco Bay Area's Best Business Connector. Although he prefers to collaborate than compete with others (it’s all about sharing and paying it forward), this is an opportunity that could benefit many people. This honor will allow everyCircle.com to get more exposure, which in turn will help us reach out to and help more Bay Area businesses grow.
winner will be announced at the opening ceremony on November 11.
This year we are including an EXPO where businesses can showcase their products or services. EARLY BIRD vendors can take advantage of having their own table for only $325 which includes 10 DOUBLE Admission Tickets to sell, share or give away! That’s valued at $400 and actually can give you a $75 PROFIT!
Seven expert speakers will be presenting throughout the conference discussing topics related to Productivity to Profits such as Selling in a NEW Economy, Getting Clients NOW, Strategies to get MORE Done in Less Time While Making More Money, Spend ONLY 30 Minutes to Get HUGE Impacts for Social Media, Creating Systems to Automate Your Business, How to Manage Multiple Companies and Delegate More.
Speakers include Eric Lofholm, Caterina Rando, Ann Evanston, Joshua Zerkel, CJ Hayden, Katrina Sawa and Darlene Willman. (See below)
Nominations for our awards are being accepted until 10/1/11. Three individuals will be recognized at our conference.
Our national award is, “America’s Most Influential Business Connector”
Our local award “Best Business Connector in San Francisco” and since our conference is on Veterans Day, “Beyond the Call U.S. Veteran in Business”.
If you know of someone that supports small business by offering referrals, resources, coaching, mentoring or other business development, please take a minute and nominate them. Nominations can be submitted directly on our website.
Early Bird Tickets are ONLY $30 for an individual, $40 for double admission or a group of 10 for $100.
To learn more about the 2011 U.S. Small Business Conference™ & EXPO and to reserve your tickets or vendor table, please visit http://USSmallBusinessConference.com
THREE different sponsorship packages are available and provide multiple marketing opportunities. Please contact the event organizer immediately to participate or send a request for details to Sponsorships@USSmallBusinessConference.com or call direct at 636-387-3000.
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2011 U.S. Small Business
Every year we organize an incredible
line up of professional speakers who are experts in business
development. We have selected the following speakers for this year’s
conference out of hundreds of applications. We know you’ll benefit
from learning their secrets and strategies to this year’s topic…“Productivity
Master Sales Trainer www.SalesChampion.com
Eric has trained tens of thousands of
sales professionals nationwide. He is President and CEO of Eric
Lofholm International, Inc., an organization he founded
to serve the needs of sales professionals worldwide. Eric began his
career as a top-producing sales representative for 3 different sales
organizations. His consistent track record of regularly outperforming
his fellow sales reps earned a reputation of success that follows him to
this day. Eric has been trained by the top trainers of his time
including: Anthony Robbins and Dr. Donald Moine Ph. D. as well as
countless others. He has an insatiable quest for knowledge that he feeds
by reading, listening to audio tapes, and attending seminars regularly.
Many of America’s top companies hire Eric regularly to train, motivate,
and inspire their sales teams.
Caterina Rando, MA, MCC
Business Success Coach www.CaterinaRando.com
As a sought after speaker and author of
the national best selling book Learn to Power Think
from Chronicle Books, Caterina is featured as a success expert in six
other leading business books: Get Clients Now!
The 11 Commandments of Wildly Successful Women
NAFE Guide to Starting Your Own Business
, Build it Big
Secrets of Top Direct Selling Experts and More Build it Big
Since 1993 Caterina has been coaching and consulting with small
business owners. She is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed and
is most proud of The Business Breakthrough Program. She is known for her
interactive, high-energy and high-content programs. As an award-winning
professional speaker, trainer and facilitator, Caterina has designed
and delivered a variety of customized programs for businesses,
educational organizations and associations in the United States and
Productivity Strategist www.CustomLivingSolutions.com
As a Certified Professional Organizer®
and the founder of Custom Living Solutions,
the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier productivity and organizing
consulting firm, Josh was also the 2008-2010 President of the San
Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Association of Professional
Organizers. He specializes in helping entrepreneurs and small businesses
find easy ways to get control of their space, information, time, and
technology so they can reduce stress and boost their productivity – and
their profits. Josh has been featured in various media, including CBS
News, ABC News, the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner, Organize
Magazine, Online Organizing, and many others, is a regular columnist on
the Franklin Covey website, and is a part of the Neat Fleet from the
Neat Company. Josh is also a popular organizing instructor in the San
Francisco business community, speaking to small and large companies
about the different techniques they can use to optimize efficiency and
productivity in their work environment so they can serve more clients
and make more money.
C.J. Hayden, Author
& Entrepreneurship Coach www.GetClientsNow.com
She’s the author of three books and over
300 articles on marketing, entrepreneurship, life purpose, and social
change. Her bestselling book Get Clients Now! A
28-Day Marketing Program for Professionals, Consultants and Coaches has
become the marketing bible for thousands of independent professionals.
C.J. is also the author of The One-Person Marketing Plan
Workbook, co-author of Get Hired Now!
A 28-Day Program for Finding the Job You Want, and a contributing
author to Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines.
Since 1992, C.J. has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and independent
professionals launch and sustain successful enterprises, serving as an
entrepreneurship coach and trainer. As a coach to solopreneurs with a
mission of service, business owners pursuing their right livelihood, and
for-profit or nonprofit social enterprises, she blends business
coaching with mentoring and practical advice to help her clients thrive.
Katrina Sawa, Author,
Speaker & Coach www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com
She’s known as The JumpStart Your Biz
Coach because she literally kicks her clients and their businesses into
high gear. She works with highly motivated women entrepreneurs that
want to maximize and fast-track their business to make more money and
enjoy more free time. Katrina uses online and offline Relationship
Marketing Systems & Strategies to leverage your resources, contacts
and your expertise; plus she kicks you in the butt to implement it all
Ann M. Evanston, M.A., Social Media Expert www.AnnEvanston.com
Ann has been named by About.com as one
of the Top Six Marketing Consultants, Feb 2001, and recognized in the
Huffington Post for her unique approach in using Facebook to increase
profits though giving. In October 2008 Ann created the Social Networking
Coaching Club, a forum where you get personalized support to learn how
to “discover your REAL edge” and make more online in less time.
Darlene is dedicated to supporting
business professionals by sharing resources, connections, education and
services locally and across the nation. She’s the Founder of the U.S.
Small Business Conference, ACCOMPLISH
Magazine & Radio and the St. Louis
Business Club. Her mission is simple; to inspire others
to reach for their full potential, to break free from their limited
beliefs and to pass on her wisdom. She is a featured expert in The
Networking Masters Interview Series with Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of BNI
and Bob Burg author of Endless Referrals and other incredible leaders
in the networking profession. In addition, she has personally hosted
over 200 networking events in her career and is an award winning author
with over 100 published articles on networking, referrals, productivity,
motivation and other business best practices. Her recently published
book, “Incredible Business” has helped hundreds of people develop their
business through networking. She received the 2008 Award from the U.S.
Small Business Administration for “Women in Business Champion of the
Year.” Darlene has developed strong, influential relationships and
partnerships with some of the world’s top thought leaders and has a well
established professional global network.