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Thursday, September 21
 

9:00am

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Exhibitor Hall Opens
Tag a SmallBiz Selfie with your colleagues by taking a picture of your group at the entrance to the Expo and posting to your social media with hashtag #smallbizexpo.


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Diego Convention Center

9:30am

Speed Networking Session 1
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Speed Networking

9:30am

25 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How To Make Money Online
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to sell your product and services online. You will learn specifically what it takes to build a website that generates more leads and sales. In addition during this session you will also learn some critical drivers to create residual income by selling some of your own intellectual property over the Internet.  

Speakers
avatar for Austin Walsh

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 9

9:30am

8 Steps To Publishing Success
How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue

Imagine walking into a room of like-minded business owners who are all focused on one thing – growing their businesses in a unique and impactful way.

Imagine using the strategies you learn to WIN your prospects attention and EARN the right to have their business.

Imagine learning the RIGHT way to become the trusted authority in your marketplace.

Imagine earning enough money to solidify your financial future and having extra money so you can enjoy your efforts.

Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn a step-by-step system to OWN your market and reap the rewards of being a successfully published business author!

Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 4

9:30am

Building Online Relationships: Effective Communication in Today’s Online World
Leave this presentation with actionable ways to improve your customer communications using social, email, text and video.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Skigen

Michael Skigen

Senior Manager, DexYP


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 5

9:30am

Give Yourself A Raise! Secrets To Immediately Save 30% Or More On Payment Processing
Come and learn how the payments industry is evolving. Learn why accepting multiple forms of payments will increase your profits! The latest technology:
Text-2-pay, mobile payments, email invoices, QuickBooksR integrations, and online shopping carts can be confusing, learn what you should choose and why?

Explore the history of the credit card industry and definitions you need to be familiar with so you can force your processor to give you true processing costs. Discover the right questions to ask so you can immediately save money.

Whether you are a “Face-to-Face” or ecommerce/MOTO (mail order / telephone order) merchant, Leigh will spend time showing you how the system works so you can have the knowledge you need to pick the right processor.


We can’t wait to show you how integrated processing systems save you time, money and help you thrive! Its not just what you make, its what you keep!

Speakers
avatar for Leigh Cook

Leigh Cook

President, Today Payments


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 10

9:30am

How to Effectively Network for Results!
Whether you’re the life of the party or you’re the quiet and reserved wallflower, networking can be intimidating for all of us. The truth of the matter is that most people simply don’t know how to network effectively, and therefore, they don’t do it! People will find anything else under the sun to do besides getting out there and meeting new friends and business contacts.

Which events should you go to? What should you say when you meet someone? How do you follow up properly? These are all normal questions, but unfortunately, people have never been taught properly how to handle these situations. Come and learn from an expert networker and start the process of creating a constant stream of connections and referrals.  

Speakers
SH

Steve Heroux

Next Level Sales Coaching
Steve Heroux Steve.Heroux@nextlevelsalescoaching.com 828.822.9893   Whether you’re the life of the party or you’re the quiet and reserved wallflower, networking can be intimidating for all of us.  The truth of the matter is that most people simply don’t know how to network effectively, and therefore, they... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 7

9:30am

How To Publish Your Book On Amazon & Build Your Business
During this 45 minute engaging, and content packed workshop, you'll learn invaluable insight on how to launch, grow, and build an even more successful business. In addition to that, Manny will share with you ready to use strategies, with tips and tools, on how to publish your book on amazon, and not break the bank by spending thousands of dollars on individual services that are unnecessary. His goal is to help you understand how to position yourself as an expert and, get more leads by using your book as a marketing tool. The process he teaches helps you to structure your book and write it in less than 90 days.


Speakers
avatar for Manny Patrick

Manny Patrick

Powerteam International


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 2

9:30am

Managing Credit For Business Success
Good credit is one of a business owner's most valuable assets. But strong credit isn't something that you simply have or you don't have. Building credit is an active, ongoing process that takes careful management. This workshop we will be focusing on the credit and financing needs of businesses like yours. We'll cover how credit and lending work, explore the possibilities of credit financing, and show you how to make the most of your credit opportunities - both traditional and nontraditional.

Speakers
avatar for Jose Padilla

Jose Padilla

Wells Fargo
Jose Padilla serves as the Wells At Work Program Consultantsupporting the Greater San Diego area. In this role, Jose partnerswith retail and business banking leaders to build and executeWells Fargo’s strategy of supporting the financial health of smallbusinesses and their employees through financial wellnessprograms. | | The Wells Fargo At Work Program is an employee benefitsprogram available for Wells Fargo business customers at no costto their company that includes financial education, tools, andinformation... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Skura

Kristin Skura

Wells Fargo
Kristin Skura serves as the Greater California Small Business Sales Consultant for Wells Fargo. In this role, Kristin partners with retail and business banking team members to build and execute Wells Fargo’s strategy of supporting small businesses in our local communities. A 14-year Wells Fargo veteran, Kristin has been in her current role for 2 years. She has held several positions in the retail bank from teller to Manager. Kristin holds a... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 11

9:30am

Social Marketing With A TWIST
Research shows that humans have an attention span of 8 seconds, which by the way is less than goldfish. Not all businesses are exciting and fun to the naked eyes and ears and finding ways to keep people reading, watching and sharing your information can be challenging. Whether you sell burial plots or lemonade, unless you have Beyoncé drinking the lemonade and the cast of The Walking Dead hanging out at the cemetery, your 8 seconds are up! How do you captivate your audience and keep them engaged with your business? You have to be extraordinarily creative when marketing your business online! Learn what to write in your posts/blogs, what to talk about in your videos and what to say to potential clients to get and keep them engaged. This workshop will empower business leaders, organizations and entrepreneurs to be fearless; toss inhibitions to the wind and come alive digitally!

Speakers
avatar for Kay Bellamy

Kay Bellamy

Brand New World Marketing


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 6

9:30am

The 3 Best Kept Secrets To Make Big Money In Real Estate Industry
Are you Interested in real estate investing for cash flow?

Do you want to own rentals to build wealth?

Would you like to buy houses at a discount like those folks on HGTV? 

Our Workshop guest speaker is a 20 Year expert real estate investor Mark McKeller. He is a part of HomeVestors, the "We Buy Ugly Houses' company- maybe you've seen their yellow black and red billboards or TV commercials.  After all with his national team they have bought over 75,000 houses in the past 20 years. They don't buy foreclosures or MLS listings like every other investor does.  Through their branded advertising campaigns they get calls from sellers that other investors don't find, which means they can get GREAT DEALS.   Come & Learn how you can get access to the HomeVestors System and get a steady stream of calls from MOTIVATED SELLERS just like his team does everyday.  They have a proven system for buying the right houses and avoiding mistakes, PLUS 100% financing for purchase and rehab.  If you're interested in buying houses for cash flow or to build wealth, come see Mark at his workshop.  It might be the best decision to ever make to diversify your income streams and build more wealth in real estate.  DON'T PAY FOR A SEMINAR- BUY HOUSES INSTEAD WITH HOMEVESTORS.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Mckeller

Mark Mckeller

-, We Buy Ugly Houses


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 8

9:30am

The 5 Keys To Build A Successful Home Based Passive Income Business
This workshop will teach you the ‘4M’ system that is utilized by international business leaders, speakers, and authors to generate sustainable passive income streams. This will encompass four separate modules: money, mind-set, manifest, and mastermind. The first describes passive income vehicles, proven in Singh’s time as an investor, international speaker, and book author, whilst the second will cover the mind-set required to think like a wildly successful investor. In the third module you will learn seven of his top tips for manifesting everything you desire. Then finish with knowing how to leverage expert networks in order to become one.  

Speakers
avatar for K. Raj Singh

K. Raj Singh

-, Passive Income Artiste
Investing Mindset Manifest Mastermind Groups Passive Income


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 1

9:30am

The 7 Steps To Quantum Results In Your Life & Business
When you attend this workshop, you will learn how to accelerate your business growth with breakthrough results. You will discover the top 3 reasons people self-sabotage and how to stop. In addition, you will understand how to leverage a powerful communication tool to negotiate real life business deals to close more sales. Plus, you will accelerate your income when you know how to align your goals with your values using our cutting-edge technology. Dawn is a master at language & communication.

Speakers
avatar for Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore

-, BANKCODE


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 3

9:30am

The Basics Of Exporting: Take Your Business Global And Increase Sales And Profit
American Business Television has launched an International Trade Export Promotion Program to extend a world-wide series of workshops to introduce small and mid-sized regional businesses to the basics of exporting  — including costs, risks, commercial transactions, finding overseas markets, trade financing, documentation and logistics.

Speakers
avatar for Yusef Muhammad

Yusef Muhammad

American Business TV
avatar for Dr. Akbar Muhammad

Dr. Akbar Muhammad

American Business TV


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 12

9:45am

MAIN STAGE: VIP Expert Panel
Come & Learn from top Business and Philanthropic Global Leaders on the specifics required to create Success. Each panelist will share  priceless concepts on what it takes to breakthrough your biggest   challenges & achieve your biggest goals! A must attend!

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International


Thursday September 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:15am
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

10:00am

CONSULTANTS Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area B

10:00am

RETAIL, ECOMMERCE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area A

10:00am

TECHNOLOGY Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area C

10:30am

Speed Networking Session 2
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday September 21, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Speed Networking

10:30am

8 Steps To Publishing Success
How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue

Imagine walking into a room of like-minded business owners who are all focused on one thing – growing their businesses in a unique and impactful way.

Imagine using the strategies you learn to WIN your prospects attention and EARN the right to have their business.

Imagine learning the RIGHT way to become the trusted authority in your marketplace.

Imagine earning enough money to solidify your financial future and having extra money so you can enjoy your efforts.

Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn a step-by-step system to OWN your market and reap the rewards of being a successfully published business author!

Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 4

10:30am

Make Your Website Work for You - Presented By Google

Today, we no longer go online, we live online. Throughout the day, we turn to whatever device is at hand to learn, discover, find, or buy things. These intent-rich moments are shaping our decisions and preferences.


For businesses, this change in consumer behavior means infinitely more opportunities to connect with customers at the moment they’re looking for what you offer. It also means that if you’re looking to grow your business, being online with a website or business listing just isn’t enough.

In this workshop, you’ll learn strategies to build or improve a website so you can meet your customers in the moments that matter most.


Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

11:00am

ENTREPRENEUR, START-UP Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area C

11:00am

MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR & MEDIA Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area A

11:00am

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area B

11:30am

MAIN STAGE: How To Find, Fund & Flip Houses In Your Area For Big Profits!
• How to Create Instant & Passive Income
• How to FIND Big Profit Deals
• How to Get FUNDING
• 3 Keys to FLIP in Less Than 30 Days


Thursday September 21, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

12:30pm

Speed Networking Session 3
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Speed Networking

12:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success
How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue

Imagine walking into a room of like-minded business owners who are all focused on one thing – growing their businesses in a unique and impactful way.

Imagine using the strategies you learn to WIN your prospects attention and EARN the right to have their business.

Imagine learning the RIGHT way to become the trusted authority in your marketplace.

Imagine earning enough money to solidify your financial future and having extra money so you can enjoy your efforts.

Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn a step-by-step system to OWN your market and reap the rewards of being a successfully published business author!

Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4

12:30pm

Advertising Online - How To Buy Likes, Tweets, Clicks and More
Join a powerful and engaging presentation on how you can buy advertising to help reach more potential customers for your business.
While organic (free marketing) has its place, owners of growing businesses know they must spend advertising dollars to reach a wider audience, more consistently. Join four time entrepreneur, global speaker and best-selling author Ramon Ray as he gives you the insight you need to advertise your product and solutions.

Speakers
avatar for Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

Publisher, Smart Hustle Magazine


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5

12:30pm

Get More Customers and Referrals Using Social Proof
Come learn what social proof is, the 3 most effective types of social proof, and how the biggest companies and brands like Coca-Cola, Tony Robins, and Apple use these to generate billions in sales. We will teach you how to use social proof in your business to get new customers and referrals immediately. You will learn the Success Formula which will increase your sales by up to 88%. By attending this workshop you will be entered to win a Free iPad that we will be giving away that day. Come learn how to increase your business and start getting more clients and referrals today!

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Howard

Trevor Howard

SoTellUs
Trevor Howard has always had an entrepreneurial mindset. Starting at a young age traveling the country with his father listening to Zig Ziglar, Stephen Covey, and Dale Carnegie. | Trevor started several successful marketing companies including WebForce Pro, onTop local, EzSiteMaster, ThePost Place, and SoTellUs which have helped thousands of small business owners around the world dominate their competition online and drive record growth in their businesses standing out from their... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 7

12:30pm

Hottest New Systematic Way To Make MONEY Trading Stocks!
•  How to Build a Million Dollar Portfolio
• 5 Keys to Making a Fortune in the Stock Market
• How to Create Generational Wealth
• Secrets to Beat Wall Street’s Best Traders

Speakers
avatar for Randy Tate

Randy Tate

Flip Wall Street


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 3

12:30pm

How To Earn 6 Figures Per Year As A Public Speaker Beginners & Experts Welcome
 Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Our guest speaker will also
share how to sell from the stage and turn what you are passionate about into a successful public speaker business. It is a must attend for authors,
coaches and consultants as well as anyone that is seriously interested in  making money as a public speaker.   

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 2

12:30pm

Learn How To Build Your Brand On The Radio
Being interviewed on the radio opens new doors of opportunity, creates credibility and expands your brand awareness locally or globally. Angel has broadcasted over 2000 radio show and she will teach you the steps to getting featured on radio, how to find great radio shows and podcasts, how to write a great pitch, and most importantly, how to turn your radio interviews into ongoing marketing campaigns. Let’s turn you into a radio celebrity! 

Speakers
avatar for Angel Tuccy

Angel Tuccy

-, Experience Pros
Marketing, advertising, networking, speaking


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 9

12:30pm

The 3 Best Kept Secrets To Make Big Money In Real Estate Industry
Are you Interested in real estate investing for cash flow?

Do you want to own rentals to build wealth?

Would you like to buy houses at a discount like those folks on HGTV?

Our Workshop guest speaker is a 20 Year expert real estate investor Mark McKeller. He is a part of HomeVestors, the "We Buy Ugly Houses' company- maybe you've seen their yellow black and red billboards or TV commercials.  After all with his national team they have bought over 75,000 houses in the past 20 years. They don't buy foreclosures or MLS listings like every other investor does.  Through their branded advertising campaigns they get calls from sellers that other investors don't find, which means they can get GREAT DEALS.   Come & Learn how you can get access to the HomeVestors System and get a steady stream of calls from MOTIVATED SELLERS just like his team does everyday.  They have a proven system for buying the right houses and avoiding mistakes, PLUS 100% financing for purchase and rehab.  If you're interested in buying houses for cash flow or to build wealth, come see Mark at his workshop.  It might be the best decision to ever make to diversify your income streams and build more wealth in real estate.  DON'T PAY FOR A SEMINAR- BUY HOUSES INSTEAD WITH HOMEVESTORS.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Mckeller

Mark Mckeller

-, We Buy Ugly Houses


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 8

12:30pm

The 7 Steps To Quantum Results In Your Life & Business
When you attend this workshop, you will learn how to accelerate your business growth with breakthrough results. You will discover the top 3 reasons people self-sabotage and how to stop. In addition, you will understand how to leverage a powerful communication tool to negotiate real life business deals to close more sales. Plus, you will accelerate your income when you know how to align your goals with your values using our cutting-edge technology. Dawn is a master at language & communication.

Speakers
avatar for Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore

-, BANKCODE


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 1

12:30pm

Work From Anywhere And Save Money With The Cloud
Harness the power of cloud to save money, increase efficiency, and free yourself from being stuck in your office. Learn tools that help you take your business to the top of your industry. Get a better look into what IT acronyms mean, ways to extend the life of equipment, low cost ways to ensure data is kept private, and ways to eliminate the need for servers and even IT staffing. From stationary to extraordinary.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Brooks

Jason Brooks

Beanstalk Computing
avatar for Sonya Z. Meline

Sonya Z. Meline

VP of Sales & Marketing, Effortless Office
Sonya Z. Meline, is a consummate organizer, dynamic speaker, and motivator with an entrepreneurial-drive. Meline holds a deep passion for sharing the tools for success with others – and can be found leading the San Diego community of Women in Technology as well as co-chairing t... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6

12:30pm

Your Money Should Be Its Own Business: How To Trade /Invest And Win Like Banks & Institutions
As business owners, your money should always be treated like a business. Eventually, it will be your only business! Learn how to work smarter, not harder, with your money. In this workshop, learn why Wall Street achieves their financial goals and you don’t. Learn how to see the financial markets the way the bank and institutions see them. Take away the keys to making decisions and winning with your money consistently – like any business should! Steps to start protecting and growing your money – like a business. In this 45-minute session, Sam Seiden, award-winning educator, will demonstrate how his patented Supply and Demand Method™ is the foundation for success with your money. Don’t miss it!

Speakers
avatar for Sam Seiden

Sam Seiden

Chief Education Officer, Online Trading Academy
As Chief Education Officer at Online Trading Academy,  Sam brings over 20 years’ experience trading equities, forex, options and futures which began when he was on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where he facilitated institutional order flow with a focus on managing... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 11

1:00pm

CONSULTANTS Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area A

1:00pm

RETAIL, ECOMMERCE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area C

1:00pm

TECHNOLOGY Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Area B

1:15pm

Speed Networking Session 4
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday September 21, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Speed Networking

1:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success
How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue

Imagine walking into a room of like-minded business owners who are all focused on one thing – growing their businesses in a unique and impactful way.

Imagine using the strategies you learn to WIN your prospects attention and EARN the right to have their business.

Imagine learning the RIGHT way to become the trusted authority in your marketplace.

Imagine earning enough money to solidify your financial future and having extra money so you can enjoy your efforts.

Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn a step-by-step system to OWN your market and reap the rewards of being a successfully published business author!

Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 4

1:30pm

Grow Your Business With Google - Presented By Google

The web is helping small businesses grow. As the place where people turn to learn, discover, find, and buy things, it’s connecting customers to small businesses and small businesses to customers. Being online can have a big impact - in fact, businesses have revenue growth 4 times as high over the last year and were 3 times as likely to have created jobs in the last year. (Source: Deloitte, Connected Small Busienss, US, 2017)

At Google, we see the power of the web working for American small businesses every day. Millions of small businesses are found on Google Search and Maps every single day across the nation. 

With a little bit of elbow grease and the help of technology, we believe every business can grow online. Join us in this workshop to learn about how Google search works and how to use free Google tools to grow your business online.


Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

2:00pm

ENTREPRENEUR, START-UP Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area B

2:00pm

MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR & MEDIA Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area C

2:00pm

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Area A

2:30pm

MAIN STAGE: The Power To Invest Like An Expert Trader With The Click Of A Mouse
•  How to Build a Million Dollar Portfolio
• 5 Keys to Making a Fortune in the Stock Market
• How to Create Generational Wealth
• Secrets to Beat Wall Street’s Best Traders

Speakers
avatar for Randy Tate

Randy Tate

Flip Wall Street


Thursday September 21, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

3:00pm

CREATIVE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area C

3:00pm

FINANCE, INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area A

3:00pm

GOVERNMENT, NON-PROFIT, EDUCATION Meeting // Get Dotted
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field and to start making those valuable business connections!


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Area B

3:15pm

Speed Networking Session 5
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday September 21, 2017 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speed Networking

3:30pm

25 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How To Make Money Online
In this workshop you will learn exactly how to sell your product and services online. You will learn specifically what it takes to build a website that generates more leads and sales. In addition during this session you will also learn some critical drivers to create residual income by selling some of your own intellectual property over the Internet.  

Speakers
avatar for Austin Walsh

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 9

3:30pm

5 Keys To Build Wealth Through Real Estate
• How to Create Instant & Passive Income
• How to FIND Big Profit Deals
• How to Get FUNDING
• 3 Keys to FLIP in Less Than 30 Days


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 1

3:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success
How Writing A Book Can Skyrocket Your Revenue

Imagine walking into a room of like-minded business owners who are all focused on one thing – growing their businesses in a unique and impactful way.

Imagine using the strategies you learn to WIN your prospects attention and EARN the right to have their business.

Imagine learning the RIGHT way to become the trusted authority in your marketplace.

Imagine earning enough money to solidify your financial future and having extra money so you can enjoy your efforts.

Please join us and in just 45 short minutes you will learn a step-by-step system to OWN your market and reap the rewards of being a successfully published business author!

Speakers

Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm

Close More Sales with the Power of Reviews
Come learn how to get more reviews and how to integrate them in all of your marketing to increase sales in your company. Troy Howard has not only built and ran multi-million dollar businesses but he has spent the last 19 years teaching business owners how to automate and grow their own businesses. Join him today to learn how to use the power of reviews to double or triple your sales by integrating powerful reviews in all of your marketing both in print and online. As a special bonus, by attending this workshop you will be entered in to win a Free iPad that we will be giving away that day.  

Speakers
avatar for Troy Howard

Troy Howard

SoTellUs
Troy Howard’s passion for combining technology and marketing has been a driving force in his life, leading him from selling yellow page ads to an executive of a publicly traded company, and ultimately an entrepreneur. |   Troy started his sales and marketing career as a project manager... Read More →


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 7

3:30pm

Exposing An Industry Preying On Small Business Owners; Ways To Protect Yourself

What's the slimiest, most despicable industry you can think of? If you're a small business owner, chances are it pales in comparison to the merchant processing industry. Shockingly, though they hold you and your customers private personal data in their hands, as well as the lifeblood of your business, there are no regulations, and an incredibly low barrier to entry. On top of all this, it’s designed to be purposefully confusing so those at the top can reap the most rewards. Bottom line: the deck is stacked against small business owners.

Gravity Payments has made it their mission to stand up for the little guy who is often taken advantage of by this predatory industry. Courtney Tavares will breakdown the exact tricks credit card processing companies employ to suck the most money out of your business. From hidden fees in contracts to predatory leases to non-existent customer service. Courtney will arm you with the tools to protect your business against an industry determined to make “screw-you money” at your expense.


Speakers
avatar for Courtney Tavares

Courtney Tavares

Gravity Payments


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 10

3:30pm

Generate The Highest ROI With Email Marketing
Email is one of the strongest channels of marketing, especially when it comes to the return on investment. Over the years the average return on investment for email has been of $43 per $1 spent. It has a massive reach and is very affordable. But how do you calculate the return? Join us to learn how to get the most out of your emails and make sure you get the highest return possible.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Schweickert

Robert Schweickert

Benchmark Email


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 5

3:30pm

How To Earn 6 Figures Per Year As A Public Speaker Beginners & Experts Welcome
 Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Our guest speaker will also
share how to sell from the stage and turn what you are passionate about into a successful public speaker business. It is a must attend for authors,
coaches and consultants as well as anyone that is seriously interested in  making money as a public speaker.   

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 8

3:30pm

How To Leverage The Power Of Your Personal Brand On Social Media
With over a decade of sales and marketing experience Rey Perez will teach you 5 proven strategies to sell more with less resistance and help you build an even more successful business. You will learn how to create a highly effective personal brand, gain massive exposure, leverage the power of social media, increase your lead flow, and lastly, convert more sales.

Speakers
avatar for Rey Perez

Rey Perez

-, AMP
REY IS A BRANDING & MARKETING EXPERT THAT HELPS ELITE ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS OWNERS ATTRACT MORE LEADS AND INCREASE SALES BY CREATING ENGAGING MULTIMEDIA MARKETING CONTENT THAT BUILDS TRUST, CREDIBILITY & EXPERT AUTHORITY STATUS FOR THEIR BRAND.


Thursday September 21, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2

3:30pm

4:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Success By Design The 7 Core Elements To Build An Unstoppable Business!
• How to Make the Person in the Mirror a Dynamic Leader
• How to 10X your Leads & Sales
• How to Optimize Your Internet Marketing
• How to Attract Powerful Partners
• How to Go From Busyville to Productivity Central

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International


Thursday September 21, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

6:00pm

The Official Networking After Party @ Striders, 100 J St., San Diego, CA 92101 (co-hosted by Network After Work)
Join us after the Expo from 6:00-9:00 PM for our After Party, hosted in conjunction with Network After Work. Exhibitors & Sponsors receive free entry. The After Party will take place at Striders, 100 J St., San Diego, CA 92101.

Thursday September 21, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Striders 100 J St., San Diego, CA 92101