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Thank you for your interest in the 6th Annual Business & Leadership Conference taking place on June 22, 2016 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. The registration fee provides full access to the Networking Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, Workshops, a Pitch The Editor event and the Exhibit Hall. In addition to the conference there is private closing reception where separate tickets are availalbe for purchase. Please note, conference attendee space is limited to the first 400 people and the reception is limited to 100 attendees. The conference has sold out three years in a row, so don't delay register today!
The Jim Moran Institute is pleased to host its 6th Annual Business & Leadership Conference in South Florida on June 22, 2016. The conference is sure to give you fresh ideas, powerful insights, resources and business strategies you can implement right away! Whether you are an entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO, manager or business owner, there will be many opportunities to learn, share and network. Through the conference we strive to bring our diverse business community together and all business types are welcome. You will hear from great speakers covering subject matters that are important to every business. There will also be breakout workshops where you can join smaller groups to spend more time reviewing topics that interest you most. And at every stage of the event, you’ll have opportunities to meet business experts, mingle with your peers and find out about resources available to support your business.
If you will need overnight accommodations, we are pleased to announce that the Jim Moran Institute has partnered the two local hotels and secured special rates for attendees.
EVENT ACTIVITES Business Workshops Keynote SpeakerExhibit HallBreakfast ReceptionLuncheonPitch The Editor & More EventPrivate Reception - additional fee
SESSION TOPICS Leadership & ManagementSuccession Planning For Small BusinessesGrowing Your Non-profitMarketing & Social MediaLean Business ModelCyber SecurityDeveloping Great Sales SkillsMore Coming Soon!
LOCATIONGreater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Check-in opens. At the door registration is based on ticket availability.
Breakfast Networking Reception & Exhibit Hall (check-in)
Opening Session: Don Yaeger, nine-time New York Times Best-Selling Author & Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated
Luncheon Keynote Session: Amy Cosper, VP/Editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine
Closing Session: Pitch The Editor & More
Private Reception: a separate ticket purchase event
As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, an nine-time New York Times Best-selling author and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America's most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story. Don has developed a reputation as a world-class storyteller and has been invited as a guest to every major talk show – from Oprah to Nightline, from CNN to Good Morning America.Topic: What Makes The Great Ones Great
One of the most prominent voices in the world on the topic of entrepreneurship, Amy Cosper is the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Media Inc. Named Fast Company's "25 Smartest Women on Twitter", Cosper has not only been reporting and commenting on the world of entrepreneurship, she has been shaping it through the pages of a magazine that has seen meteoric growth, and become the most respected in its field.Topic: The Economic And Cultural Impact Of Thinking Like An Entrepreneur
Watch 5 lucky conference attendees as they present a 3 minute pitch to Amy Cosper, Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine and our own local panelist. Hear what the editor and experts have to say about the quality of the pitch, the story behind it and the worthiness of the idea. Learn how YOU can improve your own pitch by listening in to this very special, personalized advice. Local Panelist: Marv Russell of Marv Russell Enterprises and Andy Henriquez of Show Up For Your Life, LLC
Lean Business Model (For Profit)
Exit Strategies: Preparing to Sell Your Business
for the Maximum Price
Search Engine Optimization: It's All About Keywords
The Power of Professionalism
The Nonprofit as a For-profit Model: Maximizing Alternate Revenue Streams
Customer Experience Anarchy: Service Hacks for Innovative Leaders
Lean Business Model (Nonprofit)
Solving Financial Challenges
Let's Talk Digital:Online Marketing Strategies to Get You Noticed &
Inspire Your Customers to Take Action
Developing Your Future Leaders
Seal The Deal: Turning Prospects into
Loyal Clients and Raving Fans
Mind of a Leader
Finding Your Impact Zone
The Jim Moran Institute is pleased to offer businesses an opportunity to support the Business & Leadership Conference. We offer numerous opportunities for you to advertise your business at any price range.
Check out all of the Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunities available: Download Sponsorship Information Packet DEADLINE - June 8th (to have name in the program) June 21st (final day to purchase - due by noon)Pay Online Here: Sponsorships, Program Ads, Exhibit Table & More
211 First Call for Help
Access Florida Finance Corporation
BYL Network, Inc.
Child Rescue Coalition
Communicating Energy Wellness Institute
Converged Solutions and Services
Design For You, Inc.
Digital Corporate Training, Inc.
First Citizens Bank
Fresh Start Beverage Company
Friends and Stars Inc.
Gold Coast Venture Capital Association
Innovation Hub @ Broward College
Kawa Community Partners
Legacy Bank of Florida
McKinley Financial Services Inc.Minuteman Press - Ft. LauderdaleMinuteman Press - Deerfield Beach
Moore Communications Group
My Fab Events
My Personal Business Coach LLC/ COI - Center of Influence Womens Network
Palm Beach County OSBA
RDS Team-A1 Printer Repairs
SBDC Ft. Lauderdale
South Florida Business Connections
Wizard Creations, Inc.
Xtreme Action Park
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