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Thursday, August 17
 

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 August 17, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Mateo County Event 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 August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Speed Networking

9:30am

25 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online - Sponsored By Powerteam International
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 August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 1

9:30am

8 Steps To Publishing Success - Sponsored By Black Card Books
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!

Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 7

9:30am

How to Use Cause Based Marketing to Grow Your Business - Sponsored By Powerteam International
At this breakthrough workshop you will learn about an amazing platform that makes it super simple for your business to be positioned as a socially conscious business. In addition you will learn about utilizing cause based marketing to increase your brand awareness and gross revenue for your company.  

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Taylor

Nicole Taylor

Powerteam International


Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 2

9:30am

Learn the 7 Easy Steps to Get Capital You Need for Your Business - Sponsored By Powerteam International
When you attend this workshop you will learn how to get funding for you business. In addition you will discover how to navigate the crazy world of options you can use to get funding for your business. Our speaker James Yin is a master at helping companies put together the proper structure to get the business capital you need to build your success story!  

Speakers
avatar for James Yn

James Yn

Brick Equity LLC


Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 3

9:30am

New Technology Shows You How You Can Lower Your Cleaning Costs And Keep Your Staff And Customers Happier And Healthier Starting Today - Sponsored By GoGreenClean
3 Key Points You Can Leverage Right Now To Help You Reduce Your Monthly Cleaning Expenses While Simultaneously Eliminating Dangerous and Toxic Chemicals From Polluting Your Community.

You Will Learn About A Unique and Patented New Cleaning Solution Made From 99.83% Water That is Safe and Affordable and Replaces Most Harsh Chemical Cleaners.

Discover How New Technology Converts Tap Water Into A Superior Cleaning Agent Powerful Enough To Replace Ammonia, Alcohol, Soap, and Detergent-Based Cleaners.

Ideal for Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Retail, Schools, Kitchens, Jewelers, Pet Stores, Spas/Salons, Janitorial Services, and Many More.

CHANCE TO WIN FREE MONTH SUPPLY open to All Attendees (value $100) 

Speakers
avatar for Marc Gamble

Marc Gamble

GoGreenClean


Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 4

9:30am

SIZE MATTERS! How to Grow a Million Dollar Business - Sponsored By Julie Gordon White
Julie Gordon White’s talk, “SIZE MATTERS! How to Grow a Million Dollar Business” takes entrepreneurs on a journey to discover 4 exponential strategies to grow a million-dollar business with loyal customers, seven-figure revenues, and an enterprise worthy of a future sale. During this engaging 45-minute presentation, Julie will:

● Show how to leverage cash flow for steady and predictable income
● Uncover the most powerful formula for creating an exponential business that you love
● Teach the secrets of making a dream business sellable for the ultimate exit price

SIZE MATTERS! How to Grow a Million Dollar Business is based on the real-life results of the companies Julie has sold as well as growing her firm own from zero to over 5 million, so get ready for an informative and inspiring talk that will make your attendees think, learn, and grow!  

Speakers
avatar for Julie Gordon White

Julie Gordon White

Julie Gordon White is an award-winning entrepreneur, master business coach, bestselling business author, and TEDx speaker. | | Julie has advised thousands of business owners as the founder & CEO of BlueKey Mergers & Acquisitions, a boutique multi-million dollar firm she founded in 2004, and through her bestselling book, "EXIT! 12 Steps to Sell Your Business for the Price You Deserve". In 2012, Julie began living her true passion as the founder of The WELL for Women Entrepreneurs, teaching thousands of women how to crack the code of growing to a million and someday selling for a million through step-by-step training and coaching programs, media, speaking, and signature events. | | Julie is a featured small business expert for Google Small Business and Intuit QuickBooks; and has been quoted in Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Bloomberg Businessweek.com, New York Times, Enterprising Women, Black Enterprise, and San Francisco Business Times. In 2017, Julie will release her new book... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 5

9:30am

Social Marketing With A TWIST - Sponsored By Brand New World Marketing
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 August 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 6

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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Area C

10:00am

MAIN STAGE: VIP Celebrity 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 August 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

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 August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Speed Networking

10:30am

8 Steps To Publishing Success - Sponsored By Black Card Books
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!

Thursday August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 7

10:30am

10:30am

Does Your Business Have The Insurance Coverage It Needs? - Sponsored By CoverHound
As a small business owner, you’ve got plenty of things on your plate. Trying to decipher which insurance your business needs, shouldn’t be one of them.

Let us take the mystery out of it and show you why small businesses need both business and cyber insurance. At our workshop you’ll hear real stories about business owners like you, who realized how important protecting their business is to their overall success.

Business and cyber insurance is important for every company, because let’s face it, life happens. We’ll show you how quick and easy submitting a claim can be, getting you back on your feet and back in business.

At CoverHound, protecting your passion is our passion. Swing by booth 310 and let us show you. We look forward to speaking with you! 

Speakers
avatar for Alan Hsiao

Alan Hsiao

Product Associate, CoverHound


Thursday August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 4

10:30am

How To Leverage The Power Of Your Personal Brand On Social Media - Sponsored By Powerteam International
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

Branding Authority Expert, AMP Productions
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 August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 2

10:30am

How to Publish Your Book on Amazon & Build Your Business - Sponsored By Powerteam International
During this 60 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 Vargas

Manny Vargas

Powerteam International


Thursday August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 1

10:30am

Surviving And Thriving In The Digital Age - Sponsored By Google
Most businesses owners know that getting online is important, but don't t know where to even start. This workshop is a crash course on what it means to get online and create the digital storefront that allows your business to thrive.

This workshop focuses DOING not just learning. Attendees of the workshop will come out with a tangible presence on Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Additionally, we will discuss creating a website, Instagram Business Pages, and finish with some open time to discuss other technologies the attendees would like to discuss.

Attendees are asked to please bring their laptops and/or smart phones to complete exercises and get the most from the experience.

Join us for a unique opportunity ask questions directly to Google and learn how to take your business to the next level. 

Speakers

Thursday August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 6

10:30am

The Wealth Formula:The 7 Keys to Creating UNLIMITED Prosperity - Sponsored By Powerteam International
When you attend Adam's 60 Minute Breakthrough Experience you will learn the process
to become an unstoppable Entrepreneur. At this amazing workshop you will discover the key
drivers the CEO's of many fortune 500 companies have figured out to breakthrough the biggest
challenges and create massive success. After speaking to over 300,000 people at some of the
biggest conferences in the world - we are honored to have him speaking at an upcoming Powerteam Inspiration2020 Workshop at the Small Business Expo.  IT IS A MUST ATTEND! 

Speakers

Thursday August 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 3

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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Area B

11:30am

MAIN STAGE: How to Create Massive Wealth Through Real Estate Investing
• 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Speed Networking

12:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success - Sponsored By Black Card Books
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!

Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 7

12:30pm

Energy Saving Stories From The Field - Sponsored By Pacific Gas & Electric
There is no Powerpoint, and you’re not going to get free stuff, we’re not going to suit-up and try to dazzle you. We’re going to bring the chairs in close, share stories from the field that have led to real savings for our customers. So, come hear about how one lightbulb saved a customer $52,000 and a simple rate conversation ended up in a customer having enough money to take his wife on a Hawaiian vacation, every year. These results won’t happen for everybody but learn the best practices from these customers’ stories and see how they empowered themselves and took control of their energy usage.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Doswald

Eric Doswald

Pacific Gas & Electric
Eric Doswald, PE, a Cal Poly grad and Registered Engineer, has been with PG&E for 8 years, after spending 8 years as a consulting engineer. Eric joined PG&E as a Hydro-Electric Power Generation Engineer and in his role he acted as the Responsible Engineer for 14 Hydro-Electric power plants, as well as several critical dams and... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6

12:30pm

Hottest New Systematic Way to Make MONEY Trading Stocks! - Sponsored By Powerteam International
•  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

Flipping Wall Street


Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 2

12:30pm

How To Earn 6 Figures Per Year As A Public Speaker Beginners & Expert Welcome - Sponsored By Powerteam International
Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Our guest speaker will alsoshare 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 August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 3

12:30pm

Managing Credit For Business Success - Sponsored By Wells Fargo
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 Andrew Foust

Andrew Foust

Wells Fargo


Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5

12:30pm

The 3 Best Kept Secrets to Make Big Money in Real Estate Industry - Sponsored By Powerteam International
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 Chris Evans

Chris Evans

We Buy Ugly Houses


Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 1

12:30pm

Your Business: Before and After Mobile Promotions - Sponsored By Switch2Local
Like most small businesses, you probably haven’t had time to explore mobile marketing. Don’t put this off any longer! In this session, learn how mobile promotions can dramatically change your marketing and improve your bottom line. Build the most important asset for your small business -- the mobile customer list. With email and print offers producing less and less conversions, use your mobile customer list to send on demand, personalized campaigns that return double-digit conversions! Reach your customers wherever they are instantly!

Speakers
avatar for Kabir Mohammed

Kabir Mohammed

Switch2Local


Thursday August 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4

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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Speed Networking

1:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success - Sponsored By Black Card Books
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!

Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 7

1:30pm

Advertising Online - How To Buy Likes, Tweets, Clicks And More - Sponsored By AT&T
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 August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 5

1:30pm

How to Generate 6 Figures Annually as a Forex Trader & Trainer - Sponsored By Powerteam International
Forex, also known as foreign exchange, FX or currency trading, is a decentralized global market where all the world's currencies trade. The forex market is the largest, most liquid market in the world with an average daily trading volume exceeding $5 trillion. All the world's combined stock markets don't even come close to this. But what does that mean to you? Take a closer look at forex trading and you may find some exciting trading opportunities unavailable with other investments by utilizing highly effective tools & services to help traders make the right decisions in the Forex markets. In addition you will learn about what it takes to become a trainer with one of fastest growing companies in America. 

Speakers

Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 3

1:30pm

How to Maximize Your Profits Through Innovative Tax Strategies - Sponsored By Powerteam International
When you attend this workshop you will learn how to legally maximize your deductions and pay only what you legally have to.  Losing out on important tax deductions can cost you 40%.  Learn business strategies that will keep more cash in your pocket.

Speakers
avatar for Iris Hecker

Iris Hecker

Independent Consulting.com


Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 2

1:30pm

Surviving And Thriving In The Digital Age - Sponsored By Google
Most businesses owners know that getting online is important, but don't t know where to even start. This workshop is a crash course on what it means to get online and create the digital storefront that allows your business to thrive.

This workshop focuses DOING not just learning. Attendees of the workshop will come out with a tangible presence on Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Additionally, we will discuss creating a website, Instagram Business Pages, and finish with some open time to discuss other technologies the attendees would like to discuss.

Attendees are asked to please bring their laptops and/or smart phones to complete exercises and get the most from the experience.

Join us for a unique opportunity ask questions directly to Google and learn how to take your business to the next level. 

Speakers

Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 6

1:30pm

The Basics Of Exporting: Take Your Business Global And Increase Sales And Profit - Sponsored By American Business TV
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 Dr. Akbar Muhammad

Dr. Akbar Muhammad

American Business TV
Akbar Muhammad, is a Historian and Consultant on International Affairs, Africa and the Middle East. Akbar has traveled to and met top diplomatic officials to over 144 countries around the world—including 44 African nations—and has lived in Ghana, Africa for over a decade. Through the Africa and Middle East Literacy Foundation, he continues to consult with African and World leaders to promote humanitarian efforts in many parts of the world, including galvanizing Business... Read More →
avatar for Yusef Muhammad

Yusef Muhammad

American Business TV
As Chief Executive Officer of American Business TV, Mr. Muhammad advises companies on foreign currency exchange and on how to increase international distribution opportunities; effectively market on digital, social media, TV, radio, or mobile; source manufacturing, and more.


Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 4

1:30pm

Top Wharton Grad Shares 3 Secrets to Create Massive Success - Sponsored By Powerteam International
Come and learn how to understand the mysteries of corporate finances and strategies to grow and build your business. It is a must attend for small to medium sized business owners who desire more and better ways to increase their current productivity and profitability.

When you attend this workshop you will learn how to understand in plain English a financial report and ratio for your business. In addition, you will discover how to put together an outline for a strategic business plan including a key marketing component.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Schooler

Heather Schooler

The Money Library


Thursday August 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 1

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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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

Flipping Wall Street


Thursday August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 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 August 17, 2017 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speed Networking

3:30pm

25 Year Old Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online - Sponsored By Powerteam International
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 August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 1

3:30pm

5 Keys to Build Wealth Through Real Estate - Sponsored By Powerteam International
• 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 August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2

3:30pm

8 Steps To Publishing Success - Sponsored By Black Card Books
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!

Thursday August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 7

3:30pm

Get Acquired! A Guide to Selling Your Company - Sponsored By CFO Rick
Join Rick Belgarde, founder of CFO Rick, when he will provide a step-by-step guide on the right time to sell, determining the value of your company, and what you must to do get top dollar. Rick will discuss what acquirers are looking for in your products, team, and market. He will also share details on necessary due diligence including financials, legal, marketing/product, and crafting your story. Join us to find out what you should expect during the process and hear two case studies from successful acquisitions. Rick will field your questions throughout the presentation and provide a comprehensive acquisition checklist for attendees only.

Speakers
avatar for Rick Belgarde

Rick Belgarde

Founder, CFO Rick, CFO Rick


Thursday August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 6

3:30pm

Innovative Accounting: The Connected Business - Sponsored By Xero
The cloud isn't just a place to store music and pictures any more. It's an efficiency and productivity solution.

The cloud is providing small businesses access to tools and information like no other time in our history. From anywhere at any time you can collaborate with advisors, source goods from across the oceans and provide world class service to your customers in your back yard.

In this session we'll discuss how to access your current technology, identify...

Assessing your current technologies
Identifying cloud technologies
Improved productivity
Team collaboration

Speakers

Thursday August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm

Learn How to Get Out of Any Situation and Take 100% Ownership of Your Future! - Sponsored By Powerteam International
When you attend this workshop you will learn the innovative key principles to creating personal freedom in your life. In addition you will discover how to create awareness of the perspectives, beliefs, and attitudes that may be holding you back. Plus if you are interested you will also learn about an opportunity to design solid strategies to create your personal “blueprint” for greater success. Kevin is a certified trainer & coach.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Knight

Kevin Knight

Owner, Liberation Is Imperative
Kevin Knight is an author, speaker and high-performance breakthrough expert who knows what it takes to turn your life around. An inspired communicator and strategist, he has a record of enhancing performance for individuals and companies. He excels in both one-on-one settings and... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 3

3:30pm

4:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Success By Design The 7 Keys to Build a 7 Figure Business
• Unleash Your Passion to WIN
• Become the Go to Expert in Your Field
• Create Your 24/7 Marketing Machine
• How to Build the Ultimate Success Plan
• Bonus Session on Public Speaking

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International


Thursday August 17, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater (Main Stage)

6:00pm

The Official Networking After Party @ Vinyl Room 221 Park Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010 (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 Vinyl Room 221 Park Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010.

Thursday August 17, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Vinyl Room 221 Park Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010