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Thursday, August 31
 

9:30am

2-Time INC 500 CEO Teaches: Predictable Growth, Managing Chaos And Beating The Competition
This is for business owners that want to get beyond “just making it.” It’s time for businesses to reap the profits deserved for the hours and sacrifice put in. Join a two-time Inc 500 CEO as he teaches the system used by behemoth companies for years.

Build your business to:
• Double revenue in 12 months
• Open new locations
• Increase order value (average transaction size)
• Add eCommerce
• Attract & attain investors
• Build your business to be franchised
• Staggering profits like you’ve always deserved
• Spend less time IN your business & more time ON your business
• Leverage automation & Artificial Intelligence to make money while you sleep

Don’t miss this session where we’re going to make growth look simple.

All large successful companies started out small, but they don’t have the same problems small businesses experience. Why? They’ve already learned what we’re going to teach you. 

Speakers
avatar for Rhett Doolittle

Rhett Doolittle

CEO, Bluume


Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 9

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, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin was born on the south side of Chicago, son of Bill Walsh, world renowned business and success coach and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of twelve he began to Dj 8th grade graduation parties... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 1

9:30am

5 Steps to Become a Great Business Leader
When you attend this workshop you will learn the difference between a "manager" and a "leader". In addition you will discover how to overcome any obstacle. Anyone that has had the opportunity to work this global expert has been amazed with her ability to help executives instantly raise there game in any industry!  Plus will also learn how to influence your team to action. Lynette is a master at leadership.  It's a must attend! 

Speakers
avatar for Lynette Farlow

Lynette Farlow

MADFIT Corp


Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 4

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!

Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 6

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 August 31, 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 August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 2

9:30am

Learn the 7 Easy Steps to Get Capital You Need for Your Business
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 Yin

James Yin

Brick Equity LLC


Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 3

9:30am

Learn the ‘4M’ System to Passive Income Mastery
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

Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 5

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

President/CEO, Brand New World Marketing


Thursday August 31, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 8

12:30pm

7 Simple Steps to Breakthrough Results
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

Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5

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!

Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6

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 August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 3

12:30pm

How To Turn Data Into Dough
Join GPS Insight in this informative session to learn how to leverage GPS tracking technology and the data obtained from it to increase revenue for your business and build brand loyalty by providing a superior customer experience.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Eatman

Phil Eatman

Director of Commercial Sales, GPS Insight
I have been with GPS Insight for 5+ years and has been in the telematics industry for over 8 years. In that time I have implemented several hundred units to fleets ranging from small to enterprise level. I am based out of Scottsdale, AZ and manage the commercial business sales team... Read More →
avatar for David Press

David Press

GPS Insight


Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 7

12:30pm

HyperGrowth-Build a Sustainable AND Profitable 7+-Figure Business....and Stay There!
​Want to build a cash machine that runs on auto pilot?  Have you already launched, had some initial success, and now looking to scale your business? Then this session is for you. Differentiate your business, hire the right team, and build the systems that will free you up to grow your enterprise! Carl Gould is a Growth Guru​ who  built three 7-Figure+ businesses by age 40, and will show you the secrets of doubling your revenue while increasing your profits.

Speakers
avatar for Carl Gould

Carl Gould

-, 7 Stage Advisors


Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 2

12:30pm

Is Your Vision Fueling A Profitable Business... Or An Expensive Hobby?
*Your vision: Friend or Foe?
*How to stay FOCUSED and in your money making zone.
*Clearing the DISTRACTIONS that OVERWHELM
*Don’t let your business run you.
*Using your vision as an 'anchor in all the storms' to stay on course
*Attract more clients easily and have more JOY in what you are doing
*Make money faster by being the person who STANDS OUT!

Speakers

Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 1

12:30pm

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 Karina Gray

Karina Gray

Wells Fargo
avatar for Roby Schapira

Roby Schapira

Small Business Leader, Wells Fargo


Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 8

12:30pm

The SMB Guide to Email Marketing Success
As a small business, you may not be able to match the access to staff, time and resources that big brands enjoy, but that doesn't mean you can't match the results. Email marketing is a powerful tool for businesses of all sizes, and it can be especially useful for small brands looking to keep up with big players in their industries. This session will arm you with the right email marketing strategies to help overcome budget and staff restraints, allowing you to better connect with consumers despite functioning on a smaller scale.

Speakers

Thursday August 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 9

12:30pm

Top Wharton Grad Shares 3 Secrets to Create Massive Success
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 31, 2017 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4

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, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Austin was born on the south side of Chicago, son of Bill Walsh, world renowned business and success coach and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of twelve he began to Dj 8th grade graduation parties... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 1

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

Speakers
avatar for Armando Montelongo

Armando Montelongo

Armando Montelongo Seminars


Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 5

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!

Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 6

3:30pm

How To Earn 6 Figures Per Year As A Public Speaker Beginners & Expert 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 August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 3

3:30pm

How to Generate 6 Figures Annually as a Forex Trader & Trainer
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 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm

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

President/CEO, Brand New World Marketing


Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 8

3:30pm

The Art & Science of Pivoting Into a Business and Lifestyle You LOVE
When you attend Adam's 45 Minute Breakthrough Experience you will learn the processto become an unstoppable Entrepreneur. At this amazing workshop you will discover the keydrivers 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 PowerteamInspiration2020 Workshop at the Small Business Expo.  IT IS A MUST ATTEND! 

Speakers

Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2

3:30pm

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

CEO, 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.
avatar for Dr. Akbar Muhammad

Dr. Akbar Muhammad

American Business TV


Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 9