Wednesday March 23, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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SCORE NYC Headquarters 
26 Federal Plaza, 6th Floor Conference Center
On Broadway between Duane and Worth Streets
New York 10278

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Registration will begin at 9:00 and each registrant should enter building at 26 Federal Plaza Duane St. entrance. Speed Mentoring will begin at 9:00 and be available throughout the day.  Lunch will be on your own at the mid-day break.


SCORE NYC Workshop Committee 

Free Event: Social Media Marketing Summit 

Don’t miss this symposium and conference which will have it ALL: keynote addresses by social media innovators, breakout sessions on specific applications, Speed Mentoring with our SCORE mentors ... and much more.

Social Media platforms presented will include: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn. Keynote Speakers are Ramon Ray – Social Media 101 and Mary Agnes Antonopoulos – Video and YouTube.  Special Guest LinkedIn Expert – Marc Halpert.

This event is produced free through the generosity of

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Preregistration is required. No walk-ins allowed.

Facilitator:  Jim Alles

 Chief executive with e-commerce background and experience;
 expertise in computer systems and software programs, and 
 web design, specifically for increasing revenues. 

  A SCORE NYC  Mentor, Jim has many SCORE clients involving websites and e-commerce.

Morning Keynote Speaker:  Ramon Ray

Ramon is passionate about helping small business entrepreneurs grow their businesses.  He is often Keynote speaker, Entrepreneur, author and journalist. 

He is Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine and Small
Business Evangelist, Infusionsoft. He frequently blogs about
tech at SmallBizTechnology.

Ramon is an entrepreneuer (started 4 companies and sold one), best selling author, journalist , event producer, speaker and event host. Ramon's third book is Amazon.com best seller Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing. Ramon has shared the stage with Seth Godin, Daymond John, Guy Kawasaki, Simon Sinek, JJ Ramberg, Peter Shankman and other celebrity entrepreneurs. Ramon interviewed President Obama in the President's first live Google Hangout. 

Ramon is not just an ivory tower geek, but as a former technology consultant has hands on experience in a variety of technologies including social media, mobile computing, computer networks, online software and more. Ramon’s expertise is technology, marketing and sales (personal branding, networking, business growth).

Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Mary Agnes Antonopoulos antonopoulos photo

Mary Agnes Antonopoulos is a respected social media strategist. With over 1,000 successful social media and email marketing campaigns for clients like NY Times bestselling author Jack Canfield, JJ Virgin, Jordan Belfort, Christine Comaford and a long list of entrepreneurs and corporations (including AT&T, Panera Bread and Midas Mufflers). She has a 57% open rate on email copy and is a sought after copywriter, YouTube Strategist and speaker. Mary has graduated hundreds of entrepreneurs from her 6-week crash course on maximizing social marketing and has been a featured expert at over 100 conferences, including NY Entrepreneurs Small Biz Expo, Jordan Belfort’s Entrepreneur Bootcamp, The National Medical Editors Conference, Integrative Health Summit, The Big Social Cruise, Author101, and NY Biz Expo, the IBPA and more. 


Special Guest Speaker and LinkedIn Expert: Marc W. Halpert   

Marc W. Halpert is a self-described “multi-preneur.” summit speaker
Since leaving the corporate finance world in 2001, Marc has started 3 companies, all of which he still operates. 

In 2010 he started his third company, connect2collaborate, to spread his LinkedIn and networking evangelism to train and coach others. In all his LinkedIn training and coaching, he offers professionals the opportunity to better explain their brand and positioning on their LinkedIn profile pages: who they really are and why them vs. the competition.

  • As a LinkedIn trainer, Marc has been recognized as a high-energy speaker at national and regional conferences and instructor to sales/marketing and HR/training departments at large and small professional service firms and businesses.
  • He is one of a handful of “evangelists” recognized by LinkedIn nationwide to train nonprofits to cultivate their talent pool, volunteer, board member and donor development opportunities. 
  • His specialty in customized personal coaching has helped individuals in all walks of life and industries to use LinkedIn to better achieve their professional goals.

Marc has authored numerous articles on innovations using the latest LinkedIn techniques for self-branding in national publications, both in paper and online. He serves as a subject matter expert for the business, technology and social media press and he has been heard frequently on WCBS Newsradio 880 AM giving LinkedIn advice on their business reports. He blogs every business day with a LinkedIn Nugget.

Facebook and Instagram:  Petia Bradshaw

Petia A. Bradshaw, MBA, is a Branding/Marketing Strategist, and Principal of The Stylista Group. She began her corporate career at boston.com where she developed effective online marketing campaigns for major clients such as Dunkin Donuts and Fleet Bank. While pursuing her MBA, she was selected by the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation Small Business Initiative to be a student participant on a team of seasoned consultants from Booz Allen. Petia went on to work for major apparel brand Ralph Lauren where she successfully steered the transition of their off-price product line management from the United States to Asia.

As Principal of The Stylista Group, Petia and her team have developed and implemented digital marketing plans that have produced outstanding measurable results. As a member of industry leader Constant Contact™s Authorized Local Expert team, she delivers best practice presentations on digital marketing in the NY Metro Area.

Blogging and E-mail Marketing:  Vik Rajan

Vikram Rajan is the Author of 365 Marketing Thumb-rules, been awarded as "Top 40 under 40 Rising Star" by Long Island Business News; is a frequent presenter at lawyers' Bar Associations & AICPA accountants' society; is a co-founder of phoneBlogger.net.

Web Content and Pinterest:  Maurice Bretzfield 

A serial entrepreneur and a certified Score mentor, Maurice has acquired deep knowledge of Business Management, Financial Planning and Management, Information Architecture and all forms of Internet Marketing. Maurice’s specialties include: Internet Marketing Strategy and Development, Not-For-Profit Shared Value Marketing Initiatives, Internet Technology, Logistics, Design of Complex Integrated Internet Marketing Systems and Outsourcing Management.

Being Productive in the Cloud: Strategies and Tools to Get Marketing Done:  Michael Spadaro

Michael Spadaro Founder and CEO of Profound Cloud, an award-winning IT consulting firm that helps businesses save time and money using innovative technologies, with a background that spans from software development to theatrical design. Expert in technology, productivity, and entrepreneurship.