Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 5:15 PM EDT
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Space Coast Convention Center 
301 Tucker Lane
Cocoa, FL 32926

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George Kerestes 
Space Coast SCORE 

5th Annual BizFest 2019 Expo for Entrepreneurs
Simple Ways to Grow Your Business

National Small Business Week is May 5th - 11th. Join SCORE Space Coast Chapter 400 by saluting the men and women who own small businesses here in Brevard County in celebrating this national event at our Annual BizFest Expo for Entrepreneurs.

This year’s theme is Making Technology Work for You. The breakout sessions will be full of information to guide you in the best uses of your technology options that will grow your business, improve operations and better connect you to your customers.

BizFest will be featuring Networking Opportunities with fellow entrepreneurs and business leaders, and SCORE Speed Counseling. Workshops will include topics on successful QuickBooks practices for business operations and growth, video marketing techniques, importance of IT security, enhancing your online presence, automating social media & email marketing, and technology for small business.

Scott Tilley_ keynote speakerOur Keynote Speaker is Scott Tilley, emeritus professor at Florida Institute of Technology, author, Florida Today columnist for the weekly "Technology Today" column, President and founder of the Center for Technology & Society, President and co-founder of Big Data Florida, president of the Space Coast chapter of INCOSE, and a SCWG Fellow.

His recent books include “Systems Analysis & Design” (Cengage, 2016), “Dreams” (Anthology Alliance, 2018), and “Technical Justice" (CTS Press, 2019). He wrote the weekly “Technology Today” column for Florida Today from 2010 to 2018. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Victoria.


10:30 – 11:00


11:00 – 11:45

Round Table Discussion: Each of our presenters will provide a brief overview of their respective topics.

12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 1:45

Keynote Speaker: Scott Tilley: “Making Technology Work for You”


Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

2:00 – 2:45

Breakout Sessions #1 

Scott Barhold “Quickbooks Backing You: A Smarter Way"

Victor Devine “Cyber Security"

2:45 – 3:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

3:00 – 3:45

Breakout Sessions #2

Cheri Martin “Simplifying Social Media & Email Marketing with Automation" 

Barbara and Bob Ingraham “Your Business Presence on the Internet: The Basics”  

3:45 – 4:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

4:00 – 4:45

Breakout Sessions #3

Deidre Beacham“Buried Cash: The Why and How to Bold Video Marketing" 

Brian Gay “Beyond the Brick and Mortar"  - How current and future technology can knock down barriers and help small business compete worldwide..

4:45 – 5:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

5:00 - 5:15

Closing Remarks: George Kerestes, Chapter Co-Chair, Space Coast SCORE


DoTerra Essential Oils, 

Marchetti Gift Assistants USA 

MORSECOM - A Cloud company and global system integrator with a world class team of certified experts at integration and implementation of best-in-class solutions for businesses of all sizes. MORSECOM


Doctor’s Goodwill Foundation, Dr. Kanti Bhalani, Founder.


SCORE National & DistrictHoliday Inn Express & Space Coast Convention Center and Constant Contact 

SCORE, SBDC, SBA, Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce, Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, Melbourne Regional Chamber, Greater Palm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, weVenture (powered by FIT), Goodwill, and  Careersource Brevard 

For more information visit our website www.SpaceCoast.SCORE.org

Only $25 before May 9th, 2019  $35 Day of Event 


 $100 for Groups of 5 before May 9, 2019 | $120 Day of Event

Round Table Discussion: “Shoestring Marketing: How to promote your business while using limited money”  Panel: Steve Weiss, Pizza@Titus Landing, Ashley L. Edens, Real Living, Mutter Real Estate Group , and Richard Martin, WCN Interactive, Inc., Micki Johnson, Facilitator, SCORE Small Business Mentor