When

Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 5:15 PM EDT
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Where

Space Coast Convention Center 
301 Tucker Lane
Cocoa, FL 32926
 

 
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Contact

George Kerestes 
Space Coast SCORE 
904-806-1201
score.chapter400@scorevolunteer.org 

4th Annual BizFest 2018 Expo for Entrepreneurs
8 Marketing Growth Strategies for Business Success

This year’s theme will be Small Business Marketing, and is designed to equip local small business owners with a successful marketing tool box. BizFest will be featuring Networking Opportunities with fellow entrepreneurs and business leaders, SCORE Speed Counseling, Workshops on successful websites, effective selling, developing a marketing plan, social media strategies, customer recruitment and retention, networking, and shoestring marketing.  

Our Keynote Speaker is Shannon Gronich, known as the owner of a “Million Dollar Rolodex” and the Author of “MEDIA MAGIC: Instantly Get Radio, TV, Print, and Internet Press to Give you Limitless Publicity.” 

Shannon Gronich

Shannon has successfully attained over $3.1 MILLION DOLLARS in free publicity for her clients and written the book “Media Magic” in order to lead business entrepreneurs into generating their own publicity - for free! What’s more, she readily shows others how to do the same. A master at creating strategic alliances and developing sustainable partnerships, Shannon almost effortlessly resolves multiple, complex issues while motivating teams to peak performance. Shannon has appeared on television, radio and in the press. She’s co-author of the Amazon #1 best seller “Law of Business Attraction – The Secret of Cooperative Success” with T. Harv Eker of The Millionaire Mind.

 

10:30 – 11:00

Registration

11:00 – 11:45

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, Matt Walter, Chef/Owner, Delicious In Your Mouth Catering (DIYM), Richard Martin, WCN Interactive, Inc. and Micki Johnson, Facilitator, SCORE Small Business Mentor Chef/Owner

12:00 – 1:00

 Lunch

1:00 – 1:45

Keynote Speaker: Shannon Gronich, President, Business Acceleration Network, Inc. – Media Magic: Instantly Get Radio, TV, Print, and Internet Press to Give you Limitless Publicity.”

1:45-2:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

2:00 – 2:45

Breakout Session #1 (Choose One)

         Steve Ruqus:  “The Power of Who: How to Attract and                   Retain Your Ideal Customer" 

         Micki Johnson:  “Is Market Planning Really Necessary?

2:45 – 3:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

3:00 – 3:45

Breakout Session #2 (Choose One)

         Richard & Cheri Martin:  “Social Media Marketing Made              Simple" 

         Paul Sweeney:  “The Keys to Successful Sales”  

3:45 – 4:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

4:00 – 4:45

Breakout Session #3 (Choose One)

         Shannon Burnett-Gronich:  “High Performance                            Networking"  

         Josh Adams:  “The 7 Steps to a Marketing-Focused                      Website" 

4:45 – 5:00

Speed Counseling with Score Mentor

5:00 - 5:15

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

SPONSORS
SCORE National & District, The UPS Store #0151, Holiday Inn Express & Space Coast Convention Center, Doctor’s Goodwill Foundation, Dr. Kanti Bhalani, Founder, Constant Contact, PAYCHECK, Wells Fargo Bank, Center State Bank, FranNet

PARTNERS
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 contact the Space Coast SCORE Chapter Office at 321-254-2288 or email score.chapter400@scorevolunteer.org or visit our website at www.SpaceCoast.SCORE.org

Only $25 before May 9th, 2018 | $30 Standard Admission Fee
$100 for Groups of 5 before May 9, 2018 | $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