When

Friday, March 27, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Microsoft Conference Center 
11 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
 

 
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SCORE 
New York Women in Business, SCORE 
212-264-4507 
tan@scorenyc.org 

Friday, March 27| 9am-5pm

Microsoft Conference Center

11 Times Square

Enter on Eighth Ave bw W41st-42nd Street

New York

Want to reach more business customers and tap into the $23.9 trillion global B2B ecommerce market? Selling to other businesses (B2B) can help you grow faster than selling direct to consumers (B2C) alone.

A Content Rich Day

This all-day conference, sponsored by Alibaba.com, kicks off with an exciting keynote address by Ruth Stevens who consults on customer acquisition and retention for consumer and business-to-business clients. She has held senior marketing positions at Time Warner, Ziff-Davis, and IBM, as well as two startups. Ruth teaches at the NYU and Columbia Business Schools, and lectures at business schools around the world. She is past chair of the Business-to-Business Council of the DMA and was named one of Crain's 100 Most Influential People in Business Marketing. Ruth is the author of B2B Data-Driven Marketing: Sources, Uses, and Results.

Attend a panel discussion and workshops on how to identify and target customers; strategies for expanding the distribution of your products to new markets and customers; and ecommerce tools and strategies for increasing buyer traffic to your website.

A Pitch Competition

Join a business pitch competition with total cash prizes of over $12,500. If your business can use an extra $10,000, CLICK here to download detailed rules and regulations and learn more about the competition. 

Or, if you prefer, watch the business pitch competition on March 27 and help select the winners using a live voting app with your mobile devices.

Who Is Eligible To Compete

Businesses selling physical products with revenues and profits for at least one year are welcome to compete. You must also be registered to attend this event. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a Business Plan template you must fill out and return to SCORE no later than Friday, March 6.

The completed business plans will be screened by a panel of judges and eight businesses will be invited to give one minute pitches on March 27. Prize winners will be chosen in front of a live audience using mobile phones during the event.

This full day event is a joint initiative of SCORE NYC and New York Women in Business, and sponsored by Alibaba.com who is providing the cash prizes. 

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$59 Attendance Fee Online registrations only

 Registration closes on Tuesday, March 24 at midnight or when registration maximum is reached

What To Expect

  • HEAR  Successful entrepreneurs share ecommerce strategies for achieving significant growth in the B2B space
  • SIGN UP for expert-led workshops on E-Commerce, sales, marketing and more 

  • LISTEN to eight business pitches and VOTE for the winners
  • NETWORK with business leaders and other entrepreneurs throughout the day and at a social hour with refreshments at the end of the day
  • SCHEDULE a meeting with the Alibaba.com customer success team. Alibaba.com is a leading platform for global B2B ecommerce, connecting companies of all sizes with new customers. We provide the tools necessary to do business on a global scale. Alibaba.com is your opportunity to sell your products to an audience around the world. Find out how you can accelerate the growth of your business by selling on Alibaba.com.
  • VISIT A MARKETPLACE of vendors and business competition businesses. A limited number of Exhibitor Tables will be available for $200 each

Agenda 

9:00-10:00am

Registration/Breakfast/Mentoring

10:00-10:15am 

Opening Remarks/Introductions

10:15-11:15am

Keynote: “How B2B Strategies Can Grow Your Business Faster” - Ruth Stevens, Consultant, Author, Educator

11:30am-12:30pm

Workshops Round One

1. Is Your Website Open for Business? - Byron Hsu, Co-Founder, CTO, Paragon One

2. PANEL: Finding The Best Prospects and Clients For Your Business - Moderator: Debbie Gibb, SVP/GM  Business Partnerships, The New School 

12:30-1:30pm

LUNCH/ Networking

1:30- 2:30pm

Workshops Round TWO

1. Creating Great Content Marketing - Maisha Walker, President, Message Medium

2. Drive Your Business Online: Use Digital Marketing Analytics & Data - Ethan Tishchenko, Business Consultant, SCORE mentor

2:45- 3:45pm

Business Pitch Competition

3:45-4:00pm

Closing Remarks

4:00-5:00pm

Social Hour / Networking


NEW NEWS

New York Women in Business has launched its directory of women-owned businesses on its website. If you have been in business a year and want YOUR business to be listed for FREE, check YES when you register and you will be sent a link to create a profile so you can manage your own listing.

This is another New York Women in Business (NYWIB) event in partnership with SCORE. Visit https://nywib.org/ to learn about this organization dedicated to the success of women entrepreneurs and other upcoming events.