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Thursday, May 17
 

9:00am

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Exhibitor Hall Opens
Tag a SmallBiz Selfie with your colleagues by taking a picture of your group at the entrance to the Expo and posting to your social media with hashtag #smallbizexpo.


Thursday May 17, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115

9:30am

Speed Networking Session 1
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time.


Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Speed Networking

9:30am

26 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

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room



Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 2

9:30am

Build, Deliver and Close Your Perfect Presentation - To Generate More Leads and Make More Money
Learn the skill of influential communication and how it will improve your sales and influence with your prospects, clients and other relationships.  Sales people who learn to elevate their communication skills to a level of influence experience more success in their sales, client retention and relationships, receive more promotions, and so much more.  Influential communication is not simply about the words you use but how they are presented,  Choice rhetoric, info and body language can drive relationships and sales.  Attend this workshop and learn a few key skills to transform your everyday sales presentations into ones that get the results you want. 

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Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 4

9:30am

Entrepreneur & Small Business Marketing Workshop.
When you attend this amazing workshop you will learn from a top executive with Powerteam International specifically how to market your company with some of the latest online & offline systems for your business. Imagine learning 3 key processes to 5-10X your lead flow via the internet and through the power of referrals & Marketing partnerships! Everyone that learns from this speaker discovers that through these concepts they will elevate there success in 30 days or less! It is a must attend!

Speakers


Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 3

9:30am

Franchising 101 - Truths, Myths and Other Things You Thought You Knew
#1 Bestselling author of The Franchise MBA and CEO of The Franchise Consulting Company shares his 20 years of experience in how to analyze franchise concepts for profitability. 

Speakers
avatar for Elaine Vakalopoulos

Elaine Vakalopoulos

THE FRANCHISE MBA
After nearly thirty years of brokerage, finance, analytics and small business management, including owning a franchise during the country's worst recession.  The story has a happily ever after.  Elaine's "been there, done that" viewpoint on the franchise process and ownershi... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 5

9:30am

How to Find Sponsorships For Your Books, Products or Events
What Sponsorship Is… And Why You Want Sponsors!Why Sponsors Need YOU… Get Paid To Help Them Reach Their Business Goals.Get your book, website, events, products and dreams sponsored… Finally be able to breathe knowing the bills are paid.How to find the “right” person for your sponsorship… You won’t spend countless hours making sales calls. How to connect with the person writing the sponsor check!

Roberto has seen too many talented people panic and lose hard earned money only to scramble to find a day job because they didn’t know how to approach a sponsor to get funding for their great ideas. Don’t let this happen to you.

Speakers
avatar for Roberto Candelaria

Roberto Candelaria

-, Sponsorship Bootcamp



Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 6

9:30am

Marketing Automation As A Service (MaaS), How A Hybrid Technology/Services Approach Helps SME's Grow Revenue
Learn how small and medium sized businesses can utlize a marketing automation platform combined with outsourced marketing services for one low monthly price to supercharge their lead generation and revenue. Zymplify has a cloud based marketing platform in the fast-growing marketing automation space. We provide the platform in conjunction with marketing as a service, helping small businesses increase their digital marketing presence. The platform consolidates earned, paid, and social media channels driving increased reach and as a result increased sales activities leading to sales growth. Corporate headquarters is in Portstewart, Northern Ireland; and U.S. operations are located in Boston, MA.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Lesser

Steve Lesser

Zymplify



Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 1

9:30am

Millionaire MasterClass: How to Create & Achieve Your Goals.
When you attend this workshop you will discover what it takes to breakthrough  your biggest challenges & achieve your wildest dreams. For over 2 decades Scott has traveled the world working with large & small groups to assist them in creating pathways to achieve massive success. This workshop is perfect for anyone that is serious aboutbecoming laser focused in your life & career. IT IS A MUST ATTEND!

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Thursday May 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Workshop Room 7

9:45am

MAIN STAGE: VIP Expert Panel
Come & Learn from top Business and Philanthropic Global Leaders on the specifics required to create Success. Each panelist will share  priceless concepts on what it takes to breakthrough your biggest   challenges & achieve your biggest goals! A must attend!

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International



Thursday May 17, 2018 9:45am - 10:15am
Main Stage

10:30am

Speed Networking Session 2
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time.


Thursday May 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
Speed Networking

10:30am

AdWords Industry Benchmarks: 8 Ways to Get Ahead in YOUR Industry
Whether you’re doing PPC for the first time or you’ve just signed a new client, it can be daunting to know whether you’re doing a good job. You may see your performance in AdWords, but how does that stack up to others in your industry? Google won’t tell you how your ads compare to your competitors – but WordStream recently reviewed over 18,000 accounts across 20 industries to see how each industry’s ads perform on Google and we’re excited to share our insights and tricks.

In this session, we will share:
- Benchmarks for how 20 major industries compare in terms of their ad’s click through rates, costs, conversion rates, and cost per acquisition!
- Data on how to beat the averages and ultimately get more out of your AdWords account.
- Tricks for how those at the very top of their industry consistently beat their competitors.

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Thursday May 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 5

10:30am

MAIN STAGE: Intro to Online Marketing - Presented By Google
Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. We’ll also introduce tools that will help you run your business online, including Google Analytics and Trends.

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Caplan

Bryan Caplan

Google
Bryan Caplan helps businesses elevate their digital marketing. A speaker for Google's Get Your Business Online program and award-winning CEO of BJC Branding, Bryan travels the country, presenting on a wide range of digital marketing topics to help small businesses grow and succee... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Stage

11:30am

MAIN STAGE: How to Find, Fund & Flip Houses in Your Area for Big Profits! - Presented By Armando Montelongo
• 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 May 17, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
Main Stage

12:30pm

Speed Networking Session 3
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time.


Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Speed Networking

12:30pm

Advanced Social Media “Hacks” & Tips to Dominate Your Industry
When you attend this amazing workshops with one of the world's top underground internet marketer, you will be blown away with his tips on FAcebook marketing. You will discover how to find your ideal prospects and customers on all social channels. In addition you will learn for online & offline that you must begin to use social media ads to survive & thrive. One section of the talk is on the exact way you must use video in your business & how to stand out right now in your market. A special bonus will be on how to generate organic leads & sales from your personal profile.

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Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 7

12:30pm

Get New and Repeat Business on Autopilot with Email Marketing
Your business thrives on bringing in sales from new and existing customers. Wouldn’t it be great if you could bring in those sales more frequently without having to spend a lot of time doing so? We’ll show you some simple ways to repeatedly reach customers with email marketing.

In this session you’ll learn:

How to turn more website visitors into new email contacts
How to automate timely engagement with new contacts
How to do more business by sending more relevant emails

Speakers
avatar for Dave Charest

Dave Charest

Director, Content Marketing, Constant Contact



Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 5

12:30pm

Getting Publicity for Your Business: From Shark Tank to Oprah and Everything in Between
Join entrepreneur and Shark Tank contestant Becca Brown as she shares with you her journey in getting media coverage for your business. Becca's talk is practical and will leave you with tips and insights to help you get publicity and generate buzz for your business. "Becca's talk is a breath of fresh air and inspiration!", Smart Hustle Magazine. AT&T is excited to continue it's 3rd year of bringing value to the Small Business Expo.

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Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 1

12:30pm

Global Rockstar Shares Secret to Build Multiple Streams of Income.
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
avatar for K. Raj Singh

K. Raj Singh

-, Passive Income Artiste
Investing Mindset Manifest Mastermind Groups Passive Income



Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 2

12:30pm

How to Fast-Track your Success through Mindset Mastery!
Come & Learn from an expert with over 25 yrs in entrepreneurship and corporate life. His background includes leading firms in the following areas including landscaping, engineering helicopters, landing his business on the INC 500 list. He Successfully retired at 35 to then plow a tech startup in the ground with no survivors. You’ll laugh (probably at and not with him), get encouragement from his experiences (EPIC disasters) (did he reallydo that?), and leave inspired to achieve your big dreams (if he did then DEFINITELY I can). He'll share his five and a half strategies you can implement today to live life on your terms. You will leave this session with brilliant & executable ideas to stretch your current thinking, learn to live into your true potential and fast-track your success! 

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Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 3

12:30pm

Learn How to Build Your Business Through Mobile Marketing
When you attend this workshop you will learn how get more leads for your business using the hottest new google technology, nearby proximity marketing. Imagine being able to get more eyes on your business directly to peoples mobile devices through their bluetooth...the more people you are around daily, the more exposure your business gains 24/7. Kelly and Tina are masters at lead generation through beacon marketing.

Speakers
avatar for Tina Malsom

Tina Malsom

Business Owner, Asirvia



Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 6

12:30pm

Sales & Communication Mastery: How To Become An Industry Top Producer
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
avatar for Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore

-, BANKCODE



Thursday May 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Workshop Room 4

1:15pm

Speed Networking Session 4
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time.


Thursday May 17, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Speed Networking

1:30pm

Harnessing Digital Marketing to Increase Leads and Sales
Learn what it takes to leverage digital marketing to increase leads and sales for your business. Topics covered in the workshop will be social media marketing, SEO, Google advertising, mobile marketing, and more. We take the lid off Google and outline the best practices you can apply to your business today to get results and increase ROI. If you are a business owner or marketing professional, this workshop is for you.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Wing

Eric Wing

Digital Marketing Consultant, MetroCreate Studios
Eric Wing is a certified digital marketing consultant and the owner of MetroCreate Studios, a digital marketing agency located in Arlington, MA. He works with business owners and marketing professionals to devise strategies that fill their lead and sales pipelines.



Thursday May 17, 2018 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 1

1:30pm

Multiply Your Small Business Success with Public Speaking
Whether you’re presenting to a group of potential clients or pitching to investors or lenders, you need to be effective in getting your message across.

Common concerns you might face include: Do I come across as credible? Can they tell I’m nervous? Do I sound too “salesy”?

This workshop program is based on the presenter’s best selling book “Present” Yourself in Public Speaking. You will receive effective tools to bypass your inner critic and allow your authentic and most confident self to shine through.

Break through to a new level of public speaking that will get you noticed!

Speakers
avatar for Mary Cheyne

Mary Cheyne

Transformational Public Speaking Trainer/Coach, Magnetic Podium, LLC
Mary Cheyne, MBA, has trained over 15,000 people in over 25 cities around the world and has coached hundreds of individuals on how to communicate clearly & authentically in front of audiences. She taught communications-related classes at Northeastern University in Boston for 7 ye... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Workshop Room 5

1:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Using Data To Drive Growth - Presented by Google
Learn about tools to help you collect and interpret real-time information about how customers are interacting with you online, so, you can make smarter decisions about how to reach key audiences on your budget, timeline, and terms.

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Caplan

Bryan Caplan

Google
Bryan Caplan helps businesses elevate their digital marketing. A speaker for Google's Get Your Business Online program and award-winning CEO of BJC Branding, Bryan travels the country, presenting on a wide range of digital marketing topics to help small businesses grow and succee... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Stage

2:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Public Speaking Master Class - “Speak your Way to Success - Presented By Powerteam International
• How to Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking
• How to Get Booked & Paid to Speak
• How to Build a List of Super High Quality Leads
• How to Create & Sell your Own Digital Products
• Convert your Content into your Legacy

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International



Thursday May 17, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Stage

3:15pm

Speed Networking Session 5
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you will meet one-on-one with various small business professionals.  Every three minutes the buzzer goes off and you switch tables to meet with the next person. This is a great way to network and cultivate many new business relationships in a short period of time.


Thursday May 17, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speed Networking

3:30pm

26 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

Austin Walsh

ceo, #success room



Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 2

3:30pm

Connect and Grow with the USPS®
The U.S. Postal Service is enhancing the mail experience with Informed Delivery. In today’s Omni – Channel world, consumers face a variety of marketing channels. This new and exciting consumer-facing feature integrates hardcopy mail and digital marketing, offering an omni-channel marketing approach to meet consumer demands. We would also like to introduce an end to end solution to help your business grow through targeted every door direct mail EDDM®. Learn how to drive consumer response with digital interactive content and direct mail from an online expert. 

Speakers
avatar for Paul Bolas

Paul Bolas

United States Postal Service
Paul began his career in 1986 as a letter carrier in Boston MA.  Paul has worked in many facets of the Postal Service and in many different functions. Paul completed the Associate Supervisor Program in early 1999 and has held various positions such as: Customer Service Superviso... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 1

3:30pm

How to Create Immediate Income Through Podcasting, YouTube & Video Marketing
When you attend this amazing workshop you will learn from a top national trainer with Powerteam International specifically how to market your company through podcasting, youTube marketing & social media video marketing. Imagine learning 5 key online processes to 10X your lead flow from the internet. In addition you will learn about how to leverage big groups & masterminds to increase your success. Everyone that attends this session will understand "why" success is a process and not an event! You will love this workshop. 

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Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 6

3:30pm

How to Get More Leads & Sales Using Radio, Print & Social Media
Being interviewed on the radio, podcasts and traditional media opens new doors of opportunity, creates credibility and expands your influence. Angel has broadcasted over 2000 radio shows and she will teach you the steps to attracting journalists, writing a compelling pitch, and most importantly, how to turn your radio interviews into ongoing marketing campaigns to attract more leads and make more money. Let’s turn you into a media celebrity! 

Speakers
avatar for Angel Tuccy

Angel Tuccy

Radio Host, Experience Pros
Marketing, advertising, networking, speaking, promoting book



Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 4

3:30pm

How To Leverage The Power Of Your Personal Brand On Social Media
With over a decade of sales and marketing experience Rey Perez will teach you 5 proven strategies to sell more with less resistance and help you build an even more successful business. You will learn how to create a highly effective personal brand, gain massive exposure, leverage the power of social media, increase your lead flow, and lastly, convert more sales.

Speakers
avatar for Rey Perez

Rey Perez

Authority Branding Expert, AMP Productions
REY IS A BRANDING & MARKETING EXPERT THAT HELPS ELITE ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS OWNERS ATTRACT MORE LEADS AND INCREASE SALES BY CREATING ENGAGING MULTIMEDIA MARKETING CONTENT THAT BUILDS TRUST, CREDIBILITY & EXPERT AUTHORITY STATUS FOR THEIR BRAND.



Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 7

3:30pm

How to Make Money & Build Your Business as a Public Speaker.
Come & Learn the key SECRETS on how to utilize public speaking to generate more leads and build your business. Our guest speaker will alsoshare 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. 

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Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Workshop Room 3

3:30pm

Beer & Biz Happy Hour
Enjoy complimentary beer during our Exclusive Happy Hour from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM on the Exhibitor Floor (directly before our Final Main Stage Presentation). For our VIP Attendees (Gold, Platinum, Titanium & Exhibitor Badge Holders) there is a special VIP Bar just for you. (Upgrades available in the Registration Area).  Drinks are first come, first served.  Limited availability.  You must be 21+ years of age to consume alcohol.


Thursday May 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115

4:30pm

MAIN STAGE: Success Dynamics: The 7 Keys To Build An Unstoppable Business! - Presented By Powerteam International
• Turn Your Passion into Cash Flow
• How to 10X Your Leads & Sales
• Social Media & Internet Marketing Secrets
• How to Attract Powerful Partners
• How to Build Million Dollar Daily Habits

Speakers
avatar for Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

Powerteam International



Thursday May 17, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Stage