COMING TO BLUFFTON

BUSINESS OWNER
SUMMIT 2018

Thursday, September 27th, Bluffton

Purpose

The Summit is designed to be a day where we step back and take inventory of today’s challenges and opportunities. This is a unique opportunity to get advice from experts and network with 150 other business owners.
Informed and inspired we will be able to re-focus and set new targets for the road ahead.

Who should attend?

Business owners, C-level management, professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, not for profit leaders and government officials.
*must apply due to limited seating to attend under the list of current invitees

Who’s Speaking

A final line up of speakers will be announced soon. We will have topic experts give us their insights on some of the most critical issues business owners face.

Keynote Speakers

Dave Ferguson

Dave Ferguson

Leadership Coach, Public Speaker

Chris Hook

Chris Hook

President of XloT, Inc.

Ryan Dohrn

Ryan Dohrn

President & Founder of Brain Swell Media

Topics covered include

The economy, the regional power triangle, technology, marketing, building a team, leadership and selling.

AGENDA

7:30am until 8:25am Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30am Welcome and introduction
8:40am Dave Ferguson Leadership Coach, Public Speaker – Leadership ladder, personal growth
9:20am Jim MacLeod Former Chairman & CEO of CoastalSouth Bancshares – Where the economy is headed
9:40am Trent Williamson CEO of the Don Ryan Center for Innovation – The Power Triangle. A historic perspective and outlook into the future. Data, charts, pictures
10:00am Network break
10:20am Lee Edwards CEO of The Greenery – Your team is your biggest asset
10:40am Bruce Guzowski President of Guzowski Advisory, LLC. – When to hold them and when to fold them
11:10am Meredith di Muzio Executive Director of Shop More Local – The importance of local
11:20am Lessons along the way. Entrepreneurs speak about their success and failures and what they learned
12:00pm Network lunch
1:00pm Exhibitors get a 2 minute pitch session about why to do buisness with them
1:30pm Mentored group sessions (you will be able to attend all 3)
How to build a team
Visions for our region
Leadership, personal growth
2:30pm Network break
2:50pm Chris Hook President of XloT, Inc. – Technology, Opportunities and Threats
3:30pm Marketing the difference between getting by and making a profit
3:50pm Sasha Sweeney Senior Creative Director at Frey Media – Why online presence matters and what it consists of
4:00pm Ryan Dohrn President & Founder of Brain Swell Media – How to turn your entire organization into a sales machine
5:00pm Closing notes
5:15pm Networking Cocktalis
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Reserve your seat now

Limited to 150 attendees. This event will sell out.

Full Ticket – After August 27th

$295

  • Unlimited Entrance
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Cocktails

Early Bird – Before August 27th

$265

  • Unlimited Entrance
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Cocktails

Location Info

Venue 1223, 1223 May River Road, Bluffton SC (next to Downtown Catering)

Food & Drinks

Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshments and Cocktail Hour

Parking

Parking is available.

What are you waiting for? Get Ready to Start Your Exciting Journey!

Annual Business Owner Summit 2018: “Slow down to speed up”

The Summit is designed to be a day where we step back and take inventory of today’s challenges and opportunities. This is a unique opportunity to get advice from experts and network with 150 other business owners.