Small Business Symposium 2017

Overview

Start or Grow Your Oklahoma Business Symposium

October 6-7, 2017 

Rose State College

Professional Training & Education Center 

Learn from experts how to start or grow your Oklahoma business. This interactive, 2-day conference is filled with challenging topics and the resources to meet those challenges head on. Oklahoma entrepreneurs and business owners will be with the tools and

resources they need to start or grow an Oklahoma business. 

Friday, October 6

5:15pm-6:00pm

Conference Registration

Opening Reception

 

 

6:00pm-7:20pm

Opening Session

Stan Greil, RSC Vice President of Workforce and Community Development

Dottie Overall, SBA District Director

Building in The Community: How to Get Started

Keynote Speaker: 

Representative Roger Ford,

Former Business Owner of Ford Funeral Home

 

 

7:30pm-8:30pm

A Strategic Assessment of Your Business or Business Idea

Walter Miller

 

Saturday, October 7

8:00am -9:00am

Registration Open

Continental Breakfast

 

 

9:00am-9:50am

Opening General Session:

Innovating Small Business for the Future!

*Adam Edwards

*Toby Brown

 

 

 

10:00am-11:30am

Business Development Sessions

Growth Wheel Business Concept

Customer Relations

Operations

Organization

 

*Lesa Crowe

*Walter Miller

*Sandy Stephens

 

 

 

Business Technology

Small Business Cybersecurity

*Preston Ackerman

11:45am-1:00pm

 

Featured Keynote Luncheon

It Can Happen in Oklahoma!

Featured Keynote Speaker: Governor George Nigh

 

 

1:15pm-2:00pm

Business Development Sessions

Financing Your Business

*Alex Lancaster

*Wade Moore

*Sally Weatherford

Expand your Business Through Government Contracting

*David Hoffmeir

2:15pm-3:00pm

Closing Session: Keynote & Panel Discussion

Putting it Together: Where Do We Go From Here?

*OKSBDC

 

 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Networking Reception

Speakers and Guests

 

 

 

 

 

About The Community Learning Center
Street Address
6191 Hudiburg Drive
Midwest City, OK 73110
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Phone
(405) 733-7392
Mailing Address
6420 SE 15th Street
Midwest City, OK 73110