Bob Funk Sr. and George Nigh to Keynote Small Business Conference Published January 29, 2018 by Daniel Beck

Funk and Nigh to speak at upcoming conference at Rose State College

Midwest City, Okla. – Rose State College has partnered with the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), and U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) to present the 2018 Small Business Conference. The conference will be held February 28, and will feature a luncheon keynote with former Oklahoma governor George Nigh and Oklahoma businessman Bob Funk, as well as breakout sessions led by local business owners and entrepreneurs. The keynote luncheon will feature both Nigh and Funk discussing the topic, “Make it Happen in Oklahoma!” Kicking off the conference will be a morning keynote, featuring a panel of local business people that includes: Adam Edwards, CEO of Waters Edge Winery; Toby Brown, CEO of the Brown Group; and Rachael Gruntmeir, CEO of Black Scintilla.

Designed specifically for small-to-medium sized business owners and entrepreneurs, the 2018 Small Business Conference will look to equip local businessmen and women with a variety of topic options focused around starting, growing and sustain a business. Breakout sessions will address areas such as cyber security and business technology, the recent tax law reform and financing a business. The conference will be conclude with a sponsor showcase and networking reception.

The 2018 Small Business Conference will be held February 28 in the Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center. Conference registration is $89, with a keynote luncheon-only option available for $29. A limited number of conference scholarships are available to current or future small business owners residing in Midwest City. For additional information, visit, or call 405.733.7392.