America’s Small Business Development Center 2020 Virtual ConferenceJill Quash
The year 2020 has shaken the entire world, including the small business world. Some businesses have closed doors forever, while many others have pivoted and adopted resilience. Not being alone as an entrepreneur has been one way to rise up and power punch any challenge. Nothing beats a phone call or a sitdown with like-minded entrepreneurs. More than ever, we need a strong network. Thankfully, we can find this network and more at America’s Small Business Development Center virtual conference on September 29-30.
America’s SBDC Network is the national association that represents SBDCs throughout the country. It is one of many incredible small business organizations that entrepreneurs should join. In fact, your local SBDC provides no-cost business consulting and low-cost business training. What’s extra special about this year for the national network is that it celebrates 40 years of amazing work by the SBDCs.
At the virtual conference, live events will take place from 1-4pm EST. Over 100 on-demand, high-quality professional development workshops will be accessible online. These workshops are available from September 29, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
Small Business Development Center Workshops
The course offerings are geared towards providing training on the new realities and uncertainties that SBDC advisers and their clients are facing. Some of the workshops discuss marketing, analytics, research and consulting.
The live program will include many compelling speakers, special guests and giveaways.
Influential Guest Speakers
One of the key guests will be Daymond John. Needing no introduction in the business world, the Shark Tank star will be the keynote speaker. Creator of the iconic fashion brand FUBU, Daymond is a highly sought after branding expert, consultant, author and speaker.[Tweet “Needing no introduction in the business world, the Shark Tank star @TheSharkDaymond will be the keynote speaker of America’s SBDC virtual conference Sep 29-30.”]
Other guests include:
- Cassie Divine – Senior VP, Intuit QuickBooks Online Platform
- Loretta Solon Greene – Administrator, Office of International Trade (SBA)
- Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez – Chairwoman, House Small Business Committee
- Congressman Steve Chabot – Ranking Member, House Small Business Committee
- Senator Ben Cardin – Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Administrator Jovita Carranza – U.S. Small Business Administrator (SBA)
Also, Intuit, a global financial platform company, is one of the amazing sponsors at the event.
As the conference’s Emcee, Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media is very excited to serve small businesses at this event. As a producer and speaker of many business events, he understands the power of entrepreneurs coming together.
Learn extra skills that will upgrade your business. And of course, have some fun watching Ramon swim with a Shark once again and other leading experts.
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