Survive and Thrive Summit

More Profit.
More Time.
More of What You LOVE!

Ramon’s Survive and Thrive Conference
is PERFECT to help you Grow Your Solo Business!

"Thank you, it was fun and informative!"
- Anisha W.

Ramon's Survive and Thrive Summit is perfect for you.

If you’re looking for “straight talk”, practical tips and inspiration, the Survive and Thrive Summit is for you!

Join Ramon and YOUR speakers as they help you unpack what YOU need to know to GROW YOUR SOLO BUSINESS.

Ramon has started four companies and sold two of them. He’s the IN-DEMAND expert on small business success and founder of Smart Hustle Media.

  • 5 HOUR Experience all LIVE.

  • Never boring.

  • Always informative.

  • Curated to give you the PERFECT experience.

The Survive and Thrive Summit brings together leading brands, experts and entrepreneurs to help business owners innovate and think differently!

Challenging times have been a part of the entrepreneurial journey and they will always be a part of the hustle – The Smart Hustle – of business success. 

Each time, we must support each other, face our fears and encourage each other not only to survive, but THRIVE.

Are you a speaker, coach, consultant, author or freelancer?

Are you looking for practical tips and inspiration to GROW? Want to spend more time with your family and live the life you want?

Lead a small team of amazing and like-hearted experts who help you serve your clients.

Join us!

"Your advice today was immensely helpful."
- Jeanne B.

HOST and Producer
Ramon Ray

Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author and Global Speaker
Ramon Ray is an entrepreneur who has started four companies and sold two of them; authored four books and is an in-demand speaker, event host and inspires business owners around the world. Fun facts? Ramon’s been invited to speak at the White House, interviewed President Obama and was with Ivanka Trump in India at the Global Entrepreneur’s Summit.

(photo credit Jonsar Studios) 

Ramon Ray

"You were awesome! So easy on the ears, yet getting the important information across to listenings!"
- Karen V


Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author and Global Speaker
Ramon Ray is an entrepreneur who has started four companies and sold two of them; authored four books and is an in-demand speaker, event host and inspires business owners around the world. 

Amilya Antonetti

Amilya Antonetti is one of the most sought after Human Behavior and Strategic Advisor experts in the world. She has appeared as a regular business and behavior expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Steve Harvey Show, and Dr. Phil.

Glenn Lundy

Glenn is a husband to 1, a father to 8, and the host of the wildly popular Facebook Live show #RiseAndGrind and creator of Breakfast with Champions Club on Clubhouse. He’s been seen at places like Hustle and Grind Con, Grow Your Business For God’s Sake! and many more stages across the country.

Grant Freeman

Grant Freeman is the Chief Customer Officer at Thryv. His primary focus is accelerating revenue growth for the SaaS division. Grant is responsible for the software sales teams & client experience team in addition to retention & monetization of Thryv’s software clients. 

Julia Pimsleur

Julia Pimsleur is a scaling coach, mindset expert, speaker and best-selling author. She is founder of Million Dollar Women, a New York City-based online membership community helping one million women get to $1M in revenues.  Million Dollar Women recently celebrated its five year anniversary and has helped thousands of women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses. 

Sara McCord

Sara McCord is a communications and marketing strategist who specializes in helping companies and thought leaders reach ambitious business goals through stronger content thoughtfully built across multiple channels. Most recently, she signed on as Chief Content Officer at Breakfast With Champions.

Brad Caldwell

Brad Caldwell is a brand strategist, marketing consultant, national speaker, & multiple-time CEO. With years of experience in multiple industries, Brad brings clarity & solutions to the pain points of businesses, business leaders, & consumers through brand-honoring analysis, market research, & integrated brand strategy.

Isaac Brown

Isaac “Ike” Brown is best known for this unique coaching style. Coach Isaac is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for 2 professional teams. His 10+ years of experience working with NFL, CFL, and Pro-Soccer players helped lead his teams to the Grey Cup, and 2 back-to-back soccer championships.

Nate Forrest

He’s passionate about helping small business owners build their businesses by improving their lead generation funnels and increasing the quality of their leads. Nate is a popular host and moderator on Clubhouse and hosts the popular Social Media Show on Breakfast with Champions

Scott Simons

Selling cars is an understatement. Scott excels at serving his customers and leading his team which has earned him accolades as being one of the top sellers and top dealers in America. Scott’s a Managing Partner and General Manager at Carter Myers Automotive in Virginia. Scott has parlayed his success in the automotive industry to amass a large family business, Simons Enterprises Inc. He is Always Looking for Opportunities!

Brian Hess

Entrepreneur, Author, Business Strategist, and Sales Expert Brian Hess has 20 years of business expertise and is President/CEO of one of the most forward-thinking asphalt and concrete companies in the country. Brian is on a mission to help other contractors across the country and around the world reach the peak of their potential through the Top Contractor School training programs and online training platforms.


NOV. 10, 2021 from 4pm-9pm ET

* Subject to change. Agenda and Speakers are evolving and being updated as confirmed!

4:00pm Welcome
Ramon Ray

4:15pm Growing Solo: Key Principles for Growing Your Solo Business
Ramon Ray

4:45pm Customer Retention: The Secret to Growth
Grant Freeman

5:00pm How I Did It: Building Our Brands Through Positivity & Great Personality
Amilya Antonetti

5:30pm Break

5:35pm Are You In Alignment – Marketing and Business Strategy
Brad Caldwell

5:55pm Million Dollar Women – Here’s Their Success Tips
Julia Pimsleur

6:15pm Grow with Kindness – Be a Decent Human and Take Your Business to the Next Level
Scott Simons & Brian Hess

6:45 pm Grit: How Persistence and Resiliency are the Keys to Success
Isaac Brown

7:05pm Top 10 Tips for Marketing Your Solo Business
Sara McCord

7:25pm Break

7:30pm Social Media Tips for 2022
Nate Forrest

7:50pm Why A Great Start Is So Important – The Power of Motivation, Education and Inspiration
Glenn Lundy

8:40pm Closing
Ramon Ray