Small Business Summit – Dallas

Small Business Summit - Dallas

Small Business Summit – Dallas


Start: Feb 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
End: Feb 22, 2018 at 06:30 pm


Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
221 E Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039

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Considering Starting a Business or Looking for Insights to Help Grow Your Business?

SharpHeels Small Business Summit is an intimate and engaging event designed to educate women with a passion for owning their own business. Hear advice from 20+ local small business owners and entrepreneurs about their journey of starting and growing their businesses.

Panelists will discuss topics such as: The Basics of Starting a Business, Financing Your Business & Marketing & Customer Acquisition. Then roll-up your sleeves for two in-depth workshops on: Minimizing Risk for Your Business & Social Media, Marketing & Growth

In addition:

  • Learn and Network with like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Take home a SharpHeels goodie bag with fun products from our partners.
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and cocktails with your peers.

Ticket Price: $295

Limited seats available, so register today. And remember to bring lots of business cards!

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A Full Day with Four Panel Discussions & Two Workshops:

  • 8:00-8:30 am: Breakfast & Check-in
  • 8:30-9:00 am: Event Kick-off
  • 9:00-10:00 am: Starting Your Business
  • 10:00-10:15 am: Break
  • 10:15-11:15 am: Financing Your Business
  • 11:15-11:30 am: Break
  • 11:30-12:30 am: Workshop: Integrated Financial Planning
  • 12:30-1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 pm: Marketing & Branding
  • 2:00-2:15 pm: Break
  • 2:15-3:15 pm: Workshop: Web & Social
    • Tarsha Polk, The Marketing Lady
  • 3:15-3:30 pm: Break
  • 3:30-4:30 pm: Growth & Innovation
  • 4:30-6:30 pm: Networking Happy Hour

Dallas-Ft.Worth Small Business Owners & Experts

Susan Schmidt
President & CEO
Ashford International

Beth Bowman
Irving Chamber of Commerce

Tonya Veasey
Founder & CEO

Tara Wilson
Tara Wilson Agency

Dr. Cortney Baker
KidsCare Home Health

Louise Kee
Managing Director
Golden Seeds

Blythe Beck
Chef & Owner
Pink Magnolia

Erica Cisneros
Broker & CEO
Cisneros Real Estate Solutions

Christa Haberstock Colson
President & Founder
See Agency

Betty Manetta
President & CEO
Argent Associates, Inc.

Susie Carter
President & Owner
Mixed Media Creations

Lisa Tran
Executive Director
SMU Cox School of Business

Heather Bonfield
Entrepreneur & Advisor

Karin Larrave
Wealth Management Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Hamaria Crockett, PhD
People Developer & Social Connector

Cristin Thomas
Executive Director
SB & Entrepreneur Innovation

Merrilee Kick
Southern Champion/BuzzBallz

Mary Armstrong
Founder & CEO

Tarsha Polk
The Marketing Lady

We love working with dynamic forward-thinking partners – companies whose passion and insight enhance and grow our mission. Our Small Business Summit sponsors are dedicated to helping small businesses grow and succeed.

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