Small Business Summit – Minneapolis

Small Business Summit - Minneapolis

Small Business Summit – Minneapolis


Start: May 03, 2018 at 08:00 am
End: May 03, 2018 at 06:30 pm


W Minneapolis-The Foshay
821 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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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.
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and cocktails with your peers.

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

Ticket Price: $195
Ticket Includes: breakfast, lunch & cocktails

Presenting Sponsors:


Four Panel Discussions & Two Workshops:

Melissa Harrison
CEO & Founder
Allee Creative

Lisa Rudquist

Anu Bulusu

Lisa Lavin
Anser Innovation

Buffie Blesi
Executive Director

Kenya McKnight Ahad
Black Women’s Wealth Alliance

Araya Jensen
Founder & Designer

Christine Levens
Vice President
MPLS Chamber

Kathy Robideau
President & Publisher
MPLS Biz Journal

Stacy Park
Paragon Restoration II

Megan Nord
CEO & Owner
Building Systems Solutions

Jessica Mae
WarPaint International

Mercedes Austin
Mercury Mosaics

Kelly Thommes
AirFresh Industries

Katherine Forrester Schneewind
Northwestern Mutual

Lanae Paaverud
Owner & Founder
REH Media

Deborah Salerno
Managing Director
DAS Consulting LLC

Connie Kroskin
Brand & Marketing Consultant


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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