Small Business Summit – San Diego

Small Business Summit - San Diego

Small Business Summit – San Diego


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


Hotel Palomar
1047 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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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.

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

Presenting Sponsor:


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
    • Jennifer Barnes, CEO & CO-Founder, Pro Back Office, LLC
    • Heather Moyer, President & Co-Founder, HNM Systems, Inc.
    • Porsha Vogt, CEO & President, Golden Care
    • Moderator: Fran San Diego, CFO, Pro Back Office
  • 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
  • 3:15-3:30 pm:Break
  • 3:30-4:30 pm:Growth & Innovation
  • 4:30-6:30 pm:Networking Happy Hour

DeLinda Forsythe
CEO & Founder
Innovative Commercial Environments

Tauni Manasse

Allison Andrews
Fashion Week San Diego

Felena Hanson

Heather Moyer
President & Co-Founder
HNM Systems, Inc.

Sarah Hardwick
Founder & CEO
Zenzi Communications

Kacee Bree Jensen
Life Coach
&  Youth Advocate

Jennifer Barnes
CEO & CO-Founder
Pro Back Office

Porsha Vogt
CEO & President
Golden Care

Katherine Chapin
Managing Partner
The HSA Team

Christine Hoffman-Hicks
President & CEO

Joice Curry
President & CEO
C3 Communications

Candace Berkman
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Lisa Kay
Alta Environmental

Anna Crowe
Founder & CEO
Crowe PR


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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