Save the date! The Small Business Forum returns on June 7th at Fireman's Hall in Brenham. 8am registration and 1:30pm conclusion including lunch. For tickets, call the our office at 936.825.6600.
Ticket and Table Information:
The Small Business of the Year awards will be presented at the Small Business Forum on June 7. Tickets are $49 per person for Chamber members before June 1 ($59 after). Plan to attend to gain valuable industry information and support the Business of the Year award winners! Corporate Table Sponsorships are $499 for 8 and include great publicity. Contact the Chamber office for more details at: 936.825.6600.
2017 SMALL BUSINESS FORUM AGENDA
Small Business Forum
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Venue: Fireman’s Training Center
8:00-8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:40 Forum Opens
Welcome and acknowledgements by MC Johanna Fatheree, RE/MAX Advantage
8:40-9:25 Charlie Adams - PricewaterhouseCoopers
How to cultivate and develop the next generation of talent
9:30-10:15 Paul Turney, Byron Haney, Bill Kickham – BVCOG
Affordable Small Loan program and Financial Fitness
MC announces Networking/Visit Exhibitor Break
10:30-11:00 CV Rao - TechOne Centre
How secure is your small business from cyber threats?
11:00-11:45 Lara de Leon, Raven Applebaum – Ogletree Deakins Law
Pay equity laws and regulations update
11:45 Luncheon begins
12:10-12:30 Luncheon Keynote: Doug Pederson
Owner, Twin Cities Properties
Remarks from State Representative Leighton Schubert
12:30 Burleson County Awards Presented
12:40 Navasota/Grimes County Awards Presented
12:50 Washington County Awards Presented
1:00 MC thanks sponsors and encourages guests to visit Exhibitor Booths
1:30 Exhibitors released
The Small Business Forum is a high-impact half-day for business owners, managers and civic leaders.