With so many conferences and business classes competing for your biz dollars, moxiepreneurs rightfully ask “What’s in it for me?”
Top Notch Speakers
Past Ohio Growth Summit keynote speakers include Guy Kawasaki, Carrie Wilkerson, Melvin Gravely, Chris Brogan, Jay Baer and Amber Naslund. This year’s keynote is Gini Dietrich, founder and chief executive officer of Arment Dietrich, Inc., a firm that uses non-traditional marketing in a digital world. She is also the author of Spin Sucks, an award-winning blog on public relations and was spotlighted in one of Moxie’s most popular post – “Gini Dietrich Talks Entrepreneurs, Failure + Brand Voice.”
In addition to Dietrich, Paul Evans – entrepreneur, author and speaker, will be on hand with advice for growing online profitability. Evans started his first business at the age of twenty and has helped more than 10,000 entrepreneurs start their own business.
The summit has lined up experts to offer an array of workshops for businesses in all stages of growth:
- Social Media Strategy and Placement (Early Stage Businesses; Beginner to intermediate knowledge) Lead by the founder of 30 Lines, Mike Whaling this session will allow you to discover when, where and how to best position your message on the web to achieve maximum results and success.
- Strengthening your organization & growing your business (Second stage Businesses; Intermediate to advanced knowledge) Where are you in the growth cycle of your business? What do you need to focus on to take that next step to move from managing to leading, from surviving to succeeding? Join connector, facilitator, Biz advisor/builder, speaker, entrepreneur & CEO Keith Speers as he leads you on a journey of discovery that will enable you to reach and exceed your business goals.
- Business Financing and Financing Matchmaking (Early Stage Businesses; Beginner to advanced knowledge) Need money but aren’t sure how to get it? This session is for you? David Rivers and Rick Coplin will lead an interactive session that will provide you with the know how and connections to seek and attain either bank or investment financing. The session will also allow you to sit down with people who are writing checks and really understand what they are looking for that will make them have to give you money.
- Advanced Content Marketing Strategies (Marketing professionals and advanced social media practitioners) The content revolution is upon us. Since the early beginnings of business (when they were all small), business owners have known the power of story-telling and how it can play to the emotions of potential customers. However, today there are more tools and platforms to reach more and more people with your message. Are you ready to be part of the revolution? The Ohio Growth Summit has reached out and asked Content Marketing expert Nate Riggs to develop a track that will bring together the best and brightest to help you understand content marketing space and how to best tell your story and build your business or businesses you work with.
Have Fun + Get a Discount
Business conferences are notoriously stuffy, however, the OGS is anything but with engaging speakers and a collaborative business environment. In addition to networking opportunities there is an ask the expert activity. And because Moxie readers love a good value, we’ve got a deal for you. From now until the event Moxie readers receive 20 percent off the cost of admission! Use MOXIE20 on check-out, grab your business cards and get ready to grow!
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