2020 Agenda

2020 AGENDA

9th ANNUAL FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT

Oct. 28, 2020
8am-4:30pm

 

8:00-8:45 a.m. | Registration, Continental Breakfast and Sponsor Showcase and Visitation

8:45-9:00 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions

Sponsor Thank Yous: Renée DeLuca Dolan, President and Founder, Contempo Design + Communications

 9:00-10:00 a.m.  | Morning Keynote Speaker: Sales strategies to build your business with ease without working 24/7

Jennifer Gitomer, President and Founder, Sales in a New York Minute

10:00-10:30 a.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION I: Becoming a Real Deal Leader: Build the competency, connection and courage required to be a leader you and others want to follow<

Noelle Akins, Founder, Akins & Associates

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION II: A Compliance Session – Accounting, Human Resources & Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs – An interactive Workshop – baseline tools for compliance to help your business grow.

Facilitator: Barb Smith, Senior Vice President, Director Key4Women at KeyBank

Panelists:

    • A’Shira Nelson, CPA, Tax Manager and Money Coach, Apple Growth Partners
    • Corinne Saliba, HR Field Support Specialist, The Ahola Corporation
    • Christina E. Niro, Partner at Frantz Ward LLP

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION III: Work-life Integration – Learn from others that have been there. How work-life integration is “an approach that creates more synergies between all areas that define ‘life’: work, home/family, community, personal well-being, and health.”

Facilitator: Deborah Spake, Dean, College of Business Administration at Kent State University

Panelists:

    • Anne Murphy Brown, Associate Professor, Legal Studies at Ursuline College and Author, “Legally Mom, Real Women’s Stories Balancing Motherhood and Law Practice”
    • Anne Richie, Venture Partner, JumpStart, Inc.
    • Tari S. Rivera, Founder and  President, Regency Construction Services, Inc.

11:30 -12:00 p.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

12:00-1:00 p.m. | Lunch is served, Lunch Keynote

Tanisha Robinson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, W*nder

1:00-1:15 p.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

1:15-2:15 p.m.  | FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SHOWCASE: Hear marketing and branding secrets from four female entrepreneurs that have helped them stand out among the crowd and listen to their unique entrepreneurial journeys.

Panelists:

    • Susie Frazier, Artist, Speaker, and Author, Designing for Wellness
    • Ariane Kirkpatrick, Owner and CEO, The AKA Team
    • Tami Schneider, Founder and Owner, Cleveland Yoga Studios
    • Dr. Batula Zaidi, CEO, Science First Partnerships

2:15-3:15 p.m. | Intentional Networking Session

Everyone Will Leave With A Lead

Facilitator: Patrice Blakemore, Executive Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Partnership with Cuyahoga Community College

3:15-3:30 p.m.  | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation, Bar Opens and Cocktails Will Be Served

3:30-4:15 p.m. | Afternoon Keynote: Do more good in your own cities

Madison Mikhail Bush , Founder and CEO, POINT App

4:15-4:30 p.m.  | Thank you’s, Raffle Prizes

*FES speakers and agenda are subject to change

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