2015 Seminar Schedule

Speakers & Seminar Schedule

7am-9am Open Networking Breakfast Mixer for Exhibitors & Public

7:30a-8:30a Speed Networking in The Express Room

Auditorium Schedule

8:50 am  Opening Remarks

9am  Online Marketing, Dan Dinsmore, Overit Media

10am  Google Marketing Presented by Googler David Lipp

11am   Google Adwords Marketing for Business by Darcy Knapp, SEO Web Mechanics

12pm  Youtube Marketing for Business, Presented by Tom Kearns, Hot Advertising

1pm   The Franchise Forum, a Panel Discussion: Is a Franchise for You? by Frank Dunne, FRANNET

2pm   Google Marketing Presented by Googler David Lipp, of Google

3pm   Google My Business: How to Set Up and Maximize your Page by Darcy Knapp, SEO Web Mechanics

4pm   Zeroenergy Coolers/Freezers Patent Development and Launch by George Keleshian, Zeroenergy

Executive Conference Room

9am   Constant Contact: Intro to Constant Contact Toolkit: Tour of capabilities w/ tips and tricks by Erik Bunaes Endorphin Advisers

10am  Transforming Marketing To Match the Way People Shop and Buy Today by Asif Ismail, CEO of Maxemize Social Marketing, Inc.

11am  Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity by Michael O’Mara Logical.Net

12pm  How your health is eating up your bottom line by Jenny May Clermont & Rick Byron, Fitness Together

1pm   Constant Contact Social Media: You’re Social, Now What? Making Social Media Work for You by Erik Bunaes Endorphin Advisers

2pm  Mobile Search & Your Website by Jenny Crawford, JC Sweet Web Marketing

3pm  Effectively Combining Online & Offline Marketing Efforts, Sylke Chesterfield, Chesterfield Advantage

4pm  CE Course for HR ManagersRose Miller, Pinnacle HR

Conference Room C (Job Seekers, Recruiting & Employer Hiring Seminars) Seats 15-20

9am  Technology issue in the Workplace by Rose Miller, Pinnacle HR

10am  Reimagine Background Investigations, by Michelle Pyan, Commercial Investigations LLC

11am  The Secrets to Peak Performance by Dr Tom Denham, Careers in Transition

12pm  Credit and You: How your credit affects your life by Beth Anne Smith, Catholic Charities Tri County Services

1pm    Get LinkedIn or Get Left Behind by Dr Tom Denham, Careers in Transition

2pm   Health Living on the Run by Karen Laing of Health Literacy for All Inc

3pm   Building Your Credit 101 by Shawn Moonie. Prime National

4pm   TRIVIA SHOW with THE KAR-MA LLC by Dawn Morrison, Kar-Ma LLC

Conference Room D (Business Owner/Entrepreneur Seminars) Seats 20-25

9am Trademarks and Copyrights 101 – Legal Best Practices for SMBs by Anthony Verna ESQ, Verna Law

10am  Becoming Your Own Boss: What does it take? by Frank Dunne, FRANNET

11am   Unleashing the Potential of Your Biggest Resource (your staff!) by Julie Ross, Corbett and Ross Organizational Solution

12pm  The Leadership Workout: Getting Leadership Fit! by Mark Grimm

1pm   7 Deadly Mistakes When Migrating Your Data to the Cloud by Joe Yetto, CEO Tag Solutions.com

2pm  10 Steps to Effectively Marketing & Promoting Your Business” Margie Sheehan, Owner, Creative Impressions

3pm   Small Group and Employee Benefits: What you need to know as a business owner by Teresa Scicchitano, NY Life Group Benefits

4pm How to Repurpose Social Content to Save Time & Maximize Leads by Asif Ismail, CEO of Maxemize Social Marketing, Inc.

Conference Room E (Business Owner/Entrepreneur Seminars) Seats 25-30

9am  Funding Your Small Business by Joe Landy, Capital Region Chamber

10am Business Planning 101, by Amy Amoroso, SBDC

11am Role of the CFO in your SMB by Donald J. Mullin CFO Rensselaer ARC

12pm Best Accounting Practices for SMBs by David M. Mysliwiec, TM Byxbee

1pm    Calling all Veterans and Spouses interested in business ownership, by Amy Amoroso, VBOC

2pm   Jump Starting your Start Up! by Candy Marrero with the Capital Region Start Up Alliance

3pm   Driving in New Leads, Online and Off Line by Maya McNulty, Up in Your Biz

4pm Hootsuite Workshop – Going Social, Getting Owly! by Bradleigh Wilson, Endorphin Advisors

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