Speakers & Seminar Schedule
7am-9am Open Networking Breakfast Mixer for Exhibitors & Public
7:30a-8:30a Speed Networking in The Teleconference Room
8:50 am Opening Remarks
9am Creating a High Converting Digital Marketing Strategy by Asif Ismail, CEO of Inspired Global Marketing, Inc.
10am Google Marketing Presented by Google’s Pragya Banthia
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, Is a Franchise for You? by Frank Dunne, FRANNET
2pm Google Marketing Presented by Googler Becky Bush
3pm Google My Business: How to Set Up and Maximize your Page by Jan Wallen, SEO Web Mechanics
4pm 10 Keys to Start Up Survival by Lonnie Sciambi, The Entrepreneur’s Yoda
Executive Conference Room
9am Trademarks and Copyrights Law – Legal Best Practices for SMBs by Anthony Verna ESQ, Verna Law
10am The Future of Digital Web Design > Future Trends for 2017 – Dana Donnelly – Inbound Marketing Strategist, Inspired Global Marketing, Inc.
11am The Power of the Inbox by Erik Bunaes, Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert™ & President, Endorphin Advisors LLC.
12pm Your Culture is the Soul of Your Small Business – Create it Wisely by Lonnie Sciambi, The Entrepreneur’s Yoda
1pm Getting Started with Constant Contact Email Marketing – Live Tour/Demo of Constant Contact’s Email Tools, Presented by: Erik Bunaes, Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert™ & President, Endorphin Advisors LLC.
2pm Why Marketing Strategies designed to Talk Directly to Your Customers Drive ROI by Kariann Wolf Morris, Mad Strategist, Madaddie, Marketing that Means Business
3pm – 6pm Complete the Mission Project’s Veteran Employment Panel Discussion, Felipe Moon, Amy Amoroso, Speakers TBA
Conference Room C (Job Seekers, Recruiting & Employer Hiring Seminars) Seats 15-20
10am How to Dazzle your Prospective Employer, by Mark Grimm
11am The Big Three: Resumes, Cover Letter and Interview Skills by Dr Tom Denham, Careers in Transition
12pm Choosing the right Health Insurance Plan by Karen Laing, Health Literacy for All
1pm Networking Beats NOT working by Dr Tom Denham, Careers in Transition
2pm Getting the most out of your Education and Finding Opportunities, by Maria Neale, Mildred Elley
3pm The Future of Small Business Hiring: Temp Agency Jobs by Meghan Drake, JJ Young
4pm Team Building & Boosting Employee Morale by Fiona Gray, The Great Escape Room of Albany
Conference Room D (Business Owner/Entrepreneur Seminars) Seats 20-25
9am What you should know about chip cards/EMV that affects your small business, and other services for your small business by Nicholl Bautochka, the Retail Council of New York State
10am Viral marketing for small businesses by Jacques Bastien
11am Data Management for Your Small Business by Billy Obenauer DAMA-NYCR
12pm How to build a Marketing Canvas by Maya McNulty, Up Your Biz Marketing
1pm Stress Reduction for the Busy Professional by Karen Laing, Health Literacy for All
2pm Visualization for Focus and Motivation by Herman Johnson, BA, SPC, MAT, C.Ht, SH, PFT.
3pm How Birthday Marketing Could Double Your Profits by Leo Quinn, 518BirthdayClub
4pm Don’t Pay For Advertising – Pay For Results – Increase Your Profits Using Cross Promotions by Leo Quinn, 518BirthdayClub
Conference Room E (Business Owner/Entrepreneur Seminars) Seats 25-30
9am Whose hands are in your profits and what to do about it by Dan Savage, Security & Technology Solutions
10am IT Security for Small Businesses by Tush Nikollaj, LogicalNet
11am 10 Mistakes All Small Businesses Make with IT by Matthew Kelly, IT Administrator, Elucid Systems
12pm How to Sell & Market the Hispanic Consumer by Hugo Acosta, CNY Latino
1pm Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity by Paul Caupto, CEO, All and One IT Consulting
2pm How building confidence can help you land your dream job by Kelly Ann Comley, Mary Kay Consultant
3pm Small Group and Employee Benefits: What you need to know as a business owner by Teresa Scicchitano, NY Life Group Benefits
4pm Getting to ZeroEnergy by George Keleshian, One Energy
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