2nd Annual Utah Small Business Summit


Date: September 10, 2013

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center

Cost: $50

The Utah Small Business Coalition is proud to host the 2nd Annual Small Business Summit. This conference, specifically geared to small business, features informative keynote speakers and breakout sessions aimed to help small businesses improve their bottom line. One of the chief aims of this year's Summit is to provide small businesses with the tools to navigate the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which essentially begins on October 1 of this year. Nine of our sessions will focus on health care issues that you should know about.

Keynote Presentations:


 Advanced Brand Basics: Maturing your business brand through a philosophy of stripping down

Molly Mazzolini, Partner/Brand Integration Director, Infinite ScaleMolly is Infinite Scale’s strategic branding expert, responsible for promoting not only the Infinite Scale brand, but also the multifaceted brands of its clients. She lends her branding knowledge to all projects that adds to the layering or collaborative philosophy that drives all team members at Infinite Scale.
Infinite Scale's clients include some of the worlds most prestigious and demanding sports organizations, including; Utah Jazz, Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Miami Marlins, NBA, NHL, NFL, BYU, University of Utah.

 Affordable Care Act: What Small Businesses Need to know
Karen Harned, Executive Director,
NFIB Small Business Legal Center 
As Executive Director of the NFIB Small Business Legal Center, Ms. Harned comments regularly on small business cases before federal and state courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. She has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business, NBC Nightly News, CNN, CNBC and MSNBC, as well as National Public Radio, CBS Radio, and radio outlets across the country. Her opinion editorials and articles regarding health care, lawsuit abuse, regulation and other issues important to small business have been published in newspapers and other publications nationwide.

Breakout Sessions:

• Pulse of the Online Shopper
• Leveraging the Local Brand
• Resources for Business Growth Panel
• NeuroMarketing: Inspire Desire to Sell More
• Driving Revenue Through Email Marketing
• Small Business Lending and Funding
• Crowdfunding; New Revenue Opportunities
• Social Media Best Practices
• Deepening Customer Relations
• 10,000 Small Businesses
• International Trade and Exporting
• Millennials in the Workplace
• Mentoring for Light Manufacturers
• Rallying Your Local Business Community
• Cyber Security for Small Business

Health Care Breakout Sessions:

• Health Care 101
• ACA Compliance
• Workplace Wellness
• Health Care Reform... You Have Options
• Avenue H: Utah’s Insurance Exchange

Conference Agenda:

7:30 a.m.Registration Opens

8:15 a.m.Welcome

8:30 a.m.Opening Keynote: Branding Your Small Business

9:15 a.m.Exhibitor Booths/Break

9:30 a.m.Breakout Sessions #1 (6 choices)

10:30 a.m.Exhibitor Booths/Break

10:45 a.m.Breakout Sessions #1 (6 choices)

11:45 a.m.Exhibitor Booths/Break

12:00 p.m.Luncheon Keynote: Affordable Care Act

1:30 p.m.Exhibitor Booths/Break

1:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions #1 (6 choices)

2:45 p.m.Exhibitor Booths/Break

3:00 p.m.Breakout Sessions #1 (6 choices)

4:00 p.m.Closing Reception  

Click for the full schedule and breakout information

Registration & more information:
• www.utahsmallbiz.com/events
• 801.364.3631  


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