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March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am 3:30 pm

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LEARN – NETWORK – GROW

Bringing together business owners from across Peterborough & the Kawarthas, the inaugural 2019 Business & Entrepreneurship Conference is a must-attend event for entrepreneurs looking to learn from industry thought leaders, network with like-minded professionals to develop partnerships and collaboration, and grow and improve their business.

Tickets are $55 for this event and include Breakfast, Lunch and access to some of the brightest minds in business.

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers

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Morning Keynote Speaker: Nikki Pett – “Relationship Marketing”

Set yourself up for business success by boosting your likeability factor and winning with relationships.Learn to form genuine connections, leverage your knowledge, form stronger relationships and build lasting rapport.

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Afternoon Keynote: Darrell Keezer – “Digital Disruption”

You live in one of the most connected countries in the world. Digital media has drastically changed your life and the lives of everyone around you. Has your company embraced it?

Darrell uses real examples and insights to help your company build a digital plan to move the needle forward.

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Special Guest Speaker: George Anastasopoulos

George is an influential sales and leadership coach who will be joining us a special guest speaker hosting two dynamic breakout sessions:

  1. Selling is Not A Four Letter Word
  2. Finding the Right People and Motivating them to Succeed

Other Speakers including Local Experts

Other Speakers - Katie Dempsey, Bob Gauvreau, Mike Watt, Scott Murison, Nicole Truman

Agenda

TimeSession
8:30am – 9:15amBreakfast & Registration
9:15am – 10:15am

Morning Keynote: Nikki Pett

Topic: Relationship Marketing

Set yourself up for business success by boosting your likeability factor and winning with relationships. Learn how to:

-Form genuine connections with current and prospective clients

-Reclaim “lost sales” by turning upset clients into raving fans

– Leverage your knowledge to position yourself above the competition

– Save money by focusing on forming stronger relationships with fewer contacts

– Take your online conversations offline to build lasting rapport and endless referrals

10:15am – 10:30amNetworking Break
10:30am – 11:30amMorning Breakout Sessions
Session A
Bob Gauvreau: Realizing Financial Freedom

Session B

Katie Dempsey: Small Business Branding

Session C

George Anastasopoulos: Selling is Not a Four Letter word

11:30am – 12:00pmNetworking Lunch
12:00pm – 12:55pm

Afternoon Keynote: Darrell Keezer

Topic: Digital Disruption

You live in one of the most connected countries in the world. Digital media has drastically changed your life and the lives of everyone around you. Has your company embraced it?

You want to be there when digital marketing expert Darrell Keezer shares his insights about digital marketing and how it’s revolutionized the way businesses communicate and connect with consumers.

Darrell plans to reveal the answers. He’ll delve into the mechanics of game-changing digital marketing and explain how businesses are disrupting the status quo to generate leads and build relationships. His keynote is packed with real examples and insights on how your company can build a digital plan to move the needle.

1:00pm – 1:15pmNetworking Break
1:15pm – 2:15pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions

Session A

George Anastasopoulos: Finding the Right People and Motivating them to Succeed

Session B

Nicole Truman: Legal Q&A for Business

2:15pm – 2:30pmNetworking Break
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Panel: How Customer Service is Changing in the Digital Age

Panelists: Mike Watt (Owner of Providence, Flavour, SOS), Scott Murison (Wild Rock Outfitters) and Katie Dempsey (Brand Ambition)

There has never been as many avenues to connect with your customer as there are today. Learn how to adapt, thrive and sell to your clients.

3:30pmEvent Closing

 

Big thanks to our Event Sponsors:

Kawarthas Northumberland logo
Canada Business Ontario logo
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Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development

Peterborough Golf & Country Club

1030 Armour Road
Peterborough, K9J 7H4 Canada