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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Registration

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Panel – Economic Outlook – Joint Panel with the Lenders Finance Conference

A leading economist provides his insight on the state of the economy and the outlook for the rest of the year.

Joint Panel with the Lenders Finance Conference

Speaker TBD

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joint Reception with the Lenders Finance Conference & Entrepreneurial Finance + Factoring Conference – Sponsored by RMP Capital Corp.

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Registration

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Breakfast Speaker – Maximizing Human Capital: Hiring Right is only the Beginning!

Hear from an industrial psychologist on what you can do to insure that you are hiring the right people to help bring your business to the next level.

 Speaker: Guy J. DiSpigno, Ph.D., Executive Synergies, Inc.

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Roundtable discussion

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Managing Growth and Change through Strategic Planning

Learn about the value of implementing a strategic planning process for your business.

 

Speaker: James D. Sisson, Principal and Vice President, Vantage Associates, Inc.

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch/Workshop – Exercise In Strategic Planning: Putting Principal into Practice

 

Take part in an interactive workshop to help sharpen your strategic planning skills.

 

Speaker: James D. Sisson, Principal and Vice President, Vantage Associates, Inc.

12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Branding Your Corporate Reputation: It Affects the Bottom Line
A small business branding expert will share with you the key elements to successfully brand your business.

 

Speaker: Jeff Smith, Prophet Brand Marketing Consultants

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Roundtable discussions

Group A

Group B

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Dinner sponsored by Wells Fargo Capital Finance
 Park Grill on Michigan Ave. 

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.



Thursday, June 13, 2013

Registration

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Breakfast Speaker – Effective Team Leadership: It’s Your Responsibility
An expert on business leadership will provide a primer on how to develop the skills required to be a successful leader in today’s business environment.

Speaker: Mike Delaney, The Center for Character Based Leadership

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Roundtable discussions

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Panel - Dumb as Rocks: Management Mistakes I’ve Made

Industry leaders discuss the mistakes they have made in managing their commercial lending businesses and how they used the lessons learned to improve their management skills and improve their companies.

Panelists: Patrick Trammell, Southeastern Commercial Finance
Charles Johnson, Commercial Finance Association
Brian Van Nevel, Spectrum Commercial

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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