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Schedule

June 7, 2017


2:00-5:30 p.m.

Check In & Registration

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Opening Reception—IGNITE

Tony Gladney—MGM Resorts International

June 8, 2017


8:00-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast & Keynote Speaker

George Herrera—Founder and President & CEO of the Herrera-Cristina Group, LTD

10:00-12:30 p.m.

Lunch— Awards Ceremony & Keynote Speaker Martha Stewart—Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award Winning Television Host, Entrepreneur and Author

General Sessions:


12:45-1:45 p.m.

Navigating a successful path through the automotive industry—an interactive workshop to better understand industry trends and best practices.

Reginald Humphrey—General Motors

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Navigating the Procurement Maze

Learning a company’s purchasing process can be challenging when you are a supplier on the outside. Understanding the purchasing process early is key to successfully securing contracts. This seminar will equip you with the tools to successfully navigate the purchasing maze. Corporate Panel— Medtronic, Marathon, and CHEP

3:15-4:00 p.m.

Perfecting Your Value Proposition

This workshop will focus on defining a unique value proposition (UVP) for your business. Your UVP may be the key to getting to the next meeting or closing the deal. This session will help distinguish you from the competition.

3:15-4:00 p.m.

Set Your Course on Government Contracting

Conducting business with the Government can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Identifying the correct opportunities for your business, marketing your capabilities to the decision makers and staying current on the latest regulations can assist you to navigate the ever-changing world of government contracting.

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Reception

June 9, 2017


8:00-9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:10-10:15 a.m.

ACCESS to Win the RFP Process

Most RFPs are won before a solicitation is released. That means planning ahead is critical. This session will address what you’ll need to have in place to successfully compete for corporate and government contracts. Additionally, find out how you can win a RFP before it is publicly released.

9:10-10:15 a.m.

Your Company is Certified Now What?

Certified does not mean qualified. A company won’t do business with you simply because you have a certification. You need more. This seminar will dispel the myths of certification and help you maximize your resources.

General Session:


9:15-11:45 a.m.

Scheduled one-on-one appointments

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Daymond John—Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO of the Shark Group.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Scheduled one-on-one appointments

About      Workshops      Schedule      Speakers

Sponsors      Register      Hotel

SchedulePhone

June 7, 2017


2:00-5:30 p.m.

Check In & Registration

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Opening Reception—IGNITE


Tony Gladney—MGM Resorts International

June 8, 2017


8:00-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast & Keynote Speaker


George Herrera—Founder and President & CEO of the Herrera- Cristina Group, LTD

10:00-12:30 p.m.

Lunch— Awards Ceremony & Keynote Speaker


Martha Stewart—Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award Winning Television Host, Entrepreneur and Author

General Sessions:

12:45-1:45 p.m.

Navigating a successful path through the automotive industry—an interactive workshop to better understand industry

trends and best practices.


Reginald Humphrey—General Motors

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Navigating the Procurement Maze


Learning a company’s purchasing process can be challenging when you are a supplier on the outside.

Understanding the purchasing process early is key to successfully securing contracts. This seminar will equip you with the tools to successfully navigate the purchasing maze. Corporate Panel— Medtronic, Marathon, and CHEP

3:15-4:00 p.m.

Perfecting Your Value Proposition


This workshop will focus on defining a unique value proposition (UVP) for your business. Your UVP may be the key to getting to the next meeting or

closing the deal. This session will help distinguish you from the competition.

3:15-4:00 p.m.

Set Your Course on Government Contracting


Conducting business with the Government can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Identifying the

correct opportunities for your business, marketing your capabilities to the decision makers and staying current

on the latest regulations can assist you to navigate the ever-changing world of government contracting.

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Reception

June 9, 2017


8:00-9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:10-10:15 a.m.

ACCESS to Win the RFP Process


Most RFPs are won before a solicitation is released. That means planning ahead is critical. This session will address what you’ll need to have in place to successfully compete for corporate and government contracts. Additionally, find out how you can win a RFP before it is publicly released.

9:10-10:15 a.m.

Your Company is Certified Now What?


Certified does not mean qualified. A company won’t do business with you simply because you have a certification. You need more. This seminar will dispel the myths of certification and help you maximize your resources.

General Session:


9:15-11:45 a.m.

Scheduled one-on-one appointments

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch & Keynote Speaker


Daymond John—Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO of the Shark Group.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Scheduled one-on-one appointments

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