7th Annual Fall Conference
October 2-4, 2009 Las Vegas, NV
“We have recently merged with another company whose owner I met at SMB Nation 2006. This has propelled us into the next phase of our business growth.” Ren Sloos | VP Solutions | Bulletproof Infotech
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Become a Trusted Business Advisor in a Weekend!
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Conference Content Chairs Please visit our website for a complete list of our expert speakers!
CEO SMB Nation Author of 14+ Technical and Business Books.
SBS Diva SBS MVP Co-Chair, GeekSpeak Track CPA
President Technology Marketing Toolkit Co-Chair, BusinessSpeak Track
SBSC US Advisory Group Member WW SBS User Group Leads Co-Leader VP, Tech Trust Partners Co-Chair, BusinessSpeak Track
CEO SBSfaq.com SBS MVP Co-Chair, GeekSpeak Track
Chairman, Network Professional Association (NPA) Co-Chair, Community .ORG Alley
Author of 36+ books SMB Success Team Leader Co-Chair, Community .ORG Alley
What’s Going On?
Elevate to Trusted Business Advisor status with new products, new business models and new practical hands-on, tactile know how you can immediately implement. Enjoy a robust balance of business, technical and industry content.
More than 40 educational sessions • BusinessSpeak. Topics include workflow, managed services, advisory boards, niches, metrics, accountability and growth plans! Huge segment on SOCIAL NETWORKING including using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT!
SMB Nation Fall Conference 2009
Where small businesses lead to a big future.
• Community .ORG Alley. We take diversity to a whole new level with our .ORG Alley where you can introduce yourself to new friends. We suspect you will find you have much in common. • Hallway 101. Everyone knows the true takeaway from a professional conference is the peer-to-peer conversations you have outside the lecture hall. Go ahead and CIRCULATE! • Top of the Riv! Attend our evening party on the roof. Party with Harrybbb and the SMB Nation Tribe!
October 2 (Friday) 7:00 – 9:00 Attendee Registration and Marketplace Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 – 9:00 Keynote 9:15 – 10:45 General Sessions 10:45 – 11:30 Marketplace Exhibit Hall 11:30 – 1:00 General Sessions 1:00 – 3:00 Lunch, Marketplace Exhibit Hall 3:00 – 4:30 General Sessions 4:30 – 5:15 Marketplace Exhibit Hall 5:15 – 6:45 General Sessions 6:00 – 7:30 RECEPTION: Marketplace Expo 8:00 – 11:00 Top of the Riviera Party
Win a Crested Butte Golf/Ski Vacation! Complete your MarketPlace Passport to qualify for the prize drawing. You and a friend could be SKIING for three days!
• GeekSpeak. Topics include data networks (SBS, EBS, more), virtualization, cloud computing, voice (VoIP). • How To. Stuff you can use immediately to instantly increase your profitability and pay for your weekend in VEGAS!
Pricing Full Conference Pass $999.00 Early Bird Conference Pass $799.00 (Expires 08/01/2009)
October 3 (Saturday)
The Ninety-Niners Club (To the first 99 attendees only!) $699.00 Special Alumni Offer (Expires 06/30/09) $499.00
• More. Pre-days featuring Robin Robins and others. Post conference 30-mile bicycle ride with Harrybbbb
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Your SMB Nation Attendee Pass Includes: • All SMB Nation Sessions • SMB Nation Keynotes • Peer-to-Peer social networking • MarketPlace Expo Exhibit Hall • Networking Events • Lunches and HOT Breakfast Buffett!
• Conference Bag • Attendee Gifts • Participate in focus groups • Underground parties (shhh!) • Online Course Notes & Content • Discounts on Books & Products
8:00 – 9:30 9:30 – 10:15 10:15 – 11:45 11:55 – 12:55 12:55 – 3:00 3:00 – 4:30 4:30 – 5:15 5:15 – 6:45
General Sessions Marketplace Exhibit Hall General Sessions Keynote Lunch, Marketplace Exhibit Hall General Sessions Marketplace Exhibit Hall General Sessions
October 4 (Sunday)
$99/Month PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE! Save MONEY using our SMB Nation forums at smbnation.com to share hotel rooms and rides!
The Riviera Hotel & Casino is located on the Las Vegas Strip about 3 1/2 miles from McCarran International Airport. The Riviera has recently undergone a multimillion dollar renovation of guestrooms, suites, casino and meeting space. The remodel includes contemporary style guestrooms with luxurious European pillow-top beds, LCD flat-screen televisions, wireless Internet connectivity, iPod/MP3 alarm clock radios, laptop computer safes, refrigerators and brand name bath and body products. Also rennovated were the casino floor, featuring 100,000 square feet of table games and slots and a new Race and Sports Book.
8:00 – 9:30 9:30 – 10:15 10:15 – 11:15 11:15 – 1:15 1:15 – 2:45
General Sessions Marketplace Exhibit Hall Keynote Lunch, Marketplace Exhibit Hall General Sessions
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