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TO SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Small Business Expo is America’s BIGGEST Business to Business Trade Show, Conference & Networking Event for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups and anyone that works for a Small Business or who is inspired to start their own Small Business. Our focus is on targeted learning, networking, building valuable new business relationships & finding top vendors that help Business Owners take strategic action to immediately improve their Small Business. We encourage you to attend as many business-building workshops & main stage presentations as you can. During the day, network with other business owners in our Speed Networking Sessions, Business Card Exchange & Beer & Biz Happy Hour. And, of course, build new vendor relationships with top vendors who care about Small Business Growth in our exciting Exhibitor Hall. THE RED CARPET

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EXHIBITOR LIST OUR D.C. EXHIBITORS

40plus of Greater Washington

322

Prax Accounting

AARP

612

Shine Management Inc

208

ActionCoach

417

SignOnTheGo, LLC

204

AdvantEdge Workspaces

413

Software Technology Resources,

713

American Business TV

609

LLC

314

AT&T

404

SPACES Works

419

Biz TV / BizTalkRadio

421

Stephen May Coaching

320

Bolton USA

213

SWIG America Consulting

709

Chinamerica Radio

207

T-Mobile for Business

422

Creditsafe

318

TalkShop App

304

DG Studios LLC

514

TD Bank

509

Digital Marketing Folks Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. Geico

711

Tekvijon LLC

309

614

The Franchise Consulting

310

Company

414

IASO TEA

411

The Small Business Report Radio 528

ISC

418

Thomas Gaiter Foundation

627

Lead Forensics

312

Truss Holding Company

606

MentorPrize

211

Truvincio Upside Business Travel

Mid-Atlantic Eurasia Business

511 519

Council

209

V-Project Management

N D Greene PC

410

Consulting LLC

214

Pepco Small Business Program 305

Verizon Wireless

313

Phillip Johnson Family Insurance

Weave

412

Wells Fargo

610

Wilson-Epes Printing

728

Agency Powerteam Consulting Powerteam Entrepreneur Club Powerteam International TheSmallBusinessExpo.com

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Yelp

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FLOOR PLAN EXHIBITOR HALL

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TODAY’S SHOW

Small Business Expo 2019 - Washington DC M Main Stage

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MAY 9 • THURSDAY

P Speed Networking Sessions

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AT A GLANCE

10:00am – 5:30pm

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SMALL BUSINESS EXPO Exhibitor Hall Opens

10:30am – 11:15am

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Speed Networking Session 1

10:30am – 11:15am

W Advertising Online - How To Buy Likes, Tweets, Clicks and More - Presented By: AT&T Room 8 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Ramon Ray

10:30am – 11:15am

W Build your Digital Escape Plan to Create Passive Income Speakers: Steve Nickerson

10:30am – 11:15am

W Franchising 101 - An Overview for Buying and Creating a Franchise - Presented By: The Room 6 (Across from Registration) Franchise Consulting Company Speakers: Nick Neonakis

10:30am – 11:15am

W How to Breakthrough Your Limiting Beliefs & Build the Ultimate Blueprint for Success! Room 2 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Merri-jo Hillaker

10:30am – 11:15am

W How to Create Even More Business Marketing on Facebook Speakers: Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

10:30am – 11:15am

W Never Get Shafted in Business Again: How to Navigate Legal Landmines - Presented By: N D Room 4 (Across from Registration) Greene PC Speakers: Nancy Greene

10:30am – 11:15am

W Text Your Way To The Top - Presented By: TalkShop App Speakers: Binh Ly

10:30am – 11:15am

W Wells Fargo Works for Small Business - Presented By: Wells Fargo Room 9 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Asifa Saeed, Jesse Pendergraft, James S Makell

10:45am – 11:15am

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MAIN STAGE: VIP Expert Panel - Break Through Your Biggest Challenges & Achieve Your Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Goals

11:30am – 12:15pm

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Speed Networking Session 2

11:30am – 12:15pm

W Advertising Online - How To Buy Likes, Tweets, Clicks and More - Presented By: AT&T Room 8 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Ramon Ray

11:30am – 12:15pm

W Career Transition Made Simple Speakers: Kim DeCoste

11:30am – 12:15pm

W Help Accelerate Business Growth with Data - Presented By: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. Room 10 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Amber Colley

11:30am – 12:15pm

W How to Build a Great List, Generate Customers & Get Paid as a Public Speaker Room 2 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Bill Walsh, Venture Capitalist & CEO, Titanium Sponsor

11:30am – 12:15pm

W How to Get More Leads & Sales Using Radio, Print & Social Media Room 1 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Angel Tuccy

11:30am – 12:15pm

W Human Capital: Profit & Loss - Presented By: American Business TV Room 7 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Yusef Muhammad, Dr. Quinella A Minix

11:30am – 12:20pm

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Hall D Speed Networking (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D)

Room 3 (Across from Registration)

Room 1 (Across from Registration)

Room 5 (Across from Registration)

Speed Networking (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D)

Room 3 (Across from Registration)

MAIN STAGE: Gold Medal Principles for Winning in Business & Reaching Peak Performance Speakers: Josh Davis, 3 Time Olympic Gold Medal Champion Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D)

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Speed Networking Session 3

12:30pm – 1:15pm

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12:30pm – 1:15pm

W 6 Things You Must Know Before Buying A Franchise Speakers: Tina Gantz

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W Access to Capital: Helping You Understand the Various Options for Obtaining Financing for Room 6 (Across from Registration) Your Small Business - Presented By: TD Bank Speakers: Lawrence Thompson

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W Coach and Grow Rich - Presented By: Professional Life Coaches of America Room 4 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Scott Shane Holt

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W Gain Access to $500 Billion in Government Contracting - Presented By: V-Project Room 7 (Across from Registration) Management Consulting LLC Speakers: Varetta Huggins

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W Get Seen and Be Known Online - Presented By: DG Studios LLC Room 9 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Dishan Jayasinha

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W How to Create Even More Success Through Building a Local Mastermind Speakers: Brian Nieves, Internationally Renowned Author & Speaker Room 3 (Across from Registration)

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W Launching an Entrepreneur Club Speakers: Ken Monro

12:30pm – 1:15pm

W PROFITMAX: 5 Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow - Presented By: ActionCoach Room 5 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Stephen Chiama

12:30pm – 1:20pm

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MAIN STAGE: Internet Marketing Master Class - Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Money Online Speakers: Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

1:30pm – 2:15pm

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Speed Networking Session 4

1:30pm – 2:15pm

W Breakthrough Mastery in 7 Simple Ways Speakers: Kim Mennella

1:30pm – 2:15pm

W Enhance The Customer Journey & Grow Your Business - Presented By: Digital Marketing Room 10 (Across from Registration) Folks Speakers: Chris Damvakaris

1:30pm – 2:15pm

W How to Find, Enroll & Retain Ideal Clients, Earn What You’re Worth and Close More Deals, Room 1 (Across from Registration) Even Faster Speakers: Andrea Swensen

1:30pm – 2:15pm

W Uncover the Hidden Secrets to Your Dream Life Speakers: Sheridan Wickens-Fogg

1:30pm – 2:20pm

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MAIN STAGE: Secrets to Create Customer Loyalty For Life and Wow Your Customers Using Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Successful "Disney" Strategies Speakers: John Formica, Leader at Disney & Renowned Author

2:30pm – 3:15pm

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Speed Networking Session 5

2:30pm – 3:15pm

W How to Breakthrough Your Limiting Beliefs & Build the Ultimate Blueprint for Success! Room 1 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Merri-jo Hillaker

2:30pm – 3:15pm

W How to Build a Mighty Mindset Speakers: Stephen Mayo

2:30pm – 3:15pm

W Learn Our PROVEN 3-Step Process to Get PR Famous in Your Industry Room 2 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Christina Daves

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Speed Networking (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Room 2 (Across from Registration)

Room 1 (Across from Registration)

Speed Networking (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Room 3 (Across from Registration)

Room 2 (Across from Registration)

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Room 3 (Across from Registration)

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2:30pm – 3:20pm

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MAIN STAGE: Book Writing Master Class - How to Write Your Book & Get Paid As A Public Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Speaker Speakers: Brian Nieves, Internationally Renowned Author & Speaker

3:30pm – 4:15pm

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Speed Networking Session 6

3:30pm – 4:15pm

W How to Become an Even More Effective Public Speaker at Live Events & Over the Internet Room 3 (Across from Registration) Speakers: Dwayne Davis

3:30pm – 4:15pm

W How to Expand Your Business Through Marketing on Instagram Speakers: Farhana Cannon

Room 2 (Across from Registration)

3:30pm – 4:15pm

W Internet Rockstar Shares How to Make Money Online Speakers: Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Room 1 (Across from Registration)

3:30pm – 4:30pm

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Beer & Biz Happy Hour

4:30pm – 5:30pm

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MAIN STAGE: Success Mastery Session - How to Build a Successful 7 Figure Business Main Stage (Rear of Exhibitor Floor - Hall D) Speakers: Bill Walsh, Venture Capitalist & CEO, Titanium Sponsor

Speed Networking (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D)

Meet & Greet Lounge (Exhibitor Floor - Hall D)

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EXPLORE

THE SHOW FLOOR EXHIBITOR HALL Meet with vendors who provide a wide-range of products & services that will immediately help your business thrive. We encourage you to shop from these exhibitors who are here to support small business. Thank you to our incredible exhibitors & sponsors for being Small Business Heroes!

THE MAIN STAGE Renowned speakers from around the Country pass on valuable knowledge to you and your business in our Featured Main Stage. It is free to attend The Main Stage Presentations. Refer to this Program for a complete Schedule.

Upgrade to our GOLD BADGE in the Registration Area to get Premium Reserved Seating!

WORKSHOPS Expand your business skills with these educational seminars presented by leading business industry experts. All of our workshops are free to attend. Refer to this Program for a complete Schedule.

Upgrade to our GOLD BADGE in the Registration Area to get Premium Reserved Seating!

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THE SHOW FLOOR SPEED NETWORKING A Small Business Expo favorite, this is your chance to quickly meet many other Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Each table has two participants and you have (3) minutes to talk, meet & greet. When the buzzer goes off, one person from each table moves to the next table where the next mini networking session begins for another (3) minutes. Speed Networking Sessions are free to attend. Refer to this Program for a complete Schedule. Upgrade to our GOLD BADGE in the Registration Area to get Priority Seating & Skip The Line!

BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE ™ This popular show destination is available for you to showcase your business cards, postcards & flyers and check out other products & services available to you. Advertisements are organized by our unique Get Dotted Color-Coded Industry Segments. Refer to the Cover of this Program for the Color Key by Industry.

BEER & BIZ HAPPY HOUR Enjoy complimentary beer during our exclusive Beer & Biz Happy Hour. This is a great way to end your busy day of networking and mix & mingle some more. Drinks are first come, first served. While supplies last. You must be 21+ years of age to consume alcohol.

Upgrade to our SILVER or GOLD BADGE in the Registration Area to skip the line at the bar!

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330 PM - 430 PM See map for details

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BADGE OPTIONS

Your Badge is your ticket into Small Business Expo and the various networking areas. Please wear your Badge at all times. Visit Registration to Upgrade Your Badge at any time during the day.

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Exhibitor Hall Workshops Speed Networking Business Card Exchange The Main Stage Keynotes Beer & Biz Happy Hour (First Come, First Serve) Lead Scanner App (Scan Badges & Capture Contact Info) VIP “Skip the Line” Pass at Beer & Biz Happy Hour Reserved Prime Seating in Workshops & Main Stage Presentations Priority Seating In Speed Networking (Skip the Long Lines)

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

EXHIBIT AT THOUSANDS OF SMALL BUSINESSES SHOPPING FOR PRODUCTS & SERVICES JUST LIKE YOURS! VISIT OUR REGISTRATION AREA TO GET MORE INFO ABOUT EXHIBITING IN ONE OF OUR 17 CITIES!

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KEYNOTES ON THE MAIN STAGE Located at the rear of the Exhibitor Hall

10:45 AM

VIP Expert Panel: Break Through Your Biggest Challenges & Achieve Your Goals

11:30 AM

Gold Medal Principles For Winning In Business & Reaching Peak Performance

12:30 PM

Internet Marketing Master Class: Internet Rockstar Shares How To Make Money Online

1:30 PM

Top Business & Philanthropic Global Leaders

Josh Davis, 3 Time Olympic Gold Medal Champion

Austin Walsh, Internet Marketing Specialist

Secrets To Create Customer Loyalty For Life And WOW Your Customers Using Successful “Disney” Strategies

John Formica, Leader at Disney & Renowned Author

2:30 PM

Book Writing Master Class: How To Write Your Book & Get Paid As A Public Speaker

4:30 PM

Success Mastery Session: How to Build a Successful 7 Figure Business

Brian Nieves, Internationally Renowned Author & Speaker

Bill Walsh, Venture Capitalist & CEO, Titanium Sponsor


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