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3rd Annual Small Biz Academy on Oct. 26

October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Neal Blaisdell Center

Register: http://cochawaii.chambermaster.com/events/details/3rd-annual-small-biz-academy-1111814

Regular rate (Deadline Oct. 24):  $25 Members  |  $30 Non-members
LATE FEE of $10 will be charged for those who register after deadline.
Registration includes all seminars, keynote panel, Continental breakfast and lunch.

Join us and hear from some of Hawaii’s top business leaders and experts on a variety of topics designed to help you start and grow your business. Three tracks of four seminars each will cover:

Branding and Marketing (Track 1)
Human Resources (Track 2)
Starting and Scaling Your Business (Track 3)

Session I: 8-8:45 am

  • Boosting Your Social Media Engagement
    • ​Toby Tamaye — AT Marketing
  • Staffing Your Business
    • Lisa Daijo — Express Employment Professionals
    • ​Robert Half — Robert Half
  • Starting a Business? Here’s What You Need to Know
    • ​Reg Baker — Reg Baker

Session II: 9-9:45 am

  • Building Appeal and Consistency with Your Brand
    • ​Doug Harris — Harris Agency
  • Happiness U and Civility in the Workplace
    • ​Alice Inoue — Happiness U
    • Penelope Paik — Civility International
  • Financing Your Small Business
    • Kevin Kaji — American Savings Bank
    • Taylor Kirihara — Bank of Hawaii
    • ​Mark Spain — US SBA​
    • Dennis Wong — Hawaii National Bank

Session III: 10-10:45 am

  • Generating Marketing Exposure
    • ​Janet Scheffer — Mana Means Communications
  • Managing Millennials
    • ​Gwen Navarette-Klapperich — KCC – Continuing Education & Training-Global Leaders & Development
    • Danelia Newman — Newman Consulting Services
  • Scaling Your Company
    • ​Jimmy Chan — Hawaiian Chip Company

Session IV: 11-11:45 am

  • Building & Growing Your Online Presence
    • ​Gary Wells — Webmaster Services Hawaii
  • Basics of a Family Business: Planning for Transition
    • ​Michael Miyahira — Business Strategies
  • Employment 101: Know the Law and Protect Yourself and Your Business
    • ​John Knorek — Torkildson Katz Moore Heatherington Harris

Luncheon Keynote: Taking Your Business Over the $1 Million Mark

 

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Details

Date:
October 18, 2016
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM