Hear from nationally renowned speakers with specializations ranging from start-ups to social media engagement. Learn from speakers that have 30+ years of proven experience turning startups into multi-million dollar companies. Our speakers share that expertise as contributing writers to Inc.com and Forbes Inc.
You don’t want to miss this opportunity to engage and learn from expert entrepreneurs providing insight you can immediately apply to your business.
Winning the Entrepreneurial Race
Friday, October 27, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
8 - 9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
This year’s forum features three successful entrepreneurs discussing invaluable, applicable business insight, and two Hampton Roads entrepreneurs who will share the ups and downs of their entrepreneurial race.
Dubbed the “Startup Whisperer” ▪ MapQuest co-founder ▪ Serial entrepreneur ▪ TechStars Entrepreneur-in-Residence ▪ The StartUp Factory Managing Partner ▪ Inc.com Contributor
CEO of CherylTan Media ▪ Twenty-year TV News Vet ▪ Hosts “HR Business Weekly” & "STANDOUT with Cheryl Tan” ▪ Video Marketing & Media Strategist
Director of Business Development and Outreach Services, with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity ▪ 30 years Experience in Economic Development ▪ Small Business Development ▪ Strong focus on economic impact of women- and minority-owned businesses
Hamilton Perkins Collection Founder & President ▪ Merrill Lynch Investment Advisor ▪ Huffington Post Contributing Blogger
Aesop Technologies CEO & Founder ▪ Navy Veteran ▪ Featured in Inc. Magazine
Special thanks to Forum Gold Sponsor Newport News Economic Development Authority.