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Entrepreneur Keynote, Panel Discussion and Workshops
Please join us as a guest at our Entrepreneur Event featuring "Conversations with Shark Tank Winners!" Author Rey Ybarra as he moderates a panel with Shark Tank contestants. Come hear from a renowned business entrepreneur in a keynote and attend valuable workshops. Get tips on starting your own business, network with like-minded go-getters and gain new tools to help propel your next ideas forward.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Pasadena Learning Center
299 N. Euclid Ave, Suite 100
Pasadena, CA 91101
Hear from a successful entrepreneur who will help you identify what you really want and help you turn around your business and your life.
Steven M. Kaplan
Steve Kaplan is a serial entrepreneur, self-made multimillionaire and has helped to make more than 100 additional people millionaires in their own right. As one of the world’s leading experts on small business, success and achievement, he has written two New York Times bestselling books, including Bag the Elephant™ which was recently voted one of the Best Business Books of the past decade. Steve’s books are available in 15 languages and over 50 countries.
Steve has owned, operated or set strategy for hundreds of businesses. He built one of his first businesses, SCA from scratch, eventually making it one of the nation’s leading marketing agencies with over $250 million in revenue and 1300 employees. He went on to sell SCA then play a leadership role in building and then selling this new company for a record $2.1 billion. Steve currently focuses on consulting small businesses through Steve Kaplan Live Inc., manages his small business equities investments, and chairs the Kaplan Family Foundation, which promotes youth entrepreneurship, and completed a tour of our nation’s Universities where he spoke to thousands of students on success. He is a Tony nominated producer for Leap of Faith™ and an Executive Producer of the upcoming album titled “Chi Town” distributed through Universal Music Group. This summer Steve traveled to Afghanistan to share job and business success strategies with the troops to help smooth their transition back to civilian life. Steve regularly appears on a variety of TV networks including ABC, MSNBC, NBC, CBS and Fox, to discuss his experiences and help others achieve success. He was recently featured on ABC’s Secret Millionaire. Look out for two upcoming shows featuring Steve.
For more info on Steve, visit www.stevekaplanive.com
Panel Discussion with Shark Tank Contestants
Panel discussion moderator and author, Rey Ybarra, is a multimedia talent with more than 17 years experience producing a variety of interviews/programming in various formats including TV, broadcast radio, internet radio, podcasting, live streaming, internet TV, on-demand video, and now venturing into the world of digital publishing with his multimedia book Conversations with Shark Tank Winners.
His first published book is his innovative effort available in a down loadable app form for multiple devices including Mac/Android/Kindle and more featuring written, audio, and video interviews with the entrepreneurs from the smash TV show Shark Tank.
The book includes a special preface written by business expert, NY Times best selling author, and featured on the ABC TV show "Secret Millionaire" Steve Kaplan.
Download the Kindle edition of "Conversations with Shark Tank Winners" here.
Panelists include Dr. Edna Ma (BareEase), Mona Weiss (Eco Nuts), Shelly Ehler (ShowNo) and Hanna and Mark Lim (Lollaland).
The Business Plan workshop
Before you invest, create a business plan - What is a business plan really? - What does a business plan do? - What a business plan doesn't do - Business plans - not an exercise in futility
Pitching Your Plan workshop
Strategies for pitching your business plan - How do you get in front of your target investors? What kinds of critical information are required for your pitch?
Get the tools to bring your ideas to life. Mark your calendar and join us. Register today by clicking on the “Register” button above. Invite a guest and share the invite!
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