Boost Your Biz: Shenango Valley

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Butler County Community College (BC3)@LindenPointe

3182 Innovation Way

Hermitage, PA 16148

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Inaugural Boost Your Biz Conference with Keynote Speaker Deanna Fusillo, CEO of SassyGirl Media


Boost Your Biz: Shenango Valley is a 1-day conference - focusing on the specific challenges of running and growing business in a rust belt community. The conference is presented by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce in partnership with BC3@LindenPointe, Hermitage.

  • Ticket includes up to 4 classes; panel of your choice; keynote speaker, lunch & more! Check back for schedule details coming shortly

  • Four tracks: Track A: Recruitment in the Rust Belt; Track B: Funding Your Biz Dreams; Track C: Marketing 101; Track D: Deep Dive Digital

  • Two Panels: The Entrepreneurial Mindset; Job Recruitment in the Rust Belt

  • Buy your ticket today and register for the classes of your choice via email or day of.

  • Networking & Vendor Tables

  • Swag Bags

  • Lite Breakfast & Lunch included with ticket price!

  • All tickets include 3 months of Start-Up Circle with Sassy Girl Media

Early Bird Tickets are $75 until Feb. 14, 2019; Full price Tickets are $100 Feb. 15 through day of event March 8.

Register here today and class list to register from will be sent shortly!

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8:30 AM - 9 AM Intro/Keynote Speaker

Deanna Fusillo, Owner of Sassy Girl Media LLC

9:10 – 9:55 AM Class Session A (Select 1)

• Smart Phone/Devices 101: Lisa Evans, E-Academy@LindenPointe, Hermitage.

• Recruiting with Monster.Com, The Herald

• Business Micro Loans through Social Media, Kiva Pittsburgh

• Podcasting: The Basics; Martisse Macri of The Pop-Off Podcast

10:05 –10:50 AM Class Session B (Select 1)

• Fundamentals of Social Media: Dennis Schiardi, DOYO Live, Youngstown

• Multi-Generations in the Workplace, Kelley Ashby LLC., Youngstown, OH.

• First Step Overview to Starting Your Own Business, Gannon University SBDC

• Going Live (Insta & Facebook); Deanna Fusillo, Owner of Sassy Girl Media, Youngstown, OH

1 – 1:45 PM Class Session C (Select 1)

• Instagram for Your Business, Susan Mocker,

Co-Owner of Extending Grace, Hubbard, OH

• CareerLink for Employers, Chris Burger, Sharon

• Grant Writing Basics, Maggie Horne, SBDC

• The GIG/Freelance Industry, Bill Dodd, Owner of Mud-Hut Studio, Sharon

1:55 – 2:40 PM Class Session D (Select 1)

• Website 101: The What, Why & How of a Good Website:

Deanna Fusillo, Owner of Sassy Girl Media, Youngstown

• Tips for Book Publishing, Pinchot-Swogger Publishing LLC, Brookfield

• Ins & Outs of E-Commerce: Blissed Out Design, Sharon

• Social Intelligence: The Art of Effective Hiring; Eagle TD, New Wilmington


Vendor Set up: 6:30 AM - 7:15 AM

7:15 AM - 8:30 AM Registration/Vendor Networking Time/Lite Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9 AM Intro/Keynote Speaker

9:10 AM - 9:55 AM First Class Session

10:05 - 10:50 AM Second Class Session

11 AM - 11:50 AM Panels

11:50 - 1 PM Lunch/Vendor Networking Time

1 PM - 1:45 PM Third Class Session

1:55 - 2:40 PM Fourth Class Session

2:40 - 3 PM Vendor Networking Time/Sweet Treat

3 PM - 4 PM Vendor Break Down

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