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EPIC Business Conference 2018

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Catch the Fire

2304 Page Road

Durham, NC 27703

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EPIC Business Conference 2018

Entrepreneurial - People - In - Christ

February 23 & 24, 2018

God is raising up a generation of entrepreneurs who want to disrupt their cities, empower generations and transform nations. EPIC is a training ground for world changers-- entrepreneurs, business owners, business leaders and visionaries. Join a community of business leaders who will shift and shake off passivity to ignite a movement.

The EPIC Business Conference is where the entrepreneurial-minded intersect at the crossroads of both individual and corporate transformation.

What you will learn

You will learn how to live a life beyond limits by changing the way you think, expand your capacity to influence, pursue your God-given destiny and be EPIC in business.

Come experience--

Transformation- Challenging you to think differently and breaking limiting patterns
Activation- Discovering and learning how to apply your gifts for Kingdom purposes
Connection- Recognizing you can only achieve your God-given destiny with others


Speakers


Dr. Ed Silvoso

Ed Silvoso

Dr. Ed Silvoso, founder and president of Harvest Evangelism and the International Transformation Network (2,000+ leaders on seven continents), is recognized as a strategist and solid Bible teacher who specializes in nation and marketplace transformation by coaching leaders on how to take the power and presence of God into the marketplace to see their sphere of influence transformed as a first step to bringing the Kingdom of God to business, education and government. His book Anointed for Business is a groundbreaking classic in this area. His other best-selling books include That None Should Perish, Prayer Evangelism, Women: God’s Secret Weapon and Transformation. He is also the producer of the DVD series Transformation in the Marketplace with Ed Silvoso.


Jim Anthony

Jim Anthony

Jim serves as CEO and Principal for Colliers International Raleigh. Jim’s responsibilities include: company vision and strategy, client representation, business development and chief investment strategist. Prior to founding Anthony & Co. in 1987, Jim served as a consultant with the Grubb & Ellis Company in Los Angeles, California, from 1979 to 1983, winning the “Rookie of the Year” Award in 1980. In 1983, Jim moved to Raleigh to be Leasing and Management Director for Carolantic Realty. In 1998 he acquired Allenton Commercial in Durham, NC and merged it into Anthony & Co. Project offices were opened in Myrtle Beach, SC, Atlanta, GA, Niagara Falls, NY and Burlington, NC. The company headquarters is in Raleigh, NC.


Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt serves as CEO for Freedom United. Joe is an entrepreneur, investor, and speaker. His passion is applying the knowledge accumulated over 20 years of launching successful ecommerce start-ups to mentorship, humanitarian efforts, and public speaking. He co-founded Canvas on Demand in 2003 and took it from a startup to the INC 500 list of fastest growing companies in America. This earned him a spot as a finalist in the Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. In September of 2010, Joe sold his company to online custom products leader CafePress. While there, he continued his role on the executive leadership team as its Chief Marketing Officer until 2013.

In 2013, Joe shifted focus towards applying his digital marketing expertise to the global abolition movement. He founded the Audacity Factory, a non-profit incubator and accelerator for organizations fighting for more than 40 million people trapped in modern slavery.

In 2016, Audacity took the helm of Walkfree.org, the world’s largest anti-slavery movement with over 8 million members. Within a year, WalkFree.org relaunched as Freedom United. Working with nearly 100 nonprofits around the world, Freedom United uses digital tools and techniques to sway governments and business to end modern slavery.

Joe has been asked to speak and consult with organizations, corporations and conferences around the world, including the United Nations University, Crowdsourcing Week and London’s TRUST Conference. He has inspired and motivated audiences by sharing his expertise on using digital tools to engage the public on behalf of humanitarian efforts as well as ecommerce ventures.


Ericka James

Ericka Jackson

Ericka James is the President and Founder of The Convergence Center. During her more than 25 years of building businesses (and a ministry) there are several things she has MASTERED that have enabled her to create a business that keeps growing, create a vault of highly sought-after trainings, certifications, and resources, build an international network of thousands, and become proficient in the transformational process that shifts you into “success mode” faster than you can normally do on your own.

She is a master marketer and business expansion expert who works privately with business owners as well as teaches and trains women how to step into their full value and worth and build businesses that are high-impact and build significant wealth.

Ericka is the author of five books and creator of the P12 Business Building System Curriculum and continues to train and equip the Christian women build thriving businesses that change lives through The International Alliance of Christian Business Women.

Laura Stavlas

Laura Stavlas

Laura Stavlas is the President and Lead Copy Writer of Mellonaid, an analytical + creative driven agency in Raleigh, North Carolina. Laura is a public speaker, worship leader, songwriter and business owner, whose testimony of bringing the kingdom into the workplace has been 20 years in the making. Eleven years ago, Laura and her husband, Mihali, started a digital marketing and creative agency, Mellonaid, where Laura’s role as President and Lead Copywriter has been recognized with numerous awards in the advertising and marketing industry. Prior to her writing career, Laura taught English at both private and public high schools, where she was nominated Teacher of the Year, published several course curriculums for Wake County Magnet Schools, and spent summers teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Visiting Lecturer in their Master’s in Teaching Program.

Laura’s journey is filled with stories of how God has been breaking mindsets to explode miracles into everyday life, anytime and anywhere. She has led numerous ministries and small groups, including one for business leaders called EPIC, “Entrepreneurial People in Christ,” which equips business leaders to partner with God and bring the kingdom into the workplace. Laura also enjoys teaching her two children and songwriting. You can find her single “Rain Down” on iTunes and featured in the upcoming film, Amazon Arising: Joy in the Jungle.


Don W. Long

Don Long

Don Long serves as the President and owner of Long Brothers Landscaping. Don is an entrepreneur, speaker and a transformational thought leader who works with other leaders that want to expand their impact in their personal lives and business. He has started several companies and currently leads a large commercial landscape management company that has consistently been in the top 5% of its category nationally for the last several years.


Mihali Stavlas

Mihali Stavlas

Mihali is founder and CEO of Mellonaid, an analytical + creative driven agency in Raleigh, North Carolina. At Mellonaid, Mihali helps clients capture and recreate their brand’s story by encompassing the full spectrum of all its touch points: identity, collateral materials, advertising, marketing, user experience, web design and interactive media. Mihali also serves on the American Marketing Association’s Professional Chapters Council and hosts a marketing radio talk show out of California called This Week in Marketing powered by wsRadio.


Stephen O'Quinn

Stephen O'Quinn

Stephen is the founder of Perissos Inc, a consulting company that specializes in helping clients in the pharmaceutical industry drive business results through insight-driven marketing and medical strategies. Stephen has a strong history of leading organizations to deliver business results, including leading the marketing efforts for several major brands. He also has numerous medical publications to his credit and has presented at both national and international scientific meetings. Stephen has a passion for developing others and helping them reach their full potential.


JT Milnarcik

JT Mlinarcik

JT is the Executive Director and General Counsel of Catch The Fire. Prior to his role with Catch The Fire, JT was a trial attorney specializing in defending health care professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits. JT and his wife Cathy encountered the Father’s Love in 2008 and have never been the same. Their journey has been one of discovering the Father and who they are in Christ. They are passionate about living supernatural lives, sharing the love of the Father, and partnering with the Holy Spirit in equipping and releasing His Presence and Glory. They have four amazing children and reside in Raleigh, NC.


More speakers to be announced in the coming weeks!


Agenda Overview (subject to change)

Friday, February 23rd

VIP Attendees
Pre-Conference Sessions 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Registration & Coffee - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Pre-Conference Session- 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Lunch (on your own) - 11:15 AM -12:30 PM

All Attendees
Main Conference
Registration & Exhibits - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Conference Sessions -12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Networking Reception - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Saturday, February 24th

All Attendees
Main Conference (continues)
Coffee & Exhibits - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Morning Conference Sessions- 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Networking Lunch (lunch provided) - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Afternoon Sessions- 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

FAQs

How will my email address provided when purchasing my ticket be used?

Email addresses provided during the ticking process will be shared with EPIC in Business, LLC, the organizer of this event. Any communication you may receive from EPIC in Business, LLC will include an option to be removed from all future communications by sending your request to epicinbusiness@gmail.com.

What's the refund policy?

Registrations will be not be refunded after the first conference session. Requests for registration cancellations MUST be received in writing prior to the start of the conference. Please contact epicinbusiness@gmail.com if you have questions.

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