Staying Out Of Trouble
Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
One of the most important things to know in business is how to stay out of trouble! So we gathered some of the area's top leaders to make sure you're all set on all fronts!
The event, presented by LocalShops1 and Above Promotions, will include a special presentation by keynote speaker Daniel James Scott, whom the Tampa Bay Times calls "one of the 10 who make Tampa Bay's outlook brighter."
The event is moderated by Ebony Grimsley, founder of Above Promotions and author of Because You're Small.
Light appetizers provided, courtesy of Enchanted Dining in Tampa.
Meet the Business Boosters
Legal matters: Suzi Marteny, Englander and Fischer
Human resources: Joe Butler, Higher Standard Management Group
Building regulation: Rob Bell, Bell Contracting & Design
Commercial Banking: Max Oligario, JP Morgan Chase
Keynote speaker: Daniel James Scott Daniel is founder of Gazelle Lab and Associate Director of USF-St. Petersburg's Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance, is one of Tampa Bay's most influential people in business, technology and entrepreneurship. He has been called an "economic impact player" by Florida Trend magazine, and has a key role in several of the area's most successful enterprises. Among his numerous awards: 100 Most Influential Business Leaders (Tampa Bay CEO magazine), Best Idea Incubator (Creative Loafing) and Collaboration Award Finalist (Tampa Bay Technology Forum).
Register online: $15
LocalShops1 Business, Artist & Non-Profit members:Save $5 when purchasing through www.localshops1.com/event/trouble
At the door: $25
LocalShops1 is a coalition of hundreds of independently owned businesses and tens of thousands of energetic shoppers with the mission of advocating, promoting and offering support services to companies throughout Tampa Bay.
Founded in August 2008, LocalShops1 has been called "the most active voice for small business" by both the Tampa Bay Times and Creative Loafing.
LocalShops1 holds engagng annual events such as Shopapalooza, Top Local Chef and the Small Biz Awards; hosts educational events for both companies and consumers such as the Social Media Extravaganza business workshop and the premier screening of the documentary Fixing the Future; coordinates cooperative promotions bringing together between 6 and 30 local businesses at a time to create spectacular showcase events; holds in-person and online networking; and runs the 1Card membership discount program, granting shoppers discounts at hundreds of local businesses.
Learn more about LocalShops1 at LocalShops1.com/Membership//