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Female Entrepreneur Summit (FES)

SEVENTH-ANNUAL FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT Oct. 24, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Venue: 700 Beta Banquet & Conference Center 8:00-8:45 a.m. | Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast 8:45-9:00 a.m. | Welcome Presented by: Monica Robins, WKYC Senior Health Correspondent and Multimedia Journalis Sponsor Thank Yous Presented by: Renée DeLuca Dolan, President/Founder, Contempo Design + Communications 9:00-9:45 a.m. (Q&A from 9:45-10:00 a.m.) | MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: How to Think like the Top 2% of Female Entrepreneurs Eleanor Beaton, Women’s Leadership Expert + Host of Fierce Feminine Leadership: The Success Podcast for Ambitious Women in Business 10:00-10:15 a.m. | Break and Sponsor Showcase 10:15-11:00 a.m. | TOP NEO FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS ON THE RISE AND ON THE GO: From Start Up to Acquisition Hear from the following on their rise and fall to success and failures, and what you can learn from them!

Panelists:

Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace, Co-Founders, Komae First place winners of a FES pitch competition, 2015 Renea Woods-Baylor, CEO, OFG Advisors, LLC Charu Ramanathan, PhD, Co-Founder & CEO, vitalxchange Margie Flynn, Senior Partner and Co-Founder, BrownFlynn 11:00-11:15 a.m. | Break and Sponsor Showcase 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | BRANDING: The Life of the Brand and Your Business! Protecting Your Asset Over Time and How To Do It Right From The “Get-Go” Facilitator:

Deborah Spake, Dean, College of Business Administration, Kent State University Panelists:

Heidi A. Boehlefeld, Managing Partner, Renner Otto Renée DeLuca Dolan, President/Founder, Contempo: DESIGN + COMMUNICATION Sue Stabe, Co-Founder, Long & Short of It 12:00-12:30 p.m. | Break And Sponsor Showcase **12:30-1:30 p.m. | LUNCH AND WINE SAMPLING: Featuring Top Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Wine Makers, Founders and Disruptors Panelists:

Destiny Burns, Owner, CLE Urban Winery Berlin Crystal Kelly, Founder, Proud Pour Marisa Sergi, Founder & CEO, RedHead Wine** 1:30-1:45 p.m. | Break and Sponsor Showcase 1:45-2:30 p.m. | BREAK OUT SESSION I: Professionalizing Your Business: What can a board do for your business? Buy/Sell-Where to start? Leadership Training-Why should you invest? Panelists:

Michele Hoza, Partner, Business and Mergers & Acquisitions, Buckingham, Doolittle and Burroughs, LLC Pam Lebold, CPA, Maloney and Novotny Lorri Slesh, Strategic Planning Director, Ahola Human Capital Management 1:45-2:30 p.m. | BREAK OUT SESSION II: 10 Ways To Enlist PR, Media Relations and Advertising to Gain Exposure For Your Company Facilitator:

Connie Korosec, Dean, Professor and Chair, Fashion, Ursuline College Panelists:

Cielo McClain, Marketing & Advertising Executive, Entrepreneur Marcia Pledger, Financial journalist and Author Stacey L. Vaselaney, President, SLV Public Relations, LLC 2:30-2:45 p.m. | Break and Sponsor Showcase 2:45-3:45 p.m. | Intentional Networking Session
Facilitator: Patrice Blakemore, Business Advisor Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Partnership with Cuyahoga Community College 3:45-4:15 p.m. | Reception and Sponsor Showcase 4:15-4:30 p.m. | DOOR PRIZES: Over $1,000 in value, must be present to win

Tickets: http://www.contempocleveland.com/fes

Address: 700 Beta Banquet & Conference Center 700 Beta Dr, Mayfield, Ohio 44143