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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!


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


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