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THRIVE Small Business Summit & Matchmaker Event

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST

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THRIVE Small Business Summit & Matchmaker is designed to provide the resources, tools, and inspiration to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses and connect with Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce Impact Partners and other members through the B2C, B2B and B2E Matchmaker.

DISCOUNT CODE

Use the Code GUEST to have the $150 registration fee waived to attend the THRIVE Small Business Summit & Matchmaker Event.  Register now! 

 Schedule & Agenda for THRIVE Small Business Summit & Matchmaker Event

Time Program Lead / Speaker Duration
8:00 – 9:00 AM Check in & Breakfast 60 min
9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Remarks Tammi Wallace 10 min
9:10 – 9:15 AM Sponsor Remarks Tracy Upton, Shell USA 5 min
9:15 – 10:15 AM Opening Session

Thriving – Best Practices for Small Business Success

Kevin Rankin, Wells Fargo
Lianne Lami, Bocci Engineering
Miguel Ruiz, SBA
Linda Toyota, LiftFund (moderator)
60 min
10:15 – 10:30 AM BREAK 15 min
10:30 – 11:45 AM Your Business Pitch
(Elevator, Value Proposition & First Impression)
Julie Hartman, B2G Victory 
Susan Repka, B2G Victory
75 min
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM BREAK 15 min
12:00 – 12:10 PM Welcome Remarks Tammi Wallace 10 min
12:10 – 12:15 PM Sponsor Remarks Wells Fargo 5 min
12:15 – 1:45 PM Lunch Session

Understanding Your WHY to Help Your Business THRIVE

Tracy Upton, Shell USA
James Harris, H-E-B
Dr. Roy Rivera, Jr., Elation Physical Therapy
Alicia Greene, NGLCC (moderator)
90 min
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM BREAK 15 min
2:00 – 4:00 PM Matchmaker – B2C, B2B, B2E 120 min
4:00 – 5:00 PM Networking 60 min

Your Business Pitch (Elevator, Value Proposition & First Impression) Session Speakers

Julie Irvin Hartman, MBA, Certified Proposal Manager  &  Susan M. Repka, Co-Founder

THRIVE Small Business Summit & Matchmaker Event  Hosts – Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce (The Voice for the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ and Allied Business Community)

The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce is a leading economic voice in the greater Houston region. The Chamber achieves economic parity resulting in unprecedented economic opportunities for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer + and allied business community.

Since 2016, the Chamber has and continues to celebrate major accomplishments and make tremendous contributions to the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community and community as a whole including:

  • Tremendous growth through an increase in the number of members every year since the launch of the organization
  • Increasing the number of LGBTBE® Certified businesses in the region and state
  • Offering and increasing programming and events annually to connect LGBTQ+ and Allied entrepreneurs
  • Collaborating with other economic development organizations including LGBTQ+ chambers across the State of Texas as well as local and international partners
  • Advocating to ensure the LGBTQ+ business community has a strong voice locally, regionally, and statewide
  • Creating economic opportunities for its members
  • Recognition as the leading voice for the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ business community

Learn more about the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

About B2G Victory 

Learn how B2G Victory’s award-winning team helps small businesses, prime contractors, and government agencies achieve victory. B2G Victory grows your business and wins contracts! Co-founders Julie Irvin Hartman, MBA, and Susan M. Repka have spent their careers sharing their knowledge, growing businesses, and making social/economic impacts. With decades of expertise and a mission to remove common barriers to winning government contracts, B2G Victory was born.

85+ Years of Marketing & Community Outreach 75+ Years of Business Development & Client Relations 45+ Years of Program Development 35+ Years of Proposal & Presentation Management
75+ Years of Project Management & Planning 60+ Years of Small Business Support 40+ Years of Government Contracting 25+ Years of Entrepreneurship

Learn more about B2G Victory.

Details

Date:
January 31
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
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Organizer

Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Phone
(832) 510-3002
Email
info@houstonlgbtchamber.com
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Venue

Hilton Garden Inn / Home2Suites
6840 Almeda Road
Houston, Texas 77030
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