ABC’s Shark Tank Participants To Participate in Live Panel at San Francisco Small Business Expo

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SAN FRANCISCOSept. 13, 2016PRLog — On Thursday, September 15th, Small Business Expo (http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/), the nation’s largest business to business trade show, will return to San Francisco bringing local small business owners and entrepreneurs together for a day full of networking, educational workshops and demos (http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/san-francisco-extras/) of the newest products and services out there to assist the local entrepreneurs in their day to day tasks and long-term goals.

We’re elated to announce the newest addition to Small Business Expo (https://issuu.com/smallbusinessexpo/docs/san-francisco-showguide-2016) called the Shark Bait! Entrepreneur Panel. Former contestants from the hit ABC TV Show Shark Tank* will share stories about their experience on the show. Some were fortunate to successfully gain funding from the Shark Tank investors. Others were not but used the exposure they gained to grow their businesses.  Their stories did not end once the episode was over. We are looking forward to hearing firsthand the steps they took after starring on Shark Tank that led to their million and multi-million businesses today. The panel will take place on the Inspiration2020 Showcase Theater Stage from 10:15am-11:15am at Small Business Expo with guests such as:

• Glace Cryotherapy – Skylar & Brittany Scarlet
• Oru Kayak – Andy Sobhani
• Sub Zero Ice Cream – Jerry Hancock

Web.com will sponsor this informative panel and feature their Vice President of Brand Marketing, Tyler Brown.  In his role, Tyler is responsible for brand and sports marketing, as well as Webwise Small Business Workshops – a series of 36 interactive Workshops around the US that provide businesses the custom-tailored advice they need to understand and maximize their opportunity to grow online. His experience took him from professional golfer to facilitating a partnership between Web.com and the PGA Tour.

Small Business Expo (http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/San-Francisco) expects to have more than 4,000 registered attendees from across the San Francisco metropolitan area shopping for business resources, developing business leads, gaining new insights, and networking with peers.

“Experts tell us that more and more San Francisco residents are wanting to take the entrepreneurial leap,” says event founder Zachary Lezberg, “but that the biggest barrier to starting a new business is that people don’t think they can” he adds, “With the program we’ve

put together, we believe our attendees will feel more empowered by the end of the day.”

This year’s Titanium Sponsor: Powerteam International will be joined by Platinum Sponsor:  EmergeAnywhere – Office Space Services; Gold Sponsor: AT&T; and Silver Sponsors: Benchmark Email, BizTV/BizTalkRadio, Concur, CSG Strategic Tax Consultants, Dun & Bradstreet, Energy Upgrade California, Fidelity Health Marketplace, Hiscox, Infofree.com, Misaic, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, PlanetMagpie, Salesforce, Slemma, U4G, United Vision Marketing Firm, Vistaprint, Web.com, YP Marketing Solutions and ZipLocal.

SAN FRANCISCO SMALL BUSINESS EXPO will take place at Cow Palace | North Hall – 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, CA 94014 from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm.

For media inquiries, or complimentary press passes please contact:

Samantha Paquiot, 212-651-0710, Samantha@theshowproducers.com.

About Small Business Expo

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO® is the nation’s largest small business networking and learning event, and an Inc. 5000 company. Every year, over 65,000 small business professionals and entrepreneurs across the country attend the SMALL BUSINESS EXPO in 14 MAJOR US Markets to take their business to the next level. The show’s owner, Film, Stage & ShowBiz Expo LLC. was founded in 2008 by Zachary Lezberg. The company’s headquarters are located at 555 8th AVE Suite 909 New York, NY 10018. For more information, visit www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com, call (212) 404-2345, or email: info@thesmallbusinessexpo.com . For additional information, follow and connect on our social networks:

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/small-business-expo

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SmallBusinessExpo

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TheBizExpo

You Tube: www.youtube.com/user/SmallBusinessExpo

*This event is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Shark Tank television show and any of its owners including without limitation ABC Networks, LLC, Sony Pictures Television, and Mark Burnett productions or any of their series, subsidiaries, divisions, or affiliates.

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