Seattle, WA – July 8, 2015 – SMALL BUSINESS EXPO®, the nation’s largest small business networking and learning event is coming to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, July 16, 2015, for the 1st Annual SEATTLE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO. For more information, and free registration, visit the Seattle Event page.
The day-long conference and trade show, which travels through the country’s top cities for small business, brings together industry thought leaders and experts in a hands-on environment that features more than 20+ free workshops and programs along with 75+ interactive booths, demos and brand exhibits. Headlining the event is Bill Walsh, Founder and CEO of Powerteam International with a main stage presentation on The 5 Keys to Build a Million Dollar Business.
Start-ups and business owners can take advantage of free admission and educational workshops covering online/ social media marketing, employee benefit plans, credit and financing, strategies for increasing revenue and team productivity, mentoring, cloud technologies, retirement plans, and many more.
A panel discussion at noon entitled Idea to Execution: Make or Break Your Business will address questions about starting and executing a successful business. Speed networking sessions, a business card showcase, industry-centered meet-ups and a networking after-party are included in the event activities.
The Small Business Expo expects to have more than 3,000+ registered Seattle and Puget Sound area attendees at the show shopping for business resources, developing business leads and new customers, gaining new insights and networking with peers.
“We’ve seen the small business community really grow and change since we first launched the Small Business Expo,” says event founder Zachary Lezberg. The city of Seattle currently ranks #9 on the Forbes list of Best Places for Business and Careers. The Port of Seattle is a major gateway for trade with Asia and is the eighth largest port in the United States in terms of container capacity. “With that dynamic, it’s really important for us to bring new technologies, ideas and education to an epicenter like this.”