Glenwood Springs Hosts a Full Day Small Business Summit and Expo

We are excited to participate in the 2016 Biz-Opoly Small Business Summit & Expo on Tuesday, October 18th at the Hotel Colorado.  The morning events (from 7:30 AM to 1:30) are by registration only… BlizzardPress purchased several dozen tickets for our clients and friends… and if you are interested, give us a call – we still have a few tickets left!

The highlights of the day are presentations by Jon Shallert and Trent Blizzard.  Plus, lots of food and prizes!

Morning Schedule of Events

7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.* “The New Rules of Business Success: Capturing Today’s Consumers as a Destination Business” – $40
Presented by Jon Shallert, Marketing Expert & Small Business Strategist. Sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board

7:30-7:45 a.m. – Check-In, Coffee and Pastries
8:00-11:15 a.m. – Workshop
11:30-12:30 p.m. – Lunch Provided
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Marketing Roundtable
1:30-3:30 p.m. – Individual Consultations (based on first-come, first served sign up at seminar)

Afternoon Schedule of Events
Free and Open to Public | No Registration Required

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Gain a Competitive Advantage: 10 Tactics to Help You WIN the Online Marketing Game – FREE
Sponsored by Bank of Colorado and Presented by: Trent Blizzard, BlizzardPress

Don’t re-invent the wheel, swipe some good ideas from your competition! In this fast-moving session, attendees will learn learn five easy tactics that will bring new qualified visitors to their website. Additionally, we will look at five tried-and-true strategies that help move a website visitor into action and convert them to a paying customer.

3-4 p.m.
Changes Coming to Overtime Regulations: What You Need to Know – FREE
Sponsored by Bank of Colorado and Presented by: Tina Harkness, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-CP, Mountain States Employers Council

The rules governing which employees are exempt from federal overtime requirements are set to change December 1, 2016. The U.S. Department of Labor’s final regulations more than double the minimum salary level required for exempt employees. Formerly overtime-exempt employees making less than $913/week will be entitled to overtime. Every organization should be analyzing how this change will affect them and preparing to comply. This session will go over the new rule, the limited exceptions to the rule, approaches for minimizing business impact, and how to manage newly non-exempt employees.

4-7 p.m.
Biz-Opoly Business Expo – FREE and Open to the Public


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