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2023 Growth Conference for Business Owners

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If 2023 is the year you are ready to take your business to the next level, this conference is for you. In this 2023 Growth Conference, you’ll learn insights and pitfalls in every area of business from local industry leaders to prepare you for your next phase of growth. Registration includes lunch, snacks, coffee, five talks, a Q&A panel, a workbook plus networking.

Shoot for the stars with the right tools and resources to manage your journey with our trusted advisory team of speakers and leaders:

Legal Matters with Russell Wantland, JD, MBA, Resolution Legal – Russell is a legal & business advisor for clients in a vast array of industries, finding solutions and successful outcomes from franchising to real estate investment portfolios to technology innovations to intellectual property and more. He’s seen it all and has some thoughts.

Funding and Finances with Susan UrbachOklahoma Small Business Development Center. In her nearly 30 years with the OSBDC, Susan has helped hundreds of businesses launch their dreams and grow. She’s got the number on numbers!

HR and Recruiting with Steve Ivy, Regional VP, Onin Staffing. Steve is in the thick of it, every day, working with companies and clients on HR and recruiting issues, and he has some boots-on-the-ground advice on culture and workplace trends you’ll want to hear!

Business Dev for Strategic Growth with Shelley Cadamy, Cadamy Consulting. With nearly 30 years of experience in economic development, building entrepreneurship programs and advising business owners, Shelley will share what she’s learned to help leaders build and lead strong organizations.

Branding and Marketing Communications for Growth with Malena Putnam, Yay Dude Media & Marketing. Malena has branded nearly 200 businesses and products over the past almost 30 years and also owns a large women’s business group, focused on leadership development and connection. She’ll share how to evaluate and grow your communications platforms to support your growth initiatives.

Give yourself this half-day to focus on your role as the leader in your organization to work ON your business, not just IN your business.

Check-in starting at 11:30 a.m. at Yay on Broadway. A catered lunch will be served at Noon. Presentations begin at 1p with short TED Talk-style presentations followed by a full speaker Q&A panel at 3:30p. We’ll close at 4p and head over to the Patriarch beer garden for networking and connection.


Yay on Broadway
501 N. Broadway
Edmond, OK 73034 United States
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