Jessica Pettitt, CSP
Facilitator of Awesomeness
Jessica Pettitt is a former meeting planner, history teacher, stand up comedian, emcee, a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), and when not facilitating awesome conference experiences like this one, she works as a social justice educator. Jess is a maverick, an innovator, a firestarter, and a catalyst for connecting your ideas to action - and conference attendees to each other - in pursuit of your next BIG success. Strap in, hang on - here we GOOO!!!
The Marks Group
Gene Marks is a columnist, author, and small business owner. Gene’s weekly columns for The New York Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Inc Magazine, FOX Business, and Philadelphia Magazine are read by hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized business owners. Gene has written five books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium sized companies. Through his keynotes, workshops, seminars and executive retreats, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions.
Corey Perlman is an entrepreneur, author and nationally-recognized social media expert. His book, eBoot Camp, became an Amazon.com bestseller in every major business category and received global attention with distribution in China and India. Corey’s company, eBoot Camp, Inc., provides digital marketing services to small and mid-size businesses. A member of the National Speaker’s Association, Corey conducts his critically acclaimed Social Media for Business keynotes and seminars to audiences around the world.
Stephanie Chandler is the author of several books including Own Your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing Tactics to Establish Authority in Your Field and Promote Your Service-Based Business. She is also CEO of Authority Publishing specializing in custom book publishing and social media marketing services, and BusinessInfoGuide, a directory of resources for entrepreneurs. A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine, and blogs for Forbes.
Observational Marketing Greats (OMG)
Geoff Ramm is a multi-award winning marketing speaker, based in the United Kingdom. Geoff serves as national president of the Professional Speakers Association in the UK. He has keynoted throughout Europe, South Africa, Canada, and the Middle East. Geoff is the author of the book “OMG: Observational Marketing Greats.”
Adam Nichols is the founder and CEO of Markations. With 15 years of experience in project management, sales, and marketing (including significant time working overseas), Adam helps business owners, non-profit organizations, and higher-education institutions achieve their marketing goals.
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Value Prop Interactive
Jose Palomino is the author of the book, Value Prop. Jose teaches powerful programs with an "exactly-how-to” approach to top-line growth for entrepreneurs, marketers, sales teams, and executives. With over 25 years’ leadership experience, Jose is a proven strategist, deal-maker and presenter combining creativity, strategic orientation, marketing savvy and technical acumen to deliver insights, leadership and results.
Do It! Marketing
David Newman is a nationally acclaimed marketing speaker who presents to groups of entrepreneurs and executives who want to generate more leads, better prospects, and bigger sales. David is the author of “Do It! Marketing: 77 Instant Action Ideas to Boost Sales, Maximize Profits and Crush Your Competition.” David delivers marketing keynote speeches, seminars, and 1-on-1 consulting for corporations, entrepreneurs and groups of every size.
Carl Francis is an expert in Critical Situations. Carl has spent decades working with business leaders to turn serious problems into real progress. He is an adviser, author, MBA instructor, and innovator in strategic thinking, planning, leadership, and the future.
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