OPENING SPEAKER: Don Yaeger, New York Times Best-selling author
Topic: What Makes The Great Ones Great
As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, an nine-time New York Times Best-selling author and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America's most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story. Don has developed a reputation as a world-class storyteller and has been invited as a guest to every major talk show – from Oprah to Nightline, from CNN to Good Morning America.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Amy Cosper, VP/Editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine
Topic: The Economic And Cultural Impact Of Thinking Like An Entrepreneur
One of the most prominent voices in the world on the topic of entrepreneurship, Amy Cosper is the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Media Inc. Named Fast Company's "25 Smartest Women on Twitter", Cosper has not only been reporting and commenting on the world of entrepreneurship, she has been shaping it through the pages of a magazine that has seen meteoric growth, and become the most respected in its field.
CLOSING SESSION: Pitch the Editor & More
Local Panelist: Marv Russell of Marv Russell Enterprises and Andy Henriquez of Show Up For Your Life, LLC
Watch 5 lucky conference attendees as they present a 3 minute pitch to Amy Cosper, Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine and our own local panelist. Hear what the editor and experts have to say about the quality of the pitch, the story behind it and the worthiness of the idea. Learn how YOU can improve your own pitch by listening in to this very special, personalized advice.