This educational, inspirational and networking conference was created for members of the small business community. Hosted by Loudoun Economic Development and the Small Business Development Center the event has grown year-over-year and in 2020, we expect a record-high attendance! The theme of the fourth-annual conference is “Level Up” and focuses on connecting entrepreneurs with resources that will help them grow.
While the ticketed conference is open to the public, entrepreneurs and companies with growth potential will gain the most value from the speakers, workshops and discussions. The conference is hosted in Loudoun County, Virginia, but is open and relevant to small business owners and executives in any locality. Please join us and learn how your business goals can become #LoudounPossible
Registration, networking and coffee in the exhibit hall
Welcome and Introduction
Lunch | Exhibit Hall
Rapid Fire Talks:
Build Value for a Startup Exit | Tyler Sweatt, Managing Director, Calypso Labs
Session TBA | Aliyah Dastour, CEO, Alimond Studio
Session TBA | Ken Harvey, Client Services Associate, Fellows Financial Group
Leverage Collaboration to Overcome Obstacles | Crystal Icenhour, CEO and Co-Founder, Aperiomics
Session TBA | James Waldron, Consultant, JWC
Coffee Break | Exhibit Hall
EDA Innovation Challenge Award and Closing Remarks | Grand Ballroom
Conference participants can expect to gain expert knowledge on business growth and the key steps to long-term success. The dynamic schedule features everything from a keynote talk on habits of successful business owners to interactive workshops where attendees will enhance skills needed to take their business to the next level.
Registration includes full access to the conference and all talks and workshops. Coffee and light snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon along with lunch and a networking happy hour.
No, all conference passes are full day. They include coffee and a light snack in the morning and afternoon as well as lunch. Conference attendees have access to all sessions and workshops as well as our exhibitor floor.
In November, we announced an open call for speakers, inviting all interested parties to propose suggestions for the program. The conference content team vets these submissions with the planning team and selects those submissions that best fit the conference theme. If you are interested in speaking at a future event, we invite you to submit during the next open call.