The Foundry at Rae's Creek, Augusta, GA
Get an inside perspective from local business experts on key topics like employer/employee relationships, branding, leadership, franchising vs. local, business plans and more.
Network, network, network with some of the brightest minds in the CSRA and visit more than 35 exhibitors showcasing the trendy products for 2017 and services that can be helpful to your companies.
Held at the all new Foundry at Rae’s Creek, a modern and roomy event space, featuring a 7000 Square Foot spacious lobby, meeting space and outdoor covered patio. Attendees and vendors receive a delicious hot buffet from the award winning team at Roux’s Catering, refreshments, a conference bag of swag, networking opportunities, and a full day of inspiring speakers!
Brigadier General Jeff Foley (Retired U.S Army - Keynote)
Jeff Annis (Retired CEO - Advanced Services)
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Robinson (Chief Operating Officer of Ocozzio, Inc.)
Brian Mattingly (Brian Mattingly is the founder and CEO of Welcomemat Services)
Eddie Kennedy (Eddie Kennedy is the owner of Great Deals on Furniture in Augusta)
Kim Romaner (President - Transworld Business Advisors)
Kevin McCarthy (CSRA Director - SCORE)
Schedule for Expo:
8 a.m...........Networking and Vendor visits
8:50 a.m...... Jeff Annis, former CEO, Advanced Services, Employer/Employee Relationships
9:30 a.m...... Tony Robinson, Professor/Marketing Executive, Branding
10:10 a.m....Networking and Vendor Visits
10:50 a.m.... Brian Mattingly, CEO, Welcomemat Services, Power of Customer Loyalty
11:30 a.m.... Eddie Kennedy, CEO, Great Deals on Furniture, Adapting to a Changing Market
12 p.m........ LUNCH
12:45 p.m.... Keynote Talk: Brig. Gen Jeff Foley, Leadership and the One-Page Business Plan
1:25 p.m.....Networking and Vendor Visits
2:20 p.m..... Panel Discussion— Small Business Ownership vs. Franchising
3:10 p.m.....Networking and Vendor Visits
3:50 p.m..... Small Business Development Center— Classes to Grow Your Business
4:30 p.m.....Networking and Vendor Visits
250 Boy Scout Road
Augusta, GA, 30909
Oct 19, 2016 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Buzz on Biz concept was developed in 2005 to be a friend to the small business person and to showcase all of the comings, goings, expansions, and trends in the CSRA.