Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
-Business Expo Hours 1:00 - 6:00
-Business After Hours 4:30 - 5:30
Attendance is FREE
Deschutes Fair & Expo Center
3800 SW Airport Way
Redmond, OR 97756
The Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB are proud to announce the 16th Annual Central Oregon Business Expo at the Deschutes Fair and Expo Center, Sponsored by U.S. Bank, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Expo offers business owners and executives a full day of networking and an expert speaker program designed to grow your business. This St. Charles Health System's luncheon presentation will take place from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The luncheon cost is $16.00 per person and RSVP’s are required. The luncheon kicks-off a full day of informative presentations by local experts.
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Kick-Off Luncheon - RSVP CLOSED
Introduction to BasX Solutions Luncheon
Presented by David Benson & Matthew Tobolski with BasX Solutions
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Grow Your Business with Social Media
Presented by Lisa Smith, founder of 7-Touch Marketing
1:30 p.m - 2:30 p.m.
Lisa Smith is a speaker, trainer, and marketing consultant for small businesses. She helps build strong customer relationships and lasting loyalties through email and social media marketing.
Is social media a business tool or just a waste of time? Well, it can be either depending on how you use it! The fact is, social media can be a powerful tool for marketing your business, growing your list, and generating sales! Lisa teaches why your business must be in social media, and how to use it strategically to bring real results for your business. Don’t dismiss one of the best ways to build relationships with your customers and keep them coming back to you! Learn how to make Social Media simple.
The Importance of Creating Trusted Relationships
Presented by Jay Clark, Relationship Manager, U.S. Bank &
Steve Curley, Director, Small Business Development Center at COCC
2:30 p.m - 3:30 p.m.
Who’s in Your Professional Network? In this informative presentation, you will discover the importance of building a trusted professional network, how to develop your own trusted professional network, gaining access to key individuals that can support your business, how to know if you’ve got the right people, learn how the Small Business Development Center can be a trusted advisor and find out why US Bank should be in your trusted professional network
Keep Calm and Mobile On
Presented by Amanda Read, Read Mobile Marketing
3:30 p.m - 4:30 p.m.
Taking your business Mobile in 2014 with Mobile Websites, Text Message Marketing and More! The way we communicate with one another has drastically changed over the last 15 years. Keeping up with changing communication is a challenge for every organization. More than 60% of all internet searches are done on a mobile device and SMS (text messaging) is the preferred method of communication by most consumers. Find out how you can meet your customers right where they are, on their phones, and ensure that your marketing is right in the palm of their hand.