Conference

System of Growth 2021

Schedule

April 10, 2021

Global Virtual

Welcome/Opening Ceremony

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

GENERAL SESSION

The State of Networking in 2021

Expert discussion regarding the current state of networking, business, and entrepreneurship during the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presenter:

Joe Caruso, Caruso Leadership

11:15 AM - 6:15 PM

EXHIBIT HALL SESSION

Visiting Exhibitors

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Breakout Session 1

Entrepreneurial Behaviors

A discussion aiming to pinpoint the behaviors and skills associated with some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. 

Presenter:

Aziz Abdur-Ra'oof, Performance Coach a2z Consultants

Breakout Session 2

Elements of Memorable Keynote Speeches

Joe Caruso dives into some of the most important components of keynote speeches such as narrative, connecting with your audience, and influence. 

 

Presenter:

Joe Caruso, Caruso Leadership

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Breakout Session 1

The Benefits of Empowering Your Team

Empowerment offers many benefits, including individual and team confidence, increases in employee retention, and even enhanced creativity. What strategies can employers use to make their teams feel empowered?

Presenter:

Mike McFall, CEO Biggby Coffee 

Breakout Session 2

Understanding the Operational Aspects of Business

Learn the importance of operations management and why having a strategic process builds a foundation for effectively reaching your goals. 

Presenter:

Ian Burnstein, SBOA

Breakout Session 3

Leveraging Technology to Automate Remote Processes

A demonstration of the latest technologies in remote automation and data management.

 

Presenter:

Scott Kube, VP of Sales, Cygnus Systems Inc.

Breakout Session 4

 

Outsourcing and the Importance of Focus

Hear why proper outsourcing and time allocation can get you back to focusing on the aspects of your business that you value most. 

Presenter:

Alex Burkalas, President and CEO, Cygnus Systems Inc.

Breakout Session 5

 

Setting Financial Goals and Knowing Your Financial Needs

Financial Advisor and Owner of the Wealth Progression Group, Robin Edgar discusses setting financial goals and the strategies involved in aiming to reach them. 

Speaker:

Robin Edgar, Financial Advisor

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Breakout Session 1

Industry Discussion: Self Storage

Hear an expert perspective on the current state of the self storage industry.

Presenter:

Ian Burnstein, SBOA

Breakout Session 2

Industry Discussion: Background Screening

Hear and expert perspective on the current state of the background screening industry

Presenter:

Barbara A. Boldt, Boldt Global

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

15 MINUTE BREAK

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

ROUND TABLE HOUR

Round Table 1

Revenue Management: Is 100% Occupancy the Right Business Strategy?

Round Table 2

Safety and Risk Management

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

EXHIBITION SESSION

Visiting Exhibitors

5:15 AM - 6:15 PM

GENERAL SESSION

General Session

Team Communication and Collaboration While Working Remotely

What is your strategy for 2021 to keep your team in a cycle of effective communication and collaboration while working remotely?

 

Presenters:

Robert Prosen, CEO, Business Execution & Growth Specialist

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

HAPPY HOUR

Happy Hour Networking Lounge*

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