May 9, 2020


Equipping Entrepreneurs and Executives for Growth

Date & Time:  Saturday, May 9, 2020 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Location: Hyatt Place Tampa Wesley Chapel
                 26000 Sierra Center Boulevard
                 Lutz, FL  33559

Registration: $40 Per Person  |  $20 Per Person Pasco Business/Resident ONLY

Equipping Entrepreneurs and Executives for Growth 

GrowPasco will be an engaging and empowering event. Equip yourself and your business at any of the 12 breakout sessions led by some of the best business minds in the area (see session details below).

Building Your Business – Lunch Session

Join Kevin Harrington, inventor of the infomercial and an original Shark from the hit TV show Shark Tank as he addresses executives, business owners, and early-stage entrepreneurs sharing some of his best advice  on:

  • Getting Motivated
  • Building Your Brand
  • Succeeding in Business

Keynote Speaker: Kevin Harrington

Keving Harrington

An original “shark” on the hit TV show Shark Tank, the creator of the infomercial, pioneer of the As Seen on TV brand, and co-founding board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization—Kevin Harrington has pushed past all the questions and excuses to repeatedly enjoy 100X success.

His legendary work behind-the-scenes of business ventures has produced well over $5 billion in global sales, the launch of more than 500 products, and the making of dozens of millionaires.

Twenty of his companies have topped $100 million in revenue.

Check out what Kevin has to say about the event in the video below


Breakout Sessions:

9:00-10:00am    |    You've Got Mail - Marketing with Mail in the Digital Age

Learn about direct mail campaigns, new digital media marketing and various pricing options for shipping product, domestically and internationally. The United States Postal Service has many innovative programs that can help drive your business and combine the impact of traditional print with the power of the information age.  Learn techniques, tips and tricks to market your business and bring down costs.

9:00-10:00am    |    What It Takes - What Does It Take to Survive and Thrive

Engage with a panel of successful entrepreneurs including CEO's and company founders, CO.STARTERS graduates, SMARTstart Microloan recipients and others.

9:00-10:00am    |    Workplace Security Securing the Workplace from External and Internal Threats

Participate in a discussion surrounding workplace safety.  We live in a day and age where it seems that we see something almost daily that involves violence in the workplace.  Learn best practices to incorporate in your business.

10:15-11:15am    |    Pasco Tech ConnectsWhat Technology Trends are Moving Pasco Forward?

Join us for an open roundtable with Pasco County tech entrepreneurs and executives discussing trends moving forward.

10:15-11:15am    |    A Guiding Hand for Entrepreneurs - Online Directory of Resources

Michael Zaharios of the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FLVEC) will guide you through the available online resources, events, and profiles offered by FLVEC for each stage of your business.

10:15-11:15am    |    Using the StartUp Space AppBecoming an Active Part of Your Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Learn how to utilize the new STARTup Space App to navigate local resources, connect, communicate and collaborate with each other. 

1:15-2:15pm    |    Resource Partner Panel - Q&A with Pasco Enterprise Network (PEN) Partners

Join us for a panel presentation with PEN Partners as they discuss how they can assist your business in the way of funding, guidance, and education. After the presentation engage in an open Q&A about what is available to our area's entrepreneurs. 

1:15-2:15pm    |    Cyber CrimeProtecting Your Business 

Learn from experts about cyber crime and what you can do to prevent it. 

1:15-2:15pm    |    From Information to Inspiration - A Presentation Skills Workshop 

Learn how to fire up your team and boost morale to increase results.  This training will give you a clear understanding of how speaking skills increase your ability to persuade.

2:30-3:30pm    |    From Permitting to Procurement Working with the Government to Benefit Your Business

Engage with a panel of leaders from a variety of local government departments to get your most pressing questions answered.

2:30-3:30pm   |    Doing Good While Doing BusinessSocial Entrepreneurship with Jason Sowell

Jason Sowell is a published writer, speaker, non-profit entrepreneur, missionary and more.  He has been recognized by national media outlets like NBC Nightly News and Daytime as well as People Magazine for his inspiring social initiatives in communities to encourage change. Learn how to become a change-agent and hope dealer in your community.  

2:30-3:30pm    |    YouTube for Business - Marketing in the Video Era

Learn how to use YouTube to drive business to your location, garner social media attention, get more subscribers and even monetize your YouTube channel.

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