GROW Pasco 2022

February 26, 2022
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Date & Time:  Saturday, February 26, 2022 
                               (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

Registration link at the bottom of this page.

Equipping Entrepreneurs and Executives for Growth 

GROW Pasco will be an engaging and empowering event. Equip yourself and your business at any of the 15 breakout sessions, led by some of the best business minds in the area.  See session details below.

Better Places, Better Entrepreneurs – Lunch Session

Join Peter Kageyama the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places, the follow ups, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places and, The Emotional Infrastructure of Places. 

The ecosystem you live in and why it is important to you as an entrepreneur.  Better cities, better places make for better workers, better innovators, better entrepreneurs.  

Keynote Speaker: Peter Kageyama

Keving HarringtonPeter Kageyama is the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places, the follow ups, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places and, The Emotional Infrastructure of Places.   In 2021, he released For the Love of Cities REVISITED, a revised and updated version of the award winning book.   Peter is a Senior Fellow with the Alliance for Innovation, a national network of city leaders and a special advisor to America In Bloom. 
He is the former President of Creative Tampa Bay, a grassroots community change organization and the co-founder of the Creative Cities Summit, an interdisciplinary conference that brings citizens and practitioners together around the big idea of ‘the city.’
He is an internationally sought-after community development consultant and grassroots engagement strategist who speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development and the amazing people who are making change happen.


Breakout Sessions:

9:00-9:45a    |    Marketing Your Business Without "Marketing" Your Business

A Question and Answer session covering innovation, marketing techniques, and community involvment.

9:00-9:45a    |    Choose Your Battles Wisely

Black Belt Coach John Graden will teach you proven martial arts principles that will help you take control of your personal and professional life. This program will show you how to increase your confidence with powerful communication skills, enhanced mental awareness, and the adaptability of a ninja.

9:00-9:45a    |   Understanding Intellectual Property

Understanding patents, copyrights, trademarks and more.

10:00-10:45a    |   Social Media Growth Marketing

No more just random posting hoping it catches on. It's time to get strategic.

10:00-10:45a    |    Passion to Profits Panel

Turn your passion for making and crafting into a real businesses.  Hear from three powerful women, who've done just that.

10:00-10:45a   |    Building Goodwill

How giving back and engaging your local community grows your business and establishes a lasting brand.

11:00-11:45p    |    Laugh it Off

What Stand Up Comedy can teach you about the secrets of entrepreneurship.

11:00-11:45p    |    Doing It Right Panel

A discussion of Pasco EDC investors including an attorney, CPA, real estate broker, and banker.

11:00-11:45p    |    What it Takes

Learn how grit, showing up and community engagement create success.

1:45-2:30p    |    Financial Planning for Entrepreneurs

Learn tactics and strategies to improve your personal and business finances, and how the two integrate in a comprehensive financial plan.

1:45-2:30p   |    Pascos Entrepreneur Support Organizations

Learn for the Pasco EDC's local resource partners about our areas support ecosystem for starting, funding and growing your small business.

1:45-2:30p     |    Inventing Roadmap to Success

From art to part.  What an inventor would need to get their idea out of their brain and into the market.

2:45-3:30p    |    Youtube for Business

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

2:45-3:30p    |   Pasco Tech Connects Panel

Hear from four tech entrepreneurs as they discuss  trends and emerging technology and how it affects small businesses, growing businesses, and start ups in Pasco County.

2:45-3:30p    |   Ñeque: The Mindset to Get What You Want

Support, advice, and actionable tips for getting into the right mindset to find your Ñeque (inner grit), live your best life, and, of course, get everything you want and more!

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