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Coming up: Small Business Expo, with Shark Tank casting call

Who: Small business owners and executives

What: Small Business Expo         

Where:  Miami Beach Convention Center

When: March 3, 2016 9:30 am5 pm


The day-long conference and trade show brings together industry thought leaders and experts in a hands-on environment that features more than 20+ FREE business critical workshops and programs along with 100+ interactive booths, demos and brand exhibits. Headlining the event is Bill Walsh, Founder and CEO of Powerteam International with his presentation “The 7 Keys to Build a Mega-Successful Business” on the Inspiration 2020 Showcase Theater stage.  Additionally, AT&T Business Circle SMB expert James Hilliard will be hosting a workshop “Video 101: Tips for Small Business.” Video is becoming the preferred medium for customers to connect with companies. How can a small business leverage video to capitalize on its popularity? Video host and producer James Hilliard will share insights and tips that will help you start creating your video content library, without breaking the bank.  In 2002, James began producing and hosting online videos for CNET Networks. From that experience, Hilly Productions was born, and since then, companies of all sizes, from all industries, have come to rely on James to deliver compelling videos that their audiences deserve.

Start-ups and business owners can take advantage of free admission and educational workshops covering online/social media marketing, employee benefit plans, credit and financing, strategies for increasing revenue and team productivity, mentoring, cloud technologies, retirement plans, and more. Shark Tank's casting team will be on hand to hear potential pitches for the show.