Demming Bass

Program 137 Named one of Georgia’s Top 100 Most Notable Georgians by Georgia Trend Magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top 40 under 40 most influential leaders, Demming Bass is an accomplished and proven business and nonprofit leader who has been nationally recognized for his extensive and broad marketing communications, public policy, leadership development and…

Greg Jameson

Program 136 Greg Jameson is a Colorado Small Business of the Year and Inc 500 Award Winning Entrepreneur. He has spoken to audiences around the world about software solutions. His first book on eCommerce, “Grow Your Online Sales” was published in 2010. Since the advent of the Internet, he has been designing and running a…

C.R. Wright, Josh Viau and Terri Stewart

Program 135 C.R. Wright, Josh Viau and Terri Stewart are employment law experts with the firm of Fisher & Phillips, LLC. Fisher Phillips is a national law firm committed to providing practical business solutions for employers’ workplace legal problems. Labor and employment law is all the firm does, offering deep and broad knowledge and experience…

Ava Diamond

Program 134 Ava Diamond, founder of Big Impact Speaking, helps big vision entrepreneurs increase their impact, influence, and income through speaking.  She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs step into their message in a big way and share it powerfully.

Sarah Santacroce

Program 133 Sarah Santacroce is a certified social media, internet marketing, and virtual event specialist, who enjoys every aspect of small business marketing. Sarah specializes in LinkedIn.

Stephan Hovnanian

Program 131 For over 15 years Stephan Hovnanian has helped companies make their entire online presence work harder and smarter to deliver real business results and exceptional customer experience. He believes strongly that data-informed strategies, when combined with just the right amount of transparency and empathy, will forge paths to customer success, brand advocacy, and…

Andrea Nierenberg

Program 132 Andrea Nierenberg, the founder of The Nierenberg Consulting Group, has been helping professionals improve their communication and strategic networking skills to find, grow and keep their business for over 25 years.

Nikki Rausch

Program 130 Sales Maven founder and best selling author, Nikki Rausch, is an award-winning sales executive with 23+ years of sales experience selling to organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett Packard, Seattle Public Schools, & NASA. By combining her sales experience with her master certification in Neuro- Linguistic Programming,…

Mark Schaefer

Program 129 Mark W. Schaefer is the author of The Tao of Twitter (2012 and 2014), Return On Influence (2012), Born to Blog (2013), Social Media Explained (2014), The Content Code (2015), and KNOWN (2017). He is a globally-recognized educator, speaker, business consultant, and author. His well-known blog {grow} (, is one of the most…

Debra Jason and Tom Buford

Program 128 As an author, professional speaker and multi-faceted marketing mentor, Debra Jason enjoys educating and empowering creative solopreneurs and enthusiastic business owners with business-building strategies they need to create a lifestyle business that provides them with the flexibility, fun and freedom to do what they love. She also inspires you to communicate your message…

Tom Buford

Program 127 Business coach, speaker, author, musician, husband and dad. Tom Buford helps his clients create fun, profitable businesses that allow space for a great lifestyle. This happens at Tom Buford Marketing where he specializes in teaching service providers how to package, price and promote their signature training and coaching programs.

Andrea Vahl

Program 126 Andrea Vahl is a social media consultant and frequent contributor at Copyblogger and Hubspot, and is also known as social media edutainer, Grandma Mary. She is also the co-founder of the Social Media Manager School. Click here to purchase Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies.

Sandy Jones-Kaminski

Program 125 Sandy Jones-Kaminski, a Bay Area-based national speaker, trainer and marketing and business development consultant. She’s also the author of a #1 pick on an Business Book Wish List, I’m at a Networking Event—Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event. Click here to purchase Sandy’s book.

Jeannette Seibly

Program 124 Jeannette Seibly is an internationally recognized biz advisor and management consultant who has helped thousands of people work smarter, have financial freedom, and realize their dreams now. Along the way, she created three millionaires. Click here to purchase It’s Time to Brag!: Five Amazing Steps to Sell Yourself – Career Edition.

David Avrin

Program 123 One of the most in-demand marketing and customer experience speakers in the word today, David Avrin is known as The Visibility Coach. David Avrin has shared his high-energy and content-rich presentations with enthusiastic audiences across North America and around the world. In his entertaining and highly-actionable marketing presentations, David Avrin shows business owners…

Kurt Shaver

Program 122 Kurt Shaver is the founder of The Sales Foundry, a company that teaches social selling techniques to B2B sales organizations. He brings an in-depth understanding of social selling technologies. As a speaker, Kurt inspires audiences to use new selling techniques to increase their income. His background includes 25 years of successful sales and…

Sarah Santacroce

Program 121 Sarah Santacroce helps small business owners get clients online, especially on LinkedIn. She teaches how to increase your online visibility so you can quit chasing clients and get found; how to tap into the power of social media to increase your leads; and how to increase your visibility and generate business.

Mandy Volpe

Program 120 Mandy Volpe is the Marketing Manager for Unique Venues. She is passionate about marketing and social media for meeting planners and event venues. At Unique Venues, Mandy is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing all external direct sales and marketing communications.

Debra Jason

Program 119 As a copywriter, speaker, & multi-faceted marketing strategist, Debra Jason empowers you with the power tools you need to gain exposure for your business, create a flow of clients, and build your business so you can enjoy a freedom-based lifestyle.

Jason Falls

Program 118 Jason Falls is a consultant, speaker, strategist, and thinker in the world of digital marketing and social media. He is the owner of Social Media Explorer, a social media consulting service, as well as Exploring Social Media, a learning community. He works with corporate clients, developing and managing their social media and PR…

Andrea Nierenberg

Program 117 Andrea R. Nierenberg is an executive coach, networking strategist and consultant is the force behind The Nierenberg Consulting Group.

Mark Schaefer

Program 116 Mark W. Schaefer is the author of The Tao of Twitter (2012 and 2014), Return On Influence (2012), Born to Blog (2013), Social Media Explained (2014), The Content Code (2015), and KNOWN (2017). He is a globally-recognized educator, speaker, business consultant, and author. His well-known blog {grow} (, is one of the most…

Vanessa DiMauro

Program 115 Vanessa DiMauro is CEO of Leader Networks, a research and consulting firm that helps companies use digital and social technologies to gain competitive advantage. She is a strategist, advisor, researcher, author, and keynote speaker. Vanessa was named one of Forbes’ Top 40 Social Media Masters Worldwide and one of CEOWorld’s Most Powerful Women in Social…

Jeffrey Hayzlett

Program 114 Jeffrey Hayzlett is a global business celebrity and primetime TV show host of “C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett” on Bloomberg Television.

Sue Worthington

Program 113 Sue Worthington is the founder of Get Social for Business, based in Manchester, UK. She teaches business owners, service professionals, authors, coaches, speakers and entrepreneurs how to use social media effectively to grow their businesses.

Mary Wright

Program 112 Mary Wright talks about how to handle a bad review on an Internet review site. Mary has been an employment lawyer for 25+ years and is currently a partner at Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak and Stewart.

Sandy Jones-Kaminski

Program 111 Sandy Jones-Kaminski is a a Bay Area-based national speaker, trainer and marketing and business development consultant. She’s also the author of I’m at a Networking Event—Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event. Click here to purchase Sandy’s book.

Geoffrey James

Program 110 Geoffrey James writes one the world’s most-visited business blogs, the award winning “Sales Source” column on His writing has appeared in Fast Company, Wired, Men’s Health, and The New York Times. Click here to purchase Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts Your Need to Know.

Corey Perlman

Program 109 Corey Perlman is the President of eBoot Camp, Inc., an education company that provides people with the knowledge and skills to effectively market their business on the Web. Through interactive books, seminars and workshops, Corey quickly transforms business owners, entrepreneurs and company employees into Internet marketing “propeller-heads!” Since 2005, Corey has conducted over…

Patrice Barber

Program 108 Patrice Barber, CEO of Taylor Made Emarketing, an international inbound marketing firm. Patrice’s areas of specialties include developing and leading strategic initiatives for product development leveraging digital and mobile marketing lead generation, industry association management, serial entrepreneur, investor and board member various companies and organizations focused on entrepreneurship, leadership development, and secondary and…

Wendy McClelland

Program 107 With nearly 20 years of Internet experience Wendy McClelland has shared her Internet marketing and social media knowledge with over 10,000 people at live events.

Howard Cattie

Program 106 Howard Cattie is the founder of CareerOyster. With over 30 years of experience, Howard has extensive experience in coaching jobseekers and recruiters in effective career planning, resume writing, interview coaching and job closing strategies.  

Lauren Kinsey

Program 105 Lauren Kinsey, founder of Show Up Online Columbus, helps business owners with overall digital marketing strategy, encompassing social media and beyond.

Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe

Program 104 Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe is a a strategic digital marketing executive who specializes in developing business for international brands via initiating and integrating social media and digital strategies and enterprise social networking.

Wade Kwon

Program 103 Wade Kwon helps businesses communicate more effectively, online and offline. Whether through social media, writing, SEO, speaking, media releases, networking or other means, companies rely on my decades of experience as a strategist, writer and blogger. Wade teaches classes in social media, develop plans for companies to reach customers and speak around the…

David B. Wright

Program 102 David B. Wright is Founder and Chief Marketing Officer for W 3 Group, a marketing firm with special expertise in SEO, Video Marketing (and Video SEO), local search, online PR and more. In short, they help businesses get more BUSINESS!

Kevin Kuykendall

Program 101 Kevin Kuykendall is a marketing expert and founder of Rising Fire Marketing. Rising Fire Marketing is a Direct Response Marketing Agency and they study the great marketers and copywriters to learn their secrets for creating successful campaigns. Rising Fire uses all appropriate forms of media and learns everything they can about the target…

Jackie Tulos

Program 100 Jackie Tulos is a marketing strategist and business growth expert for small businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is the founder of Targeted Local, providing state of the art Online Reputation Management & Marketing tools and assistance.

Neal Schaffer

Program 99 Neal Schaffer, named a Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer two years in a row, is the creator of Advertising Age’s Top 100 Global Marketing Blog Windmill Networking (recently rebranded as Maximize Social Business), and a global speaker on social media who also teaches as part of Rutgers University’s Mini-MBA in Social…

Barry Feldman

Program 98 Barry Feldman, the founder of Feldman Creative, was named a Top 40 Digital Strategist by Online Marketing Institute and one of 25 Social Media Marketing Experts You Need to Know by LinkedIn. Feldman Creative does corporate ID, printing, promotions, print design, web design, interface design, apparel design, interface design, html, and all things…

Lida Citroën

Program 97 Lida Citroën is an international branding and reputation management specialist who designs and enhances the identities of companies, executives and thought-leaders globally. As principal and founder of LIDA360, LLC, Lida is a sought-after expert in the field of brand development, reputation management and online marketing. An accomplished speaker and columnist, Lida is often…

Jason Schneider

Program 96 Jason Schneider helps companies develop their digital marketing objectives. Projects involve online advertising, search engine optimization, content marketing, and paid digital. Engagement and discovery with online marketing requires many channels in order to communicate awareness to a new or existing audience. Jason works to address digital strategy and how to implement into multi-channel…

Stacey Stegman

Program 95 Stacey Stegman, Global Communications Director at Denver International Airport, shared many great insights about how DIA uses social media to communicate with travelers. Even though DIA is a very large entity, many of their strategies and tactics apply to any size business.

Niki Lopez

Program 94 Niki Lopez is the Principal and Owner of Focus Marketing & PR, whose mission is to work with small and medium-sized business owners on effective ways to market using low-cost, high-return methods of advertising. Specialties include internet marketing, public relations, and the creation of client-retention management (CRM) systems. Focus Marketing + PR is now…

Donna Gilliland

Program 93 As founder of MOSTraining, Donna Gilliland provides three core areas of workforce development training, which includes Microsoft Office, Mobile productivity and Social Media Marketing. Custom training is developed for each customer based upon an assessment of need. Productivity training is provided in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, OneNote and Office 365. The goal…

Jean Lanoue

Program 92 Jean Lanoue is a longtime entrepreneur, best selling author, speaker and the CEO and founder of The Social Jeanie and Digital Marketing Genie, two successful Central Florida based businesses that help navigate social media and the world of online marketing and even provide done-for-you services. She has created a business in the box…

Jason Miller

Program 91 Jason Miller leads global content and social initiatives for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions helping marketers understand how to use LinkedIn to achieve their marketing goals and deliver real ROI. Previously he was the senior manager of social media strategy at Marketo and responsible for leading the company’s content and social media efforts. Before entering…

Ron Shevlin

Program 90 Ron Shevlin, is a senior analyst at Aite Group, specializing in retail banking issues including sales and marketing technologies, customer and marketing analytics, and consumer behavior