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Brand Crafted: Crush 2020 - Ideas & Inspiration for Your Biggest Year Ever
Sponsored by EXACTAeWomen Network and Roamin' Studios
11/19/19 - Story Hill Firehouse

Start your annual business planning with Crush 2020. This event is all about dreaming BIG and learning new ideas and techniques to grow your business. It's the next gathering of the Brand Crafted Social Club on November 19 at Story Hill Firehouse in Milwaukee. The event will feature some of the brightest people in our network talking about topics that will help you grow. This isn't another event with folks selling things from the stage. This event will be filled with informational sessions about topics you need to master to grow: Goal setting and tracking, business intelligence, networking, social media execution, idea generation, event creation and more.

Event details:
Brand Crafted Social Club
Crush 2020 - Ideas & Inspiration for Your Biggest Year Ever
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5:30pm - Networking
6:30pm - 8:00pm Program

Tickets include event admission, networking, appetizers and your first beer/soda at the bar.

The event is an extension of the Brand Crafted facebook group, established in 2018 to connect local business owners and entrepreneurs to talk about business growth. It’s free to join, simply CLICK HERE to join the group.

 

Sponsors

Panelists

Dave Spano - Managing Partner - Annex Wealth Management

Dave Spano - Managing Partner - Annex Wealth Management

Economic Forecast for 2020
Dave Spano - Managing Partner - Annex Wealth Management


What can we expect the economy to do in 2020? While no one can know for sure, we can sit down with one of the brightest financial minds in Milwaukee to learn what he thinks is on the horizon. Dave is not only knowledgeable, he is also an excellent speaker that can explain the most detailed concepts in terms we can all understand.

How to set goals and evaluate them during the year
Mark Schanen – Owner - & Managing Director at Supporting Strategies
During his presentation, Mark will teach you how to set your goals for 2020 and how to keep track of them throughout the year. Are you dreaming BIG enough? Are you selling yourself short? Mark will help you establish a target so you can plan accordingly.

Mark Schanen - Owner - Supporting Strategies

Mark Schanen - Owner - Supporting Strategies

Jennifer Buchholz - Owner - Excel & Flourish

Jennifer Buchholz - Owner - Excel & Flourish

Network like an Expert
Jennifer Buchholz – Owner - Excel & Flourish

Meeting people and developing relationships is a must for Small Business Owners. You might as well learn from the best. Jennifer is going to share how thinks about networking, what you should start doing immediately and more importantly what to stop. Jennifer was recently named “Connector of the Year” by the eWomen network at their annual convention in Dallas.

Business Intelligence: How to do a competitive analysis to find your competitor’s weak spots
MYSTERY PRESENTER
Our MYSTERY PRESENTER will teach you how to analyze your competition. What are they doing right, what are they doing wrong and how can you win business when competing with them? The MYSTERY PRESENTER demanded they stay anonymous, so, join us at the event to learn with this brilliant contributor!

Mystery Presenter - Requested Anonymity

Mystery Presenter - Requested Anonymity

Tamara Burkett - Customer Loyalty Architect

Tamara Burkett - Customer Loyalty Architect

How to get close to the customers in your database
Tamara Burkett – Customer Loyalty Architect
You've got a database or social media following. Big deal. The records in your mailchimp or followers on social are only as good as what you do to engage them. Tamara will share some ideas on how to build relationships with your records to make your customers feel special.

How to host an event for YOUR business
Andrew Zell – Senior Product Manager – Green Up Solutions
Events are a great way to introduce your customers to your products and people. To some, the idea of planning and executing an event can feel overwhelming. Learn from Andrew who has spent years in this space helping companies big and small create engaging events from national conferences to record release parties.

Andrew Zell - Senior Product Manager - Green Up Solutions

Andrew Zell - Senior Product Manager - Green Up Solutions

Jackson Bubolz - Owner - Elevated Insurance

Jackson Bubolz - Owner - Elevated Insurance

Case Study: How to execute a social media plan in the real world
Jackson Bubolz – Owner – Elevated Insurance
Everyone talks a good game about executing a social media strategy. How does it work in the real world? Hear from a business owner what it really takes to execute a terrific social media plan.

Pat Miller - Owner - Small Step Solutions

Pat Miller - Owner - Small Step Solutions

Emcee & Presenter: Creating a Promotional Calendar that Keeps Your Customers Engaged
Pat Miller - Owner - Small Step Solutions
How does your business get the attention of your customers and keep them engaged throughout the year? It can be done with a little pre-planning in a promotional calendar. If you feel like you're saying the same thing over and over, grab a pen and jot down notes on how your company can have something fresh to say every month while driving sales and customer engagement