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Be on the lookout for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org, and block out your calendar from 9:00 AM to 12:45 PM
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind event designed specifically with your success in mind. The strategies from Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, former FBI counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative Eric O’Neill and best-selling author and entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz are designed to set your business up for success by using technology to leverage yourself to be more profitable and productive, while staying secure online.
Speakers And Sessions
“How Technology Will Shape The Future Of ALL Small Businesses”
With a labor shortage projected to last 3-5 years that includes rampant inflation and salary increases, businesses have to change to prosper. When used right, technology can fill that gap. Businesses can then be MORE productive with FEWER employees, deliver a superior client/customer experience and actually increase profits and reduce expenses. Shark Tank Celebrity Kevin O’Leary will discuss how small businesses can adapt quickly and use these next few years to leapfrog over their competition that’s unwilling or unable to change.
"5-Step System To Make Sure Your Business Technology Runs Like A Ferrari Instead Of A Fiat"
Technology has become a vital part of every business, and if it’s not maintained and taken care of, it can break, leave you open to cyber-attacks, and shut your business down for hours, days, or weeks, costing you time, money, and maybe your entire business. But having your business technology perform like a well-oiled machine doesn’t have to be hard, expensive, or time-consuming. In this session, you’ll get the five steps to making sure technology works for you and your business to keep it productive, protected, and profitable.
“Need-To-Know Tactics To Protect Your Company From Cyber Criminals”
If you’ve ever opened an email, you’re a target for a cyber attack. Hacking and cyber threats are becoming more prevalent and don’t just affect large corporations. According to Forbes, small businesses are THREE times more likely to be targeted than large companies. Former FBI Counterintelligence Operative Eric O’Neill will speak on national security and cybercrime, which has increased in folds since the pandemic. He will provide practical insights into real work situations and how to stay ahead of the hackers to ensure that you and your business stay protected.
“Forget The Economy: Your Business Can Thrive No Matter What”
With a recession officially upon us, small businesses are starting to feel the squeeze. But you can choose NOT to participate in this recession and instead have your best growth ever as a company. Bestselling Business Author Mike Michalowicz reveals multiple, actionable strategies to uplevel your business, acquire more clients, make more money (when others aren’t) and come out of the recession stronger than ever.
“A Futuristic Look at Cyber Resilience"
In this session, Mike DePalma, VP of Business Development at Datto, Inc. and Matthew Disher, President of Southwest Networks will have an open discussion about the shift from traditional cyber security measures to the concept of cyber resilience. Yes, cyber security needs to be an integral part of your business, but the mindset really needs to focus on how resilient your business is in the event that an attack occurs. They will discuss this concept in detail and show you ways in which you can keep your business up and running regardless of what is happening in your environment.
“VOIP – It’s More Than Just Telephones For Your Business”
In this session, David Hardy, Senior VP of Sales at Sangoma and Matthew Disher, President of Southwest Networks will have an open discussion about the changes that businesses face when it comes to communicating with their employees and customers.
The telephone is so much more than what it used to be, it is the starting point for a complete Unified Communications solution. They will discuss what to look for when choosing a voice solution and what the future holds.
"The Cyber Landscape in 2023 - Are you ready? Changes are coming your way"
In this session, Justin Reinmuth, Founder and CEO of Techrug and Matthew Disher, President of Southwest Networks will discuss the importance of having Cyber Insurance. They will dig into some of the changes coming in 2023 and what to look for when choosing the best policy for your business.