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    Bootcamp MetroWest: November 22, 2013

    We are excited to announce the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp MetroWest. The event will take place on November 22, 2013, in Devens, MA at the Devens Common Center.

    As with past Bootcamp events, we will be lining up an all-star cast of participants from the local business community as speakers and panelists. This Bootcamp is designed especially for CEOs and CXO’s of early stage and rapidly growing companies with a focus on the tactical and operational expertise that you need to manage your growing business. More than 16 speakers will lead sessions focused on the functional areas of marketing, finance, law, and human resources to approximately 125 attendees.

    The Theme of this event is Leveraging Expertise to Grow Your Business, and the event concludes with a networking reception for participants and presenters.


    11:00am-11:30am: Registration
    11:30am-11:45pm: Opening Remarks
    11:50pm-12:35pm: Breakout Session #1
    12:40pm-1:25pm: Breakout Session #2
    1:30pm-2:30pm: Lunch & Panel Sponsored by

    2:35pm-3:20pm: Breakout Session #3
    3:25pm-4:10pm: Breakout Session #4
    4:15pm-4:30pm Closing Remarks
    4:30pm-6:00pm: Networking & Cocktail Event sponsored by Strategic Payment Systems

    BREAKOUT SESSION #1: 11:50-12:35pm

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Charlie Popkin, Longwood Associates
    Title: Business Growth & Risk Management: Proactive Steps & Pitfalls to Avoid

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Scott Kaplowitch, Edelstein & Company LLP
    Title: Accounting 101 for Start-Ups

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Ken Cheo & Dick Rossman, Our Sales Coach
    Title: A Strategy to Close the Right Kind of Business

    Topic: Management & HR
    Speaker: James Santacroce, Bruce Crohn Employee Benefits 
    Title: Health Care Reform (Obamacare): Impacts on Employers

    BREAKOUT SESSION #2: 12:40-1:25pm

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Sharon Shaff, Waldron H. Rand & Company, PC
    Beyond Massachusetts:  Compliance and Other Critical Success Factors

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Edith Joyce, Enterprise Bank
    Title: Cash Management Fundamentals

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Stephen Davis, CXO Advisory Group
    Title: Re-ignite Your Business Growth: How to Grow Your Business in any Economy

    Topic: Management & HR
    Speaker: Candice Benson, Benson Consulting Inc..
    Title: Recreating The Wheel is For Cavemen: How to Create Significantly Better HR Processes In Order to Save Costs, Achieve More & Add Greater Strategic Value to Your Organization

    : 1:30-2:30pm

    Title: Leveraging Expertise to Grow Your Business
    Moderator:  Steve Snyder, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Gesmer Updegrove LLP
    Panelists: Adam Goldberg, President & CEO, myEdGPS
    Jane Johnson, Founder & Partner, Richardson-Maura & Johnson, Inc
    Leslie Jorgensen, Founder & President, Supporting Strategies
    Mark Miller, Managing Partner, Good Harbor Partners

    BREAKOUT SESSION #3: 2:35-3:20pm

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Phil Romine, Right Networks
    How to Grow Your Business in the Cloud

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Louise Leduc Kennedy & Jennifer Hoenig,  West Hill Technology Counsel
    Title: 5 Legal Pitfalls of Your Business Website (and how to avoid them)

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Lisa Murray, Murray Whalen Communications,
    Title: The Brand Is YOU: How to Brand Yourself as an Expert

    Management & HR
    Speaker: Lauren Brenner, Telamon Insurance & Financial Network
    Title: HR Legal Hot Spots for Businesses

    BREAKOUT SESSION #4: 3:25-4:10pm

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Allen Falcon, Cumulus Global
    Title: Getting More from Google Apps

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Paul Pedevillano, VE Advisors
    Title: Are Business Plans Still Relevant?

    Topic: Legal & Risk Management
    Speaker: Daniel Guglielmo, TrustDesign
    The Remarkable Story of Risk, and the New Calculus for Retirement Income Security for the Business Owner

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Richard Cohen & Wayne Townsend, Boston CIO
    Title: (Strategy + Business Planning + Technology) Stir Gently

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