Growing Your Business…The Right Way

As the economy slowly improves, many companies are becoming more profitable and thinking about expanding. What do you need to know to grow your company?

Learn from these veteran small-business owners and experts.

Panelists:  Erin Giglia, attorney and owner of Montage Legal Group; Kathy Dawson, owner of Dawson and Dawson, Inc. Staffing and Search, and Rochelle Burgess, organizational development and HR specialist and owner of Innovative Group.

Panel moderated by Sheila Ivary of SIvary Consulting, a business performance and development consultancy.

At this panel discussion, you will learn HOW TO:
·         Achieve Peak Performance as a Solopreneuer
·         Develop Successful Partnerships
·         Effectively Market Your Company

Learn how to bypass some of these business growth obstacles:
·         What options do I have if I need help but I’m not ready for a full time employee?
·         How do I find qualified employees?
·         How do I make sure I am correctly classifying exempt, non-exempt employees and contractors?
·         What policies must I have for my company size?
·         What documentation will protect my company if I want to terminate someone’s employment?

Be eligible to win a one-night stay at the Hilton Hotel just for attending this presentation! And, whether you’re a solopreneur or an employer with multiple employees, this panel will teach you how you can expand your business while making sure you’re protected.

Sheila IvarySheila Ivary is principal of SIvary Consulting and has more than 20 years management experience in organizational development, marketing planning and finance and has worked with small- to medium-sized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. She offers businesses customized processes for discovery, strategic planning and reporting that help them identify potential barriers to revenue growth and develops plans and tools that will help them move forward.

Erin GigliaErin Giglia is a general litigation attorney and founder and owner of Montage Legal Group. She is a frequent speaker and has been featured in numerous publications, including being named one of OC Metro Magazine’s 2011 Top 40 under 40.

Kathy DawsonKathy Dawson has over 29 years of national search staffing experience and is the owner and founder of Dawson and Dawson Inc. She is a well known speaker and trainer in her industry and immediate past President of NAWBO-OC.


Rochelle BurgessRochelle Burgess
has over 25 years experience in Organizational Development and HR Management and is the owner of Innovative Partners. She is an expert in helping teach companies how to protect themselves and in leadership training.


Date & Time

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Registration and Networking

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Dinner Program

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location
Hilton Irvine
Orange County Airport
18800 MacArthur Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92612
949-833-9999

Meeting Cost
Advance reservations guarantee seating.

Through 3pm Wednesday, 2/29:
$42 Members
$60 Non-members

After Wednesday, 2/29:
$52 Members
$60 Non-members

*$5 Additional walk-up fee for Members & Non-members
*Walk-ins, limited availability on a first-come, first-served basis at the door, are not guaranteed.

Menu:
Chef’s Selection Gazpacho Soup
Black & Bleu Salad with Flat Iron Steak, Honey Drizzle, Bleu Cheese
Variety of Rolls
Cheesecake with Tropical Cream Anglaise

Vegetarian Option:
Black & Bleu Salad without meat

**If you would like a vegetarian meal, please request it during the registration process otherwise we cannot guarantee it will be available.

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