BCP Summit – 01.25.18

BCP CEO Summit Event Thursday January 25, 2018 6:00pm – 9:00pm Regal Boats Showroom Theatre 2300 Jetport Dr. Orlando, FL 32809 Join us for an invite only CEO summit of more than 100 of your most influential peers in Central Florida. The first of its kind. Learn about the process that some of the best brands in the world use to align their teams and activate their highest compelling truth. Come Hungry for Food & Conversation Enjoy a catered meal from the brand catalysts at Kobe Steakhouse, the recently voted 2017 best Japanese restaurant. Contact The seats are filling fast and space is limited. Please RSVP by emailing kennan@brandcatalystpartners.com with subject line CEO NEXUS. Click here (or on the image below) to view the event...

CEO Forum – 01.19.18 HCARS

   From Growth to Succession Friday, January 19, 20187:30 to 9:00 amAmerican Engineering Testing, Inc.550 Cleveland Avenue NorthSt. Paul, MN 55114 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Willie Hendrickson AVEKA Willie Hendrickson is the founder and CEO of the AVEKA group, a spin-off of 3M. Prior to starting AVEKA in 1994, he worked for 16 years at 3M as a researcher and technical manager. He holds a BS in chemistry and math from St. Olaf College and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Florida. In addition to his duties at AVEKA, he serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Hendrickson is the author of 20 articles or book chapters and is the co-inventor on 55 issued or applied for US patents. Marie Jorissen AVEKA Marie Jorissen is the president of the AVEKA group. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the Twin Cities in both 2011 and 2012, AVEKA currently employs over 250 people in contract R&D and the manufacturing of particle based products. Ms. Jorrissen has worked for AVEKA for over 16 years and leads the strategic planning and management of the organization. She holds a BS in chemistry from Texas A&M University and an MBA from St. Thomas University.. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...

CEO Forum – 12.21.17 HCARS

   Accessing Capital to Grow Your Company: Resources for Second-Stage Businesses Thursday, December 21, 20177:30 to 9:00 amWIPFLi – Training Room7601 France Avenue S #400Minneapolis, MN 55435 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Brad Lehrman Soffer Charbonnet Brad Lehrman is a partner with the Minneapolis-based law firm of Soffer Charbonnet and practices in the entrepreneurial venture group. He has an extensive background as an attorney, business advisor, private investor, and board member. Steve Coleman Platinum Group Steve Coleman focuses on owner transition and successions plans, strategic planning, and sales growth in his capacity at the Platinum Group. He has co-authored a book entitled What’s Next for You: Business Owners Share their Transition Stories. Paul Wagner Minnesota Wire Paul Wagner is the chairman and CEO of Minnesota Wire. While providing strategic direction to Minnesota Wire in its evolution to a high technology development company, He has expanded the company’s market exposure to include medical, defense, industrial, and commercial sectors. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...

CEO Forum – 12.11.17 Orlando

The CEO Forum: Central Florida Monday, December 11, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Alfond Inn 300 E New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 Featured Presenter: Bill Hagaman Jr., CPA Managing Partner, CEO WithumSmith+Brown, PC Please join WithumSmith+Brown’s CEO and Managing Partner, Bill Hagaman, who will share the story of the public accounting firm’s successful growth journey from five people in a small town office to nearly 1,000 team members in six major metropolitan regions. Having consistent year-over-year revenue and size growth since inception in 1974, Withum currently ranks as the 26th largest public accounting firm in the nation and can boast one of the best staff retention rates in the profession…. Click here for more information about the...

CEO Forum – 11.17.17 HCARS

Event Photos click on an image to view larger    Leveraging Technology with Leadership for Greater Success Friday, November 17, 20177:30 to 9:00 amWSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200Golden Valley, MN 55416 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Rich Nazarian Minnetronix Rich Nazarian, CEO and chairman of the board of Minnetronix, co-founded the medical technology company in 1996 with three employees and one project. While providing both business and technical leadership to the company, he served as company president until April of 2017. He is the principal inventor on 15 patents and is the chief author of numerous papers on medical device development. Rich has led his company in the development of new and innovative medical devices such as implantable artificial heart electronic systems, cardiopulmonary bypass systems, laser imaging systems and ventricular assist devices and nerve growth stimulators. Holding both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Rich is also a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He was also named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...

CEO Forum – 10.20.17 HCARS

Event Photos click on an image to view larger    Contagious Culture: Our Path to Workplace Productivity and Profitability Friday, October 20, 20177:30 to 9:00 amWSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200Golden Valley, MN 55416 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Jennifer Smith Innovative Office Solutions Jennifer Smith, co-founder and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, started the company in 2001 with a vision of making workplaces more productive by creating places where people love to work. Not only does Innovative design workspaces, but the company also offers office supplies, break room and coffee services, cleaning and facility supplies, and printing and promotional services. A woman-owned business and the largest independent office solutions company in the Midwest, Innovative Office Solutions has ranked in the Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America for eight years and has been included in the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by the Minnesota Business Journal for six years. Ms. Smith credits the contagious culture of the company as the secret to its success. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...