Success & Growth Summit for Entrepreneurs

Build your business foundation | Ignite your growth | Learn secret bootstrap techniques

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | Dallas, TX

About the conference

At this action-packed, one-day entrepreneur summit, you will learn to build and grow your business — and avoid the killer mistakes that others make. Learn up close and in person from leading entrepreneurs, financial planners, and software experts who will show you how to build your small business’s infrastructure for growth.

Meet with dozens of up-and-coming entrepreneurs and discuss top strategies and techniques

Hear from financial and small business planning experts on the DO’s and DON’Ts of building your business

Learn about cutting-edge software you can use to build a firm foundation for your business

Get inspired by an Iraq war veteran who, despite sustaining life-threatening injuries, became a TV celebrity and renowned best-selling author



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Seats are filling up.Reserve your spot to get the secrets you need to achieve small business success!

What to expect

7:30 – 8 a.m.

Check In & Grab Power BreakfastGet here, get ready

8 – 8:45 a.m.

ConnectRapidly expand your entrepreneur network

9 – 9:30 a.m.

Build Your Business FoundationWith Thryv CMO Gordon Henry

9:30 – 10 a.m.

An Average Joe’s Guide to Wealth and SuccessWith Thryv CEO Joe Walsh

10 – 12:15 p.m.

Opening Keynotes

  • Make an Impact by Building a Team of Talented People with Yext CEO Howard Lerman
  • Implementing an Infrastructure for Growth with serial entrepreneur Randy Artman
  • Stop Letting Your Business Run Your Life, hosted by Thryv

12:15 – 1 p.m.

Lunch BreakRefuel and refocus

1 – 3 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Making Your Business Efficient with Ilknur Ozgur at Artstillery
  • Increase Your Exit Value with Brad Bassham at Good Guys Window and Glass Repair
  • Creating a Seamless Consumer Experience with the Thryv Product Team
  • Raising Capital, Projecting Cash Flow and Developing a Marketing Strategy with Mark Langford at SBDC

3 – 4 p.m.

Breakout Recap

  • The DOs and DON’Ts of Building Your Business: SMB Peer Panel
  • Inspire Your Team by Investing in Yourself: Thryv CRO Jim McCusker

4 – 5 p.m.

Explore ExpoGet hands on, ask questions

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Appetizers & DrinksRefresh and network | Exclusive Book Signing with Closing Keynote Speaker J.R. Martinez

5:45 – 6 p.m.

Empower, Develop & Invest in Small Business AmericaThryv Foundation In-Kind Grant Award with Foundation Director Matthew Gourgeot

6 – 6:45 p.m.

Closing KeynoteWith Iraq war veteran, TV actor, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez

6:45 – 7 p.m.

Wrap UpReady, set, grow