The Schedule

8:00 – 9:00

Registration & Networking

A light breakfast with delicious Heine Brothers Coffee. Network with other attendees to form tribes of your own.

9:00 – 10:00

Believing in Vision – The Entrepreneurial Challenge

Speaker: JK McKnight
Create your own marketplace by crafting your vision into a successful business. Start small and build with grassroots tools to achieve sustainable growth. Embrace your entrepreneurial spirit and the challenges that come with it, to accomplish what you’ve always dreamed of doing, and the person you’ve always wanted to be.

10:00 – 11:00

Doing Well by Doing What’s Right

Speaker: Mike Mays
At Heine Brothers’ Coffee, we are committed to treating people, our community and the planet with respect and dignity. Running a small business requires constantly making choices and considering the impact on the company bottom line. We are a for-profit business so we have to keep a sharp eye on the bottom line, but we have learned that when we trust our gut and make decisions that are also good for people and good for the planet, we truly do well.

11:00 – 12:00

Celebrity & Using the Press as an Advantage

Roundtable: JK McKnight, Edward Lee, Scott Shuffit
Learn the secrets of positive media spin from the masters. JK McKnight is the founder of the Forecastle Festival. Chef Edward Lee is owner of 610 Magnolia, one of the finest restaurants in Louisville, and has appeared on Top Chef and Iron Chef America. Scott Shuffit is a founding dude of Lebowski Fest, a published author, artist and film maker.

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch Break

Lunch will be catered by Crushed Ice Catering.

12:30 – 1:00

Taiji Sword Performance

Taiji Grand Master Mingye Ding
Taiji Grand Master Mingye Ding will perform the Fine Arts of Chen Style Taiji, and thrilling Taiji Sword, both intensely powerful external and internal practices handed down through his family and lineage of teachers. A native of Shandong Province in China, Master Ding has studied for over 50 years, and has chosen to establish his new school of traditional Taiji, the Mingye Gongfu Taiji Club in Louisville.

1:00 – 1:50

7 Ways to a More Remarkable Career

Speaker: Jason Clark
How to work less, earn more, and be happy. As a motivated member of an organization, it’s hard to not want to do everything yourself. This poses a big problem when you’re not operating at your maximum value to the business. In this talk, I’ll outline 7 real world tactics for improving your overall effectiveness and efficiency.

2:00 – 2:50

Creating Your Personal Brand

Speaker: Peggy Noe Stevens
“Creating Your Personal Brand” outlines the components of building one’s own personal brand through business etiquette and protocol, organization, leadership development, networking skills, presentation skills. This is a comprehensive presentation that can speak to both new and emerging leaders within your organization and high-level professionals alike. It allows the audience to think about their own professional development and that of their employees so that everyone can focus on achieving success.

2:50 – 3:15

Coffee Break

Take a moment to enjoy some free Heine Brothers’ Coffee.

3:15 – 4:00

The Frontier is Now!

Speaker: Chris Brogan
Learn how to make work and build business. Telling you that the Internet has changed things won’t stun you. You’ve seen it. Netflix, Amazon, Zappos, Groupon. You know all the stories. But there are small business solutions you could use to make more work, to build more business, to get more sales. Tweeting out coupons isn’t the future. Building relationships and investing in delivering human-minded business is now. This won’t be theory. We’re here to talk action, execution, and your next steps to success.

4:00 – 4:50

Moderated Small Business Roundtable

Roundtable: LPM moderator with Chris Brogan, Jason Clark, Mike Mays
Discussing the current business climate, and tactics to use in your lives to create opportunity and success.

4:50 – 5:00

Closing Remarks

And this concludes our broadcast day.

7:00 – 10:00

VIP Dinner with Chris Brogan & Speakers

Admission is $200, seating is limited to 30 people. Held at 610 Magnolia, home to Top Chef Edward Lee.

Contact Us to get a seat.

* Although we promise an amazing event, times and speakers are subject to change.