8:00 am – Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – Keynote featuring Brad Bonham
About Brad: Brad Bonham is a devoted husband and father, a successful businessman, and educator. He has launched and has grown a successful ready-to-assemble furniture business with now over $100 million in annual revenue and customers around the globe. He was recently recognized as a Utah Business 40 Under Forty Honoree and as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist.
In addition to hiking, biking and swimming with his family, he’s dedicated to supporting and serving with community organizations like LDS Charities, the Catholic League of Charities, the Utah Food Bank, the Tyler Robinson Foundation, and the Make a Wish Foundation of Utah where he currently serves as the Chairman of the board.
10:00 am – 10:45 am – 1st Breakout Session
*Panel on How to Obtain Microloans
11:00 am – 11:45 am – 2nd Breakout Session
Same as before
12:00 pm – 1:00pm – Lunch with Keynote Speaker Amy Anderson Rees. A little bit about her: Amy Rees Anderson is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, philanthropist, author, and public speaker. She is the Managing Partner of REES Capital, an Angel Investing Firm; the founder of the IPOP Foundation, a charity focused on promoting entrepreneurship as a pathway to self-reliance; and is currently serving on 13 boards.
Previously, Amy was the CEO of MediConnect Global, a healthcare technology company she grew and sold for over $377 million.
Amy has been the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She’s been featured in Inc Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, and many other national publications. In 2015 Amy received an honorary PhD.
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm – 3rd Breakout Session
*LEAN/5S–“Doing More with Less”
*Five Signs of a Downturn
*World Trade Center
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm – 4th Breakout Session
Same as before
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm – Panel Discussion featuring local entrepreneurs
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Closing Remarks