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Attendee Schedule

Thursday, May 25, 2017

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trade Show Open to the Public
(Free to pre-registered attendees)

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7:00 am – Early registration (name badge pick up) – Open to Exhibitors and Senator Leahy Business Breakfast attendees ONLY

9:00 am – Registration opens to all EXPO Trade Show Attendees (pre-registered and onsite registrants)

8:00 am – 9:15 am
U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy Business Breakfast
Young Entrepreneurs Answer, “Why Vermont?”
Diamond Ballroom, $40
SPONSORED BY VELCO
Retaining talented people and recruiting them to Vermont is one significant piece of the workforce challenge in our state. Why do young professionals come here? What makes them stay? Can a young entrepreneur grow in Vermont? We ask Ted Adler of Union Street Media and Marguerite Dibble of GameTheory to talk about their early success and entrepreneurial growth story in Vermont. Attend the annual U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy Business Breakfast to hear how this inspiring sector of our workforce can shape Vermont’s future.

9:00 am
Trade Show Opens

9:30 am – 9:50 am
Opening Ceremonies
Front Foyer – FREE

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
B2B/2GO Pre-Scheduled Meetings, Second Level Trade Show Floor (Exhibitors Only)

11:00 am – 11:50 am
TD Bank Innovation Institute Seminar #1
Your Video – Viewed, Liked, Shared
Join Dave Gibson of Propeller Media Works, Johnny Mendez of Hen House Media, and Luke Stafford of Mondo Mediaworks for a look at how compelling video inspired by strategy, shaped by humor, and sometimes crafted on a shoestring can effectively communicate your message, and boost your social media engagement.
Amphitheater – FREE Courtesy of TD Bank – Not a ticketed event – First come first serve

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Business Luncheon
Vermont’s Workforce Supply Gap – Can we fill it?
Diamond Ballroom, $45
Join the Vermont Futures Project to help solve the workforce supply gap. How do we find 11,000 new people to enter the labor market? What strategies should we use? How do we attract new Vermonters to our state? Vermont’s population and workforce have grown too slowly to meet demand, and the future of our economy depends on filling this gap.

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
TD Bank Innovation Institute Seminar #2
Incorporating Personal Brand Into Your Business Story
Join Kate Paine of Standing Out Online to learn how to incorporate your LinkedIn profile with your business messaging. Mixing personal with professional can be an effective networking device for your business story, but there are pitfalls to avoid and trends to utilize to keep your message on point.
Amphitheater – FREE Courtesy of TD Bank – Not a ticketed event – First come first serve

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
TD Bank Innovation Institute Seminar #3
Constant Contact on Content Trends
Join Heather Jackson from Constant Contact to hear the latest digital trends for better open rates and click through reports. Can you get your newsletter out of people’s clutter folders? Is it all in the subject line or does genuine, consistent content still grab and maintain attention?
Amphitheater – FREE Courtesy of TD Bank – Not a ticketed event – First come first serve

4:00 pm
Trade Show Adjourns

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