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SBSN Speaker Series - Planning the Growth of Your Small Business

  • 09 Oct 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • 2236 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA


  • Please join us as our Guest.

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SBSN Speaker Series and Networking

Planning the Growth of Your Small Business

Featuring Guest Speaker - Marissa Levin 


Join us for an opportunity to listen to renowned speaker and author Marissa Levin.  Marissa will share her business expertise and speak about how to grow and develop a small business strategy. 

Her presentation includes:
Review of the six components required for building a solid small business foundation:

  • Core Values System
  • Mission
  • Differentiating Market Niche 
  • Target Customer/Avatar
  • Profitable Sales Model
  • Strong Community for Support and Learning

The first 20 minutes of this presentation will provide a high level description of all six components. The participants will then vote for the two components that they want Marissa to elaborate. The next 30 minutes will provide implementation tactics and hands-on exercises for the two most popular topics. The remaining 10 minutes will be reserved for Q&A.

The Evening's Schedule

  • 5:30 – 7:00  Networking Reception
    • Includes open bar and passed Hors d' Oeuvres
  • 7:00 - 8:15  Guest Speaker: Marissa Levin
  • 8:15 - 8:30   Coffee and dessert

Robert Katz will facilitate the evening activities with some networking icebreakers including, Speed Networking with the SBSN Team -- meet Walter Swindell, Thomas Ellis, Amy Kirschenbauer, and other core team members.


This event will be held at the Grand Atrium located at 2236 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA.  Free parking is provided. 

About the Speaker

Marissa Levin - Successful Culture      

Marissa is the Founder/CEO of Successful Culture. She provides transformational CEO & Executive Coaching & Facilitation under the TransformU Growth Program. She focuses on strategy, people, process, infrastructure, and goal-setting. To date, she has personally overcome every challenge her clients have faced, which uniquely qualifies her to lead CEOs through change.


She is also the Founder/Chairman of Information Experts, a 20-year multi-million dollar e-learning & communications firm. She leverages 20 years of business-building experience to identify the obstacles standing between a businesses’ current state and desired state, and creates tailored, accountable coaching programs based on proven methodologies to move forward.