Growsmartbiz Conference Registrations Opens September 9th
GrowSmartBiz The Conference will bring together more than 500 small business owners and entrepreneurs together with industry experts, including Wired magazine editor in chief and author of The Long Tail and Free, Chris Anderson, who will serve as keynote speaker. Attendees will participate in group discussions of learning and networking opportunities that will provide actionable, cost-effective strategies for growing their businesses. The first GrowSmartBiz Conference will be held Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC
The small business sector is responsible for more than 40 million jobs and reported the sum of 6 billion revenues1. GrowSmartBiz The Conference was created as a result of the success of the Small Business Index (SBSI) – a continuous measurement of the overall health of small businesses commissioned by the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business at Network Solutions.
“This conference gives small business owners with resources and information they need to successfully navigate the current challenging economic environment,” said Melina Formisano, vice president of marketing at Network Solutions. “We have assembled a great group of marketers and small businesses to focus on issues that small businesses see as crucial to its success, including: access to capital, marketing and innovation and information technology.
Besides the main takeaway business and new contacts, all conference attendees will receive a free domain name from Network Solutions, a copy of Anderson’s latest book, Free, and business planning software from Palo Alto Software ® .
To register for the Conference GrowSmartBiz or for more information about the event, please visit the conference Web site and deliver http://tinyurl.com/gsbiz GSB999 use the code to receive two tickets for just $ 99, good only in September 9, 2009. Follow on Twitter @ GrowSmartBiz Conference GrowSmartBiz and join the conversation by using the hashtag growsmartbiz #.
About network solutions
Network Solutions ® focuses on helping small businesses start and market their businesses on the Internet, offering a wide range of Web-based services including: hosting, web design, ecommerce solutions, online security , search engine marketing and the name of the domain registration services. Based on 30 years of experience, we make it easy and affordable for our customers to build and manage an online presence. Our clients receive the best customer service in the industry, which has been recognized by JD Power and Associates ® Certified program call center for providing “an experience in Outstanding Customer Service” in the past four consecutive years. Customers worldwide rely on us to manage more than 7 million domains, over 2 million e-mailboxes, and hundreds of thousands of Web sites. We make it easy for small businesses to get online so they can have more time to do what they do best – run their companies.