THANK YOU FOR JOINING US AT OUR 2ND ANNUAL 

SOUTH SOUND SUMMIT - SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

 

This half-day conference has all the components needed to advance south sound business.

 

During “Influencers of the South Sound,“ your organization’s management will benefit from area leaders as they share their insight on how to disrupt the market and stay ahead of the competition through innovation and vision in these TED-like talks.

 

All your employees, from business development representatives to human resources professionals, will learn real business solutions and the latest tips and trends from industry experts at our “Tactical Business Solutions” breakout sessions.

 

The evening will conclude with the elevation celebration. Reach new heights at the biz expo, where cocktail party meets business expo. Grab a cocktail and meet future business partners in a relaxed environment.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MITCH LOWE

Mitch Lowe is a top business speaker and entertainment industry speaker, CEO of MoviePass and Co-Founding Executive of Netflix. Recently, he helped grow the MoviePass subscriber base from 20,000 to millions of subscribers. Lowe uses his experience from working with successful startups like Netflix, Redbox, and MoviePass to teach entrepreneurs how to simplify their business and to create a winning culture. 

BREAKOUT TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

INFLUENCERS AROUND THE SOUND

The South Sound's Secret Competitive Edge

Denny Heck, U.S. Representative - WA 10th Congressional District

U.S. House of Representatives

Civility in the United States

Derek Kilmer, U.S. Representative - WA 6th Congressional District

U.S. House of Representatives

Economic Opportunity for the South Sound

Bruce Dammeier, County Executive 

Pierce County

Equity and Access in South Sound Economic Opportunity

T’wina Nobles, President & CEO

Tacoma Urban League

Brewing Beer on Mars: Engineering Tacoma’s Economy with Synthetic Biology in the 21st Century.

Dr. David Hirschberg, Founder & CEO

Readiness Acceleration and Incubation Network (RAIN)

The South Sound as an Economically Vibrant Community

Dr. Ali Modarres, Professor & Director of Urban Studies 

University of Washington Tacoma

South Sound Development: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Loren Cohen, Managing Director 

MC Construction

South Sound Development: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Tom Absher

Absher Construction Co.

Building Collaboration and Partnerships That Will Positively Impact Your Business, Passion, and Community

Bryan Reynolds, Owner/Team Leader

Anthem Coffee and Tea

TACTICAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

Recruiting and Retention: Getting and Keeping Key Talent

Sarah Champion, Director of Operations

SiteCrafting

Marketing Solutions to Use in Your Business Today

Jake Nyman, President

Olive Group

How to Grow a Career & Kids: Insights on the Intersection of Business and Family

Emily Verdonk, Principal

Morris Verdonk Accounting

Tech Powerhouses of the South Sound

Evan Brubaker, Founder & CEO

Accumula

Tech Powerhouses of the South Sound

Patrick Adrian, Founder & Co-CEO

RedQuarry

Tech Powerhouses of the South Sound

Shadrach White, Founder & CEO

CloudPWR

Understanding Emerging Technologies and How They Impact Your Business and Our Community (Block Chain, AI, IoT & Cybersecurity)

Joseph Williams, Information & Communication Technology Director

Washington State Department of Commerce

Understanding Emerging Technologies and How They Impact Your Business and Our Community (Block Chain, AI, IoT & Cybersecurity)

Jonathan Gagliardoni, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

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Understanding Emerging Technologies and How They Impact Your Business and Our Community (Block Chain, AI, IoT & Cybersecurity)

Janine Terrano, Founder & CEO

Topia Technology

Understanding Emerging Technologies and How They Impact Your Business and Our Community (Block Chain, AI, IoT & Cybersecurity)

Tonya Gisselberg, Attorney

Gisselberg Law Firm, Inc. PS

EVENT SCHEDULE

 

12:30 DOORS OPEN

 

1:00 OPENING ADDRESS

 

1:30

INFLUENCERS AROUND THE SOUND *

Insights Into Issues Impacting Your Business

 

TACTICAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS *

Action Items To Improve Your Business

 

3:00

INFLUENCERS AROUND THE SOUND *

Insights Into Issues Impacting Your Business

 

TACTICAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS *

Action Items To Improve Your Business

 

4:15 KEYNOTE

 

5:00 ELEVATION CELEBRATION

Grab a cocktail at the Biz Expo, and celebrate the pinnacle of South Sound business

 

6:00 ADJOURN

 

*choose one

EVENT PRICING

 

TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY CHAMBER MEMBERS

$149

NON-MEMBERS

$199

GROUP OF 5

$450

GROUP OF 10

$900

SPONSORS

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For more information on customizing a sponsorship package or details about the event, contact michellem@tacomachamber.org

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