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Small Business Recovery Virtual Conference

Updated: Aug 10, 2021

Join the Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Tekie Geek for a Small Business Recovery Virtual Networking Event!

Wednesday, August 18th 2021

9:30am - 12:30pm

Hosted on REMO

This event will feature two panel discussions, covering marketing strategies & employee recruitment/retention tactics, along with multiple networking opportunities.


9:30am Networking

10:00am Introductions

10:15am Marketing Panel: Revisit & Revise Your Sales & Marketing Strategies

Join Brian Conaghan of Valpak & WixSpace and Curt Anderson of B2Btail to learn how to revisit and revise your current sales and marketing strategies. A lot has changed over the last year, and for many small business owners, so should the way you market your business! Take part in this session to stay ahead of the competition and reassess how you are promoting your product or service.

11:00am - 11:15am: Networking Intermission

11:15am Operations Panel: Employee Recruitment & Retention Tactics

Join Liz Lonergan and a special guest from the Watertown SBDC to learn more about employee recruitment and retention tactics. This discussion will include key items to building your business - such as company culture, communication, and leadership. Participate in this session to expand your toolkit to keep and attract employees.

12:00pm Closing Messages

Feel free to stay on and network until 1pm with attendees and participating resource partners!


The event platform will open up at 9:00am for you to explore the virtual event and begin networking.

To watch a tutorial on how to use the REMO platform, please click the link below for an overview by Tekie Geek.

*Please note that the platform does not work reliably on mobile devices or tablets, so please use your desktop computers or laptops.



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