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    Message from the Business Symposium Committee

    Thank you for joining us for the fourth annual Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business 2012 Business Symposium. The symposium registration includes a full day of meaningful and significant information and resources for local business owners and professionals. The symposium fee includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch and end of day networking reception. Symposium also includes unlimited downloadable resources and access to over 20 vendor tables.

    Business Symposium Format

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    8:00 to 8:45 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast & Networking
    Halpin Harrison Hall, Shenandoah University Main Campus

    9:00 to 9:15 a.m. - Welcome by Dr. W. Randy Boxx, Dean, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business
    Stimpson Auditorium, Halpin Harrison Hall

    9:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Keynote: Susan Solovic, CEO and Co-Founder of ItsYourBiz.com

    10:30 to 11:00 a.m. - Break

    11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Breakout Session 1
                                                   Brand You
                                                   Constant Contact
                                                   Creating Your Vision
                                                   Government Contracting
                                                   How to Become an Entrepreneur
    12:15 to 1:30 p.m. - Lunch/Resource Area Open/Networking (box lunch provided)

    1:30 to 2:45 p.m. - Keynote: Timothy Gannon, Co-Founder of Outback Steakhouse

    2:45 to 3:00 p.m. - Break

    3:00 to 4:15 p.m. - Breakout Session Two
                                     How to Become an Entrepreneur
                                     New Media Marketing
                                     Non-Profits Under Scrutiny
                                     Small Business Opportunity
                                     Transitioning from School

    4:15 to 5:00 p.m. - Reception

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