New event helps business owners achieve their dreams

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New event helps business owners achieve their dreams

(April 18, 2014) – Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly announces a new business education conference aimed at decision makers for small to medium sized businesses and entrepreneurs. “Achieve Your Dreams – Advice for Making Your Business Ideas a Reality” will be held Thursday, May 15 from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Appleseed Room. Tickets are $20 and include a light breakfast and parking.

The morning event will start with a keynote address by popular national speaker, Shannon Kinney, who left a $200,000 a year job and a client list that included and to follow her passion, risk all of her savings and start her own business, Dream Local Digital. She will share her personal journey as a single mother working out of her garage and her step-by-step formula for business success.

Following the keynote address, local experts will educate attendees in attracting advisers, raising capital, insuring assets, legal protections, accounting for success, banking, and marketing your brand. Following the presentations, the local experts along with keynote speaker, Shannon Kinney, will join in a panel discussion. Afterwards attendees can meet one-on-one with each of the speakers to ask questions privately and visit information booths from area businesses.

“We are excited to bring this great educational opportunity to northeast Indiana,” said Terry Ward, COO for KPC Media Group, which publishes Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly. “Shannon Kinney’s story will energize business leaders and entrepreneurs and the caliber of local, well-respected experts we have gathered together to share their wisdom is quite impressive. KPC Media Group is proud to continue its tradition of providing educational opportunities to help our community grow stronger.”

For tickets visit or call (260) 426-2640 ext. 313.

Event sponsors are Indiana Wesleyan University, Keyflow Creative, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union.

For more information on sponsorships and information booth rentals contact Maryann Ulmer at 260-426-2640 ext. 324.


About Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly is a business journal covering the 12-county region surrounding Fort Wayne and is a publication of KPC Media Group Inc. with editorial and business offices in Kendallville, Auburn, Angola and Fort Wayne.

KPC Media Group has been locally owned since its founding in 1911. Along with the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, it publishes three daily newspapers, the Times Community Publications in Allen County, Family magazine and the Smart Shopper, along with phone books and real estate guides in northeast Indiana. The company also has commercial printing and direct-mail divisions and offers expanded digital services through Keyflow Creative.

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