Join us on September 26, 2024, at New England's premier entrepreneur conference in the lovely city of Worcester, MA. Attracting more than 500 entrepreneurs, small business owners and visionaries with their business ideas in hand - you are sure to be in good company. This full-day conference is designed to offer attendees inspiration, education, motivation, and connections that will enable them to propel their businesses forward. This will be achieved by providing the tools, expertise, and resources entrepreneurs need to make their ideas sustainable. Attendees will enjoy memorable keynotes and impactful workshops from expert speakers, inspiring words from thought leaders, and learn the secrets of success from real-life local entrepreneurs. They will also have access to make connections with a hand-picked community of local organizations, investors, and mentors that support the journey of entrepreneurship.
The main goal of the Self-Made Entrepreneur Conference is to give entrepreneurs like you the information and resources you need to take the next strategic step in your business. With that said, here is what your day will be full of...
Entrepreneurship is a journey and we know there are many levels along the way. With you in mind, we have created tracks to help you find sessions that align with your current needs.
You have an idea but need help getting it going.
One of the most struggling phases of entrepreneurship is when you have a brilliant idea but it is just stuck in your notebook with the hopes of becoming something one day. Well, that day has arrived and this track is going to give you the knowledge you need to bring your vision to life.
You're grinding but want to leave your 9-5.
Long days working and even longer nights trying to get your business to take off. We know, the struggle is real. This track will give you the tools you need to make your business more manageable as you learn how to grow it into a full-time business.
You are up and running but need more direction.
You have customers, products, services, inventory, and a huge to-do list. Oh, and lots of deadlines to meet. Now what? How do you get this business to scale and run efficiently? Maybe even add a team member or two. This track is perfect for you!
Attendees will have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the most creative, innovative, and successful business owners and professionals that support small business owners in New England.
Our lineup of expert mentors will be announced soon!
First come, first serve basis. Reservations are not required in advance to secure your session on the day of the conference. Simply visit the Micro-Mentoring Session area of the conference from 9AM - 3PM to score face-to-face time with various business experts.
Good question! They all come from very diverse backgrounds. You can expect assistance in marketing, finance, business planning, legal, and leadership.
Are you tired of using outdated or unprofessional photos on your website, social media, or other marketing materials? This convenient chance lets you score a new headshot for free. It is the perfect opportunity to update your image to create a stronger and more professional online presence.
Our professional photographer will be working with you to create a high-quality headshot that reflects your personality and brand that will help you stand out from the crowd. Having a professional headshot is essential in today's digital age, as it helps establish trust and credibility with potential clients and partners. A great headshot can make all the difference in getting that big contract or landing a new job. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your personal brand and create a lasting impression.
Headshots are free. Spaces are limited to attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Self-Made Live! is a dynamic and informative webinar series designed to empower small business owners with the knowledge and resources they need to succeed. Our weekly webinars feature real entrepreneurs and industry experts who share their insights, experiences, and strategies for success.
Each episode of Self-Made Live! is packed with valuable tools, tips, and education that small business owners can immediately apply to their businesses. Whether you're looking to start a new business or grow an existing one, our webinars provide the insights and inspiration you need to take your business to the next level.
Our fast-paced and fun Speed Networking sessions are perfect for attendees to get to know dozens of attendees at a time by pitching their business, services and exchanging business cards in a timely fashion.
Speed networking was a free opportunity to all attendees. Spaces are limited on a first-come, first-serve basis.
New England's Premier Arena & Convention Center
50 Foster Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608, United States
Tara Ostromecky, Makin' It Marketing
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