MAKING A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE!
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2006 Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, Iowa
TheNinth Annual Entrepreneurship Day offers a blend of speakers and panelists on current topics and issues.
2013 Entrepreneurship Day Speakers: Tana Goertz (Entrepreneur & Author), Kathryn Dickel (Owner, MIDWESTIX), Paul Rottenberg (President, Orchestrate Hospitality), Vada Grantham (Chair, Entrepreneurship Program), Doug Mitchell (CEO, Scale Faster), & David Gion (CEO, Canvis, LLC)
DMACC Entrepreneurship Chair Vada Grantham presents keynote speaker Tana Goertz with a thank you award for speaking at the 9th annual Entrepreneurship Day at DMACC.
Entrepreneurship Day is Free
BUILDING 6 AUDITORIUM
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Rob Denson, President DMACC
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Overview of Entrepreneurship Day & Introduction of Keynote Speaker & Panelists
Chair, Entrepreneurship Program
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Speaker, Tana Goertz, Internationally-recognized entrepreneur, speaker, radio host & author
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (10:30 a.m.INTERMISSION)
Speakers & Panelists
(Business Executives, Innovation, Social Network, Technology, and Industry Trends)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Questions & Answers Session Panelists
Overview & Closing Remarks
Vada Grantham, Moderator
With over 200 attendees at the Entrepreneurship Day Conferences, this is an excellent opportunity for High Schools, Colleges, and the Business Community to be informed, entertained and inspired!
Entrepreneur & Author
Tana attracted national attention when she appeared on NBC's "The Apprentice" with Donald Trump. She is also known as a finalist in another hit reality show "Fear Factor",
as well as the spokesperson for The Bedazzler and other products.
Today Tana is seizing opportunities and sharing her tips on how to succeed in business and in life as an accomplished professional speaker who educates, motivates, and inspires people to take immediate action through her highly energetic presentations.
CEO Canvis LLC
A self-described serial entrepreneur, David has launched four businesses over the past two decades. One experience included taking a napkin sketch and making it a reality in about 9 months -helping the company be sold for over $200 million dollars.
His latest venture is Canvis LLC, a software development company specializing in construction management applications.
Kathryn Dickel and her partner Heather Hansen have been a part of growing creative communities for nearly 13 years. While still in their mid-20s they started Swaelu Media,
a marketing and web development company in 2000.
Realizing that their hometown, Des Moines, Iowa needed a serious cultural renaissance and the world, in general, needed a ticketing company that didn't suck, they applied
their creative and technological resources to found IowaTIX, now known as MIDWESTIX.
MIDWESTIX is now a leader in providing a full service ticketing solution to clients big and small across the upper Midwest.
President, Orchestrate Hospitality
In 2001, Paul started Orchestrate Hospitality, a hospitality management and development company. Since starting Orchestrate, Rottenberg has developed and is a partner in Centro Restaurant; Django Restaurant; Zombie Burger + Drink Lab; Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale; Gateway Market and Cafe; and Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Altoona.
He has served on various boards and leadership committees and is currently on the Executive board of the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
CEO, Scale Faster
Doug is a technology entrepreneur with a history of startup and growth stage leadership roles dating back to 1999. After moving to Iowa from California in 2005,
Doug started his own virtual marketing company (www.createwowmarketing.com) which he sold in 2010.
Doug is currently the CEO of Scale Faster (a cloud computing company).
We look forward to seeing all of you at this informative, entertaining, and educational Entrepreneurship Day Conference. If you have questions, please contact the conference facilitator:
Conference Facilitator/Chair, Entrepreneurship Program
Des Moines Area Community College
Buidling 8, Room 19A
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, Iowa 50023