Call-for-Speakers Now Open!
The 2013 Small Business Convention is the premier event for small business professionals in the Midwest. The Convention will take place on October 24-25, 2013 at Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio.
Proposals are now being accepted for Convention workshops (60 minutes). Keynote speakers have already been selected. No previously presented proposals will be accepted.
To submit a proposal, please visit www.COSEspeaker.com.
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Application Deadline: All proposals must be submitted by Friday, May 10, 2013.
Selection of speakers with corresponding workshops will be announced by Friday, May 31, 2013. All notifications will be sent via email by 5:00 p.m.
The 2013 Small Business Convention Task Team has developed a list of predetermined workshop topics to be presented at the Convention. While you are strongly encouraged to select a predetermined topic, you may submit your own topic within the “other” category.
To view the list of predetermined workshop topics, please visit: 2013 Small Business Convention Workshops.
Prior to beginning your application, please note the following materials are required for consideration:
-- Workshop title
-- Workshop description (75-100 words max)
-- 3-5 Learning objectives
-- Brief, three- to five-minute video clip which showcases your speaking style (Video Upload)
-- 150-word bio
-- Description of your expertise
-- Professional headshot (Image Upload)
-- Three references which may be contacted
-- Optional: Additional uploads for consideration (Document Uploads)
You may submit multiple proposals; however, you may only be selected to present one workshop.
For questions or additional information, please contact Cathy Bajic, Event and Program Coordinator for COSE, at (216) 592-2207 or email@example.com.