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Virtual Small Business Resiliency Conference

Presented in partnership by the Florida SBDC Network and the Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

Join us for a no-cost, Virtual Small Business Resiliency Conference: Sustain the Pivot on May 18 – 19, 2021!

Presented in partnership by the Florida SBDC Network and the Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the Virtual Small Business Resiliency Conference is a no-cost event for Florida’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. The purpose of this virtual conference is to assist and provide resources for small businesses to #SustainThePivot most have endured due to the global pandemic, as well as highlight the expertise, knowledge, and available assistance the Florida SBDC Network and the Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio have to offer.

The network’s mission is to assist small businesses throughout the state during blue and dark sky days. This engaging conference will feature useful presentations with impactful tips that businesses can implement. There will be special keynote presentations during the conference. Emily Ley, CEO of Simplified, will provide a keynote presentation entitled, Pivots, Planning and Purpose: Thriving During Crisis and Uncertainty. During these presentations, attendees will learn additional skills and knowledge to help their business succeed despite difficult circumstances.

Emily Ley

CEO – Simplified

Emily Ley is the founder of Simplified®, a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, and Good Housekeeping. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show, as well as Small Business of the Year, Female Owned Business of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year by Studer Community Institute. Emily and her team collaborated with AT-A-GLANCE® to create gift and planning collections carried in Office Depot, Staples, Walmart, and Target. Emily is the author of national bestselling books Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy, A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living, and When Less Becomes More: Making Space for Slow, Simple, and Good and Growing Boldly: Dare to Build a Life You Love (releasing February, 2021). Now, as an author, entrepreneur, wife and mother to three, Emily lives in Pensacola, Florida, with her husband, Bryan, and their son Brady and twins, Tyler and Caroline.

Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available to organizations interested in working together to create a better Florida for all by helping small businesses grow. Contact Bridget.LaCoste@FloridaSBDC.org.

For more information about this event, contact Allison Romer at Allison.Romer@FloridaSBDC.org.

Don’t miss out! Register today to secure your spot at the #SustainThePivot Conference.