September 29


09:30 am - 01:00 pm

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Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

1003 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

Houston, TX, US, 77002

An immersive, action-packed morning of networking, panel discussions, and Q&As in Houston, Texas

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is a free learning program designed exclusively for small businesses. Filled with courses, events, and coaching sessions, it’s an easy way to power up your business, learn new skills, and meet other like-minded entrepreneurs. For more information, visit Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

The Verizon Small Business Digital Ready: Houston Summit is the perfect opportunity to mingle with your local small business community and learn something new.

Whether you’re a current Verizon Small Business Digital Ready member or simply a Houston-based entrepreneur, everyone is welcome!

You’ll also hear from different speakers and small business experts to deliver engaging and insightful talks and Q&As. Plus, learn more about all the resources available to SMBs in the Houston area.


9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Networking and Check-in

10:00AM – 10:15 AM – Welcome to Houston

Brandi Harleaux, Office of Business Opportunity Advisory Board, CEO, South Post Oak Recycling Center

10:15 AM – 10:50 AM – Local Houston Entrepreneurs Panel

Karina Liriano, Education and Engagement Director, The Association of Women’s Business Centers, Moderator

Nakia Vestal, CEO, DollMaker Lashes

Marvin Atkins, CEO, SuperVision

Kami Huyse, CEO, Zoetica Media

Jevon Wooden, Founder, Live Not Loathe

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM – Know Your Resources: Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

Katie Davis, Social Innovation Strategist, Verizon

Destiny Allen Mitchell, National Economic Development, LISC

11:05 AM – 11:15 AM – Break

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM – Scaling your Business through Building Capacity with Contracting

Bridget Ross, Vice President of Business Support, LiftFund

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM – Q & A / Ask me Anything

12:20 PM – 1:00 PM – Optional: Networking / Lunch will be provided

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