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Business Fundamentals Bootcamp

Chicago Southland

October 29, 2021

We are excited to announce the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp | Chicago Southland. The event will take place on October 29, 2021, at Elements Conference Center in Orland Park, IL.

As with our past Bootcamp events, we will be lining up an all-star cast of participants from the local business community as speakers and panelists. The Bootcamp Series is designed especially for CEOs and CXOs of growing businesses with a focus on the tactical and operational expertise needed to manage a growing business. Speakers will lead sessions focused on the functional areas of marketing, finance, law and human resources to attendees.

The theme of this event is “Bootcamp Toolbox: Lessons on Keeping Your Business Running and Thriving, and the event concludes with a networking reception for participants and presenters.


12:45 pm-1:15 pm: Registration
1:15 pm-1:30 pm: Opening Remarks
1:45 pm-2:30 pm: Breakout Session #1
Topic: Management & HR
Speaker: Beth Fahey, EOS Worldwide
Title: Getting a Grip on Your Business
Topic: Finance & Administration
Speaker: Laura Demke-Calixte, EPNA
Title: How Does Credit Card Processing Actually Work and What it Means to Your Bottom Line
Topic: Strategy & Marketing
Speaker: Craig Lyons, Sandler Training
Title: 30-Seconds in 30-Minutes
2:45 pm-3:30 pm: Breakout Session #2
Topic: Management & HR
Speaker: Gregory Eck, Beneficial Solutions
Title: When to Offer Benefits
Topic: Strategy & Marketing
Speaker: Jason McAllister, Paragon Tech
Title: TBD: IT
Topic: Strategy & Marketing
Speaker: Adrian Cardona-Tapia, A&B Consulting Group
Title: How to Gain Market Share in Your Industry
3:45 pm-4:30 pm: Breakout Session #3
Topic: Management & HR
Speaker: Bob McIntyre, Insperity
Title: Employee Engagement (Human Capital Management)
Topic: Finance & Administration
Speaker: Gabriel Chavez, NorthStar Wealth Group
Title: Planning Your Exit
Topic: Strategy & Marketing
Speaker: Jason Richmond, Anttix, Inc.
Title: New Legal Considerations for Websites
4:45 pm-5:45 pm: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Adam Czerwinski, Sidebar Insurance
Panelist: Beth Fahey, EOS Worldwide
Panelist: David Stolarek, PSM Partners LLC
Panelist: Butch Zemar, Elite Benefits of America
5:45 pm-7:00 pm Networking Reception


Our Regional Sponsors

Elite Benefits of America Logo
Gold Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Insperity Logo
Gold Sponsor
Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners Logo
Silver Sponsor


Elements Conference Center is located at 16235 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, IL  60467.


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