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Strategy Matters 2019: Innovation, Discovery & Ingenuity: Gaining a Proprietary Edge

Thursday, May 9 2019 8:15AM to 12:00PM

Sherre DeMao and Panelists
TechWorks Gaston 52A Ervin St Belmont, NC 28012

Strategy Matter Series 2019- Three Part Series held in May, June, and July 2019

Starting with:

"Innovation, Discovery & Ingenuity: Gaining a Proprietary Edge"

First in a three-part series to ignite growth in 2019 with proven best practices and thought-leading insights.

Followed by:

June 11,2019:     Money Myths & Magic: Managing & Funding Growth
July 31, 2019:     Small Tweaks for BIG Results!

Innovation, Discovery & Ingenuity: Gaining a Proprietary Edge

Date: Thurs, May 9, 2019

Location: TechWorks Gaston
52A Ervin St
Belmont, NC 28012

(Easy access from the Charlotte region.)

Parking: Free and easy parking.

Time: 8:15 am – Noon

: Register below or RSVP to terry@bigcouncil.com


Every business has the opportunity to differentiate and build enterprise value through proprietary holdings. Too many businesses, especially in certain industries, operate believing that innovation or ingenuity is only for tech or products companies. The reality is that technology is a driving force for all industries to embrace, and only scratches the surface to what can be done for a proprietary edge.

You will learn:
• Innovating through technology and beyond.
• Embracing trend getting vs. trend setting.
• Differentiating with nothing new, yet original.
• How to be faster, smarter, better, period.
• Data mining for proprietary insight.
• Turning intangibles into tangible assets.
• Leveraging processes, systems, and approaches.


This program will help you identify shifts your organization should make to enhance your current strategy. You will receive a model to analyze where your organization may be falling short, and where you need to begin shifting and focusing for sustainable organic growth.

Presenter & Panel Moderator:

Sherre' DeMao, CGS

Author, Me, Myself & Inc., 50 Marketing Secrets of Growth Companies in Down Economic Times, and The Profitability Quotient 


Robert Goulet, CEO, Saprex, LLC

Becky Loranger, CEO, Lakeside Project Solutions

Palash Desai, CEO, The Organic Maids

8:15 am - 9:00 am Registration and Networking- continental breakfast and coffee
9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks & Welcome  

9:15 am - 10:30 am Presentation by Sherre DeMao

10:30 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - Noon  Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

Program Cost:

BIG and TechWorks Members - Free

Guests: $50

TEA Members: $35 - please include TEA with your Company Name in Registration Form

Students: $15

Fee at the Door: $60

(You will be sent an invoice by BIG)

Discounted Pricing Available, if interested in attending all 3 events. 


Registration Required: Register below or RSVP to terry@bigcouncil.com

Dress Attire: Business casual

Thanks to our Strategy Matter Series Sponsors:

The Employers Association

Lavoie CPA

Bridgehouse Law

bizgrowth, inc.

TechWorks Gaston


Gaston Regional Chamber

Montcross Chamber