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Survive and Thrive Summit

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Smart Hustle presents the 4th Survive and Thrive Summit hosted by Ramon Ray


If you’re looking for “straight talk”, practical tips and inspiration, the Survive and Thrive Summit is for you!

Join Ramon and YOUR speakers as they help you unpack what YOU need to know to GROW YOUR SOLO BUSINESS.

Ramon has started four companies and sold two of them. He’s the IN-DEMAND expert on small business success and founder of Smart Hustle Media.

  • 5 HOUR Experience all LIVE.

  • Never boring.

  • Always informative.

  • Curated to give you the PERFECT experience.

The Survive and Thrive Summit brings together leading brands, experts and entrepreneurs to help business owners innovate and think differently!

Challenging times have been a part of the entrepreneurial journey and they will always be a part of the hustle – The Smart Hustle – of business success. 

Each time, we must support each other, face our fears and encourage each other not only to survive, but THRIVE.

 1:00pm Welcome
Ramon Ray
1:15pm Growing Solo: Key Principles for Growing Your Solo Business
Ramon Ray
1:45pm Customer Retention: The Secret to Growth
Grant Freeman
2:00pm How I Did It: Building Our Brands Through Positivity & Great Personality
Amilya Antonetti
2:30pm Break
2:35pm Are You In Alignment – Marketing and Business Strategy
Brad Caldwell
2:55pm Million Dollar Women – Here’s Their Success Tips
Julia Pimsleur
3:15pm Grow with Kindness – Be a Decent Human and Take Your Business to the Next Level
Scott Simons & Brian Hess
3:45 pm Grit: How Persistence and Resiliency are the Keys to Success
Isaac Brown
4:05pm Top 10 Tips for Marketing Your Solo Business
Sara McCord
4:25pm Break
4:30pm Social Media Tips for 2022
Nate Forrest
4:50pm Why A Great Start Is So Important – The Power of Motivation, Education and Inspiration
Glenn Lundy
5:40pm Closing
Ramon Ray


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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.