2014 SOHO|SME BUSINESS EXPO…::: Vancouver October 30th at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Grand Ballroom:::…Win some great prizes including TV’s, tablets, Canucks tickets, Canucks Jersey, and more! PLEASE REGISTER FOR YOUR COMPLIMENTARY VIP PASS USING PROMO CODE: ANGELONE GREAT DAY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Join 1000’s of business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing executives to inspire, motivate and drive your business success. Keynote panel sessions featuring industry experts and thought leaders, interactive exhibits and displays, free one-on-one expert advice at Coach’s Corner, business skills competitions, live demos, great networking, prizes and more.

Enter promo code angel when you pre-register online for your FREE day pass.

Please pre-register for your FREE DAY PASS and VIP TICKET to the SOHO|SME After-Party by Thursday, October 24.

Your After-Party ticket includes complimentary drinks, delicious appetizers, entertainment and amazing networking!

SOHO Business Group is pleased to invite you to attend the 17th Annual SOHO|SME Business Expo to celebrate and support Small Business Month. Pre-register for the SOHO|SME Expo with the unique promo code: angel. This will provide you with a FREE DAY PASS (save $50 at the door) and also a $20 discount to attend the After-Party.

Use promo code ANGEL for event details and how to register
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:Business owners professionals, sale/ marketing profesionals, executives, entrepreneurs, industry groups and experts who have a passion to succeed, a desire to learn & grow, and love to meet, mingle and interact with like-minded business people.

If you have a PROMO CODE (ANGEL) the discount will be applied on the next page once your click “CHECKOUT”.

For all ticket holders – Please print out or show via mobile device your ticket, along with 2 pieces of ID, to the Main Registration desk to check-in for the event and receive your access pass.


In its 17th year, the SOHO|SME is recognized as the premier event during Small Business Week/Month. At this years conference, attendees will learn how to overcome the top three challenges businesses face today: generating sales, marketing/branding, and cash flow/money.

2014 features a new, exciting and fresh program focused on:

1. Learning from industry leaders and experts in the areas of marketing, sales, money and media
2. Overcoming everyday business challenges to grow your business
3. Keeping connected to the latest trends, technology, and marketing opportunities and
4. Gain exclusive access to products, services, tools and resources for your business
5. Amazing networking with like-minded entrepreneurs, industry leaders and business marketers to build relationships and grow your business network.
The SOHO|SME is the #1 business-to-business marketing event to motivate, inspire and drive business success – interactive, engaging and fun!

SOHO|SME Super Meetup (8:15am-9:15am):

Special Online Rate $20 or $35 at the Door. Join us as we kick start the morning with a celebration and gathering of entrepreneurs, business owners, and marketing professionals. Engage with some of the most influential people in the industry. Share ideas and connect.

Main Conference & Tradeshow (9:30am-4:30pm):

Special Online Rate $20 or $35 at the Door. Check out our star line-up of expert speakers, entrepreneurs and presenters. Event highlights include entrepreneur spotlights with Q&A, keynote sessions, coaches corner, workshops, exhibits & displays, amazing networking, prizes, giveaways and more…

SOHO|SME After Party (5:30pm-8:30pm):

Special Online Rate $59 or $69 at the Door. After a great days work, its time to celebrate. Lets build on those connections you made at the event, share a laugh and a drink. Location to be announced.

WORKSHOP – Customer Loyalty (4:00pm-5:00pm):

Presenter: Luke Aulin, CEO, RTOWN

70% of customers are more likely to choose retailers that reward them. A loyalty program may be the key to unlocking your customers loyalty.
Loyalty programs enable companies to attract, acquire, and retain customers. But coming up with new and interesting loyalty program ideas sure can be challenging.

Take the guesswork out of your loyalty rewards planning and start using a successful strategy that is custom made for your audience.

Tips for creating a captivating loyalty program
Best practices for implementation
Advice on how to market your rewards program
Industry-specific ideas
Tools to measure the effectiveness of your loyalty program

NOTE: Maximum of 50 seats available. Workshop will be filled on first come first serve basis. Get there early to secure your spot.

WORKSHOP – Intellectual Property (4:00pm-5:00pm):

Good Ideas are the Backbone of Any Successful BusinessIf Protected

10 Tips to Avoid the Most Commonly Made Mistakes in Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Presenter: Loren Mallett, Partner and Group Leader, IntellectualProperty and Technology, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Copyright piracy, trademark counterfeiting, and patent infringement havebecome significant problems in the business community in general, includingsmall businesses. Dont let your great idea orproduct get in the hands of another person or business. Intellectual Propertyprotection includes patents, trademarks, copyright, technology licensing andtransfer, industrial designs, computer and internet and tradesecrets. Legal expert Loren Mallett will share with you 10 important tipson making sure your idea or inventions are protected. Tap into hisexpertise and come prepared with your questions!

Overview on what to protect: Patents, trademarks, copyright,technology licensing and transfer, industrial designs, computer and internetand trade secrets
How to protect your intellectual property, what I need to do and why doI need to
How do you know what creative work, ideas and/or inventions belongs toyou
How to protect trademarks and avoid unnecessary disputes
plus bring your questions and tap into Lorens expertise and knowledge!
NOTE: Maximum of 50 seats available. Workshop will be filled on first come first serve basis. Get there early to secure your spot.

WORKSHOP – LinkedIn (4:00pm-5:00pm):

How To Generate More Business From LinkedIn

Presenter: Melonie Dodaro, Author of the #1 International Bestseller The LinkedIn Code, Founder, Top Dog Social Media

With over 300 million professionals using LinkedIn many are discovering they can quickly pan this goldmine for ideal clients. In this presentation Melonie shares her 3-step formula to laying the foundation for success with LinkedIn. Practical and relevant, this presentation reveals an ABC formula to create a LinkedIn profile and lead generation plan to attract more leads, prospects and clients.


The #1 thing you MUST do with your profile before you start inviting new people to connect with you on LinkedIn
How to get found at the top of the LinkedIn search results and have ideal clients find you
The biggest (and easiest to fix) secret for standing out on the LinkedIn network
4-steps to turning a LinkedIn connection into a new client

NOTE: Maximum of 50 seats available. Workshop will be filled on first come first serve basis. Get there early to secure your spot.

We look forward to seeing you there!


1. Go to: Click on REGISTER

2. Enter promo-code ‘ANGEL’ when prompted to attend the day for FREE!

3. Want to attend the SOHO SME After Party? Save $20 with your promo-code.


8:00am – 9:15am
SOHOSME Super Meetup
Kick off the morning with some great networking!
FREE with promo code

9:30am – 4:30pm
Main Conference & Tradeshow
Keynote Sessions, exhibits and displays, free coaching, skills competition, live demos, prizes and more
FREE with promo code

5:30pm – 8:30pm
The SOHOSME After Party
A networking party you do not want to miss!
Includes passed around delicious appetizers and complimentary drink
SAVE $20 with promo code

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