Louisville Local Business Expo
It's All About YOU!
Scattered throughout the event, these "quick learns" will offer brief (ie. 10-15 minutes) one-on-one consultations so attendees can quickly get some personalized, hands on knowledge from experts. You are encouraged to bring your laptop and materials from your business to work on.
>Balancing Your Life in 2020
We have work, home, and a personal life to manage… How can you find more balance for these and other life areas on a consistent basis? Join veteran Life Coach Jennifer for on the spot coaching around life balance, or any other area that you want clarity for 2020. (with Jennifer Blair, Excavive Coaching & Consulting)
>DIY Tips for Videos
Videos have become an important part of marketing any business - from Facebook Lives to YouTube to your website and general promotions. Some really need a professional to handle, but some are perfect for you to produce yourself. Get advice and tips from a professional producer with over 10 years’ experience. (with Tori Thompson, Bellwether Collective)
>How To Get The Most Out Of Facebook In 2020
Despite the ever-growing world of social media, Facebook still reigns as king. The platform accounts for one in every five minutes spent online (sproutsocial.com). So how can your business make the most out of Facebook in 2020? From Stories to Lives, Lauren Hendricks of a+h marketing will share tips for getting the most out of your Facebook presence in 2020 in this LIBA Expo Quick Learn! (with Lauren Hendricks, a+h advertising)
>HR How To's
Get HR answers! Some that are often heard: How much should I pay? What should I do to stay competitive if I can’t afford to offer benefits? What paperwork is legally required for each employee? Is it mandatory that I post labor posters? I heard it’s illegal to give bad references, is that true? Do I need Workers Comp? Find out about these, or your own questions! (with Shaun Spencer, Trimen Solutions)
>Inspired Life & Leadership Coaching for 2020
Do you want to lead a more integrated, balanced life? Do you want to excel as an effective leader in your work? Do you need to learn how to communicate more clearly, powerfully and authentically? Perhaps you want to find your next passion or find more joy in your current role? Maybe you want to cultivate better relationships? Join veteran Life & Leadership Coach Jennifer Blair for a quick infusion of inspired coaching as she shares her wisdom and tools to empower you for 2020. (with Jennifer Blair, Excavive Coaching & Consulting)
>Maximize Your LIBA Membership
You may be considering a membership, or new to LIBA, or a member for years. Anyone can benefit from spending 10 minutes with our Membership Engagement Director to talk about your unique business and how to best use your membership benefits. (with Leslie Spanyer, LIBA)
>Put Your Best Yelp! Forward
Review your business' Yelp page with Yelp Louisville's senior community director, and get suggestions on the free changes you can make to your page to put your best foot forward and gain new customers. Also chat about Yelp events and how your business can take part. (with Emily Hagedorn, Yelp! Louisville)
>Should I Get Certified? How to's for women, minority, veterans, disabled, and disadvantage (hubzone) owners.
Would a diverse business certification benefit my business? Find out more about what a certification means. Vanessa is well versed in the process and can explain any documents needed (and if they are necessary/required). (with Vanessa Pennoyer, Go2Girl)
Your website is an incredibly important tool that’s central to a successful business. Get a website expert’s feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of your website so you can maximize this channel. (withClark Absher, Hatfield Media)
SHOP SMALL TOTE BAGS
FUN, FESTIVAL ATMOSPHERE
WIN GREAT PRIZES
We'll also have booth visit game, Gold Stars and High Fives, with the Localist Package for our grand prize!
Be sure to stop by these booths to register to win more amazing prizes:
We have all become more aware of the reasons to buy local – and they apply just as much to our business purchases as our personal ones. This event will give attendees the chance to ‘walk the talk’ and find quality, local vendors for their business purchases.
After all, a market shift of just 10% to local independent businesses would retain an additional $416 million in our regional economy, which helps all of our businesses!
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!
Other exhibitors include: 1Source HCMS, 43 Industries, Alarm-1 Integrated Services, Art Ferrier Creative Photography, Belmar Flower Shop, Better Business Bureau, BK Royston Book Publishing, Byrne Insurance Group, Class Act Federal Credit Union, Commonwealth Bank and Trust, CorpEx, Don't Drop the Mic Karaoke, Eclipse Bank, EM Global Group, Fit Money CPA, Frank Kurowski, DDS, PSC, Glaser's Collision Centers, Greenway Shredding, Harbor House of Louisville, HelloSpoke, Humana, JCC of Louisville, JFCS-Navigate Enterprise Center, Louisville Family Fun, Louisville Forward, Louisville Label, Louisville Professional Apparel, Louisville Small Business Development Center, Louisville Water Company, Lowe Chiropractic & Wellness, Namaste Nail Sanctuary, Old Louisville Candy Kitchen, Park Community Credit Union, Paws with Purpose, Skye Chiropractic, Snookie's Kookies, Story Labs, Sunergos Coffee, Tailspin, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, VeriCorp, Walker Flags Since 1960, WorkThrive