September 19, 2019

2-7 p.m.

Paikka Event Venue

St. Paul, Minnesota

About The Minnesota Women’s Small Business Expo

We’ve had enough of business as usual. It’s time for us to take our place at the top. To do that, we need the right resources, insights, and network. That’s why we put together the Minnesota Women’s Small Business Expo. This year, we’re featuring a keynote talk by Three-time Bestselling Author, Award winning Entrepreneur and Sales Expert– Ursula Mentjes. She’ll also be around for a book signing of her latest book, The Belief Zone. And, of course, we have other amazing speakers and valuable resources to help you to run and grow your business, plus lots of networking and fun.

Access to resources, products, and advice

We have thoughtfully selected the people participating in the Minnesota Women’s Small Business Expo to be valuable and useful connections for you. We have top quality providers who work with small businesses and provide great value in the products and services they represent, and are friendly to work with, too!

Expert Guest Speakers

We have seven business experts lined up to speak on topics that will help you run and grow your business, be your best self, and handle it all with grace.

Network with other women business owners

There’s nothing better than connecting with like minded women who get your world. We’ve created the space for you to make those connections to expand your network and grow your business. Who knows – you just might find your next great vendor, client, or friend there.

Featured Talks & Speakers

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Keynote – Ursula Mentjes

The Belief Zone – A Blueprint for Making More Money, Giving Back to the Organizations You Care About, and Living an Authentic Life

Three-time Bestselling Author, Award winning Entrepreneur and Sales Expert

Three-time Bestselling Author, Award winning Entrepreneur and Sales Expert– Ursula Mentjes (menches—rhymes with benches)–will transform the way you think about selling so you can reach your goals with less anxiety and less effort! The Founder of Sales Coach Now as well as an inspirational speaker, author of Selling with Intention, Selling with Synchronicity and One Great Goal– Ursula specializes in Neuro-Linguistic Programming to help clients double and triple their sales in as little as 30 days.  Honing her skills at an international technical training company, where she began her career in 1996, Ursula increased sales by 90% in just one year!

In 2001, when the company’s annual run was in the tens of millions, Ursula advanced to the position of President at just 27 years old.  Sales guru Brian Tracy endorsed her best-selling and award-winning book Selling with Intention saying, “This powerful, practical book shows you how to connect with customers by fully understanding the sales process from the inside out. It really works!” Ursula is recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards for her work from two Presidents of the United States of America, both political parties.  Also the Small Business Administration’s Women in Business Champion Award, Willow Tree’s Extraordinary Example and Extraordinary Entrepreneur, National PDP’s Business Woman of the Year and Extraordinary Speaker of the Year.  Her Podcast, Double Your Sales NOW, is being downloaded in 52 countries and is experiencing double-digit growth. And, Ursula’s new book, The Belief Zone, was just released and reached Amazon best-selling status and received two Beverly Hills Book Awards.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Roxanne Sullivan

Certified Life Mastery Consultant, Dream Builder Coach, and the founder of Living My Dream Life LLC

The Vision Workshop: 3 Keys to Accelerating Your Results

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Katherine Knoploh

Holistic Health Coach and founder of Inspired Vitality LLC

Facing Fear; In Life & In Business

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Cathy Paper

Founder of RockPaperStar

Networking for Impact, Building Relationship Currency

4:00 – 4:30 PM

Robert Ward

Founder and CEO of Oaks Financial Services, LLC

Keeping the Benefits of Your Hard Work – Achieving a Tax Free Retirement

4:30 – 5:00 PM

Barbara Churchill

Barbara Churchill Coaching & Consulting

Ditch the Doubt; Claim Your Confidence

6:00 – 6:30 PM

Kimberly Hanlon

Business Attorney, Author, Entrepreneur, and co-founder of Lucere Legal, LLC

The Five Essential Legal Protections for Your Business

6:30 – 7:00 PM

Les Hill

Ziglar ZLC Certified Coach & Trainer and Founder of Les is More Coaching

A Communication Mindset

About the Venue

Paikka Event Venue

Paikka is a modern, industrial event venue in the heart of the Twin Cities.

550 Vandalia Street, #165, St. Paul, MN 55114

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