POWERCLEAN 2021 GUEST SPEAKERS:


TED MA

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 – 4:15pm to 5:30pm

Hyatt-Regency – Celestin E – 3rd Floor

“Multiply Your Influence: How to Be the Leader People Want to Follow”

When you think about the most impactful leader you have worked with, what do you remember about them? Chances are, you remember the way they made you feel. The best leaders use the power of their example and invest in relationships to earn higher levels of influence. This program explores 3 strategies you can use to become the leader that people follow by choice, not by necessity.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The critical skill that most leaders overlook and how you can apply it to increase engagement and productivity
  • How to increase your influence and impact
  • The 4-step process you can use to develop new leaders
  • Why employees quit their job and how to get them to stay

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Ted Ma is an international keynote speaker, author, and leadership expert who works with organizations to develop their next generation of leaders so they won’t lose their best employees. He was named one of the top 100 keynote speakers of 2019 by Databird Business Journal. He believes that increasing retention, engagement, and sales begins with building tomorrow’s leaders today.

As a millennial, Ted has been leading teams and developing leaders for over 17 years. Unlike many leadership experts, he built an international sales team from 0 to over 6,000 independent agents and reached the top 1% in that company.

Ted has been featured in publications including USA Today, Inc, Kiplinger, and the New York Times. He has delivered over 1,000 presentations to audiences as large as 10,000 and has shared the stage with speakers like John Maxwell, Jack Canfield, and Mel Robbins. He is a member of the National Speakers Association, the Global Speakers Federation, and Toastmasters International.

When he’s not traveling the world speaking, you may find Ted hiking, cheering on the San Francisco 49ers, or ordering complicated coffee drinks.


 

DAVID AVRIN

Saturday, September 11th, 2021 – 8:00am to 8:45 am

Hyatt-Regency – Celestin E – 3rd Floor

Your Customers Are Changing! Are You?
How to Future-Proof Your Business and Win in a Remarkable New World!

In the most competitive business environment in modern history, the winners today are often those who are remarkably easy to do business with.  Being better tuned-in to the increasingly unique wants and needs of your customers and clients creates better experiences and increased loyalty.  In this eye-opening, high-content and very entertaining presentation, popular Customer Experience and Marketing expert David Avrin, CSP shines a light on the profound shift in customer expectation, while showing your team everyone’s role in eliminating barriers, engaging prospects and creating Customer Experiences worth sharing.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

David Avrin – President, The Visibility Coach

Castle Rock, Colorado

Biography 

One of the most in-demand Customer Experience and Marketing speakers in the world today, David Avrin, CSP has shared his content-rich, very entertaining and actionable presentations to enthusiastic audiences across North America and around the world including recent presentations in Singapore, Bangkok, Melbourne, Brisbane, Antwerp, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Mumbai, Sri Lanka, Abu Dhabi, Manila, Rotterdam, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, London, Johannesburg and Dubai. David helps organizations recognize, create and promote meaningful competitive advantages to dominate their categories in powerful and memorable ways.

David’s business insights have been featured on hundreds of broadcast media outlets and thousands of online and print publications around the world. He is also the author of three books including the acclaimed: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You!, Visibility Marketing, and his newest book: Why Customers Leave (and How to Win Them Back) was named by Forbes as one of the: 7 Business Books Entrepreneurs Need to Read.”  Available everywhere and coming soon in Spanish, Chinese and Russian and just released in India!


 

DR. BART A. BASI, Attorney/CPA

Friday, September 10th, 2021 – 11:15am to 12:00pm

Hyatt-Regency – Celestin E – 3rd Floor

OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW”

Subject: Business Succession Planning and the New Tax Laws

A discussion of the new tax laws and their impact on a company’s cash flow including legal structures for businesses and ways to minimize tax liabilities.

New tax laws are impacting businesses across the country as a result of the COVID_19 Pandemic. With these new laws, a new discussion on company structures must be had. This Session will focus on a discussion of the new tax laws and how they impact the cash flow of your business. In addition, Dr. Basi will discuss what corporate structures now work best in this new economy and what we might see in the future. Additionally, Dr. Basi will touch on topics such as IRS Code Section 1202 which allows an owner to sell their company and pay nothing in tax.
Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

• Understand the new tax laws and the impact they have on cash flow to a company
• Know which legal structure is right for their company
• Describe the alternatives for succession planning for the future of their company or Selling or transferring the Company; and;
• Become motivated to create a Business Succession Plan.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Dr. Basi is the current Senior Advisor to The Center for Financial, Legal & Tax Planning, Inc. He is an Attorney and CPA with a PHD in Economics. Dr. Basi is also one of the Tax Course Instructors for the Internal Revenue Service’s Annual Filing Season Program for Tax Return Preparers throughout the United States. Dr. Basi is admitted to practice in Illinois and New York is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court being sworn in to the highest court in the summer of 2015 in front of all 9 Supreme Court justices.

CHUCK VIOLAND

Friday, September 10th, 2021 – 9:00am to 9:45 am

Hyatt-Regency – Celestin E – 3rd Floor

5 Steps to Business Success”

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Chuck founded Violand Management Associates in 1987 with the objective of helping owners of restoration and cleaning companies build profitable businesses for their long-term professional and personal success. As an author and popular keynote speaker, Chuck is a respected authority on entrepreneurial small businesses, having spent over thirty years as both a business consultant and an executive coach.