Tulsa Small BusinessSummit & Awards

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills


The Small Business Summit & Awards Luncheon is the region's premier small business event. The summit features national speakers and local business experts and draws more than 500 attendees. The event also includes an annual awards presentation that honors northeast Oklahoma’s outstanding small business owners and their companies.

Keynote Speakers

Kimberly Hicks
vice president of digital media, Disney Channels Worldwide
Sasha A. Martin 
award-winning writer and blogger  

Breakout sessions 

What's Not to Like?: How to Give Less to People Pleasing, Office Politics, and Worrying What Others Think of You
Dr. Meg Myers Morgan - author, keynote speaker, college educator and executive coach

Appetite for Destruction: Creativity in the Wrong Hands
Shawn Kruggel & Winston Peraza - Cubic Creative

Creating a Winning Customer Experience
David Chen - Chick-fil-A at Southroads Shopping Center
DJ Patterson - EcoGreen Mobile Detailing

Keeping Cool When the Confrontation is Hot
Kelli McLoud-Schingen - KMS Intercultural Consulting

Oklahoma Employer Hot Topics
Brian Martin - LUXA Enterprises
Kathy Neal - McAfee & Taft

Click here to see the full breakout session descriptions.


7:30 a.m. - Morning keynote
8:30-11:45 a.m. - Breakout sessions
Noon - Lunch keynote and awards ceremony 


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