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Video Marketing

9:00 AM Mississippi Room

About Nick

Nick Niehaus is a serial entrepreneur, the CEO of Business Video School, the former host of the Bourbon Friday Show and a regular speaker in the marketing world. After helping thousands of small businesses create compelling video content through his video production business, Connect Video, Nick discovered a passion for teaching business owners how to communicate through video. From creative marketing content to streamlining internal operations, Nick finds innovative uses for this new form of communication. Through Business Video School, Nick coaches hundreds of professionals around the world to help them overcome the challenges of transitioning to video communication and marketing.

Learn why video is the future (and present) of marketing, PLUS 4 straightforward video strategies you should use!

This introductory training, presented by Business Video School Head Trainer, Nick Niehaus, is meant to help business owners start using video the right way, while avoiding the burnout and overwhelm many face when they first get started. Each strategy builds on the skills you’ll develop in previous steps. Plus, you’ll start with the easiest form of video to create that also happens to produce the fastest results! If you’ve been curious about the ways you should be using video or why it’s so effective, you should RSVP for this training!


Nick Niehaus

Connect Video

Video Marketing

Social Media Marketing

10:00 AM Mississippi Room

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Social Media Marketing

Story Marketing

11:00 AM Mississippi Room

About Tom

om Ruwitch is founder and CEO of Story Power Marketing. Professional service providers, consultants, and other experts hire Tom to transform their content from boring to brilliant, their creation process from frustrating to fun, and their results from pitiful to profitable.

Many dish out the same old “blah, blah, blah” content, wonder why their marketing flops, and then feel fed-up and stuck.

Story Power’s clients learn simple systems to break free from writer’s block and create story-powered content that captivates and inspires prospects to buy.

Prior to founding Story Power in 2020, Tom ran MarketVolt, an email service provider and marketing agency which he founded in 2001.

As the lead consultant at MarketVolt and now at Story Power Marketing, Tom has spent more than 20 years helping business leaders successfully navigate the marketing maze and land clients.


You can transform your emails, blog posts, and other content from boring and boring to brilliant so you captivate prospects and inspire them to buy.

Tom Ruwitch will show you how to:

  • Harness the power of storytelling to create and deliver captivating content.
  • Implement simple systems to generate countless content ideas so you NEVER suffer from writer’s block.
  • Inspire prospects to say, “Tell me more…” and “How do we get started?”

Successfully Marketing Your Business During Global Crises – Learn how to pivot your business opportunities  to fit the issues of the times. Currently, we are facing a pandemic and possible Global War with Russia. In this class you will learn how to market your business in spite of modern-day challenges


Tom Ruwitch

Story Power Marketing

Story Marketing

Public Relations

1:00 PM Mississippi Room

About Angelia

In January 2020, Eagle Productions was founded in Clayton, Missouri by Angelia D. Bills, M.S.W. Eagle is a full-service marketing firm that is dedicated to helping businesses to soar. Eagle’s specialties include Strategic Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Social Media Campaigns, Advertising and Brand Management. Since its inception, Eagle Productions has represented the Missouri Business Development Agency, AH! TV Network, Midwest BankCentre, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Annie Malone Children and Family Services, RiverBend Head Start, At Home Care, Places for People and Nourish Community STL.

Previously for 17 years, Bills served as Vice President of Communications for the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. In this capacity, she managed and directed communications, marketing, advertising and social media programs for the $23 million nonprofit agency. She also provided professional assistance to the President in the planning, design, development and management of strategic communications projects, speech writing and news columns.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Howard University, a Master of Social Work Degree, specializing in Social and Economic Development from Washington University-in-St. Louis and a Consortium for Leadership Development Certificate from Harris-Stowe State University.    

Class Offering : Successfully Marketing Your Business During Global Crises – 

Successfully Marketing Your Business After A Global Crisis

Learn how to pivot your business opportunities  to fit the issues of the times. Currently, we are facing a pandemic and possible Global War with Russia. In this class you will learn how to market your business in spite of modern-day challenges.


Angelia Bills

Eagle Productions

Talent Management

Web Marketing

2:00 PM Mississippi Room

About George

GW Slaughter is an entrepreneur, author and AIMS business coach  with laser focus on helping others accomplish their life,  entrepreneurial and sales goal. He served four years in the United States Army and is a Desert Storm Veteran. He has spent the better part of the last two decades building his businesses with a passion for seeing others grow alongside him. This approach has made him a master networker, trusted connector, and leader in his community. 

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George Slaughter

GW Slaughter The Entrepreneurs Coach

Web Marketing