2008 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Fair Michael C. Synn-Director of BCF  SCMBDC-September 23, 2008 Northwest, No...
BCF Capital-Our History <ul><li>Working Capital, Venture Capital, Advisory Services to MBE’s  </li></ul><ul><li>22 Years o...
BCF Capital-Advisory Services <ul><li>How to Work a Local Trade Show-You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>How to Write a Business Pl...
3 Stages “ Before” the Conference “ During” the Conference “ After” the Conference MBE Homerun-Corporate Bid List
Friday-October 24 Pack Up for 6 Working Days Away from the Office Time Change-East & West Coast Mental, Emotional, Physica...
Saturday-October 25 Exhibitor Set-up-8 a.m. Breakfast Meetings Lunch Meetings Dinner Meetings Industry Group Meetings Coun...
New Minimum Network Benchmarks <ul><li>Breakfast-10 Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions Morning & Lunch-10 Cards </li></ul><u...
Sunday-October 26 Las Vegas Convention Center Register for the Conference-8 a.m.  Different Color Tickets-Different Days C...
Monday-October 27 Breakfast-7.30 a.m. Trade Show-3 Hours-9:00 a.m. Lunch-12.30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Trade Show-4 Hours-2 p.m. 20...
Business Opportunity Fair <ul><li>Top 10-20-50 Corporations in the Morning </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Booth Numbers-Plot ...
1 Minute Commercial-Wal-Mart <ul><li>Supplier Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Electroni...
Tuesday-October 28  Breakfast-7.30 a.m.  Seminars in the Morning Lunch-12.45 p.m. Seminars in the Afternoon Dinner on your...
Wednesday-Oct. 29 Breakfast-7.30 a.m. Seminars in the Morning BCF Awards Luncheon-12.45 p.m. Seminars in the Afternoon Ban...
Thursday-October 30 Hotel Check Out Come Home “ After” the Trade Show A-15, B-25, C-35
Friendly Reminders <ul><li>Stay Away from TIME BANDITS!!! </li></ul><ul><li>What Goes on in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas…N...
MBOD 2009-February 17, 2009 <ul><li>How to Do Business in the High-Tech Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li...
Contact Information <ul><li>Michael C. Synn </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Sales </li></ul><ul><li>BCF Capital </li></ul><u...
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Effectively working the NMSDC 2008 Conference & Business Opportunity Fair

  1. 1. 2008 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Fair Michael C. Synn-Director of BCF SCMBDC-September 23, 2008 Northwest, Northern CA, Southern CA, San Diego, Denver
  2. 2. BCF Capital-Our History <ul><li>Working Capital, Venture Capital, Advisory Services to MBE’s </li></ul><ul><li>22 Years of Service </li></ul><ul><li>$250 Million in Working Capital-850 MBE’s </li></ul><ul><li>Certified MBE-39 Councils </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Tier or 2 nd Tier with Corporate Member </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Bank Lender-East West Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 75%-Up to $1,150,000 </li></ul>
  3. 3. BCF Capital-Advisory Services <ul><li>How to Work a Local Trade Show-You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>How to Write a Business Plan-You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>NMSDC Conference in Las Vegas-You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>How to Do Business In China </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances </li></ul><ul><li>For 2009-Social Networks-FaceBook, MySpace, Linkedin </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3 Stages “ Before” the Conference “ During” the Conference “ After” the Conference MBE Homerun-Corporate Bid List
  5. 5. Friday-October 24 Pack Up for 6 Working Days Away from the Office Time Change-East & West Coast Mental, Emotional, Physical Cost Stay at Host Hotel Remind Yourself-Pace Yourself
  6. 6. Saturday-October 25 Exhibitor Set-up-8 a.m. Breakfast Meetings Lunch Meetings Dinner Meetings Industry Group Meetings Council President’s Meetings Registration-12 Noon
  7. 7. New Minimum Network Benchmarks <ul><li>Breakfast-10 Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions Morning & Lunch-10 Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch-10 Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions Lunch & Dinner-10 Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner/Evening-25 Cards </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sunday-October 26 Las Vegas Convention Center Register for the Conference-8 a.m. Different Color Tickets-Different Days Corporate Booth Set-up-8 a.m. Industry Group Meetings “ Main” Evening Reception-Palms-7 p.m.
  9. 9. Monday-October 27 Breakfast-7.30 a.m. Trade Show-3 Hours-9:00 a.m. Lunch-12.30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Trade Show-4 Hours-2 p.m. 2007 Master List-NMSDC Website Business Attire-Walking Shoes Party @ Night-8 p.m.-Tao @ Venetian
  10. 10. Business Opportunity Fair <ul><li>Top 10-20-50 Corporations in the Morning </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Booth Numbers-Plot it Out </li></ul><ul><li>Bring 500 Business Cards-15 Basic Materials-Corporations Don’t Want It </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Booth Crowded-Bust and Move </li></ul><ul><li>1 Minute Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Grab the Corporate Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>2 on 1 </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1 Minute Commercial-Wal-Mart <ul><li>Supplier Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Data Interchange </li></ul><ul><li>Lead-Time Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance Through Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Knowledge and Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Timely Shipping </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Security Source Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Equal Opportunity Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Standards Program </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tuesday-October 28 Breakfast-7.30 a.m. Seminars in the Morning Lunch-12.45 p.m. Seminars in the Afternoon Dinner on your Own Private Company Parties @ Night
  13. 13. Wednesday-Oct. 29 Breakfast-7.30 a.m. Seminars in the Morning BCF Awards Luncheon-12.45 p.m. Seminars in the Afternoon Banquet Reception-6:00 p.m. Awards Dinner-Black tie-7:00 p.m. Farewell Reception-9:30 p.m.
  14. 14. Thursday-October 30 Hotel Check Out Come Home “ After” the Trade Show A-15, B-25, C-35
  15. 15. Friendly Reminders <ul><li>Stay Away from TIME BANDITS!!! </li></ul><ul><li>What Goes on in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas…No Gossip-No Drama!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Someone is always watching…MBE’s Personal Conduct. </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Up vs. Dress Down. </li></ul><ul><li>MBE/Corporations from your Council. </li></ul><ul><li>Save your Voice. Music is loud. </li></ul><ul><li>Feel/Thoughts/Actions. </li></ul><ul><li>Have Fun. </li></ul>
  16. 16. MBOD 2009-February 17, 2009 <ul><li>How to Do Business in the High-Tech Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco </li></ul><ul><li>HP </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle </li></ul>
  17. 17. Contact Information <ul><li>Michael C. Synn </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Sales </li></ul><ul><li>BCF Capital </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phone-310-261-8832 </li></ul>

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