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What you don’t know can hurt you. Halloween Special Network & Learn

October 31, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

What you don't know

 Network and Learn Halloween Special

Although we would like to claim that “not knowing” is a reason to be exempt, in business it just isn’t so. Join us for this special panel discussion with industry experts as we face the big unknowns in business and technology including legal, financial, cybersecurity and more…

Please wear your Halloween costume (if you have one, not a requirement) and come early to show it off and network with others, we plan to have a lot of fun with an assortment of door prizes for costume wearers! Our list of prize sponsors is in the works, stay tuned… Also, feel free to bring snacks or Halloween candy to share.

Our panel includes among others, Ronald Simon, MSHRM, SHRM-SCP, Human Capital Consultant from TriNet. He also holds a Senior HR Certification from the Society of Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) and his areas of expertise are human resources, employee relations, and employee benefits. Ron has worked in both the public and private sector and is currently a consultant for TriNet.

Ronald Simon

Ronald Simon, MSHRM, SHRM-SCP, Human Capital Consultant from TriNet. Ron has over 10 years of Human Resources experience with a Master’s degree in Human Resource Mgmt.


Doug Logan, CEO & Principal Consultant at Cyber Ninjas, will be on hand to discuss Cybersecurity horror stories and what businesses can do to shore up their deficiencies.

Doug Logan

CEO & Principal Consultant at Cyber Ninjas. They are a software security consulting company specializing in ethical hacking, security program development and training.

Scott Carvin of SEO Services Expert will describe how your online presence can take a turn for the worse and how you can recover via reputation management.

Scott Carvin

Scott Carvin is an expert SEO and Social Media marketer partnering and consulting with companies to drive SEO initiatives & develop key strategic deliverables.

And Peter Nealis of Taft Law Firm will relate how the legal arena can get messy for your business without taking the proper steps and what you can do about it.

Peter Nealis

Peter Nealis – Attorney at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Station 2 Innovation’s mission is “Building & Connecting the Community to Catalyze & Support Entrepreneur Growth” and is located in the historic firehouse at 912 7th Ave East in Bradenton. Don’t miss the business social before our event – network, learn and mingle with fellow professionals from Manatee & Sarasota counties and the surrounding areas along the Innovation Coast including Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Palmetto, and neighboring Hillsborough & Pinellas counties. Along with BarCamp Sarasota-Bradenton (our event partner), we feature informative and exciting events handpicked from the area’s best and brightest, all of which will propel your skills and businesses forward. You’ll learn fresh perspectives and about new innovations in technology, business, education, and more. With a great lineup of valuable speakers, you’ll feel like you’re earning an MBA in Entrepreneurialism and Small Business! Mark your calendar and be prepared at each session to learn new tools and tactics and arrive early for business networking opportunities.

Don’t miss our other upcoming events including our OneBlood Blood Drive Tues Nov 8th, 2016. Many more events can be seen at the online Station 2 Innovation Event Calendar:

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“What you don’t know can hurt you.” Special Halloween Event

Monday, Oct 31, 2016, 11:30 AM

Station 2 Innovation Center
912 7th Ave E Bradenton, FL

4 Entrepreneurs Attending

Although we would like to claim that “not knowing” is a reason to be exempt, in business it just isn’t so. Join us for this special panel discussion with industry experts as we face the big unknowns in legal, financial, cybersecurity and more…Participants will have an opportunity to raise other questions, and at the end of the talk, will walk aw…

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