#FBW Asheville & Waynesville 2022 #FBW Asheville & Waynesville 2022

Waynesville

Monday, April 18, 2022

- EDT
Waynesville Monday Kickoff & Social (in-person)
John Hornsby
John Hornsby
Hornsby Creative, Experiential Designer, #FBWAVL Organizer
Lorelei Garnes
Lorelei Garnes
WNC Social Media Buzz, Digital Marketing Expert

This ticket is good for our Monday 4/18 morning social event. This event is free but registration is required. This will start with a ribbon-cutting followed by networking on Haywood Community College's beautiful campus.

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

- EDT
How Freelancers Grow their Businesses (in-person) WVL
Ron Robinson
Ron Robinson
Land of Sky Advisors

In this keynote presentation, Ron will share his 4 magic steps to success.

Attendees will respond more effectively in their markets when working with their team, clients, and collaborators by:
Connecting effectively
Deliberating for more informed decisions
Inspiring for higher levels of performance
Creating for greater competitiveness 

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

- EDT
5 R's in Marketing Success (in-person) WVL
Lorelei Garnes
Lorelei Garnes
WNC Social Media Buzz, Digital Marketing Expert

Increase your brand awareness while being recognized in your industry as the expert.  Learn how you can achieve marketing success and create ambassadors for your Brand.  Reach Potential Consumers Everywhere! 

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

- EDT
Top 10 DIY Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (in-person) WVL
John Hornsby
John Hornsby
Hornsby Creative, Experiential Designer, #FBWAVL Organizer

Sometimes you don’t have the budget to hire a professional designer for every project. But you can invest in learning to up your own DIY design skills. A strategy-first approach to well-executed design principles is proven to drive more engagement and conversions. In this workshop, John will share the top DIY design mistakes he’s seen over the past 25 years in experience design and how to avoid them. 

We’ll touch on some of the free and low-cost DIY design solutions out there and more importantly how best to use them to get results. We’ll explore real-world examples of the best and the worst designs. Be prepared to walk away empowered to better position and market your offerings with effective design.

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session. 

- EDT
Effective Strategies to Create & Grow Consistent Freelance Income (in-person) WVL
Jen Aly
Jen Aly
Jen Aly Coaching

Is your business income less consistent than you'd like?

Does this have a negative impact on your motivation, focus, and capacity?

Are you ready to create a sustainable business with more organic momentum in your business?

Experience the powerful teachings from James Clear's book, Atomic Habits, combined with priceless money mindset shifts to help you make more money.

This workshop will give you effective strategies to create consistent income and grow your business:

You will:
-Learn the 3 most important weekly habits to grow your business
-Gain money mindset shifts to receive more income
-Understand the steps to create sustainability & momentum
-Discover holistic business tips to prevent burnout as you grow

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

Friday, April 22, 2022

- EDT
HCC SBC Fun & Failure Friday (in person) WVL
Lorelei Garnes
Lorelei Garnes
WNC Social Media Buzz, Digital Marketing Expert
John Hornsby
John Hornsby
Hornsby Creative, Experiential Designer, #FBWAVL Organizer
Ashley Swanger
Ashley Swanger
Haywood Community College, Small Business Center Director
Shannon Quinn
Shannon Quinn
Lake Junaluska, Director of Marketing and Communications
Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith
Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith
Mountain BizWorks, Craft Your Commerce Program Director

This collaboration with the Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will feature a panel sharing hard-learned lessons of leaning into failure and turning it into fun and opportunity. 

Join us as we explore the importance of fun and failure in business. We'll dig into how we can learn from mistakes and turn them into future success while keeping a sense of humor. 

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

- EDT
Closing Ceremony and After Party (in-person)
Frances Tacy
Frances Tacy
Franny's Farmacy & Franny's Farm

Our closing ceremony and afterparty will be held at Franny's Farm. All of our attendees from Asheville and Waynesville are invited to come together and network at this beautiful location. Special Guest Franny will be our closing speaker.

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session. This event is rain or shine. Indoor space is limited to 50 people. Bears BBQ Food Truck will be on site. Bring your own lawn chair, alternative food, and favorite beverages. We may even have a special musical guest.

Want to make a night or weekend of it? Consider booking one of their Airbnb cabins or campsite. They are sure to go quickly.