Nellie Akalp, author, speaker, small business expert
Nellie will discuss the importance of passion in entrepreneurship and the drive to make a difference. She covers the entire journey, from identifying one’s passion to launching a business. She inspires her audience to follow their dreams, while also giving them the right tools to make it happen.
A passionate entrepreneur herself, Akalp is committed to helping others take the reigns and dive into small business ownership. Through her public speaking, media appearances, and frequent blogging, she has developed a strong following within the small business community and has been honored as a Small Business Influencer Champion three years in a row. She is a regular columnist on Entrepreneur, Mashable, and Huffington Post and is often featured on Fox Small Business.
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Also, the Spirit of Networking award, our most significant award, takes place at the May meeting. All previous winners are invited to attend as we honor a person nominated as someone who embodies the essence of networking, sharing their time and talent to help others make connections.
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