12th Annual Faith-Based Small Business Summit

October 10, 2019
SAVE • THE • DATETHEME: FAMILY RUN BUSINESSES
COST: $45.00

Business Sunday

October 13, 2019

Attention Churches & Houses of Worship
Join Local Leaders in celebrating the business owners in your congregation on BUSINESS SUNDAY!!

12th Annual Connecting Faith & Business Summit Attracts Nationally Recognized Speakers and UnSung Heroes in Business & Service

Dr. Keanon Alderson

Dr. Keanon Alderson

Professor of Management at the Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University

Meet Our Master of Ceremonies

October 10, 2019
12:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Dr. Keanon Alderson is a professor of management at the Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University in Riverside, California, and holds an MBA and a PhD in organization and management. Professor Alderson conducts research in the areas of family business including corporate governance and generational differences. He teaches a popular family business management course. Alderson was also a second-generation member of his family business for 17 years and he is a founder and co-preneur with his wife in their family business.

Meet Our Master of Ceremonies

Dr. Keanon Alderson

Dr. Keanon Alderson

Professor of Management at the Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University

October 10, 2019
12:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Dr. Keanon Alderson is a professor of management at the Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University in Riverside, California, and holds an MBA and a PhD in organization and management. Professor Alderson conducts research in the areas of family business including corporate governance and generational differences. He teaches a popular family business management course. Alderson was also a second-generation member of his family business for 17 years and he is a founder and co-preneur with his wife in their family business.

12th Annual Faith-Based Summit

FAMILY RUN BUSINESSES…
Learn from family owned business leaders how they Connect Faith & Business.

Business Sunday

October 13, 2019
Churches & Houses of Worship
Join local leaders in celebrating your congregation’s business owners!

This Year’s Theme:
Family Run Businesses

“California family owned businesses continually demonstrate extraordinary commitment to the communities in which they operate because they are headquartered in the state. California family owned businesses have been shown to engage in high levels of local, community-based philanthropic giving, and are strong stewards of the environment by virtue of their long-term perspective and sense of duty to past, present, and future generations within the state.” (Senate Bill 483)

Summit Features Include:

  • Family Owned Success Panel Moderated by Jeff Abbott of Convene Now. Panel Features Panelists from Several Inland Empire Family-owned Businesses
  • Connecting Faith & Business Awards Presentation
  • Meet the Experts Roundtables. Here’s Your Chance to “Pick Their Brains” and Grow Your Business
  • Financing to Grow Your Business. Meet Banks & Mission Based Lenders in a Special “Table Top” Lender Match

Come learn from leaders of family-owned businesses and discover how they connect faithand business.

Success Panel

Panelists Include:

  • Kyle and Kiana Webb, Webb Family Enterprises
  • Tony Gunewardena and Krisante
  • Gunewardena, Mil-Spec Magnetics
  • Jeff and Lynn Carr, CARR Pattern Co.

Moderator: Jeff Abbott, Convene Now

Connecting Faith & Business Awards Ceremony

And the winner is… a highlight of the Summit is the presentation of much-deserved awards.

Come and find out who will be honored with Community Leader Awards as well as the

  • Faith Based Development Award
  • Faith Through Works Award
  • Character Building Award

Spend the afternoon with experts ready to answer your questions

Over 20 experts will be on hand with knowledge and best practice information to help grow your business or non-profit.
Think of it as speed networking with a twist. A room full of round tables with experts in:
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Capital Access

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Email Marketing

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Payroll and Taxes

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Cybersecurity

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Social Media/Mobile Marketing

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Finances/Accounting

Convention Details

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

Cost $45.00

12:00 pm-1:00 pm – Registration/Vendor Expo/Lunch
1:00 pm–2:00 pm – Meet the Expert/Network
2:15 pm–5:30 pm – Program/Awards Ceremony

REGISTRATION OPEN

RIVERSIDE CONVENTION CENTER

3637 5th Street Riverside
California 92501
*Street or paid parking available

Click for directions

Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

We invite you and your company to be a part of this exciting event. The Summit is a great marketing opportunity to reach hundreds of influential community leaders and business owners who serve in the fastest growing metropolis in the country.

If you have any questions or want to obtain information on sponsorship or vendor opportunities, call the Ampac Office at 909-915-1706 or send us a message in the contact form.

Reflections From Our Past Summits

Past Speakers

  • Speaker from Biola University Crowell School of Business
  • Success Panel Moderator Tony Ferraro, Entrepreneur, Author
  • Founder, TWUBS and Convene Now Coach
  • Rev. Dr. Charles Dorsey, Executive Director COR Community Development Corp -“Why Connect Faith & Business”
  • SBA Santa Ana District Director, Adalberto Quijada – Special Greetings
  • Faith Based Leaders RoundtableCOMPLIMENTARY & SPONSORED Admission for Faith Based Leaders

A Sneak Peak from 2018’s Summit

Your Business is Your Mission Field

with
Mary Barnett, CEO & Marketing Strategist
Another Brilliant Inc., and
Norm Bennet, CEO
24 Carrots

Featured Speaker from 2016

NACHHATTER CHANDI

NACHHATTER CHANDI

CEO, The Chandi Group, USA Inc.
“From India to Indio” – A Journey of Hard Work, Perseverance and Unshakable Faith– Developer, Owner of more than 20 ARCO AM/PM’s, Industry Leader in Franchises, Coachella Valley Business Owner of the Year.

Chandi Receives Congressional Recognition

Learn a little more about the Keynote Speaker, hearing what Congressman Ruiz says about him.

The Morrow Brothers to Receive Small Business Award

Dr. David and Rev. Tommy Morrow, Co-Founders and Directors of the Center for Learning and Unlimited Educational Success (CLUES), received the “Faith Through Works Award” at AmPac TriState CDC’s Seventh Annual Faith-Based Business Summit.

Past Connecting Faith &
Business Award Winners

2018 Winners

Faith Through Works Award – Linda Jackson, Inland Empire Resource Center
Character Building Award – Norm Bennett, 24 Carrots Catering, Inc.
Faith-Based Development Award – Fran Robertson, Sowing Seeds of Life

2017 Winners
Faith Through Works Award – Karla Adams, Karla Adams Club
Faith Through Works Award – Jon Melzer, Print Pro Plus
Development Award – Joe and Deanne Holguin, Frontsight Military Outreach
2016 Winners
Character Building Award – Vern Mangels, Anaheim RV Park Veteran
Faith and Business Award – Richard Roybal, Jr. On Tap Barbershop
Character Building Award – Janie Scott, Placed Under Divine Anointing (PUDA)
Development Award – Adam Barrasa, House of Hope Appreciation Award: Keynote Speaker, Nachhattar Chandi, CEO Chandi Group, USA
2016 Winners
Character Building Award – Vern Mangels, Anaheim RV Park Veteran
Faith and Business Award – Richard Roybal, Jr. On Tap Barbershop
Character Building Award – Janie Scott, Placed Under Divine Anointing (PUDA)
Development Award – Adam Barrasa, House of Hope Appreciation Award: Keynote Speaker, Nachhattar Chandi, CEO Chandi Group, USA
2015 Winners
Character Building Award – Kenya Mills, Innovative Infusion Solutions
Faith Through Works Award – Nathan Westwick, Wildgoose Coffee Roaster
Development Award – Debra Williams, Building Resilient Communities
Appreciation Award – Keynote Speaker: Terence Chatmon, Fellowship of Companies for Christ International, Inc.
2014 Winners
Character Building Award – Linda Smith, Four D College Award
Faith Through Works Award – Joe Annunziato, Cerenzia Foods
Development Award – Pastor Tommy Morrow, CLUES & Mr. David Morrow, CLUES
Development Award – Pastor Paul Schumach
Crosslight Family Ministries Appreciation Award – Keynote Speaker, Brad Hewitt, CEO Thrivent Financial
2013 Winners
Character Building Award – Timothy Derryberry, Freeman Office Products
Faith at Work Award – Phillip E. Hakopian, Cornerstone Commercial and Personal Insurance Services, Inc.
Character Building Award – Anthony Rohan Gunewardena, President of Mil-Spec Magnetics
Appreciation Award – Keynote Speaker, Dr. Betty Uribe, Executive Vice president, California Bank & Trust
2012 Winners
Character Building Award – Wendy R. Gladney, Wendy Enterprises, Forgiving For the Living, Inc.
Faith at Work Award – Connie Lightcap, JC Supply, Inc.
Development Award – Gary Hornsby, River’s Edge Ranch, Applied Life Trade School
Appreciation Award – Keynote Speaker, Marie Johns, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
2011 Winners
Character Building Award – Medhat Gorgy, PYRAMID Laboratories, Inc. Costa Mesa, CA
Faith At Work Award – Reggie Webb, Webb Enterprises, Inc. McDonald’s Franchise, Ontario, CA
Development Award – Peggy Stapleton, KSGN 89.7FM Radio Station, Redlands, CA
Appreciation Award – Keynote Speaker, Aurelio Barreto, III C28 Clothing, Inc.

Presented by…

IEWBC
Pacific Western Bank
KSGN 89.7
Inland Empire Small Business Development Center

Want to join us?

Register online to reserve your spot for the 12th Annual Faith-Based Small Business Summit! We look forward to seeing you there.