Indiana Small Business Expo provides learning and networking opportunities for leaders statewide

INDIANA – Small businesses are coming together from all over the state next Thursday for the Indiana Small Business Expo. Business owners come to support each other and the charity partner that provides mentorship programs for fatherless homes to boys without male role models. 

Kelly Sparks

Kelly Sparks, The CEO of Indiana Small Business Expo has teamed up with the Indianapolis Colts Radio Voice Joe Reitz as the Keynote Speaker so entrepreneurs can be inspired to thrive. A local single mother has overcome challenging circumstances with her two sons, one of which has had heart surgeries is now a business owner. She has risen out of poverty and has been supporting the entire State of Indiana by organizing Indiana Small Business Expo. The June Expo produced attractive testimonials of the return on investment from exhibitors and public attendees and now the audience has grown into a larger venue. Ms. Sparks funded the June Expo herself and now has gained the support of multiple sponsors. 

Event-goers will engage with resources for learning and growing within a supportive community and network with each other in one full day. Best Selling Author and National Speaker, Precious Williams will be flying in from New York, a Consultant from Shark Tank will provide a breakout session on “Pitching Your Way to Explosive Holiday Sales.” Daren Martin, PhD, WSJ, and USA Today Best Selling Author will be flying in from Texas to provide a workshop on having better engagement with your employees, based upon his book “A Company of Owners.” Two more session speakers will provide talks on Leadership and Marketing. The event will offer open floor business networking with exhibitors showcasing their services and products on the third floor at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South, Capital Avenue, Indianapolis 46204, from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tickets are only $20, maybe purchased here: 

Some of the sponsors for Indiana Small Business Expo include: Approved Mortgage, Carter Hofmeister Private Jeweler, Doc Real Estate Inc., Bridges of Hope International, Irvington Event Center & Co-working Space, Find Eight Performance Marketing, Swan Software Solutions, Jam Printing and Promotions, Darrin Gray of Pro-Experiences and Author of The Jersey Effect, Perfect Pitches by Precious, Dr. Daren Martin, Author, Harold Bud Boughton, Franklin Indiana Football Coach Mike Leonard, Atlas Chiropractic, The Shop Local Network, Blue Moon Estate Sales, Bella Body & Skin Studio, Smalling Masonry, and Taxwright. 

Business owners are encouraged to come out to support a great cause and gain several new connections. Indiana Small Business Expo supports our Veterans at every event by giving away a free booth at the next event. Participants can also win door prizes including jewelry from Carter Hofmeister Private Jeweler. Please find Indiana Small Business Expo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.