Business Express is an annual business executive coaching program, specifically created to help small- and medium-sized Asian American and other minority businesses take their business to the next level of growth.
Inaugurated in 2011 by Wells Fargo, Business Express was created for companies with at least $1 million in annual sales and that have been in business for at least 3 years. In the two-day workshop, business owners get a clear perspective of their own business, the critical ingredients for efficient and effective operation, develop their own road map for growth and healthy bottom line and learn how to become a good leader their business needs to grow.
Next Business Express: ReadySetGrow 2015
July 13-14, 2015 | Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown Convention Center Hotel
513 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
Daily Agenda (PDF)
Business Express focuses on five major components of success
Planning Process, SWOT Analysis, Goal-setting, Mission Statement, Shared Vision, Core Values, Creating Strategy, Exit Strategy
Market Research, Developing a Marketing Plan, Pricing, Neuromarketing, Positioning, Branding, Social Media, Customer Service
People / HR
Talent Acquisition and Development, Developing Three-Year Organization Chart, Evaluating Performance
Designing the Business; Developing Operational Plan; Process Mapping; Execution
Financial Planning/Budgeting; Understanding Financial Statements; Cash Flow Management
I have found incredible value through the work sessions delivered in USPAACC’s "Ready Set Grow" program. I am grateful to AT&T and each of the sponsors that have found value in helping to develop small and diverse businesses. Thank you Susan, Tim and to each of my new friends born through the experience of attending this curse in Iselin, NJ.
Thank you. It motivated me to review our company. Short & good program. Enjoyable 2 days. It was nice to meet all my new friends.
The Ready Set Grow session was great. I highly recommend this session for small business leaders. This session reinforced and taught best practices for planning, marketing and leadership.
I just wanted to thank the entire team for the wonderful experience I received the past two days. The training was good but the participants and trainer made it excellent. I am very excited to make some new changes to our operation. I look forward to staying in touch with everyone and continuing to collaborate for new ideas.
Fabulous, an eye-opening experience for me. So much I’ve known & will take back with me, from sales to management level. Thank you Tim, see you again soon.
Informative, well planned, good topics covered, interactive.
Business Express is a great business development program that can help business owners take a look inside of their company to prepare for the next phase of growth.
Enjoyed the multimedia clips that enhanced the topics discussed. I’m usually very bored and at times find the instructor knows less than expected, but this was very refreshing and informative.
A great event with lots of informative, educational, instruction and real-life experience sharing. Very helpful and highly recommended, thanks for the USPAACC staff to make this possible.
Time well-spent! It was more than I expected. I learned more in these two days on marketing than I had in a previous 4-month program.
Business Express was a great way to take a step back and evaluate your business strategy. It was helpful to hear and share with peers what challenges they have and how they overcome them.
Business Express enabled a re-evaluation of my business and business direction; it also provided thoughts on leadership, marketing and best business practices.
The instructor was phenomenal!
I love the opportunity to hear, learn and meet great business leaders across the Asian Business Community.
I’m a participant in another business program; what I learned in the last 2 days far exceeded what I learned in the last 5 months, which is a 9-month program.
It was very helpful to have a small group so that we could easily share own thoughts & questions with Tim.
As a burgeoning small business, this Business Express will propel my company into world-class effectiveness.
Was very informative & helpful. It addressed matters that small businesses face every day.
It was wonderful having the opportunity to participate in your class. It was refreshing and enabled me to re-evaluate direction, and strategy for the future growth of my company.
Thank you for inviting Yash Solutions to the Business Express meeting. This will help us redefine our approach to taking our business to another level.