Conference Agenda

Day 1 Wednesday, August 15


  • 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM HCCMO's 25th Anniversary Celebration
    Mango's Tropical Cafe -8126 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Day 2 Thursday, August 16


  • 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM HBC Registration & Networking
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian Registration Desk

  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian J Foyer

  • 8:45 AM – 10:30 AM HBC Breakfast and General Session
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian J

  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Breakout Session A
    Workshop 1A - Understanding Your Financials Leads to Sustainable Business Growth
    ● Speakers: Albert Hurtado, CPA & Tax Partner at GallerRagans and Paul Roldan, Senior Partner & CEO, Allgen Financial
    ● Room: Sebastian I-2
    Workshop 2A – Create an Organizational Culture to Engage Your Team for NEXT-level Business Growth
    ● Speaker: Ron Piccolo, Ph.D, Chair of the Department of Management at UCF
    ● Room: Sebastian I-3
    Workshop 3A – Ready. Set. Fly!
    ● Speaker: Frances Rios, Womanpreneur, International Speaker, Founder & CEO of Frances Rios Enterprises
    ● Room: Sebastian I-4

  • 12:00 PM - 2:00PM HBC Luncheon
    Ismael Cala – Keynote Speaker
    Mindful Exponential Leadership - The Power of NEXT
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian J

  • 2:30 PM - 3:30PM Breakout Session B
    Workshop 1B – Tools to Take Your Business from Surviving to Thriving
    ● Speaker: Nathan Hirsch, Serial Entrepreneur and eCommerce Expert
    ● Room: Sebastian I-2
    Workshop 2B – How to Use Video to Boost Your Media Sales and Marketing to the Next Stage
    ● Speaker: Jorge Suria, President and Creative Director at Hooah Interactive and MUSI Social
    ● Room: Sebastian I-3
    Workshop 3B – Solving Common Human Resources Challenges
    ● Speaker: Laura Kell, SHRM-SCP, PAYCHEX
    ● Room: Sebastian I-4

  • 3:45 PM - 4:45PM Breakout Session C
    Workshop 1C – Avoid a Hack Attack: Cyber - Security – Be Prepared for What’s NEXT
    ● Speaker: Sergio Heker, Founder & CEO of GLESEC
    ● Room: Sebastian I-2
    Workshop 2C – Develop Your Own Business Canvas – A Blueprint for Profitability
    ● Speaker: Michael Pape, Ph.D., Professor of Practice in the Department of Management at UCF
    ● Room: Sebastian I-3
    Workshop 3C – Transform Your Business - Become a Large Retailer Supplier
    ● Speaker: Adriana Pereira-Reyes, Senior Director of Community Relations, Walmart
    ● Room: Sebastian I-4

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00PM VIP Reception presented by Florida Hospital
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Butler Room

Day 3 Friday, August 17


  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM HBC Registration & Networking
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian Registration Desk

  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM HBC Supplier Diversity Matchmaking Session
    Presented by Orlando Health and Sponsored by Wells Fago & Wyndham Destinations

    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian I-2 & I-3

  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Speed Networking Session
    Rosen Shingle Creek - Sebastian J