How Businesses Can Capitalize on the Rebounding Economy
an Inc. Networking Event

Inc. and Verio invite you to an exclusive event in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 9, for private-company CEOs, business owners, and Inc. 500|5000 alumni. 

This event is free but requires registration.

At the heart of entrepreneurship, there is a spirit of innovation, reinvention, and thinking outside the box. Entrepreneurs and private companies are constantly striving to transform, reform, and reinvent the business landscape from the ground up in a positive, forward-thinking way. In support and celebration of that spirit, Verio is hosting a complimentary, interactive panel discussion on how to grow your small business. 
Donna Fenn, Inc. contributing editor, will moderate the evening.  Ms. Fenn is an internationally recognized author and journalist who has been writing about entrepreneurship and small business trends for more than 20 years. The event features panelists from HP, Office Depot, Verio, SCORE, and

The interactive event kicks off with a cocktail networking reception followed by a panel discussion on how to grow your small business, including real world case studies. A Q&A session will close the program.


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Brian Burch, Director of SMB Marketing, HP: Brian Burch leads HP’s SMB Marketing efforts in the Americas region working across all of HP’s business groups to drive a consistent and powerful marketing campaign to drive consideration and preference for HP’s products among businesses from 10-999 employees.     

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Kristin Micalizio, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Office Depot North America: Responsible for developing strategies and tactics to support small to medium sized businesses (SMB) – Office Depot’s primary customer.  Micalizio also has accountability for creating and executing the over-arching marketing and contact strategy for SMB customers, as well as managing Office Depot’s Feet on the Street SMB acquisition program. 

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Alex Freemon, SCORE San Francisco Chapter. Freemon is a bi-lingual small business counselor for SCORE’s San Francisco chapter, a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation's small businesses.

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Laurel Delaney, President and Founder, Ms. Delaney’s 24-year old firm, Global TradeSource, Ltd., provides global marketing and consulting services aimed toward entrepreneurs and small businesses. The online arm to Global TradeSource, Ltd.,, has become the ultimate destination for those interested in all things global.

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Mitchell Merrifield, Senior Director of Managed Computing Solutions, Verio Inc.: Merrifield leads Verio’s Virtual Private Server, Managed Private Server and Cloud Computing teams to deliver award-winning, market leading solutions to Verio’s partners and customers worldwide.
What: How Businesses Can Capitalize on the Rebounding Economy, an Inc. Networking Event

Where: Hotel Monaco, 501 Geary Street (near Taylor Street), 415.292.0100

When: Tuesday, February 9th, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Who: Private businesses in the Bay Area
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