We brought together a group of people that have devoted their time and energy into helping entrepreneurs and business leaders connect, share and prosper.
Chas Wilson A born entrepreneur, Chas started his career selling college team logo hats out of his locker in high school. Since then, he has been an owner or partner in over twenty businesses, including R.E. PhoneBurner, a real estate telephone marketing dialer he still owns today. Chas has also been a successful realtor and team leader at Keller Williams Realty and a Certified Real Estate Coach. Four years ago, he co-founded Dallas-based Master Networks, the fastest growing business networking organization in the country with thousands of members across the U.S. This year, Chas released his new book: Five + One: The Entrepreneurs Formula for Success which details how five business disciplines plus the power of networking are critical skills to master in order to sustain and grow your business.
President and Co-Founder of Master Networks, Author and Speaker
Logan Stout is a lifelong entrepreneur, former professional athlete and seventeen-time World Series player and coach. His accomplishments as a successful business leader, coach, motivational speaker and author stem from a desire to break down barriers that stand between people and the things that they want most in life. His most recent business venture is directed in the area of health and wellness. Since its launch in May 2014, IDLife, LLC has grown exponentially with partners such as Troy Aikman, celebrity trainer Jen Widerstrom and billionaire Darwin Deason. They are joined by nationally recognized authors and fitness ambassadors, as well as motivational speaker and leadership mentor, Keith Craft, on a journey to educate people on the importance of health and wellness and to provide the highest quality nutritional products. In 2016, IDLife was named one of the 100 Solid Top MLM Companies in the world. Logan is passionate about helping others build quality leadership skills. In 2013, he published “Stout Advice: The Secrets to Building Yourself, People, and Teams” with intent to empower and inspire readers, while leaving a lasting impact on those striving to reach their God given potential. This book was endorsed by renowned entrepreneurs Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John from ABC’s Shark Tank.
Each ticket includes 200+ participants, 27+ Breakout sessions, 2 keynote Speakers.
CONNECT 2017 will be held at the the Courtyard Marriott Allen, 210 E Stacy Road Allen TX 75002
Thank you to all our sponsors that made this day possible.
All talks will be held at the Granville headquarters at Madison 36th, New York City.
More speakers to be announced!
Friday, April 28, 2017
7:30 - 8:30 Registration
7:30 - 8:30 Expo Hall
8:30 - 9:00 Welcome
9:00 - 10:30 Keynote
10:30 - 11:00 Break/Expo Hall
11:00 - 12:15 Keynote
12:15 - 1:30 Lunch/Expo Hall
1:30 - 2:15 Breakout Sessions
2:30 - 3:15 Breakout Sessions
3:15 - 3:45 Break/Expo Hall
3:45 - 4:30 Breakout Sessions
4:45 - 5:30 Keynote
6:30 - 8:00 Awards & Recognition Reception
Saturday, April 29, 2017
8:00 - 9:00 Expo Hall
9:00 - 10:30 Keynote
10:45 - 11:30 Breakout Sessions
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch/ Expo Hall
1:00 - 1:45 Breakout Session
2:00 - 3:00 Keynote
3:00 - 4:00 What's Next?
Tentative Schedule for CONNECT 2017
Early Bird Pricing - $249
Did you miss CONNECT 2016? Good News, it was recorded!
The Wall Street Journal calls Chad Hymas “one of the 10 most inspirational people in the world!” Chad inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council Of Peers Award For Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall Of Fame. In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day – he became an example of what is possible. Chad is a best selling author, president of his own Communications Company, Chad Hymas Communications, Inc., and is a recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas (513 miles). Chad’s speaking career in the areas of leadership, team building, customer service, and mastering change has brought him multiple honors. He has graced the stage of hundreds of professional and civic organizations including Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, Rainbird, IHC, American Express, Prudential Life, Vast FX, and Merrill Lynch.
CEO of IDLife, Speaker and Author
Speaker and Author
Olympian, Speaker and Author
Johnny Quinn is a professional speaker and travels the globe to inspire audiences by delivering thought-provoking and action-packed speeches to businesses, schools and organizations. He is a U.S. Olympian in the sport of bobsled and competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Johnny is also a former pro football player spending time with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL. He is one of three people to have played in the NFL and competed in the Winter Olympics. Johnny is the founder of TheAthleteWatch.com, an online platform that helps student-athletes and their families search for scholarships. Johnny and his wife Amanda reside in McKinney, Texas.