The schedule of events throughout the day at the 2012 Small Business Expo of Washington, D.C. includes the following:

9:00 Expo Begins

The day of excitement begins with coffee and networking.

10:45 Opening Remarks

Welcome and opening remarks by Alexander H. Johnstone, Founder & CEO of World Advisory and host of the 2012 Small Business Expo of Washington, D.C.

Mr. Johnstone founded World Advisory in 2010 and has since grown it to become one of the leading marketing firms for small businesses in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

He is very excited to serve as Host for this year's Expo and looks forward to seeing you there!

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11:00 Speaker - Dr. Charlene Nelson

Dr. Charlene Nelson is an award-winning author, master coach & business owner. Charlene’s business dynamic is fortified with immense experience and knowledge; successfully developed, practiced and proven for over 28 years. 

Along with Dr. Monica Belcher their book/training series, “Get the Life YOU Want” assists individuals, businesses and audiences worldwide in tackling real life challenges with 'doable' strategies for measurable results.

Their company, Build Forward Coaching, LLC creatively reaches a diverse clientele with straightforward, innovative techniques. During critical historic events the past 12 years, they’ve served the White House, Congress and the military in their desire to bring America to a place of continual growth and purposeful efforts. 

Build Forward Coaching also shares a captivating format through an International Radio Show which now spans North America & 68 countries.

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11:20 Speakers - Rob & Cheryl Adams

Rob and Cheryl Adams serve as Senior Directors for CEO Space Mid Atlantic, LLC. Known as the “A” Team 4 Success, they have a heart to serve, coach and train entrepreneurs and business owners. As business and educational consultants they can Assist you in Accessing your most serious business connections and resources in order to Accelerate your business growth.

In real estate you hear that the most important thing about a property is “Location, Location, Location!”  When growing a business, they believe the most important thing to consider is “Access, Access, Access!”

They have assisted business owners for the past eight years to achieve their goals faster, easier and with more reliability, giving business owners “access” to National and International resources, networking opportunities nationwide, and to skill sets that shift mindsets to that of wealth builders.

For more information, you can visit CEO Space Mid-Atlantic.

11:40 Speaker - Emmy Vickers

A highly sought after speaker, Emmy is CEO of Emmy Vickers Enterprises and Network to Net-Wealth™. She is a workshop facilitator and interactive keynote speaker. Overcoming her own fears and shyness of networking, Emmy Vickers became a foremost expert on strategic networking – specifically training entrepreneurs, executives, professionals and corporations.

Over the last 8 years Emmy has trained and impacted over 2,200 business professionals nationwide, teaching them how to “raise their net-worth through strategically networking™” how to form powerful long-term relationships which in essence, grows businesses of all sizes.

Emmy believes in seeing beyond what is in front of you. She guides her audience to DREAM BIG, envision, and take action. She motivates, inspires, and educates!

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12:00 Lunch

Will be provided complimentary to all attendees.

12:45 Speaker - Danelsy Medrano of WebiMax

WebiMax has not only pioneered an organic process for increasing rank, authority and social engagement for web sites and brands internationally, but is also a leading Internet Marketing Company worldwide.

With offices across the globe (including Australia, UK, Spain, Canada and several in the United States) WebiMax has been able to provide a full service Internet marketing agency approach to Fortune companies and large organizations such as Aeropostale, JG Wentworth, 1-800-GOTJUNK?, Toshiba and more as well as small to mid-sized companies.

For more information, you can visit

1:00 New Business of the Year Award

This is an annual certificate of achievement given to a small business that has demonstrated success during it's first year in existence. The company must be local and founded during the past 12 months. This award will be presented by the 2011 New Business of the Year winner An Elite Boutique.

1:15 Speaker - Ron Faminu and Cecil Calliste of 5LINX

5LINX is a premier network marketing company offering consumers and businesses a wide range of services that leverage the latest technologies to save them money. The company's successful business model has resulted in unprecedented growth.

In fact, 5LINX was named an Inc. 500 fastest-growing company for four consecutive years (2006-2009) and has been featured in numerous publications.

You can learn more at 5LINX.

1:30 2012 Small Business of the Year Award

This is an annual certificate of achievement is our highest honor and is given to a small business that has demonstrated success over an extended period of time. This company must be local and have a history of great accomplishment. This award will be presented by the 2011 Small Business of the Year winner Executive Space Solutions.

1:45 Closing Remarks

Wrapping up the days events by host Alexander H. Johnstone.

2:00 Networking

Everyone is free to move about the event to network and visit all of the exhibitors.

4:00 Expo Closes