Members in the News

SPEEDVEGAS’ Track Officially Opens with Lamborghinis, Porsches, Ferraris, Audis and Shelbys on a 1.5 Mile Formula One-Inspired Racetrack (Aaron Fessler, SPEEDVAGAS) Click here to read more.

Chief Door Opener Caryn Kopp hits’s Best-Seller Status (Caryn Kopp, Kopp Consulting) Click here to read more.

The Bronx’s Historic Post Office Nears Its Future As a Revamped Community Hub                (Kieran Flanagan, Hollister Construction Services) Click here to read more.

Introducing Jersey’s Best Marketing & Communications Professionals under 40! (Nick Kraus, Kraus Marketing) Click here to read more.

When hiring sellers, pay attention to the minutia (Caryn Kopp, Kopp Consulting) Click here to read more.

Global News

EO Leadership Links
Stay up to date regarding Global Board news and notes:

EO Global Dues Announcement
During the recent Global Board meeting, and following an assessment of the organization, the Board approved to keep Global dues at the current rate of US$1,900 for FY2016/2017. For more information, contact Lance Lai, EO’s Standing Finance Committee Chair.
EO Values Members Who Sell Their Businesses
We are happy to announce that chapters now have the ability to retain members who have sold their businesses! There are two ways in which these members can remain in EO;discover how this process works, or contact us with any questions. This additional approach to member retention is just one way we are elevating the membership experience and strengthening our global community, while aligning with our vision for new membership categories.

Global News

EO Connect:

  • Welcome to EO Connect. Have a pressing business issue? Need assistance with a personal matter? EO Connect is a confidential, peer-to-peer platform designed to connect you with EO’s growing community of members worldwide. Create your EO Connect profile today and start leveraging the experiences and knowledge of your EO peers. For more information or for questions regarding the registration process please contact . To explore more about EO Connect please click here.

Contribute to EO’s Social Media!

  • This month, we’re looking into the #EOeconomy and current global economy. How has your company evolved during upticks or downturns in the economy? Our global business landscape is changing faster than ever, and we want to spotlight innovative entrepreneurs who are leading the way. Share your insights with successful entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts from around the world. Here are a few suggestions:
  • Write an article about economic trends or share how to continuously remain innovative
  • Record a video message for this #EOeconomy campaign and post it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hash tag. Check out our tips for recording and posting videos to social media
  • Take a picture of innovative entrepreneurs who are transforming business and tag it with #EOeconomy. Learn more about posting tagged photos on social media

Send all ideas and inquiries to Karen Summerson, EO’s Writer/Editor. If you are an active user of social media, please include your Twitter handle(s) and/or Instagram account(s) so we can tag you!

Inc Magazine’s GrowCo

GrowCo is a three-day event for entrepreneurs and business leaders who want to achieve sizable growth within their organizations. The conference in Las Vegas from May 17 to 19 and brings together a dynamic program featuring headliners straight out of the pages of Inc., business experts, and best-selling authors who share actionable information and proven strategies on all facets of growing companies.

  • Visit and enter code ‘EOGC16’ for an exclusive EO rate of $595 ($300 off) for conference tickets and an $890 price for GrowcCo + course. Your key executives can utilize too!
  • Every EO member who purchases a ticket will be enrolled to have a chance to have their ticket cost reimbursed! Reach out to Erik Witzel at for more information.

Global News

Important Registration Process Change for the 2016 EO London Global University

University Website | University Facebook Page | Registration

Registration for the 2016 EO London Global University launches in just one day! Important details regarding the registration process have recently been updated to ensure we deliver maximum value for the price of your admission. Please review the new registration policy below so you are ready to sign-up when your region’s registration window opens this Wednesday, 23 March!

Registration Price: £3,000* (charged on 15 April)

During the registration process, members will be required to provide credit card authorization. There will be no charge to your card initially; however, the full charges (£3,000 per person + VAT where applicable*) will be made on 15 April. The Credit Card Authorization Form must be completed to finalize your registration to the 2016 EO London Global University. By submitting your registration and credit card authorization, this confirms your ticket(s) and all changes to your registration are subject to the cancellation policy. If the Credit Card Authorization Form is not completed, your registration for the event will be cancelled.

*Please note that in order to offset costs of currency conversion, EO will be charging the registration fee in the local currency, the British Pound. EO members residing in the European Union will be charged a 20% VAT, which is refundable through a VAT refund process.

Registration Opens on Wednesday, 23 March

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Find out more event details on the official EO London Global University website and register here on 23 March!

Event Dates: 7-11 September 2016

Included: All program meals indicated on the agenda, learning sessions, evening socials and one Off-Site activity. 

Not Included: Airfare, airport transfers, accommodations and personal incidentals.

Global News

Global Updates

GLC 2016: Bangkok, Thailand 

The agenda is available. Please be aware of the Chapter officer and regional council views when viewing the agenda.

Upcoming Moderator Summits

 EO Family Retreat and Experience 

Registration for the 2016 EO Family Retreat and Experience, to be held 29 June – 2 July 2016 in Orlando, FL, USA.

The dates of the program are 29 June – 2 July 2016, starting Wednesday early evening and departures on Saturday morning. For more details, please check out the website. Don’t miss out on important updates and the opportunity to connect with other families by joining the Family Retreat and Experience Facebook Group! With inspirational speakers like Barrington Irving and Sean & Leigh Anne Tuohy and take home value from the Disney Youth Education Series and workshop speakers like Lizzie Post, this EO Family Program will be an EO event that you and your family shouldn’t miss! The program will touch on topics that YOU told us were important to you, your spouse and your family, such as communication, leadership, time management, ownership and responsibility and more! This program has been designed to allow you the time to connect and bond with your family, while learning and growing as individuals, couples, and as a family.

Virtual Learning Grant opportunity:

To empower learning initiatives through virtual platform, Chapters interested in engaging in a live stream and or other virtual learning initiative reaching the larger EO chapter demographic are encouraged to apply. It’s an opportunity for chapters from different geographic location to simultaneously participate in a virtual learning event. Grant amount will range between $2,500 usd to $8,000 usd.

Interested in applying? Go to: .Event to be hosted ideally by JULY 30th 2016. Read thoroughly all requirements as missing one step will disqualify your application. The grant is open Monday March 14th, 2016. Complete applications are due Wednesday March 30, 2016For questions, assistance or submission, email

Members in the News

Jersey state of mind: The S3 Agency brings a big-city focus to suburbs  (Denise Blasevick & Adam Schnitzler, The S3 Agency). Click here to read more.

HEALTHLOGIX ACQUIRES ADVANCED CLINICAL CONCEPTS (David Rear, Advanced Clinical Concepts). Click here to read more. 

Biz Dev Done Right: Demystifying The Sales Process And Achieving The Results You Want. (Caryn Kopp, Kopp Consulting & Carl Gould, 7 Stage Advisors) On March 15th, from 12PM-1PM Caryn and Carl are going for Amazon bestseller status. Please mark you calendar and click here to buy the book.

Hollister completes Learning Experience Academy (Kieran Flanagan, Hollister Construction Services). Click here to read more.

Eight O’Clock Dramatizes The ‘Secrets’ Of Whole-Bean Coffee (Denise Blasevick & Adam Schnitzler, The S3 Agency). Click here to read more.

Taking care of your sales pipeline (Caryn Kopp, Kopp Consulting) Click here to read more.

Hollister Construction Services recently finished erecting steel for Gill St. Bernard’s 14,400-square-foot field house that will be opened this summer (Flanagan, Kieran Sr., Hollister Construction Services) Click here to read more.

Global News

INC/ CNBC iCONIC Events – Free Tickets!

EO’s partner INC with CNBC will be putting on one day events filled with keynote speakers that they are calling their iCONIC series. EO has a limited supply of complimentary tickets to these events. The events will be in Seattle on April 5, Denver on June 14, and Boston on September 22. Click here to fill out a short form and EO staff will get you signed up for the event of your choice. Act fast or the spots may be gone!

Office Depot

The first quarter of our new agreement is completed. Office Depot is providing deeper discounts to members and 2% back to all chapters. They are sending the check to EO now and EO New Jersey will be receiving $0. As your members spend and save more, your chapter will continue to earn more money. Nebraska received the largest payout this quarter with $817.56. Attached here is a document that can be used to promote the program and members can sign up here.


Members in the News

Fanwood Business Gives Beds to Family in Need After Fire (Ron Shovlin, Shovlin Mattress Factory) Click here to read more.

New Jersey SmartCEO Announces the 2016 Future 50 Award Winners. Click here to read more

  • Kopp Consulting (Caryn Kopp)
  • Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. (Suzanne Cerra)

DesignPoint Solutions, a Leading Supplier of 3D Engineering Software and 3D Printers, to Host an Engineers Week Event for Elementary and Middle School Students (John Cioffi, Design Point Solutions) Click here to read more.