2018 Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner
Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce
39th Annual Meeting, EXPO and Awards
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Location: Fireside Grille, 30 Bedford Street, Middleboro
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
4:00 – 5:00 Cocktails and Business Expo
5:00 Introductions and Meeting
5:45 Speaker – Alec Stern “Pillars for Achieving Small Business Success”
6:30 Awards & Auction
This Year’s Annual Meeting Guest Speaker:
Alec Stern was the Vice President of Strategic Innovation and Executive in Residence for the Small Business Innovation Program at Constant Contact and is a member of Constant Contact’s founding team as one of the original three in an attic. He was also responsible for the creation and development of Constant Contact’s channel partner programs and spearheaded strategic innovation, community-based entrepreneurism and vertical industry thought leadership for the company.
Currently Alec is the co-founder of the recently launched Handy Cane an award winning, patent pending all-in-one walking cane and reaching grabber. Concurrently, he is co-founder of Most Corp., which designs, manufactures and delivers patented consumer products, precision motion products and medical devices.
Alec serves as a judge, mentor and advisor for accelerators, schools, universities and programs including TechStars, MassChallenge, MIT Start Smart, Harvard University, MIT Launch, Lean Startup Challenge, the Stevie Awards and the United Way Youth Venture. As an angel investor and limited partner in the G20 Venture Fund, Alec is also an investor in a number of rising companies.
Alec has distilled some of his knowledge and experience into his “Pillars for Achieving Small Business Success,” a strategy that will help any business gain perspective and learn effective tactics that can be put into practice both quickly and easily.