Event: NxLeveL for Urban Chamber Members – Las Vegas
Presenter: Shaundell Newsome, President & CEO, Newsome Marketing Enterprises, LLC
(This discounted price is available for current, dues-paying Urban Chamber of Commerce Members ONLY. If you are not a chamber member, please click on the NxLeveL Micro class normal listing. All membership applications will be verified.)
NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs is a 15-week, 45-hour course designed for people serious about operating a profitable business. NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs can help people turn a hobby into a business; it can help people sort their business ideas into a plan of action. NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs is all about presenting options and strategies for achieving self-sufficiency through self-employment, with an emphasis on learning and meeting professional standards for financial management, marketing and customer service. NxLeveL's practical "learn it today, use it tomorrow" approach will help them build a solid foundation for success. NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs is all about Business Plan Basics.
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Please note that classes will be held once a week on 15 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 pm starting August 14 and ending November 20, 2013.
About the Presenter:
The Teenage Entrepreneur
At age 14 Shaundell Newsome attended the High School of Graphic Communication Arts where he learned Graphic Design, Copy Editing and Layout. This skill allowed him work for Lou Edna Graphics, a Christian Advertising agency and print shop in Brooklyn, New York. Michael Collins, Owner of Lou Edna Graphics would mentor Shaundell in the business of communications. Still a freshman in High School Newsome started a small business printing fliers for parties in his neighborhood, mostly for girls. Later he printed and distributed fliers for block parties, house parties and community events.
Military Impact – Strategy, Discipline, Leadership and Structure
Upon graduation from High School, Shaundell enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1986. Although his primary job entailed strategic, tactics and weapons training at Nellis AFB (1987), the world's largest combat air to air training facility Newsome would be immersed in the 554 Range Group's communications and public outreach committees. He created fliers and email templates for sporting events, squadron picnics and special meetings. In addition he actively volunteered in the Las Vegas community in the Clark County School District's PAYBAC program. During a decade of service Newsome learned leadership, strategy, discipline and building a structure to fit the mission.
Station Casinos – Branding, Believing, Vision and Human Resources
Shaundell joined Station Casinos in 1997 as the company was embarking on an expansion to make them the largest locals gaming operator in the world. After less than a year Newsome was promoted to Rewards Center Manager to become an important contributor to the Boarding Pass Rewards Launch Team. In 2000 he would be promoted to Director of Marketing for the newly acquired Santa Fe Station to expand the company's portfolio. Stations would give Shaundell the experience and mentorship to expand on his early foundation. He gained knowledge on branding, vision and mission implementation with special Human Resources skills. "The best thing that I gained from Stations was a belief from our owners and senior management that we can achieve a vision." Shaundell Newsome.
Newsome Marketing Enterprises – Business Owner
Shaundell Newsome founded Newsome Marketing Enterprises in April 2006 to provide a marketing firm for the small business owner. He views marketing and communications as his ministry. In 2008 Newsome was recognized as one of the "Top 40 under 40 business person by In Business Las Vegas and Small Business Champion of the Year by the Small Business Administration. In 2009 Newsome Marketing faced its most challenging year as a company losing over 60% of its business during the country's worst recession in history. He was awarded the Urban Chamber's President's award in 2010. In 2011 Newsome Marketing celebrated 5 years in business. Shaundell would help his children to launch Sumnu Marketing to appeal to the new generation small business owner in 2011.
Community involvement – Shaundell has two primary focuses; Business Development and Youth Education with an emphasis on mentoring. He serves on the following boards and committees.
Date: August 14, 2013 – November 20, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Urban Chamber Business Development Center, 1951 Stella Lake Street, Training room #30
City: Las Vegas
Registration: Online or (800) 240-7094 or (775) 784-6879 or (775) 784-1717