• Destin Business Technology Summit / BizTech

    Destin Business Technology Summit / BizTech

    BizTech is back! Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 16, for a daylong conference and expo connecting Destin area small business owners and employees with the technology-related information and companies they need to improve their business operations and protect their electronic assets.

    Thanks to BizTech sponsor and Destin Chamber Trustee member Five Channels, this year's  keynote speaker is Michael Levin, the current CEO and Founder of the Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA), a former Secret Service Agent, and the former Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security.

    Topics include Cybersecurity, Leveraging Technology in Remote Work Setting, Home Network Security, Google My Business, Vendor Management,  Post-COVID Payment Solutions, and more. The full agenda is available below. More social media marketing sessions will be added soon.

    Thank you to our sponsors!
    Breakout Sponsors - Bit-Wizards, Five Channels and Warren Averett
    Lunch Sponsor - CRC Data Technologies
    Cookie & Coffee Sponsor - Tecaba Tech
    Booth Sponsor - Kloud 7 and Planet Secure
    Accommodations Sponsor - Compass Resorts
    Media Sponsor - AB+Production, LLC

    Registration is open, and seating is limited to ensure proper physical distancing! Early bird rate is $50 for Destin Chamber members and $65 for non-members, if you register prior to Feb. 5.  After Feb. 5, the cost is $60 for Destin Chamber members and $75 for non-members.

    Want to stay onsite for the conference? Visit compassresorts.com, search for The Palms of Destin Resort, and use BIZ15 when booking your stay for a 15% discount.
     

    9 - 10 AM Check-In & Vendor Expo

    10 - 11 AM Welcome & Keynote 1

    Cybersecurity Awareness in the COVID-19 World
    Michael Levin, CEO and Founder of the Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA), a former Secret Service Agent, and the former Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security

    11:15 AM - 12 PM Breakout Session 1A
    Managing Your Work Remote Setting
    Nick Segers, Chief Tech Officer of Kloud 7

    11:15 AM – 12 PM Breakout Session 1B
    Business Website Breakdowns
    Jason Hall, CEO of Five Channels
    Learn from live examples of what is holding back websites from increasing their leads, traffic and sales. Audience participation is highly encouraged including, but not necessary, featuring your own web properties. Early submission of your website is recommended. To submit your website, email espies@destinchamber.com. Only websites of registered attendees will be considered.

    11:15 AM - 12 PM Breakout Session 1C
    Vendor Management - Don't Outsource Your Responsibility  
    Scott Pruitt, CDPSE, CISA, Information Technology Security Manager - Security, Risk and Controls at Warren Averett & Paul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSe, Member - Security, Risk and Controls Practice Leader at Warren Averett

    12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Keynote 2
    Anatomy of a Cyber Attack
    Cameron Rowe, President of CRC Data Technologies

    1:45 - 2:30 PM Breakout Session 2A
    Are You Working from Home Naked? Learn Why Your Home Network Needs Cybersecurity.
    Teddy Batarao, CEO of Tecaba Tech

    1:45 - 2:30 PM Breakout Session 2B
    Google My Business Execution Plan
    Ada Bowman, CEO of AB+Production, LLC

    2:30 - 2:45 PM Cookie Break

    2:45 - 3:30 PM Breakout Session 3A
    Leveraging Technology to Work Remotely
    Jason Monroe, Senior Solution Consultant at Bit-Wizards

    2:45 – 3:30 PM Breakout Session 3B
    5 Things You’re Not Doing on Instagram
    Cali Hlavac, Owner of To Do in Destin

    2:45 - 3:30 PM Breakout Session 3C
    Post COVID-19 Payment Environment & Remote Printing Solutions 
    Josh Foster, Managing Partner of Gateway Payments, and Ryan Keeslar, Senior Account Executive at DEXimaging

    3:30 - 4:45 PM Keynote 3
    Cybersecurity Panel Discussion 
    Moderator Michael Levin with Sam Blowes of Bit-Wizards, Cameron Rowe of CRC Data Technologies, Teddy Batarao of Tecaba Tech & Scott Pruitt of Warren Averett

    4:45 - 6 PM Cocktail Hour & Expo

     

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