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Be Seen in Nineteen So You Make More Money in 2020!


Let’s Make More Money in 2020! Strengthen Your Skills and Grow Your Network. Join Hundreds of Business Professionals on Nov 6th in Annapolis for The Success with Local Marketing Summit 2019! A day that’s infused with Success, Education and Inspiration! We’ll see you at the Success with Local Marketing Summit on November 6th in Annapolis, Maryland. Tickets available below.


What’s on the Table

  • Mastery of Advanced Marketing Skills
  • Gain the Most Up-to-date Sales Training
  • Create and Maintain a Winning Mindset
  • Multiple Keynote Speakers
  • Coffee Hour, Lunch and Reception Included
  • Four Free Books



The Doordan Institute at AAMC
Belcher Pavilion, 2000 Medical Pkwy, 7th Floor
Annapolis, MD 21401 – Parking Garage E

The Summit Schedule

8:00AM – Coffee Reception
9:00AM – Introduction
9:15AM – Talbot Watkins – CEO Pro
10:00AM – Erin Lewis – Goosehead Insurance
10:30AM – Susan Ratti – Ideas 360
11:00AM – Ann Brennen – ASM&M Digital Marketing
11:25AM – Lunch by Main & Market
12:15PM – Marla Ballard – Jump Off Point
12:35PM – Creig Northrop – Northrop Realty
1:00PM – Umar Hameed – No Limits Selling
2:ooPM – Kody Bateman – Send Out Cards
3:00PM – 5:00PM – Reception with Speakers
catered by The Wine Key Experience

Multiple National Speakers!

Featured Keynote Speaker

Kody Bateman – Founder of Send Out Cards

kody bateman

Talk Title: The Power of Human Connection

Creating bonds, trust and assurance is an art. It is a skill that takes practice, consistency and the true understanding of people and emotions. When you take the time to build relationships, the typical aspects of marketing become simplified and genuine. Through the natural growth of relationships, opportunities for all people involved become evident.

Career Highlights

  • The Premier Authority On Relationship Marketing In The World Today.
  • Multiple Best Selling Author.
  • Founder of successful international network marketing company; Send Out Cards.
  • Kody’s training and systems have impacted over 700,000 users over the past 10 years.


Featured Keynote Speaker

Umar Hameed – Owner of No Limits Selling

Umar Hameed

Talk Title: Unleash Your Crazy Sexy Brain

Have you wondered what separates A-players from the B-players in a sales organization? The paradox is that most B players want to get better. Their sales managers spend a lot of time and money to help B players get better. Unfortunately, most B players never make the jump. In this presentation, Umar shares applied neuroscience and NLP strategies that help salespeople, leaders and mere mortals’ break through their barriers and become significantly better. Imagine the impact on your organization if 20% of the B-players became A-players. It would be huge, right?

Career Highlights

  • Widely Recognized as the Leading Neuro-Linguistic Programming Sales Trainer.
  • Over the past 10 years he has been the keynote speaker to business audiences in 14 countries.
  • Helped thousands of individuals to break through their mental blocks by using the tools and techniques.
  • Author of 3 books including, “Unleash Your Crazy Sexy Brain!


Featured Keynote Speaker

Talbot Watkins III – Founder of CEO Pro

talbot watkins head shotTalk Title: Lead by Design Not by Default

Inspiration without application is just entertainment. We have to work Smarter AND Harder. Talbot will talk about the Dynamic Dozen parts of your business that will ensure profitability. When you build your business by design you will have the success, freedom and peace of mind. 

Career Highlights

  • Recognized by Smart CEO Magazine in 2010 and 2011 as one of the areas Top CEO’s.
  • Recognized as CEO of the year by a nationally recognized organization out of 200 candidates. 
  • Best selling published book author of the book “Kickassopotamus”
  • Building his company from a few hundred dollars and a pick up truck to achieving well over $100,000,000.00 in gross sales.


Featured Rapid Fire Speaker

Creig Northrop – Owner of Northrop Realty

creig northropTalk Title: Take Your Business to the Next Level, Level Up!

Life begins once you step outside of your comfort zone, but are you ready to challenge yourself to move past it? In this session, Creig Northrop will discuss how you can take your business to new heights while mastering the challenges that arise at every level.

Career Highlights

  • Team achieved peak performance in 2016 with the completion of 1,772 transactions for a combined value of $765.5 million, reaching number one in the country  for an unprecedented third time.
  • Creig Northrop specializes in residential real estate throughout the greater Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan area with five office locations throughout Maryland.
  • Recognized for displaying a high standard of professionalism, Northrop’s thorough knowledge of real estate stems from more than 25 years of experience in the industry. 


Featured Rapid Fire Speaker

Erin Lewis – Owner of Goosehead Insurance Maryland

erin lewis headshot 120Talk Title: The #1 Way to Win in Business & Life

Learn the core operating attitude every top performer needs to succeed. Discover the six supporting strategies that will allow you to win in business and in life. Find out how to improve every day performance through these actionable steps to secure a long lasting professional legacy. 

Career Highlights

  • Top 1% earner year after year. Erin Lewis is owner and risk advisor at the fastest growing personal lines insurance agency in the country, Goosehead Insurance.
  • Erin is founder of The Dream Queen Association & Foundation.
  • She currently serves as a Maryland Governor appointed Commissioner for the Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism and Steering Committee Member for the Million Women Mentors- Maryland Initiative.
  • Erin was awarded the 2016 Business Leadership Woman of Impact Award from the Southern Maryland Women’s League and the Lifetime Legacy Leader Award from the Carolyn E Parker Foundation.


Featured Rapid Fire Speaker

Marla Ballard – Owner of Jump Off Point

marla ballard summit

Talk Title: Being Magnetic

Most people keep trying to change their actions to influence what’s going on externally. When we create a shift in what’s going on internally, we can truly amplify and magnetize those intentions and results to our highest benefit. Learn how to shift your awareness to allow you to amplify your results and magnetize more of what you want. Understand the difference between Being Efficient and Being Effective and how that impacts our outcomes with people. Lastly learn and about the importance of creating Win-Win scenarios.

Career Highlights

  • Board Vice Chair, The Dream Queen Association & Foundation.
  • $2.6M Revenue: Marla and her husband Chris started Freedom Wellness which quickly grew, generating millions of dollars in sales across the US and in 9 other countries.
  • $9.4M Revenue: Co-founded Positive Power networking group that generated over 9 million in revenue for its members over its first 10 years.


Featured Rapid Fire Speaker

Suzanne Ratti – Owner of Ideas360, Founder of Thrive! Arundel

suzanne rattiTalk Title: Creating Innovation in Workforce Development

Does your business need to attract and retain young professionals? Is your business struggling to accommodate a virtual workforce? Learn how to create innovation for today and prepare for tomorrow’s workforce by acknowledging and embracing change in the status quo.

Career Highlights

  • Suzanne Ratti is a proven performer and entrepreneur with a passion for helping businesses revolutionize the way they deliver their products and services to their target audience.
  • Her background in Sales and Marketing for powerhouses like Xerox and SmartCEO allow her to translate real-world experience, critical skill sets and proven results for businesses in virtually every industry and setting.
  • Suzanne provides presentations in a coaching style that inspires, motivates and empowers business owners, solopreneurs, and sales teams to think differently.


Featured Rapid Fire Speaker

Ann Brennan – Owner of ASS&M Digital Marketing

ann brennan 120Talk Title The Facebook Tip Nobody Talks About

Facebook shows you what they want. This can be tiring and make you feel as though you can’t get any traction with Facebook. Pay attention and you can be the first to catch their latest trends. Unravel the mystery behind Facebook’s algorithms and use this powerful knowledge to take your business to great heights.

Career Highlights

  • Founded of Burgers and Bands for Suicide Prevention in 2017.
  • Through online marketing and local networking she has been able to increase donations tremendously year over year. In the first year B&B raised $8,000.00. In the second year B&B raised $45,000.00 and in 2019, Ann leading the way B&B raised over $80,000.00 to prevent suicide in our local area. 
  • With a background in running, Ann was an early online influencer in that vertical. 
  • Specializing in helping small businesses better understand the power of social media marketing.


Claim Your Bonus Offer!

Success with Local Marketing BookSuccess with Local Marketing Vol.1 by John Maggio

Success with Local Marketing

Get the book every Networker needs to read now! This book is a step-by-step tool that will take you through the process of converting business cards to a full online marketing plan. 200+ pages packed with actionable processes that will ignite your sales pipeline and keep it full. From creating your eight second elevator pitch to choosing which social media is best for your business. ($49 value)

  • Over 200 Pages of advice, workshops and actionable items
  • Make the Sales Process Comfortable
  • Create a Networking Funnel
  • Convert Social Media into Sales
  • Email Market Like a Pro
  • Create Awesome Blogs and Content



More Bonus Books!

Many of Summit Speakers are Best Selling Authors. You will receive a copy of each book as a BONUS with your ticket.

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Charity Partners


  1. In partnership with Ethan Brennan, a portion of each ticket sold will be donated to Burgers & Bands for Suicide Prevention.
  2. In partnership with William Rowel, Senior Adviser to Mayor Gavin Buckley and Adetola O Ajayi, Community Service Specialist with the City of Annapolis, a $12,000.00 ticket scholarship has been awarded to the at risk young adults in underprivileged communities in Annapolis, Maryland. In participation with Uplift Annapolis, Naptown Anti-Dope MoveMeant, and the F.I.S.H. Tank Programs.