CATAPULT
Fall 2021

The #1 Small Business Conference

Virtual | October 21st, 2021 | 10am - 5:30pm Central CDT

CATAPULT
Fall 2021

The #1 Small Business Conference

Virtual | October 21st, 2021| 10am - 5:30pm Central CDT

CATAPULT
Fall 2021

The #1 Small Business Conference

Virtual | October 21st, 2021 | 10am - 5:30pm Central CDT

Ditch the stuffy keynotes & roll up your sleeves.

Countless conferences promise 10x growth, but few offer the tactical insights you can apply to see the change in your business. As an entrepreneur, your time is valuable. At Catapult, we deliver world-class training with actionable steps you can make to grow your business. 

This annual conference brings together members of the Cultivate community for skill-building and networking. Previously Catapult was an in-person conference that shifted to an easily accessible virtual platform in 2020. As a result, we successfully brought together an even larger community of entrepreneurs. To get a closer look at Catapult, take a look at our highlight reel from Catapult 2019.

Catapult is about action. When you attend Catapult, you can expect to:

  • Get a fresh perspective on your business from a variety of virtual breakout sessions and inspirational keynotes.
  • Meet hundreds of fellow entrepreneurs in our exclusive virtual one-on-one networking feature.
  • Attend tailored breakout sessions where you can focus on your businesses' unique challenges.
  • Leave with your plan of action to crush your goals this year.
Catapult is now fully virtual. Check out clips from our in-person Catapult Conference in 2019.

Keynote Speakers

Walter Bond

Founder & CEO, Walter Bond Worldwide Inc.

Premier Keynote | 10:45 aM

Shark Mindset: The Story Of The Shark, The Suckerfish And The Parasite

Experience the teaching power of storytelling! Based on Walter's most recent book Swim!, this powerful keynote dives into the power of adopting a "shark mindset," and how it can drastically alter the trajectory of your business.

This keynote follows four relatable main characters into a journey out in the deep blue. With a little humor, a little love, and a lot of passion, Walter will teach your team practical steps to implement the sacred six – the principles behind the shark mindset.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace growth and change – even in times of crisis
  • Stay flexible as an individual and a team member
  • Develop a pattern of elevating others within your organization

Premier Keynote | 12:20 pM

Creating Superfans With An Ultimate Customer Experience

How would your business change if the number of qualified referrals you received doubled? Tripled? What would it mean if — instead of just creating customers — you were creating engaged, loyal superfans?


In this program, Brittany shares her proven, actionable strategies for creating and automating experiences that convert customers into devoted superfans: Repeat clients who will advocate for your product or service without you even having to ask.


Key Takeaways:

  • Internalize the meeting of "superfans" and the important role they play in building lasting brands
  • Craft their own unique stories to help attract superfans
  • Ask the questions necessary to better understand their customers’ unique, often unspoken needs
  • Understand why the best marketing doesn’t cost money
  • Exceed expectations at every step of the Customer Journey
  • Implement Brittany’s five-step SUPERFANS System to boost reputation, referrals, and revenue

Brittany Hodak

Chief Experience Officer, Experience.com 

Seth Mattison

Founder & CEO, FutureSight Labs 

Premier Keynote | 2:00 pM

Navigating What’s Next: Insights for Shaping the Future and Driving Performance

As we round the corner on 2021 and prepare to meet 2022 with a renewed spirit of clarity and conviction, leaders are making big bets on what’s next for their industry and the world at large. Navigating this defining moment while preparing to capture the opportunity will require a new set of leadership skills and competencies to drive innovation, elevate performance and shape outcomes.

Rooted in the research and bolstered by time to help high performing leaders through challenging transformations, Seth Mattison will share insights on the biggest trends impacting organizational performance in the year ahead. Armed with actionable insights participants will be primed to elevate their influence, fortify their perseverance, and spot the trends of 2022 to gain first-mover advantage.

Key Takeaways:

  • Insights on the trends shaping the future of work.
  • Strategies to capitalize on 2022 opportunities.
  • Models for thinking like a futurist and running experiments.
  • Perspectives on the leadership skills and competencies of the future.

The Leadership Retreat Every Business Owner Deserves

At Catapult you won't hear a stuffy keynote from a c-suite exec, you'll hear from entrepreneurs who dive deep on each topic providing key insights that guarantee you leave with a new perspective and key action items you can implement immediately.

  • Virtual Networking
  • Roundtable Discussions
Let’s face it: virtual conferences can be boring

Our community of business owners are inspiring and full of learning, but most virtual conferences don’t let you meet conference attendees like a live event.

That’s why we have invested in a dynamic virtual networking feature that will allow you to meet business owners one-on-one or at a virtual roundtable, just like a live event.

Catapult uses Airmeet to provide an interactive experience.

Ditch the stuffy keynotes & roll up your sleeves.

Countless conferences promise 10x growth, but few offer the tactical insights you can apply to see the change in your business. As an entrepreneur, your time is valuable. At Catapult, we deliver world-class training with actionable steps you can make to grow your business. 

This annual conference brings together members of the Cultivate community for skill-building and networking. Previously Catapult was an in-person conference that shifted to an easily accessible virtual platform in 2020. As a result, we successfully brought together an even larger community of entrepreneurs. To get a closer look at Catapult, take a look at our highlight reel from Catapult 2019.

Catapult is about action. When you attend Catapult, you can expect to:

  • Get a fresh perspective on your business from a variety of virtual breakout sessions and inspirational keynotes.
  • Meet hundreds of fellow entrepreneurs in our exclusive virtual one-on-one networking feature.
  • Attend tailored breakout sessions where you can focus on your businesses' unique challenges.
  • Leave with your plan of action to crush your goals this year.
Catapult is now fully virtual. Check out clips from our in-person Catapult Conference in 2019.

Keynote Speakers

Walter Bond

Founder & CEO, Walter Bond Worldwide Inc.

Premier Keynote | 10:45 aM

Shark Mindset: The Story Of The Shark, The Suckerfish And The Parasite

Experience the teaching power of storytelling! Based on Walter's most recent book Swim!, this powerful keynote dives into the power of adopting a "shark mindset," and how it can drastically alter the trajectory of your business.

This keynote follows four relatable main characters into a journey out in the deep blue. With a little humor, a little love, and a lot of passion, Walter will teach your team practical steps to implement the sacred six – the principles behind the shark mindset.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace growth and change – even in times of crisis
  • Stay flexible as an individual and a team member
  • Develop a pattern of elevating others within your organization

Brittany Hodak

Chief Experience Officer, EXPERIENCE.COM 

PREMIER KEYNOTE | 12:20 PM

Creating Superfans With An Ultimate Customer Experience

How would your business change if the number of qualified referrals you received doubled? Tripled? What would it mean if — instead of just creating customers — you were creating engaged, loyal superfans?


In this program, Brittany shares her proven, actionable strategies for creating and automating experiences that convert customers into devoted superfans: Repeat clients who will advocate for your product or service without you even having to ask.


Key Takeaways:

  • Internalize the meeting of "superfans" and the important role they play in building lasting brands
  • Craft their own unique stories to help attract superfans
  • Ask the questions necessary to better understand their customers’ unique, often unspoken needs
  • Understand why the best marketing doesn’t cost money
  • Exceed expectations at every step of the Customer Journey
  • Implement Brittany’s five-step SUPERFANS System to boost reputation, referrals, and revenue

Seth Mattison

FOUNDER & CEO, FUTURESIGHT LABS

Premier Keynote | 3:30 PM

Navigating What’s Next: Insights for Shaping the Future and Driving Performance

As we round the corner on 2021 and prepare to meet 2022 with a renewed spirit of clarity and conviction, leaders are making big bets on what’s next for their industry and the world at large. Navigating this defining moment while preparing to capture the opportunity will require a new set of leadership skills and competencies to drive innovation, elevate performance and shape outcomes.

Rooted in the research and bolstered by time to help high performing leaders through challenging transformations, Seth Mattison will share insights on the biggest trends impacting organizational performance in the year ahead. Armed with actionable insights participants will be primed to elevate their influence, fortify their perseverance, and spot the trends of 2022 to gain first-mover advantage.

Key Takeaways:

  • Insights on the trends shaping the future of work.
  • Strategies to capitalize on 2022 opportunities.
  • Models for thinking like a futurist and running experiments.
  • Perspectives on the leadership skills and competencies of the future.

The Leadership Retreat Every Business Owner Deserves

At Catapult you won't hear a stuffy keynote from a c-suite exec, you'll hear from entrepreneurs who dive deep on each topic providing key insights that guarantee you leave with a new perspective and key action items you can implement immediately.

  • Virtual Networking
  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Let’s face it: virtual conferences can be boring

Our community of business owners are inspiring and full of learning, but most virtual conferences don’t let you meet conference attendees like a live event.

That’s why we have invested in a dynamic virtual networking feature that will allow you to meet business owners one-on-one or at a virtual roundtable, just like a live event.

Catapult uses Airmeet to provide an interactive experience.

Agenda

Thursday - October 21

All times shown in CDT

10:00am

Morning Networking
Kick off the day by jumping into virtual one-on-one networking with fellow business owners.

10:30am

Catapult Kick Off
Welcome remarks from Cultivate Advisors CEO and Co-founder Casey Clark


10:45am

Keynote

Shark Mindset: The Story Of The Shark, The Suckerfish And The Parasite
Based on Walter's most recent book Swim!, this powerful keynote dives into the power of adopting a "shark mindset," and how it can drastically alter the trajectory of your business. With a little humor, a little love, and a lot of passion, Walter will teach your team practical steps to implement the principles behind the shark mindset.

11:50pm

Shark Mindset Roundtables
Jump into virtual roundtables with fellow business owners to discuss key takeaways and tackle related challenges in your business.

12:10pm

Break
Take a break or make new connections at our virtual networking.

12:20pm

Keynote

Creating Superfans With An Ultimate Customer Experience
How would your business change if the number of qualified referrals you received doubled? Tripled? In this session, Brittany will share her proven, actionable strategies for creating and automating experiences that convert customers into devoted superfans: Repeat clients who will advocate for your product or service without you even having to ask.

1:30pm

Creating Superfans Roundtables
Jump into virtual roundtables with fellow business owners to discuss key takeaways and tackle related challenges in your business.

1:50pm

Break
Take a break or make new connections at our virtual networking. 

2:00pm

Keynote

Navigating What’s Next: Insights for Shaping the Future and Driving Performance
Seth Mattison will share insights on the biggest trends impacting organizational performance in the year ahead. Armed with actionable insights participants will be primed to elevate their influence, fortify their perseverance, and spot the trends of 2022 to gain first-mover advantage.

3:00pm

Conference Wrap
Final words and reflection of learnings from the day.

3:15pm

2022 Planning Roundtables
Take all of your learning from the conference and join other entrepreneurs for one final reflection of roundtables.

4:00pm

Evening Networking (Ends 5PM)
Take this extra time to meet your fellow entrepreneurs in our virtual one-on-one networking feature.

Thursday - October 21

All times shown in CDT


10:00am – 10:30am

Morning Networking
Kick off the day by jumping into virtual one-on-one networking with fellow business owners.


10:30am – 10:45am

Catapult Kick Off
Welcome remarks from Cultivate Advisors CEO and Co-founder Casey Clark


10:45am – 11:50am

Keynote
Shark Mindset: The Story Of The Shark, The Suckerfish And The Parasite
Based on Walter's most recent book Swim!, this powerful keynote dives into the power of adopting a "shark mindset," and how it can drastically alter the trajectory of your business. With a little humor, a little love, and a lot of passion, Walter will teach your team practical steps to implement the principles behind the shark mindset.


11:50am – 12:10pm

Shark Mindset Roundtables
Jump into virtual roundtables with fellow business owners to discuss key takeaways and tackle related challenges in your business.


12:10pm – 12:20pm

Break
Take a break or make new connections at our virtual networking.


12:20pm -  1:30pm

Keynote
Creating Superfans With An Ultimate Customer Experience
How would your business change if the number of qualified referrals you received doubled? Tripled? In this session, Brittany will share her proven, actionable strategies for creating and automating experiences that convert customers into devoted superfans: Repeat clients who will advocate for your product or service without you even having to ask.


1:30pm - 1:50pm

Creating Superfans Roundtables
Jump into virtual roundtables with fellow business owners to discuss key takeaways and tackle related challenges in your business.


1:50pm - 2:00pm

Break
Take a break or make new connections at our virtual networking.


2:00pm – 3:00pm

Keynote
Navigating What’s Next: Insights for Shaping the Future and Driving Performance
Seth Mattison will share insights on the biggest trends impacting organizational performance in the year ahead. Armed with actionable insights participants will be primed to elevate their influence, fortify their perseverance, and spot the trends of 2022 to gain first-mover advantage.


3:00pm – 3:15pm

Conference Wrap
Final words and reflection of learnings from the day.


3:15pm - 4:00pm

2022 Planning Roundtables
Take all of your learning from the conference and join other entrepreneurs for one final reflection of roundtables.


4:00pm - 5:00pm

Evening Networking 
Take this extra time to meet your fellow entrepreneurs in our virtual one-on-one networking feature.


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