Presented by the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce



    Two Hours of Life Changing Education and Entertainment!!!! 

    From 2 PM- 4 PM Come See Diane Ripstein 

    Present Yourself Better: 

    Sales Pitch, Managing People, Networking, Elevator Pitch 

     Learn Diane's tips, tricks and techniques on sounding smarter so you can communicate better and grow your business. 



    To name a few, Diane's Clients include: 





    $25 ADMISSION 
     Includes wristband access to lunch or additional speaker, business exhibit, restaurant tastings at the event & tote-bag 

      Membership Lunch, Local Businesses, Restaurant samples

    Raffle Prizes  & More!

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    11:00 am- 4:00 pm

    Chesterfield Technical Center
    13900 Hull Street Rd

    Business Exhibitors

    Aikey's Home Improvement, LLC             Argent Federal Credit Union                        Axim Solutions                               Ball Office Products                     

    Benefider                                                    Blue Ridge Event Production                      Bryant & Stratton College               Business Network International

    C & F Bank                                                Chesterfield Economic Development       Chesterfield Education Foundation   Chesterfield Police Department Chiropractic Family Health                       Chris Winslow & Friends                          Copy Fax Digital Office Solutions     Dream Krete                                     Easley Hedrick Insurance                          Entercom                                                    Exterior Source                                   FASTSIGNS                                    Friends of Amanda Chase                         GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.                    Heritage Oaks Senior Living              Holiday Barn Pet Resort                  Image 360                                                 Johnson Controls                                        Launch Trampoline Park Richmond   Network Data Security Experts          Networking Technologies + Support        New York Life- H. Dale Matheney            Office Pride Commercial Cleaning     Pridestaff                                            Qualified Staffing of VA                           Richmond Alarm Company                        River City Consulting                         RJ Smith Companies                          Ross Media Solutions                               Spring Arbor Cottage at Salisbury              Stonehenge Golf & Country Club      Strayer University                               Superior Signs, LLC                                The Observer                                               Third Marble Marketing                      Touchstone Bank                               Transworld Business Advisors                 United Health Care                                     USHEALTH Advisors                         Winslow & McCurry 


    Restaurant Exhibitors

    Casa Del Barco and Island Shrimp Co             Edible Arrangements of RVA              Jon Smith Subs        The Boathouse at Sunday Park                 Tazikis 


    2019 Event Sponsors


    Community Leader


    Red Carpet Sponsor



    Tote Bag Sponsor



    Supporting Sponsor 



    Business Showcase Sponsor





    Patrick Carroll serves as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Sandler Training. Patrick received his degree in Rhetoric & Communication at the University of Richmond and has a passion for the elements of communication, rhetoric, & psychology in business and selling scenarios. He is fascinated with sales & marketing alignment and how technology is transforming the business world and sales landscape. Patrick is a firm believer that (sales) success all boils down to the right attitude, the right behaviors & the right techniques.




    Diane Ripstein, Chief Communicator at DianeRipstein.com, is a nationally-recognized communications expert: a veteran speaker, performer, consultant and coach. After working with Diane, her blue-chip executive and management clients sound as smart as they are and deliver winning presentations. Combining insights and stories from her 20 years of media advertising sales with humorous theatrical flair from performing her award-winning, one-woman, Off-Broadway show, Move on the Cha-Cha’s, Diane delivers. She'll grab your attention, tickle your funny bone, and have you nodding in agreement.