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Grand Potential Podcast


At this Mega Grand Connection Partner Networking event, we will be partnering with three collaborative leaders and their communities.

• Tonya Hofmann of BeeKonnected
• Eli Marcus of The Motivation Show
• Mark Porteous of

Our partners will be sharing their experience and wisdom on creating a powerful business vision and perspective. A well-crafted strategic business vision gives you clarity, focus and the confidence to plan with purpose and go after your dreams. Each of our partners will share their tips, tools and strategies to allow you to more easily control your outcomes and profits. Connect, create and collaborate with a revitalized vision to maximize your grand potential.

Date: Nov 12, 2021
Time: 90 minutes
11:30 am – 1:00 pm PST (Time converter)
(2:30 pm – 4:00 pm EST, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm BST)
Location: Zoom
Agenda: 4-5 rounds of breakout rooms with short business tips in between!
Price: Free on Zoom. (Non-members may attend 2 Grand Connections for free)


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Meet Our Fabulous Partners:

Tonya Hofmann of BeeKonnected started her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 25 founding two retail stores in Houston grossing a million a year. Since then, she has created two business organizations that expanded to 35 locations that she later sold. She created the International Public Speakers Association that was in 25 countries which was sold just before the pandemic. At this time she helped create and is now the CEO of newly established networking platform BeeKonnected that is already in 90 Countries. Tonya is also a celebrated author of 8 books, cover of 5 magazines and an award winning entrepreneur.

Eli Marcus is known as The Mayor of Times Square in NYC where he is the Executive Director of City Guide Magazine, NY’s only large circulation Visitor Magazine. He has served in the tourism industry in NYC for 40 years, perhaps longer than anyone else, and has his hands on the pulse of all that is happening in the Big Apple. He is also the co-publisher of Speakers and Experts Magazine where Professional Speakers can promote themselves to Corporate, Meeting & Event Planners. His podcast The Motivation Show where he interviews world famous Motivational Speakers, Celebs, Athletes, Health Experts & more is ranked in the top 1% of podcasts in the world by Listen Notes. As the former CEO & founder of the world’s largest seminar company, The Seminar Center in New York City, Eli has produced over 3,000 events. These include presenting Michael Jackson at Carnegie Hall, Chicken Soup for the Soul author Mark Victor Hansen, Les Brown, Ivana Trump, Judy Collins, Davy Jones of The Monkees, Ray Manzarek of The Doors, Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Iyanla Vanzant, James van Praagh, The Four Agreements author Don Miguel Ruiz & hundreds of other notable

Known as “The Soul Connector”, Mark Porteous is the father of twins, a boy and a girl, born in 2010. He’s been married to his wife and business partner Renee since 2002. He is a Joint Venture Strategist, Affiliate Concierge, co-founder of the Soul Affiliate Alliance and the #1 Best Selling author of Soulful Leadership; Spiritual Path to Health, Wealth and Love.
Mark connects people to who they are at soul-level, why they are here AND, to the people who can help them THRIVE in their Divine Purpose. Transformational Leaders and Inspired Influencers hire Mark to reach more people with their message by developing soulful collaborations and alliances, so they can leverage their expertise to make a greater impact in the world while enjoying more freedom, ease and flow in their own lives.

You Never Know Who You Will Meet!
Members have made many lasting relationships in the group that have turned into collaborative ventures, podcast interviews, partnerships, referral partners and good clients! The opportunity is to meet with like minded businesses to share skills, receive advice and collaborate! Strategic alliances are an essential part of succeeding in your grand adventure.

What to Expect:
The Grand Connection community is a welcoming group of like-minded businesses with a focus on Grand Giving. At our partner networking events we connect, create, and collaborate by practicing introductions in small breakout groups and share ideas on a common theme. Between each round, you will have the opportunity to meet experts who will share valuable tips to help your business grow. You will get many opportunities to meet new business owners and fine tune your 30 second pitch in this fun, lively, structured event on zoom. Please have your camera, good lighting and microphone available. Practice your short introduction ahead and have a short write-up prepared to share in the chat.