Event Schedule

Talks, Events and Workshops:

WED AUG 28

3:00 pm Hotel Check In for VIP Guests

As a VIP Attendee, enjoy complimentary Disney’s Magical Express Transportation to your hotel from the Orlando International Airport. Check into Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, relax then head to our VIP Welcome Reception.

1 Hour      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

4:00 pm Welcome Reception for VIP Guests

As a VIP attendee, drop by our welcome reception for some light refreshments and book signing with keynote speaker Mike Michalowicz (book included with your VIP ticket)

2.5 Hours      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Casita Courtyard

THURS AUG 29

8:00 am Conference Check In for All Attendees

Mingle with Sponsors and Attendees. Conference attendees check in for the conference and receive your SWAG bag of goodies.

 45 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

8:45 am Conference Kick-off

 15 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

9:00 am OPENING KEYNOTE - Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself w/ Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Today Mike travels the world as entrepreneurial advocate speaking to groups just like ours. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

 75 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

9:45 am Creating massive scale for your smaller business revenue and sales w/ Mike Killen

Without adding hundreds of staff, taking on massive loans or growing to a point where you lose creative control. How can you scale your income, revenue and sales, while staying small? The key is to take the results and benefits that you provide, and free yourself from traditional “delivery” models. In this talk Mike is going to explain how to take your business (ANY business) and increase sales, revenue and customer numbers without getting too big to handle.

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

10:15 pm Get to Know Our Sponsor w/ GoDaddy Pro

 15 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

10:30 am Icebreaker Social Break

Mingle with sponsors and get to know your fellow attendees. During this break there there will be a complimentary snack!

30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

11:00 am Website Support Plans that Don’t Suck … Your Bottom Line w/ Kristina Romero

Learn the working strategies you need to craft website care plans as a successful part of your company’s recurring revenue. Strategies featured will not only apply to website care plans but all website services that can be productized. As founder of WP Care Market, Kristina has coached thousands of website professionals on how to create profitable care plans in their business. Kristina practices what she preaches as an active owner of her own web agency supported solely by website care plan revenue.

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

11:30 am Leveraging your existing knowledge to launch a SaaS w/ James Rose

As an agency owner, you are in an amazing position to create a software product. You have direct access to clients with problems. You have contacts to get word out. You have a problem solving mind and existing knowledge on process and software.

In this talk you will learn how to use these things that you already have to

  1. Come up with an idea
  2. See if people are willing to pay for it
  3. Create a source of recurring revenue that can require very little maintenance

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

12:00 pm Lunch

 1 Hour      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Coronado R-T

1:00 pm Escape Room: Networking Event

Pair up in a small team during this live "lockbox" escape room challenge and you might be the team that wins Disney Gift Cards!

 60 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

2:00 - 4:00 pm Hands-on Workshops (Limited Seats) w/ Kristina Romero, Mike Killen, Lee Goff

Get your "hands dirty" with in-depth practical workshops delivered by your favorite speakers. Choose from: 

Website Maintenance Plan Process Automation - Kristina Romero 
Join Kristina Romero, founder of WP Care Market and the Care Plan Intensive for a 2-hour hands-on-workshop on how to automate your website care plan processes to remove roadblocks from your workflow, increase quality, improve support ticket turn-around time, and allow for delegation to a team. This workshop will not be tool dependent, so bring your current processes and mastermind with the small private group to customize the strategies to your existing set up. 

In Room: Coronado R

Infinitely scalable income funnel: built in real time - Mike Killen 
In this workshop we’re going to BUILD your infinitely scalable income funnel, in real time. Start generating leads that you can follow up with, creating sales and customers on auto-pilot while you sleep AND all without doing any more work than you are now. 

In Room: Coronado S

How to Productize Your Agency – Build it Once, Sell it a Thousand Times - Lee Goff 

Learn about the Agency Object Oriented/Legos Productization Model.  Build & position your products so your clients can dream, build the perfect solution for their business and your profits sky rocket!!

In Room: Coronado T

 2 Hours      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Coronado R - T

8:00 pm Dessert Party at Epcot (Ticketed Event)

As a thank you to our speakers and sponsors we are throwing a party Disney style! All attendees are welcome to purchase a dessert party ticket to join us at this exclusive event being held at Epcot's Eau de France. To purchase tickets visit: https://rrretreat.live/event-addons

1.5 Hours      |      Disney's Epcot - Meet at Guest Relations Booth at the entrance to Epcot

(Walking in as a group)

FRI AUG 30

8:00 am Panel Discussion

The day kicks off with a panel Q&A featuring Mike Killen, Matt Rodela, Cliff Almeida, Kristina Romero and Robert Simmons as they talk about challenges and triumphs in the world of recurring revenue.

 1 Hour      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

9:00 am Self-Care and Support for Entrepreneurs w/ Cory Miller

Cory Miller is a passionate entrepreneur who believes in finding and maintaining work happiness that aligns with your purpose and plays to your strengths, talents and ambitions, while challenging you to do great things with your life. In 2008, he started iThemes, a pioneer in building cutting-edge web design software and training for tens of thousands of customers around the globe. Over a decade and starting from a home office, Cory grew iThemes into a multi-million dollar enterprise, leading a team of 25+ people, in four countries, with an office headquarters in Oklahoma City. In 2011, iThemes was named the 7th fastest growing company in Oklahoma City by the Metro 50. That same year, he co-founded The Div, Inc., a nonprofit tech foundation aimed at inspiring and training the next generation of software developers through its kid’s program, Div, Jr. After a decade of successful business, in January 2018, iThemes was acquired by Liquid Web, a premiere web hosting company, and is now an independent unit within the company. In addition to being a regular leadership speaker, trainer and writer, he is the co-author of WordPress All-in-One for Dummies (Wiley, 2011).

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

9:30 am Finding The Right Recurring Revenue: Wrong Turns & Relationships w/ Kim Doyal

Kim Doyal, formerly known as, “The WordPress Chick”, is an entrepreneur, coach, speaker, podcaster and content strategist. She is the co-founder of the Content Creators Planner and has built her lifestyle business using WordPress, podcasting, creating content, and a commitment to “JustShowUP.” Widowed in 2003 with two small children, she was determined to build a business that allowed her to be at home while doing something she loved. Fast forward to today and she runs the community, Content Creators, is co-founder of the Content Creators Planner, teaches content marketing and coaches entrepreneurs on growth through content strategies.

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

10:00 am Get to Know Our Sponsor w/ Content Snare

 15 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

10:15 am Blueprint to Building a Six-Figure Recurring Revenue Business w/ Clifford Almeida

In less than a year our agency bootstrapped an annual multi 6 figure recurring revenue business! I’ll be sharing the lessons we learned along the way, that I wish I had learned earlier on in our agency journey. Use this actionable advice to attract the right customers and double your monthly recurring revenue or more in the next 12 months.

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

10:45 am The Turnkey Factor: Never lose a customer to Wix or Squarespace again w/ Matthew Rodela

Turnkey website systems are a great service offering for part-time or full-time web consultants who are looking for a way to serve their lower budget clients, earn recurring revenue, and scale their business to serve hundreds of customers without the growing pains of hiring a huge staff.

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

11:15 am Get to Know Our Sponsor w/ GoWP

 15 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

11:30 am Closing Remarks: A Year in the Dream w/ Robert and Alyssa Simmons

 30 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

12:00 pm Lunch

 1 Hour      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Coronado R-T

1:00 pm Escape Room: Networking Event

Pair up in a small team during this live "lockbox" escape room challenge and you might be the team that wins Disney Gift Cards!

 60 Min      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Durango 1 & 2

2:00 - 4:00 pm Hands-on Workshops (Limited Seats) w/ Clifford Almeida, Matthew Rodela, Ellen Martin

Get your "hands dirty" with in-depth practical workshops delivered by your favorite speakers. Choose from: 

Turnkey Websites Blueprint Intensive - Matthew Rodela 
We’ll take the entire blueprint from my turnkey websites course and distill it down to the “low hanging fruit” basics you need to get a successful turnkey website platform up and running. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have your own turnkey platform set-up and ready to go on a test environment that you can then copy over to your own hosting! 

In Room: Coronado R

Learn How to Sell Your Recurring Services Faster & Easier with Audits - Cliff Almedia

Get lessons learned and actionable strategies that we’ve implemented in our agency to grow our recurring revenue streams. I’ll walk you through our proven process converting leads to customers and show you how we sell services like care plans, SEO, development retainers and consulting services. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have actionable strategies and a process you can customize and implement in your business to add $100K+ to your agency in recurring revenue over the next 12 months.

In Room: Coronado S

Building an Online Course and Community for Recurring Revenue - Ellen Martin

Tap Into the Billion-dollar eLearning Market with WordPress eLearning Membership Sites. In this workshop, we’ll review the keys to creating a recurring revenue stream with WordPress eLearning Membership Sites.

In Room: Coronado T

2 Hours      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Coronado R-T

4:00 pm After Party (Ticketed Event)

The event has wrapped and it's time to unwind! All attendees are welcome to purchase an after party ticket to join us at this all-you-can eat buffet being held at the Three Bridge Restaurant at the resort. To purchase tickets visit: https://rrretreat.live/event-addons

2.5 Hours      |      Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Three Bridge Restaurant (Villa Del Lago)