18.apr Lima, OH

Dream On: Lima

About Dream On: Lima

Most people in the Lima area tend to take their dreams and implement them into other cities. Our mission at Dream On:Lima is to reverse this by hosting a conference with people who are big hitters in the area of entrepreneurship, customer service, management, and all other aspects of business. These big hitters, paired with local entrepreneurs that have impacted this city for the last couple decades, will prove you do not have to leave Lima to be a success story. The fact that Lima is one of the most cost effective cities in the USA, makes sense for businesses and individuals to stay here and make their dollar go farther. By joining forces with Dream On, your company will be highlighted and marketed as a staple of this movement.

Dream On:Lima utilizes keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and local business owners who have invested their careers into this city. This one day experience will draw out the brilliance and creativity inside your employees and upper level management, and help them function at a higher level for years to come.










Ken Coleman - Dream On: Lima

Ken Coleman


Ken Coleman is the host of The Ken Coleman Show and author of One Question: Life-Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices. An acclaimed interviewer and broadcaster, Coleman equips, encourages and entertains listeners through thought-provoking questions, helping them unlock their passions and move toward a fulfilled purpose.

Tom Burden - Dream On: Lima

Tom Burden


In 2013, Founder and inventor, Tom Burden, discovered the problem of ineffective tool accessibility, while working as an F-16 Weapons Mechanic in the Air Force. He decided that this was a problem worth solving and began prototyping and iterating in his basement until finally building a product that, not only, solved his problem, but also improved his experience as a mechanic. Thus, the Grypmat was born.

Jason Duff - Dream On: Lima

Jason Duff


Jason Duff is an acclaimed speaker, real estate developer and award winning Entrepreneur. Jason graduated Ohio Northern University in 2005 and received a degree in Business Management from the Dicke College of Business. He is the Founder & CEO of Community Storage & Properties, Ltd. and COMSTOR Outdoor, Ltd. and also serves in executive capacities to several other businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

Tug Taviano - Dream On: Lima

Tug Taviano


Tug Taviano is himself. With over 20 years of National Marketing experience, Tug has shifted from National Concert Promoting to Local Real Estate where he received the presidential award for his sales in his first year in business. Tug received his MBA from Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana. Tug has promoted concerts with Rascall Flatts, events with Duck Commander, and many other celebrities, professional athletes and national recording artists. Tug’s desire is to see everyone function as themselves, while choosing a career that they are passionate about.

Jessika Phillips - Dream On: Lima

Jessika Phillips


Selected as Woman Owned Business of the Year in 2018 and One of the Top 12 Global Rising Stars on Social Media to Watch in 2017: Jessika is on a mission to make relationships the forefront of business marketing. She’s known for this outspoken dedication to Relationship Marketing. Jessika lives by her statement that “Relationships will always be more powerful than marketing,” and she believes in being a magnet vs a Bullhorn to truly connect with your tribe. As a social media strategist, Jessika founded NOW Marketing Group in 2010 with only a laptop and a vision. The company is now a Forbes recognized Agency Partner and a certified inbound partner with Hubspot.

Hollywood Producer Nick Kellis - Dream On: Lima

Nick Kellis


Nick Kellis, a Shawnee High School and OSU alumnus with over 20 years experience in the Hollywood film and TV industry, producing TV shows like LA Ink, Clean House and Kim Of Queens and, in Lima, produces commercial campaigns for OIO, the Vein Care Center, Anytime Fitness, T&D Interiors and Union Bank and also PSAs for The Lima YP and the Chamber’s Schmoozapalooza. He’s also been working to bring a Hallmark-style, faith based movie to Lima. He is also known for producing the films A Walk with Grace, Endangered (1994) and American Health & Fitness (1999)

Dr. Michael Griffith - Dream On: Lima

Dr. Michael Griffith


Dr. Griffith has been active in the field of mental health for over 38 years working in a variety of clinical, academic and administrative roles. His work has included providing clinical assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, adults and geriatric clients. He has taught Psychology on the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level including several years teaching in the Seminary environment. His specializations include Marriage and Family therapy, Mood Disorders, Forensic/Correctional psychology, Geriatric Psychology, Developmental Disability and Christian Counseling.

Kelly Ambriole - Dream On: Lima

Kelly Ambriole


With over 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur, business owner and customer service manager, Kelly employs the Sandler Training methodologies that reinforces the behavior, attitudes and techniques needed to take personal and business success to the next level. Kelly specializes in helping companies in all industries and of all sizes develop outstanding customer service teams that do more than simply develop good relationships with clients.

Ben & Sara Anderson - Dream On: Lima

Ben & Sara Anderson


Eric Weichert - Dream On: Lima

Eric Weichert


Bob Hager - Dream On: Lima

Bob Hager


Bob has over 35 years of professional management experience with primary focus on revenue growth, operational planning, orgizational planning, leadership, accountability and performance management systems. He has successfully led his company to consistent and profitable growth, culture change and improvements. He has 35 years of family business experience and expertise and is currently president of a $20 million organization.


Registration will take place in the lobby of the civic center where every registrant will receive their Dream On: Lima swag for the day. We will also provide a continental breakfast at this time as well.

Tom Burden

Tom Burden, as seen on Shark Tank, inventor of grypmat, time magazine and Forbes 30 under 30 will be talking about identifying your bariors and how to break through them.

Tom Burden

Pick from your choice of 5 different speakers and topics

Various Speakers

Enjoy a delicious lunch covered in your registration costs.

Ken Coleman

Ken Coleman the host of the Ken Coleman Show will speak about identifying what you are created to do and how to make your dream job a reality.

Ken Coleman

Pick from your choice of 5 different speakers and topics

Various Speakers
Jason Duff

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We will wrap up the day with live music, give aways and networking

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General Admission
  • General Admission Seating
  • Lunch
  • Preferred Seating
  • VIP Lunch
  • Additional Perks
Group Rate
  • General Admission Seating for your group
  • Lunch

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