The 2008 AMAA Business and Technology Summit "Growth Strategies That Work"


AMAA Business and Technology Summit Event Information

Just learning about the American Martial Arts Business Summit 2008? You can view our list below.

Friday, October 24, 2008 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The AMAA Business Theme is It's Time to Reinvent Your Martial Arts Business."

You are Invited to Attend the AMAA Business Summit

Register FREE Sponsored by the American Martial Arts Alliance,LLC.

Don't miss the 2008 AMAA Nationals Martial Arts Championship see attachment

With changes in martial business and technology, the economy and the marketplace continuing at breakneck speed, many martial arts business owners have realized it's time to reinvent themselves with 21 century management skills.

Join other martial arts business owner or martial artist with a desire to open a martial arts business for the martial arts management event of the year sponsored by Hampton Inn Hotel

You'll be rubbing elbows with those who offer cutting edge technology and business solutions. There'll be lots of time to ask your questions, and bring yourself up to speed to make the right decisions for your martial arts business in competitive times.

At this year's Summit you will: 

  •  Exchange ideas with experts and peers
  •  Connect with potential new alliances, resources and customers
  •   Take away proven strategies you can apply to your own martial arts  business
  •  FREE information and business kits from NAPMA and Members Solution
  •  Learn more about the new AMAA Eagles Club network  for martial arts school owners
  •  Attendees receive discount on other upcoming business tele-classes, workshops and seminars

We keep the energy high and the emphasis on what you want now. To educate, entertain and inspire you, we've assembled a terrific roster of speakers.

Grandmaster Joe Corley,  Black Belt Hall of Fame Member and Sports Entrepreneur. He has more than 40 years experience in the martial arts, and is the producer of PKA Karate & Kickboxing for television. Joe Corley is also the founder of the Battle of Atlanta, now considered the largest and most prestigious open karate tournament in the world.


Grandmaster Stephen Oliver, For more than 32 years Stephen Oliver has operated SUPER-SUCCESSFUL martial arts schools! From the most traditional roots, the Jhoon Rhee Institute, he’s built an International Franchise organization that’s taking the industry by storm.


Grandmaster Jerome "Magic" Johnson, Mr. Johnson has more than 40 years in the martial arts and is CEO of Tsoft Software Products, Inc.--a technology firm with products in 42 states and 4 foreign countries.


Grandmaster Jessie Bowen, Jessie Bowen is the President of Karate International of Durham, Inc., Owner of USA Workshops, and Executive Director of the American Martial Arts Alliance, LLC and Elite Personal Coaching located in Durham North Carolina. He specializes in mental performance training for success in business, team sports, and personal success coaching.


Grandmaster Lawrence Arthur, is a marketing Specialist and Multiple School Owner. Grandmaster Lawrence Arthur for over 35 year was a pioneer in martial arts business management. He has duplicated his success in a chain of American Freestyle Karate schools.  


Master Kathy Olvesky, Kathy Olevsky, 8th Degree Black Belt together with her husband Rob, have owned and managed Karate International in Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1978. They have produced over 400 black belts. Kathy’s topic is “Transform your small school to 300 students.”

What do we talk about at the AMAA Business Summit?

AMAA BlogTalkRadio Talk with the Master Show

Replay of the 2007 AMAA Business Summit Guest Speaker Rob Colasanti, NAPMA President


October 25, AMAA Nationals Martial Arts Championship

PDF Brochure Download


Press and media, please send inquiries and communications to Master Diane Whitfield at

More questions?
Contact us at or call 919-489-6100


Join the AMAA Charter Program




Name Sales End Price
AMAA Business Summit Ended Free

On the Web

Martial Arts Masters Online Radio by Hanshi Jessie Bowen ...

Technology; Women; Explore . Popular; Today ... Talk With the Masters Blog Radio Show hosted by ... to invite you to be apart of the 2008 AMAA Business Summit by ...

ghanaweb Blog: 'Run Baby Run' Shines At The African

... Best Directing and Best Screen Play at the 2008 AMAA. ... GH Technology Summit Attend FREE-Nov. 13, 2014, ... PARTNERS WANTED TRANSPORT BUSINESS …

Advisory Board | Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors

... L.L.C. is a provider of tax and business advisory services ... Long Island Business News and The Journal of the National Conference ... TSCPA, ACG, AMAA ...

AAMA Official Site - American Association of Medical ...

What is a Medical Assistant? What is a CMA (AAMA)? Occupational Analysis of the CMA (AAMA) Compensation and Benefits; ... AAMA 58th Annual Conference

Chicago attorneys and legal services from leading law firm ...

... be a guest speaker at the MNCPA Business Valuation Conference. ... Illinois Technology Association to be a ... sponsored by the AMAA. On June 17, 2008, ...

Media Bling - Influence Expansion

April 2008. Social Media Summit ... Small Business Technology Summit “Business & Technology: Growth Strategies that Work ...

Ghana to host AMAA Nominations Party | Movies 2010-02-01

Feb 01, 2010 · ... Ghana was chosen due to her impressive showing and surprise wins at the 2008 edition of ... The AMAA is an offshoot ... GH Technology Summit ...

Oscars Approves Nigerian Committee For Screening Of Nollywood Films

In March 2012, Chineze was part of the panel at a conference in Harvard Business School ... of the 2007 Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) UK Roadshow. The ensuing relationship culminated in Chioma …

Leadership • 5/4/2014

Nigeria: Oscars Approves Nigerian Committee for Screening of Nollywood Films

In March 2012, Chineze was part of the panel at a conference in Harvard Business School discussing ... in Chioma producing the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards and the institution of a brainchild of hers called the AMAA Charity Benefit.

AllAfrica • 5/4/2014 CEO Will Declare That 'Your Small Business is Dead,' During Keynote Address at Small Business Summit 2007

The theme of the second annual Small Business Summit, "Business and Technology: Growth Strategies That Work," will take place on February ... Since its launch in 2008, Cloud Expo TV commercials have been aired and CNBC, Fox News Network, and …

Ajax World Magazine • 1/24/2007

Chris Mitchell admits The Australian has not been profitable since 2008

New technology and new audience behaviour is one thing; future business strategies and innovation ... to be profitable since the global financial crisis of 2008 its editor-in-chief Chris Mitchell has conceded in a video interview, on the newspaper ...

Mumbrella • 2/25/2014

Nigeria trails Congo, S’ Africa in the battle for AMAA 2011 crest

I want to say we have strong films across Africa and Diaspora in competition for this year’s AMAA and all the films that made the nominations whether they win or not in their different categories are good films that will do well in film circuits around ...

Vanguard • 3/19/2011

Excellence in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Recognized at Frost & Sullivan’s India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2008

IMEA 2008 saw both Large and Emerging Enterprises ... amongst others, this summit provided an ideal platform for knowledge exchange and business networking. Microsoft was the partner for this year. The Financial Express was the National Print Partner.

redOrbit • 12/9/2008

San Jose incubators rated high for giving life to businesses

City officials say San Jose is seeing a good ... incubator association conference in Texas last month. The National Business Incubation Association recognized the city's Environmental Business Cluster as the 2008 Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year ...

The Business Journal • 6/22/2008

Australian Muslims celebrate a year of high achievement

A gathering of the finest of Australia’s Muslims community witnessed a celebration of remarkable accomplishments and success at the Australian Muslim Achievement Awards (AMAA) 2012 held ... Minister’s 2020 Summit in 2008. Since 2010 he has …

Muslim Village • 11/27/2012

Ghana to host AMAA Nominations Party

Ghana will host this year’s nomination party for the prestigious annual African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) on February 26 ... due to her impressive showing and surprise wins at the 2008 edition of the awards when ‘Run Baby Run’ cleared all major ...

Ghana Web • 2/1/2010

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, 2face Idibia, Basketmouth to speak at Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2014

LAGOS | NIGERIA: The umbrella summit for Nigeria's entertainment industry ... Social Responsibility, information technology, Music, Media and Business. "Just like last year, our speakers and panellists this year are …

Modern Ghana • 3/17/2014

Related Events