Shelly is the go to person for any event.  I have attended her events and she is the most proficient organizer I have come across.  Love attending any event she organizes.  - Gladys Perez-Hilty, Aflac, Dallas, TX


The Chocolate Festival was the best event I have ever attended in Nashville.  Just amazing. -Sharon Crowley, Dove Discoveries, Nashville, TN


Shelly Rice is one of the most amazing business women & Network Worker I have ever met. Not only that, but her kindness and sincere desire to help others goes above & beyond! I have been privileged to attend several of her events and hands down one of the most productive and worthwhile business decisions made. The benefits are too numerous to list! You have no idea what you are missing if you are not connected with this amazing woman so don't wait! - Kristi Wells, Rodan & Fields, Tulsa, OK


I was just hoping to make my $100 back and make a few connections and I made over $1,500 in sales and orders and met hundreds of people.  CRAZY GREAT event. Lisa V. - Origami Owl, Nashville, TN


Shelly is amazing in how she can help people make business changing connections through her vast network.  She also has outstanding event planning skills and has successfully organized many gatherings that have helped people move their businesses forward and change their lives.  - Susan Schaefer, Owner-Ships N Trips Travel, Nashville


Shelly is a master at creating and promoting events. Her business is constantly expanding, due to her creativity and vision. I have enjoyed and prospered from being a part of her events, and look forward to continuing our networking relationship. Judith Allen, GiaWellness, South Bend, IN


It has been a pleasure working with Shelly at the different Chocolate Blues where I have been a vendor. She is very professional and on top of her game, paying attention to details which helped make her events very successful.
Thank you Shelly.  -Carolyn Robbins, Youngevity


Shelly's events are amazing and she is a smart, generous and kind woman.  Shelly puts her heart into her events.  She is fabulous to work with and to learn from.  Jennifer Martin, Bowling Green, KY


Shelly has motivated me to go beyond what I thought I wanted, and into what I was made to do. Her events are so encouraging, and the people I've met through these events have been invaluable. Shelly does not host an event and leave you, either. She has followed up with me, strategized, introduced me to other like-minded individuals, and has shown a genuine concern for my success. If you have a chance to attend any of her events, you need to grab it. -Angela Walsh, Houston, TX - Scentsy


Shelly is an amazing woman with expertise in so many different areas! She is a public speaker who moves and inspires her audience with her life stories! She produces incredible events where the goal is for the attendees to make new connections, even if it's in a community they have lived in all their lives - and that goal is ALWAYS met! She truly should be called the "Connection Queen" - I haven't met anyone else who could connect me with so many different people, all over the country! I have had the pleasure of working with Shelly on some of her projects and her creativity just amazes me. She thinks on an entirely different wavelength than most people, but always has the participants' best interest at the heart of every event she produces! -Becky Miller, LegalSheild, Amarillo TX

Thank you for such a great conference yesterday.  I had countless take-a-ways.  Looking forward to the next one.  Darby Rae, Speaker, Author, Businesswoman, Indianapolis, IN

The Life Changing Conference has expanded my mind and my heart to living larger and being bigger in my mission.  I have met such incredible, powerful women who are changing the world while changing their lives.  - Terri Armstrong, Speaker,  Austin, TX

I am so grateful for you an for this conference.  I made the BEST connections and learned some really great strategies that I'm looking forward to applying to my business.  Thank you.  - Margie Johnson, Memphis, TN

The Life Changing Conference was a breath of fresh air.  Meeting women who truly care about each other's success and well being made for a wonderful, life-changing day.  -Sylvia Barone, Speaker, San Antonio, TX

Shelly is one of the most powerful networkers I have ever met.  She has a special gift of making the right connections with those in her circle of influence.  She has created groups, organizations and events to service the small business community.  Spend a few minutes with Shelly and she will freely share her knowledge and experience.  Shelly can help you take your business to new levels.  - Linda Ballesteros, Plano, TX


Tulsa Chocolate Festival was a well organized event, networking with other professionals proved to be very beneficial. Shelly knows her business well and follows up with her contacts immediately. Lisha Williams, Tulsa, OK


Shelly Rice is the event planner of the century.  She is a dynamic, people oriented professional. She has the skills to insure that an event is productive for both vendors and attendees. Above all, she's a great person.  Errol Allen, Speaker, Trainer, Houston, TX


Shelly Rice knows networking!  She can bring more people together faster than anyone I know. -Randy Mayes, Coach, Springfield, MO

Shelly organizes and runs her events so they come off without a hitch. I've attended and participated in events she has organized and been very impressed with her execution. Shelly is connected to more contacts than anybody I know and is willing to introduce her contacts to help make connections where and when it is appropriate. -Dean Arens, LPL 

The event has opened doors for me.  Thank you so much. -C. Atkinson, Catering/Owner, Nixa, MO


I am proud to have been in the presents of such a professional. Shelly Rice has been blessed with a gift everyone should experience. If there is an event that she is hosting in your area, don’t miss it! Thank you, Shelly.  James Boggus, World Adventures, Dallas, TX 

I want to thank you for a great event in Indianapolis! We enjoyed being part of the event and made great contacts. We will definitely be back at the next event. -Eileen Broaddus, Chocolate Fountains 

Fantastic!  Great way to network.  Shelly you are terrific and I hope to see lots of you.  Brenda Fritz

We have gained 18 new members since the festival, that's just 2 days and I'm sure we will gain more as a result of the event.  Shelly Rice is amazing. -Joe Sting, Owner- Cup of Coffee Networkers 

Shelly Rice is passionate about what she does. She coordinates one of the most successful business networking expos around. She covers every deal from the smallest to the largest to make sure all participants and visitors benefit. She is a pleasure to work with and has a great personality. Always has a smile on her face no matter how hectic the day is. She is definitely a "Master Event Planner". She does it right!  Beverly Schwartz

I had a really great time, met a lot of new people and saw some old friends.  I will definitely do this again.  The crowd never stopped and I'm not sure if I even sat down all day.  It was a success for us, thank you. -J. Smith, Aflac

I thought it went very well!  V. Shank

I don't ever feel I can adequately express what Shelly's friendship and presence in my life truly has meant! I owe a great deal of my existing FABULOUS and AMAZING network to her! The love she so graciously shines into everyone is incredible. And, the continued love, support and beautiful kindness she extends to me personally is phenomenal! Some of my best friends, business collaboration opportunities and true soul mates have been a direct result of the light Shelly shines!!! She is the ultimate connector and someone who would be blessed to know! - Candy Barone, Speaker

I made more contacts in one day than I made all of last year. Simply Amazing!  -David Scott


We came with several reps from our company.  We all had a great time.  Everyone was very friendly and I believe we made some great connections.  We are all looking forward to long time business relationships that began today.  The Chocolate Blues was fantastic.  Thank you for the opportunity.  Tracy Senellenburger, Jordan Essentials  

I really appreciate all the time you took with me before the event explaining everything.  It helped.  You have us some great ideas on how to set things up and we believe we will have great results from this event.  So many great contacts.  Thanks. -S. Perez, State Farm

Everyone was in such a great mood, it felt like a party, not a networking event. Great connections. C. Edwards, St. Louis, MO

Friendly, lively, informative, fun and successful!  I made some great contacts.  I now know more people than I would have met at a regular networking meeting. -Bob. Franklin, Springfield, MO

Shelly is an amazing woman that has incredible business networking skills. Humble, sweet and extremely professional are not often seen in the same sentence but Shelly somehow exudes these and many more personality traits, all of the time.  The Chocolate Blues events that she plans are FABULOUS for networking and unmatched on the level of vendors she brings in.  I highly recommend her for her networking and event planning.  She is excellent. -Rhonda Kayhill, Springfield, MO

Shelly is THE networking guru!  She seems truly genuine in her desire to serve others and serve them well, and that's a big deal to me.  I am blessed to know her and network with her. -Kurt Theobald Classy Llama Studios 

Great event, you guys did a great job. -Russell Johnson, Owner/Jarhead Technologies

It's been my pleasure to be a part of several of Shelly Rice's events. Whether it has been as an attendee or a speaker, it has always been a rewarding and uplifting experience. Her Life Changing Conferences live up to their name and it is a privilege to share the stage and the room with her. Shelly understands that in today's world, we need to more than show up. We need to show up ready to serve. I do not miss any opportunity to work with her. Kathi Laughman, Consultant - Houston, TX

That was a fantastic event and yes I did make some good connections.  I am still following up with some of the people I met. -Mark Wick, Kansas City KS

The connections I made were beneficial to my business. -K Yarbrough, Business Coach, Author Fort Worth, TX


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