9:00- 9:30AM Breakfast & Registration, Opening
Enter through the north entrance for registration. Hot breakfast provided.
9:30 AM- 9:50AM #MorningMotivation (Morning Plenary)
Rodney Herenton | Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer | Channing Capital
Rodney Herenton shares his experiences as a founder and provides words of wisdom
10:00 AM- 10:50AM Breakout Sessions #1
Charge it to the Game
Presenter: Anterio Jackson
This workshop provides attendees with best practices for establishing and growing business credit.
Stressed Out (In My Tribe Called Quest Voice): Managing Your Physical and Mental Health as an Entrepreneur
Moderator: Tai Marie Sawyer
Panelists: Dr. Mawusi Arnett, Dr. Rebeca Hubbard, Saddiqu Muhammad
A panel of health and wellness professionals share advice for maintaining your physiological and psychological well-being.
#TheMarathonContinues: Launching a Non-Profit Organization
Presenter: Kevin Davenport
This workshop teaches attendees the ins and outs of launching a non-profit venture.
#Imma Boss: Leadership For Entrepreneurs
Presenter: Jason William Johnson
This workshop teaches business owners management and leadership principles necessary for optimal operations of their enterprise.
11:00 AM- 11:50AM Breakout Sessions #2
Beasting Your Podcast
Moderator: Benjamin Warsinske
Panelists: Jeffery Beckham, Kristen R. Harris
This workshop provides attendees with best practices for launching and promoting your podcast.
Marketing Your Ish
Moderator: Chrishon Lampley
Panelists: Latoya Underwood, Keeana Barber, Jennifer Bridgeforth
In this breakout session, a panel of entrepreneurs share their best practices for effectively marketing your brand.
Buy Back the Block: Real Estate and Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Dwayne Hirsch
Panelists: Curtis Jones, Bonita Harrison, Latoya Moore
Successful real-estate entrepreneurs share strategies and best practices
#JustAnotherStatistic: Using Data to Grow Your Business
Moderator: Corey Thurman
Panelists: Dr. Antwoine Flowers, Dr. Jennifer Miller, Dr. Ron Landis
This workshop provides advice on how to acquire companies to scale your venture.
12:00PM-12:50PM Lunch: Mid-Day Turn Up
DJ Double M hits the turntables during lunch.
1:00 PM- 1:50PM Breakout Sessions
Presenters: Amiel Harper & Rendel Solomon
Two entrepreneurs with experience as Tedx presenters share their experience and best practices
Gimme the Loot: Becoming Bankable for a Traditional Lender
Presenter: Eva Brown
This workshop teaches business owners how to position themselves to receive financing from a traditional bank.
EffaProgrammer: Building an App Without Code
Presenter: James Parker
This workshop introduces entrepreneurs tools that allow them to build apps without coding.
#TheBounceBackWasVicious: From Returning Citizen to Successful Entrepreneur
Moderator: Marcus Yancey
Panelists: Nichelle Benford, Benjamin Gordon, Jimmie Williams
This workshop features entrepreneurs who grew successful businesses despite being ex-offenders.
2:00 PM- 2:50PM Breakout Sessions
Getting to the Bag: Monetizing Your Creativity
Moderator: Patrice Perkins
Panelists: Lashun Tines, Shala Akintunde, Tiffany Tapley, & Amber Marie Green
This workshop features several creative entrepreneurs who share best practices for monetizing your creative talents.
Last Night Was a Movie: How to Create a Memorable Event Experience
Moderator: Shykira Richardson
Panelists: Shannon Waldron & Alicia August-Wright
This workshop teaches business owners how to create amazing event experiences.
Countin' Coins: Financial Software Solutions for Your Business
Presenter: Jeff Badu
This workshop introduces attendees to software solutions for managing their business finances.
#TheMarathonContinues: Social Entrpreneurship
Moderator: Kevin Davenport
Panelists: Britney Robbins, Tracy Powell, & Appreccia D. Faulkner
This workshop features several social entrepreneurs who share best practices for launching, operating, and scaling a social enterprise.
3:15 PM- 4:00PM WOKEPITCH
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM WOKE10 Awards
Not Just Cookies
Three companies compete for $3000.
Entrepreneurs aged 21-45 from 10 industries are recognized for excellence in their field.
5:30 PM- 8:00PM After Party @ Persona
Network and kickback after the conference