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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.  


4:00 PM- 5:00 PM WOKE10 Awards



Not Just Cookies

Regal Realty 

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

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