WHAT IS THE BLACK ENTREPRENEURS SUMMIT?

The Black Entrepreneurs Summit serves as the catalyst for savvy black marketers, businesses, and entrepreneurs around the city to easily build the strategies, relationships, and expertise they need to rapidly accelerate business growth. 

On February 3rd during Black History Month, we will bring innovative business owners, industry thought leaders, and key influencers together for a full day of learning, networking and optimizing their business.

SPEAKERS

Engage with industry thought leaders who will transform the way you think about growth.

KENDRA WEBB-SCOTT
Constant Contact 
Authorized Local Expert
Chief Marketing Strategist
Ideazio, Inc.


 

KAREN TAPPIN
Founder & CEO
Karen's Body Beautiful

NICOLE MCGARRELL
Constant Contact
Authorized Local Expert

President
Sunny Day Marketing


 

MARQUES PAYNE
Operations Manager  
Bronx Chamber of Commerce

PETIA BRADSHAW
Constant Contact
Authorized Local Expert

Founder
The Stylista Group


 

SHAHRINA  ANKHI-KROL 
Owner & Attorney 
Ankhi-Krol Law

SHAYNE SPENCER
Constant Contact
Authorized Local Expert

Founder + Digital Strategist
Think Work Media


 

ARTHUR WALKER 
Author
Inconsistent Money

TUESDAY BROOKS
Owner & Accountant
Ajoy Management Enterprise



LLOYD CAMBRIDGE
Founder
Progress Playbook 

DOMINIC EBANKS
Co-Founder & President
Acuta Digital Inc.

CEO




MAXINE STEPHENSON 
COO
Zeen Incorporated 

OPHELIA GABRINO
Executive Director 
NYC Department of Small Business Services




ADRIENNE NICOLE 
CEO/Executive Producer
Adrienne Nicole Productions

VERONICA HARRIS
Director, Community Affairs
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

AGENDA

Black Entrepreneurs Summit 2016 will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place in one action-packed day at Microsoft's NYC Headquarters located in Times Square. Each session will be made up of engaging keynote presentations and panels from some of the brightest and successful Black Entrepreneurs in the city.

8:00am
Check-In & Networking Reception (light refreshments served)

8:45am
Welcome & Introduction 

9:00am

Behind The Curtain of MWBE Contract Procurement for Government and Private Companies

10:00am
Breakout Session 1: Social Media Marketing
Breakout Session 2: Marketing Strategy

11:00am
Breakout Session 3: Automate Your Marketing
Breakout Session 4: Mobile Marketing

12:15pm
Lunch

1:15pm

Work On Your Business, Not In Your Business: Strategies For Overall Growth

2:15pm
Keynote Presentation by Karen Tappin, Founder & CEO of Karen's Body Beautiful

3:15pm
Closing Remarks

3:30pm
Networking

4:00pm
Event Ends

**Schedule is subject to change. Please check back for updates.

VENUE

Microsoft Technology Center

11 Times Square
(8th Avenue, between 41st & 42nd Streets)
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212.245.2100

Our Summit will be held at Microsoft's NYC Corporate Headquarters, conveniently located in Times Square.

EVENT SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTNERS

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