Here are just 10 of many reasons why you should have attended:
- Steve Harvey - you could have met comedian, television host, radio personality, actor and best-selling author Steve Harvey. Steve was the keynote speaker and he did a one-on-one interview with Butch Graves; He shared great advice, and discussed how he became successful.
- Roland Martin - you could have met award-winning author, journalist, and commentor, Roland Martin. He gave a lot of encouragement on how Black males can be successful during the BE Town Hall meeting: "Black Males Matter".
- "How to Secure Billions" panel - the day opened with a panel discussion led by experienced investors who shared their knowledge on how business owners can increase their chances of getting the money they need to start or grow their business.
- Amazing networking opportunities - three days of endless opportunities to meet with your peers and swap ideas, contact information and more.
- A look into the future - on day two, attendees got an opportunity to look into the business future with a presentation by motivational speaker Lisa Nichols, CEO of Motivating the Masses, Inc., one of the country’s only publicly traded personal and business development training companies.
- Small Business Awards Show - many companies attending were selected to receive Small Business Awards at the conference's Small Business Awards Luncheon. You could have been one of them!
- Elevator Business Pitch Competition - you missed out on a chance to participate in the "Shark Tank"-like business pitch competition and win from $5,000 to $200,000.
- "How to Start an Online Business" Workshop - you could have learned how to grow a business online from two speakers who know what they are talking about.
- "Develop a Business Plan" Session - this session would have given you valuable information to help you gain strategies that will take your business to the next level.
- Entertainment galore - from the American Black Film Festival Buzz party on the first night, to the sounds of the legendary DJ Mix Master Ice, well, you just missed a lot of fun!
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