Black Business Expo USA returns with its highly participated Black Business Olympics, a seven-day 24-hour virtual event dedicated to black founders, entrepreneurs, business owners, organizations, and corporations. Black Business Expo USA kick-off event in November of last year attracting over 38,000 viewers. This year the Black Business Olympic planed four events. By the third event in August over 250,000 viewers and to date and over 500,000 viewers in the last ten months. The upcoming November event is certain to attract even more speakers businesses and companies. The event will be broadcast live on the IBM TV Network and streamed to
Facebook Live, Linked, YouTube, Tick Tock live, Vibe Nine Digital, BGN TV Network, and with an encore on Creative Force Studios Network on Roku and Amazon Fire TV platforms. The Black Business Expo USA goal is to give 10 laptops, computers, and 10 scholarships to students graduating from high school that plan to go to college. Our focus is on targeted learning, networking, building valuable business relationships, and finding corporations that help businesses take immediate and strategic action. The Black Business Expo USA is one of the largest business showcases in the history of Black America in North Carolina! We represent over 20,000 members that are drawn from the public and private sectors across the world. The expo will be streamed on the IBM network November 15-21, on Facebook live from 8 am to 8 pm at; https://www.facebook.com/blackbusinessexpousa/.
With the theme Economic Inclusion & Equity, the conference will address all aspects of the Business Marketplace, providing CEOs, entrepreneurs, businesses, and corporations with innovative strategies and best practices to build stronger, more profitable businesses.
Over 100 Keynote speakers, including international speakers:
Bruce George, Founder of the Genius is Common Movement, Co-Founder of Def Poetry Jam on HBO The Genius is CommonTM Movement is about tearing down the Berlin Wall of the word genius.” Be inspired – Be engaged – Be empowered… The Genius is common movement is a national movement that highlights the genius in all people throughout the world.
Harold Whaley Founder of Swade Soul an award-winning 11-year Military veteran who has withstood an illustrious career in the entertainment industry as a recording artist, producer, writer, engineer, and digital marketer. As the program Director for Urban Network’s online Radio Station, he was instrumental in helping to launch the careers of artists such as Destiny’s Child, Ray J, Mary Mary, Snoop Dogg, and many other artists. Harold is an International speaker and educator with extensive ties in the music, film, and sports industry
Dominque Milton serves as the President & CEO of The Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC.org also known as The Council – less of a tongue twister.) As an Intentional Connector, Milton’s goal is to create wealth by Certifying, Developing, Connecting, and Advocating for Ethnic Minority-Owned Businesses – MBEs The Council serves minority business owners and
Tammy Hall Director of North Carolina Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Officecorporate partners in NC, SC, and VA. As a regional affiliate of NMSDC.org a 48 years old non-profit advocacy group – they are the largest certifying agency for MBEs in the U Tammie will be responsible for developing policy and guidelines for the State’s HUB program. She will serve as the authority in the field of minority business development and public sector M/WBE and HUB Programs. Responsibility also includes working with inter-agencies, such as community colleges, state universities, public schools, public entities such as local governments, municipalities, towns, airport authorities, and hospital authorities. SA.
Allen Thorton Founder of 40 Acre Conference decided to bet on himself and left the corporate world to pursue his dream. His motto: we will change the world through massive impact. We are laser-focused on the 40-acre plan creating wealth and opportunities for minorities with money that already exists. DEI Commitments from Large Corporations, Government Tax Incentives, Investment Funds, etc,
Mike Johns Founder of Digital Mind State Brands to bring awareness, activations, and growth to the digital world. Being an out-of-the-box thinker, he pushed boundaries, seize opportunities, and exceed expectations. We.re a modern media company that proves an age-old truth. People love a brand that knows what they like. Namely, instead of disrupting people’s lives and the media can deliver joy when it’s done right. For us, the right means re-imagining the way the industry works today. It starts with seeing every customer as a guest and ourselves as a good host.
Lorisa Bates Founder of Bates Girl Capital with a career in the media industry expanding over two decades, her talents have expanded to include development, writing, producing, and editing for film and television. Lorisa is currently Vice President of Programming Content Strategy, Co-Productions & Multiplatform at BET Networks where she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of licensing content for the Network and for scheduling/planning for all VOD platform strategy and producing original movies, specials, and initiatives that premiere across all BETN platforms, including Linear, SVOD, Digital, and Social Media.
The conference’s extensive speaker line-up also includes:
Black Business Expo USA, Founder & President, Dr. Eric Kelly III, Black Business Expo USA, President, Angel Green, Artistic App Design, Hebert Drayton, HI Mark Capital; Sheila Eggleston, iBusiness Group Network; Sharon Campbell, Sharon Campbell Solution Group, Kimberly Winborne, Kimberly Winborne LLC; Steven Hutchinson, Power Taxx Ltd; Lynell Coston, The Coston Group, LLC; Oliva Appleberry, Two Sense Finance; Sharon J. Hill, Public Eye Relations; Maxine Phillips McKoy, GAMMS Unlimited; Nancy Pettaway, Merald Hollway-100NC-Rural Forward; May Kay Cosmetics; Kimberly McClain, Creative Force Studios; Anthony McCauley, MALES of Distinction; Margie McLean, The Margie McLean Foundation; Sabrina Mackey, Refocus to Redefine LLC; Dr. Lotus Riche’ Lotus Riche’ Ignites; Robin Joy, Evolve Magazine; Rachel Barrett Dolcine, Compass Consulting & Training Solutions; Arnold Gordon-Bray, Brigadier General, US Army, Vision Building Institute; Sean Thompson, 10:22 Group Investment LLC; Grayson Marshall Jr., and many more!
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