Young professionals, entrepreneurs and business leaders converged at the nightspot Rare for some power-networking at the Atlanta BE Next Premiere hosted by CNN during the 2010 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference. Above are members of the Atlanta Chapter of the New Leaders Council: Kevin Grimes, Kwanza Hall, Travis Townsend, Jahnisa Tate, Lisa Borders, Menyuan Smith, Amani Channel, and Justin Tanner. (All photos by Lonnie Major)
Darnell Henderson, CEO of H.I.M.-istry skincare, receives a BE Next certificate from Small Business Editor Tennille Robinson.
Jamail Larkins, CEO of Ascension Aircraft, receives a BE Next certificate from Small Business Editor Tennille Robinson. Larkins also won the BE Next category of the 2010 Black Enterprise Small Business Awards.
Event sponsor CNN helped Black Enterprise pull off a fabulous mixer. Keisha Taylor, CNN Marketing Manager, addresses all the BE Nexters in attendance.
Jamail Larkins, Darnell Henderson, Black Enterprise Marketing Manager Monique Myles, Tennille Robinson, Keisha Taylor and Natasha Eubanks.
Black Enterprise Integrated Marketing Manager Diana Hilson (right) and a BE Nextmixer attendee.