Hundreds of entrepreneurs and small business owners convened on the Marriott Marquis Hotel & Conference Center in downtown Atlanta on March 28th as the Egami Consulting Group hosted The Dream Project Symposium presented by Verizon Wireless.
“As a multicultural small business owner myself, it has always been important to me to set the stage for other small business owners coming into their own,” says Teneshia Warner, event host and CEO and Founder of Egami Consulting Group. “The Dream Project Symposium is my offering to this burgeoning community of tomorrow’s business leaders, to connect them with the things, ideas, resources and people that could potentially take their current position to greater heights.”
Profile Marketing and Public Relations’ Erik Burton and Delta Airlines’ Karmetria Burton
Delta Airlines, the symposium’s title sponsor, provided an expert who gave tips to attendees about how to do business with a fortune 100 company.
Global Grind’s Russell Simmons and Rainforest Films’ Will Packer
Russell Simmons emphasized the importance of “remaining faithful to personal well-being, and being grounded” as part of the journey to fulfill ones’ dreams. While Atlanta-resident and co-founder of Rainforest Films, Will Packer, was joined by comedian John Gray during a keynote lunch as they discussed the importance of flexibility in pursuing your dreams, and how to overcome “no’s” and setbacks.
Motivational Speaker Candace Reese and Profile Marketing and Public Relations’ Erik Burton
The 2013 Dream Project Symposium Community Partners included: Metro Atlanta Chamber, The Urban League of Atlanta, BlogHer and Atlanta Metro Black Chamber of Commerce.
Radio One’s Cathy Hughes, Atlanta City Councilman Caesar Mitchell and Egami Consulting CEO Teneshia Jackson Warner
Attendees were moved by famed founder and chairman of Radio One and TV One, Cathy Hughes, who told the packed house of over 300 multicultural business owners how to “remain focused at all costs” and to “never be dissuaded” from their dreams.