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LIVE STREAM from BE Entrepreneurs Conference Begins May 23 from Atlanta

Watch Live Stream Highlights from the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs
Conference Hosted by Nationwide Insurance Beginning May 23

Small Business Successtm Boot Camp, Mastering Web Technology, Building Business Through Social Media, $10,000 Elevator Pitch Competition, and Interviews with Entrepreneurs MC Hammer and Black Enterprise Founder Earl G. Graves Sr. Among Highlights

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(New York, NY) May 20, 2011-Beginning on May 23, BlackEnterprise.com will live stream a series of power-packed workshops, motivational keynotes and nightly entertainment from the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference Hosted by Nationwide Insurance. The real time broadcast, sponsored by Pepsi, will be available at www.blackenterprise.com/ec.

The live stream schedule is as follows:
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
8:00-8:15 a.m. | Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., President & CEO, BLACK ENTERPRISE
8:30-9:15 a.m. | Keynote: Dennis Kimbro, Professor, Clark Atlanta University School of Business Administration. Hosted by Nationwide Insurance
9:30-10:45 a.m. | Go Digital or Die Trying: Building Your Business Through Social Media
12:30-2:00 p.m. | The Black Enterprise Small Business Awards with a one-on-one conversation with Alchemist Management Founder & CEO MC Hammer Hosted by Ariel Investments
3:45-4:45 p.m. | BE Small Business Success Boot Camptm: Fire Your Boss in 12 months or less! Hosted by AT&T
7:30-9:00 p.m. | The BLACK ENTERPRISE Elevator Pitch Competition awarding $10,000 for the best new business idea with judges Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., President & CEO, Black Enterprise; Magnus Greaves, Founder, The CASHFLOW; Star Jones, Author, Attorney & TV Personality; and J. Anthony Brown, Comedian & Radio Personality, The Tom Joyner Morning Show. Hosted by PepsiCo

TUESDAY, MAY 24
8:15-9:00 a.m. | Keynote Address: How Lisa Price Became One of the Most Envied Entrepreneurs in America. Hosted by Walmart
9:15-10:30 a.m. | Access Granted: Money Making Opportunities in Entertainment with Chris Lighty, Founder, Violator Management; Marvet Britto, Founder, The Britto Agency; and Will Packer, Co-Founder, Rainforest Films.
10:45-12:00 p.m. | BE Next: Young Entrepreneurs: Tap into the Millionaire Mindset
12:15-1:30 p.m. | A conversation with Black Enterprise magazine Founder & Publisher Earl G. Graves Sr. Hosted by Buick
1:45-3:00 p.m. | Mastering Web Technology Hosted by American Express OPEN
8:00-10:00pm | BE100s Anniversary Celebration & Awards Gala where BLACK ENTERPRISE will name its 2011 Companies of the Year as featured in its June double issue

The BlackEnterprise.com live stream presentation is powered by Alivelook.com. Visit us at Facebook.com/BlackEnterprise and Twitter.com/BlackEnterprise for updates.

The 2011 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo hosted by Nationwide Insurance is presented by American Express OPEN, Ariel Investments, Buick, General Motors, PepsiCo and Walmart. Platinum sponsors include AT&T, FedEx, Southern Company, United Healthcare, Wells Fargo and Wendy’s International. Corporate partners include ADT Business Solutions, Georgia-Pacific, Google, PR Newswire and Staceywines.com.

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Digital inquiries should be directed to Patricia Césaire at cesairep@blackenterprise.com or 646.841.4568

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