Atlanta, are you ready? The 2011 Entrepreneurs Conference and Expo is a little over a week away and hundreds of power players are converging in the Southern metropolis for three days of network building and deal making, as well as opportunities to learn capital raising techniques for your startup.
To kick off the event, BLACK ENTERPRISE, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and the Mayor’s Office in partnership with Velvet Suite Marketing is presenting the Powerpreneur Spotlight Series to promote entrepreneurship and successful businesses in Atlanta.
Gather in downtown Atlanta to hear first-hand success stories from this city’s elite powerpreneurs. On Wednesday, May 18, at the W Atlanta Downtown at 7 p.m. join Ryan Glover from CSE Entertainment; Tashia L. Stafford, CEO of Enlight Entertainment; Circle One’s Deanna Hamilton; The Mauldin Agency’s Judy Mauldin; founder of The Lighthouse Foundation J.R. Henderson; Brandi Harvey, founder of Young, Fit & Fly, and singer, songwriter, producer and Atlanta Housewives star Kandi.
Gear-up for Thursday’s event taking place at 9 p.m. at Do Restaurant and network with the city’s most influential tastemakers. Hear from: Donald Woodard, a partner at Gordon Rees LLC; Chaka Zulu, co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace and co-owner of Conjure; author and Atlanta editor at Uptown magazine Ronda Racha Penrice; fashion designer Mychael Knight; founder and partner of One Stop Productions and Do Restaurants Christian Ruffin; president and chief-executive-officer of GA Minority Supply Developer Stacey Key; Terrinee Briggs from Collective Renaissance Guild, and Isom Lowman of The Lowman Group, (Owner of 13+ Franchised Athletes Foot).
Attendance is free. Simply RSVP at ATLPOWERPRENEUR2011.EVENTBRITE.COM.