EMERGING AND EXPERIENCED MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS GATHER FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL BURDELL’S SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

EMERGING AND EXPERIENCED MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS GATHER FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL BURDELL’S SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Support, Cultivate, and Promote Entrepreneurs, Busy Building

 

Atlanta, Georgia - September 15, 2018Now expanded to a full weekend, The BSOE Conference is in its third year and bringing the community three events October 5th – 7th, 2018.  The weekend kicks off on Friday with an Atlanta Black Biz Tour Guide, curated by Accustomed, and a VIP Networking event, sponsored by Cosign Media Group.  Over 15 minority entrepreneurs and influencers spearhead the all-day conference on Saturday filled with inspiring keynotes, practical sessions, and impactful fireside chats that will leave each attendee with actionable takeaways.  Speakers for the weekend include Rwenshaun Miller of Eustress, as seen on The Breakfast Club, Yvonne Dragon of The Dragon Group, Kent Johnson of Black & Abroad, Brittany Applegate of Brand Chicago, and Davon Bailey of EWP Charlotte, to name a few. 

Topics range from Legal and Mental Foundations by Dayna Thomas, Esq., Delivering Optimal Value by Berto “TPG” Horne, Developing Business Strategies, by Ashley France, to panel discussions on Getting Started.  Alexis Davis, Founder of The Content Plug and a returning speaker for this year’s conference, stated,

“…The keynotes and panels were fascinating and provided many relevant and useful tips for creating and managing a strong brand.” 

Aiming to fulfill the need for more support and resources, BSOE incorporates interactive lessons learned from a variety of movers and shakers in order to create a one-stop-shop that aims to cater to all levels of entrepreneurs; whether a high school scholar, collegiate student or a young professional on the rise.  BSOE pins itself as a high-intensity and engaging conference solely dedicated to helping young African-Americans change the face of entrepreneurship.

With 143 minority entrepreneurs, representing 35 businesses and 13 schools, at the 2017 Conference, the Burdell School of Entrepreneurship is continuing to fulfill the aim of The Black Burdell, Inc.; to provide existing and aspiring entrepreneurs access to knowledge, resources, and networks in an effort to efficiently build black business in our communities. 

“The unexpected impact of being able to connect with and glean from dozens of black, young, and ambitious entrepreneurs, was a catalyst for me to not only launch my business, but to begin transforming the life I assumed to the life I now know I am able to create; the exposure was priceless,”

Stated Amber Heyward.  The impact from that pivotal conference inspired Heyward to volunteer to join co-founders Brandon Miller, Darren Sanders, and Henderson Johnson to coordinate the now 3rd Annual BSOE Weekend.

To propel the attendees as they return home to implement new found strategies, the conference weekend concludes on Sunday with a Fearless Brunch featuring Bellamy Inspires, a buffet catered by Chef Razia Sabour, and unlimited mimosas.  To purchase tickets to attend the BSOE Conference Weekend and/or the Fearless Brunch, please visit http://bsoeconference.com/ .

All media outlets interested in covering The Burdell School of Entrepreneurship Conference, please send inquiries to hello@theblackburdell.com .

About The Black Burdell, Inc.

The Black Burdell, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, which aims to nurture the many seeds of Black owned businesses through promoting, supporting, and cultivating Black student entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses. Since 2016, the group has awarded three $1,000 Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarships to collegiate students with budding businesses and has hosted two Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conferences.

[Rolling Out] Founders of Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship pave the way for entrepreneurs

[Rolling Out] Founders of Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship pave the way for entrepreneurs

Founders Darren Sanders, Brandon Miller, Henderson Johnson II, and Milton Patton of Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship created their brand because they all saw a distinct need to build an inclusive community of entrepreneurs of all ages, in all stages of their entrepreneurial journey, and involved in all aspects of entrepreneurship from social entrepreneurs to tech startups. They noticed a distinct value in getting like-minded individuals in one room to empower, inspire and support one another modeling the values and tactics of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with Brandon Miller on BSOE’s recent entrepreneurship conference and the impact their brand has made.

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[Robinson GSU] Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship: ENI Co-Sponsors Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conference

[Robinson GSU] Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship: ENI Co-Sponsors Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conference

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) aims to support and advance student entrepreneurs with innovative ideas or ventures. The Insititute’s reach does not stop at Georgia State’s campus, it is an active participant in Atlanta’s bustling startup scene. ENI furthered this mission by co-sponsoring this year’s Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conference (BSOE).

The Black Burdell is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, support and cultivation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in the black community. Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship is a conference for entrepreneurs (and aspiring entrepreneurs) to jumpstart their business ventures. This year was the second year the conference has been held and was hosted at the Georgia State University Buckhead Center campus.

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[Urban Geeks] Burdell School of Entrepreneurship Conference returns to Atlanta

[Urban Geeks] Burdell School of Entrepreneurship Conference returns to Atlanta

Millennial entrepreneurs talked purpose, passion, and generating revenue at the second annual Burdell School of Entrepreneurship Conference in Atlanta earlier this month.

Brought together by the Black Burdell, the day-long startup event took place at Georgia State University’s Buckhead campus and featured a full day of powerful keynotes, practical sessions, and a rousing panel in a way that brought the high energy and fun, for the culture.

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The Black Burdell Gives The Keys to Success at Their Second Annual Conference

The Black Burdell Gives The Keys to Success at Their Second Annual Conference

ATLANTA,GA – For the second year in a row Atlanta-based non-profit organization The Black Burdell brought speakers and guests from across the nation to collaborate at their Black School of Entrepreneurship Conference.  The one day event consisted of advice, life lessons and trainings to educate, empower, and inspire entrepreneurship in the African-American community.  Over 75 ranging in age from high school to young professionals attended series of workshops hosted by some of the brightest minds in the community to redefine what it means to be an entrepreneur and build their network to fulfil their dreams. 

The Black Burdell’s Second Annual “School of Entrepreneurship” Conference Returns To Cultivate More Minority-Owned Businesses

The Black Burdell’s Second Annual “School of Entrepreneurship” Conference Returns To Cultivate More Minority-Owned Businesses

Aiming to fulfill the need for more support and resources, BSOE incorporates interactive lessons learned from a variety of movers and shakers in order to create a one-stop-shop where students and professionals alike can gain the knowledge needed to excel in their individual pursuits. In the conference’s first edition, 75 attendees received valuable insight and lessons from 16 conference speakers. Overall, a total of seven schools and 23 businesses were represented.

The Black Burdell’s Second Annual, Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarships are Bigger and Better – Rewarding Atlanta’s Rising Black Entrepreneurs

The Black Burdell’s Second Annual, Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarships are Bigger and Better – Rewarding Atlanta’s Rising Black Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, GA - As of 2016, 54% of millennials plan to start their own businesses and in turn entrepreneurs create 75% of all new jobs in our economy every year. ‘Millennipreneurs’ are a new generation of moguls and The Black Burdell, Inc. is continuously doing their part to help support, promote, and cultivate them. Their second annual Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarships helps all applicants to cultivate and enhance their businesses. This innovative scholarship encourages high school and college students to submit their business plan and business pitches to their scholarship judges for eligibility.

Nonprofit, The Black Burdell Shakes Up Entrepreneurship in Atlanta Their Inaugural “Burdell's School of Entrepreneurship” Conference

Nonprofit, The Black Burdell Shakes Up Entrepreneurship in Atlanta  Their Inaugural “Burdell's School of Entrepreneurship” Conference

ATLANTA, GA - Nonprofit, The Black Burdell, Inc. is making major strides as they bring their one-of-a-kind, inaugural Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conference to a close this past weekend. This one-day startup conference brought together some of the best and brightest minority entrepreneurs and gave practical tactics on growing their business, no matter what stage of the the process attendees were in With over 70 attendees consisting of high school students, college students, and young professionals and 20 Black, millennial CEO and company founders presenting – this conference was truly one of a kind and changed the face of entrepreneurship.

Nonprofit, The Black Burdell, Inc., Awards its Inaugural “Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarship”

ATLANTA, GA – Supporting current and aspiring African American entrepreneurs for the past year, The Black Burdell, Inc. announces its winner for the 2016 inaugural “Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarship.” The recipient of this scholarship has won a $1,000 scholarship. This novel scholarship was designed specifically to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them form, grow, and develop their business at the same time.

New Atlanta Nonprofit “The Black Burdell” is Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship with Their One-of-a-Kind Scholarship.

New Atlanta Nonprofit “The Black Burdell” is Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship with Their One-of-a-Kind Scholarship.

ATLANTA – Based in the Mecca of African American owned tech firms, and the city that boasts the second highest percentage of African American owned businesses, The Black Burdell aims to nurture the many seeds of Black owned businesses. Founded by three African American Entrepreneurs from the Georgia Institute of Technology – Brandon Miller, Darren Sanders, and Henderson Johnson II are utilizing their recently founded nonprofit to promote, support, and cultivate Black student entrepreneurs.

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