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, 2018– Now 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/ .
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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.