Timely & RelevantCurrent events are shaping the landscape of our cultural economy. Find out how things are changing for the better.
Innovative IdeasYou may be brewing the next big trend in your industry. Come share your ideas with like-minded leaders across multiple fields.
Technology InsightsStay ahead of the curve. Come to #MBEES2016 to see how technology integrates within the scope of your expertise.
Powerful SpeakersWhat’s trending upon minority leaders? Be a part of the discussion, and let your voice be heard during this awesome leadership summit.
Dr. Dennis Kimbro
A five times best-selling publisher and the author of “Think And Grow Rich,” a writing partner and master trainer for the prestigious Napoleon Hill Foundation and a faculty member of Atlanta Clark University in the school of Business Administration. Dr. Kimbro is also a recipient of the Dale Carnegie Personal Achievement Award, and has been a frequent presenter to a number of corporations; such as, General Motors, Walt Disney Corporation, Apple Computers, Exxon Mobil, Citigroup, Nike, Eli Lilly, Kansas City Royals’ baseball team, Gallup Organization, and many other groups, organizations and corporations.
Atty Jennifer J Parker
Continental Breakfast Speaker
President of Jackson Parker Communications, LLC, CEO/ Founder of Black Capital Network – which is a small business consulting firm established in 2002, and was appointed by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo as a Council Committee Member of Upstate Revitalization Initiative of Buffalo, New York. Jennifer is a graduate of HBCU, John C. Smith University and State University of New York of Buffalo – Law School, and is widely known and recognized for her business acumen and leadership abilities. She has also served as a board member of the United Way of Buffalo, NY, Community Foundation of Buffalo, Leadership Buffalo, Inc., Visitors’ Bureau, and an Advisory Board Member of Canisius College.
Branding & Marketing Speaker
President/Founder of RME360, Tampa, FL. Jorge is one of the original founders of RME360 and is the creator of the Seminar Success marketing program. Under Jorge’s leadership, RME360 developed the original sales process, the invitations of the concepts for the “social” neighborhood dinner events. Jorge is a recognized speaker at the numerous national marketing events across the country.
Calvin L Corriders
Home Mortgages Speaker
Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Pathfinder Bank. Calvin is responsible for the sales growth of the Commercial Lending, Residential Mortgage Lending and Investment Sales at Pathfinder Bank. Calvin has extensive background in banking and has a long history of community involvements and services. He currently serves a board member of the Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield and 700 Black Men of Syracuse.
#MBEES2017 REGISTRATION INFO
Registration: $75 / $45.00 Students w/ID
– Continental Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday
– 2 Banquets
– 8 Plenary Sessions
– Free MWBE & MBE Certification Consultations
– Networking Opportunities
Saturday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
100 East Onondaga Street
What Business Conundrums Are You Facing?
- Raising Capital for Your Small Business
- How Can We Recreate A New Urban Ecosystem For Minority Business Opportunities
- Marketing & Sales: How To Acquire New Clients Using Targeted Lead Generation Engines That Will Continually Bring “Motivated Prospects To You”
- Accelerators: Find Out What It Really Takes To Start, Run, And Grow Your Own Business
- Building Your Personal Brand: Tactics for Successful Career Branding
How Can I Take My Business To The Next Level?
- Understanding The Upstate Strategy For The URI In Order To Grow Your Business
- The Alphabet Soup For Minority Business Certification
- Accessing Capital from Government Funding
- A Global Vision For Your Businesses In A Digital Age
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
100 East Onondaga Street
Phone: (315) 474-2424
Ask for the MBEES group discounted rate.
There will be representatives on-site to provide consultations regarding various state and federal certifications (MBE, MWBE, etc).
TAMEKA MONTGOMERY – Former US SBA, Associate Administrator under the Obama Administration/Author — Plenary Speaker — (Raising the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs)
SONIA BOOKER – Real Estate Mogul & CEO of Sonia Booker Enterprises (Atlanta, GA) — Plenary Speaker — (Real Estate & Building Wealth)
DR, MELVIN STITH – Retired Dean Emeritus, SU – Whitman School of Management — Plenary Speaker– (Veteran Business & Entrepreneurial Opportunities)
RAFEL SALABERRIOS – Vice President of Economic Revitalization, Empire State Development-Plenary Speaker — (MWBE Certified Businesses / Empire State Development Program– “Bridge To Success”)
ATTY. MELVIN PARKER – New York State Department of Taxation & Finance –Plenary Speaker– (The Law, Taxation & Your Business)
ERICA HERNANDEZ CORNIER – Director-MBE Services, New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc — Plenary Speaker– (MBE Certification Consultation & MBE Business Opportunities