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Hollywood, Florida
2018 Black Professionals Summit
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM Kovens Conference Center - FIU Biscayne Bay Campus
Date: September 28, 2018 to September 28, 2018
Where: Kovens Conference Center - FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St, Miami, Florida, United States, 33181
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Black Professionals Summit® is an annual conference convening our best and brightest professionals for leadership and professional development. The conference is designed for professionals who desire a collaborative network across industries, job functions, and interest all while learning best practices to excel in their respective fields.  FEATURED SPEAKERS      Conference Includes: Professional Headshot Continental breakfast 5-Star Luncheon Conference Materials Year Subscription of Digital Black Enterprise Magazine Chance to win (2) two tickets to see Maxwell at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Hollywood   Conference Description: The Black Professionals Network will be hosting its 2018 Black Professionals Summit on Thursday, September 27th thru Saturday, September 29th. The event starts with a networking reception starting on Thursday, September 27th at 7pm and leading to full-day conference activities on Friday, September 28th at 8:30am with check-in, continental breakfast and concurrent educational workshops conducted throughout the day. In addition, enjoy opportunities to visit vendor booths to obtain information regarding careers, products, and service offerings. Following Friday's conference, we will host a VIP Reception "Tastes from the Diaspora" from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Conference resumes on Saturday, September 29th at 8:30am to 4:30pm. The conference weekend ends with a Closing Reception at Magic City Studios at 7pm to midnight. Conference Overview Keynotes: Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee Alfred Edmond, Jr. SVP/Editor-at-Large, Black Enterprise Ashley Bell, Esq. Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Brian Brackeen, CEO of Kairos   Friday's Objectives: Friday, September 28th of the conference focuses on professionals seeking to start, manage, and grow a business and receive guidance from top business leaders in South Florida. Identify business and startup owners to disrupt the South Florida economy and create a culture of econ
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