Full Schedule

Friday, August 21, 2020

Time Forum Segment
9:30AM-10:45AM Opening/Keynote Speaker

Walter Bond, Motivational Speaker, Author of Swim

11:00AM – 12:15PM Leading Growth Industries: Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail, Construction & Transportation – Breakout
Psyche Terry, Founder UI Global Brands LLC
Beatrice Dixon, Founder, The Honey Pot Company
11:00AM -12:15PM

Buy the Block: Real Estate Development & Investments – Breakout

11:00PM – 12:15PM Go Global: Caribbean & Africa Trade & Investments – Breakout

Dale Holness, Broward County Mayor
Joseph Bell, Regional Manager, International Trade & Development, Enterprise Florida

1:15PM – 2:30PM Beyond the Statement: Corporate Responsibility to the Black Community
1:15PM – 2:30PM Access to Capital for Businesses – Breakout

Inez Long, President & CEO, Black Business Investment Fund

1:15PM – 2:30PM Scale Your Business with Government Contracts – Breakout

Adriana Clark, Southeast Region Director, US Department of Transportation Office of Small and Disadvantaged (OSDBU)
Robert M. Ballou, Officer, Economic Development & Diversity Compliance Department, Broward School District
Frank Hayden, Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, City of West Palm Beach
Dicky Sykes, Director of the Office of Diversity in Business Practices, School District of Palm Beach County
Sandy-Michael McDonald, Director, Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development
Burnadette Norris Weeks, Partner, Austin Pamies Norris Weeks Powell, PLLC

2:45PM – 4:00PM The Impact of Media on the Black Economy – w/Yvette Miley Closing Panel

Yvette Miley, Senior Vice President of DEI, NBCU News Group
Bernadette Morris, President, Sonshine Communications
Dexter Bridgeman, President, M.I.A Media Group


Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time Forum Segment
9:30AM-10:45AM Opening/Keynote Speaker
11:00AM – 12:15PM What’s Hot in Innovation & Technology – Breakout

Armando Pantoja

11:00AM -12:15PM Secure the Bag – Securities, Stocks, Bonds – Breakout

Gayle Waldon, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

11:00AM -12:15PM Health is Wealth – A comprehensive approach to our overall well-being -Breakout

Chef Ed Harris, Consultant Chef, Chef Life Consulting
Robert M. Ballou, Officer, Economic Development & Diversity Compliance Department, Broward School District
Nicole Chaplin, Master Personal Trainer, NICOLE CHAPLIN, The Fitness Rockstar
Adrian Carter, The Solution Expert, The Carter Development Group
Rufus and Jenny Triplett, Marriage Lifestyle Experts, Surviving Marriage in the 21st Century

1:15PM – 2:30PM Equity through Homeownership – Breakout

Cornell Crews Jr., Executive Director, Community Reinvestment Alliance of South Florida
Derrick Berry, Loan Originator, Buccaneer Mortgage/TheGoodPirates Home Loans

1:15PM – 2:30PM Green is the New Black: $10 Billion Cannabiz – Breakout

Roz McCarthy, Founder/CEO, Minorities for Medical Marijuana Inc
Scheril Murray Powell, Esq., Agricultural and Cannabis Attorney, Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Adair, and Dishowitz LLP
Dasheeda Dawson, Founder & Bestselling Author, The WeedHead™ & Company

1:15PM – 2:30PM Getting Those Digital Dollars: Influencer Takeover – Breakout
2:45PM – 4:00PM Getting a Legacy Up: Family Investment, LLC – A Multigenerational Wealth Framework – Closing Panel

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