Miami, FL — (October 27, 2023) — Black Professionals Network (BPN) is thrilled to announce that sports commentator and television personality Stephen A. Smith, will
Black Professionals Summit 2023
Nov 10-12, 2023
A LEGACY BUILDERS CONFERENCE
The Black Professionals Summit is jammed packed with sessions and experiences for your goals in mind. Make great connections, get clear on your goals and map out the legacy plan of your dreams.
RECAP 2022 SUMMIT
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Cava
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
Former Candidate Andrew Gillum
Registration and Headshot Room Opens
Come early, check-in and secure your seats for an amazing conference. Head to the headshot room to secure your headshot.
GOATS of their Leagues sponsored by CareerSource
Hear from top professionals operating at the top of their industries. Learn from these company leaders sharing their paths to greatness, the challenges they conquered, and the strategies that set them apart. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from these greatest of all time professionals in their leagues.
Playmakers of Social Equity sponsored by Knight Foundation
Join a dynamic panel featuring an eclectic mix of change-makers from both public and private spheres. Unearth their inspiring journeys and remarkable efforts in catalyzing societal transformation. Gain invaluable insights into the potential of Black professionals in elevating financial impact and bolstering black-led communities and organizations. Don't miss this opportunity to become a Playmaker of Social Equity!
Fireside Chat with Monique Idlett, Reign Ventures
Monique Idlett is a globally recognized entertainment pioneer. Her power and influence stem from a unique blend of business acumen and innovative strategic vision. Monique brings over two decades of unprecedented success as the CEO of Reign Venture Capital.
Major League Deals: Building and Investing in Urban Communities
Join this discussion led by BPN’s Black Real Estate Investment Council (BRIC) offers a compelling exploration of the pivotal role that commercial real estate plays in the development and revitalization of urban environments. This engaging discussion focuses on the intersection of commercial real estate investment strategies and the transformation of urban communities.
Money Plays for All Four Quarters
Are you a professional who wears the dual hats of an expert in your field and a business owner? Managing your finances effectively throughout the year is essential for success. Join us for "Money Plays for All Four Quarters," a comprehensive workshop designed to equip professionals and business owners with the knowledge and strategies to navigate the complex landscape of accounting and taxation.
Shoot Your Shot in the Professional Arena
The "Shoot Your Shot in the Professional Arena" workshop was an engaging and informative session designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and confidence to pursue valuable connections and opportunities in their careers. The workshop aimed to inspire and empower participants to proactively reach out to individuals, organizations, and networks that can help them achieve their professional goals.
Becoming the AI of AI for Your CLB Journey
Are you ready to take your AI journey to the next level and become a certified AI rockstar? Join us for a dynamic and transformative workshop, "Becoming the A.I of A.I for Your Certified Legacy Builders Journey," where we'll help you develop the skills and mindset you need to stand out as a true AI maverick. In this workshop, you’ll explore the intersection of AI and legacy building, guiding you to create a lasting impact in the world leveraging artificial intelligence.
In this workshop, you will embark on a unique and immersive journey, drawing inspiration from the legendary basketball player Allen Iverson, known for his unmatched talent, dedication, and passion. We will explore the intersection of AI and legacy building, guiding you to create a lasting impact in the world of artificial intelligence.
Recruiter, Coaching, and Headshot Room
Join us in the designated headshot room, where skilled photographers will capture your best side. In addition, seize the chance to network with esteemed recruiters from renowned organizations like Hard Rock and LVMH Cosmetics and more. Don't miss your shot at success – during this hour, you can also schedule one-on-one coaching sessions with introsense’s Rhapsodi Pierre-Jacques to sharpen your career and leadership strategies.
Announcements and Presentations
Hear from our speaker as we gain insights from their career, businesses, and lifestyle that has helped me them commit to their legacy-building journey.
Fireside Chat with Stephen A. Smith sponsored by Demesmin & Dover
Stephen A. Smith has created a larger than life brand and no matter your takes is the MVP of his field, for years displaying the cornerstone of mastery, value, and performance in his craft. Hear his insights during our luncheon sponsored by Demesmin and Dover.
Off the Field Care: Joy, Health and Love
Join us for an enlightening and transformative discussion in "Off the Field Care: Joy, Health, and Love." In this engaging workshop, we bring together a panel of experienced mental, relationship, and health coaches who will delve into the critical aspects of self-care during your journey to building a lasting legacy.
In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to get caught up in the pursuit of success, often at the expense of our own well-being and relationships. This session is designed to provide you with the tools and insights you need to ensure that you are taking care of yourself while leaving a lasting mark on the world.
CLB Training Camp: ProExcellence - "Reaching Prime Time"
Join us for an enlightening session led by our ProExcellence Program Director, where we delve into the key strategies and insights that pave the way for emerging leaders to attain prime time in their careers. In this engaging discourse, you will gain valuable perspectives on accelerating your journey towards leadership excellence, equipping yourself with the skills, mindset, and strategies needed to excel in decision-making roles within your organization.
Join us for an enlightening session led by our Program Director, where we delve into the key strategies and insights that pave the way for emerging leaders to attain prime time in their careers. In this engaging discourse, you will gain valuable perspectives on accelerating your journey towards leadership excellence, equipping yourself with the skills, mindset, and strategies needed to excel in decision-making roles within your organization.
CLB Training Camp: Freedom Fund - “Beat the Buzzer: Secure Your Financial Future"
Join us for an enlightening session led by our Freedom Fund Program Director who will guide you through strategies and insights to ensure your financial success in a rapidly changing world. Learn how to make informed decisions, set achievable goals, and seize opportunities that will secure your financial future. Whether you're just starting your journey to financial freedom or looking to enhance your existing plans, this session is your chance to gain invaluable knowledge from an expert in the field.
Join us for an enlightening session led by our Program Director who will guide you through strategies and insights to ensure your financial success in a rapidly changing world. Learn how to make informed decisions, set achievable goals, and seize opportunities that will secure your financial future. Whether you're just starting your journey to financial freedom or looking to enhance your existing plans, this session is your chance to gain invaluable knowledge from an expert in the field.
Coach Like the Greats: Lead to Win
Are you ready to take your leadership and coaching skills to the next level? Join us for an exhilarating workshop that draws inspiration from legendary coaches such as Deion Sanders, Pat Riley, Pat Summit, and many more. "Coach Like the Greats: Lead to Win" is designed for organizational and senior business leaders who aspire to sharpen their skillsets and become exceptional managers of their teams.
Recruiters, Coaching, and Headshot Room
Join us in the designated headshot room, where skilled photographers will capture your best side. In addition, seize the chance to network with esteemed recruiters from renowned organizations like Hard Rock and LVMH Cosmetics and more. Don't miss your shot at success – during this hour, you can also schedule one-on-one coaching sessions with Coachera’s Dr. Sarah B. Haynes to sharpen your career strategies.
Top Draft Picks: Generational Gamechangers
Join us for "Top Draft Picks: Generational Gamechangers," a dynamic session featuring emerging leaders who are redefining the game in their respective fields. Dive into their journey of legacy building, exploring the highs and lows. We'll discuss success redefined, family and team dynamics, and the crucial balance of mental well-being. Discover the strategies and stories of these gamechangers in a lively and insightful conversation. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from those making waves in their careers and businesses.
Hall of Famers: A Conversation with Certified Legacy Builders
Join a distinguished panel of accomplished high-net-worth individuals who have excelled in their careers and businesses. This workshop aims to offer attendees valuable insights into the journey of legacy-building, showcasing the possibilities that arise when one remains dedicated to their legacy-building path.
Fireside Chat "Increasing Private Equity Deal Flow"
Members & VIP Closing Reception
Speakers Social sponsored by Amazon
Grab a cigar or a drink or both. Enjoy complimentary bites and bar sponsored by Amazon.
Rhythms of the Diaspora: All Black Soiree
Join us for an unforgettable evening of rhythm, culture, and style at the most anticipated upscale event during the Black Professionals Summit – the "Rhythms of the Diaspora: All Black Soiree." Dress in your finest black cocktail reception attire and enjoy a night connecting us across continents and celebrate the rich diversity of Black music.
VIP Yacht Sail
VIP ticket holders and guests will be paired on various yachts with an opportunity to do high-level networking overlooking the Miami waters. Dock Time: 11am - Yacht Sail: 12pm
FREE to attend, enjoy 1 complimentary drink on us and toast the close of the 2023 Black Professionals Summit
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Rhythms of the Diaspora Party
Rhythms of the Diaspora Party
PINKY COLE HEADLINES 2022 BLACK PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT Hollywood, Florida – Pinky Cole, CEO and Founder, Slutty Vegan and Philanthropist will serve as a fireside chat
Demesmin & Dover Law Firm has joined our list of sponsors and wanted to ensure graduate students and career professionals could attend the conference with
HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL CHAIRMAN AND SEMINOLE GAMING CEO JIM ALLEN FEATURED SPEAKER AND HONORARY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL CHAIRMAN AND SEMINOLE GAMING CEO JIM ALLEN FEATURED SPEAKER AND HONORARY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AT 2021 BLACK PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT Hollywood, Florida – Hard
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