Sip and Chat

City of Miramar is growing at a rate changing the landscape and bringing new opportunities to all willing players. “It’s Right Here” in Miramar is an understatement. Hear from Mayor Wayne Messam about the future of Miramar and enjoy delicious cocktails before hearing the closing Keynote Speaker. Sponsored by: Jack Daniel’s

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Breakroom

City of Miami is advancing and new leadership is on the rise. Hear from city officials about what new changes are on the rise for this impactful city. Sponsored by:  FIU 

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Cafecito Chat

Learn about the future plans of North Miami. Break bread and sip on delicious Cuban Coffee and Haitian bread — a perfect ode to the culture fusion of Miami. Moderator: Mario Bailey

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Art: The Billion Dollar Industry

“I bought some artwork for one million. Two years later, that sh… worth two million!” – Jay-Z. In terms of dollars, nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences produced more than $1 billion in direct spending according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity study by Americans for the Arts.  Learn from Ashlee Thomas, Executive […]

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The art of love. The love of business.

This session is about the balance of obsession and understanding of starting / operating a successful business. The same passion, understanding and compromises must be made. The communications of a healthy relationship transfer to business. While on the other side, learning some things are just for the LOVE of it all.

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Eat Your Way Fit: Look Bad and Eat Boujee

I don’t have time, I am too busy! I will start next week! I can’t afford it! What is your biggest excuse to not adopt healthier choices? Is healthy eating all too overwhelming for you? Join registered dietitian, Jasmine Westbrooks as she drills into core nutrition recommendations that will get you on the right track. […]

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Making Money Sense out of Your Loan Debt

You went to college to reap the benefits of a promising career and a big paycheck. You may have took school loans to invest in that dream only to come out with a job that can barely make your loan payments and with little money management know-how to tackle life’s other milestones. With over 25 […]

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Leading Up: Leveraging Influence Without Being In Charge

You are called to be a leader. You don’t have to be in charge (have authority), to lead. More than likely you have been called to carry someone else’s vision, execute on decisions that are not yours and expected to serve cheerfully. Leading up is the ability to influence authority without having authority. It’s how […]

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Business Building on a Budget

Every business has multiple moving parts: Marketing, Sales, Finances, staff, and the actual service itself. Oftentimes this feels costly to implement and taking shortcuts hurts your quality of service and reflects badly on your business — especially black-owned businesses. In order to to remove the stigma that quality of service is compromised by doing business […]

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Learning the ABCs of the Real Estate Buying Process

Appraisals? Bids? Closing Costs? It’s an alphabet soup and navigating all the moving parts when purchasing real estate whether its your first home or first investment property can feel overwhelming. In this session, learn how to create an effective strategy and timeline that will guide you through purchasing real estate and learn about available resources […]

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