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CREATE YOUR OWN PATH TO SUCCESS

presented by Hard Rock International

The Black Professionals Summit is back and we welcome you to a new location for greater connections, opportunities, and experiences!

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The Black Professionals Summit is a social and professional development conference that brings together black professionals across industries, job functions, and interests, all while providing high-level cross-industry networking, professional development, and restorative experiences navigating them towards holistic personal and community growth!

PAST SPEAKERS

SCHEDULE

Friday
November 12, 2021
Saturday
November 13, 2021
Sunday
November 14, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Rooster (Invite Only)

Opening Reception

An invite-only expereince

9:30 am - 9:40 am
Ballroom

Opening Remarks

Kenasha Paul
Founder and President, Black Professionals Network
9:40 am - 10:30 am
Ballroom

Building a New Tech Mecca

Moderator - Jeanine Suah
Mayor Danielle Leviene Cava
Ted Lucas
Matt Hagman

10:30 am - 11:15 am
Ballroom

Fireside Chat with Jim Allen, Seminole Gaming CEO and Chairman of Hard Rock International

Jim Allen is responsible for all gaming, hospitality, and entertainment operations at the Seminole Tribe of Florida since 2001. Allen has guided the development of Seminole Gaming into one of the world’s most successful casinos and integrated resort operators, with six casino locations throughout Florida. He is a leader in the gaming industry and makes frequent appearances on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and other national and international business market news networks.

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Exhibitor Hall

Expo

Connect with exhibitors and small business vendors

11:45 am - 12:45 am
Workshop Rooms

Career, Business, and Investment Breakouts

Pick a session topic best for your goals:
- Becoming an Influential Leader in Your Company
- Benefits of CBD on Your Wellness
- Powering Up a Wakanda

12:45 am - 1:00 pm
Ballroom

Break

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ballroom

Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Ballroom

Special Guest Speaker

Special guets

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Ballroom

Behind the Title: Conversation with Professional Leaders

2:55 pm - 3:45 pm
Breakout Rooms

Career, Business, and Investment Breakouts

4:00 pm - 4:05 pm
Ballroom

Announcements

Dress to impressed? Our judges will announce our top winners

4:05 pm - 4:50 pm
Ballroom

Certified Legacy Builders panel

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ballroom

Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Easton Rooftop Pool + Lounge

Closing Social

We're closing out our 2021 Black Professionals Summit with SocialxChange Miami and The Easton Rooftop Pool and Lounge

Career
Development

Leadership Development
Upskilling & Promotion
Personal Branding

Business
Ventures

Side Hustle Academy
Business Systems & Processes
Government Contracting

Investment
Trends

Angel Investing
Cryptocurrency and NFT
Traditional Real Estate & AirBnBs

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

BECOME A SPONSOR

Join our esteemed group of sponsors elevating the community forward

PRICING

Thank you to the sponsorship of Hard Rock International and Demesmin and Dover Law Firm conference rates have been discounted. Conference registration closes on November 8th, 2021.

CONFERENCE ONLY

$ 99
  • Saturday, Conference at Hard Rock
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Professional Headshot
  • Conference Materials
  • Cocktail Reception

CONFERENCE AND SOCIALS

$ 199
  • Fri. Opening Reception at Red Rooster
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Professional Headshot
  • Conference Materials
  • Sunday, Closing Social at The Easton

STUDENT
RATES

College students secure your discount.
Receive a code to unlock. E-mail info@bpsummit.org

Student admissions will be honored with Student IDs only or University Representative present. Includes BPN Membership

The
Venue

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

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    The Summit is put on by the Black Professionals Netwok (BPN) a 501C3 social learning organization focused on furthering the goals of our professionals. Our mission is simple – reduce the career achievemnet gap for professionals of color by providing them access to resources and opportunities for their overall success.