South Florida Black Professionals, LLC, the Black Alumni Chapter of the FIU Alumni Association and the Black Student Union are co-hosting the inaugural Black Professionals Summit, themed “Molding the Keys to Success.”
This is an open invite to all Black professionals in South Florida! Link up with professionals in law, accounting, education, STEM, graphic and design, hospitality, and the list goes on! Get additional career development skills while building connections and relationships. Undergraduate (specifically juniors and seniors) and Graduate students from all of the South Florida Colleges and Universities should be in attendance to get mentors, inside scoop and resources how to successfully transition from student to professional.
The event will be held on:
Saturday, September 27th, 2014
9AM to 4PM
General Admission: $10
Dress Code: Business Casual
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY
Florida International University –Biscayne Bay Campus
Wolfe University Center
3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181
Keynote Speaker: Jerome Hutchinson, Jr., is the President/CEO of ICABA™ Media Holdings, LLC, a South Florida based marketing and technology enterprise dedicated to connecting and activating accomplished black professionals and entrepreneurs. Hutchinson brings 23 plus years of broadcast and marketing experience to the ICABA™ brand. Before launching ICABA Media Group, LLC, in 2008, Hutchinson enjoyed a successful career as a radio broadcasting executive. From 2002 through 2008, he served separate stints as General Sales Manager for three of the nation’s top five urban radio stations beginning with Houston’s KMJQ-FM, Majic 102, Atlanta’s WVEE-FM, V-103, and ended with Miami’s WEDR-FM, 99JAMZ.
- Negotiating Your Salary by Mary v. Davids of D&M Consulting
- Resume Writing by NAAAHR
- How to Build a Fundable Start-Up by Felecia Hatcherof Code Fever
- Transitioning from Student to Professional by Letoya Stairs, Managing Partner of RSVPLive
- Marketing and Social Selling by Jeff Zelaya
Panel Discussions include:
“Entrepreneurship: Walking the Road Less Traveled.” The topic will broadly discuss and engage audience members to think of the challenges that the black entrepreneur face, what avenues and resources we have at our disposable and what skill sets are necessary to walk this path featuring Casandra Roache of Inspiremany and Marcel Haywood of DirtPros.
“What If We Were United?” Panelist will discuss the importance of acknowledging the different cultures within the black race as a means to improve as a whole and not divide. Furthermore, discuss how we can leverage our resources for the betterment of our community featuringJean Monestime, District 2 Commissioner and Benjamin Evans, Managing Director of BMeCommunity.
Networking-Etiquette Lunch: This is no ordinary lunch! We will have an interactive lunch that will teach the fine points of business dining etiquette provided by Avenues of Excellence, Rose Hedgemond and all attendees will gain a significant advantage over the competition.
Attention Organizations and Companies!
If you would like to table during our vendor/organization showcase fair, we are having a vendor and organization fair the cost is $50 and the price includes reservation of the table and two individuals. Register here.