Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe and Ricky Bell of the award-winning Hip Hop and R&B group Bel Biv DeVoe join media maven Michele Thorton Ghee and PepsiCo Beverages CMO Chauncey Hamlett for a reflective conversation about how they've also found lucrative success as thriving entrepreneurs in and outside of the entertainment industry.
Business pioneers share their experiences and advice on securing venture capital funding to grow to the next level. Panelists: Kimberly Bryant, Ashlee Ammons, Kerry Schrader, Pinky Cole and moderated by Yvonne McNair.
Emerging entrepreneurs showcase their business skills in a competition to guess the missing word or phrase from iconic Essence panel moments.
Do you have an idea, a product or a vision that could use a boost to bring your entrepreneurial dreams to life? AVEENO and Essence are teaming up with skin health and beauty industry experts to share best practices on how to present yourself and perfect your pitch to spark interest in you and your business. Panelists: Alfred Edmond Jr., Abena Boamah, Tonya Thompson, Sharie Wilson and moderated by Cameka Smith.
Celebrities determinedly following business dreams despite demanding schedules, busy family lives, and the constant watch of the ever-critical public eye. Panelists: Draya Michele, Karamo, Gizelle Bryant and moderated by Caroline Wanga.
Emerging entrepreneurs showcase their business skills in a pitch competition.
Hear from JPMC experts on the power of capital through your business lifecycle, including thinking strategically about cash flow, credit options, SBA/business business banking loans, and more! Panelists: Racquel Odn, Leyonna Barba, Lavonda Davis, Renae Bluitt and moderated by Tosh Ernest.
A roundtable of young inspiring Black business owners under the age of 18 chat about the evolution of entrepreneurship in a new era of possibilities from the perspective of the next generation of leaders. Panelists: Taylor Roberts, Jett Montgomery, Kheris Rogers, Moziah Bridges and moderated by Gia Peppers.
Emerging entrepreneurs showcase their business skills in a competition to answer trivia about the Next Generation Boss conversation.
2020 has companies reimagining ways to stay on the leading edge to thrive in the digital world. Whether it's learning new skills, partnering for success, or digitizing marketing, this panel will share how to use technology to elevate your business. Panelists: Amie Seisay, Sandee Kastrul, Samantha Thompson and moderated by Tina Eskridge.
Gather valuable insight on un-locking access to capital, mentorship and market intelligence that will push your small business forward. Get top-tier tips to help your business thrive.