At the ESSENCE® Path to Power: Entrepreneurship and Business Conference, get valuable information you need to create your own business, run your organization, grow your company, or thrive in the career you’ve dreamed.

This conference will feature daily general sessions, 40+ workshop style intensives, and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs and business professionals at all career levels.
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SPEAKERS & INFLUENCERS


Angela Benton


Bari Williams


Carla Harris


Deesha Dyer


Diishan Imira


Jessica O. Matthews


Lisa Price


Master P


Michelle Avan


Patrice Washington


Shareef Abdul-Malik


Richelieu Dennis


Tiffany Aliche
 
 
SESSION TRACKS
 
 
LEAP
For Pre-launch or Early Stage Entrepreneurs
Gain information about capital development, technology resources, team building, and minority business certification for your idea or new business.


RUN
For Established Entrepreneurs
Learn how to operate their business more efficiently & effectively through better branding, pursuit of higher revenue opportunities, technology resources and minority business certification.


GROW
For Seasoned Entrepreneurs
Take your business to the next level or create your exit strategy with ideas on new market expansion, repositioning, succession planning, and minority business certified opportunities.


Millennials Entrepreneurs Redefined Workshop by USBC
For Entrepreneurs, 16-35 years old
The US Black Chambers will offer their custom curriculum fueling business start-up and growth and funding opportunities exclusively for millennial entrepreneurs.
 
 
CAREERS
Get proven insights to help you excel in your profession including advice on how to score the next promotion and maximizing your personal brand within an organization as an intrepreneur.

FINANCE
Get your money right with expert advice and tips on budgeting, investing and long-term planning with expert-led panel discussions, interactive workshops, leadership training and networking. Get on the right path to owning your financial future!
 
SPONSORS


State Farm® is here to help you identify your financial goals so that you can start planning for the life of your dreams. #LiveColorFull