Economic growth through entrepreneurship is the name of the game as we head into 2020 and we’re helping you get started early on the road to success with our first-ever ESSENCE + New Voices Entrepreneur Summit and Target Holiday Market.
In addition to a unique holiday shopping experience full of Black-owned vendors and the ever-popular $100,000 New Voices Pitch Competition, this premiere year-end event will convene a host of today’s leading executives, business moguls and venture capitalists from across the tech, beauty, entertainment, fashion and wellness industries for a weekend of masterclasses, panel discussions and fireside chats.
This interactive event will serve as a cultural and economic hub to support entrepreneurs of color and cultivate increased economic opportunities for Black-owned businesses.
Join actress, entertainer and entrepreneur Queen Latifah; entertainer and entrepreneur T.I.; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; record executive Jermaine Dupri; Grammy-nominated rapper Rapsody; celebrity hairstylist and entrepreneur Kim Kimble, comedian, actress and social media influencer, Pretty Vee and many more as we bring you three days of shopping, networking and holiday fun from Friday, December 13 to Sunday, December 15 in Atlanta.
Entrepreneurs including Melissa Butler (founder and CEO of The Lip Bar), Beatrice Feliu-Espada (founder and CEO of The Honey Pot), Kim Kimble (celebrity hair stylist and CEO of Kimble Hair Care), and Monique Rodrigues (founder and CEO of Mielle Organics) will also be on hand to share their journeys as Black women business owners during the Summit and will also showcase their brands alongside dozens of others in the ESSENCE x Target Holiday Market.
Scroll through for a look at the full list of speakers and visit our official website HERE for more information and to get your tickets today.
See you in ATL!