2020 SPEAKERS

Morning Speaker

Dream, Sink, Launch: The Real Entrepreneurship Journey

Kristy Jackson 

Entrepreneurship Coach

Kristy is the CEO of DK Solutions LLC creative multimedia consulting and ambassador for the Bizperation brand. She is a sought out mentor, author, facilitator and professional speaker with 20 years of experience training and empowering leaders. Kristy and her husband James Jackson, II, CEO of Gator MediaSTL have been identified by the startup community as connectors and strong advocates for closing the diversity gap in the STL startup community.

  • LinkedIn
Score High on LinkedIn for What You Do or What You Sell

Kathy Bernard

CEO, WiserU

 

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. How to enhance your company's brand on LinkedIn to ensure that you'll be found by prospects

  2. How to deliver your messages to your target audience through LinkedIn

  3. How to maximize your LinkedIn network to generate leads and grow your business.

Kesha Kent

CEO and Founder, MrsKeshSpeaks

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Develop a new lens for networking/relationships through team-building which will result in retention of key players, clients, which provides a sustained network.

  2. Understand the value of relationships and how networking across industries is a win-win for all involved.

  3. Learn/sharpen keys tools that will thrust individuals into a collaborative spirit and help develop and grow networks beyond barriers/boundaries placed on networking.

Networking, it's your Superpower
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Investor Pitch Deck Best Practices

Mike Bynum

Director of Accelerator Programs, Stadia Ventures

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Like a job interview, be prepared

  2. Your character is most reflected in how you handle rejection

  3. Pitch Decks: The less words, the better!

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
5 Steps to Clearer Priorities by Tomorrow

Sarah Ohanesian

Productivity Coach & Speaker 

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. How to set priorities

  2. How to manage their time.

  3. How to get more of the RIGHT things done!

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
Build Your Credit Score: Tips for Entrepreneurs

Jennifer Bardot 

Assistant Vice President Business Banking
 

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. How to build business credit

  2. Benefits of having a good credit score

  3. Importance of a credit score, breaking down personal and business credit score 

  • LinkedIn
Are You Stuck in Your BS? 3 Barriers Blocking You From Creating a Successful Business

Coach Shaquan 

Founder and CEO, PRT Coaching Services

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Define energy concepts and reveal source of personal belief system.

  2. Identify 3 barriers to success and simple steps to get out of your own way.

  3. Creating a personal definition of success and better understanding of your thought-action pattern.

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
How to Thrive as a Marketing Team of One

Fridaouss Nabine

B2B Marketing Strategist

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Invest the time and capital to develop your positioning and brand. It will help you distinguish yourself from others in the market and sell to your clients faster and easier.

  2. To generate demand, there are two processes you can take — inbound where people are finding you, and outbound where you're chasing leads and people. Where you start depends on the kind of clients you have and your revenue model. Whatever the case, make sure you're constantly highlighting your value proposition in these avenues.

  3. Automate everything you can — your newsletters, social media, reminders, and so forth. Set a schedule that is feasible and use CRMs and CSMs such as Hubspot, SocialBee, Calendly, MailChimp, ect to plan ahead. It will help you a lot in the long run.

 

  • LinkedIn
Stop, Drop and Pivot

Devon Moody-Graham

Chief Solutions Officer, CEOMom Empire LLC

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Stop using business practices that no longer serve your business.

  2. Drop products and services that are not profitable for your business.

  3. Pivot your mindset and business strategy to realistically achieve goals to meet your business goals.

 

  • Twitter
Business Growth Wheel: Attract clients and create impact

Faris Alami

Founder, ISM

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. Entrepreneurs are building the new businesses that create economic development and jobs 

  2. Entrepreneurs need a business advisor to help them make the right decisions and take action.

  3. Growth Wheel helps you to attract clients and allows you to create impact, rather than wasting your time on clients you can't make a difference to.

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
DBA: Doing Business As a Black Woman in America

Winnie Elizabeth Caldwell

Chief Operating Officer, Books N Bros

Three key takeaways from your presentation

  1. The Power of Social Media and Understanding the Power of Peer to Peer Engagement

  2. The Lack of Diversity in Subscription-Based Businesses

  3. Organically Navigating Media Relations and Community Engagement

  • LinkedIn

Planning Committee

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

Follow Us

WEPOWER - OFFICIAL LOGO.png