What If . . .

YOU HAD TWO DAYS TO PUT YOUR IDEAS ON THE TABLE, 
LOOK AT THEM AND PUT SOME REAL ACTION BEHIND MAKING THEM HAPPEN.

Imagine being in a room full of like-minded, passionate innovators who have gone through the fire and are excited to help guide you through the flames and obstacles.

You are invited to attend, Unleash/Launch 2017,
March 20-21st at 19 East 21st street in Chicago, Illinois. 

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Day One - Unleash

10:00 Special Panel

12:00 Registration and Door Opens

12:45 Program Starts | Welcome and Open Remarks: Robert Johnson | Solomon Group

1:00 Unleash Your Vision
Led by: Dr. Sakira Jackson, LeadWell Institute

2:00 Unleash Your Passion
Led by: Quinton James, True Mentors | India Parson, B.E.S.T. Network | Judy Foley, Navigate Transformation

3:00 - 3:10 BREAK

3:10 Unleash Your Finances
Led by: Gregg Lunceford, BMO Private Bank | Kristen Beal, Wintrust Wealth Management | Donyetta Jenkins, MyEquityMaxx

4:00 Unleash Your Potential
Led by: Dion Harding, 2 B Inspired | Derrick Thomas, LeadWell Institute

5:00 Unleash and Discover How to Live Well, Love Well and Lead Well
Led by: Robert Johnson, LeadWell Institute

EMPOWERMENT NETWORKING 5:30 - 6:30

Who will be there:
Business professionals, entrepreneurs, budding entrepreneurs, students and dreamers

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Day Two - Launch

8:00 Registration

9:45 Opening Remarks

Morning Concurrent Sessions 10:00 - 11:30

Launch - Social Entrepreneurship (including non-profits)
Led by: Dr. Flo Falayi, FIIM, PMP, The Hybrid Leadership Institute | Seanne N. Murray, Esq. Stop Stuff Daily, Inc.

Launch - Your Entrepreneurship Spirit (learn what it REALLY takes to be successful and thrive)
Led by: Dion Harding, CEO, 2B Inspired | Tyrone Redic Jr., Honey's Chicago | Toure Muhummad, Bean Soup Times

Launch - Your Franchise Business
Led by: Derrick Thomas, The Solomon Group | Dan Nemunaitis, United Franchise Group

Launch - Your Portfolio of Corporate Clients Through Supplier Diversity Programs
Marquis Miller, NMSDC | Gail Crockett, GTC Consulting | Judy Foley, Navigate Transformation |

Networking Luncheon Featuring: Lester N. Coney, Mesirow Financial 11:45

Afternoon Sessions

1:15 Attract the Money to Launch (Panel)
Led by: Ryan Mundy, Investor | Florence Hardy, TruCrowd | Michael Lucas, Investor

2:15 Leverage Traditional Funding to Launch (Panel)
Led by: Kristen Beal, Wintrust Wealth Management | Gregg Lunceford, Private Wealth Advisor | Aaron Byrd, Cre8tive Capital

3:15 Next Steps | SIGNING DAY

3:30 Break

3:45 Entre-SLAM - A Business Storytelling and Pitch Competition

5:15 Closing Remarks
Rev. Michael McBride, The PICO Network

EMPOWERMENT Networking until 7pm

Who will be there:
Business professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, media professionals, budding entrepreneurs, students and dreamers

MARCH 20-21ST, 2017

19 EAST 21ST STREET IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

 

Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step.
— Muhammad Ali