Sponsored by:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,
Rho Psi Omega Chapter

RPO, Inc.

If you’re a woman interested in starting her own business or you currently own a business, join like-minded individuals for networking, information sharing and innovative ideas at our Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference.

Hear from women entrepreneurs and experts during this full day of informative workshops, presentations and panel discussions. You’ll also have a chance to visit with vendors that provide goods and services to business owners.

Why You Should Attend:

• Connect and network with other business owners
• Learn how to develop your Business Model Canvas for success
• Receive practical advice and learn valuable strategies and tactics
• Discuss strategies for overcoming challenges faced by women business owners
• Have your business challenges, concerns and questions discussed in an open forum
• Find out what it takes to build a thriving and profitable business
• Gain ideas on how to fund, launch and grow your business

Panel Discussion:

Turn your Passion into Profit

• Rhonda Caldwell, President, The Main Event – Corporate and Social Events
•  Kia Lyons, Co-owner, PopBar Charlotte
• Joyce Palmer, CEO & Managing Partner, JP Financial Group, LLC

Attend 1 of 3 Workshops:

Building Your Digital Toolbox to Market your Business – Brad Bennett, CEO and Co-founder of Wildfire
The Unique Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs – Rohena Miller, Niche Marketing
Building your Business Model Canvas for Success – Gary Byrd, Vice President of Education, SCORE – Charlotte Chapter

Group Session:

How will the Current Presidential Administration Impact Small Businesses? – Shelton Russell, Managing Member, Evolution Supportive Services and Publisher of American DBE Magazine


Date: Saturday, August 19
Time: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast, 8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.)
Place: Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology (1430 Alleghany St.)
Price: $30 (includes all sessions, breakfast and lunch)
More info: www.rhopsiomega.org/qcec
Registration: www.eventbrite.com