Building and Supporting Women Business Owners

Hosted by

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Psi Omega Chapter & RPO, Inc.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Phillip O’ Berry Academy of Technology

1430 Alleghany Street * Charlotte, NC 28208


Registration and continental breakfast from 8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

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

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

Benefits of Attending:

You don’t want to miss out on this awesome and inspiring event.  Purchase your tickets today!

Registration Fee: $30 (includes all sessions, breakfast and lunch). Click here to register or go to and search Queen City Entrepreneurs Conference.

Sessions and Confirmed speakers include:

This informative day will include a panel discussion where successful women business owners will share their personal stories of challenges and success. Attendees will get to choose one of three workshops where business owners and professionals will discuss how to develop a business plan, the challenges women business owner face and how to use digital marketing and social media to promote your business. The afternoon includes a general session where you’ll hear about the current state and future of small businesses in today’s political and economic climate. Throughout the day you’ll have time to network with current and aspiring entrepreneurs and visit with several vendors that provide goods and services to small business owners.

Turn your Passion into Profit – Panel Discussion

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

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


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For questions about this event, please email us at or contact Valerie Vanderhall at 704-737-7644.