2021 SC Virtual Black Expo Economic Empowerment Summit

Date: April 24, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m EST

About this Event



The purpose of the 2021 SC Virtual Black Expo Economic Empowerment Summit will provide an uninterrupted platform to educate, enlighten and empower the community. We are committed to remain focused on the established framework of our Black Expo history. The Economic Empowerment Virtual Summit promises to promote economic development and increase exposure for minority owned businesses. Major corporations along with government entities will share procurement standards and opportunities for business development. The “Empowerment” experience will highlight five pillars of economic growth and areas of sustainability: Education, Health, Jobs, Entrepreneurship, and Wealth Creation. All pillars of empowerment are critical to the economic growth of our community and our State.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS



New Virtual Experience

Live Entertainment and Seminars

Cash Prize Giveaways

AGENDA

Main Stage

 10:00

MUSC’s Black Faculty Group: The COVID-19 Vaccine, Safety and Access

 11:00

Jack Daniels presents “Back to the Table” w/ Chef Monica featuring DJ Phatboi and The Cocktail Bandits

 12:00

Marcus Benjamin “Living in the Black”

  12:35

Beginners Xtreme Hip Hop Session w/ Coach Na’dia

  1:05

Top 20 Under 40 Announcement w/ Bakari Sellers

  1:25

Chrissy

  2:00

Raheem DeVaughn

  2:30

Master P: Entrepreneurship Interview w/ Kris Kaylin

  3:15

The Clark Sisters

Breakout Sessions

 10:30

Bank of America: Safeguarding Your Business During Economic Uncertainty

 11:00

Dominion Energy: Black Professionals Powering Through the Energy Industry


Prisma Health w/ Geoffrey Williams

 12:15

MUSC's Wellness Center: Yoga for Well Being with Gail Corvette

 12:30

Black Food Friday's: Boost Your Black Owned Business w/ Social Media

 12:35

Marcus Benjamin Live Q&A Session

 1:00

Physician in the Kitchen w/ Denny’s

 1:15

Zumba with the #Zumbabesties


Sergio Hudson: Building Your Brand

 1:30

Grow with Google: Making your website work for you

 2:00

Black Voters Matter Town Hall Discussion

 2:05

Meet & Greet w/ Chrissy

 2:15

DHEC Presents: COVID-19 and Its Lasting Impact w/ Dr. Linda Bell


Wells Fargo: A Guide to Repaying Student Loan

 3:00

Don’t Neglect Your Screenings w/ Dr. Jacqui Jones

  3:30

MUSC’s Office of Self Promotion: Selfcare 101

 3:35

Meet & Greet w/ The Clark Sisters

SPEAKERS



Anderson Mack III

Panelist

Anela Malik

Feed The Malik
Founder

Bakari Sellers

Strom Law Firm, LLC
Lawyer

Chrissy

Singer

Clark Sisters

Coach Na’dia

Hip Hop Instructor

Cynthia Pryor Hardy

Moderator

Felita Davis Hicks

Panelist

Jack Denials

Jessica E. Boyd

Branding expert and illustrator

Dr. Jaqui Jones, M.D.

Prisma Health Family Medicine
Medicine physician

Justin Thompson

Panelist

Andrew Busch

Economist

Geoffrey Williams

Director of Outpatient Behavioral Care
PRISMA

Dr. Linda Bell

State Epidemiologist, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Marcus

Business advisor and executive

Dr. Monique May

The Physician In The Kitchen™

Master P

Raheem DeVaughn

American singer and songwriter

Rhonda Maree O’Banion

Panelist

Sergio Hudson

Fashion Designer

Shennice Cleckley

Smart Cookie
CEO

Zumba Besties

Zumba instructor

SPONSORS



Title Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors