GMEN Women's Conference

September 15-16, 2021 | Atlanta, GA

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Participants attending the GMEN Women’s Conference 2021 will receive a wealth of business training, access to capital and growth opportunities. Sessions during GMEN Women’s Conference will empower women entrepreneurs to connect, activate and grow. REGISTER TODAY!

Connect. Activate. Grow.

The GMEN Women’s Conference helps entrepreneurs connect, activate and grow.

Keynote Speaker

Felicia Moore, Atlanta City Council President, is GMEN Women’s Conference 2021 keynote speaker.

Virtual and In-Person

Our conference is virtual with an in-person closing event for participants, program graduates.

GMEN WOMEN'S CONFERENCE 2021

We have exceptional guest speakers for GMEN Women’s Conference, September 15-16, 2021. Register today!

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GMEN

Nikki Arsenault
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Nikki Arsenault

GMEN

Antionette Ball
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Antionette Ball

WEOP

Sareena Beasley
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Sareena Beasley

Bridge Forward Solutions

Sonia Booker
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Sonia Booker

GMEN

Dr. Deena Brown
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Dr. Deena Brown

Her Executive Presence

Karen Davis
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Karen Davis

Curry Davis Consulting Group

Terri Denison
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Terri Denison

SBA

Michelle Glover
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Michelle Glover

Atlanta Black Chambers

Robin D. Groover
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Robin D. Groover

Too Groovy Productions

Glenett Hannah
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Glenett Hannah

Hannah Innovative Solutions

Tonya Hicks
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Tonya Hicks

Power Solutions, Inc.

Monica Hooks
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Monica Hooks

WEI

Dianne Jennings
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Dianne Jennings

Global Mortgage Strategies Inc.

Stephanie Kirkland
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Stephanie Kirkland

Identity Dynamics System

Patricia Luna 
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Patricia Luna 

LISC

Lori A. Manns
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Lori A. Manns

Quality Media Consultant Group

Felecia Moore
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Felecia Moore

Atlanta City Council - Keynote

Helen Ngo
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Helen Ngo

Capital Benchmark Partners

Kristin Odeh
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Kristin Odeh

Momentum Franchise Group

Sharon Perrin
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Sharon Perrin

Impact Accounting Partners

Cheryle Moses Reynolds
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Cheryle Moses Reynolds

Camrose Creative Services, Inc.

Redelia Shaw
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Redelia Shaw

Life Media Projects

Roxann Smithers
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Roxann Smithers

Smithers + Ume-Nwagbo, LLC

Kisha Solomon
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Kisha Solomon

GMEN

Jamie P. Spurley, LCSW
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Jamie P. Spurley, LCSW

MindCare by Jamie Perry Spurley

Jai Stone
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Jai Stone

Jai Stone

Sonya Toomer
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Sonya Toomer

GMEN

Princella White
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Princella White

PK Connections LLC

Elizabeth Wilson
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Elizabeth Wilson

GMEN, Executive Director

PROGRAM

GMEN Women’s Conference, September 15-16, 2021. Register today!

Welcome to GMEN Women’s Conference 2021 | #JustEntrepreneurIt

Welcome to GMEN Women's Conference 2021

15min

Virtual

Beginner

Introduction of GMEN Staff and Virtual Participants

Let's meet the GMEN staff and some of our virtual participants.

30min

Virtual

Beginner

Women Entrepreneurs Spotlight

A GMEN spotlight video or entrepreneurial tip.

10min

Virtual

Beginner

CONNECT. Generating Money for Your Business | Antionette Ball, WEOP; Tonya Hicks, Power Solutions Inc.

There are several ways to have ongoing, recurring revenue for your business through contracts and franching. Learn how. Speakers: Antionette Ball, WEOP, Tonya Hicks, Power Solutions Inc. Moderator: Sonia Booker, GMEN

45min

Saloon B

Beginner

GMEN Women’s Virtual Luncheon

Grab your lunch where you are and join us for GMEN Women's Virtual Luncheon and keynote speaker, Felicia Moore, Atlanta City Council President.

60min

Virtual

Beginner

Keynote Speaker: Felicia Moore, Atlanta City Council President

We are excited to have Felicia Moore, Atlanta City Council President joining GMEN Women's Conference.

30min

Virtual

Beginner

CONNECT: Building Your Money Team with Helen Ngo, Capital Benchmark Partners and Dianne Jennings, Global Mortgage Strategies

Yes, you want to make money, but you also want to make sure you keep the money you make. This is critical for building lasting wealth. And for a growing entrepreneur, it’s hard to do that without a team. Honestly, far too many business owners end up losing money because they’re missing a key member on their financial team. Join Helen Ngo, Capital Benchmark Partners and Dianne Jennings, Global Mortgage Strategies.

30mins

In-Person

Beginner

Women Entrepreneurs Spotlight

A GMEN spotlight video or entrepreneurial tip.

10min

Virtual

Beginner

CONNECT. How To Get Small Business Funding – Grants, Loans | Terri Denison, SBA, Patricia Luna, LISC

CONNECT. The road to small business grants and loans are abundant in 2021. There are many opportunities for COVID-related funding for small businesses. Working your way through applying and securing them can be challenging. Talk to the experts on this panel to find out success strategies to grants and loans. | Terri Denison, SBA, Patricia Luna, LISC | Panel with Q&A.  

45mins

Virtual

Beginner

Mindcare for Women Entrepreneurs

10min

Virtual

Beginner

ACTIVATE: Building Your Infrastructure: Business Processes and Technology | Monica Hooks, WEI, Lori Mann, Quality Media Consultant Group, Kristin Odeh, Momentum Franchising Group, Princella White, PK Connections

ACTIVATE: As an entrepreneur, after you have established your brand the next step is building your infrastructure putting in place business processes and technology to have a strong foundation to make money. Monica Hooks, WEI, Lori Mann, Quality Media Consultant Group, Kristin Odeh, Momentum Franchising Group, Princella White, PK Connections | Panel and Q&A.

30min

Virtual

Beginner

ACTIVATE. Breakout Sessions

ACTIVATE. Breakout Sessions focused on Connecting and Activating.

45mins

Virtual

Beginner

Day 1 Closing – GMEN Staff

Day #1 closing of GMEN Women's Conference 2021.

15min

Virtual

Beginner

Welcome to Day 2 (Day 1 Recap) – GMEN/SAME Board | #JustEntrepreneurIt

Welcome to Day 2 (Day 1 Recap) – GMEN/SAME Board

15min

Virtual

Beginner

ACTIVATE. Establishing Your Brand in the World | Sonia Booker, GMEN, Stephanie Kirkland, Identity Dynamics System, Jai Stone, JaiStone.com and Sonya Toomer, GMEN

Activate. With a good strategy, establishing your brand in the world can be done easier than you think. Identification, design and execution. Sonia Booker, GMEN, Stephanie Kirkland, Identity Dynamics System, Jai Stone and Sonya Toomer, GMEN | Panel and Q&A.

35mins

Virtual

Beginner

Women Entrepreneurs Spotlight

Women Entrepreneurs Spotlight Video

10min

Virtual

Beginner

ACTIVATE. Social Media, Internet and Video Are Your BFF’s | Kisha Solomon, GMEN and Robin D. Groover, Too Groovy Productions

ACTIVATE. Kisha Solomon, GMEN and Robin D. Groover, Too Groovy Productions | Panel with Q&A

45mins

Virtual

Beginner

GROW. Virtual Luncheon with Guest Speaker Karen Davis of Curry Davis Consulting Group

GROW. Virtual Luncheon with Guest Speaker Karen Davis of Curry Davis Consulting Group.

60min

Virtual

Beginner

GROW. Three Words – Marketing, Sales, Repeat. | Dr. Deena Brown, Cheryle Moses, Camrose Creative Services, Redelia Shaw, Life Media Projects

GROW. The strategy for growth of any business is marketing, sales and repeating that process. Join Dr. Deena Brown, Cheryle Moses, Camrose Creative Services and Redelia Shaw, Life Media Projects, for straight-forward tips to get your marketing and sales on the right path. Panel Discussion and Q&A.

60min

Virtual

Beginner

Women Entrepreneur Spotlight

Women Entrepreneur Spotlight

15min

Virtual

Beginner

GROW. Entrepreneurs Connecting with Local Leaders for Business Development | Michelle Glover, Atlanta Black Chambers, Cheryle Moses, Gwinnett Black Chamber, Sareena Beasley, Bridge Forward Solutions

GROW. Representatives from business leaders, local chambers - Michelle Glover, Atlanta Black Chambers, Cheryle Moses, Gwinnett Black Chamber, Sareena Beasley, Bridge Forward Solutions | These panelists will also be judges for the GMEN Women's Entrepreneur Pitch Session. | Panel with Q&A.

45mins

Virtual

Beginner

Celebrating the Connection, Activation and Growth of GMEN Women

We are celebrating GMEN Women as they connect, activate and grow through our programs.

60min

Virtual

Beginner

GMEN Women Entrepreneurs Pitch Session – Guest Judges and Cash Prizes

GMEN Women Entrepreneurs Pitch Session with guest judges and cash prizes.

60min

Virtual

Beginner

Networking and SAME Graduation of 50 Women Entrepreneurs – In-Person (COVID19 Safety In Place)

Networking and SAME Graduation – Streamed live, tent(s), food truck, giveaways, music

90min

In-Person

Beginner

REGISTER

Join us for GMEN Women’s Conference celebrating and empower women entrepreneurs in Georgia, September 15-16, 2021 – a virtual and in-person event.

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