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PowerPlayer Summit 2018: 1 Day 20 Speakers

Lauderhill Chamber
Event organized by Lauderhill Chamber

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PowerPlayer Summit is the place to connect with multigenerational leaders and innovators. We bring together some of South Florida’s most driven, high performing individuals in business, government, and philanthropy for one-on-one sessions, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.


How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Business: A Conversation With OneUnited Bank’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Teri Williams

As President and Chief Operating Officer of the nation’s largest Black-owned and FDIC insured bank, Teri Williams is a true PowerPlayer, responsible for implementing OneUnited Bank’s “Bank Black” strategic initiative and unleashing a socio-economic and conscious financial movement. She will share her journey and offer actionable tips for your life and business.

Money: How Savvy Entrepreneurs Find it, Manage it, and Spend it Wisely

Whether you’re a start-up organization or a Fortune 500 company, having sufficient capital is a major priority. But accessing and securing it is often a challenge for women and entrepreneurs of color. Let our all-star panel of entrepreneurs and experts teach you savvy ways to access capital to accomplish your business goals.

Julian Correra, President of Knightspeed Moving
Kurt D. Dyer, CEO Dyer Strategy Group
Moderator: Sasha Patrick James, CEO ANDe International

Doing Business in South Florida

Choosing the right location for your business is a critical success factor. Mastering your domain, understand the importance of taxes, the permitting process, access to a suitable workforce, and real estate investment are jus a few things to consider. Elected officials and administrators from across South Florida will share their economic development vision and highlight the benefits of doing business in their City.

Mayor Oliver Gilbert, City of Miami Gardens
Mayor Daniel Stermer, City of Weston
Mayor Hazelle Rogers, City of Lauderdale Lakes
Commissioner Ken Thurston, City of Lauderhill
David Coddington, Vice President at Broward Alliance

How To Do Good And Make Money

According to Conscious Capitalism co-authors Rajendra Sisodia, a business professor, and John Mackey, the founder of Whole Foods, companies that embraced a progressive cause of some sort perform 10 times better than their counterparts. Explore ways that companies across South Florida are doing just that; learn best practices for developing a sustainable corporate social responsibility strategy and discuss how to align your business with the right cause for maximum impact.

Juliet Murphy Roulhac, Regional Manager for Corporate External Affairs for Florida Power & Light Company
Sheila J. Smith, President, CEO of 211-Broward
Dr. Wendy Ellis Vice President of Operations / Executive Director, Honey Shine, Inc.
Moderator: Melissa P. Dunn, MBA Chief Executive Officer, MD Marketing Network

Marketing Mastermind: Get Results & Build A Brand That People Love

Learn practical strategies and tactics for marketing success. Then, participate in a group mastermind session to tackle your specific marketing challenges.

Melissa P. Dunn, MBA, Chief Executive Officer MD Marketing Network
Suzan McDowell, President & CEO Circle of One Marketing
Sophia A. Nelson, President & CEO S.A. Nelson & Associates
Moderator: Scarlette Clarke, Director of Marketing Yellow Cab of Broward

Success Hacks: Becoming a PowerPlayer in Life and in Business

Looking for your next big promotion or contract? Learn the secret sauce from seasoned executives and entrepreneurs.

Karen Pandy Cherry
Dr. Lanalee Araba Sam
Carlene Wright, Host Wright Encouragement Show

Text or call 786-726-7867 for vendor booths and sponsorship information.