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INSIGHTS FROM CHICAGO’S TOP BLACK ENTREPRENEURS

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JOHN W. ROGERS, JR.

Ariel Investments
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BARBARA BATES

Bates Designs
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QUINTIN E. PRIMO

Capri Investment Group
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MELODY SPANN COOPER

Midway Broadcasting
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D. MICHELLE FLOWERS

Flowers Communications
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Jory Luster

Luster Products
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ALISA STARKS

Inner City Entertainment
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VUNZAI YEAZEL

Gorgeous Within
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MERRY GREEN

Black Women’s Expo
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Jerald Gary

Avalon Regal Theater
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Jonathan Swain

Kimbark Beverage Shoppe
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REGINALD WARE

BlackDoctor.org
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WHY WE MEAN BUSINESS SUMMIT?

The WE MEAN BUSINESS SUMMIT is a first-of-its-kind conference, bringing together hundreds of Chicago’s leading African-American business owners. The Summit will be an exciting and unique opportunity for the city’s experienced and most celebrated black entrepreneurs to exchange insights, develop networks and pursue new business opportunities.

The WE MEAN BUSINESS Summit will take place on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at the The Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. The all-day conference will feature presentations and panel discussions with more than 20 speakers, and a keynote conversation with a nationally recognized business executive.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS WILL INCLUDE

WHY CHICAGO IS THE BEST BLACK BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICA

Research Data on Chicago’s Black Consumer Market

Creating A Business Plan For Your Company’s Growth

Access to Capital: Raising Money from Family Investors and Crowd Sourcing

A Keynote Conversation with John W. Rogers Jr., CEO of Ariel Investments

How Black Is Your Business, How Black Should It Be?

Navigating the Advantages and Pitfalls of a Family-Owned Business

Unraveling the Mysteries of Building a Brand

Location, Location, Location: Finding New Opportunities in Chicago

Building the Next Big Black Technology Company

REGISTER NOW TO ATTEND

New Extended Early Bird Registration

$45

Full Summit Registration

$99

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER 18, 2017

(You must pre-register. On-site registrations will NOT be accepted)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WE MEAN BUSINESS SUMMIT

click here

BECOME A SPONSOR AT THE

Sponsorship opportunities for your company and brand at the We Mean Business Summit can include:

  • Digital Media
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  • Printed Collateral Materials
  • On-Site Brand Activation
  • Brand Engagement with hundreds of small business owners