8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Pre-Conference Activities and Welcome Reception
Velma Trayham, President & Founder, Millionaire Mastermind Academy
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Millionaire Mastermind Fireside Chat
(Lessons from Powerful, Successful, Innovative Women)
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
In today’s marketplace, women face unique challenges in making an impact. Come hear amazing stories and learn the deep motivation and personal qualities that drove these successful women to transform their concepts into reality.
10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Panel Discussion 1:
Community Reinvestment: Public/Private Partnerships
Whether you have an online business or a traditional brick and mortar enterprise, taking part in community programs is a strong way to boost exposure and business visibility as you contribute your services and resources to meet community needs. They are also a great way to promote the development of leadership and teamwork skills and an opportunity to build a positive reputation for your brand, ensuring that everybody- your business, your customers, and their communities all win.
10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
HBCU Start-Up Lab
In the corporate environment, there are employees who are singled out as having the ability, organizational commitment, and motivation to rise and succeed in more senior positions in the organization. We believe that these same talented people have the mentality to become successful entrepreneurs. We seek to attract, mentor, and develop those emerging leaders in their early stages of development. Part I of this program will help the HBCU students to go through exercises to help them see their own talents and skills as individuals. The content of this lab is derived from the Millionaire Mastermind Academy Curriculum.
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Workshop 1: Access To Capital - Presented by BB&T Bank
This workshop will provide attendees with tools to acquire capital to fund their business and the financial literacy to maintain it.
Access to capital is a major challenge for small business owners. This workshop will teach you critical financial concepts such as keeping your business and personal finances separate, cash flow fundamentals, considerations when hiring employees and more. In 2019, BB&T delivered 115 sessions in Georgia, impacting more than 1,000 local business owners. Attend this workshop to learn more about new and traditional financing options.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion 2: Contracting Opportunities with Government Entities
Did you know government entities buy more than $140 billion of dollars’ worth of goods and services from small businesses each year? Government contracts can offer significant opportunities for small
businesses; selling to the government entities requires a very different approach than selling to the commercial sector. Join us for this exciting workshop and learn how you can leverage small business
certifications to diversify your revenue stream and improve your bottom line.
11:00 AM – 11:55 AM
Workshop 2: Financial Literacy for Entrepreneurs
This session is a continuation of the Access to Capital Workshop. The goal of this workshop is to help
entrepreneurs recognize that having great ideas is only part of the formal for success. The other part involves being a good steward of the capital that is raised. When investors consider your idea, they will also consider whether you have the trustworthiness, skills, and talents to make the concept into a viable business opportunity. The workshop will help you assess what you need to learn and where to find the
answers to your questions about financial literacy.
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Panel Discussion 3: "Entrepreneurship 101"
Curious about what it takes to build a Multi-Million-Dollar business? This panel takes a deep dive into the topics of building real businesses, improving business models, and the importance of business etiquette.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Workshop 3: Succeeding In Today's Technology Driven World
Marketing and technology are now very much intertwined and a MUST if a business will succeed. Learn how to build a successful business using technology, systems and automations. Learn from Top Tech experts! Marketing and technology are now very much intertwined and a MUST if a business will succeed. Learn how to build a successful business using technology, systems and automations.
Learn from Top Tech experts!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Workshop 4: Defining & Adopting An Entrepreneurial Mindset
Understanding your big WHY in entrepreneurship
This workshop will help attendees to organize their entrepreneurial approach to reduce the risk of failure Not everyone is born to be an entrepreneur, but everyone can develop an entrepreneurial mindset and apply it to their own context at work or in life. Embrace challenges as opportunities to gain experience. Build resilience and accept failure as a natural part of life. Stop waiting for everything to be perfect and believe in yourself. Define your own version of success. When you see an opportunity, go after it!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Millionaire Mastermind Academy Awards Luncheon
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Networking Professional-Social Exchange (NPSE)
This very important part of the summit is an opportunity for participants to engage with one another for future business opportunities as well as to share through social media, the insights and critical success factors for startup entrepreneurship. Be sure to have your website updated, plenty of business cards, and collateral material for business development.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMAPPLY FOR THE PITCH CONTEST
2019 MMA Entrepreneur Pitch Contest
Applications are now open for Millionaire Mastermind Investment Competition.
Startups can apply to pitch a 15-minute presentation to investors during the conference. The top 5 finalists will be invited to pitch their business in front of top-tier investors, for a chance to win seed funding (of $10,000). Only 2.2% of venture capital funding went to women in 2018, less than .1% of funding has been
allocated to black women since 2009, and only about 1% of venture-backed companies have a black founder or Latinx founder. Millionaire Mastermind Investment competition is an effort to support this next generation of minority female entrepreneurs to secure the capital needed to grow their enterprises and expand their impact. Deadline 11/1/2019.