2017 Preliminary Schedule

Friday July 28, 2017

Vendor Load In Friday 9am to 1am

3pm - 9pm Check In and Onsite Registration (Registration Booth)

Health & Wellness Expo @ 11am

Senior Activities Open Friday July 28, 2017 11am - 3pm

Youth Summit presented in association with Dekalb Juvenile Justice Center & Atlanta Recovery Associates Time 11am to 4pm

Choir Registration Meet & Greet (Reception) 9pm – 10:30pm

8pm - 10:30pm

7pm - 11pm Community Stage Open / Artist Showcasing

10pm – 1pm “ Grown & Sexy Kick Off Concert / Live Entertainment & Special Guest appearances (Main Ballroom) This is a good time gathering kick off Party featuring some Atlanta's top DJ's , Comedians & Live Entertainment. Dance Dance Dance laugh and meet lots of good people make new friends and it's only for grown folks who want to have a little fun. Business owners, Entrepreneurs, Ladies let your hair down and guys can just chill and relax in a grand atmosphere There will be complimentary food & cocktail while they last ticketed $25.00 per person includes

Saturday Events Saturday July 29, 2017

7:30am - 9am Vendor Load In

9am All Vendors Open

9am On Site Registration (registration booth)

10am Financial Education

10am Health & Wellness Pavilion Open

10am - 11am HIV What you know and how to fix it presented by Atlanta Recovery Associates

10:30am – 11:30am Mental Illness “Lets Talk About it The Good & The Bad & The Ugly a discussion about the psychological pressures communities face today.

10:30am – 12:00pm The Glass Ceiling Part 2 Women Helping Women

10am – 11:30 pm "Be The Captain of Your Success: Failure is Not an Option, Just A Change of Course Part 2 – A Discussion to Empower Men"

11:30am – 1pm A Conversation About Finances empowerment Luncheon : Inclusion. Access. - In this panel discussion guests, panelists and participants will explore proven strategies, tips and techniques to demystify the processes necessary to attain financial inclusion, Interview with local business owners who think outside the box and tap into available services, excess or aging inventory and underutilized assets earning Spending power in a global barter marketplace. Hosted by Leaders of Financial Institutions

10am - Noon Community Stage Opens until 5 pm until tbd

1pm – 3pm Mid Day Empower U a financial Empowerment Lunch Reception Join us for an afternoon of mouthwatering foods , entertainment , raffles, and financial dialogue programs that are easy to understand, highly impactful information for all economic, social and education levels to help you to become more financially fit. Look to walk away with a Personal Empowerment Plan to help them reach your own financial goal. Keep checking back more details to come

1pm When Singers Meet Part II Atlanta Ballroom / Hosted by Rev Rodney Cash What it is: •This is a workshops and social gathering for singers and those who like to sing. Get involved by Atlanta Music Ministers and Choir Directors. Your workshops will include dialogue and engagement from some of the top Gospel Music Directors and Choral Ministers in Ministry. Attendees will enjoy meeting singers, singing while receiving choral techniques, discussions for Ensemble Setting through Problem Solving. Choir Etiquette Complimentary food served , Black tie Gala concert performance included in to all attendees

5pm Red Carpet Experience

5:30pm Door Open for A Night of Excellence Black Tie Dinner & Awards Gala

6pm - 6:45pm Dinner is served Preshow Entertainment

7pm - 8pm Awards / Honors / Recognition

Special Salute to Retired NBA Honorees:
Thomas W Dortch Jr.
George Andrews
And more!!

8pm - 9pm Closing Remarks

Followed by Closing Concerts

Vendor Load Out 11pm - 3pm - 9pm Check In and Onsite Registration (Registration Booth)