Subject to Change

Friday August 5, 2016

Vendor Load In Friday 5:00pm to 7:00pm

3:00pm - 9:00pm Check In and Onsite Registration (registration booth)

11:00am Doors Open

Health & Wellness Expo

Senior Activities Open Friday August 5th 11:00am until 3:00pm (keep checking back)

Youth Activities Open Friday August 5th 11:00am until 3:00pm ( keep checking back

8:00pm - 10:30pm Back To School Teen Dance
You Can Do It Put Your Heart Into It Back To School Weekend Youth Summit - We celebrate our youth! The "I Can Do It" Back To School Youth Summit is the culmination of our 6-week after-school and summertime programming that equips youth with transferable life and occupational skills via the performing arts. Attendance is free and all festival participants are encouraged to participate in this wonderful celebration from 1 to 3pm with face painting, dancing and entertainment presented by top agencies that specialize in youth mentoring programs. Youth program participants will also receive "Swag Bags", with complimentary back to school themed gifts when they are registered attend. Registration allows all participants access to all unpaid festival activities.

7:00pm - 11:00pm Community Stage Open / Artist Showcasing

10:00pm - 1:00pm “Grown & Sexy Kick Off Concert / Live Entertainment & Special Guest appearances (Georgia Ballroom)

Saturday Events August 6, 2016

Vendor Load In 7:30am – 9:00am

9:00am Doors Open

10:00am Health & Wellness Pavilion Open

10:00am - 12:00pm OnSite Registration (registration booth)

10:00am - All Vendors Open

10:00am – 1:00pm Pamper Me Silly Part II Explosion Symposium Begins

10:00am – 11:30am The Workplace to the Marketplace
Strategies for excelling in the workplace or the marketplace for female executives and entrepreneurs. Receive the right tips from the right people. Hosted by Top Female Executives and Entrepreneurs

10:00am- 11:00am Mental Health Community & Leadership ( Passion for Families Leading the Way through Community Wellness Hosted by Premiere Transitional Services CEO Sonji Willingham

10:30am – 12:00pm The Glass Ceiling Part 2 The Process The Journey, The Solution As of December 2015, only 4.2% (21) of S&P500 CEOs are Female. How can this be when women are 50.8% of the population and 58.6% of the entire workforce? The solution must lie with WOMEN! This conversation will explore ways that female executives can help to even the playing field for women in the marketplace to achieve workplace equity across the board. Hosted By “The B.A.G. Lady Radio Show” Host, Mrs. Mary Ellis

11:00am Be Well Be Fit when Professional Fitness Coach’s and trainers teaching you exercise moves to keep your going strong and steady on your feet. Health & Wellness Pavilion.

11:00am - 12:30pm "Be The Captain of Your Success: Failure is Not an Option, Just A Change of Course Part 2 – A Discussion to Empower Men" With a panel that includes retired NBA legends the likes of Reginald Johnson Legendary 76ers , NBA Hall of Fame AllStar Dale Ellis Dallas Mavericks, Seattle Supersonics) , Lavon Mercer of the SanAntonio Spurs Moderated by Tarsheen Peters Veteran of Foreign Wars, Minister & Ceo of Gangbreakers Inc. ( Saving Lives Saving Souls ) and others, this "no excuses, only results" panel will challenge men to continue to move the needle in their homes and communities through cooperative leadership, building on what works, and turning threats into opportunities

11:00am Mime & Dance Workshop

11:30am A Conversation About Finances: Inclusion. Access. Dignity - Information Did you know that Money has a job? It's true! Money is your obedient servant and is simply waiting for you to tell it what to do! In this panel discussion guests, panelists and participants will explore proven strategies, tips and techniques to demystify the processes necessary to attain financial inclusion, access to capital and financial dignity through improved personal credit scores, creative and easily accessible savings and investment vehicles and a basic understanding of HOW MONEY WORKS! Hosted by Leaders of Financial Institutions

12:00pm - 1:30pm Choir Symposium

2:00pm - 5:00pm Choir Festival

Empowerment Luncheon Awards Concert ( Exclusive)
1:00pm – 3:00pm Mid Day “Don’t Quit” Empowerment Luncheon Guest Keynote Speaker Darnisha Harrison CEO Ennaid Pharmaceuticals special presentation by BOLD Favor Magazine (Bold Favor Awards) honoring people and organizations from around that live fearlessly!!!! Doors open at 12:30pm

2:00pm Speed Dating for Business: What Do You Do??? – Hosted by Kathy Hood
If this question causes you stammer, stutter, or your heart to flutter then this activity is for you! Bring plenty of business cards and your 30 second elevator pitch to meet other local, national, and global business leaders that can take your business to higher levels. See You There!!

2:00pm- 3:30pm Producers, Leader, Artist or Entertainers where do I fit in? The Business of Music (A music Industry workshop designed to guide you through the ins and outs of the business of entertainment. Things you need to know Designed for inspiring singers , rappers entertainers writers , producers and more. Facilitated by a panel of seasoned experts)