2018 Preliminary Schedule
Friday August 3, 2018
Friday August 3rd, 2018
Vendor Load In Friday, 8 AM to 10 AM
Check-in and Onsite Registration (registration booth)
ALPHA / BRAVO: HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO – 11 AM to 2PM - OPEN SEATING
Senior Lounge Activities - Workshop for seniors: A special forum BECAUSE YOU MATTER - seniors come together from community centers throughout the metropolitan area and receive complimentary light lunch reception, entertainment and so much more. Enjoy our healthcare expo exhibits while receiving information to keep you on your toes. Reservations are needed for all groups attending. SPONSORED BY CIGNA.
ECHO FOX TROT: MEDIA LAUNCH PARTY MEET & GREET – 12 NOON to 2 PM
The media is invited to get a full overview of what the Festival is all about. This will also be a time to meet and greet Janet Acklin, author of A Delivery from God and Shelley also expected “Butch” Anthony, Owner of This Is It BBQ and Seafood and author of God Has a Plan for the Underdog.
TANGO BALLROOM: GROWN & SEXY KICK OFF JAM – 8 PM
It’s a live DJ, featururing DJ Baby Face live entertainment, line dancers, spoken word, comedy and so much more. Complimentary wine and food while it lasts. Laugh and meet lots of good people while making new friends with business owners/entrepreneurs. Grand atmosphere; cosmopolitan attire. Ticketed event. (25. 00 advance 35.00 at the door) SPONSORED BY LAC 1 PRODUCTIONS.
Saturday Events, August 4, 2018
7:30 AM to 9 AM - Vendor Load In
10 AM All Vendors Open
10 AM to 4 PM - Health & Wellness Pavilion Open
TANGO: “ME TOO” WORKSHOP – 11:30 AM until 1pm
Panel discussion with top female domestic abuse activists, executives, and entrepreneurs, facilitated by Dr. Riki Brooks, CEO of the Atlanta HealthCare Music & Gospel Festival.)
FOXTROT / ECHO: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT / Hiring Event – 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Hosted by the Georgia Greater Black Chamber of Commerce. Learn how to train for jobs. There will be onsite interviews for those who are ready for current job opportunities and contracts.
Hosted by the Georgia Greater Black Chamber of Commerce. Learn to how to do business in Georgia. ALPHA BRAVO: WELLNESS WORKSHOPS – 10.30 AM to 11:30 AM
This Wellness Workshop series focuses on lifestyles and interventions as well as Alternative
Medicine. (sponsored by CIGNA & Jencare Medical
********************TANGO BALLROOM ALL DAY GOSPEL JAM & CONCERT **********************
TANGO: MUSIC INDUSTRY PANEL – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
This roundtable discussion will be presented by industry experts who are sure to guide you into a path of success. Learn from the experiences of those who have “been there and done that” as they offer insight on what works and how to succeed in the music industry. This event will be followed by the Gospel Jam. Limited seating. (Is RSVP required? SEE FLYER YES Can they RSVP online? YES Is this a ticketed event? NO )
5:00 PM RED CARPET EXPERIENCE TANGO: 5:30 PM
Doors Open for “A Night of Excellence” Black Tie Dinner & Awards Gala
Special Salute to Men & Women of Excellence
FOLLOWED BY Closing Concerts with music honorees & Special Guest Vendor Load 3:00PM