A Diaspora Vibe –
Virtual Black Business Expo
July 9, 2020
Imagine walking into the convention center and being surrounded by the culture. The colors are warm, the sounds are friendly, the language let’s you know you’ve found your people. Now imagine walking around talking to new “cousins”, buying some flyy merch from your folks, and then joining a session that gives you exactly what you need to grow your business.
No need to keep imagining, because all you have to do is come to Thee Cultural Exchange and experience a Black Business Expo like never before.
Well, it’s virtual so there’s no need to pick out the perfect fit, or drive down to the convention center. All you have to do is click the button below and then open your computer on July 9th!
SHOP, CONNECT & NETWORK WITH BLACK BUSINESSES: During the expo you will have tons of opportunities to virtually stroll through the expo hall and stop by our vendors booths where you can interact with each vendor directly through video and of course shop, shop, shop.
Grow Your Business…
SESSIONS: Educational sessions for new and Aspiring business owners. From branding to business credit we’ve got sessions on exactly what you need to grow your business.
A Few of the Expo Hall Marketplace Vendors
Welcome, Expo Hall Opens, Virtual Co-working Begins
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Session 1 Break-Out
Making a Branding Kit, Building Business Credit, Multiple Streams of Income
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session 2 Break-Out
The Starter Kit: Documents, Publicity, Taxes
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Session 3 Break-Out
The Founder’s Story, Financial Documents, VIP Mastermind
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM VIP Sessions
Expo Hall Marketplace Shopping, VIP Sessions
Meet Our Session Speakers
CEO, Umbrella Financial Solutions LLC
Betina McCadney is the CEO of Umbrella Financial Solutions LLC, a mother, and soon-to-be wife and author. Her desire to improve the financial position of people in her community prompted her to begin her education and work in finance. She believed that her voice could be heard by those with a similar upbringing to her own. Now with clients in more than 12 states, she has expanded her company’s offerings to include not only credit repair but Financial Coaching and business credit with the goal of ushering clients (whether individuals or business owners) to wholeness in finance.
Founder, Coffee Del Mundo
Jon has over 10 years of experience in organizational leadership, management, talent acquisition, business development, personal development, strategic planning, and public speaking. He has worked with executives from Fortune 500 Companies to small businesses and start-ups. His work as a life coach centers around diving deep into your lifestyle and passions to build a more balanced lifestyle. As a business coach, his work focuses on identifying your core functions to strengthen the operational effectiveness through data-driven innovations.
FOUNDER, SHAI’S WORLD
Beauty is an outlet for creativity. A concept Shaiann Hogan understood from a young age. Shai’s World is an indie nail polish company. It was launched in 2015 when Shai was a mere 13 years old. The nail polish is 100% vegan, cruelty free and is made without 5 toxic chemicals commonly found in other nail polishes such as: Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resins, Dibutyl Phthalate(DBP), Toluene and Camphor.
Shai’s World has a wide range of Shai Shades to choose from so everyone can be fly like Shai.
CEO, Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub
Rashunda is a business consultant and social entrepreneur with more than 15 years of financial operations experience for a major corporation and the chief visionary behind Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub, where she provides cost-effective workspace, business consulting, and various business solutions for small businesses and entrepreneurs. She is also the Director of Startup Grind South LA, and Co-Founder of Blue Lotus Box, a women’s empowerment bi-monthly subscription box.
FOUNDER, DTR EVENTS
Sandra Aderibigbe is a Global Brand Consultant, specializing in experiential marketing and brand development. Her passion is to reshape the connection between the brand and consumer, through creating experiences that move hearts, minds, and perception.
CEO, Affluent Solution Group
Joseph Luckett is a Los Angeles native, and the Founder/CEO of Affluent Solution Group, a Digital Marketing Agency that provides SMBs with an all in one online marketing platform. Due to his notable effectiveness in the space of digital marketing, Joseph has had the opportunity to transition from working in-house for brands to taking them on as clients. After several years of executing countless successful marketing campaigns for influencers, sports professionals & SMBs, Joseph decided to transition from the service side of the business to the software side and founded Affluent Solution.
Tyler Bell is an innovator who believes in the power of uplifting community through connection. Living and serving at the intersection of people, education, policy and technology, he uniquely understands how to build community while creating sustainable change. Tyler currently serves as the Managing Partner of EleventoOne, a creative consulting firm that provides entrepreneurs with the tools, resources and strategies needed to bring their vision to life. Additionally, Tyler serves as the COO of Movement.fm.
CEO, Coffey & Biz
Jonaee Coffey is a multi-faceted, dynamic speaker, entrepreneur, business consultant, corporate trainer and master administrator. In 2016, Jonaee started Coffey and Biz LLC, a consulting firm that offers business formation, virtual administration and corporate training services. She also started Korporate Kidz USA, a 501c3 Nonprofit organization that teaches children how to be financially fit and business savvy entrepreneurs. Aside from business, Jonaee is a mother to her four beautiful children. She enjoys spending quality time with family, dancing, singing, and visiting new places. Her mantra is to never despise small beginnings; and she walks boldly in her favorite scripture, Philippians 3:14.
FOUNDER, MITCHELL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
A business professional with an unbeaten 20 plus years of experience of operating a small business which specializes in accounting, bookkeeping, and other business solutions.
As a small business coach and consultant, my business provides entrepreneurs with access to the necessary tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of their business’s development to ensure growth and success. I offer extensive business development training workshops, seminars, webinars, coaching/mentorship, marketing strategies solutions, and financial management services to entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to start or grow and take their business to the next level of success.
Editor In Chief, Young Bold And Regal
Evan Jackson is the Editor-In-Chief of the media outlet Young Bold And Regal which highlights the stories of Black women and women of color in Entertainment, The Arts & Entrepreneurship . He Curates Culture Through An Intellectual //Analytical Lens. Through his experiences he sharpened his skills as a professional writer of entertainment news, on-camera personality, creative director , and CEO.
“I consider myself a curator of the culture highlighting fascinating people and their stories. So here’s to all the doers, creators, and thinkers whose unrealistic dreams end up being achievements that go beyond their expectations.”
FOUNDER, Perfect tux
Gold awarded song writer, artist developer, and music supervisor. Proven ability to meet deadlines and work successful at a fast pace. Knowledgeable in all aspects of developing and signing artist, music licensing, copyright, and publishing. Hard worker, with key relationships with industry taste makers, producers, song writers, and entertainment lawyers resulting in licensing deals on several TV programs seen on BET, FX, Hallmark, Spike TV, and more. Respected leader, with a great ear for music, able to communicate the request from producers/directors and translate the message into musical terms for composers and song writers.
Founder, Sand & Shores
Tonya McKenzie brings more than 20 years of experience in media relations, marketing, and client relations. Her non-profit experience includes being an Associate Executive Director, raising over a million dollars to open a new YMCA in Northern California, serving as an elected official as a Director for the Oakley Chamber of Commerce and leading a dynamic marketing team for a private club in Walnut Creek, CA. Tonya has also published a Real Estate Agent Magazine and chartered a graduate chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc in Northern California. You can find Mrs. McKenzie highlighted in the book, “AMAZING MOMS: Parents of the 21st Century”
Become A Vendor
Feature your business in an expo vendor booth to showcase your products and services, with either pre-recorded videos or a live videostream session in the booth. Booths have a customizable lead generation feature built-in for capturing attendee interest.
Complimentary ticket, Inclusion in program directory (¼ page), Expo hall marketplace booth, Social mentions, Complimentary one-month virtual membership to Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub ($44 value).
Become A Sponsor
Do you believe NOW is the time to bring our community together and not only exchange our goods and services, but learn from one another then align with us and become a sponsor of Thee Cultural Exchange.
Three sponsorship levels to choose from with various benefits included including complimentary tickets, social mentions, expo hall marketplace booth, and more.
Advertise With Us
Digital book provided to attendees and featured on the website. Advertise your product or service with us!
Complimentary ticket to the event