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Carolinas Conference Interest & Brainstorming Meeting


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In preparation for the 2013 Carolinas Conference which will be held in Greensboro, NC by National Black MBA Association Piedmont Triad Chapter, Our Business Development Chair, Chisa D. Pennix-Brown, MBA has compiled the preliminary event production slideshow. This presentation will familiarize you with the organization as a whole while providing insight on how you can be a part of the Conference.

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Carolinas Conference Interest & Brainstorming Meeting

  2. 2. Agenda• Please Turn Phone on Silent or Vibrate• Hi My Name is…• Are you a member?• Ask Questions & Give Suggestions• Commit to Help with this conference
  3. 3. MissionThe National Black MBA Association leadsin the creation of educationalopportunities and economic growth forAfrican Americans.Providing innovative programs tostimulate their intellectual and economicgrowth.Building partnerships with key stakeholderswho help facilitate this growth .Increasing awareness and facilitatingaccess to graduate managementeducation programs and careeropportunities in management fields.
  4. 4. Levels of Membership• Full - includes professionals with a National Black MBA graduate degree in any particular field Association (MBA, MHA, MPA, MS, MA, JD, etc.). Associate - includes professionals without a graduate degree but with extensive experience or entrepreneurial success.• Student - status includes students enrolled in any graduate degree Membership Rates program. New/Renewing members Annual rates cover membership for need to submit evidence of one full year from date of payment matriculation into a graduate being received. degree program (i.e. a copy of a current school ID card). Full & Associate: $125/year• Lifetime - status is granted to any member who makes the financial Student: $60/year commitment to the full or associate lifetime status. Lifetime: $1,000 one time payment or 3 $350 installments over 3 years
  5. 5. The Basics• Date ▫ April 12-14, 2013• Location ▫ African American Atelier  Friday, April 12 6-9 pm ▫ Marriot Hotel (downtown Greensboro)  Saturday, April 13 10 am – 4 pm• Time ▫ Friday Night  Meet & Greet Networking ▫ Saturday  Conference & After Party ▫ Sunday  Brunch
  6. 6. Friday, April 12, 2013 High Profile Mixer (1-3 Speakers)6-9 pmSaturday, April 13, 2013 Carolinas Conference9 -10 am Registration & Exhibitors10 –11:30 am Welcome & First Speaker11:30 –12:30 pm Breakout Session (2 Speakers)12:30 pm -1:30 pm Lunch (Keynote Speaker)1:30-2:30 pm Breakout Session (2 Speakers)2:30-3:30 pm General Session (1 Speaker)3:30- 4 pm Closing & ExhibitorsSunday, April 14, 2013 Brunch (1 Speaker)9 -11 am
  7. 7. Proposed Focal Areas1. Professional Development2. Community Development3. Education & Scholarship4. Health & Wellness
  8. 8. Demographics• Existing & New Members• Business Organizations• Other Clubs & Associations• Nonprofits• Higher Ed Institutions (Colleges/Universities)• Greek & Masonic Organizations• Past Sponsorship Entities
  9. 9. Get to Work• Write a list of at least 10 businesses that you think would be great sponsors• Write a list of at least 5 people you can invite to our meeting
  10. 10. Fundraising Ideas• Dine & Donate• Gala and/or Party• Educational Events with Speaker• Sponsorship of Meetings by Businesses• Networking Events• Lunch and Learns• Black History Month• Bowling/Skating/Zumbathon/Walkathon• Membership Directory• Online Donation Site
  11. 11. Call for Speakers• Dynamic Speakers• Successful in their field• Fit One or more of the Focal Areas
  12. 12. Tuesday, August 21 6- 7 pmTuesday, September 18 6-7 pmTuesday, October 16, 6-7 pmTuesday, November 27 6-6:30 pm Conference CallTuesday, December 18 6-6:30pm Conference CallCall into 712-432-1438 Access Code 676383#
  13. 13. Wednesday, August 8, 2012 5:30-8 pmSynerG Nonprofit On Tap at Kickback Jacks1600 Battleground Avenue (FREE)Saturday, August 11, 2012 11-2 pmCharlotte Chapter is hosting a Jazz Brunch(Free for Members $25 for Non-membersThursday, September 6, 2012 6-9 pmRaleigh/Durham Chapter Meeting
  14. 14. Thank you for Attending!Email: CarolinasConf.TriadMBA@gmail.comFacebook: CarolinasConferenceTwitter: CarolinasConfLinkedIn: Carolinas Conference