A diverse range of influential speakers participated in the highly anticipated Dream Project Symposium in Atlanta this month.
The two-day conference at Georgia World Congress Center, presented by Egami Consulting Group, lived up to expectations with an extensive list of sought-after influencers from the world of business to entrepreneurship.
Guest speakers included Soledad O’Brien, CEO of Starfish Media; Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing Company; renowned celebrity chef Roblé Ali; Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, speaker and author of The Dream Giver; and Jonathan Sprinkles, motivational speaker and author, among others.
“As a CEO we’re really buried with a lot of responsibilities,” said Teneshia Jackson-Warner, CEO of Egami Consulting Group, in an interview with UrbanGeekz. “It’s very easy to get bogged down with the details to a point where you don’t really give yourself space to have a creative forum to imagine what’s next. The idea was to create a creative, inspirational forum, to attract like-minded individuals and jolt them to dream again.”
Hundreds of attendees, mainly budding entrepreneurs and small business owners, benefited from forums led by experts with highly sought-after insights on attracting investors, growth strategies, obtaining key certifications and overall enterprising skills.
The convention consisted of various breakout sessions, small business pitch competitions, speaker lunches, and performances from Grammy Award winners Estelle and India Arie.
“We’re one of the creative partners and we’ve tried to support the Dream Symposium in any way we can in terms of referrals, volunteers and providing a community resource for the project,” said Antoinette Ball, founder & CEO Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, Inc (WEOP). “The conference encourages and continues to motivate people to purpose their dreams.”