Site Registration | Find a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community
Your Stylist will find you the perfect pair - Trunkclub.com


Sorority hosts entrepreneurs conference
Alpha Kappa Alpha confab on Aug. 10
Published Thursday, August 1, 2013 2:12 pm
by Herbert L. White

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is promoting small business at a Charlotte forum.

The sorority’s Rho Psi Omega Chapter and its nonprofit charity RPO Inc. will host the Queen City Entrepreneurs Conference on Aug. 10 at the Charlotte Convention Center from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The conference will focus on the role of small and mid-size businesses and push economic development and networking for entrepreneurs. Ursula Dudley Oglesby, president and recruiter in chief at High Point-based Dudley Beauty Corporation, will be the keynote speaker.

“In years past, we’ve hosted this event as a business expo featuring exhibitors and general sessions for all attendees, but this year we’re focusing specifically on the unique needs of small to mid-size business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs by offering workshops and opportunities for networking in our Networking Café,” said Renae Sanders, president of Rho Psi Omega Chapter. “As an organization focused on economic empowerment, we’re excited to provide opportunities for attendees to learn from business leaders about practical strategies and tools they can use to gain a competitive edge and have a successful business.”

Workshops will focus on business operations, partnerships and franchising, as well as the use of digital marketing, protecting intellectual property and challenges facing women entrepreneurs. Exhibits that provide goods and services to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs will also be on hand.

Registration is required and the cost of admission is $25 before Aug. 3. Registration includes workshops, networking, exhibitors, and lunch.
To register or for more information, visit www.rhopsiomega.org, email queencityentrepreneur@aol.com or call (704) 975-6121.


Leave a Comment

Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all

6th Annual Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament

Registration & Breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.


Designer Sarah Flint

Meet Boston born designer Sarah Flint. Shop


Casino Night + Halloween Celebration at The Duke Mansion

Bring your sweetie or friends to a casino night

Latest News

read all

Gibbs creates a stir as Davidson Wildcats' basketball floor leader

Senior guard on national award watch lists

Poverty expert talks race and economics at foundation forum

Gene Nichol at Oct. 27 town hall meeting

Town hall aim: Address ‘rogue element’ cops

Activists urge transparency in procedures, interaction