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Where Entrepreneurs go to Dream, Learn, and Do.

 

November 8 -10, 2016

About Dreamfest

DreamFest Digital is a completely virtual conference for aspiring, emerging, and established entrepreneurial types who are ready to move from talking about their dreams to actually living them. Each session will be delivered via live video format. Speakers will take questions after their session live on Twitter. Sessions can be viewed anywhere you are online – your phone, your tablet, your desktop, or laptop computer.

Where

Online
Your Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

When

Tuesday through Thursday
November 8 – 10, 2016

Our Dynamic Speakers

Our keynotes are specifically designed to give dreamers the tools to activate new realities that help change their lives, and ultimately, the world. Hear the real stories of real people who dared to have big dreams and the courage to accomplish to them.

Ashley Foxx

Ashley Foxx is a dynamic author, educator, and artist. The executive director of Kifani Inc., she fell in love with children’s books while teaching kindergarten and first grade. She loves telling stories, creating art, and of course, causing mischief.

Ashley Northington

Ashley Northington is a marketing communications professional and entrepreneur. ‘She is the ultimate dreamer and doer.’ The founder of LIveYourBrand, she  helps aspiring entrepreneurs move beyond talking about their dreams to actually living them.

Brittany Butler

Brittany Butler, aka, MissBFab, is The Money Stylist. The wife and mother of three is known for doing everything with a touch of love and a dose of fabulosity. She spends her days helping her tribe become fabulous budget ninjas.

Cha Jones

Cha Jones is a seasoned international speaker, expatriate, transformation coach, and author. As the executive director for ExPat Women of Color, Cha is committed to helping women pursue work, study, and travel opportunities abroad.

Dana James Mwangi

From corporate employee to entrepreneur, Dana’s career evolved from being an in-house print designer to creative agency founder. Her love for clean design and visual storytelling led her to found Cheers Creative, a brand and web-design agency.

DeWayne Woods

DeWayne Woods has staying power. An urban inspirational vocalist whose faith healed him from a life-altering illness, DeWayne burst on the music scene with his Top 5 radio smash, ‘Let Go.’ Aside from his stellar vocals, he’s a noted humorist.

Domonique Townsend

Domonique Townsend is a prolific speaker, published author, and professional engineer. She empowers women and underserved minorities, while encouraging ambitious working mothers to be confident in the decisions they make for themselves.

John Faison

Pastor John R. Faison, Sr. is the Senior Pastor of Watson Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Since taking the helm in 2012, membership quadrupled and its innovative outreach tactics have made Pastor Faison a ‘go-to’ resource for Music City.

Lindsey Walker

Socially savvy with roots in the fashion & entertainment industries, Lindsey Walker is the CEO and Lead Publicist of PR Mentality. Lindsey has a true passion for empowering entrepreneurs and helping them reach their audiences through public relations.

Raymond Allmon

Raymond Allmon is the co-founder of Boys Prep Catalyst and the Regional Director of Leadership for Educational Equity. A serial entrepreneur in the live entertainment industry, Allmon is nationally known for his dedication to public education.

Tiffany Gillespie

Tiffany Gillespie is the lead designer and founder of To the ‘T’ Events. From carrying around for a year a 3-ring binder filled with notes and inspiration to start her business to having her work featured on national television, Tiffany is a certified success.

Torrance Esmond

Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond is an acclaimed producer. From multi-platinum superstars to independent artists, the GRAMMY Award-winning Track Or Die CEO has produced for some of music’s biggest names including Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Lecrae and more.

Icess Fernandez Rojas

Icess Fernandez Rojas is an award winning journalist, blogger, teacher, and writer. She is committed to telling stories and helping others craft amazing stories. When she’s not writing her own mystery novels, she’s busy teaching others how to write.

Janelle Rucker

Janelle Rucker is a natural storyteller. A former newspaper journalist, Janelle is the dynamic founder of ReTyped, a collection of stories that aims to force us to collectively rethink the many stereotypes, that for many people, define us.

John Little

John Little is an influential advocate and strategist. He is committed to improving the educational outcomes for students and their families. John is a man on a mission, John spends his spare time with his son, reading and playing basketball.

Schedule

Don’t worry if you miss a session. You’ll be able to catch the replay of each session at your own convenience. Literally

All times listed in Central Standard Time.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

11 a.m.

The Full-Time Life: Reaching Your Dreams While Raising A Family

Domonique West Townsend

12 p.m.           

Investing in YOU: The Cost of Funding Your Dreams

Brittany Butler

1 p.m.             

The Tarnished Spoon: How Building From the Bottom Prepared Me for Success

Tiffany Gillespie

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

8 a.m.             

Living Your Dream

Cha Jones

12 p.m.           

Faith, PR, & Entrepreneurship

Lindsey Walker

4 p.m. 

When the Going Gets Tough: Embracing & Overcoming Failure

Raymond Allmon

8 p.m.             

Tragedy + Hardwork * Hustle = Success

John Little

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

8 a.m.             

How to Survive the Fall

Icess Fernandez

12 p.m.           

Janelle Rucker

4 p.m.             

The Importance of Becoming An Authority

Dana James Mwangi

8 p.m.             

Embrace the Process: The Good, the Bad, & the Truth About Entrepreneurship

Ashley Northington

We’re Making a Difference

We’re donating a portion of each ticket purchase to Purpose Prep AcademyBoys Prep CatalystBoarding Pass, and The Business Garden. Some of our speakers are even in on the action, and they’re using their influence to support the nonprofit organizations that are important to them.

Are you ready to take action?

We know action wins the day. Get your tickets today.