JULY 29, 2023 | ELON UNIVERSITY
Tapping into every woman's entrepreneurial spirit, this professional leadership & development conference will bring together leaders for a day
of empowerment, community, & impact.
BE THE CEO OF YOUR CAREER.
MEET OUR HEADLINER
Weaver is a popular TED speaker, as well as a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author. She's the first Black American woman to build a $1B+ company from the ground up who is not a celebrity and serves as the CEO of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, a company she founded in 2016.
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is the fastest-growing American whiskey brand in U.S. history, the best-selling African American-founded spirit brand of all time, and was the most award-winning American whiskey (including bourbon) of 2019 and 2020.
SPEAKER LINE UP
VP, Digital Video Production
Marketing & Digital
Tory Burch Foundation
Bank of America
NC Chapter President
Latinas in Tech
DR. CONNIE BOOK
Community Segments Lead, NA
Sr. Director, Community & Culture
The Female Quotient
Founder & Fair Play Facilitator
Anne Shoemaker, LLC
Founder & Co-Owner
Ladies Lifestyle Network
TAYLOR K. SHAW
Lead Comms Consultant
DR. RENITA L. WEBB
The Refining Life Inc.
Hue You Know
JERUSHA STEWART CEO
Take Your Seat
Exclusive Experiences & Takeaways!
- Access to financial coaches, executive coaches
- Workshops and panels that will give you actionable intel
- Mentorship sessions to ask your most important questions
- Curated community circles to connect with like-minded women
- Professional Headshots
- Reception to network with peers and industry leaders
- Breakfast, lunch, and snacks
- VIP gift bag
- Attendees receive continuing education units (CEUs) from Elon University
*subject to change
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BREAKFAST: 8 AM-9 AM
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
BREAKOUT ROUND ONE
FIRESIDE CHAT: Leveraging LinkedIn For Your Next Career Win
PANEL: Funding Your Future - Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Startup
FIRESIDE CHAT: Making Work 'Work' for Women
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
BREAKOUT ROUND TWO
WORKSHOP: Accelerate Your Career - A "Fair Play" Approach
PANEL: Leadership During Difficult Times
PANEL: Securing Your Seat - Strategies for Corporate Board Readiness
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
BREAKOUT ROUND THREE
PANEL: J.E.D.I. in the Workplace
WORKSHOP: Dare To Jump - Mitigating Self Sabotage in Business
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
LUNCH & LEARNS
VIP: 1:1 COACHING
3 PM - 4 PM
How She Built It with Fawn Weaver,
CEO Uncle Nearest Inc.
4:30 PM - 6 PM
CELEBRATE & ELEVATE RECEPTION
ABOUT THE ORGANIZER
Nneka Enurah is an Award-Winning Producer, Speaker, and Creative Exec currently serving as a Global Video Partnerships Lead for Amazon Ads. She is also the founder of Celebrate & Elevate, an inclusive community supporting women professionals of all backgrounds.
Prior to joining Amazon, Nneka was the Head of Development & Partnerships for REACT Media, Director of Digital Development & Production at Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, and VP, Multiplatform & Partnerships, at Authentic Entertainment. She also served as a producer at Group Nine's POPSUGAR.
Nneka currently lives and works in Los Angeles, and is a proud Elon University alumna.
What is the Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit?
The Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit is a professional leadership conference designed especially for executive women and business leaders. This event will bring together influential professionals and businesswomen from across the country. Attendees will receive and takes place Saturday, July 29, 2023, at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina.
Who Should Attend?
Mid- to senior-level managers, executives, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, thought leaders, diversity officers, professionals and life long learners.
Should I Seek Sponsorship For My Ticket From My Company?
Yes, we suggest you seek sponsorship from your employer. The Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit is a Career Development and Leadership Conference that adds value to you and your company. For your assistance, we have provided a Letter to Employer that may aid in getting your company’s approval.
Where is parking located?
All parking is located off of Williamson Avenue between Haggard Avenue and Phoenix Drive. Signs will direct you to the correct lot and to Moseley Center once you arrive on Elon's campus.
Where is the Summit Location?
Elon University - Moseley Center
100 Campus Drive
Elon, North Carolina 27244
Phone: (336) 278-7215
Are Group Tickets Available?
Yes, discounted group tickets can be purchased for $2,240.00 (8 tickets total).
Please contact email@example.com for additional information.
What Does the Summit Registration Fee Include?
The registration fee includes executive leadership workshops, conference materials, breakfast, lunch, the Celebrate & Elevate reception, panel sessions, keynote, and gifts.
Additionally, all summit attendees earn nationally recognized continuing education credits (CEU) from Elon University through the ELONnext program.
Registration does not include the hotel room, airfare, or ground transportation.
What is the Refund Policy for the Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit?
There are NO REFUNDS for cancellations, but you may transfer your paid registration online to another person. To transfer a registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Transfers must be made by July 5, 2023.
If I Bought a Ticket to the Summit, Do I Need a Ticket to the Celebrate & Elevate Reception too?
No, if you've already purchased your ticket to the summit, your reception pass is included and there's no need to purchase an additional ticket.
What Can I Expect From the Celebrate & Elevate Reception?
The reception includes light bites, drinks, professional headshots, a live DJ, swag, raffle prizes and the opportunity to network with leaders and like minded professionals.
Who Should Attend the Celebrate & Elevate Reception?
The reception presented by The Elon Black Alumni Network and is open to professionals of all backgrounds. Anyone with a ticket confirmation may attend the event.
Where and at what time is the Celebrate & Elevate Reception taking place?
The reception takes place at the Inn at Elon and begins at 4:30pm.
605 North O'Kelly Avenue
Elon, NC 27244
When Do You Suggest I Arrive in Elon, NC?
If you are not local and plan to attend the summit, please plan to arrive Friday, July 28. The Summit begins first thing on Saturday, July 29, and concludes that evening.
What are the Hotel Options Near the Summit?
Area lodging can be found on Elon University's website HERE.