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Theme: Desert

This event occurred on
October 20, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
United States

“Desert” meaning to desert the old mentality that once was and introduce ourselves to the new world we live in today that requires a different mindset.

Atlanta, Georgia, TBA
United States
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Brandon Wigley

Curator of Vibes
Brandon J. Wigley is a business man, investor, inspirational speaker and most of all, a professional problem solver. His entrepreneur career began after he abruptly quit his manager job to take a risk at living for more than just clocking in at a "good" job that he hated going to. The biggest risk and leap of faith of his life would prove to open up a door to financial freedom, time and true fulfillment of "doing what he loves".

Brett Holcomb

Brett brings wisdom and experience to any stage and is sure to get you thinking about how you can be more useful in the world.

Derrick Harper

Entreprenuer Coach

James Ellsmoor

James Ellsmoor is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and writer, bringing to life his passion for sustainability and renewable energy. At the age of just 26, he is Co-Founder and Director of Solar Head of State, an international nonprofit working with governments in the Caribbean and Pacific islands to raise awareness of renewable energy through high-profile solar installations on iconic government buildings. He was recognized on Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 List in 2017 and is also the founder of the Virtual Island Summit.

James Hunt

Entrepreneur and Author
James Hunt is a multi-millionaire entrepreneur who lives by the motto: Debt Free Is The New Rich. He helps many of the nation's top A-list entertainers, professional athletes, business leaders, pastors and thousands of everyday people to achieve excellent credit and to effectively manage their finances so they can truly lay the foundation for generational wealth. As the leader of a "financial concierge business", he also educates his clients on how to establish what he refers to as a "financial cabinet," so they are empowered to not only launch their careers or businesses, but take them to the next level, operating with financial prowess. Through the work of James and his staff (all young men from disadvantaged backgrounds), he helps his clients to purchase their dream homes, cars and launch their businesses.

Jen Cohen

Confidence Coach & Wellness Entrepreneur
Jennifer has not only dominated the fitness industry, but she continues to change the game by helping others level up physically and mentally. Jennifer is a 3x best selling author , Health and Wellness entrepreneur, and leadership columnist for Forbes. She also co founded the fitness app Hot 5 which was acquired by Weight Watchers in 2015. Jennifer is a highly regarded Confidence Coach with a specific focus on building healthy habits and behavioral change. In 2019, Jennifer took her passion and turned it into one of the fastest rising, regularly ranked podcasts, Habits And Hustle, that brings together top authorities and thought leaders in their respective fields to discuss the tools needed to succeed in an ever changing world. Jennifer was recently named "100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness" by Greatist and ranked #16 "Most Impactful Fitness Entrepreneurs" by Web MD.

Marquis Trill

Marketing & Media Expert
MarQuis Trill is a social media influencer, investor, music artist, and entrepreneur best known for creating content and marketing strategies. He is also the founder of 3 successful businesses "Entertainment 258 Agency Inc.," a company that manages businesses, artist, athletes, models and individuals on media and branding. "CryptoCurrencyMember.com," an organization that provides information to their members about trading in the cryptocurrency market. "The World Cares Organization Inc." an Non-Profit focused on using social media to help people in need all around the world. Everybody wants to help others and together with a little, we can do a lot.

Nora Oravecz

9-Time Bestselling Author & Digital Marketing Advisor
Nora Oravecz leads high profile entrepreneurs & bedroom millionaires through the ups and downs of building a legacy, while minimizing the bad, and keeping them creative, profitable, authentic and accountable. She is a 9-time bestselling author, she made it to Forbes most influential social media personalities list in Hungary. Her feature interviews on HuffPost and other publications are introducing industry leaders such as TV personality Dr. Oz, DJ Martin Garrix, Actor and Entrepreneur Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Youtuber Jake Paul, VC Tony Conrad, actor Penn Badgley, Entrepreneur Hayden Cox, showrunner Mika Watkins, talent manager James Chardon, creative director Matt Komo to gather insighs about how they build new types of businesses around the world, and how they continue thriving, and also growing mentally and emotionally after achieving success.

Talia Oliver

Media Maven
Having served as an original writer for the Shade Room, Talia went on to create the burgeoning media platform "The Closet Ratchet" which has become the voice of the intellectual and spiritual yet closeted" ratchet people who utilize social media.

Tyquan Burney

CEO of Wealth Builders
Tyquan Burney is a best-selling author, inspirational speaker, a visionary, executioner and a problem solver. Developed a passion for serving others at a young age, that led him to become the Founder of a financial literacy platform called “The Wealth Builders.” this program has changed thousands of lives around the world by helping everyday people develop multiple streams of income in the areas of ecommerce, real estate, forex and credit. His company was recognized by AJC as one of the top workplaces in Georgia.

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