Charleston BSB Collective

Description:

A lifestyle summit bringing together a curated network of lifestyle brands and vendors interested in the Black Southern Belle demographic. These event will include styled shoot workshops, key note speakers, panels all with the southern creative in mind. Whether you are an interior design, wedding planner, design a fashion line or manage brand marketing, this conference will add to your network and your professional portfolio. We will be using all the images from the workshops for editorial features on Black Southern Belle as well as with our key media partners. Our goal is to connect you with the right network, enhance your skills in the lifestyle field and promote you and your brand to our business and media partners.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

***Subject to Change***

Date Start Time End Time Event Title
DAY 1
Day 1 Pre Conference Limited Space
Day 1 12:00-5:00 Food Workshops
Day 1 12:00-5:00 Florals
Day 1 12:00-5:00 Pitching
Day 1 12:00-5:00 Photography/Styling
Day 1 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Welcome Party – All Attendees
DAY 2
Breakout 1 Breakout 2
Day 2 7:00 8:30 Breakfast/Registration
Day 2 8:45 9:00 Welcome Remarks
Day 2 9:30 9:25 Using Video To Develop your Brand Building Meaningful Relationships
Day 2 10:30 11:45 Social Media Networking Marketing to Diverse Audiences
Day 2 12:00 1:20 Taking it to the Next Level: New Business, New Service, New Audience
Day 2 1:30 2:20 Adding a Special Client Touch Using Press to Grow
Day 2 2:30 3:20 Showcasing Your Southern Brand: Office Decor Using Events to Grow Your Business
Day 2 3:30 4:20 Changing Your Path For Your Business Developing Corporate Relationships
Day 2 4:30 5:30 Branding a Southern Lifestyle
Day 2 7:30 10:00 Grand Finale Party

Location of Events:

Pre – Conference Interactive Tasting and Creative Workshops – INVITE ONLY

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Welcome To Charleston Party: 

Historic Rice Mill

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Collective Summit Location:

Gadsden House

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Grand Finale Ball

The Cedar Room

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Date:

November 15-16, 2016

Registration:

Link here

Speakers

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Jovan Sage and Matthew Raiford,  Owners, The Farmer and The Larder

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Lauren Atwaters, Founder,  Ten23 Designs

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Kassie Rempel, Co Founder and CEO Lillybee

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Kardea Brown, Owner, Kardea’s Cuisine

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Tamara Eckles, Jem of the South

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Tamuel Cowart, President + Founder of RW Events, RW Style, Co-Owner of Luxmore Grande Estate, and Strategic Partner of Cypress Grove Estate House

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Nia King-Rubie, Event and Public Affairs Analyst, Google, Inc.

Candice Hilse, Owner,  YOJ Events

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Candice Wigfield, Managing Director, Hamby Catering and Events

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David Ecton and Lance Jackson, Parker Kennedy Living

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Karen Maria Alston, Founder/CEO, Alston Marketing Group

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Shantel Gadsden, Founder, Pink Verbena

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Katherine Frankstone, Owner and Chief Baker Grey Ghost Bakery

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Alison Kim Perry, Owner, Cute Buttons Gift & Paper Boutique

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Jill and Steve Mckenzie, Owners, Steve Mckenzie’s

Johnny Caldwell and Taneka Reaves Co-Founders Cocktail Bandits

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Angela Belt Homepolish Designer, Interior Stylist, and Market Editor

Angela Belt, Senior Interior Designer for Homepolish, Interior Stylist & Art Director for AphroChic, and Market Editor for About.com Interior Decorating

Kalyn Johnson Chandler, Founder and Creative director of Effie’s Paper/ Stationery & Whatnot.

Carrie Morey Founded Callie’s Charleston Biscuits

Carrie Morey, founded Callie’s Charleston Biscuits

Sarah Miller, Owner, Canvas Charleston

Angharad Chester-Jones joined Regan Communications in January of 2016 as Manager of the Charleston office.

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Customer Experience and Lifestyle expert Kimberly Sundt is a leader for the hospitality and design industries in creating the customer experience that critically speaks to the brand and ties into all strategic marketing.

Erica Butler, 28, is a senior strategy management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.  She currently serves on the company’s community partnership team and serves as chair of the African-American forum.

William Isaac McCoy was appointed by President Obama as the Senior Advisor for Business Development at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), in 2016.

Premier Sponsor

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Tastemaker Sponsors

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Hamby Catering

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Holy City Hospitality

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Historic Rice Mill

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King Street Hospitality

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Gadsden House

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EVENTWORKS

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Rodney Strong Vineyards

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Sas-E Ink Paper & Press

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Partner Sponsor

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Grey Ghost Bakery

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Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

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Sean Money & Elizabeth Faye Photography

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Peach Dish

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Aneris Photography

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Swank Desserts

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SCHERMER PECANS

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Accommodations:

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Black Southern Belle Collective Summit Hotel Block Dates

Start date for Hotel Block: 11/15/16 and  End date for Hotel Block: 11/17/16
Last day to book:10/16/16

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

Courtyard Charleston Historic District  for 209.00 USD  – 209.0 USD  per night

If further assistance is required, please contact Marriott Reservations 1-866-774-4997

Book your group rate for Black Southern Belle Collective Summit