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The National Black MBA Association® Annual Conference and Exposition is one of the largest professional development and job recruitment events in the nation. Each year, this successful affair attracts more than 9,000 business-minded attendees who are fascinated to know about topics including career, education, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and leadership. Click here to learn more about the event.

2015 Conference Speakers

  • nbmbaa conference speakerMelanie Allen
    Starbucks
  • nbmbaa conference speakerLeslie Anderson
    BMO Harris
  • nbmbaa conference speakerChloe Barzey
    Accenture
  • nbmbaa conference speakerLisa Benna
    GlaxoSmithKline
  • nbmbaa conference speakerAudra Bohannan
    Korn Ferry
  • nbmbaa speakerGloria Roberts Boyland
    FedEx Corporation
  • nbmbaa speakerMiriam Brewer
    International Franchise Association
  • nbmbaa speakerJewel Burks
    Google
  • nbmbaa speakerRichard Bynum
    PNC
  • nbmbaa speakerChris Carr
    Starbucks
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDr. Atira Charles
    Think Actuality, LLC & Florida A&M University
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDeborah Chambers Chima
    O.W.N. Your Career Breakthrough, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerShelle Cleveland
    GE Capital
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDebra Coleman
    Merrill Lynch
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMichael Collins
    Accenture
  • nbmbaa conference speakerStephen Covey
    Cofounder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Speed of Trust Practice
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMandell Crawley
    Morgan Stanley
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDesmond Creary
    GlaxoSmithKline
  • nbmbaa conference speakerTracy Daniels
    Bank of America
  • nbmbaa conference speakerSylvia Nealy David
    Human and Technology Capital Advisors, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerJohn Draper
    Viridian GroupLLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDemetria Silvera Elmore
    BMSC Marriott International, Inc.
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDenise Gatling
    GlaxoSmithKline
  • nbmbaa conference speakerApoorva Gandhi
    Marriott International Inc.
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDahlia El Gazzar
    The Meeting Pool
  • nbmbaa conference speakerBranden Gibson
  • nbmbaa conference speakerFernando González
    Georgia Pacific
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDominica Groom
    Marriott International Inc.
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMia Hairston
    Nationwide
  • nbmbaa conference speakerEarsa Jackson
    Strasburger & Price, LLP
  • nbmbaa conference speakerAmardeep Kahlon
    GlaxoSmithKline
  • nbmbaa conference speakerCindy Kent
    3M
  • nbmbaa conference speakerGale King
    Nationwide
  • nbmbaa conference speakerRobinson Lamont
    Nielsen
  • nbmbaa conference speakerHarold Mills
    ZeroChaos
  • nbmbaa conference speakerLisa Nichols
    Motivating the Masses
  • nbmbaa conference speakerNecole Parker
    The ELOCEN Group, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerD. Keith Pigues
  • nbmbaa conference speakerKimberly Reed
    Reed Development Group
  • nbmbaa conference speakerKathryne Gambrell Reeves
    Cardinal Health
  • nbmbaa conference speakerChef Phillip Ashley Rix
    Phillip Ashley Chocolates
  • nbmbaa conference speakerLamont Robinson
    Nielsen
  • nbmbaa conference speakerNikki Rogers
    GE Power & Water
  • nbmbaa conference speakerAshish Sagrolikar
    GlaxoSmithKline
  • nbmbaa conference speakerTyronne Stoudemire
    Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • nbmbaa conference speakerTara Thomas
    The Meeting Pool
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDon Thompson
    Former President & CEO
    McDonalds
  • nbmbaa conference speakerElizabeth Thornton
    Author
  • nbmbaa conference speakerFloyd Trotman III
    CertifiNOW, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerTess Vismale
    The Meeting Pool
  • nbmbaa conference speakerCharmaine Ward
    Georgia Pacific
  • nbmbaa conference speakerTodd Williams
    Target
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDarien Wright
    Georgia Pacific

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2015 Conference Events

Sunday Event Highlights

CertifiNOW PMP®/CAPM® Prep Course

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Monday Event Highlights

CertifiNOW PMP®/CAPM® Prep Course

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Tuesday Event Highlights

CertifiNOW PMP®/CAPM® Prep Course

NBMBAA Innovation Whiteboard Challenge Semi-Finals

NBMBAA Institutes Registration

On-site Conference Registration Opens

Leadership Reception (By Invitation Only)
Presented by Starbucks

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Wednesday Event Highlights

On-site Conference Registration

NBMBAA Institutes Breakfast

NBMBAA Institutes Plenary with Keynote Stephen M.R. Covey

NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center

NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institutes® AM Session
Sponsored by Marriott and FedEx

NBMBAA Leadership Institutes® AM Sessions
Sponsored by Marriott, FedEx, GE Capital, and Target

NBMBAA Institutes Luncheon & Innovation Whiteboard Challenge®

TECHBar

NBMBAA Leadership Institutes® PM Sessions
Sponsored by Marriott, FedEx, GE Capital, and Target

NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institutes® PM Session
Sponsored by Marriott and FedEx

NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institute Collaboration Bullpen
Sponsored by Marriott and FedEx

NBMBAA Institutes Reception
Sponsored by Marriott

Marriott Ownership Session Investment and Ownership Opportunities in the Hotel Industry (By Invitation Only)

NBMBAA® Welcome Reception: "Rep Your School"
Sponsored by Comcast NBC Universal

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Thursday Event Highlights

NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center

Career Expo - Opening/Ribbon Cutting

Career Expo - NBMBAA Members Only

TECHBar

TECHByte: Note Taking and Capturing Data – Speech and Handwriting Recognition

General Sessions

Career Expo

NBMBAA® Town Hall Luncheon
Presented by Nationwide

TECHByte: 5 Best Techniques for Career-Driven Individuals

Meet the Experts

TECHByte: Top 10 Apps for Productivity

TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

Corporate Hospitality Receptions
Hosted by Hilton and Rosen Centre Hotels

Central Florida Chapter Hospitality Suite
Hosted by Rosen Centre Hotel

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Friday Event Highlights

NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center

TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

TECHByte: Top 10 Apps for Productivity

Career Expo

TECHByte: New Ways of Doing Research

General Sessions

Friday Keynote Luncheon
Sponsored by Georgia Pacific

Why MBAs Should Consider Project Management Certification

TECHByte: Note Taking and Capturing Data – Speech and Handwriting Recognition

Career Success Network Utility Tool Demonstration

Men's and Women's Forum: Who Makes a Better Leader: A Man or A Woman?

TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

Membership Meeting

Educational Institution Hospitality Receptions

MBA Live! Featuring T-Pain & DJ Khaled
Presented by PepsiCo

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Saturday Event Highlights

Chapter Golf & Spa Event

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