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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 speakerLeslie Anderson
    BMO Harris
  • nbmbaa conference speakerChloe Barzey
    Accenture
  • nbmbaa conference speakerGloria Roberts Boyland
    FedEx
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDeborah Chambers
    Chima
    O.W.N. Your Career Breakthrough, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDr. Atira Charles
    Think Actuality, LLC & Florida A&M University
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMichael Collins
    Accenture
  • nbmbaa conference speakerStephen Covey
    Cofounder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Speed of Trust Practice
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMandell L. Crawley
    Morgan Stanley
  • nbmbaa conference speakerSylvia Nealy David
    Human and Technology Capital Advisors, LLC
  • nbmbaa conference speakerDahlia El Gazzar
    The Meeting Pool
  • nbmbaa conference speakerKathryne Gambrell
    Reeves
    Cardinal Health
  • nbmbaa conference speakerCindy Kent
    3M
  • nbmbaa conference speakerChef Phillip Ashley Rix
    Phillip Ashely Chocolates
  • nbmbaa conference speakerMimi Rog
    GE Capital
  • 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 Trottman III
    MBA, MS/MoIS, PMP
  • nbmbaa conference speakerAdrienne Tucker
    Target
  • nbmbaa conference speaker Tess Vismale
    The Meeting Pool

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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 Entrepreneurial and Leadership Institutes® Registration

On-site Conference Registration Opens

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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
  • Tapping Into Your Entrepreneurial Secret Sauce
  • Defining Your Brand
  • Franchising Boutique
NBMBAA Leadership Institutes® AM Sessions
  • Leading at the Speed of Trust
  • Take Charge of Your Leadership Impact!
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Objectivity: Rethinking the Way You Think for Greater Effectiveness
NBMBAA Institutes® Luncheon & Innovation Whiteboard Challenge®

NEW! TECHBar

NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institutes® PM Session

NBMBAA Leadership Institutes® PM Sessions
  • Leading at the Speed of Trust
  • Take Charge of Your Leadership Impact!
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Objectivity: Rethinking the Way You Think for Greater Effectiveness
NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institutes® PM Session
  • Learn from the Leaders Panel Discussion
  • Strengthening Your Digital Footprint
  • The Insiders Workshop on How to Land Corporate Contracts Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurial Institute Collaboration Bullpen

NBMBAA® Institutes Reception

Marriott Ownership Session Investment and Ownership Opportunities in the Hotel Industry

NBMBAA Welcome Reception

Central Florida Chapter Welcome Reception

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Thursday Event Highlights

NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center

Career Expo - Opening/Ribbon Cutting

Career Expo - NBMBAA Members Only

NEW! TECHBar

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

General Sessions
  • Leadership Lessons: Building Bridge to the Future
  • The Leadership Balance: Lead, Follow, and Get Out of the Way
  • We Wear the Mask: The Power of Self-Awareness, Authenticity and Resilience in Your Career and Life
  • On the Rise! Secrets to Success for Emerging Leaders
Career Expo

NBMBAA® Town Hall Luncheon

NEW! TECHByte: 5 Best Techniques for Career-Driven Individuals

Meet the Experts (NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center)
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Nationwide
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Bank of America
NEW! TECHByte: Top 10 Apps for Productivity

NEW! TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

Corporate Hospitality Receptions

Central Florida Chapter Hospitality Suite

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Friday Event Highlights

NBMBAA Career Success Network® Center

NEW! TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

NEW! TECHByte: Top 10 Apps for Productivity

Career Expo

NEW! TECHByte: New Ways of Doing Research

General Sessions
  • Ascension: Mastering Leadership To Get To the Top!
  • Strategize to Win
Friday Keynote Luncheon

Why MBAs Should Consider Project Management Certification

NEW! 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?

NEW! TECHByte: LinkedIn for Career Advancement

Membership Meeting

Corporate Hospitality Receptions

MBA Live! Fame Friday - The MBA Reunion

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Saturday Event Highlights

Chapter Golf & Spa Event

MBA Live! MBA Day Escape - The Ultimate Day Party

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