What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Sep 15 EDT - Thu Sep 16 EDT (3 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

In today’s extraordinary business environment, BLACK ENTERPRISE presents a must-attend event so you too can gain all the resources you need to connect, thrive, and take your company to the next level.

You’ll receive vital instruction and inspiration as well as expand your business network to position your company to access an array of opportunities. Whether you operate a B-to-C enterprise or B-to-B company, discover how you can achieve higher levels of success at the nation’s largest gathering of emerging and established African American businesses: Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit.​


2021 Speakers

Didi Anekwe
Supplier Diversity Development Manager, Nationwide

Ebony Bell
Sr. Director, Business Development, ActOne Group

Jason Campbell
Director, Strategy Planning and Analysis, FedEx Services

]Jason “J” Carter
Founder, ONE Musicfest

Karen Civil
Author, Philanthropist, Content Creator and Global Marketing entrepreneur

Derek T. Dingle
E.V.P./Chief Content Officer, BLACK ENTERPRISE

Isis Djata
Founder of Investing While Black (IWB), Business consultant on Clubhouse

Lia Easler
AVP, Emerging Distribution – Life Insurance, Nationwide

Alfred A. Edmond Jr.
S.V.P./Executive Editor At Large, Black Enterprise

Byna Elliott
Head of Advancing Black Pathways, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

Alisa Gumbs
Executive Managing Editor, BLACK ENTERPRISE

Hill Harper
Founder and Chairman of The Black Wall Street Holdings, Inc.

Dr. Kenneth L. Harris, Ph.D.
President/CEO, National Business League, Inc.

Isaac Hayes, III
Founder, Fanbase

John Henry
Cofounder and Co-CEO, Loop

Selena Hill
Deputy Digital Editor, Black Enterprise

Chris Igodan, Jr.
VP, Performance Management & Analysis and Financial Ops, Nationwide Financial

Haith Johnson
CEO, Le’Host LLC

Henry Johnson
COO, Le'Host Hair & Wigs

Evan Joseph
Licensed Insurance agent, Nationwide

Kenneth Kelly
Chairman and CEO, First Independence Bank

Kenneth Kelly
Chairman and CEO, First Independence Bank

Jory Luster
President, Luster Products

Resa B Luster
Brand Manager at Large, Luster Products, Inc

Chi Mac
Small Business Research Lead, JPMorgan Chase Institute

Dee C. Marshall
CEO, Diverse & Engaged

Navia McCloud
Senior Vice President Director, Business Banking Business Effectiveness & Client Experience, Fifth Third Bank

Katrina Parris Pinn
Co-founder, NiLu

Charlene Rhinehart
Founder, The Dividend InvestHER

Najah Roberts
Founder and CEO, Crypto Blockchain Plug

Arian Simone
President & CEO, Fearless Fund

Teresa Ward-Maupin
Co-Lead, Comcast RISE

Kevin Williams
Director, Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, American Airlines

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• American Airlines
• FedEx
• Walmart
• Fifth Third Bank | Mastercard
• J.P Morgan Chase

• Comcast Rise