(ATLANTA, GA) May 25, 2017: Marketing Opportunities in Business and Entertainment (MOBE -
pronounced "moe-bee"), a leading advanced marketing symposium and strategic entertainment alliance, is proud to present MOBE Symposium 2017! Under the leadership of MOBE Co-Founder, & President, Yvette Moyo, and 2017 Chairman, Curtis Symonds, the annual conference will be held on August 17-20 at the
W. Atlanta Midtown
hotel (188 14th Street NE, Atlanta GA 30361), and will proudly connect the next generation of leaders, innovators, creators with the most influential brands and companies in the world.
The MOBE Symposium
begins with the
MOBE Golf Outing on Thursday August 17,
followed by an opening reception and a 'Night on the Town" visiting some of Atlanta's most exclusive venues owned by Black owned and/or managed businesses. MOBE kicks off the weekend
Friday, August 18
Saturday August 19
with two full days of carefully curated conferences, meetings, mixers, panels presented by marketing, sports, business and entertainment
MOBE Symposium 2017 Panels/conferences include:
* Social Justice Breakfast - Staying Woke, Resistance, Activism and Brand Survival
* The Future and Now of Music
* Digital/Tech: What's Next?
* Producing Content for a Multiplatform Marketplace
* TV, In Front Of and Behind the Camera
* Raising Your Game to the Next Level On and Off the Field
* Growing Small Properties
* Millennial Marketing: Social Media and more
MOBE Symposium 2017 Speakers include:
* James Bronner, SVP Trade Show & Operations/Part Owner Bronner Bros.
* Tirrell D. Whittley, Principal and CEO of Liquid Soul Media
* Patrick Esser, President Of Cox Communications
* Detavio Samuels, President of iONE Digital & One Solution
* Kevin Merida, ESPN Senior VP and Editor In Chief, Theundefeated.com
* Wendell Haskins, Director of Sports & Entertainment PGA
* Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III, Senior Pastor, Trinity United Church Of Christ
* Patricia Shields, Partner of Black Dot LLC
* Shante Bacon, Founder & CEO of 135th Street Agency
* Nzinga Shaw, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks
* Jamie Dukes, Host, NFL Networks
The MOBE Symposium 2017 culminates on
Sunday, August 20
and includes an invitation and VIP access to attend the 70th Anniversary Bronner Brothers Hair Show, August 20-22, at the Georgia World Conference Center.
"MOBE is back to continue our tradition of helping the next generation of business men and women achieve success and develop strong business alliances and relationships," shares
, co-founder & president of MOBE. "We are excited to present another opportunity to engage and gain insights from cutting edge case study success examples, and engage, one on one with speakers, presenters and attendees representing every industry and every level of achievement."
"MOBE was created to engage and empower," expresses MOBE 2017 Chairman,
. "The idea to bring talented innovators and influencers across all industries and stages of their careers with the common goal to align, advance, and create new opportunities has worked for more than a decade and in 2017 building relationships and strengthening our networks is more imperative than ever"
What's the impact of this networking opportunity?
More than $187 million in business was generated to African-American companies as a direct result of associations and relationships conceived at MOBE symposiums.
MOBE is for everyone - from entrepreneurs to corporate leaders; up-and-coming indie artists and filmmakers to award winning directors, actors and musicians; sports industry executives to championship athletes, and everything in between. Sponsors include Bronner Brothers, Liquid Soul, and a collaboration with the new iONE Digital, "the largest digital player in Black culture and media."
For more information about the conference and a full list of sessions/events, please visit
Registration includes breakfast, lunch and admission to all MOBE VIP functions and the
70th Anniversary Bronner Brothers Hair Show
. To register for
click here to register
. Capacity is limited to 200 paid registrants to maximize the interaction opportunities for attendees. Register today!