Date and Time

WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: AB Tech Conference Center 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC 28801



Music performance by renowned Rhoda Weaver, business workshops, hip-hop dance break, distinguished speakers and lots of networking!
Breakout Sessions include:
Guidelines for Strengthening your Portfolio by Wendy Outland –This workshop is designed to help artists increase their exposure and gain more confidence in selling their work. They will also learn how to best display their artwork and the most effective way to grow their audience.
Discovering and Igniting Your Potential in Today’s World by Darlene Strickland – Are you living your life in a way that fully expresses your passion and potential? Discover four questions and key concepts that will guide you into living a life of purpose, passion and fulfillment. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive and go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”  ~Howard Thurman
Camino a Sus Sueños – Todo es Posible—Journey to your Dreams/Everything Is Possible by Lori Garcia McCammon –  Life is a journey and by doing what we love, our dreams can become a reality. Having passion for what we do will attract others to join you in making a difference.  Through perseverance and clearly established goals, it makes it easy to wake up each morning knowing that anything is possible, it just may take a little longer to accomplish.  Stay true to yourself – Be GENEROUS, SHARE & INSPIRE! // / La vida es un camino y al hacer lo que amamos, nuestros sueños pueden convertirse en realidad. Tener pasión por lo que hacemos atraerá a otros a unirse a nuestra causa y hacer un impacto. A través de la perseverancia y objetivos claramente establecidos, es fácil despertarse cada mañana sabiendo que todo es posible – aunque puede tomar un poco más de tiempo lograrlo. Mantente fiel a ti misma: Se GENEROSA, COMPARTE e INSPIRA.
From Acorn to Oak: Sustaining a Solid Financial Future by Katherine Morosani – An acorn can grow into a mighty oak tree that shades, protects and feeds you and your family. Whether it is growing your business, college for yourself or your children, or retirement, learn what you need to do today to attain your desired future.
Navigating the Lending Landscape (Panel) –  Discover the ins and outs of the loan process and how to avoid common mistakes when preparing for a business loan.
Essential Insurance Coverage for Business Owners by Melody Isis Herman and Jessica Cody – Join us to discover Insurance coverage tailored to your business’s unique needs. We will include insuring your business’s most important asset. YOU!