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Prudential presents MOBE 2018
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#MOBE2018 is Sponsored by Prudential and Hosted by Dorinda Walker.


“MOBE, Conversations and Case Studies You Don’t Hear Anywhere Else” #OnlyatMOBE




Leo Hindery, Jr., a member of the Cable Industry Hall of Fame, is Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners, a series of media industry investment funds he founded in 1988 and ran until February 1997 when he was named President and CEO of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and Liberty Media, then the world’s largest combined cable television system operator and programming entity.  In March 1999 TCI merged into AT&T and he became President and CEO of AT&T Broadband. Former CEO of the YES Network.



7:30 a.m.      Registration
8:30 a.m.      Opening Remarks: Dorinda Walker
8:45 a.m.      Keynote:  Leo Hindery, InterMedia Partners
9:15 a.m.      Panel: Power and Money Mindset of the Black Consumer
10:15 a.m.    Panel: #Black Women – Reclaiming Their Time
11:00 a.m.    Panel: Entrepreneurship – When You Are The Brand
12:00 p.m.    Awards Luncheon
1:30 p.m.      Breakout Sessions – TBA
2:15 p.m.      Panel: Women in Sports
3:15 p.m.      Panel: Transforming Healthy Realities Via Entertainment
4:15 p.m.      Panel: Film & TV Innovation and Distribution
5:00 p.m.      Cocktail Reception

*Panels are subject to change.


MOBE (Pronounced “moe-bee”) is where Marketing, Technology, Sports & Entertainment professionals converge with early-stage/growing businesses, business professionals and corporations.

  • Since 1992, the MOBE series delivered a business building, education and mentoring resources for African-American professionals; sports, entertainment and other entrepreneurs.
  • MOBE facilitated deals between these companies and large corporations to grow their businesses.
  • The brand remains strong, as it delivered on an intention most conferences don’t: To build business!!!
  • Proven track record for presenting strategic alliances and professional development.
  • Our registrants directly influenced the spending power and impacted a vastly larger urban consumer base.
  • More than $187 million in business was generated to African-American companies as a direct result of associations conceived at MOBE symposiums.
  • Created MOBE IT part of the symposium series as well at the MOBE IT Awards, which recognized individuals known today as experts: Randall Pinkett and Omar Wasow are just a few.


But where can brands, agencies and media companies find them before anyone else does?

Where can content producers, talent agents, and others seek out the partnerships that will propel them to the next level?

MOBE Symposium Spring 2018 (April 20) Newark, NJ, Hosted by Prudential,

MOBE will be the convergence of brands, agencies, media companies, producers and entrepreneurs

The MOBE Mission: To facilitate discussion, instruction and business building relationships.


MOBE is proud to have partnered with numerous leaders and innovators in the Business and Entertainment fields!

  • John Legend,  Grammy Award Winning Music Artist
  • Daymond John, Business Man; Star of ABC’s Shark Tank
  • Bernard Bronner, President and CEO of Bronner Bros.
  • Keith Clinkscales – Former VP ESPN, Former President of Revolt
  • Nina Henderson – Former President & COO, BET Pictures
  • B. Keith Fulton – Former Director, AOL Time Warner Foundation, Verizon
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph – Actress, DIVA Foundation
  • Tom Flewellyn – Former Director, Minority Business Dev., Walt Disney World Resort
  • Reginald & Warrington Hudlin – Directors and Film Makers
  • Malik Yoba – Actor
  • Brandy – R&B Singer and Actress
  • Kenya Moore – Former Miss USA and Actress

Reserve your seat at the Table. REGISTER NOW!

All Registrations include Breakfast, Lunch and the Post Networking Reception.
Young Professionals – 34 and under (ID will be required at Registration)

College Registrants will be required to present a valid Student ID at Registration.


Kiyo Sakaguchi Hall at Prudential
655 Broad Street I Newark, NJ 07102


    Yvette J. Moyo
    MOBE & Real Men Charities, Inc.

      Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III
      Senior Pastor,Trinity United Church of Christ

        Clyde Allen
        Allen and Partners, Inc

        Sheila Eldridge
        Miles Ahead Entertainment Inc

          Clayton Banks
          Silicon Harlem

            Stacey Tisdale
            Mind Money Media

              Ken Smikle
              Target Market News

                Pepper Miller
                The Hunter Miller Group

                  Leo Hindery
                  InterMedia Partners

                    Dorinda Walker

                    [ #MOBE2018 Schedule: April 20 ]

                    Subject to change. The schedule is updated as of the date below.

                    7:30 am


                    Pick-Up your Registration Credentials. Please have a valid ID to obtain your registration materials.

                    08:30 am

                    Opening Remarks

                    MOBE Co-Founder Yvette Moyo and MOBE Chair Curtis Symonds define #TheMOBEWay and how to maximize your MOBE experience.

                    8:45 am

                    Keynote:  Leo Hindery, InterMedia Partners

                    9:15 am

                    Power and Money Mindset of the Black Consumer

                    Topic: How the Advertising and Entertainment Industries Can Reclaim Relationship with African Americans

                    Description: Black consumers are an underestimated force in the American economy, but not for long.

                    Please join us as we uncover “the untold story” of black consumers, especially as they become more affluent. This panel will highlight the fact that as the black population grows, so does its economic influence and buying power.

                    10:15 am

                    #Black Women - Reclaiming Their Time

                    Topic: How the Advertising and Entertainment Industries Can Reclaim Relationship with the African American Woman

                    Description: Despite making up only 14 percent of the country’s female population, the roughly 24.3 million black women are trendsetters and brand loyalists who play a vital role in influencing mainstream culture in fashion, beauty, television, music and civic engagement for women of all races, information sourced from various Nielsen analytics tools found.  Please join representatives as we examine the impact and buying power of African-American women, their roles in media and advertising and how these new empowering images reclaiming positive perception of this cohort.

                    11:100 am

                    Entrepreneurship - When You Are The Brand 

                    Topic: This dynamic panel will lend insight on how to take your ideas to the next level

                    Description: Meet several of the industry’s most compelling entrepreneurs and ask them your roughest questions ranging from taking the leap of faith, navigating business structure, and marketing yourself to build your community. We will explore how entrepreneurs move on from their first success and create a second (and third and fourth) startup. The panel itself will consist of several "serial entrepreneurs" giving the audience a snapshot of their path to “serial success” and leaving behind tips toward balancing multiple careers and passions, techniques in time management and what it takes to be and entrepreneur. 

                    12:00 pm

                    MOBE 2018 Awards Luncheon

                    1:30 pm

                    Breakout Sessions

                    2:15 pm

                    Women in Sports

                    3:15 pm

                    Transforming Healthy Realities Via Entertainment

                    Topic: How digital and entertainment industries are transforming Health and Wellness

                    Description: The rise of the digital age and health-tech has opened up new channels for brands to build relationships with consumers through personal health/wellness mobile and entertainment platforms. Digital technology has given rise to personal fitness devices and brands, as well as empowered existing fitness companies to become a part of consumers’ health and wellness regimens. This discussion will explore how to build a daily conversation with your audience and extend your brand equity through the context of personal wellness while making a meaning contribution to their healthy lives.

                    4:15 pm

                    Film & TV Innovation and Distribution

                    Topic: Learn how to seamlessly integrate your brand's story within the content that makes a difference.

                    Description: A brand and its story are inseparable. We’re not just talking about a logo, or colors or any particular campaign. The challenge brands face now is not just finding the right stories but the right people to tell them. Who better to help communications professionals, than the ultimate experts in storytelling: filmmakers. In this conversation, you’ll hear from leading storytellers about how they are creating purpose-driven work that resonates with your target audiences.

                    5:00 pm

                    Cocktail Reception

                    7:30 pm

                    NY for Night On The Town