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MOBE 2017 RELOCATED TO OMNI HOTEL CNN ATLANTA

Closer to the Action!

THE MOBE 2017 ADVANCED SYMPOSIUM AS BEEN MOVED TO THE OMNI HOTEL @ CNN CENTER. PINE ROOM, ATRIUM LEVEL to be closer to the Bronner Brothers 70th Anniversary Hair Show.

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE MOBE OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

MOBE THANKS THE  ATLANTA BLACK CHAMBER, THE MAYORS OFFICE, THE BRONNER BROS, COMBINED INSURANCE, PRUDENTIAL, ALL WHO ATTENDED THE 2017 OPENING RECEPTION.

[ ``Blazing New Trails for Brands and Producers`` ]


MOBE ADVANCED MARKETING SYMPOSIUM

MOBE (Pronounced “moe-bee”) is where Marketing, Technology, Sports & Entertainment professionals converge with early-stage/growing businesses, business professionals and corporations. The MOBE Mission: To facilitate discussion, instruction and business building relationships. From 1992 through 2003 the MOBE series delivered business building, education and mentoring resources for African-American professionals; sports, entertainment and other entrepreneurs. More than $187 million in business was generated to African-American companies as a direct result of associations conceived at MOBE symposiums. 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 to last a lifetime.

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[ MOBE 2017: SCHEDULE ]

Join us in Atlanta, Georgia, August 17 - 20 for MOBE 2017, the first and only Advanced Marketing Symposium that connects you with the people you want to meet and will get the opportunity to interact with one on one.

6:00 pm
Welcome to Atlanta Networking Reception

MOBE 2017 Welcome Reception

Join us for The MOBE 2017 Welcome to Atlanta Networking Reception. The Reception is open to all Registered MOBE Attendees.

8:00 am
Social Justice Breakfast: Staying Woke, Resistance, Activism and Brand Survival

Social Justice Breakfast: Staying Woke, Resistance, Activism and Brand Survival

A look at how progressive Brands, usually with the right mix of Blacks on creative teams with the best research, have created messages which perfectly respect that social justice is a serious issue for Black America in particular, and deliver brand messages accordingly. We’ll also take a short look at those that make you wonder if they ever heard of the phrase, cultural competence.

  • Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III - Senior Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ
  • Ayinde Cartman, Executive Director Real Men Charities, Inc.
  • Greg Street - V103 Radio, Atlanta, GA
9:45 am
The Future and Now of Music

The Future and Now of Music

The way people consume Music has evolved rapidly from physical to digital. And the music industry keeps changing to keep up with consumers constantly changing listening habits. In the age of so much technology, so many online music platforms and so much music due to DIY, tools available to everyone, what will The Future of Music become?

11:00 am
Producing Content for a Multi-platform Marketplace

Producing Content for a Multi-platform Marketplace

Today’s marketplace has an insatiable need for fresh content.  Ideas must be compelling, authentic and unique in order to engage audiences for just a few seconds or an entire season. Understanding the what and how of high-quality content production for multiple platforms is critical to success in today’s marketplace. This panel will explore the challenges of producing video content for multiple platforms including digital, social, mobile and streaming.

2:15 pm
Digital / Tech

Digital / Tech

Join us as we explore the NEXT big thing in Digital Marketing and how to use New Technologies to innovate, reach a wider targeted audience, drive high levels of engagement and increased conversion.

  • Aleeta Bell – CEO & Founder, Plugh
  • Terrance X. Johnson, – CEO & Founder, TCJ AeroTech, LLC
  • Luke Lawal Jr. – CEO & Founder, HBCU Buzz

9:45 am
Millennial Marketing: Social Media and More

Millennial Marketing: Social Media and More

The Millennial Generation is taking the world by storm! They are innovators, entrepreneurs, activists, and changing every aspect of the way we work, eat, live, commute, and communicate. But how do savvy marketers and established brands connect with these quick thinking, movers and shakers and build loyalty when there are so many new choices surfacing daily? Learn from those who are soaring when it comes to making meaningful connections and creating highly engaged experiences.  

  • Michiel Perry – CEO & Founder, Black Southern Belle
  • David  Muhammed – Sr. Director, Digital Strategy, GMR Marketing
  • LaToya Shambo – CEO & Founder, Black Girl Digital, Inc.
  • Tasha Levy - Multicultural Lead, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

11:00 am
Interactive Workshop: Growing Small Properties

Interactive Workshop: Growing Small Properties

We will examine 3 properties to develop feedback on how to position these properties for continued growth. Real Men Cook, Super Bowl Gospel Concert and HBCUX Network.

  • Moderator: Deborah Gray-Young
  • Yvette Moyo – Real Men Cook
  • Curtis Symonds – HBCUX Network
  • Melanie Few – Super Bowl Gospel Concert

2:15 pm
Raising Your Game to the Next Level On and Off the Field

Raising Your Game to the Next Level On and Off the Field

Join us for an in-depth discussion as leading Sports Professionals share their plays on the Business of Sports, the latest trends, how to navigate success and win off the field and in the boardrooms and the marketplace.  

  • Moderator: Jamie Dukes – NFL Network
  • Wendell Haskins – PGA of America
  • Scoop Jackson – Sports Journalist, Author
  • Kevin Merida – The Undefeated, ESPN
  • Nzinga Shaw – Atlanta Hawks

3:30 pm
TV, In Front of and Behind the Camera: “How New Media Platforms are Changing the Landscape in Network Ownership, Producing Real Time Content & Undiscovered Talent”

TV, In Front of and Behind the Camera: “How New Media Platforms are Changing the Landscape in Network Ownership, Producing Real Time Content & Undiscovered Talent”

Television has provided opportunities in ownership, content and talent. This panel of TV station owners, directors and actors will discuss opportunities. Join us as we explore the following topics:

  • What it takes to become a true Media Mogul.
  • “Content is King” and why it’s a must to create your own.
  • Television can be the big screen for those in front of the camera.
With:
  • Sharon Thomas Tomlinson – Founder, CEO Studio II Films, & Blueprint 4 Hollywood
  • Jay Alexander Martin – CEO FuBu TV
  • Rushion McDonald – CEO, McDonald Entertainment
  • Rob Shambro – Media Pioneer, Patented Inventor, Startup & Financing Specialist
  • Clint Evans, General Manager HBCUX Network

7:00 pm
Bronner Bros 70th : Opening Night Concert

Bronner Bros 70th : Opening Night Concert

For more information: http://bronnerbros.com/special-events

8:30 am
Bronner Bros. 70th Annual Hair Show

Bronner Bros. 70th Annual Hair Show

On Sunday, August 20th, MOBE Attendees are invited to stay over and spend the day with our Partners, the Bronner Bros at their legendary 70th Annual Hair Show.  Join us for a day starting off with worship and filled with celebration, fun and networking. For More Information: http://bronnerbros.com

[ WHO YOU WILL MEET @ MOBE SYMPOSIUM 2017 ]

MOBE is synonymous for Excellence and Innovation. At MOBE, our speakers, presenters and attendees represent every industry and every level of achievement in Business, Sports and the Arts. From Entrepreneurs to Corporate Leaders; from up and coming Indie Artists and Filmmakers to Award Winning Directors, Actors and Musicians; from Sports Industry Executives to Championship Athletes, and everything in between, MOBE connects and inspires talent.

Patrick Esser
President, Cox Communications

    Kevin Merida
    ESPN Senior VP and Editor-in-Chief of The Undefeated

    Sheri Riley
    Empowerment Speaker, Author, Life Strategist

    Aleeta Bell
    Founder & CEO of Ximzee, Creator of Pluhg

    Wendell Haskins
    Director of Sports & Entertainment, PGA

    George Daniels
    Founder and Proprietor of George’s Music Room

      James Bronner
      SVP, Trade Show Operations, & Part Owner, Bronner Bros.

        Shante Bacon
        Founder and CEO of 135th Street Agency,

        Curtis Symonds
        Co-Founder & CEO HBCUX

          Tirrell Whittley
          CEO of Liquid Soul Media

            B.K. Fulton
            Chairman, Ario, LLC, J&F Alliance Group, & dityApps.com

              Gwen Kelly
              Multicultural Evangelist, Walmart

                Patricia Shields
                Partner, Black Dot LLC

                  Michiel Perry
                  Founder, Black Southern Belle

                  Yvette J. Moyo
                  Co-Founder, MOBE & Real Men Charities, Inc. & Real Men Cook®

                    David Muhammad
                    Director, Digital/Social/Content Strategy,, GMR Marketing

                      Nzinga Shaw
                      Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks

                        Jamie Dukes
                        Host, NFL Network

                          Glenda Gil
                          VP, Supplier Success LLC,

                            Deborah Gray Young
                            Strategic Advisor

                            Detavio Samuels
                            President of iONE Digital & One Solution

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

                              Terrance X. Johnson
                              CEO/Founder of TCJ AeroTech, LLC

                                LaToya Shambo
                                CEO & Founder, Black Girl Digital, Inc.

                                Sharon Tomlinson
                                CEO and founder of Blueprint 4 Hollywood & Studio 11 Films

                                  Rushion McDonald
                                  CEO, McDonald Entertainment

                                    J. Jackson Sr.
                                    Founder of RYSE

                                      J. Alexander Martin
                                      CEO of FUBU TV

                                        Rob Shambro
                                        Media Pioneer

                                          Dorinda Walker
                                          Prudential

                                            Whitney Mari
                                            Head of Digital Marketing, ESSENCE

                                              PROMINENT ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING CONFERENCE, MOBE, TO BRING THE WHO'S WHO IN BUSINESS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT TO ATLANTA AUGUST 17-20, 2017

                                              (ATLANTA, GA) June 1, 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 OMNI ATLANTA @ CNN  CENTER 100 CNN Center NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 and will proudly connect the next generation of leaders, innovators, creators with the most influential brands and companies in the world.

                                              MOBE kicks off the weekend  Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19  with two full days of carefully curated conferences, meetings, mixers, panels presented by marketing, sports, business and entertainment industry experts.

                                               

                                              [ MOBE PARTNERS ]

                                              MOBE has developed a vast network of supporters and partners across all industries, with some of the most influential brands and companies in the world. Our Partners are active participants, who share knowledge, source talent and open doors to opportunities for our attendees. They both support and enhance our mission to nurturing the next generation of successful business professionals.

                                              [ 2017 MOBE Symposium Partners ]

                                              Ayinde Cartman, Executive Director Real Men Charities, Inc.

                                              “I’m excited for the potential of a revival of the MOBE business network. I believe that the millennial generation will benefit greatly from the knowledge and experience of seasoned professionals. Sitting at the feet of successful businesses with a mutual investment in each other, will prove to be a powerful and dynamic tool. It will be tough to get all these folks in the same room together again, so register early.”

                                               

                                               

                                              Real Men Charities, Inc. is the presenting nonprofit of Real Men Cook® and the MOBE Symposium

                                              To learn more about Real Men Charities, our initiatives and projects for community involvement, education and engagement, and to find our how you can support the 27th Annual Real Men Cook event, please visit  http://www.realmencook.com

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                                              MOBE 2017


                                              MOBE 2017 will be held in the PINE Conference Room , Atrium Level, The OMNI HOTEL

                                              THE OMNI ATLANTA HOTEL @ CNN CENTER

                                              100 CNN Center NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

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