For the first time ever, Minority Enterprise Development Week will offer the Business of Beauty, a daylong workshop to provide business development resources and education specifically for beauty industry entrepreneurs.
The Business of Beauty, scheduled from 8 am to 3 pm on Monday, September 28, at the Baker Donelson Event Center, is a day of programming targeted to professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs who work in the beauty industry and is designed to educate and inspire attendees.
Business of Beauty attendees will get the chance to interact with successful entrepreneurs who have built empires from successfully managing their craft and scaling their businesses, as well as hear from legal and insurance experts on how to legitimize and properly insure their businesses.
Ylorie Taylor, vice president of marketing for Eden Body Works, a national natural skincare brand, will deliver the keynote address on brand development. Other highlights include a panel discussion featuring Courtney Adeleye of The Mane Choice Hair Solutions; Takeisha Berry Brooks of A Natural Affair Hair Salon and Naturals in the City Hair and Wellness Expo; Angela Mitchell Hill of Nashville Nails and Salon Services by Na’Sah’s; and Brittany Pope of ArtOfficial Makeup. Panelists will share their challenges and triumphs of growing successful businesses in the beauty industry.
In addition, attendees will also hear from Kelvin Prince of Prince Insurance Agency, who will share insights on how business owners can minimize their risks with insurance. First Choice Sales and Marketing Group will share how entrepreneurs can position their businesses to sell nationally.
The MEDWeek Steering Committee is sponsoring a limited number of attendees to participate in the Business of Beauty workshop.
Tickets to attend the daylong workshop cost $49. However, aspiring and current entrepreneurs may be able to secure a free seat for a limited time.