Lisa Nichols, motivational speaker, Founder and CEO of Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC and Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the African American Soul, will deliver the closing keynote entitled: “Turning Your Passion into Profit” at the Wells Fargo sponsored African American Business Summit 2006 on Saturday, June 24, 2006. The event themed - P3: Power Passion Profit, is scheduled June 21st - 25th at the Hotel Zoso, 150 South Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California.
Lisa Nichols delivers powerful and thought provoking seminars to standing room only audiences of women empowerment groups, entrepreneurs, investors, parents, educators, juvenile justice employees and adult youth advocates. Her no-holds-barred messages are felt with powerful energy, personal testimonies and eye opening interactive processes. She is known not to leave a dry eye in the house. Her comfort with herself comes across powerfully as she moves the audience towards giving themselves permission to be completely comfortable with who they are, as well.
Additionally as Founder and CEO of Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC which is recognized by many as the most comprehensive empowerment skills program available today for teen self-development, she has impacted the lives of over 55,000 teens, prevented over 1,100 suicides, reunited thousands of teens with their parents, and influenced more than 850 teen dropouts to return to school. Her program has over a 90% return rate of teens wanting to return to her programs. Motivating the Teen Spirit provides services to the Educational System, Leadership Programs, Juvenile Justice System and Youth Serving Agencies. She adds to these programs the Emotional Healthiness component.
On Saturday June 24, The African American Business Summit 2006 - P³: Power Passion Profit - will present workshops and sessions with the most prominent men... and women in the business world:
THE ROLE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS PLAY IN SPURRING DIVERSE
BUSINESS GROWTH with Denise Nappier - Treasurer, State of Connecticut - Moderator
Gloria Moore-Andrews - Deputy Director, CalPERS, Victor MacFarlane - CEO, MacFarlane
Partners and Anita Stephens - Managing Director, Opportunity Capital Partners, and Marcellus Taylor, Aldus Equity.
MAINTAINING SPIRITUAL, MENTAL and PHYSICAL BALANCE with Dr. Eve Allen – Founder - Circle of Health - committed to the promotion of Wellness and Natural Medicine.
NAVIGATING THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY with Jerry Jacobsen - Fox Entertainment, Michelle Smith-Ballard, AEG and Pat Tobin – Tobin and Associates.
REVERSE AUCTION - THE NEW ONLINE PROCUREMENT TOOL - Will Minority Businesses Survive the Impact? With B.J. Hawkins, PhD - President, OFS, The Business Doctors.
For registration and more information to the African American Business Summit 2006, please visit our website or call (323) 299-6000. Media Credentials Contact: Adrienne S. Lamm (323) 299-6000 ext. 107.
About the African American Business Summit 2006
The African American Business Summit 2006 – P³: Power Passion Profit - educates, motivates and empowers entrepreneurs through powerful general sessions, targeted workshops and ample opportunities for direct interaction with corporate partners.
The African American Business Summit 2006 will be held from Wednesday, June 21 to Sunday, June 25, 2006 at the Hotel Zoso, 150 South Indian Canyon Road, Palm Springs, CA. The African American Business Summit 2006 Chairman is Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. successful African American Businessman, Financier, Community Activist, Humanitarian and owner/publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper.
Attendees will have access to expert-led sessions, spectacular keynotes, solution workshops; Keynotes by The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Kelvin Boston, a Business/Vendor fair that will showcase and provide demonstrations from over 25 presenters and outstanding events - such as the TPC Foundation Golf Game on Wednesday June 21st, The Turning Point Magazine/Wells Fargo Living History Makers $5,000 Entrepreneur Award and Opening Luncheon on Thursday, June 22, 2006, Wine Tasting and Art Gallery, P3 Noir Closing Night Party…and more!
More than 800 professionals from all over the United States are expected to attend. For AABS 2006 Registration/Information: please visit our website!
About Presenting Partner Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $436 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance to more than 23 million customers from more than 6,000 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and elsewhere internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only bank in the United States to receive the highest possible credit rating, “Aaa,” from Moody’s Investors Service.
AABS 2006 Partners and Sponsors: (Partial Listings)
The African American Business Summit 2006 – P³: Power Passion Profit, Presenting Partner is Wells Fargo and is hosted by Turning Point Magazine, The African American Chamber of Commerce Palm Springs, and the TPC Foundation, Inc.
Partners (Partial List)
Southwest Airlines, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Microsoft, PacifiCare, AT&T, AEG, Los Angeles World Airports, FOX Entertainment Group, Washington Mutual, GSA, Enterprise Rent a Car, Southern California Edison, Sempra Energy, Ligatt Securities, The California Endowment, Northern Trust, The Brotherhood Crusade, California Against Higher Taxes, Divine Wines, Stone Garden Vineyards, RainbowPUSH Coalition, NBBC, CC-OPS, PSP-Personal Services Plus, Pepie LLC, OESTE Designs, Crusin’, Hotel Zoso, Marquis Villas.
Official Newspaper of the African American Business Summit 2006
The Los Angeles Sentinel
Palm Springs Newspaper of the African American Business Summit 2006
The Desert Sun
AABS 2006 Media Partners
Focal Point Media, 100.3 FM “The Beat” Radio, KPSE – UPN 13 Palm Springs Television, BlackPR.com, African American Golfer’s Digest, Save the Date Media Group, LLC, Black Business Radio – New York, BBA, BlackNews.com, News 23 the Edge Cable/Satellite Networks of Huntsville Alabama, Small Business Exchange, RDCC/BB Media Group, Superior Sports Network, Diversity City Media, Ebony Cactus Magazine, Dr. Roland Holmes – The Voice of Jazz KUCI-FM, Palm Springs Life, Palm Springs View/Viper Logic Corporation, Jericho Broadcasting, Inland Empire Community Events, The National Urban League, The Valder BeeBe Show, Black Voice News and The Wright Place TV Show.