Are you an entrepreneur from the African descent community looking for new ways to increase your growth while establishing innovative solutions to excel in your industry? Join us for a networking and panel discussion that will provide fresh and creative ways to reimagine your business moving into the future.
With experienced professionals from the tech, settlement, trade, creativity, and business support industries, get ready to learn new ways to reframe your business’s strategic success.
Gain insights from experienced entrepreneurs
Network with business owners from different industries
Learn about unique supports available to entrepreneurs from the African descent community
Understand how to grow and scale your business
Increase your risk assessment knowledge
Learn about the unique challenges various industries face
Free childcare, refreshments, and entertainment will be provided during the event.
Date: Friday, Nov. 10, 2023
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Venue: The Creative Hive, 16819 111 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 2S4
About the facilitators:
Courtney Parr, CEO of Timeless Aftermath
Courtney was born in Jamaica and moved to Canada at 14 with his family. At 20, he launched Timeless Aftermath, a renowned music company in Edmonton, known for talent development and event production. After a successful decade, he transitioned to Variety Finishing, excelling in interior remodeling and custom services in Alberta. Courtney’s innate talent for uniting people and nurturing relationships led to the creation of Nexus Ignite in 2019, a platform dedicated to providing entrepreneurs and talent with holistic tools and resources for success in both life and business.
Kelise William, Immigration Tech Founder at UpRow
UpRow is an innovative, AI-powered platform designed to assist newcomers settling in Canada, centralizing essential services ranging from housing to professional consultations. By seamlessly integrating a myriad of services and providing personalized recommendations, UpRow ensures a smoother transition for individuals adapting to their new environment.
About the Emcees:
Tanya also known as ‘TFOUNDHERVOICE’ is a multifaceted individual blending the artistry of an emcee, the ingenuity of an entrepreneur, the compassion of a mental health advocate, and the dedication of a body-inclusive advocate. Beyond the mic, as a mother of two amazing girls, Tanya is a visionary entrepreneur, utilizing her business acumen to create opportunities and spaces for artists to flourish. Tanya’s reach extends beyond entertainment and business. With a genuine concern for mental health, she actively advocates for de-stigmatizing mental health issues and promoting well-being. Tanya utilizes her platform to raise awareness, initiate conversations, and foster a supportive community that encourages seeking help and understanding the importance of mental wellness.
Fahad is a partner at Media 21, a company specializing in creating commercials and documentaries for businesses and brands in Edmonton.