Our 2019 Honorees!
Check out some of our 2019 Honorees who are going to be at the Urban CEO Conference! Click on the right icon to expand the video. 
Shaunell Kennard
A Message from our Founder
Taurea V. Avant
October 11 - 13
Atlanta, GA
2019 Urban CEO Black & Red Awards & Conference!
We are honoring 80 URBAN CEOs who are making a difference in the community at our Black & Red Awards. Over 1000+ URBAN CEOs have already nominated their favorite men and women entrepreneurs across all industries. Voting ends September 20th, 2019!
VIP Tickets Still Available!
Who’s Who of URBAN CEOs Magazine Release!
We will also be revealing our 1st edition of the Who’s Who of URBAN CEOs magazine where we will highlight our TOP 80 URBAN CEOs, URBAN CEO Ambassadors & URBAN CEO Academy Members

Thousands will be printed! 

Dinner will be served and the dress is Black and Red Cocktail Attire! 
Black & Red Awards
The Black & Red Awards is FRIDAY night Oct 11 and all ticketed guests are invited to come for recognition. We will also talk about being apart of the Urban CEO Network movement! Come dress to impress in your best Black & Red Cocktail hour attire!
  • Ultimate Hustler Award (4 Honorees)
  • URBAN CEO Academy Recognition
  • URBAN CEO Ambassador Recognition
  • CEO on the Rise
  • ​Inspirational CEO 
  • ​Community Leader CEO
  • ​Talented CEO
  • ​Young Achiever CEO
  • ​CEO Influencer 
  • ​Top C-HE-O
  • ​Top C-She-O
Atlanta, GA
October 11-13, 2019
Urban CEO Conference
URBAN CEO‘s mission is to change the lives of entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs with a connection to the Urban Community. At the conference we are going to have a variety of topics and speakers. We will also have our very first Urban CEO Pitch Contest. Some of the other topics we will discuss include 
  • How to get $500 to $50,000 for your business. The actual steps to funding. 
  • ​How to set up your brand for your business
  • ​How to get social media attention that converts sales 
  • ​Mental health in the Urban community 
  • ​How to manage relationships in business and life 
  • ​How to turn your business into a multiple business profit machine 
  • ​and more! 
We don't just want you to leave empowered but also with actual how to steps to get started! 
Topics of Conference on Saturday & Sunday
We are bringing the best of the best to our conference! Come ready to learn and earn!
How to Market Your Business
We are going to teach you all you need to know about marketing with our keynote speaker Gamal Codner. He will also lead our marketing panel with our 2019 "Hustler of the Year" honorees! 
Urban CEO Pitch Competition
We have 4 CEOs who will get a chance to pitch their business in front of funders/mentors and our 2019 attendees for a chance to win MONEY & coaching by our top influencers, bankers and honorees!
How to build business credit and get funded!
We have our keynote Sharita M. Humphreys who went from homeless to homeowner and is helping other people do that. She will also be leading our funding panel with our special guests Liftfund, Stephanie Lackey and more!
How to have effective relationships in business
Our own Elam B. King author of "Understanding a Man" is a relationship expert and he is going to talk to us about relationships in business and in life. Not just romantic relationships but business relationships as well. 
Mental health in the Urban Community
Taurea Vision Avant our founder is going to discuss mental health in the Urban Community along with lead a panel on this important topic that is affecting so many in our community. 
Happy Hour Party
We believe in making money and having fun! Join us for a happy hour on Saturday night after the conference. There will be a special location we will announce at the conference. 
Atlanta Hilton Downtown
CLICK HERE for discounted rooms!
Once you register for the conference, we will send you an email for your discounted room block as well. 
Phone: 1-404-659-2000
Hotel at a Glance: Located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta is within one mile of renowned attractions and premier venues. Our hotel is close to the interstate and MARTA rapid transit for convenient accessibility to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and surrounding neighborhoods. Recharge and rejuvenate in our modern guest-rooms and enjoy a full range of amenities to conduct business, maintain a fitness routine or unwind. From inspired spaces to three unique dining options, thoughtful amenities and excellent service, Hilton Atlanta reflects Atlanta’s hospitable spirit.
Show Your Success Conference Agenda & Schedule
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM Registration
* Cocktail Hour Begins 
* Urban CEO Member & Ambassador 
* Recognition of Two “Ultimate Hustlers” 
* Urban CEO ABC Initiative and Talk about
* Recognition of Two “Ultimate Hustlers”
* Who’s Who Magazine Recognition 
* Honor CEO of the Year
9:00 PM End of Day
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM Doors Open
* 1st Speaker of Conference, Gamal Codner  
   & Marketing Panel with Honorees
* Urban CEO Pitch (4 Businesses Get to Pitch
   our Investors/Mentors) (Liftfund, Honorees
1:00 PM – Lunch Break
* 2nd Speaker of Conference, Ashanti Odom Finance Panel Discussion -
   Liftfund + Banker & Stephanie Lackey  
* 3rd Speaker of Conference, Elam B. King -
   Relationships in Business and Life
5:15 PM – Break for Dinner 
* 4th Speakers of Conference Che Brown &
   Trevor Otts (
Happy Entrepreneur Tribe and
   Black CEO)
* Networking Hour at the Bar! Bring your
9:00 PM End of Day

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM – Doors Open
* Giveaways & Raffles 
* Meet some of our Ambassadors and Board
* 5th Speaker of Conference, Founder Taurea
   Vision Avant
& Panel Discussion “How
   Mental Health Affects Your Business” 
1:00 PM – Networking & Refreshment Break 
* 2nd Half of Day Begins (Opening Talk) Raffle
   Giveaways from Vendors 
* Final Keynote Closing Talk with founder
  Taurea Vision Avant
3:30 PM Close of Event

Join us in Atlanta, we promise you'll never forget this event!
Meet the 2019 Speakers & Panelists
Taurea Vision Avant
Elam B. King
Gamal Codner
Danielle Johnson
Andrew Nguyen
Shuanell Kennard
Tiwa Works
Trevor Otts
Che Brown
Ashanti Odom
Stephanie Lackey
Dr. Curt Jasper
Dr Teri Larkins
2019 Sponsors
Event Pricing Table
General Admission
Per Person
  • General Admission Seating for Conference 
  • A Dinner Ticket to the Black & Red award ceremony on Friday 
  • Free Copy of the Who’s Who of Urban CEOs Magazine 2019 
  • General Admission "Brag" Bag
Per Person (Only 40 Available)
  • Special VIP Seating at Conference 
  • A Dinner Ticket to the Black & Red award ceremony on Friday 
  • Private VIP networking 30 minutes before the Black & Red Awards 
  • VIP "Brag" Bag (Valued at $500) (Brand NEW Urban CEO Laptop Bag)
  • Free Copy of the Who’s Who of Urban CEOs Magazine 2019 
  • 2020 Business Strategy Group Coaching Session with Founder Taurea Avant & Co
Urban CEO Network
For CEOs who have a connection to the Urban Community!
All tickets purchased are non-refundable or non-exchangeable.
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