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24th Annual Booker T. Washington Economic Development Summit

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24th Annual Booker T. Washington Economic Development Summit


The Booker T. Washington Economic Development Summit uses the historical and philosophical perspectives of Booker T. Washington to focus on present day challenges and opportunities to promote entrepreneurship and community economic development in small towns, the southern region, and rural America.

This year’s theme is “Growing Your 21st Century Business in Today's New "Economic" Normal" and will focus on Access to Capital, Digital Marketing, and Risk Management. The Summit is scheduled for September 15-17, 2020, and will be from 9:00a - 11:00a CST each day. 
As a nation in recovery, the BTW Summit's goal is to do its part in providing economic direction, foundation, and inspiration for all those that attend.
Dr. Lily McNair, President of Tuskegee University
Jeremie Greer, Founder/CEO of Liberation in a Generation
Ramon Ray, Smart Hustle Media
Dr. Anthony Hood, Director of Civic Innovation, UAB
Jermaine "Funnymaine" Johnson, Comedian, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist
Teddy "Stat" Phillips, Artist, Entrepreneur, and Microsoft Engineer
Boyd Stephens, Founder of Netelysis (IT Company)
Curtis Stewart, Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Alabama Department of Revenue
Dr. Nyesha Black, Director of Socioeconomic Analysis & Demographics, University of Alabama
Erica Jordan-Thomas, EJT Consulting and Harvard PhD candidate
and many more...

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