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Joseph Haskins, Jr. Center for Economic Development Talk Series.
Synopsis: Had the chance to attend, cover and photograph some of the most powerful Men and Women in Maryland discussing, advising and sharing their tips and stories about how they grew their businesses, companies and themselves.
This is a must attend talk series. Well done Mr. Joseph Haskins, Jr.! Your amazing and humble spirit deserves all the love and support from your fellow Speakers they show you. Truly they love you and I can see why they do. Thank you to your staff for allowing me to be in attendance for your talk series. Truly amazing and powerful. Can't wait to attend the next ones. Sincerely, Janice
ENTREPRENEUR AND ACTRESS RAIN PRYOR KEYNOTES GALA IN RECOGNITION OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH HONORING TRAILBLAZERS FOR IMPACT IN BUSINESS AND INNOVATION
Baltimore, Maryland – March 2, 2020, JMD Entertainment and Media Group hosts 7th annual Red Carpet Gala “Celebrate. Collaborate. Elevate.” in recognition of Women's History Month and for honoring trailblazers making impact in the areas of entrepreneurship, business and innovation. The event also supports awareness for autism through the Pathfinders for Autism organization, and will take place at the Hilton BWI, 1739 Nursery Road, Linthicum, Maryland on March 21, 2020, from 4 to 7p.m.
Prior to the start of the Gala is a networking social at 9:30a.m., workshops at 10a.m. and a cocktail reception at 3p.m. Activities include performers, awards, celebrity cameo appearances and a vendor showcase. Entrepreneur, Actress and Writer Rain Pryor will keynote as well as Montez King, Executive Director of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills. Author and Celebrity Mom Andria Mayberry, an advocate for Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), will conduct a mental health and wellness panel. A financial panel entitled ‘Access to Capital’ is being presented by M & T Bank along with a community of financial experts, as well as a forum on ‘How to Buy and Sell a Business.’
Host, Janice McLean DeLoatch stated that “I’m excited to recognize several business owners for the work and accomplishments that each of them are making in their industry. I believe it's important to bring together entrepreneurs for business start-up and expansion information, mentoring, certification awareness and certainly for funding resources. Adding the learning platform as a new component of the annual event is a necessity.” Award Honorees being recognized this year from a diverse mix of industry’s include:
Anita Clifford, Finance
Carolyn Marie Phillips, Runway Model
Montez King, Executive Director, National Institute of Metalworking Skills
Rain Pryor, Entrepreneur, Actress and Writer
Dr. Renee Allen, Radio and Television Host, Renee Allen & Friends Show
Travis Winkey, Fashion Icon, Travis Winkey Studios