The leading technology, media and commerce firm, Essence whose primary focus is to serve black women, will hold its first Essence + New Voices Entrepreneur Summit and Essence x Target Holiday Market from December 13th through December 15th, in Atlanta.
The event will hold from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on each day and will serve as an economic and cultural center to assist black black entrepreneurs and provide opportunities for black-owned businesses.
The summit will assemble venture capitalists, leading executives and business magnates, for panel discussions, fireside chats and masterclasses and also feature the much-awaited New Voices $100,000 Pitch Competition for the first time in Atlanta.
The fully loaded weekend will also present the Essence x Target Holiday Market. A fun-fair experience where participants can check out more than fifty black-owned businesses, including female black entrepreneurs who will promote their brands and also share their experiences in the black entrepreneurial journey.
On each day, the event will present black celebrities such as Rapsody, Jermaine Dupri, Queen Latifah and T.I., VIP experiences, star-studded panels, meet-and-greets and lots more.