An unprecedented learning experience, unapologetically dedicated to advancing the prosperity of black people.

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Featured Speakers

Angela Yee

Media Personality & Entrepreneur

Iyanla Vanzant

Renowned Speaker, Author and CEO

David Gardner

Co-Founder, The Motley Fool

Angela Alsobrooks

Prince George’s County Executive

Daymond John

Founder/CEO of FUBU and
Star of ABC’s Shark Tank

2022 Speakers

Join Us In-Person or Virtually

IN-PERSON ADMISSION

General • $249

Unfettered access to New/Emerging and Intermediate Investor Sessions, networking, and exclusive content offered over the 3-day event.

VIP • $349

Enjoy premium access to all conference sessions, including exclusive Seasoned &Accredited Investor sessions, networking, as well as:

  • A BWS Swag Box
  • Priority access to 1:1 Financial Coaching
  • Select Meet and Greets

Student • $100 (Sold Out)

Sessions developed specifically for the soon-to-be college graduate

In-person attendees will enjoy:

Grab and Go Breakfast Morning Main Tent Access 60 Break-out Sessions Luncheon Afternoon Main Tent Sessions Networking Reception

VIRTUAL ADMISSION

General • $149

Unfettered access to New/Emerging and Intermediate Investor Sessions, networking, and exclusive content offered over the 3-day event.

VIP • $249

Enjoy premium access to all conference sessions, including exclusive Seasoned &Accredited Investor sessions, as well as:

  • A BWS Swag Box
  • Priority access to 1:1 Financial Coaching

Student • Complimentary

Sessions developed specifically for the college student. Costs for virtual students will be covered by our generous sponsors.

Virtual attendees will enjoy:

Structured Networking On-demand Access to all Virtual Sessions Access to Sponsored Tools & Resources

An enriching experience delivered by the industry’s brightest, experienced minds and leading wealth brands

Focused Wealth Topics On:

Banking

Stocks & Bonds

 

Real Estate

Entrepreneurship

Cryptocurrency

Alternative Investments

Insurance

Tax Strategies

Estate Planning

Financial Services Careers for Students

Banking

Stocks & Bonds

 

Real Estate

Entrepreneurship

Cryptocurrency

Alternative Investments

Insurance

Tax Strategies

Financial Services Careers for Students

Estate Planning

Curated Learning Tracks Designed to Meet You Where You Are:

New/Emerging Investor

$1,000 to $99,000 of Investable Capital

Get started building your financial future with investing basics, income-building strategies, and smart ways to reduce debt.

Intermediate Investor

$100,000 to $249,000 of Investable Capital

Learn wealth-building strategies and get retirement planning advice from certified financial advisors to help you reach your goals. 

Seasoned/Accredited Investor

$250,000+ of Investable Capital

Connect with other seasoned investors and certified financial advisors to share and learn enhanced ways to invest, navigate financial markets and build generational wealth.

Collegiate

Learn how to kick start your wealth journey by creating a budget, mastering saving and investing techniques, tackling student loan debt, learning how to build and maintain good credit and ways to increase your income.

Curriculum Breakout Sessions by Audience

  • #Future RIA: Student Career Fair
  • Save and Invest
  • Your Income: Maximizing Your Compensation and Earnings
  • Born Rich. Your Power to Control Your Money and Your Life
  • Student Loan Management: Kickstart Your Wealth Journey
  • The Right Path: Understanding the Importance of Credit
  • Fundamentals You Need for Investing Success
  • Real Estate Investing 101
  • Getting Your Mortgage Approved
  • How to Build a Winning Stock Portfolio
  • Is Government Contracting Right for You?
  • Mobile Banking, Credit Building and Financial Empowerment
  • Business Lending: How to Make it Happen
  • Protecting Your Wealth
  • Wills and Wealth
  • Crypto Masterclass
  • Investing in Public Storage
  • Diverse Viewpoints: Exploring Black Wealth
  • Is Your Tax Strategy Tight? Marriage, Finances and Legacy
  • Access to Capital – Government Offers
  • Growing Your Government Contracting Business
  • Winning Government Contracts
  • Investing In Hotel Franchises
  • Investing in Urban Development
  • Estates & Transfer of Generational Wealth
  • Fundamentals You Need for Investing Success
  • How to Invest in Venture Capital
  • Black Women and Intergenerational Wealth Creation
  • Investing in Large Multi-Family Properties thru Real Estate Syndication
  • Investing in the Cannabis Industry: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  • Words from Wise
  • 9-5 Millionaire: Building Wealth While Working your 9-5
  • You Down with OPM? (Other People’s Money)
  • What About Your Friends?
  • Talk Taxes to Me!!

Showcases include:

Sponsor Exhibits & Author's Corner

Summit Schedule

CONFERENCE DAY 1 • Thursday • October 27, 2022 • Why Black Wealth Matters

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Opening Remarks and Networking Reception

CONFERENCE DAY 2 • Friday • October 28, 2022 • Why Financial Freedom Matters

8:30 am – 10:30am
Morning Main Tent Session with Featured Speaker

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Curated Break-out Sessions

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Sponsored Collegiate Track Sessions

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Sponsored Luncheon

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Curated Break-out Sessions

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sponsored Collegiate Track Session

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Afternoon Main Tent Session with Featured Speaker

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Networking Reception

CONFERENCE DAY 3 • Saturday • October 29, 2022 • Owning Your Personal Wealth Journey

8:30 am – 10:30 am
Morning Main Tent Session with Featured Speaker

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Curated Break-out Sessions

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Sponsored Collegiate Track Sessions

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Sponsored Luncheon

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Curated Break-out Sessions

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sponsored Collegiate Track Sessions

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Afternoon Main Tent Session with Featured Speaker & Closing Remarks

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Morgan Stanley

Thank You to Our In-kind Sponsors

Morgan Stanley

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