2019 A.G. Gaston Conference

Venue:

2019 A.G. Gaston Conference

Birmingham,  

Time:

From  2019-02-12 17:30:00  to  2019-02-13 19:30:00
Event Description
Welcome to the 2019 A.G. Gaston Conference   Theme:  Bringing to the Forefront the Discussion of African American History, Economics, Politics, and Quality of Life  Purpose:     Celebrate the life and success of Dr. A.G. Gaston Promote Gaston’s keys to success Promote strategies that lead to Black Economic Empowerment Promote the achievements of successful black business and community leaders Provide programs that promote the development of small businesses Promote business-to-business relationships Promote wealth accumulation through business ownership Promote business ownership as a strategy that transforms communities and creates jobs, economic development and hope    Conference Schedule Tuesday, February 12, 2019  9:30 AM – 4:00 PM - Registration  11:30 AM – 1:00 PM - A.G. Gaston Legacy Luncheon  1:30 – 3:30 PM – Political Power vs. Economic Gain (general session and panel discussion featuring Angela Rye)    Wednesday, February 13, 2019   7:30 AM – 12:30 PM - Registration  9:00 – 10:15 AM – Panel Presentation on Civic Innovation  10:30 – 11:45 AM – Expert Views on Corporate Social Responsibility  12:00 – 1:30 PM - A.G. Gaston Green Power Luncheon featuring Dr. Boyce Watkins   For more conference information, please visit our website at www.aggastonconference.biz    Registration Information   To register using a credit card, please click on the green "Order Now" button above.   To register by using a check or cash, please click on the "Show Other Payment Options" link under the "Order Now" button. Then click on "Pay Offline".   Special Dietary Needs   Please let us know if you have special dietary needs.  Please forward this information by clicking on the "Contact the Host" button to your right.      Nominate Someone for the 2019 A. G. Gaston Conference People’s Choice Award  Do you know someone who embodies the characteristics of the Black Titan, A.G. Gaston? If so, nominate them to receive our 2019 People’s Choice Award to be presented during the A.G. Gaston Conference.  Qualified nominees should be involved in philanthropic activities, should be active in their church and should have an impact in the business community.  You can nominate as many persons as you would like by submitting a 500 word (maximum) statement describing the person and their contributions to the community. Click on the link below to access the nomination form.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1I1GfRQO5sFWu0KYeGh7oeXBzm4ca-1Lcu5H4FBFhhj0/edit?usp=sharing  Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2019.