Mark Cuban, above and Don Peebles will be guest speakers at the Entrepreneur Summit.


NEW YORK /PRNew-swire/ — Black Enterprise magazine and Nationwide Insurance will host the 2018 Entrepreneurs Summit on Wednesday, June 6 through Saturday, June 9, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A powerhouse lineup of some of the nation’s most accomplished and celebrated entrepreneurs and motivational speakers will make presentations. The three-day conference brings together more than 1,000 of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, business-funding sources, and corporate executives. The Entrepreneurs Summit is designed to provide attendees with countless opportunities to meet, network, and learn from hundreds of entrepreneurs, including angel investors, from around the country with a focus on innovation, capitalization, monetization, and growth.

“Nationwide is proud of our continued Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit sponsorship and our commitment to supporting minority businesses and diverse communities,” said Lu Yarbrough III, Associate Vice President of Diverse and Cause Marketing at Nationwide. “This conference has something that will benefit all who have an entrepreneurial spirit … from those who are thinking about starting a business to those who already have one up-and-running.”

Some of the confirmed guest speakers include: Mark Cuban, owner of Dallas Mavericks; Donahue Peebles, CEO and founder of The Peebles Corp. ;Troy Taylor, CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Florida; and Byron Allen, CEO of Entertainment Studios and many more.

The 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit boasts high-powered sessions on critical business topics such as “Fireside Chat with Mark Cuban,” “BE Talk: Design Your Business Breakthrough,” “The Right Way to Fund Your Startup,” “Sisters Inc. – Handling Our Business,” and “Franchise Fever,” just to name a few.

Since 1970, Black Enterprise magazine has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Bi-monthly, Black Enterprise magazine provides 4 million readers with information on entrepreneurship, careers, and financial management.