The National Entrepreneurs Association hosted the 2022 Entrepreneurs Forum: Reemergence, on Friday, May 20th. With the theme “Reemergence,” the goal of the event was to share information to entrepreneurs and small business owners that will help them emerge from the last two years stronger than before. The conference featured keynote speakers, a panel discussion, networking activities and a virtual expo.
Entrepreneur Jay Johnson delivered the keynote address. Johnson is the CEO of Coeus Group. He has delivered keynotes across 4 continents to help people better understand themselves and their relationships with others. As a TEDx Speaker, he shared his message on Behavioral Intelligence with 3 million viewers. He is a Forbes Business Council Member who has worked with numerous Fortune 100 companies. These include Ford Motor Company, State Farm, Consumers Energy, JCI, KFC, University of Michigan Health Systems, and Crain Communications. He will provide strategies to help entrepreneurs overcome challenges and turn them into opportunities.
The event also included a panel discussion, “I Survived the Pandemic and Now My Business is Thriving.” This consisted of experienced entrepreneurs discussing how they were able to grow despite the challenges of the past two years. Panelists included: Christine Allyson of Christal Clear Consulting, Alicia Mckay of No Fear Café, Bria Simmons Creator of the brand Choose the Mood and Ray Moulden Founder of The Moulden Allstate Agency. Geoff Marek, a Manager at Dell Technologies, also delivered a presentation titled “The Future of Work is Hybrid.”
A note from the Association’s president:
“The past two years have been brutal for a lot of entrepreneurs. Inspiration, support and tools to empower entrepreneurs are needed now more than ever. This Entrepreneurs Forum: Reemergence, will provide the hope and information entrepreneurs need from people who have traveled the same challenging path and came out on the other side,” said National Entrepreneurs Association President, ZaLonya Allen, Ph.D.
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