BrandTech Day is THE entrepreneurial mini-conference of the year - connecting Atlanta's (and some of the world's!!) savviest marketers, tech experts, businesses and entrepreneurs so they can easily build the strategies, relationships and expertise they need to rapidly accelerate business growth. This event brings innovative branding and technology experts together on 10 October 2020 for a one-day journey of providing real, practical and affordable help to Atlanta's business owners and beyond.
One of high tech's first female African-American CEOs, BrandTech Day Keynote Speaker Shellye Archambeau is a recognized global business leader whose name frequently appears in Forbes, the New York Times, Business Insider and more. Shellye's on the board of Fortune 500 Verizon and Nordstrom as well. While many know of Archambeau's tremendous accomplishments as a trailblazing female executive pioneer, few know the backstory of the shy, gangly black girl who set her sights on becoming a CEO at sixteen years old. Shellye turned that ambition into a practical and focused action plan to build massive success. Her message is clear: no matter who you are or where you come from, you have the right to live the life you want.
@shelarchambeau | shellyarchambeau.com
BrandTech Day VIP Attendees will receive a signed copy of Shellye's new book "Unapologetically Ambitious" - to be released just days before BrandTech Day kicks off! VIP'ers also get an exclusive invitation to a fireside chat with the keynote.
As the founder of BookAmbition.com, Dennis Ross serves authors and corporations from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. For them, he creates compelling stories used to sell their products and services. As a ghostwriter for thought-leaders, Dennis has written more than 15 books from business to law, self-help to biographies. His innovative approach to story creation is based on a renaissance professional history. One that extends from writing for the best-selling R&B group of all time, Boyz II Men, to heading an equity derivatives division of a biotech pharmaceutical hedge fund. Dennis has a BA in Speech/Rhetoric from Georgia State University and resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
@dennisrossiii | bookambition.com
Since we're virtual this year, we were wondering: could we get someone from every state at BrandTech? Could we get someone from every continent?! Help us! Who do you know in Mississippi, Kansas or the UK? This is gonna be fun...
Map of BrandTech Day Attendees (as of 29 Sept 2020)
Overall, the presenters were top notch, insightful, informative, professional and relatable. I enjoyed each of the workshops immensely!
— 2019 BrandTech Day Survey Respondent
Our 2020 workshop details are coming soon. Stay tuned to this area, our social media and our email announcements for details as they are announced. Topics include: Social Media, Advertising, Video, Branding Your Business, Tech, Legal, Influencer Marketing, PR and more.
BrandTech Day is an immersive and invaluable experience that's going virtual! This year's mini-conference will be held on Zoom.
At the very start, BrandTech Day will have insightful, knowledgeable and inspiring speakers providing insight from years of industry experience. The one-day mini-conference is designed to hit the most important aspects of branding and technology for small businesses — from generating traffic, to designing an app to optimizing your personal website for SEO.
Check out our 2020 agenda below:
Thurs. 11:30am ET - Using Twitter for Conferences by Nathalie Gregg
Every major conference has a healthy amount of activity on Twitter and for good reason - it's the fastest, easiest way to share quotables from speakers you hear, nuggets learned, etc. Join Twitter Expert Nathalie Gregg as she shows you how to make the most of your conference experience using Twitter.
Fri. 6:00pm ET - Mental Health Paint Break Nina Alexis & Jaaz Jones
Let your hair down and get your mind right for tomorrow's mini-conference with Nina and Jaaz! Grab a paint brush and get creative with Nina while Jaaz helps unwind you with easy mindfulness activities. Don't miss this!
9:30am - Virtual Art Gallery
Check out our exclusively curated art gallery for the day, designed by Natassha Jordan-Chambliss of Lines Gallery here in ATL.
10:00am - Opening Keynote: Dennis Ross
Hear the flow of the day, get introduced to your conference hosts and kick this day off right with our Opening Keynote.
15 min break
11:00am - Workshop Set 1
5 min break: grab your lunch and come join us at the noonday keynote!
12:00pm - NOONDAY Keynote
Shellye Archambeau: "Unapologetically Ambitious"
15 min break
1:00pm - Workshop Set 2 / Fireside Chat
General and All-Access Attendees will go to workshops. VIP Attendees will go to our exclusive Fireside Chat room for an intimate, post-keynote discussion with Shellye Archambeau.
5 min break
2:00pm - Workshop Set 3 / Exhibitor Hall & Art Gallery
Attendees can go between workshops and the Exhibitor Hall & Art Gallery at this time.
5 min break
3:00pm - Closing Session
5 min break
3:45pm - BrandTech Day Consultations
Consultations are for All-Access and VIP Ticket Holders only.
**Info is subject to change. Please check back for updates.
This is your chance to get your branding and tech issues resolved in your business so you can step up to your next level in life. Engage in tailored, one-on-one consultation sessions with our BrandTech experts who will help you with your practical business growth needs right now. Get 3 consult sessions included with your All-Access or VIP-level ticket. Check out our 2020 consultants below:
First, be sure to purchase an All Access Ticket to BrandTech Day. If you already purchased a General Access ticket, click here to upgrade your ticket (scroll to bottom of ticket screen for the upgrade option). Next, click below to share information you want your consultant to see prior to your workshop: your website link, links to your social media pages, etc. You can also describe and share a specific problem in the comments section as well as indicate the consultants you'd like to meet with if you happen to have a preference. You'll also indicate what workshops you'll be attending so we can schedule your consultation(s) around your chosen workshop times.
Finally, we will pair you with one of our consultants above to meet with on BrandTech Day to specifically discuss your branding and/or technology issues for your busineses. Please look out for a confirmation email with your personalized agenda for BrandTech Day.
We're providing you with three levels of access to BrandTech Day 2020. Pick the one that's right for you and your business!
With a General Access Ticket, you can hear all BrandTech Day Keynotes, participate in all workshops, hangout in the Exhibitor Gallery, enjoy the Art Gallery, get your BrandTech Day 2020 Virtual Package and enter the BrandTech Day Facebook Group for pre-event networking.
$85* prior to 10 Oct.
An All-Access BrandTech Day 2020 Ticket grants you everything included with the General Access level plus three included BrandTech Day Consult Sessions with the branding and technology experts of your choice. Use your consults for one-on-one attention to up-level your business.
$97* prior to 10 Oct.
With VIP access, you get everything included in the All-Access level plus an exclusive VIP BrandTech Day Welcome Package mailed to you, access to the VIP Fireside Chat with Noonday Keynote Shellye Archambeau and a VIP Meet & Greet before BrandTech Day.
$117* prior to 10 Oct.**
*Note: ABC Members enjoy special ticket rates (listed at checkout). **There are only 13 VIP spots left at this pricepoint (as of 4 Oct).
CHECK OUT OUR VIP PACKAGE
When you sign up for your VIP ticket to BrandTech Day 2020, we'll put you on our special VIP list to receive The BrandTech Day VIP Welcome Package. It includes all KINDS of goodies:
A signed copy of Noonday Keynote Shellye Archambeau's newly released book "Unapologetically Ambitious"
A Super Fabulous BrandTech Day T-Shirt
An exclusive VIP BrandTech Day Coffee Mug
Your BrandTech Day Printed Program complete with speaker details
BrandTech Day 2020 Sponsorship Goodies for VIPers only
You also get access to our VIP Fireside Chat with Noonday Keynote Shellye Archambeau - open only to VIP members immediately after the noonday session.
BrandTech Day 2020 sponsorships offer a valuable opportunity to showcase your brand and gain targeted exposure to our industry experts, thought leaders, bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, trailblazing entrepreneurs, and potential customers. Our 2019 sponsors included the likes of VMware, TalkDesk, Infinity and small businesses alike. Will yours be spotlighted at BrandTech Day 2020? Don't waste anymore precious promotional time - sponsor today!
Without the dedicated members within the MCAT who fomed the BrandTech Day planning committee this conference wouldn't be possible. Thank you members of MCAT for all your hardwork! Check out our 2020 Team!
BrandTech Day Tech Lead
ABC Tech Lead
REH Systems Solutions
Akita Patterson, Experimental Marketing Development Network
Audrey Bell-Kearney, Noise Media Network
Kimberly Starks, Blue Scorpion Reputation Management
Lorena Douglas, The MITA Agency
Nina Alexis, The Alexis Agency
Raquel Hill, RaquelHill Co
Sandra Wills, The Graphics House
Shaun St. Hill, Tech and Main
Zach Farley, zCode Solutions
Note: photos and links to contact info for planning team
members can be found in the Consultants section.
The BrandTech Day Mini-Conference is the signature event of the MCAT (Marketing, Communications, Advertising and Tech) Committee of the Atlanta Black Chambers. The Chambers' mission is to create opportunities for our members in the areas of Business, Community and Government.