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Thursday, September 27, 2012

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Harlem Office State Building                                          163 West 125th Street, 2nd floor Art Gallery
New York City, NY 10027

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Prizes include, but are not limited to:

  • Featured sponsorship for 6 months at Black Business Works networking breakfasts.
  • A HD commercial created for your business.
  • 20% Discount on a email marketing account from Constant Contact.
  • Coaching Session by Robyn Hatcher of SpeakEtc for more information on Ms. Hatcher click on her link
  • And more prizes to be announces.

This is your chance to announce the exciting developments in your business by creating a video that people will never forget. Submit your video for a chance at $10,000 in prizes., and

upload your video by August 31st, 2012. Let the pitching begin!

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Perfect Pitch Contest Networking/ Seminar event.

It doesn't matter if you are in this contest or not you still have to get business done.

Check out some  of the speakers and panels at this event.

Moderated by Marcia Wade Talbert:Tech Editor Black Enterprise.

Panel discussion: Even Playing Field: why should small business try to leverage marketing online.

Panelist include: Wendi Caplan-Carroll: R. D. D for Constant Contact,  Leonard Burnett : Co-CEO Publisher,Uptown Media

Social Media Made Simple, Presented By Nicole McGarrell

Nicole McGarrell founded Sunny Day Marketing to equip small businesses with the specific tools needed for long-term success, through customized, research-based marketing services and the sharing of informational business resources and content. She can be contacted on Twitter at @SunnyDayMktg or via email at

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  Misterss Of Ceremonies:

nullKaren Taylor Bass is the PR expert!

Bass has created strategic public relations, branding, and marketing campaigns for corporations, celebrities, athletes, and entrepreneurs. In 2007, Taylor Bass traded her PR skills to enjoy the gift of motherhood at 40. Today, she is an author, highly requested speaker, popular blogger, public relations coach, mommy commentator, and brand consultant. Named Top 20 PR and Brand Expert to follow @twitter at has been featured and quoted in numerous media outlets: The Nate Berkus Show; NBC Today New York; WPIX-11 (New York); NBC-10! (Philly); WKYW-AM; WDAS-FM; BET News;, MSNBC; Fox-TV Chicago; CBS-NY;; Café Mocha Radio (nationally syndicated); Newsday; Heart & Soul; Black Enterprise; The Network Journal; Essence; Ebony;; The; Philadelphia Daily News; New York Daily News; and countless others.

Karen's Past work:  A conversation with recording artist Jill Scott

A conversation with BBraxton owner Brenda Braxton

Our Judges.

Marcia Wade Talbert:Tech Editor Black Enterprise.

Marcia is a multimedia content producer focusing on technology at Black Enterprise Magazine. In this capacity she writes and assigns stories to educate readers about social media; digital integration; gadgets, apps, and software for business and professional development; minority tech startups; and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Recently she received two Salutes to Excellence Awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, and was recognized by Blacks in Technology (BiT) as one of the Top 10 Black achievers in the technology arena for 2011 at SXSW in Austin, Texas.


nullWendi Caplan-Carroll: R. D. D for Constant Contact.

Wendi is a marketing expert with over 20 years experience developing and implementing marketing strategies for businesses and organizations spanning a variety of industries. Wendi uses her expertise to provide coaching for small businesses and organizations on best practices of email marketing, designing strategic marketing initiatives and developing creative approaches to marketing with the use of online tools.

nullLeonard Burnett : Co-CEO Publisher,Uptown Media

Leonard E. Burnett Jr. – Co-CEO & Group Publisher, Uptown Media Group & Vibe Lifestyle Network.Len Burnett, a media industry veteran and successful entrepreneur with over 20 years of publishing experience. As a pioneer in the urban media space, he has been at the forefront of transforming marketer’s perception of the importance of reaching this growing audience. Len’s expertise in advertising sales and his marketing leadership has enabled him to successfully launch 7 major magazines with exceptional advertising growth and successful websites and also to co-author his first book, Black Is the New Green, Marketing to the Affluent African American. He is also a fellow member of various organizations and an HBCU grad.