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Stephen A. Smith Announced as Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Black Professionals Summit

Black Professionals Network (BPN) has announced sports commentator and television personality Stephen A. Smith as the keynote speaker for this year’s Black Professionals Summit. Set to return to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from November 10-12, the summit will bring Black professionals from all around the country, providing them with connections and resources to become certified legacy builders. 

The theme this year is, ‘MVP: Mastery. Value. Performance,’ which underscores the importance of adopting the mentality of elevating your game and striving for excellence in all that you do as a professional. Whether attendees are advancing in their careers, building a business, or outlining a vision for their financial future, this conference will encourage attendees to embrace the principles of Mastery, adding expertise to their craft; Value, creating and monetizing their contributions; and Performance, utilizing strategies and tools for success, impact, and lasting legacy.

“We are thrilled to have Stephen A. Smith join us at the 2023 Black Professionals Summit. His presence embodies the spirit of the ‘MVP: Mastery. Value. Performance’ theme,” said Kenasha Paul, CEO of Black Professionals Network in a press release. “We’re looking forward to his valuable insights and his unique perspective on success and excellence. This event is not just about connecting and learning; it’s about empowering professionals of color to overcome challenges, build bridges, and seize a future with limitless possibilities. We are honored to have him as part of this transformative experience this year.”

From illuminating discussions with industry trailblazers to insightful workshops and networking opportunities, the summit’s schedule is designed to empower and equip attendees for their journey toward becoming certified legacy builders. The dynamic lineup also includes panels sponsored by Demesmin and Dover, Amazon, and JP Morgan & Chase featuring distinguished experts including Monique Idlett, Oliver Gilbert III, and Cedric Nash.

Tickets and full summit lineup are currently available at  

This is a Hy-Lo News Staff report.

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