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In 6 days learn how to drive innovation and growth as a professional or business.

IMBW 2023 Highlights

Senator Todd Young, Governor Eric Holcomb, Congressman Andre Carson  and Mayor Joe Hogsett 2023 remarks

Monday, August 26th 2024

DAY 1

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05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Indy Biz Pass Celebration

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Maven Space Downtown Indy

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Tuesday, August 27th 2024

DAY 2

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Session 2

08:00 am to 08:45 am

Early Bird Networking

Networking, Coffee and Registration

09:00 am to 09:45 am

Morning Keynotes Rally

Morning Keynotes Rally

10:00 am to 10:45am

Training Economic Athletes to Compete In the Innovation Economy

Leapfrog for 1st Generation Students – Dual Credit, Internships and Apprenticeships

Aligning talent development with industry needs

11:00 am to 11:45 am

4th Industrial Revolution Competitive Arena – Income: High-Wage Workforce

High-wage sustainable growth industry needs & solutions. Healthtech, Biotech

Tech workforce diversity pipeline needs & solutions

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

ELEAP Academy Workshop

The statistics are grim – 50% of all new businesses don’t make it past year five. As seasoned entrepreneurs, we’ve been where you are. Entrepreneurial Leap is here as your trusted guide in the entrepreneurial journey

Immerse yourself in peer groups, receive mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs, and engage in collaborative learning designed to boost your odds of success.

E-Leap Academy Join Us for the Next E-Leap Academy! You’ll Increase Your Odds of Success Through An Immersive 7-Month Experience.

01:00 pm to 01:45 pm

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

02:00 pm to 02:45 pm

Access and Opportunity

Women in the C-Suite Competing for equal pay and leadership opportunities

03:00 pm to 03:45 pm

Building a Connected Talent Ecosystem

Attract and retain top talent develop an agile workforce improve organization productivity and drive innovation

03:45 pm to 04:30 pm

Evening Keynotes Rally

Evening Keynotes Rally

Evening Keynotes Rally

04:45 pm to 06:00 pm
Black Rising Star Awards

Black Rising Star Awards

Black Rising Star Awards

Wednesday, August 28th 2024

DAY 3

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08:00 am to 08:45 am

Early Bird Networking

Networking, Coffee and Registration

09:00 am to 09:45 am

Morning Keynotes Rally

Morning Keynotes Rally

Morning Keynotes Rally

10:00 am to 10:45 am

Building wealth

Sponsored by Bose McKinney Law Firm.

What is Generational Wealth?

11:00 am to 11:45 am

Empowering Communities Via Entrepreneurship

Faith-based Community Development

Praxis – Redemptive Entrepreneurship

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

ELEAP Academy Workshop

The statistics are grim – 50% of all new businesses don’t make it past year five. As seasoned entrepreneurs, we’ve been where you are. Entrepreneurial Leap is here as your trusted guide in the entrepreneurial journey

Immerse yourself in peer groups, receive mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs, and engage in collaborative learning designed to boost your odds of success.

E-Leap Academy Join Us for the E-Leap Academy @ IMBW @ Rally

01:00 pm to 01:45 pm

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

02:00 pm to 02:45 pm

21st century financing: a new global phenomenon – PANEL FROM Africa, Europe, USA

03:00 pm to 03:45 pm

The Journey of a Minority Founder

Startups – from idea to impact: Structuring successful enterprises – From Indiana to Lagos

03:45 pm to 04:30 pm

Evening Keynotes Rally

Evening Keynotes Rally

Evening Keynotes Rally

04:45 pm to 06:00 pm
Black Innovators Awards

Black Innovators Awards

Black Innovators Awards

Thursday, August 29th 2024

DAY 4

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10:00 am to 02:00 pm

Community Human Centered Design Session

InnoPower champions human-centered design thinking to tackle systemic issues and drive change by deeply understanding and addressing community needs. Our goal is rooted in the belief that empathic engagement and innovative, human-centered solutions can transform challenges into opportunities for growth and equity

What we are solving for:

We envision a city that designs programs through an ecosystem-building lens. Urban youth-serving organizations cannot succeed in a vacuum — they require a support network and a broader community and culture that champions youth development and rewards innovation

Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center @2820 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208

06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Excellence in Education Awards

The African American Excellence in Education Awards pays tribute to those educators who go the extra mile each day to serve their students and their communities and inspire others to do the same. Over 200 Educators will attend the awards

African American Excellence in Education Awards'-The awards honor outstanding public and private school professionals and thank them for their dedication and commitment to academic excellence for all students.

Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center @2820 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Saturday, August 31st 2024

DAY 5

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One City

Join us at Martin University on August 31st from 10 am to 2 pm as we serve the 46218 community during the One City event, a special day of service that brings the entire Indianapolis community together at the end of the IMBW @ Rally conference.

This year's event aims to fund and distribute 1,000 pairs of shoes, fostering empathy and unity among neighbors, religious leaders, community influencers, and public service personnel

Martin University 2186 North Sherman Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46218

Monday, August 26th 2024

DAY 1

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05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Indy Biz Pass Celebration

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Maven Space Downtown Indy

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Tuesday, August 27th 2024

DAY 2

TALENT

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08:00 am to 08:45 am

Early Bird Networking

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10:00 am to 10:45am

Training Economic Athletes to Compete In the Innovation Economy

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11:00 am to 11:45 am

4th Industrial Revolution Competitive Arena – Income: High-Wage Workforce

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12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

ELEAP Academy Workshop

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01:00 pm to 01:45 pm

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

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02:00 pm to 02:45 pm

Access and Opportunity

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03:00 pm to 03:45 pm

Building a Connected Talent Ecosystem

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04:45 pm to 06:00 pm

Black Rising Star Awards

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Wednesday, August 28th 2024

DAY 3

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08:00 am to 08:45 am

Early Bird Networking

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Networking, Coffee and Registration

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09:00 am to 09:45 am

Morning Keynotes Rally

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Morning Keynotes Rally

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10:00 am to 10:45 am

Building Wealth

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What is Generational Wealth?

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11:00 am to 11:45 am

Empowering Communities Via Entrepreneurship

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Faith-based Community Development

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12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

ELEAP Academy Workshop

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Immerse yourself in peer groups, receive mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs, and engage in collaborative learning designed to boost your odds of success.

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01:00 pm to 01:45 pm

Afternoon Keynotes Rally

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Afternoon Keynotes Rally

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02:00 pm to 02:45 pm

21st century financing: a new global phenomenon

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21st century financing: a new global phenomenon – PANEL FROM Africa, Europe, USA

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03:00 pm to 03:45 pm

The Journey of a Minority Founder

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03:45 pm to 04:30 pm

Evening Keynotes Rally

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Evening Keynotes Rally

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04:45 pm to 06:00 pm

Black Innovators Awards

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Black Innovators Awards

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Thursday, August 29th 2024

DAY 4

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