JOIN US AT OUR ANNUAL

TAKEOVER

CONFERENCE

DALLAS – FT. WORTH, TEXAS

July 28 – 30, 2022

YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!!

DALLAS - FT. WORTH TEXAS

Black nurses have proven over and over again the critical role they play in moving the needle for the world. The Black Nurse Entrepreneurs (BNE) organization has continually exhibited the unparalleled passion, creativity, and resilience of African - American nurses.

Now, here we are bringing the #1 conference of the year for black nurse entrepreneurs.

The BNE Takeover Conference is here to showcase leaders in the nursing field who have found ways to reinvigorate engagement within a new workplace, as entrepreneurs, all while still keeping their credentials as a nurse.

This conference is for the black nurse who is looking to start a business, who is trying to connect and grow their business entity, or the black nurse who is in scaling mode and wants direction on how to invest in other monetary avenues to expand their portfolio.

We have created an environment that touches on every need of the black nurse entrepreneur from wellness to business practices.

Join us July 28-30th to get the support and tools you need to thrive and lead into the future as a Black Nurse Entrepreneur.

YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!!

DALLAS - FT. WORTH TEXAS

Black nurses have proven over and over again the critical role they play in moving the needle for the world. The Black Nurse Entrepreneurs (BNE) organization has continually exhibited the unparalleled passion, creativity, and resilience of African - American nurses.

Now, here we are bringing the #1 conference of the year for black nurse entrepreneurs.

The BNE Takeover Conference is here to showcase leaders in the nursing field who have found ways to reinvigorate engagement within a new workplace, as entrepreneurs, all while still keeping their credentials as a nurse.

This conference is for the black nurse who is looking to start a business, who is trying to connect and grow their business entity, or the black nurse who is in scaling mode and wants direction on how to invest in other monetary avenues to expand their portfolio.

We have created an environment that touches on every need of the black nurse entrepreneur from wellness to business practices.

Join us July 28-30th to get the support and tools you need to thrive and lead into the future as a Black Nurse Entrepreneur.

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Worthington

Renaissance Hotel

200 Main St, Fort Worth, Texas

Special rate available from 07/24/2022 to 08/02/2022.

Click the button below or you can call the Reservation Department (1-800-433-5677). THE DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2022.

THE SPEAKERS

LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS!

The Keynote Speakers

Dr. Scharmaine Lawson

FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Dr. Scharmaine Lawson is a nationally recognized and award-winning nurse practitioner in New Orleans. Dr. Lawson was inspired to make house calls while caring for her grandmother. While continuing her private practice she manages to find time to write and produce her Nola the Nurse® series of stories and activity books that introduce STEM fields to girls and boys of all ages.

Alice Benjamin

MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, FNP-C, CCRN, CEN

"Nurse Alice" Benjamin is a nationally board certified clinical nurse specialist and family nurse practitioner, speaker, educator, author, entrepreneur and mom. She specializes in cardiovascular health, critical care and emergency medicine and has well over 20+ years of experience. Known affectionately as America’s Favorite Nurse, Alice makes it her business to keep her finger on America’s pulse.

Sharon Addison

BSN, RN

Sharon Addison, RN (@RN2CEO) is a best-selling author, award winning radio personality and successful business owner. She is also an international speaker, board certified coach and empowerment business strategist. Addison encourages her clients to trust and embrace their passion so that they can discover their purpose, gain more freedom and flexibility and profit from their passion. Her global vision is to get 2 million women to take their dreams from Vision to Implementation®.

Elle Pierson

RN, MBA

Healthcare Consultant, Nurse, Author, TEDx Speaker, and Mentor to aspiring Healthcare Consultants are just a few of the many roles Elle Pierson encompases. Elle is the Principal Consultant and Founder of The Reputation Advisors, a Brand Experience & Crisis Communications Consulting Agency that helps organizations protect their brand from internal and external reputation threats.

Elle Pierson

RN, MBA

Healthcare Consultant, Nurse, Author, TEDx Speaker, and Mentor to aspiring Healthcare Consultants are just a few of the many roles Elle Pierson encompases. Elle is the Principal Consultant and Founder of The Reputation Advisors, a Brand Experience & Crisis Communications Consulting Agency that helps organizations protect their brand from internal and external reputation threats.

Dr. Scharmaine Lawson

FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Dr. Scharmaine Lawson is a nationally recognized and award-winning nurse practitioner in New Orleans. Dr. Lawson was inspired to make house calls while caring for her grandmother. While continuing her private practice she manages to find time to write and produce her Nola the Nurse® series of stories and activity books that introduce STEM fields to girls and boys of all ages.

Alice Benjamin

MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, FNP-C, CCRN, CEN

"Nurse Alice" Benjamin is a nationally board certified clinical nurse specialist and family nurse practitioner, speaker, educator, author, entrepreneur and mom. She specializes in cardiovascular health, critical care and emergency medicine and has well over 20+ years of experience. Known affectionately as America’s Favorite Nurse, Alice makes it her business to keep her finger on America’s pulse.

Sharon Addison

BSN, RN

Sharon Addison, RN (@RN2CEO) is a best-selling author, award-winning radio personality, and successful business owner. She is also an international speaker, board-certified coach, and empowerment business strategist. Addison encourages her clients to trust and embrace their passion so that they can discover their purpose, gain more freedom and flexibility, and profit from their passion. Her global vision is to get 2 million women to take their dreams from Vision to Implementation®.

The Breakout Speakers

Chioma Okeke

RN, BSN

Nurse Chioma Okeke is coaching and empowering nurses around the globe. The founder of Choosing Nursing is a seasoned Registered Nurse who works with graduate nurses to help them pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Tameka McKneely

Compliance Expert

Tameka is a Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur known by those closest to her as GLUE. One of her main passions is Compliance. She helps entrepreneurs set-up, start and sustain foundationally sound and compliant businesses, protecting them from penalties, fines, damaged reputations and business stoppages. While others teach how to make 6 to 7 figures in business she teaches how to KEEP 6 to 7 figures in business. She believes in order to be treated like a business you MUST look like a business.

Dr. Viola Pierce

DNP, RN, CEN

Dr. Viola Pierce is the CEO and founder of the VP Nursing Leadership, Training and Coaching. She is a nurse with more than 25 years of experience. Her goal is to change the face of healthcare as we know it along with changing our family situation. This is when you can work from anywhere around the world making money with the purpose that God originally designed for you.

Tamanika (Tammy) Marshall

APRN, FNP-C

Tammy is the founder of Lumin Diagnostic Services and its subsidiaries, La Lueur Health and Wellness and La Lueur Academy. She has been featured in DallasVoyage, NBC News, and KFVE Hawaii. She truly believes that the change you want to see begins with you.

Chioma Okeke

RN, BSN

Nurse Chioma Okeke is coaching and empowering nurses around the globe. The founder of Choosing Nursing is a seasoned Registered Nurse who works with graduate nurses to help them pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Dr. Viola Pierce

DNP, RN, CEN

Dr. Viola Pierce is the CEO and founder of the VP Nursing Leadership, Training and Coaching. She is a nurse with more than 25 years of experience. Her goal is to change the face of healthcare as we know it along with changing our family situation. This is when you can work from anywhere around the world making money with the purpose that God originally designed for you.

Tameka McKneely

Compliance Expert

Tameka is a Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur known by those closest to her as GLUE. One of her main passions is Compliance. She helps entrepreneurs set-up, start and sustain foundationally sound and compliant businesses, protecting them from penalties, fines, damaged reputations and business stoppages. While others teach how to make 6 to 7 figures in business she teaches how to KEEP 6 to 7 figures in business. She believes in order to be treated like a business you MUST look like a business.

Tamanika (Tammy) Marshall

APRN, FNP-C

Tammy is the founder of Lumin Diagnostic Services and its subsidiaries La Lueur Health and Wellness and La Lueur Academy. She has been featured in DallasVoyage, NBC News, and KFVE Hawaii. She truly believes that the change you want to see begins with you.

The Panelists

Dr. Latora Grant Scott

PhD, RN, CHFN,RYT

Dr. Latora is the owner of ECLIPSE Health Consultants, LLC and its affiliate The Nurse Doc Is Zen™ merging the art and science of Nursing and Yoga for holistic lifestyle coaching. Her mission is to normalize Self-care as an activity of daily living. Dr.Latora is passionate about empowering others to reach their optimal level of physical health and emotional wellbeing.

Tola Olabiyi

BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFN

Tola Olabiyi is a Life Coach and Career Strategist for Nurses. She is the founder and CEO of Nurses of Faith, an online apparel company that curates inspiration and affirmation apparel for nurses. Tola teaches nurses to develop additional streams of income by owning their own online retail store. Through the Nurses of Faith Platform, Tola also provides life and career resources through workshops, speaking engagements, conferences and coaching.

Jocelin T. Hood McElderry

BSN, RN

Meet Jocelin T. Hood McElderry, a Life Coach, Author, Motivational Speaker, Healthcare Provider, Servant and Kingdom Benefactor. She is the CEO of The Connection Specialist, LLC which helps Mid-Life Christian Women connect/reconnect with themselves to go on to be the Great that they were called to be.

Dr. Sandra Cleveland

PHD., RN, CNE, CPT

Dr. Cleveland is a nurse entrepreneur and educator, known as the “Digital Bestie”. She is the Founder and CEO of Tribe Consulting, LLC, helping to create digital products and optimize business processes. She is the author of the book Shred: Removing the layers to find your true purpose.

Sequoise Givens

AGNP-C

Sequoise is an empowerment/mindset coach, motivational speaker, and community leader. The CEO of Above Average Health and House Calls which made history as being the first medical clinic to be owned and operated by a nurse practitioner in Panola county. She is also the CEO of Above average labs and more, author of the book "No colored nurses" and co-owner of an online store, Shayla Os Ohhh so relaxing self-care products, that she owns with her 11-year daughter.

Dr. Latora Grant Scott

PhD, RN, CHFN,RYT

Dr. Latora is the owner of ECLIPSE Health Consultants, LLC and its affiliate The Nurse Doc Is Zen™ merging the art and science of Nursing and Yoga for holistic lifestyle coaching. Her mission is to normalize Self-care as an activity of daily living. Dr.Latora is passionate about empowering others to reach their optimal level of physical health and emotional wellbeing.

Jocelin T. Hood McElderry

BSN, RN

Meet Jocelin T. Hood McElderry, a Life Coach, Author, Motivational Speaker, Healthcare Provider, Servant and Kingdom Benefactor. She is the CEO of The Connection Specialist, LLC which helps Mid-Life Christian Women connect/reconnect with themselves to go on to be the Great that they were called to be.

Dr. Sandra Cleveland

PHD., RN, CNE, CPT

Dr. Cleveland is a nurse entrepreneur and educator, known as the “Digital Bestie”. She is the Founder and CEO of Tribe Consulting, LLC, helping to create digital products and optimize business processes. She is the author of the book Shred: Removing the layers to find your true purpose.

Sequoise Givens

AGNP-C

Sequoise is an empowerment/mindset coach, motivational speaker, and community leader. The CEO of Above Average Health and House Calls which made history as being the first medical clinic to be owned and operated by a nurse practitioner in Panola county. She is also the CEO of Above average labs and more, author of the book "No colored nurses" and co-owner of an online store, Shayla Os Ohhh so relaxing self-care products, that she owns with her 11-year daughter.

Tola Olabiyi

BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFN

Tola Olabiyi is a Life Coach and Career Strategist for Nurses. She is the founder and CEO of Nurses of Faith, an online apparel company that curates inspiration and affirmation apparel for nurses. Tola teaches nurses to develop additional streams of income by owning their own online retail store. Through the Nurses of Faith Platform, Tola also provides life and career resources through workshops, speaking engagements, conferences and coaching.

Meet The MC

Phyllis Carter-Riles
MHA, BSN, RN, CIC

Phyllis Carter-Riles is the founder of Phyllis C. Riles, LLC. Phyllis C. Riles Consulting, its premier program, is a healthcare consultancy designed to bridge the gap between healthcare and KingdomCARE through education, strategy, and camaraderie.  Leveraging her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Health Administration degrees, and Board Certification in Infection Control (CIC), Phyllis uses her more than thirty years of experience to promote health through innovative and insightful topics. A certified Six-Sigma Yellow Belt, Phyllis applies its process improvement principles to create programs that benefit the Kingdom of God and Healthcare.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN EXHIBITOR?

If you are the owner of your own business or if you are launching a new brand, you may think of becoming a Black Nurse Entrepreneurs Takeover Conference 2022 exhibitor!

Becoming an exhibitor provides you with plenty of opportunities to maximize your reach and spread brand awareness within our audience.

Becoming our exhibitor is not only a way for you to sell more products and services, but it also provides plenty of opportunities to network and to get to know other black nurse entrepreneurs!

If you are interested, email us at events@blacknurseentrepreneurs.com.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

All ticket sales are final. If you are unable to attend and would like to transfer your ticket to someone else, please contact us at events@blacknurseentrepreneurs.com

The deadline to transfer your ticket is July 8th by midnight CST.

Registration will be on July 28th starting at 3:00 pm CST. You will be issued a badge then.

Yes! Please check out the Elite group for instructions.

Business casual and comfortable.  Dress to impress.

There is on-site self-parking and valet.

No.  Currently, our event will be in person only.

All major credit cards are accepted.

We have arranged for exclusive rates with our hosting hotel just for you.  See more information under the “Hotel” section.

Or you can call the Reservation Department (1-800-433-5677) at the hotel and mention the Black Nurse Entrepreneur Conference to get the special group rate. The special rate applies for 3 days prior and 3 days post event.