About POP Marketplace Conference
Power of Partnering Marketplace (POP) is an annual conference in Atlanta bringing together hundreds of women entrepreneurs, business leaders, corporations and procurement professionals. This two-day conference delivers valuable connections, training, innovative thinking and takeaways designed to help you reach your procurement and business goals.
Day One – Aug. 26th, 2019:
Country Club of the South – 4100 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022
The 2019 POP Marketplace Golf Tournament will be held at the Country Club of the South. Participants will enjoy a day of business leisure and networking!
Day Two – Aug. 27th, 2019:
Gwinnett Infinite Energy Center – 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, Ga 30097
Delivers critical value to certified WBEs and corporate members and will be fully-loaded with development breakout sessions. The Marketplace Luncheon includes inspirational speakers, a Corporate procurement activity, and much, much more.
Combined Day 1 and Day 2 Sponsorship Opportunities are also available!
Meet Our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Shawne Duperon!
With a PhD in communication and an expertise in good gossip, Dr. Shawne Duperon is considered to be one of the most innovative speakers and consultants on engagement today. Her social reach tops 100 million a month.
From London, Athens, Munich and across North America, Dr. Shawne educates corporations, universities, governments and entrepreneurs, on how to effectively communicate resulting in increased engagement, retention, agility and creativity in the workplace. Her progressive teachings on Forgiveness as a Leadership Skill, shift corporate cultures and amplify respect. Her case study, Project Forgive, a non-profit and non-religious educational foundation, focuses on mental health and business programs that make a difference for Veterans and those who make a difference in the juvenile justice system.
This Six-Time EMMY® winner has been featured on CNN, ABC, Inc. Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, to name a few. As a scholar, Dr. Shawne’s expertise is leading-edge. Applying gossip theory, her disruptive strategies caused Project Forgive to go viral, garnering an endorsement from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the honor of a 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for her work on global leadership.
Thank you to all of our corporate members, sponsors and WBEs who attended the 2018 POP Marketplace Conference.