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The Freelancers Conference 2020

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Build your business. Learn and expand your network. Exchange virtual business cards. 📇

Join us for 2 days of education and collaboration at the Freelancers Conference! 📅
Featuring more than 20 keynote and workshop sessions. 📝
Open to the public: freelancers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and beyond! 👋

Organized in partnership with Olora and SPARK Orlando. 🤝

All keynote and workshop sessions will be recorded. To gain access to conference recordings, donate directly to the Freelancers Relief Fund here.
  • Donate $15.50 - Receive recordings of the keynote sessions
  • Donate $30.50 - Receive recordings of the workshop sessions
  • Donate $45.50 - Receive recordings of ALL conference sessions

The Freelancers Relief Fund offers financial assistance to freelancers affected by the pandemic. You'll receive conference recordings 1 week after the event via email. 💌

Secure your spot today! 👉

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome to the Freelancers Conference 2020!
Welcome to the conference from Host Kofi Dadson, O'Shae Bridges of Olora, Kelly Lamano of SPARK Orlando!
Nana Kofi  Dadson O’Shae Bridges olora app SPARK Orlando Kelly Lamano
· Stage
Keynote Session: Side Hustle to Full-Time Business
Presented by Kayla O'Brien
Kayla OBrien
· Sessions
Workshop: The 1440 Method
Led by Andre Thornton
Andre Thornton
· Sessions
Workshop: Using Your Story to Create Change
Led by Marjorie Phoenix
Marjorie Phoenix
· Sessions
Workshop: Where's the Work?: Actionable Strategies for Finding Freelance Opportunities
Led by Kat Boogaard
Kat Boogaard
· Sessions
Workshop: My Financial Health
Led by Eddy Montalvo
Eddy Montalvo
· Expo
Expo
Explore the expo booths from our partners and discover tools to help grow your business!
SPARK Orlando olora app
· Networking
Networking
Connect with fellow freelancers! Randomized 1:1 video chats with other conference attendees.
SPARK Orlando olora app Nana Kofi  Dadson
· Networking
Intermission + Freelancers Union Remarks
Connect with attendees, explore the expo booths, and discover tools to grow your business! Featuring a message from Freelancers Union President Rafael Espinal.
Rafael Espinal Nana Kofi  Dadson
· Stage
Keynote: Freelancer or Wing-Builder?
Presented by Jim Hobart
Jim Hobart
· Sessions
Workshop: How to Build the Perfect Brand
Led by Berto Horne
Berto Horne
· Sessions
Workshop: The New SEO Formula for Freelancers
Led by Daniel Anzanello
Daniel Anzanello
· Sessions
Workshop: Starting Your Podcasting Journey
Led by Angelica Yarde
Angelica Yarde | IG @studio404paper
· Sessions
Workshop: Contracts, Negotiations & Getting Paid
Led by Whitney Gonzalez
Whitney Gonzalez
· Stage
Building a Steady Freelance Pipeline
Presented by Shirley Yang
Shirley Yang
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Presented by Olora and SPARK Orlando
Nana Kofi  Dadson O’Shae Bridges olora app SPARK Orlando Kelly Lamano
· Stage
Opening Remarks
Presented by Olora and SPARK Orlando
Nana Kofi  Dadson O’Shae Bridges olora app SPARK Orlando Kelly Lamano
· Stage
Keynote: YES! The answer to the next level of your business & life.
Presented by Darryll Stinson
Darryll Stinson
· Sessions
Workshop Q&A Session: Couples in Business
Q&A with Lindsay and Brandon Duensing
Lindsay Duensing
· Sessions
Workshop: You don’t need something new. Just use what you’ve got!
Led by David Lawrence
David Lawrence
· Sessions
Workshop: The Power of You: Building Your Confidence and Career Through Personal Branding
Led by Diane Diaz
Diane Diaz
· Sessions
Workshop: Why Legal Stuff Matters (Really….. It Does) and How to Get it Right
Led by Cheryl Borland
Cheryl Borland
· Networking
Networking + Break
Network with fellow attendees, explore the expo booths from our partners, and discover tools to help grow your business!
Nana Kofi  Dadson
· Stage
Keynote Panel: Building Your Business / Diversifying Income
Panel discussion with Lesley Batson, Jason McCullough, and Jeanette Johnson
Jason Nevin Chauniqua Major Sanjib Kalita Jenny DeWitt Nana Kofi  Dadson Jason McCullough Lesley Batson
· Sessions
Workshop: Key Steps to Creating Your Own Email Marketing Strategy
Led by Vanessa Matthew
Vanessa (Matthew) Rowley
· Sessions
Workshop: Starting Your Own Brand & Finding Your Passion
Led by Nicolette Francis
Nicollette  Francis
· Sessions
Workshop: Personal Finances for Freelancers
Led by Angela Ozar
Angela  Ozar
· Sessions
Workshop: How to Balance Your Health Goals with Work to Optimize Productivity, Performance, and Well-being
Led by Kait Richardson
Kait Richardson
· Stage
Keynote: Fostering Community Connection From a Distance During COVID-19
Presented by Katie Johnston
Katie Johnston
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Presented by Kofi Dadson, Olora and SPARK Orlando
Nana Kofi  Dadson O’Shae Bridges Ayo Duyile olora app Sara Neal SPARK Orlando Kelly Lamano

Speakers

Jenny DeWitt

Founder of Rebranded Media | Creator of the Townie Tourist

Jason Nevin

Owner of Lean On Me Web Development | Co-Founder of SPARK Atlanta

Sanjib Kalita

CEO & Founder, Guppy

Chauniqua Major

Founder of Project Pop (organic kettle corn) | Publicist | Content Creator

Lindsay Duensing

Co-founder of Craft & Common

Shirley Yang

Community, Braintrust

Marjorie Phoenix

Creativity Activist, Author, Speaker and curious creature.

Andre Thornton

CEO - Whitman Consulting

Vanessa (Matthew) Rowley

Bold Marketing Brand Strategist for Professional Service Providers

Jason McCullough

Business Consultant and Digital Strategist | Oak Radius

Eddy Montalvo

Financial Advisor - Freedom Financial Group

Katie Johnston

Founder and Director of Pulptown

Berto Horne

Founder, CEO - TPGent

Darryll Stinson

Speaker and Founder of Second Chance Athletes

Kayla OBrien

Video Creator | Owner of Kayla O'Brien Media

Daniel Anzanello

Founder and Digital Strategist - Think One Thing Strategic Marketing

Kait Richardson

Registered Dietitian

Angela Ozar

Freelance Copywriter

Whitney Gonzalez

Founder & CEO, Radiate Social

Cheryl Borland

Business attorney

David Lawrence

Portrait Photographer / Business Owner - David Lawrence Photography and Better Days Print Co

Diane Diaz

Speaking Coach & Personal Brand Strategist | Webinar Creator & Host | Speaker

Angelica Yarde | IG @studio404paper

Co-Producer of the Heart + Hustle Podcast

Nicollette Francis

Freelancer Digital Content Creator & Photographer

Jim Hobart

Founder of Macbeth Studio in Orlando, Florida

Lesley Batson

Rebel Rock Wealth | Financial Professional

Kat Boogaard

Freelance Writer

Nana Kofi Dadson

Journalist | King Kharisma

O’Shae Bridges

Olora Co-Founder | Conference Organizer

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Building Community by Connecting You to Places of Productivity and Giving You Rewards.

Ayo Duyile

Olora Co-Founder | Conference Organizer

Sara Neal

Lifestyle Photographer | Brand Warrior

Rafael Espinal

President of the Freelancers Union

SPARK Orlando

Community Founder | Local Chapter of the Freelancers Union

Kelly Lamano

Freelance Multimedia Storyteller | Conference Organizer | SPARK Orlando Co-Founder

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