Premier Starter X Top Figure Present: 

THE GROWTH CONFERENCE
July 16-17, St.  Paul, MN
Join this incredible event designed specifically for today's brightest and boldest young entrepreneurs in the industry. The countdown begins...
July 16-17th, 2022
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Hosted by 
Salman Elmi, Asia Mohamed, & Abdi Hassan 
These young entrepreneurs wanted to be the change in their communities. Asia Mohamed the Founder/CEO of Premier Starter a Financial Growth company and Salman & Abdi Co-Founders of Top Figure an E-commerce Community created a powerful partnership after helping thousands of people within their community learn the power of financial literacy and e-commerce. These young entrepreneurs have decided to put action into what they preach & take GROWTH to the next level & host the 2nd Annual Premier Starter x Top Figure "GROWTH" conference which is geared towards youth/young adults who are aspiring entrepreneurs & professionals. 
Hosted by
Salman Elmi, Asia Mohamed, & Abdi Hassan 
These young entrepreneurs wanted to be the change in their communities. Asia Mohamed the Founder/CEO of Premier Starter a Financial Growth company and Salman & Abdi Co-Founders of Top Figure an E-commerce Community created a powerful partnership after helping thousands of people within their community learn the power of financial literacy and e-commerce. These young entrepreneurs have decided to put action into what they preach & take GROWTH to the next level & host the 2nd Annual Premier Starter x Top Figure "GROWTH" conference which is geared towards youth/young adults who are aspiring entrepreneurs & professionals. 
It's Time To Get Inspired
Creating The Next Rising Stars
Surround Your Self With High Level Entrepreneurs & Professionals From Different Industries! Take YOU & YOUR Business To The Next Level.

Tickets Are Now Live!

It's Time To Get Inspired
Creating The Next Rising Stars
Surround Your Self With High Level Entrepreneurs & Professionals From Different Industries! Take YOU & YOUR Business To The Next Level.
Growth Event Schedule
July 16-17th
JULY 16th V.I.P Mixer 5pm-9pm
All Panelists & V.I.P Members will attend a special dinner to network together. More details will be released! 
July 17th @ 11AM: Check-in 

Asia Mohamed

Keana

12:30pm
Opening
Welcoming you to the Growth Conference. 

Lets Meet our Founder: 

Asia Mohamed (Aceyaa) passion is to impact the lives of the next generation of BIPOC entrepreneurs. She focuses on setting a core foundation with your mindset, business resources, and financial education. She amplifies the voices of entrepreneurs of color. 

Aceyaa has assisted entrepreneurs all over the United States, Canada, U.K., and Australia start, launch, and obtain 1M in funding in their businesses. She is focused on closing the financial literacy gap in the United States and globally. 

Keana Burr, CEO and Certified Mindset and Fitness Coach at Transcend Body & Mind. She has a degree in both biology and psychology.

Her goal is to create an example of what’s possible to achieve in life for any individual by a shift of mindset. She uses cognitive psychology techniques that lead to ridiculously rapid change.  

Jeff Abuy

P.J. Hill

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Securing The Bag 💰
What you don’t know you won’t search for. 
Racial Equity is a process of eliminating racial disparities and improving outcomes for everyone. It is the intentional and continual practice of changing policies, practices, systems, and structures by prioritizing measurable change in the lives of people of color.

Lets meet our Speakers: 

Jeff Abuy is an economic futurist and expert in economic development. His goal is to add $43 Billion to local U.S. economies by 2032 with $1 Billion allocated to Minneapolis-Saint Paul-Bloomington, MN.

He is the Founding CEO for 2043 SBC, an economic development firm at the intersection of people, capital, and infrastructure.

PJ Hill is a community rockstar & Advisor at NorthRock Partners with more than a decade of success building businesses & partnerships. He is a master of relationships & finance. He brings his competitiveness in sports as a professional athlete to the business world. He has wealth of experiences to share along with ways minorities can acquire & build wealth in this environment. 

Omer Reshid

Antione Jenkins

2:30 - 3:00pm
Monetizing Content Creation
Let’s meet our Speakers: 

Omer Reshid Real Estate Agent Licensed Realtor® in DC/MD/VA. 
Real estate agent & content creator Omer does it all. Omer was previously at Zest Social Media Solutions and was a TV host. Omer gives his clients the best online presence to sell their properties. Omer creates content that educates his audience and makes it enjoyable to view. Omer with his social media following has capitalized on his social media to sell over $337M in Real Estate in 2021.


Antione Jenkins, Founder of Antz Creationz
Minneapolis-based brand pushing the boundaries on not only fashion but the culture surrounded by it. What started out as a hobby in 2016 soon turned into a brand. Designing custom sneakers and apparel and posting his work social media got him recognition & partnerships by the top artists, athletes, & celebrities. He will be breaking down how he has leveraged social media to gain attention & build a brand online. 

His goal is to show there’s no limit to what a brand of creatives can create. To show that Minnesota has more than snow. When people hear Minnesota he want them them feel the same excitement he does.

Shelisa Demuth

Misky Abshir

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Minorities In Tech
Diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential especially in tech. Black Americans represent 7% of tech employees. As of 2020, 67% of tech companies are comprised of less than 5% of Black employees.

Let’s meet our Speakers: 

Shelisa Demuth - Executive Director of Beta 
Beta.MN develops Minnesota’s next generation of business leaders by inspiring and educating first-time founders. We nurture these scalable small businesses so that they can grow to become our next Fortune 100s.

Misky Abshir - Founder of Noma Capital a venture capital firm focused on African diaspora founders. Misky is an Infrastructure engineer at BNY Mellon and a champion for advocating for young female engineers & founders. Her life's mission has always been to pour into others.

Ilhan Jama

Waheed Zai

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Minorities In The MetaVerse
The world is changing and with the rise in our nation for diversity, equity, and inclusion the metaverse will represent a massive impact/opportunity to magnify diversity for creators, artists, and their voices. 

Meet the Speakers: 

Ilhan Jama (ilhan.eth), Founder of UnLearningx is currently working in Cybersecurity. She launched UnLearningx to amplify her voice in Metaverse. Unlearningx is a movement, community, & a startup designed to educate, onboard, & distribute Web 3.0 value.


Waheed Zai, founder of Smilesss a self-taught digital artist. The Smilesss Collection features 8,888 generative characters. Not only is he shaking up the art world in NFT space. Waheed is an icon! He consistently ranks in the top 100 on Opensea. Waheed has also done an album cover featuring his art. Let’s also mention his positive approach & community evolvement Waheed is truly what Minorities in the Metaverse represents.

4:45PM-6pm: Dinner Break

Anthony Carter

6:00pm - 6:45pm
The Future of E-commerce
The e-commerce industry is expected to grow by almost $11 trillion between 2021 and 2025. As businesses came online during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global trend toward digitization surged ahead at lightning speed. Even as regions begin to reopen, ecommerce growth keeps climbing.

Meet Anthony Carter is The Social Closer.

He’s been able to found & co-founded multiple 6-figure & 7-figure ventures. His team and him have been responsible for over $35 Million in revenue for his collective clients across an eclectic pool of industries.

The Digital Sisterhood

7pm - 8:00pm
The Importance of Story Telling
The Digital Sisterhood cultivated conversation in a way that has been historical. 

The Digital Sisterhood is a platform that aims to unite women of color and counter the pre-existing narrative on what it means to be a Muslim woman. Telling your brand story is important & The Digital Sisterhood will cover what it means to tell your brand story. 

TDS has been recognized globally. TDS was listed in the Top 100 MOST INNOVATIVE GLOBAL MUSLIM STARTUPS. TDS has also been featured by Buzz Feed UK, Toronto Star, Grazia Middle East, Arab News, and Muslim Women Times. 

TDS HAS CROSSED OVER 2M Downloads and currently averages +500k Monthly Listeners across 65+ countries. 

8PM-9PM:  Award Ceremony
Introducing Growth Conference Awards! Highlighting amazing individuals & brands for great achievement.
Growth Event Schedule
July 16-17th
JULY 16th (5pm-9pm)
All Panelists & V.I.P Members will attend a special dinner to network together. More details will be released! 
July 17th @ 11AM: Check-in 
12:00pm
Opening
Welcoming you to the Growth Conference. 

Asia Mohamed (Aceyaa) passion is to impact the lives of the next generation of BIPOC entrepreneurs. She focuses on setting a core foundation with your mindset, business resources, and financial education. She amplifies the voices of entrepreneurs of color. 

Aceyaa has assisted entrepreneurs all over the United States, Canada, U.K., and Australia start, launch, and obtain 1M in funding in their businesses. She is focused on closing the financial literacy gap in the United States and globally. 

Keana Burr, CEO and Certified Mindset and Fitness Coach at Transcend Body & Mind. She has a degree in both biology and psychology.

Her goal is to create an example of what’s possible to achieve in life for any individual by a shift of mindset.  She uses cognitive psychology techniques that lead to ridiculously rapid change.  
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Securing The Bag
What you don’t know you won’t search for. 
Racial Equity is a process of eliminating racial disparities and improving outcomes for everyone. It is the intentional and continual practice of changing policies, practices, systems, and structures by prioritizing measurable change in the lives of people of color.

Lets meet our Speakers: 

Jeff Abuy is an economic futurist and expert in economic development. His goal is to add $43 Billion to local U.S. economies by 2032 with $1 Billion allocated to Minneapolis-Saint Paul-Bloomington, MN.

He is the Founding CEO for 2043 SBC, an economic development firm at the intersection of people, capital, and infrastructure.

PJ Hill is a community rockstar & Advisor at NorthRock Partners with more than a decade of success building businesses & partnerships. He is a master of relationships & finance. He brings his competitiveness in sports as a professional athlete to the business world. He has wealth of experiences to share along with ways minorities can acquire & build wealth in this environment. 
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Monetizing Content Creation
Omer Reshid Real Estate Agent Licensed Realtor® in DC/MD/VA. 

Real estate agent & content creator Omer does it all. Omer was previously at Zest Social Media Solutions and was a TV host. Omer gives his clients the best online presence to sell their properties. Omer creates content that educates his audience and makes it enjoyable to view. Omer with his social media following has capitalized on his social media to sell over $337M in Real Estate in 2021.


Antione Jenkins, Founder of Antz Creationz

Minneapolis-based brand pushing the boundaries on not only fashion but the culture surrounded by it. What started out as a hobby in 2016 soon turned into a brand. Designing custom sneakers and apparel and posting his work social media got him recognition & partnerships by the top artists, athletes, & celebrities. He will be breaking down how he has leveraged social media to gain attention & build a brand online. 

His goal is to show there’s no limit to what a brand of creatives can create. To show that Minnesota has more than snow. When people hear Minnesota he want them them feel the same excitement he does.
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Minorities In Tech
Diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential especially in tech. Black Americans represent 7% of tech employees. As of 2020, 67% of tech companies are comprised of less than 5% of Black employees.

Let’s meet our Speakers: 

Shelisa Demuth - Executive Director of Beta 
Beta.MN develops Minnesota’s next generation of business leaders by inspiring and educating first-time founders. We nurture these scalable small businesses so that they can grow to become our next Fortune 100s.

Misky Abshir - Founder of Noma Capital a venture capital firm focused on African diaspora founders. Misky is an Infrastructure engineer at BNY Mellon and a champion for advocating for young female engineers & founders. Her life's mission has always been to pour into others.
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Minorities In The MetaVerse
The world is changing and with the rise in our nation for diversity, equity, and inclusion the metaverse will represent a massive impact/opportunity to magnify diversity for creators, artists, and their voices. 

Meet the Speakers: 

Ilhan Jama (ilhan.eth), Founder of UnLearningx is currently working in Cybersecurity. She launched UnLearningx to amplify her voice in Metaverse. Unlearningx is a movement, community, & a startup designed to educate, onboard, & distribute Web 3.0 value.

Waheed Zai, founder of Smilesss a self-taught digital artist. The Smilesss Collection features 8,888 generative characters. Not only is he shaking up the art world in NFT space. Waheed is an icon! He consistently ranks in the top 100 on Opensea. Waheed has also done an album cover featuring his art. Let’s also mention his positive approach & community evolvement Waheed is truly what Minorities in the Metaverse represents.
4:45PM-6:00pm: Dinner Break
6:00pm - 6:45pm
The Future of E-commerce
The e-commerce industry is expected to grow by almost $11 trillion between 2021 and 2025. As businesses came online during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global trend toward digitization surged ahead at lightning speed. Even as regions begin to reopen, ecommerce growth keeps climbing.

Meet Anthony Carter

He’s been able to found & co-founded multiple 6-figure & 7-figure ventures. Him & his team have been responsible for over $35 Million in revenue for his collective clients across an eclectic pool of industries.
7:pm - 8:00pm
The Importance of Story Telling
The Digital Sisterhood cultivated conversation in a way that has been historical. 

The Digital Sisterhood is a platform that aims to unite women of color and counter the pre-existing narrative on what it means to be a Muslim woman. Telling your brand story is important & The Digital Sisterhood will cover what it means to tell your brand story. 

TDS has been recognized globally. TDS was listed in the Top 100 MOST INNOVATIVE GLOBAL MUSLIM STARTUPS. TDS has also been featured by Buzz Feed UK, Toronto Star, Grazia Middle East, Arab News, and Muslim Women Times. 

TDS HAS CROSSED OVER 2M Downloads and currently averages +500k Monthly Listeners across 65+ countries. 
8PM-9PM: Award Ceremony
     Introducing Growth Conference Awards! Highlighting amazing individuals & brands for great achievement.
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