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The Enhancement Foundation (TEF) 

       The 2024 Small Biz EmPower Fest Kingdom Conference

Theme: Empowering Small Businesses to Build Legacies for the Future

Preparing Your Business Legacy Now for Unlimited Business Opportunities


The Enhancement Foundation (TEF), a IRS 501 (C)(3) IRS approved host for the 2024 Small Biz EmPower Fest Kingdom Conference scheduled for Saturday, September 7, 2024, at the Drury Hotel Plaza located at 11049 West, Broad Street, Glen Allen, Virginia.  Check-In Time Begins:  7:45am- and Start Time 8:00am Program Time: 8:30am-3:45pm.

This day will provide a platform for empowering small businesses to build legacies for the future refers to a comprehensive approach or framework that supports and enables small businesses to create a lasting impact and success. It may include various resources, tools, and strategies aimed at helping small businesses thrive and grow, while also ensuring their long-term sustainability and ability to leave a lasting legacy.

"Preparing small business legacy now for unlimited business opportunities" will encourage small businesses to take proactive steps and actions to ensure that their small businesses are well-positioned to capitalize on a wide range of potential business opportunities in the future. This involves strategic planning, building a strong foundation, cultivating a positive reputation, establishing strong relationships with customers and partners, continuously improving and adapting, and embracing innovation and technology. By doing so, small businesses can enhance their chances of success and maximize their potential for growth and expansion.


Scriptural Theme: Matthew 19:26 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” 

Purposeful Plan: Therefore, the plan of the conference will focus on empowering small businesses to recognize their inherent worth, value, and significance to this community, the nation and the world. This event provides practical tools, guidance, and encouragement for small businesses helping them navigate the challenges of starting and remaining a seasoned business owner while embracing their divine destiny. It is the plan of the Visionary, to ensure that small businesses are exposed to the following during this conference.

1. Defining a Clear Vision and Mission:
Small businesses should have a clear vision and mission statement that outlines their long-term goals and purpose. This will serve as a guiding light and help them stay focused on their objectives.

2. Embracing Innovation and Adaptability: In an ever-changing business landscape, it is crucial for small businesses to embrace innovation and adapt to new technologies, trends, and customer demands. Regularly assess the market and industry trends and be willing to evolve and adjust strategies accordingly.

3. Building a Strong Online Presence: In today's digital age, having a strong online presence is essential for small businesses. Invest in building a user-friendly website, optimize it for search engines, and utilize social media platforms to connect with customers, promote products or services, and build brand awareness.

4. Prioritizing Customer Experience: Providing exceptional customer experience should be a top priority for small businesses. Focus on understanding customer needs, addressing their pain points, and going the extra mile to exceed their expectations. Develop a customer-centric approach to build loyalty and attract new customers through positive reviews and word-of-mouth recommendations.

5. Fostering Strategic Partnerships: Collaborate with complementary businesses or industry influencers to expand reach and tap into new customer segments. Strategic partnerships can help small businesses access new resources, share expertise, and gain credibility.

6. Investing in Employee Development: Small businesses should prioritize investing in their employees' growth and development. Provide training opportunities, encourage continuous learning, and create a positive work culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, and a sense of purpose.

7. Implementing Effective Marketing Strategies: Develop a comprehensive marketing plan that utilizes various channels such as social media, content marketing, email marketing, and online advertising. Tailor marketing strategies to target specific customer segments and measure the effectiveness of campaigns to make data-driven decisions.

8. Monitoring Financial Health: Regularly monitor and analyze financial performance to ensure profitability and sustainability. Keep track of cash flow, manage expenses, and seek professional advice if needed to make informed financial decisions.

9. Staying Agile and Resilient: Small businesses should be prepared to navigate challenges and setbacks. Cultivate resilience, adaptability, and a positive mindset to overcome obstacles and seize new opportunities.

10. Seeking Feedback and Continuous Improvement: Actively seek feedback from customers, employees, and industry experts to gain insights into areas of improvement. Regularly evaluate business strategies, processes, and customer satisfaction to implement necessary changes and drive continuous improvement.

By implementing these strategies and remaining proactive, small businesses can position themselves for long-term success in an ever-evolving business


The goal of the 2024 Small Biz EmPower Fest Kingdom Conference is to provide small business owners with the tools, resources, and connections they need to navigate the current business landscape successfully. The conference aims to help attendees focus on critical business activities, despite distractions, and embrace the true needs of business owners to grow rapidly and effectively. By participating in the conference, business owners can develop meaningful connections, deepen customer and client relationships, improve product development, and address service needs to enhance their business profitability and success. Ultimately, the goal of the conference is to empower small business owners to thrive and succeed in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

The Visionary of the Conference:  

Special guest and program participants will include:

  • Pastor Brenda Campbell-Robinson, MSW/MBA, is the Founding Executive Director of the Enhancement Foundation,  Business Team LeadEconomic Empowerment Ministry, and CEO of USSMC.

  • Minister William G. "Bill" Robinson is part of the USSMC (TEF Business Team).Dr. Rev. Sheilah Belle, The Belle Journalist, Mid-Day Personality & Music Director of Praise 104.7 FM

  • Pastor Dr. Pamela, J. Smith-Downing, ODU and VWIEC Program

  • Bishop Daniel Robertson, Jr.

  • Minister Linda Clark

  • Minister Carolyn Minor Daughtry

  • Elder Sundra Johnson, Economic, Empowerment Ministry, Mt. Gilead, FGIM

  • Retired Sargeant First Class Francine R. Williams, CEO GNUS

  • Mrs. Oni Hunter, CEO, Soaring Eagles

  • Lynn Mann, APEX Accelerators

  • Ms. Lisette Johnson, City of Richmond

  • Mr. Jim Martin, SCORE

  • Mr. Martin Short SBA

  • Dr. Angela Porter, Department of Veteran Services

  • Governor Youngkin or Representative 

  • Richmond Chamber of Commerce

  • Rep Civ US Army OSBP

  • Charmane Johnson, CSJ

  • Carlos Talley, Sheriff's Office


This conference fosters community and support for businesses, providing an opportunity to connect, share experiences, and find encouragement in their Kingdom journey. Don't miss out on this valuable event. Your participation will enhance the conference, offering a unique perspective from God's revelation that you can share with others.


Sponsors: Come and support your small businesses. Let's be on one accord. We will be honoring special small businesses on that day. If you know someone who should be at this conference, please support them in attending.



Please note: The registration and payment deadline are 2024.  Donations for Foundations of Love Ministries (FOLM) can be made at the event used in the provided event envelopes and donor names will be added to our website.


Please Note: Event attendees cannot register or purchase tickets at the door on the day of the event. Our optional Eventbrite page will go live before the end of March 2024, and the information from this press release will also be available there.

Sponsors, Exhibitors and Advertisers should register and make payments on our website using the links below. The deadline for inclusion in the program booklet is Thursday, August 15, 2024. No exceptions or refunds will be given. Pre-order your catered brunch menu and choose (1) food option and advance hotel accommodations are available at a special group rate using the event code located on our website.

If you have any questions send an email to:

We thank you all in advance for those who have registered, became a sponsor, or an advertiser, or exhibitor for all donations.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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