Community Leaders and Professionals Raise Awareness On Economic Growth for Small Businesses

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Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala and The Women Of Global Change Team Together To Assist Communities To Create Opportunities To Network and Gain Professional Skills.

On November 20th, VIPeVENTS Concierge will host its Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala at The Luxurious BWI Hilton in Linthicum, MD. The concept of this initiative is to recognize community leaders as well their accomplishments in business. This event is designed to bring together professionals from the Baltimore - Washington area and across the country to raise awareness on economic growth throughout the State of Maryland for small businesses. The keynote speaker will be The Honorable Wes Adams, State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County, and invited guest includes Governor Larry Hogan, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Congressman Elijah Cummins, Senator Barbara Mikulski, and Senator Ben Cardin.

Honorees include Melissa Jenkins, Jeff Majors, Pamela Reaves, Brian Joubert, Frances Cuesta, Lynette Charles, Shellie Hunt, and Dr. Dawn Lindsay. The VIP Red Carpet Reception will be held from 6 – 7 pm sponsored by BMW and BB&T Bank.

Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala is focused on giving back to it's community based on their deep-rooted belief and understanding that strong community’s and support for youth is the backbone of success for individuals and society at large. The Gala has a history of supporting it's community with various events, as well as a proven track-record of organizing events for entrepreneurs in the Baltimore – Washington metro areas that facilitate networking and increase overall collaboration, business success, and visibility for participants. Among the annual community focused events are:

Holiday Toy Drive                            (Annually since 2013)
Chick Fil-A Food Program                         (Annually since 2013)
Back to School Backpack Drive            (Annually since 2012)
Black History Month Celebration        (Annually since 2012)

Wine on the Water in Annapolis
Wine, Spa and Network in Crofton
Various Corporate Affairs in the State of Maryland

These events clearly demonstrate the focus on education of the Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala, including scholarship and bringing the community together so all can succeed. In addition to youth centric events, the Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala also holds networking and professional development events throughout the year. Those events include:

VIPeVENTS Concierge is the passion and vision of Larry White Sr. Larry is a resident of the State of Maryland and founded VIPeVENTS Concierge in 2012 with the aim to contribute to his immediate community in Anne Arundel County, as well as spread the experience of networking, collaboration, and community engagement to all areas of the State of Maryland. VIPeVENTS Concierge is more than an event planning company, as they also include and fully integrate other crucial aspects for entrepreneurs into their business. Among those are marketing and transportation, for which they have established lasting and important partnerships that benefit all event participants and the community they serve.

VIPeVENTS Concierge is a successful and visible business in Maryland. Building upon that success, the company is expanding its reach and growth and actively engaging entrepreneurs from throughout the region, VIPeVENTS Concierge is now expanding their mission to the Mid-Atlantic region at large, with a new signature event that took place in Fredericksburg, VA on April 25, 2015. Their growth speaks for itself and clearly highlights the fact that they are filling a need for entrepreneurs in Maryland and beyond.

VIPeVENTS Concierge is seeking corporate partners to help them continue to offer great events that assist community and create opportunities to network and gain professional skills. Interested businesses and corporations can donate to the charity directly at The Women Of Global Change participates in communities and International projects of betterment. It is done through different programs, missions and adventures. WGC works together in business, power, and spirit to provide a better world for themselves, women, children, and humankind. Individuals engaged in WGC programs come from all over the world and engage with other women leaders from around the globe. They are mentored, educated, and empowered.

About Shellie Hunt
Shellie Hunt is Founder and CEO of The Women Of Global Change, Success is by Design LLC, ReMake MY Life LLC, and other multiple companies. A Global Entrepreneur, Business Strategist, International Speaker, and author of the “Success is by Design” Series, and TV executive producer. She is recipient of 2013 Humanitarian Award in Congress. As the First Lady of Entrepreneurs, she has served well over tens of thousands of women and children worldwide in communities and outreach programs. Shellie served on the national board of NWPC, and hosted the 2014 EMMA Awards.

Please join VIPeVENTS and WGC for a great evening of inspiration, motivation and communication!

For further information about the Entrepreneurs Gala:
Contact Information: 443.254.1098 | Email: ceo(at)

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