Recap of 2009 Power Conference

| September 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Power Generation Conference 2009

A Plethora of Celebrities, Politicians, Entrepreneurs, and More Convened to Promote Philanthropy, Social Entrepreneurship, and Artistic Innovation

(Atlanta, GA – September 5, 2009) On Saturday, September 5, 2009, the Collective Renaissance Guild in partnership with the Woodruff Arts Center and the Andrew Young Foundation challenged Generation X to answer President Barack Obama’s call to service by hosting the inaugural Power Generation Conference 2009; a one-day interactive event featuring the Speak Out Marketplace (3 p.m. – 7 p.m.) and the Power Forum Awards Ceremony (7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.). Held at the prestigious Woodruff Arts Center, over 1800 attendees came out to explore various non-profit organizations for service and social entrepreneurship.

Highlight’s of the evening:

· Speak Out Marketplace: Hip Hop superstar Ludacris and Revered Joseph E Lowery presented Jamie Foxx with the Phoenix Award
· Power Forum Awards: The Collective Renaissance Guild honored Ambassador Andrew Young for civic service and André 3000 for artistic innovation

High profile attendees included: Ambassador Andrew Young, Joseph E. Lowery, Jamie Foxx, Ludacris, Senator Kasim Reed, Producer Bryan-Michael Cox, Killa Mike, Frankie (BET’s Frankie and Neffe), Toya (BET’s Tiny and Toya), OMG Girls (Daughters of Tiny and Toya), Durrty Boyz JNicks and ET, Tameka Raymond, Interscope’s Verse Simmonds, Rock City, UpFront Megatainment’s Devyne Stephens and his artists Krave and Majic Massey, celebrity stylist Middleman, and more.

About Collective Renaissance Guild: The mission of the Collective Renaissance Guild is to infuse the arts, philanthropy and social responsibility in the cultural landscape of the Power Generation while educating and providing models for subsequent generations. We are committed to cultivating community leadership, arts patronage, and philanthropy among the power brokers of our generation.

Photo credits:
Quinton Davis, Taun Henderson, & Dennis Byron

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