7 Conferences Creatives and Entrepreneurs Must Attend in 2018

This year, learning and creating are my top priorities. To make sure I’m continuously working on both, I made the intentions of scrolling through social media less, reading and writing more and mainly, investing in my career. I’ll admit, it took me quite some time to finally get to this point where I see myself as my best investment.

My mindset now is all about investing in opportunities that add value to my life, aid in my personal and entrepreneurial growth, enhance mindfulness and hopefully meet and network with like-minded people throughout my journey. Do you have similar priorities that you’re working towards achieving this year? If so, here are seven conferences to attend that will help nurture your creative and entrepreneurial goals – one in which I’ve attended and others that are on my wish list.

SXSW (South by Southwest)
Dates: March 9 – 18, 2018

SXSW is an interactive music and film festival that people from all over the world interested in the arts, travel to Austin, Texas to attend. With events including everything from networking and concerts to speeches and workshops, this conference is hosted at multiple venues throughout the city and spans for 10 days. Expect to see a big range of activities from the likes of past events including singer, Kelis, serving jerk ribs from a food truck to a keynote speech from Barack Obama. Tickets range from $825 to $1650, although there are some discounts and free events available to attendees.

Well Read Black Girl
Dates: Pending

Attracting more than 250 Black women from