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    Join me at one of my events, tap into your unlimited possibilities and start enjoying the thrill of a life, career, and business in the fast lane.

    Events with private clients as well as public events are listed on this page. Check back often for updates.

    Upcoming events:


    Birmingham, Alabama

    February 20, 2018 - 14th Annual A.G. Gaston Conference

    André will deliver the keynote for this annual conference focused on economic empowerment which brings together business and political leaders, entrepreneurs, and other professionals in celebration of the ideals established by the legendary businessman.

    More details about this event here:

    New York City

    March 31, 2018 - Premier Personal Brand Mastermind

    André will conduct a daylong session on advanced strategies to defining, building, and leveraging a personal brand with a special emphasis on attracting revenues, partnerships, and alliances. This is a small group format with limited participation to enable an indepth focus on the learning and strategic planning of attendees. For information on availability and participation email:

    New York City

    April 26, 2018 - Keynote: Change Management

    André will be delivering a keynote message for a private corporate event. This is event is not open to the public but please contact us to have Andre visit your organization to address your group. For inquiries about Andre's availability and to explore topics to address your needs, email us:

    New York City

    June 8, 2018 - Reunion 2018: LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts

    It's been 40 years since André graduated from High School. He attended "Music & Art" in Harlem, New York, at 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. He'll be back to the school known as "The Castle on the Hill," during the 40th Reunion of his class of 1978, to share an inspirational message with his fellow classmates, friends, and the school family. To get more information about the event, and to attend contact, Janine Fondon 413-221-7931 or email her at |

    New York City

    June 12, 2018 - New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Business Council

    André will be delivering a keynote message for Business Opportunity Exchange 2018, an event from the New York New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council. How do you optimize the MBE/Corporate relationship? How do you leverage the unique opportunities that exist? There are five MUSTS relevant to MBEs and corporations that André has found to be crucial to the success of these relationships. During this keynote message, André will take you inside his successes with corporate alliances to help both MBEs and corporations optimize the enormous business opportunities in working together. Don’t miss this session. More info at

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    August 9-10, 2018 - National Sales Network Conference

    André will be delivering two sales workshops at the NSN Annual Conference and Career Fair. The conference theme is "The Purpose Driven Career." You can find more information and register for the conference at

    New York City

    September 2, 2018 - USTA Semi-Annual Meeting

    André will be a panelist at the USTA's Semi-Annual Meeting exploring the topic of Diversity & Inclusion. The panel, "D&I: Realworld Examples of Shifting from Goodwill to Good for Business" will be moderated by D.A. Abrams, USTA Chief Diversity Officer and also include Renee Tirado, Chief Diversity Officer, Major League Baseball and Kathleen Navarro, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life Insurance Company. This is a private event.

    Wellesley, Massachusetts

    September 19, 2018 - Babson College

    André will be speaking to Babson College staff. This is a private event.

    White Plains, New York

    October 2 - Urban League of Westchester

    Workshop: Entrepreneurship in Action

    André will conduct a three hour workshop in partnership with the Urban League of Westchester.  In this workshop, you’ll learn the 10 qualities of high-potential businesses including the best way to get started, the best way to get those early customers and clients, and how to keep them coming. No matter what kind of business you are launching or building, this workshop will provide you with both strategic thinking and tangible tactics you can implement to help you become more successful. You can find out more information and register for the workshop by calling the Urban League of Westchester offices: 914-428-6300. Or visit online:


    FREE Master Class: Selling While Black : 7 Challenges and Solutions

    Join author and entrepreneur, André Taylor, for this FREE Master Class, covering the unique challenges faced by Black sales professionals, entrepreneurs, business development executives, and anyone focused on attracting more revenue, clients, customers, donors, and members. André explores the top 7 challenges you face, Selling While Black, and solutions to those challenges.

    You’ll learn:

    How to make more money selling by addressing those unspoken challenges that exist, that we don’t talk about.

    How what we do is often perceived differently when selling, and how to make this work to your advantage – and not disadvantage.

    The most effective sales strategies you may not be applying to your work that makes all the difference in your success.



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