The Bob Wright Symposium on Business Empowerment, originally scheduled for September, has been rescheduled for next month.
The event will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. ABC News Anchor and Reporter Byron Pitts will serve as moderator.
The symposium is named for Bob Wright, a Columbus native who became an eye doctor and served on Columbus Council before rising to become a millionaire businessman and a philanthropist. He also serves on the board of directors with Columbus-based Aflac.
The event is sponsored by the Education Foundation of Delta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
Judy Smith, the real-life inspiration for the hit TV show “Scandal,” will be a guest speaker at the event. Other speakers will include Eric Bailey, founder of Bailey Wealth Advisors; Veronica Biggins, managing partner of Diversified Search and Cavanaugh Mims, president of Visionary & VS Group.
Individual tickets are available for $170 each. For sponsorship opportunities, contact SirMichael Jones at 706-330-8051. For more information about the event and to register, visit www.bwsbe.com.