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COSIGN & Business Society Presents: The Blueprint Summit & Expo | August 11 – 12, 2018

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2018 Blueprint Summit & Expo

“The Blueprint Summit and Expo” is a two-day informative conference and small business expo sponsored by Tekeen, and is composed of micro-lectures, panel discussions, fireside chats and breakout sessions covering entrepreneurship, media, marketing, finance, technology, fashion, investments and beauty. Through engaging workshops and panel discussions, “The Blueprint Summit” provides hands-on experience and the blueprint to build a successful brand from the ground up, directly from successful industry professionals and the most inspiring entrepreneurs and innovators in our community. “The Blueprint Expo” is a creative shopping experience in which the community can show and meet some of Dallas’ best brands, entrepreneurs, artists, and creators, while supporting small businesses.

2 Keynotes | 10 Workshops | 30+ Speakers


Empire State of Mind: Turning Your Passion Into Your Paycheck
Holy Grail: Marketing Your Business in The Social Media Age
The Blueprint: Fundamentals for Starting Your Business
Show Me What You Got: The Face of Beauty
Dead Presidents: Raising Venture Capital for Your Business
SomewhereInAmerica: Media 101
Public Service Announcement: The Power of a COSIGN
Allure: Obtaining Event Sponsorship from Major Brands
Change Clothes: How To Build a Multi-million Dollar Fashion Brand
COSIGN Innovation: Creating in a Digital World

Who: Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Innovators, Creators, Thought Leaders, Moguls + more.
What: Blueprint Summit & Expo
When: August 11 – 12, 2018
Where: 10847 Sanden Dr. Dallas, TX 75238
Why: Receive the blueprint from industry professionals on how to become a successful entrepreneur in your industry.


Blake Ricciardi – Keynote Speaker
Founder/CEO of Popular Demand & Brand Wolves

Blake Ricciardi is the founder/CEO of Popular Demand, a streetwear brand that has sold millions in product and has been worn by celebrities ranging from Justin Bieber to Kevin Durant to DJ Khaled to Diddy. In just under five years, Popular Demand has partnered with companies ranging from Budweiser to XBOX to Def Jam Records and has been featured on HBO, Fox, ESPN, USA Today, Viceland and MTV.

Forbes Feature – How Blake Ricciardi Grew Popular Demand From Streetwear Brand Into A Lifestyle Giant
Huffington Post Feature – Playmakers: Blake Ricciardi is Making Brands Explode
Startup Grind Feature – Brand Storytelling + Content Marketing with Blake Ricciardi, CEO of Popular Demand



For information on becoming a sponsor or vendor for The Blueprint Summit & Expo email:

Vendor Booths Include:
-Admission for 2
-Standard vendor booth (6ft table and 2 chairs)
-Social Media promotion (via @cosignmag)
-Editorial on
-You will also be able to place promotional items in our VIP Gift bags.


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