Join Wisconsin’s most influential leaders of color at the first-ever gathering of its kind


Save the Date! October 17-18, 2019.

Ho-Chunk Gaming and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells

Madison365 and The Ho-Chunk Nation invite you to join Wisconsin’s most influential leaders of color in business, government, education and the nonprofit sector for two days of discussion, networking, professional development and planning for the future of communities of color across the state.

Everyone on Madison365’s Black Power and Sí Se Puede lists -- our annual lists of the most influential Black and Latinx leaders in Wisconsin -- will be invited to attend, and you’re invited to come network with and learn from them. You’ll also learn from your peers in attendance. This could be the best professional development event you attend this year!


Learn about the high-caliber people you’ll be able to meet at the Summit:

Black Power 2015

Sí Se Puede 2016

Black Power 2016

Sí Se Puede 2017

Black Power 2017


The conference will feature:

  • Panel discussions on a wide variety of issues, including education, health, faith, incarceration and law enforcement, entrepreneurship, and more

  • Gala dinner with community arts showcase

  • Wisconsin Leadership Awards

  • Social events and networking time

  • Much more

Full 2-day conference registration, including dinner, is $200.
Honorees on any of our Black Power or Sí Se Puede Lists may register at no charge.
Conference attendees may also invite additional guests for dinner for $75.



About the MC  - Brandon Williams

Former Badger and NFL wide receiver Brandon Williams will serve as your Master of Ceremonies and Host for the event. Now, since leaving the NFL in 2010, Brandon is on the front lines when it comes to motivating, educating and empowering athletes, entrepreneurs and executives on the importance of creating a winning culture. As an entrepreneur himself he successfully runs Madison Noteworthy, a video based website that captures the stories of noteworthy Entrepreneurs in Madison. His book, Millionaire Mindset – 7 Principles Athletes Need to Gain Financial Freedom, is enhanced with essential principles to give aspiring professional athletes, and current professional athletes, the tools to create a blueprint for financial freedom. Brandon’s success formula? Passion + Purpose = Success.