The Lion's Den 2021 Recap

Held on October 13 - 15th, 2021

Over 400 people attended the 8th annual event held at Samford University. Presented by Cedarworks, Inc., The Lion’s Den Main Event featured 3 companies: East African Power, Kijani Forestry, and Open Doors Centers. Their founders shared in front an audience of Samford students, Professional Summit attendees representing 7 countries and 15 states, and dozens more from Birmingham and the surrounding area. Five lions formed our panel with Keynote Speaker Mark Whitacre, Samford Student Camilla Lemons, Robert Bush of IBEC Ventures, Betsy Holloway of Samford, and Chuck Welden of WeldenField Development.

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Keynote Address

Keynote speaker, Mark Whitacre, shares his experiences to gathered guests of the Professional Summit with lunch buffet served.

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The Lion's Den Main Event

Martin Briggs of ULECx Market invites presenting companies to showcase their work in front of over 400 attendees with a panel of Lions.”

Other Activities at The Lion's Den 2021

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Opening Plenary Session

Welcome and Overview from colleagues and friends at Cedarworks,Inc. and around the BAM ecosystem.

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Summit Breakout (A)

Topics and Issues affecting Christian Professionals in the BAM Ecosystem and beyond.

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Summit Breakout (B)

Topics and Issues affecting Christian Professionals in the BAM Ecosystem and beyond.

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Summit Lunch

Gathering In-person of Professional Summit attendees for 8th annual luncheon at The Lion’s Den

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Keynote Address

Keynote speaker, Mark Whitacre, shares his experiences to gathered guests of the Professional Summit with lunch buffet served.

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Afternoon Plenary Session

Final Session covering day’s discussion and the road ahead.

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The Lion's Den Main Event

Martin Briggs of ULECx Market invites presenting companies East African Power, Kijani Forestry, and Open Doors Centers to showcase their work in front of over 400 attendees while a panel of lions (Mark Whitacre, Robert Bush, Betsy Holloway, Camilla Lemons, and Chuck Welden) ask pointed questions across a quadruple bottom line of financial, social, environmental, and spiritual impacts.

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