Build Your Own Brand Retreat is one of the largest self-care and creative gatherings for creators of color in the nation! Join us Memorial Day Weekend in MIAMI, FL for an entire weekend of inspiring keynotes, breakthrough workshops, and deep collaboration.

Miami Speakers

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Schedule & Breakouts

4+ Inspiring Keynotes, 35+ Breakout Sessions, 2.5 Days of Rich Networking, and the Biz-Cation of a Lifetime. Meet your favorite speakers, influencers, and learn the latest & greatest industry trends. Arrive Friday evening for Early Registration and Happy Hour Networking Events. On Saturday and Sunday, expect full days from 9am-5pm! If your schedule permits, stay for Memorial Day Weekend and take a Self-Care Day. You DESERVE IT!

Intercontinental Downtown

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Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is #BYOBretreat?

The Build Your Own Brand Retreat is one of the fastest growing membership and event platforms for creators of color looking to build the career and life of their dreams! Enjoy over 35+ breakout sessions, 4 inspiring keynotes, and 2,500+ attendees ready to connect and grow!

When does the #BYOBretreat take place?

Every Memorial Day Weekend! Many join us Friday for registration and networking on May 22. Saturday & Sunday (May 23-24th) are jammed packed from morning to evening! Please consider booking 2 nights at our host hotel The Intercontinental Downtown in Miami, FL to maximize your experience!

Where will the event be held this year?

The entire conference will be held at the Intercontinental Downtown Miami Restort & Hotel at 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131. For your convenience and to save $$$ on travel and rideshare please consider staying at our hotel room block!  Book your discounted group rate (only $139) HERE!

Are tickets refundable?

Unfortunately tickets are non-refundable however are transferable up to 30 days before the event!

What will I gain from attending the #BYOBretreat?

World class networking, skills development, educational workshops, and unlimited opportunities around those that have your best interest. From mentors, to job offers, new business deals and so much more. #BYOBretreat was named of “the go to conference for diverse creators and entrepreneurs” by FORBES because of its community and growth.

What is the difference between General and VIP tickets?

General ticket holders enjoy over 30+ breakout sessions by some of the most respected industry leaders, 4 inspiring keynotes, unlimited networking, our small business expo, private community app and more.

VIP ticket holders enjoy all things in general PLUS private registration, front row seats in main sessions, VIP wing access, meet the mentor opportunities, and first access to all recap videos.

Are there opportunities to be a vendor?

Yes! Please visit byoblive.com/vendors and fill out the application.

If I have questions that are not answered here, who can I contact?

No problem! Please email us at makeithappen@byoblive.com and someone who be in touch shortly.

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