Over 1000+ diverse founders, leaders, creatives, mentors, brands, athletes & entrepreneurs will GATHER here. Join us for a weekend full of personal, professional, and entrepreneurial development.

This intimate weekend is meant to be all-in-one experience to grow your network, gain clarity on your goals, mastermind with peers, enjoy our garden vibes, official afterparty and much more! A little mixture of Forbes x Coachella x Afrotech x ComplexCon.

This is for anyone who is focused on what matters most, personal branding coupled with your skills & assets, developed from the college dorm to corporate america and into entrepreneurship! It starts with taking full ownership of your life, a well defined strategy, proper resources, the right emotional intelligence, AND amazing guidance. Come get your dose of #Clarity #Creativity & #Goals.

Memorial Day Weekend #BYOBRetreat


Pre-Registration 5pm-12am


Registration 6am-8am
Keynote & Sessions 8am-5pm
Garden Networking & Afterparty 7pm-11pm


Keynote & Sessions 8am-5pm

Tickets are deeply discounted for early movers & adopters. VIP passes available for those who want to attend and invest into deeper connections & personal content creation. Prices go up every 2 weeks or when batch sells out.

No refunds but tickets are transferable up to 30 days.

See below for frequently asked questions!

The #BYOBRetreat will take place throughout the entire Omni Shoreham Hotel & Conference Center - 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

This event will take place Memorial Day weekend - May 26th and 27th, 2018. We encourage you to check-in Friday May 25th and Pre-Register on site to get the most out of your experience over Saturday and Sunday! Sessions are 8am-5pm both days.

The networking and afterparty are also located at the Omni Shoreham hotel Saturday evening starting at 7pm. We encourage you to stay at the host hotel to take advantage of the entire weekend and for your convenience.

General Tickets are priced on a rolling basis where as early investors and adopters save the most. Prices go up every 1-2 weeks as listed in the box office. VIP provides extras including content creation, up-front seating, video recording, and private VIP wing for those interested in mixing with such crowd. Everyone will have access to all breakout, workshop, keynote, and social events over the entire weekend!

Your ticket does not include your hotel reservations BUT, we do have a great discounted rate for you to stay right in the mix of the action. Our discount room rate is only $129.

More information here: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/washington-dc-shoreham/meetings/build-your-own-brand-byob-conference

Come represent yourself! We want you to FEEL good in what you are comfortable with. You can come dressed up, dressed down, business casual, professional, chic, or cosmopolitan.

Be you, be authentic and come in whatever makes you feel most confident!

Our networking and afterparty Saturday night recommends a moderate chic and classy vibe as we'll be networking under the stars and enjoying afterparty vibes.

As mentioned on the box office we can not offer any refunds.

Although not mandatory, we highly encourage it! The days are jam packed from sunrise to sunset and beyond. Staying at the hotel on our group days allows you to continue networking and connecting without the inconvenience of travel, ride-sharing, valet costs and much more! It will save you money and time when taking all things into account!

For your convenience, book & stay at the official host venue

Omni Shoreham Hotel Discount Room Rate $129