On June 10-12, 2022, in Downtown Chicago at the Swissôtel, Savvy Chicks In Real Estate held their three-day annual event which featured Grammy-winning artist, Chrisette Michelle, and many other female entrepreneurs to teach over 400 women how to grow, scale, and steward their real estate businesses through marketing. Recognized as a top producer by the Chicago Association of Realtors, and founder of Savvy Chicks In Real Estate, Makeda Smith has been trailblazing and mentoring in the real estate industry for over 18 years. The objective of the Savvy Chicks In Real Estate Three-Day Conference was created to help attendees learn about the power of building a personal brand and a digital business through social media marketing so they can operate in a growing virtual world. These women were able to build multiple streams of income in and around Real Estate collaborations, make investments in Real Estate, stocks, and investment clubs, and create a retirement account, all while learning how to secure the bag.

To merely say that the Licensed and Unbothered Conference was something that you didn’t want to miss could by no means give this 3-day mind-blowing, eye-opening, inspirational charging experience true justice. Licensed and Unbothered Conference was put together by the true woman of God, Mrs. Makeda Smith, the CEO of Savvy Chicks in Real Estate and Seven Figure CEO. Makeda is best known as a Growth Wealth Strategist and Business Coach.

Hosted by the amazing Sherri Jordan and Fosta Wilson each themed day was guaranteed to have you laughing, crying, and praising due to the powerful testimonies of teachings and all-around experiences that each lady had to share.

Day one was titled “The Land” and kicked off the night with an overly powerful “Fireside Chat” which had everyone, including myself on the edge of their seat in anticipation of what was coming next and ended with an inspiring conversation and live performance from the beautiful Chrisette Michele. Guest had the opportunity to hear from Real Estate Attorney and a Real Estate Investor, Alexis Hart-McDowell, Davonne Reaves, who is the owner of 3 hotels and one of our very own, Brandee Harrington which most recently closed on 45 acres and has 18 investment properties, some of which are International.

Day two was titled “The Possession” which started with a full lineup. On this day guests had breakfast together and a small fellowship, before the conference started. Having the opportunity to hear from Ige Johnson, Kai Bandele, Marissa Nelums, Shereece Monroe and so many more. At the end of day two of the conference, all the guests were wiping their eyes from crying, had taken extensive notes, supported, hugged, and loved on each other, and were truly motivating one another to be their greatest selves and beyond.

Closing out the night Makeda Smith herself, ensured everyone would have a complete experience with white and blue jeans, a 4-hour yacht party with a private chef, DJ and so much more. Everyone had the opportunity to let their hair down and embrace a sisterhood that is new to or experienced veterans in the Real Estate industry, Marketing, Branding, and Legal field just to name a few.

Day three titled “The Overflow” was the perfect name for the perfect finale on the perfect day, which was Sunday. On this day guests had the opportunity to hear from the woman of honor Mrs. Makeda Smith and her testimony. From her humble beginnings, severe and death-defined fight with Covid and her reflection on living out her life as God had and has planned for her. Her story and transparency had everyone in the room, as well as the virtual attendees in tears and inspired at the same time. Finally ending the conference with a powerful word and testimony from her final speaker Apostle Dr. Regina Martin.

One command response that was heard through the entire weekend was everyone was ready, motivated, no longer afraid, and felt God through the entire event. We all thank Makeda Smith and the Savvy Chicks in Real Estate for the amazing experience and look forward to seeing what is next to come for this woman of God and brand.

Not to leave out the 5th Annual Licensed and Unbothered Conference will be held in Punta, Cana, Dominican Republic, open for only 100 ladies!

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