Last night, hundreds gathered to attend The Made Man red carpet awards reception in Atlanta presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, Morehouse Alumni Association and Upscale Magazine. The Made Man awards is an international multi-market corporate and community initiative designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male celebrities and influencers from various walks of life. The celebrity star-studded red carpet reception featured guests like R&B recording artists Jill Scott, Meelah Williams, Grammy award winning producer and honoree Bryan Michael Cox, drummer/producer and honoree Lil John Roberts, Christina Johnson of vh1’s “Hollywood Exes”, honoree Bernard Bronner of Bronner Bros. and more.
Attendees enjoyed h’orderves, LinkedIN Live networking session and donated gently worn business attire for the signature 1000 Suits Empowerment Drive. The Made Man awards will continue to its next stop on Thursday, February 2nd in Houston just in time for Super Bowl LI. For more information, event schedule and tickets, visit www.TheMadeMan.org. Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter via @BlueprintGlobal and #TheMadeMan.
We come together all the time to honor women, as we should. It’s amazing to see a room full of accomplished, amazing Made Men.
Here’s a partial list of the Atlanta 2017 HONOREES:
Antwon Davis – Co-Founder & CEO, Spendefy
Bernard Bronner – CEO, Bronner Bros
Brian Pauling – President/CEO, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Bryan-Micheal Cox – Multi-instrumentalist, Producer, and Songwriter
Carlos Emmons – NFL Alumni, Owner, Wet Willies
Ceasar C. Mitchell – President, Atlanta City Council
Chaka Zulu – Entertainment Executive Mogul
Curley M. Dossman Jr. – National Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc
Ed Lover – Radio Personality The Boom 97.5, Host of “The Ed Lover Show ”
Eugene H Harris III, MD – Emergency Medicine Physician, Co-Founder NomadMD, BravoTV personality
Hurricane Dave – Vice President, Programming in Atlanta, Radio One
Jason Geter – Entertainment Executive Mogul
Joey Womack – Founder/CEO, Amplify4Good and Co-Founder, Goodie Nation
John Roberts – Drummer/Producer (Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, BET, George Duke)
Kadeem Dunwell – Founder & CEO, The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc.
Kwanza Hall – Atlanta City Council District 2
Lance Robertson – Executive Director, National Black & Latino Council USA
Nick F. Nelson – Principal and Chief Marketing Officer, LIQUID SOUL
Richard Dunn – Owner, Muddy Waters Concert and Tom, Dick and Hanks
Roderick E. Edmond, M.D., J.D.– Attorney
Ryan Cameron – Radio Host, Ryan Cameron Morning Show, V-103
Ryan Wilson, Co-Founders, The Gathering Spot
Shadeed Abdul-Salaam – President, Morehouse Alumni Association Atlanta Chapter.
Steven Campbell – CEO, iWeave
Terrence Carter – Founder, Project Serenitee Homeless Ministry and Serenitee Media,
Thomas “Tommy” Dortch – Chairman Emeritus, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Tim Davies – Vice President/General Manager, Radio One
Check out a few pics below.
Photos: Marcus Ingram, Shawn Bell, Jerome Dorn