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The True Dreams Showcase® is making dreams come true...

Meet True Dreams Winner Tameka Marsh

 

Mission:

Our mission is to provide dream funding for innovative ideas and business opportunities throughout the United States.

Designed a unique invention? We want to hear about it!

Need new equipment to support your growing business? Tell us why!

What’s holding you back from achieving your dreams? The True Dreams Showcase® gives your dreams a voice, putting you one step closer to fulfilling your life’s purpose.

Just bring your dreams and we will do the rest – dream funding, leadership training, business workshops, and support resources.

We want to help you become a world changer, a barrier breaker, and a dream maker!

Dare to dream….your destiny is waiting!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Get your questions answered by downloading and reviewing our list of Frequently Asked Questions (pdf).

Meet True Dreams Founder Sharon Holmes

 

Founder:

SHARON HOLMES, CEO/Founder

True Dreams Showcase® is a manifested God-given vision to CEO/Founder Sharon Holmes. A visionary and entrepreneur, she is also CEO/Founder of “Women of Destiny” and owns Carrington Rentals, LLC, a southern-based rental company.

A South Carolina native, Mrs. Holmes is the devoted wife of Ricardo Holmes, Sr. She is still pursuing her own dreams, currently authoring a children’s book with their son Ricardo, Jr. Mrs. Holmes enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter-in-law Shawna, and beautiful granddaughter Karyna; traveling; shopping; and decorating.

Mrs. Holmes served her community as a marriage seminar facilitator, mentor, financial counselor, entrepreneur, and life coach – all while working toward a business degree and pursing a master’s degree in public administration.

She hopes everyone will achieve their God-given passion, stir up deferred dreams and get a glimpse of who they were created to be so they can soar like eagles.

Mrs. Holmes firmly believes that despite life’s failures and disappointments – “It is never too late to pursue your dreams!”

Events What we offer

 

TRUE DREAMS

2013 Business Showcase

Pitch Competition

Two Power Packed Days to Prepare & Propel You Into Your Destiny

Cobb Galleria Centre 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
Friday September 6th 10am-7pm - Saturday September 7th 10am-6pm

Dream Funding Up to $100,000!

"Your dream and a five minute pitch..That's It!"
Come and showcase your idea or business venture to our business panel.
You tell the panel why they should sponsor your dreams.
www.truedreamsshowcase.com

 

True Dreams Participants must register.

$97.00 - Pre-Register for Pitch Sessions, Business Workshops & Entertainment
$137.00 - At Door/Pitch, Workshops & Entertainment
*Pitch Sessions will end at 2:00 p.m.
*2013 Winner(s) will be announced on September 7th, 2013 at the Cobb Galleria Centre

 

Business Workshops & Entertainment - $20.00

Sharon Holmes, CEO/Founder
Rev. Frank Brown, Sr. Pastor, Concerned Black Clergy of Metropolitan Atlanta
Pastor Brian & Domonique Scott, TLC's "The Sisterhood
Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of legendary Ray Charles
India Hines, No Junk Productions "Food 4 Your Soul", Atlanta, GA
Markina Brown, Chief Meteorologist CBS Atlanta News, Atlanta, GA
Greg Cooper, General Manager, Beasley Broadcast Group, Atlanta, GA
Saint Vick, Comedian, Atlanta, Ga
Daniel "D", Jazz Violinst, Charleston, SC
Tonya Jackson, Vocalist, Charlotte, NC
Nash Alexander III, Overground RR, Atlanta, GA
David & Frances Martin, CEO/President, The Widget Development & Trading Co. LLC, GA
R. Pamela Adams, Chief Connection Officer, The BizLynks Center, Atlanta, GA
Cheryl Hubbard, Owner, WowNowWhat.com, Atlanta, GA
Gary Washington, CEO/Owner, Carolina Encouragement Center/2012 TDS, Columbia, SC
Sharee & Rhonda Washington, Owner, We Connected Productions/2012 TDS Winner, 2013 Red Carpet Bloggers, Columbia, SC
Tameka Marsh, The Accessorized Woman/2012 TDS Winner, Charlotte, NC

It's Your Chance! It's Your Time! It's Your Opportunity!!

Event Host: True Dreams Committee • PO BOX 290663 • Columbia, SC 29229
Telephone: 803-708-2100 • Toll Free: 855-711-8947 • GA: 762-333-1190 • Fax: 803-462-6793
Email: info@truedreamshowcase.com

Special Guests:

Pastors Brian and Domonique Scott

(from TLC’s “The Sisterhood”)

Sheila Raye Charles

Author & Singer
Daughter of Legendary Ray Charles

Guest MCs:

India Hines

President, No Junk Productions.com

Markina Brown

Chief Meteorologist, CBS Atlanta News

Comedian Saint Vick

Daniel D the Jazz Violinist

Tonya Jackson (Vocalist)

Registration Sign Up

 

Dream seekers, this is YOUR opportunity to give your business idea or innovative invention a voice and be heard!

Please join us at the 2013 True Dreams Showcase – Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA

Complete the registration form below and you are one step closer to fulfilling your dreams!

Sign up early, spaces may be limited.

  • $97 (pre-registration)
  • $137 (day of event)

Registration covers pitching your business proposal and helps us to offer free business workshops, mentoring opportunities, leadership training, networking with 2012 winners, door prizes, and FUN!

Plus, you’ll be energized and inspired by True Dream Showcase Founder/CEO Sharon Holmes and be entertained by the rhythmic sounds of Daniel D., renowned urban jazz violinist, and the soulful melodies of Tonya Jackson, power vocalist.

True Dreams Showcase® can help your dreams come true!!

Register Online:

Complete and submit your registration online for either of the following dates:

→ September 6, 2013

→ September 7, 2013

Register By Mail:

Download, complete and submit the Registration Form (pdf). Fees can be paid by money order or certified check and mailed to WOD/True Dreams, LLC, P.O. Box 290663, Columbia, SC 29229, and received NO LATER THAN September 1, 2013

Sponsors & Vendors

 

The True Dreams Showcase® is making dreams come true….and we hope you will join us as a Corporate Partner, Dream Seeker Sponsor, Vendor, or Volunteer!

Corporate Partners allow us to increase funding, fulfill more dreams, connect dream seekers with corporate mentors, and showcase the power of partnership. Learn more about how you can help us continue to make dreams realities. Corporate Partner Letter (pdf)

Dream Seeker Sponsors adopt-a-dream seeker and cover registration fees, helping individuals participate and pitch their ideas to our expert panel of judges. Learn how you can adopt-a-dream seeker and support a dream. Adopt-A-Dream Seeker Letter (pdf)

Vendors will inspire and encourage the thousands of dream seekers anticipated to attend the Atlanta True Dreams Showcase. You’ll also expand your business vision and network. Spaces are limited so register today! Vendor Information (pdf)

Volunteers who are dedicated and hardworking make the True Dreams Showcase a success. Contact us immediately if you’re interested in volunteering! Volunteer Information (pdf)

For additional information: (803) 708-2100 or toll free (855) 711-8947 info@truedreamsshowcase.com

>> Download the True Dreams Showcase Overview Presentation <<

Letter to Corporate Partners (pdf)


Partnership Options:

Diamond Level: $1500

Advertise on True Dreams Showcase® sponsor web page
Receive VIP seating for you and four guests
Highlight in True Dreams Showcase® program
Inspire dream seekers by discussing your road to success
Receive a free vendor table
Receive a free lunch for you and a guest
Free sponsorship for one (1) business of your choice at the True Dreams Showcase®

Ruby Level: $1000

Advertise on True Dreams Showcase® sponsor webpage
Receive VIP seating for you and three guests
Highlight in True Dreams Showcase® program
Inspire dream seekers by discussing your road to success
Receive a free lunch

Emerald Level: $500

Advertise on True Dreams Showcase® sponsor webpage
Receive VIP seating for you and two guests
Highlight in True Dreams Showcase® program

Opal Level: $250

Advertise on True Dreams Showcase® sponsor webpage
Receive VIP seating for you and one guest

Select Your Level

 

Adopt-A-Dream Seeker

You can adopt a dream seeker by completing the form below or by downloading, completing and mailing the Adopt A Dream Seeker Form to WOD/True Dreams, LLC, P.O. Box 290663, Columbia, SC 29229. Entries must be received NO LATER THAN September 1, 2013.

Letter to Future Vendors (pdf)


Vendor Registration Options:

Vendor Registration Form - Download, complete and submit.

A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 is due with the registration form on or before June 21, 2013. The remaining balance of $277.00 is due by August 16, 2013. Registration fees include an 8-foot table with two chairs and meals for both days.

Registration fees are payable via check or money order and mailed to: WOD/True Dreams, LLC, P.O. Box 290663, Columbia, SC 29229.

Volunteer Registration Options:

You can volunteer by completing the form below or by downloading, completing and mailing the Volunteer Registration Form to WOD/True Dreams, LLC, P.O. Box 290663, Columbia, SC 29229.

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