As South Florida professionals and entrepreneurs continue to face unique challenges brought on by COVID-19, the 4th annual SPARK with Luly B aims to help women SPARK their passion, motivation and much more. The actual LIVE experience designed for women by women, is the brainchild of consultant and best-selling author Luly B Carreras, aka Luly B. Slated for Tuesday October 20th, this year’s SPARK is produced in conjunction with boutique consultancy, Talento Unlimited, with a central purpose of empowering women to embrace the “funk” caused by the pandemic and provide the tools to positively pivot for a more successful and productive 2021.
The day-long event is designed like no other: an outdoor experience on the grounds of the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair, home of Drive-In at the Fair. To allow flexibility for working professionals and parents with kids at home, the program will be offered twice on the same day, Session 1: 9:30 AM to 1 PM and Session 2: 3:30 to 7:00 PM. The dual sessions will also allow for participants to enjoy more space onsite and the ability to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Attendees will be able to park in spaces separated by 10 feet on each side and have the option to remain in their vehicles or set up their own areas with beach chairs and blankets next to their vehicles. The program is broadcast into each vehicle via a dedicated radio channel and each car is allowed a maximum of four (4) participants.
Undeterred by the circumstances that prevented it from taking place in an auditorium, the innovative and tenacious Miami businesswomen are excited to present this unique professional development solution for our shared ‘new normal’ in 2020.
“Anyone who knows me, knows that a global pandemic is no match for what I feel called to do,” says Carreras. “My passion is guiding women through their personal and professional transformations and SPARK is our Super Bowl. It’s the day we all gather to unapologetically be in our worth and celebrate who we are.”
Among the SPARK with Luly B. event partners are regional healthcare giants Baptist Health South Florida and Florida Blue, as well as local businesses and startups such as Serious Style, Inc. A full list of growing sponsors is on the event website.
On the agenda are a diverse group of health, business, and wellness experts from a variety of industries, including a virtual appearance by Latina actress and activist, April Hernandez, a musical performance by Mexican singer and La Voz semi-finalist, Adriana Foster, and LIVE inspirational stories from South Florida radio and news talent including Jen Herrera of NBC6, 101.5 FM Morning Show host, Julie Guy, and IHeart personality, Gigi Diaz of Totally93.9 FM. The day will include reflection, writing, “interaction” play and dance with more than 200 likeminded professional women per session. Attendees will walk away with a renewed sense of purpose, new leadership and networking skills, powerful connections, self-care and mental wellness management tips, and the fuel to light up their lives.