We’d like to present event producer and home entertaining expert William P. Miller as he plans the Jack and Jill Convention of America happening during the week of July 19 – July 29th at the Westin Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.
Los Angeles-based event planner, William P. Miller, founder and owner of W.P. Special Events, will be taking the Jack and Jill convention to new heights as they celebrate 80 years of service towards helping the African American community create future leaders and improve the lives of children. William’s unique fusion of style, skills and wide range of production experience has led him to produce and design the organizations biennial convention.
About The Event
Inspired by the celebration of Love, Legacy and Power, the 43rd convention will inspire and lay foundations for future leaders. The seven-day convention will consist of leadership seminars, financial workshops as well as of an array of entertainment and notable participants such as GRAMMY Award winner Babyface, The 60th Mayor of the City Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Comedian D.L. Hughes and Kim Coles as well as Actor Keith David. The leadership development opportunities include the JMB Teen Leadership Summit and the Marion Stubbs Thomas Leadership Academy designed for emerging and experienced leaders. Guests will also enjoy workshops including The Power of the Purse and Little Black Dress Affair. In addition to professional opportunities, festivities will celebrate the history of the community. Visits to a few notable Kansas City landmark are a big part of the convention agenda with visits to include the Jack and Jill 80th Anniversary Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and American Jazz Museum.
The convention will with have several fun functions, Kicking off the convention will be the Shabby Chic Welcome Party and will continue with entertainment events that include a themed party, Adventures in OZ – A Cool & Classy Night, in the Historic Union Station. Entertainment will also feature a concert by Kennedy “Babyface” Edmonds and a performance by D.L. Hughley. To conclude the successful event and celebrations will be the Black and White Closing Gala.
“Working with the organization and convention team has been an Amazing experience” says Miller who has planned events for the organization for five years. His objective is to make sure that the attendees experience is positive and memorable. Upon attending an event planned by Miller, the current National President, Joli Cooper-Nelson knew that he was the perfect planner to execute the experience of this special conference. William’s insight to design and creating a positive experiences” say National President Joli Cooper-Nelson.
William is excited to bring his experience and talents to such a significant event. He has become a sought-after event planner for occasions big and small. From Starr Jones’ and Niece Nash’s Bridal Showers and Sheryl Lee Ralph and Violet Palmer’s Weddings, to Michelle Obama’s luncheon, ICONN Mann’s Pre-Oscar dinner, Alvin Alley’s gala and even Prince’s memorial service, William has been the man behind the moment, producing events for the nation’s most esteemed celebrities and public figures, and he will bring that same energy and expertise to Jack and Jill, as a community comes together to celebrate not only the foundation but it’s supporters and the countless youth whose live have been forever changed by their efforts.