October 19 - 21, 2023 
Delray Beach, Florida

Delray Beach Conference ALOFT HOTEL



It’s time to invest in your personal brand, your career, your life!

Join us in Delray Beach, Florida October 19-21, 2023 for the Ultimate Personal Branding Conference.

ByFERIAL IGNITE is an annual conference that brings together entrepreneurs, business leaders and professionals from different industries to learn and network with each other. Conceived by global entrepreneur Ferial Youakim, founder of ByFERIAL, the inaugural conference launched in 2022 to help business owners grow and develop. The 2023 IGNITE conference theme is Personal Branding, focused on helping attendees identify and develop a strong personal brand to differentiate yourself and build your career and business and achieve your goals.

"My vision and mission are to empower women from all walks of life to face their challenges head-on, showcase their accomplishments and make a difference in the lives of others using skills and talents."

The ByFERIAL IGNITE conference provides attendees with valuable insights, strategies and best practices on entrepreneurship, business-related topics, professional growth and of course finding and presenting your best self with confidence, the foundation of the ByFERIAL Image and Color Institute.

The IGNITE conference features keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops and networking sessions in a jam-packed 3-day conference that covers a wide range of business and personal growth topics and activities, including:

  • inspiring stories of personal and business achievement
  • educational sessions and reknown speakers on leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales and finance
  • networking opportunities offered at an attendee welcome cocktail reception, breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • personal branding workshops and sessions to help attendees find and present their best selves with confidence
  • a fashion show to help motivate taking what you’ve learned and applying it to your personal branding
  • gala and awards ceremony to cap off the 3-day event

The speakers at the IGNITE conference are experts in their fields, including CEOs, thought leaders and industry experts.

The ByFERIAL IGNITE Personal Branding conference is a don’t-miss opportunity for anyone who wants to learn, grow and connect with other industry and business professionals.


Living and Leading Authentically in Full Color

Amanda Perna - Fashion Designer and TV personality - Ignite Conference Keynote Speaker

Amanda Perna, recognized from Bravo’s “Project Runway,” is not only a well-known speaker and acclaimed fashion designer but also the owner of The House of Perna and Neon Bohemians. As a creative director, CEO & founder, TV personality, philanthropist, author, and devoted mother and wife, Amanda has dedicated her career to empowering entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to embrace their creativity and passion. Through her vibrant and unapologetic style, she helps individuals boost their confidence, impact, and overall happiness. Amanda’s infectious zest for life and extensive creative knowledge make her a sought-after host for in-person events, on-air show broadcasts, and fashion shows, benefits, and conferences. Having delivered numerous presentations, keynotes, and interviews, she exemplifies how following your passion and believing in yourself can create a transformative and unwavering force for positive change.


Ferial Youakim

Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Master Image Consultant ByFERIAL

Carlos Perez-Cubas

Educator & Silver Knight and a Golden Apple Award Recipient

Phillip Youakim

Architect & Designer Director of Customer Success

Rebecca Doster

Certified Master Image Consultant, Refine Image Consulting

M. Shanon Hernandez

Founder of Joyful Business Revolution

Patricia Luciano

Voice Mentor and Founder of Patricia Luciano

Bruce Weinstein

Financial Advisor and Founder of Weinstein Wealth Insurance Solutions

Mariana Romanica

Certified Master Image Coach and Founder of LIBRA LINE SRL

Tarveen Kaur

Founder & CEO, Personify Global Academy

Dana Skaf

CEO & Entrepreneur, Body Wisdom Breakthru

Liz Klebba

Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Closet Play Image

Connie Sims

CEO & Founder of Wildflower of Lee County, Inc



Commit to the Ignite Conference by securing your tickets today!

  • 3 days in beautiful Delray Beach
  • educational sessions
  • keynote speaker
  • gala awards night
  • meals during conference hours including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and happy hours!
  • fashion show
  • and more!

IGNITE in Delray Beach, Florida

Delray Beach Conference ALOFT HOTEL
Delray Beach Conference ALOFT HOTEL
Delray Beach Conference ALOFT HOTEL

The 2023 IGNITE personal branding conference will be held in South Florida in beautiful Delray Beach, voted “Most Fun Small Town in America.”

Delray Beach boasts a warm and inviting climate that is perfect for those who want to escape the cold and embrace the sun, and an ideal location for a conference as attendees can unwind and network in a relaxed environment. Delray Beach has an abundance of attractions such as the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, which provide attendees with the opportunity to explore the local culture and history of the area as an excellent way to unwind and recharge before or after attending a conference packed with informative sessions and workshops.

Delray Beach is home to numerous restaurants and bars that can serve as excellent locations for networking and business meetings. The city’s vibrant nightlife scene is an excellent way to build relationships and connections in a more relaxed and informal setting. The “Village by the Sea” takes pride in its laid-back local lifestyle combined with the attractions and comforts of a larger city. Conveniently located between Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach airports, Delray Beach is a walkable town easily accessed by car, plane or train.

We are proud to present beautiful Delray Beach, Florida as the home of IGNITE 2023 Personal Branding Conference!

Aloft Hotel Conference Headquarters & Host Hotels

Delray Beach’s Aloft Hotel is the IGNITE conference headquarters. Centrally located in downtown Delray Beach and just steps from vibrant Atlantic Avenue, the Intracoastal Waterway and the beach, Aloft is a stylish, contemporary hotel with all the conveniences that make it ideal for hosting meetings and a home away from home for tourists.



We are looking for exhibitors, sponsors and partners to join us in Delray Beach for THE Personal Branding Conference. Are you ready to IGNITE YOUR BRAND? Contact us at [email protected]
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