Freedom Club
Festival Agenda

10:00 a.m. 

VIP Reception @ Founder’s Hall Private Lounge

Our VIPs kick the day off with an incredible breakfast spread, time to meet other leaders from all over the world, and some coveted 1-to-1 time with our speakers.  Get to know the people behind the incredible stories you’ll hear throughout the day. This is a time to connect, get focused, and get ready for a life-changing day centered around freedom and fulfillment. 

11:00 a.m. 

The Freedom Club Festival Welcome and Opening Remarks! 

@ Founder’s Hall Great Hall

Curt Mercadante – Freedom Club Festival Founder 

Curt kicks off this celebration of entrepreneurship, personal/professional development, personal branding, mindset, freedom and fulfillment!  

Introduction of Our Emcee: Jeremy Ryan Slate: host of the Create Your Own Life Podcast and founder of Command Your Brand Media.

Brandon Steiner

You Gotta Have Balls

Learn how Brandon Steiner turned $4,000 into $40 million and built his sports empire Steiner Sports in alignment with his purpose.

Hilary Johnson

Going Anyway: Shifting Limiting Beliefs into Limitless Success

Discover the tools necessary to shift limiting beliefs into massive action and ultimately success. 

1:00 p.m. 

Lunch Break @ Founder’s Hall Private Courtyard and Lawn 

Enjoy a taste of Charleston cuisine with the Holy City’s most popular food trucks.  Pick a bite from all three stations! Have a seat in the gorgeous landscaped private courtyard and meet some of your fellow Freedom Club Festival attendees.  This is a perfect time to purchase signed books, check out our photo booth, relax and take in the beautiful Charleston day!  

2:00 p.m. 

Dr. Bobby Koneru

The Secrets of Longevity 

Put yourself in the sweet spot intersection of mental and physical health with author/TEDx Speaker/oncologist Bobby Koneru, M.D.


Bars are open! Grab a classic Charleston cocktail and take a moment to relax in the private courtyard or lounge. 

3:00 p.m. 

Thomas Heath

You Are Your Own Brand.  Build It! 

Discover why a strong personal brand is essential to success and how you can build a brand that has a measurable impact on your organization and your life. 

Dr. Natalia Wiechowski

Mastering LinkedIn 

Discover how to get more visibility, more leads, position yourself as a thought leader and build a supportive network – based on Dr. Natalia’s own strategy, which helped her designing a global online community of over 56,000 individuals

5:00 p.m. 


Be sure to stop in an see our exhibitors, grab a photo at our photo booth, and grab a cocktail! 

5:20 p.m. 

Marcus Aurelius Anderson

The Gift of Adversity 

Learn how to choke fear and leverage adversity with this incredible global mindset coach Marcus spent a year paralyzed from the neck down after breaking his back training to deploy with the U.S. Army. Find out why he considers it the best thing that ever happened to him.

6:00 p.m. 

Freedom Club Festival Closing Remarks

Curt Mercadante 

6:20 p.m. 

VIP Oyster Roast @ Founder’s Hall Private Patio 

Head out back to the patio with Curt and our other incredible speakers for live music, drinks, and Charleston’s best oysters. This is a celebration of freedom and fulfillment for the books!