• 20 April
  • Events Time
  • S.T.E.A.M.

    Education & Entertainment

  • Special

    Celibrity Performances

  • Guests

    Speakers, Artists and More!

  • Free Event

    Register Today!

Presented by Antonio Merrell / Owner and Operator of Engineering for Kids and Ronnie Thomas, Founder of Fun Weird Science. Two dynamic professional educators who are enthusiastic and passionate about STEAM education with a solid commitment to the social, academic and developmental growth of every student. For more information vist their websites:
With special guest drone instructor David Duncan.
Engineering For Kids Visit Website
Fun Weird Science Visit Website

A Blue Ribbon panel of successful young entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners discussing educational opportunities and other kinds of support to aspiring young business owners and how STEAM play a role in all areas of business. For those who have chosen to abandoned traditional corporate career paths in favor of the increased autonomy and financial rewards that are possible through entrepreneur-ship.

Discussion topics include: start up stategies, business plan development,marketing and promotions, social media, mentoring, peer networking, and educational opportunities.

Take advantage of high-level instruction from the best Digital Entertainment media makers in Atlanta.Join Young and Winning Summit Leadership as well as executives from motion picture and television industry as they discuss taking your filmmaking skills to the next level, what’s really behind the production of movie making and TV production, reality shows, the YouTuber phenomenon, and how STEAM is involved and so much more.

Workshop Registration is now open! Are you interested in a career in: Audio/Video Production, Creative Media, Music, Television Film, Radio, and Games Development? Then this workshop is for you! The purpose of this workshop is to provide an introductory into the Music, Television, Film and Digital Entertainment industry to young adult and mature teens. Our goal is to break down seemingly complex concepts in entertaining and accessible ways which lead to results in a concentrated period of time, whether those results are a script or a film reflecting the creator's personal vision or a career in film, television, radio or in the music production industry. From TV and music production to audio and video engineering, this introductory workshop provides hands on interaction with certified instructors, working directly with accomplished engineers, producers, TV/Film and music industry veterans.

A discussion panel for teens and young adults. With moderator Terri Crook. Featuring Motivational Speaker William "King" Hollis, Khao, Dr. Paul Miller, Kebabs Richmond-Green, Angela Marie Pacley and more.

This business of STEAM in entertainment is a unique discussion panel with our distinguished guest speakers and presenters. Our discussion are aimed to empower participants to strive for their goals and will also provide them with the knowledge needed to make healthy and responsible choices in pursuit of their STEAM related career fields in the entertainment industry.

Participants learn life-changing skills that help them in their pursuit of careers in the music, television and film industry. We discuss sensitive topics such as the ME TOO movement and identify the dangers associated with the potential of sexual violence and exploitation of girls/women in the entertainment industry.

Looking to build a career as a music producer or radio broadcasting? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups that can help you get started at producing today’s music. STEAM principles plays a vital role in Audio Engineering. Take your workshop skills with you after the event and Learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career. Have a technical side and a creative side? Pursue a career that satisfies both, shaping and mastering sound to transform a recording into a hit. With the right education and connections, music producers get the chance to work with some of the biggest artists in the business. For all matters ranging from recording, production, sound design, mixing and mastering. This music production panel will feature Grammy Nominated and Award-winning music producers and engineers who have worked with acclaimed artists.

Panel discussions will cover marketing and promotion of indie artists, the latest work flow and production tips that create efficiency in the album-making process from pre-production to mastering, including traditional acoustic production and beat-making.

The Young and Winning Summit Makeup, Hair and Fashion show is open to aspiring artists working or studying in the beauty, hair, photography or fashion industry. This panel is a place where artists of all levels join together to find mentors, meet industry leaders and learn new skills that will bring their careers to the next level.

Hear from legendary artists and industry experts as they share their insight on how to elevate your artistry and career through discussion, demonstration and participation. Watch & Learn as industry’s finest shows you the new trends for the season and introduces you to the new products and techniques to help refine your makeup skills

Attendees at the Exclusive VIP Reception will mix, mingle and toast in honor of Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates and is Koolriculum and Bridge Da Gap programs. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in the Young and Winning Summit Silent Auction. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Bridge Da Gap initiatives and in support of our non-profit charitable organization supporters.

Specially invited Dignitaries and Celebrities Guests will walk the Ramaé Showcase Red Carpet which will be streamed LIVE on various social media outlets.

It’s a night of celebration. Atlanta’s finest fashion designers, hairstylist, beauty and makeup artists will be honored at the Exclusive VIP Reception.

Performances from 6:00PM until 8:45PM featuring Khao, J Morris/Godiva, Joy Black, Jacoby X, Zion Alex and more.
Motivational speach by William "King" Hollis, and a special tribute to Nipsey Hussle. Dance performances by the Done With Her Dancers

Khao gives an electrifying performance with the Done With Her Dancers in the Young and Winning Summit finale.

Preceeding this performance, a Moment of Silence for Nipsey Hussle an inspiring speech by motivational speaker William Hollis.

About The Young and Winning Summit

The First Annual Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates with Bridge DA Gap and KoolAR Presents: The Young And Winning Summit. Education leaders, celebrities and thousands of Atlanta area youth are coming together for an electrifying day of Education, Entertainment and Empowerment on Saturday, April 20th at the Riverside Epicenter in Austell, GA.

This action packed full-day event is intended to promote S.T.E.A.M. Education through artistic expression. This mega-star event incorporates dance performances and competition, music, television and Film production as it relates to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, otherwise known as S.T.E.A.M.

More than 2,000 K-12 students will be in attendance throughout the day, partaking in various workshops, discussion panels, fun activities and performances as they learn about the application of S.T.E.A.M into the performing arts, visual arts, designing arts, literary arts and other creative art forms forms.

About Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates

Dr. Cates, known as “Khao” in the music industry, is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum music producer behind more than 35 million records sold for recording artists like Jay Z, T.I., Ludacris, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Derez Deshon, Gucci Mane, Lil’ Wayne and many others.

In 2008, he launched the 501c3 non-profit, Bridge DA Gap, geared towards helping urban youth to cope with and overcome social challenges. From that, he developed a K-12 school curriculum called KOOLriculum that infuses music with Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts.

“We are extremely excited to bring this amazing event to the community in an effort to empower our youth and expose them to ways their education can open doors in their fields of interest.”

Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates

Bridge DA Gap & KOOLriculum, Founder

Free Event

You Are Invited

Our workshop and seminar speakers will keep the talks short, entertaining and relevant. Interacting and focusing on the S.T.E.A.M. within The Creative Arts which can help aspiring entrepreneurs and participants better achieve 1-Day summit goals as they experience S.T.E.A.M. in action at the Riverside EpiCenter on Saturday, April 20, 2019

Atlanta Got Talent!

Calling All Performing Artists, Singers, Dancers and Performers
This is your chance to compete in the Atlanta Got Talent Showcase.
Win Cash, Prizes and get national exposure. You got talent?
Then come perform on the Young and Winning Expo Performance Stage LIVE at the beautiful Dale C. Bronner Auditorium
inside the Riverside EpiCenter located a 135 Riverside Pkwy, Austell, GA on April 20, 2019. All performances will be recorded before sold out LIVE audience.

Register Now! Limited Seating

As Georgia’s booming Music, Television and Film industry continues to rise, this 1-day event shines a bright spotlight on some of the area’s most creative talents and performing artists. S.T.E.A.M. plays a monumental role in Music, Television and Film entertainment. This Summit will highlight its importance through workshops, seminars, live performances and so much more!

It's Showtime... At the Epic Center

The day will feature education sessions, a dance challenge and fashion showcase, followed by a Red Carpet affair, VIP reception and musical performances. Overall, there is no shortage of opportunities for youth to have fun, while learning a lot in the process.

  • Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates

    Grammy,Multi-platinum Music Producer

  • Vince ASHTON

    Event Host / Artist

  • Joy BLACK


  • William HOLLIS

    International Motivational Speaker

  • Wicker TWINZ


  • Elijah CONNOR

    Singer, Songwriter and Actor

  • Jacoby X

    Rapper / Singer

  • Zion Alex

    Performing Artist

  • Errol SADLER

    CEO Supremacy Films

  • Dr. Paul MILLER

    Principal & CEO Green TechHigh Charter School

  • Dai TIME

    Youth Panelist & Red Carpet Host

  • Terri CROOK

    Author, Motivation Speaker, Emcee

Educate Entertain & Empower

Our workshop and seminar speakers will keep the talks short, entertaining and relevant. Interacting and focusing on the S.T.E.A.M. within The Creative Arts which can help aspiring entrepreneurs and participants better achieve 1-Day summit goals as they experience S.T.E.A.M. in action at the Riverside EpiCenter on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors, without whom this FREE Young and Winning Summit event would not be possible. We invite you to support these community-minded organizations.

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