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Be Golden Conference

Presented by: Be Golden

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Early Nerd Gold Badge (June 1- August 1): $599.00

Gold Badge ( After August 1): $799.00

Early Nerd General Admission (June 1 - August 1): $69.00

General Admission (After August 1): $89.00


Thursday, October 5th 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


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If you are interested in purchasing a package with various add-on opportunities, please see “Add-On Events” below to purchase your preferred package.

Be Golden Conference, October 5 – 7

Purchase a Gold Badge or a General Admission Ticket

Be Golden is a multi-day experience to inspire and empower individuals to live unapologetically authentic lives. Through the personal stories of our keynote speakers, workshops, meet ups, and a 5k walk/run, Be Golden is a platform for people to connect, learn, dream, and implement their goals whether personal or professional. The workshops included in the Gold Badge fall under two tracks, lifestyle and business tools (emphasis on technology). Attendees will leave this experience with new skills applicable to their career goals and a new support network to be truly golden. The keynote speakers are Luvvie Ajayi, Susan Hyatt, and Elliott Sailors.

Luvvie Ajayi photoLuvvie Ajayi is an award-­winning writer and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology, and activism. A twelve‐year blogging veteran, she’s the voice behind the respected and hilarious AwesomelyLuvvie.com, where she covers all things pop culture with razor-sharp commentary and wit. Her book, I’m Judging You is a New York Times bestseller.

Susan Hyatt photoSusan Hyatt is a Master Certified Life Coach and works with women who crave more out of life. She’s best known for helping entrepreneurs make more money without feeling shackled to a desk, and for teaching women how to lose weight permanently by bringing more pleasure and excitement into each day, not less.

Elliot SailorsElliott Sailors is a model and actor who, in 2012, became one of the first women to model menswear as well as womenswear, walking the runways in Paris, Milan and New York Fashion Weeks. Elliott’s androgyny, bold statements and commitment to people being true to themselves gained international notoriety – including appearances on The Today Show, The View, CNN, Access Hollywood and more. In 2016, OUT Magazine payed tribute to Elliott in honoring her as one of the year’s distinguished OUT100. In 2017, all of the roles we see Elliott portray in her acting are queer characters, as she continues to create awareness, living and working by example, building towards a world of equality for all.

Emily Schromm went from MTV Challenge winner to Women’s Health Magazine’s Next Fitness Star and entrepreneur. Emily’s journey of self-discovery has led her to a full time career in helping others. Struggling her whole life with body image, gut trouble, and skin issues, nutrition and fitness has completely turned her life around. Primarily running her 21 Day EmFit Challenge online, she works with clients in Denver and around the world to change the food on their plate in order to feel their absolute best. Outside of her online training she also is the inventor of the EmPack: the world’s first and only backpack turned weight-training bag that is designed to keep you moving and strength training no matter your location.

For more information on the conference please visit the Be Golden website.


Purchase a Gold Badge or a General Admission Ticket.

Gold Badge

The Gold Badge is an all-­access pass that includes:
Admission to keynote speakers, 5:30-9:30pm on Friday, October 6
Book signing by Luvvie Ajayi’s NY Times Bestseller, I’m Judging You
Book signing by Susan Hyatt
Access to all interactive workshops
Intimate breakfast with Elliott Sailors (first 20 people to register)
Access to all meet ups
Gold Lounge (free headshots with hair and makeup included)
5k Gold Rush walk/run with Susan Hyatt (breakfast included)
Liquid Gold cocktail reception
Option for onstage seating with keynote speakers (+$39)
Option for intimate lunch with Luvvie Ajayi (+99)
VIP gift bag
Copy of Luvvie Ajayi’s book, I’m Judging You

Gold Badge Add-On Events

It’s most convenient to purchase these add-on events as a package with the Gold Badge. However, if you want to purchase them later, you can do so by calling or going to the BCT Box Office.

Stage Seating – Gold Badge attendees have the opportunity to add on stage seating. You will have the opportunity to sit onstage with the keynote speakers and engage directly with them during the panel discussion. This can be purchased only as a package. Only 12 seats are available.

Lunch with Luvvie Ajayi – Gold Badge attendees have the opportunity to experience lunch on October 6th at 1pm with Luvvie Ajayi (prix fixe meal included). You can select your preferences as you check out. Only 20 tickets are available. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet this badass woman over great food.


General Admission

General Admission includes:
Admission to keynote speakers, 5:30-9:30pm on Friday, October 6
Book signing by Luvvie Ajayi’s NY Times Bestseller, I’m Judging You
Book signing by Susan Hyatt
Access to all meet ups
5k Gold Rush walk/run with Susan Hyatt

For each purchase a donation will be made to Girls Inc. of Monroe County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. For each Gold Badge $5 will be donated, and for each General Admission ticket purchased $3 will be donated.

The Venue

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block off the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy may be taken into the auditorium. Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs. Please contact the box office at 812.323.3020 to purchase those seats. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

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The Promoter

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Be Golden is an interactive, multi-­‐day experience empowering women to live unapologetically authentic lives through workshops and keynote speakers led by bad-ass game changers.

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