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Urban Gospel Music
URSULA D. EDWARDS CEO, Urban Gospel Alliance; Founder and CEO, Manifestations, LLC; Manifesting Entertainment; CEO and Publisher, G21 Magazine, CEO and Founder, Rhymes & Runway Tour, Co-Owner, 3HP RECORDS Founder and CEO of Manifestations Ministries, LLC, an Atlanta-based marketing, promotions and research firm, Ursula’s vision is to revolutionize the urban gospel industry and touch the lives of millions across the globe, especially youth. Her goal is to introduce relevant, Christ-centered media, entertainment and leisure alternatives into the international marketplace. As CEO of Urban Gospel Alliance, Ursula is charged with creating opportunities for greater exposure for independent artists in urban, contemporary, and traditional gospel music genres. Well respected by her peers, this dynamic and skilled marketing professional holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management (with an emphasis in Marketing) from Eckerd College , and three Associate degrees in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Accounting from St. Petersburg College. ABOUT US A full-service marketing, promotions and research firm based in Atlanta , Manifestations, LLC strives to bring viable, relevant, positive, Christ-centered, entertainment and media alternatives to the global marketplace. Manifestations, LLC utilizes a broad range of viable resources and information to impact lives all over the world. Founded by Ursula D Edwards, a consummate professional with extensive experience and proven success in artist development, event planning, marketing and promotions. Well regarded by music, ministry and media executives across the country, Ursula has worked with a broad range of recording artists, entertainment firms, non-profit organizations, and national ministries to assist with strategic planning, secure corporate sponsorships, and plan events all across the country. Ursula once managed the urban gospel division of Upper Room Records, oversees A&R development of several talented artists, and is working to establish the urban gospel division of several talent brokers based in the area. Manifesting Entertainment (M.E. -“An entertainment movement….moving entertainment”), a subsidiary of Manifestations, LLC is generating a revolution in entertainment for a now generation and the next millennium. M.E. is a Christ-centered entertainment company initiating a hostile take over! Society needs a higher standard in entertainment and media. M.E. has set the bar real high. M.E. is keeping the bar real high. The goal of Manifestations, LLC is to reclaim present and future generations; to actively and aggressively impact lives steering them toward their purposed-filled path that leads to passionate, constructive, happy lives. In the marketplace, urban culture is single-handedly credited with the driving success of the hip-hop lifestyle. Urban influence has advertisers, carmakers, corporations, clothes makers, magazine publishers, television producers, and filmmakers standing up and taking notice. SERVICES Our firm offers a number of services, including: Business Consulting -- Research and analysis, customer database organization, marketplace surveying and assessment. Business/Ministry Branding -- Strategic process and development: person, product, organization, symbol. Development of consistent message(s), shopping/leveraging, sponsorship creation and development, urban gospel industry research and development. Creative Marketing & Promotions -- Event planning, public relations, radio servicing and commercial advertising. Ursula is well regarded by music, ministry and media executives across the country, her company has worked or partnered with a broad range of recording artists, entertainment firms, non-profit organizations, and national ministries to assist with marketing, strategic planning, secure corporate sponsorships, plan events, etc. all across the country.
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