Heissam “ I ’ m in ” Jebailey
efore graduating from the University of Central Florida in May 2000 with a B . A . in Advertising and Public Relations , Heissam “ I ’ m in ” Jebailey was the Director of Sales and Communication for Quotes , the AD / PR Club , and a Committee Member for the Nicholson School of Communication . He was also a Roast and Toast Scholarship Winner and the AD / PR student of the year .
Upon graduating , he worked for UCF ’ s Independent Student Newspaper , The Central Florida Future , for one year , before becoming publisher and co-owner of it . Along with business partner Brian Linden , he helped grow the publication from a once per week black and white tabloid with only one fulltime staff member to an award-winning , three times per week full-color broadsheet along with dozens of other specialty products and 10 full time , 5 part-time , and 40 freelance writers , photographers , distribution drivers and copy editors .
As an owner , Heissam provided over $ 30,000 in scholarships to over 50 UCF students per year and $ 10,000 to his Alma Mater and the School of Communication . He constantly organizes events and raises money as a lifetime member of the UCF Alumni Association and UCF Foundation .
Heissam is currently licensed and active with I ’ m in Real Estate and Continental Investments International Network Company , a full-service Commercial and Residential Real Estate Company . He is currently managing Jebden , Inc ., which oversees Commercial Office Space , Airbnb and Condo Rentals , IminEvents . com , an Event Planning , Promotions , and Professional Speaking company throughout Central Florida and IminFitness . com .
He is also the Founder and CEO of Orlando Networking Events and the Largest Black & White Weekend for Charity and Wellness in the World , which takes place every May raising funds for BASE Camp Children ’ s Cancer Foundation .
What are your current endeavors and future business and personal plans ? Continuing with my event company and Black & White Weekend , owning more Real Estate , and studying for my fitness license to help others maintain a healthy lifestyle are some of my current endeavors and plans .
What word of advice would you give to an entrepreneur ? Do your research and take calculated risks . Work on multiple streams of income . Feel free to respectfully seek out advice from others but always do what you feel is right for yourself and your business . Always trust your gut instinct . n
Email : heissam @ iminevents . com Website : www . iminevents . com Facebook : Heissamimin Linkedin : http :// linkedin . com / in / heissamiminjebailey
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