Make The Most Of Your Event Experience
Resources and support for attendees, speakers and organizers.

About Me

Hey, I'm Makeda!

Founder of Events Unlocked (formerly The Conference Connection), where I help attendees, speakers and hosts better navigate conferences, retreats and workshops.  Through education + information, this is the entrepreneur's guide to events.


Personally, I'm married to my musician hubby and we have three boys, Anwar, Ashur + Amare.


New Listed Event

Fab Fempreneur Fest
September 27 & 28, 2019
$597 - $1097

Fempreneur Fest is a "business conference meets retreat" where women come together to focus on growth in their business, make meaningful connections, and get a much-needed recharge! Join the Fab Fempreneurs September 27th-28th, 2019 at the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa.

How Can I Help?

Events Unlocked

For hosts who (want to) serve entrepreneurs with education and fun.

Speakers Unlocked

For newer speakers who want more visibility and speaking opportunities.

Events Unlocked Mag

For attendees who want to better navigate conferences and events.


Answer these eight questions before you purchase your first or next conference ticket.  Don’t be unsure, be confident!


Send me snail mail:

Makeda Mutema-Newton

PO BOX 3364

Mercerville, NJ 08619