Black tech professionals and founders convene for the largest Inclusive Innovation Conference in New Orleans.
About this Event
The 3rd Annual Black Tech NOLA 2020 presented by Entergy & JPMorgan Chase & Co. will be held June 29 - July 1 as a VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. The Black Tech NOLA 2020 Inclusive Innovation Conference is now a FREE EVENT and will illuminate the intersection of Tech, Art & Culture. Global Brands are invited to show their commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in tech by investing in our local efforts to promote a sustainable creative economy. Stay tuned for news and updates for Black Tech NOLA 2020 at nolavateblack.com.
If you are interested in being a Black Tech NOLA 2020 sponsor or partner, contact Sabrina Short, Founder and Executive Producer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATEMENT FROM ESSENCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. ON THE 2020 ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE
“After continued monitoring of the evolving developments in the COVID-19 global pandemic and remaining in close contact and collaboration with our partners in the City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana, we are confirming today that we will no longer move forward with the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture live experience – and look forward to returning to New Orleans in 2021.”
Read the full statement here. www.essence.com/v1festival2020/faq/
FIND YOUR TRACK:
Each day will include Creative Convos and Black Tech Convos, fireside chats, led by thought leaders to discuss and explore critical issues facing creatives across the tech industry.
MONDAY, JUNE 29: INCLUSIVE INNOVATION
TUESDAY, JUNE 30: TECH STARTUPS
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29:CULTURE CURATORS
LEARN ON DEMAND:
Our Virtual Innovation Lab will feature demos and masterclasses on products and services from partners and sponsors, curated especially for creatives of color - watch any time!
Techies seeking employment can check out jobs at the Level Up NOLA, a virtual hiring event with organizations that value diversity and inclusion.
Closing each day of the conference will be the Virtual Happy Hour – 504 the Culture, celebrating culture curators in the city. Partake in talks, performances, and convos with local artists, creatives, and founders around the creative economy.