EXPLORE POSSIBILITIES
JUNE 29 - JULY 1 | VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

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. https://www.essence.com/v1festival2020/faq/

CULTURE CURATORS

 

Culture Curators move innovation forward through storytelling, design, media, music, gaming, and film. 400 Black Tech Creatives will convene for 2 full days of main stage talks, panel discussions, after hours meetups, tech demos, and interactive exhibits to illuminate the intersection of Tech, Art & Culture.

 
 


BLACK TECH NOLA 2020

presented by Entergy and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

SCHEDULE

Monday, June 29

Conference Programming (10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, June 30

Conference Programming (10am - 5pm)

Wednesday, July 1

Conference Programming (10am - 5pm)

ACTIVATE!

TBD

NOLAVATE Pitch Competition

TBD

NOLA Tech Expo

TBD

NOLA Jobs Expo

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

“The Black tech conference we need…in ways I never knew we needed. 

The speakers, panelists, and attendees all gave me something.” 

– UX Designer, Deloitte Digital

SPONSOR

 

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 cultural economy. Contact Sabrina Short at sabrina@nolavateblack.com for more information.  



BLACK TECH NOLA

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