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Upcoming Events

NOLAvate Black is known for our amazing meetups and networking events. We bring technologists together to share the awesome innovation happening in our ecosystem. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic we are not hosting in person events. However, we look forward to being back together again for Black Tech NOLA in 2022 in New Orleans! Be safe and be well!

  • Black Tech Meetup - Jan 21, 5pm

    January 21, 2022, 5pm - Virtual. Let's meetup virtually and celebrate the 2021 NOLA Tech 30 honorees. A message from our Founder Sabrina Short about our creative economy followed by a panel discussion with current and past honorees on "Web3: Why should creatives and artists pay attention to Blockchain?" Speakers: Dawn Richard, Artist and Creative Tony Zanders, Founder & CEO of Skilltype Kim Thomas, CEO of Independent Gaming League Foundation (IGL) Let's kick the year off lifting up Black excellence.

  • Black Tech NOLA - June 27 -29, 2022

    June 27 - 29, 2022 - Hybrid. Black Tech NOLA covens hundreds of Black technologists and advocates from around the globe for the largest tech conference in New Orleans to explore the intersection of technology, art, and culture. The 5th Annual event will be held the 3 days before the Essence Music Festival of Culture.

Check out this convo with Marques Colston about making choices that align with your personal mission and goals.