Thursday, Jul 5, 10 AM-4 PM

2018 Black Tech New Orleans – Essence Weekend

New Orleans Board of Trade- Downtown

NOLAVATE Black, an initiative of Short Speaks Creative, presents Black Tech New Orleans during Essence Festival Weekend, July 5th-6th, 2018 downtown at the New Orleans Board of Trade.
Black Tech New Orleans will connect Black tech professionals and
entrepreneurs of color in the technology industry with the objective of strengthening the Black tech ecosystem in the Greater New Orleans Region. Black Tech New Orleans main stage presented by DXC will include topics and discussions
around Diversity and Inclusion, Building Black Tech Ecosystems, Education and Tech, Funding for Start-Ups, Recruitment and Retention, Digital Media and Content Creation and a special Women In Tech roundtable discussion on Friday morning.
Start-ups and minority owned businesses are encouraged to stop by the Innovation Lab Pop-Up each day offering an on-site learning space and business center, including free headshots and LinkedIn workshops sponsored by Microsoft. Event sponsors and partners include DXC Technology, GE Digital, Camelback Ventures, Daily Burn,
Urban League of Greater New Orleans and Robertson Wealth Builders. Learn more at!