THRIVE is a 4-day tech conference to connect, learn, and grow in your pursuit to start or advance your tech career. This dope event is for ALL tech leaders, while specifically providing insight into the Black male experience.

This in-person experience is something you want to be a part of, whether it’s the Tech Talk sessions with executives, life changing recruitment opportunities with notable brands, or catching a vibe at our mixers and nightly parties, you want to be in the room!

We not only have the talent to thrive in this tech industry, but we have the grit to create a new normal for Black men in the tech space! So pull up to meet, mingle and make moves.

Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL of course! The Westin – Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is our host hotel for THRIVE 2022 and all conference sessions and associated activities will be held here. This oceanfront hotel is surrounded by luxury residences, chic stores, and restaurants providing cuisines ranging from local seafood to spoonfuls of international flavors.

After a few days of networking, grinding, and learning, enjoy a byte to eat, sip on a drink of choice, and dial-up your connections in the Black Tech Community. There is no better place to conclude each conference day. So take off your sneakers, loosen your ties, and relax while taking advantage of the numerous activities on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Conference Sessions

Gain actionable insight and access to leading speakers in Tech, Music, and Culture space.

Resource Center

Stop by our one-stop-shop Resource Center for resume assistance, LinkedIn Optimization, Interview prep, or even a new professional headshot. Leave our conference feeling “BRAND” new.


Enjoy a 3-day music festival hosted by hip-hop superstars and DJs which includes a broad roster of R&B and rap artists, making it an unforgettable music experience.

Recruiter Row

Take advantage of life-changing recruitment opportunities with top tech brands; let our recruiters help you land your next big tech job.


8:00 AM - Registration
7:30 PM - Networking Mixer
8:30 PM - THRIVEcoming


9:00 AM - Conference Sessions
7:30 PM - Networking Mixer
8:30 PM - THRIVEfest: RnB


9:00 AM - Conference Sessions
7:30 PM - Networking Mixer
8:30 PM - THRIVEFest: The BLK OUT


11:00 AM - Brunch with a Boss (Platinum Attendees Only)
We’ve got you! Ask your company to sponsor you with our fillable template. Be prepared for any questions your leader may have by checking out our detailed FAQ page where you will get the rundown of what to expect day by day, our COVID health guidelines, and much more.
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The Westin – Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL
October 13-16 2022

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