What is Black Men in Tech?

Black Men in Tech is a global conference created by Black Men for Black Men with the goal of fostering an environment for authentic expression, networking opportunities, and career advancement within the technology space.The conference’s mission focuses on the personal and professional growth of the Black Man and is designed to activate individual action in an effort to positively maximize shared experiences within the workspace and beyond.

“Rewriting Urban Legends”

What we have in store?

Event Details

Details

Date: June 19, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: Virtual Platform  
Cost: Free 
Program Cadence: Annual

Design

2 Notable Keynote Speakers 
5 Fireside Chats with Subject Matter Experts
2 Interactive Breakout Sessions

Time Commitment – 2 hours 30 minutes

Cultural Social Responsibility Initiative

  • Black Men in Tech strive to ensure future Black technology leaders are equipped with adequate resources in order to thrive in the classroom and beyond.

5 U.S. based Technology focused High school Target population: Marginally Disadvantage Youth

Two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

  • Conference Target Institutions
    • Spelman College
    • Florida A&M University
  • Our Impact: Our aspirational impact target is to contribute $75k to the Black community!

  • Rewrite Urban Legends by implementing the following need based initiatives:
    • Distribute computers to self identified Black graduating seniors!
      $1,000 = One Computer for High School student
  • Support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) with an annual book stipend scholarship!
    • $1,000 = One year book scholarship for HBCU student

Sponsorship Levels

Presenter
Sponsorship Level -
$15,000
(Sold)

  • Exclusive right to company name built into the title of event and additional event associated with the brand for a year.
  • Top Tier placement position on
    • Conference website with link(sponsorship page)
    • Pre-Event Newsletter
    • Attendee Acquisition email
  • (2) Promotion on Social Media Outlet Pre-event (Sponsor to provide content & social image)
  • 60 second video Message to Attendee (Subject to approval)
  • (1) 60 second promotional video during the virtual agenda release party
  • Inclusion in Black Men in Tech Sponsor list on Social Media Outlet
  • 15 RSVP Conference Passes
  • Spotlight during Introduction Video of Keynote and Closing Speaker 
  • Partner Spotlight Banner during Keynote and Closing Speaker 
  • 2 Commercial Content between Segments (30 second max subject to approval, content provided by sponsor)
  • 4 invitations to the summit
  • Co-presenter of awards to high school and colleges students
  • Access Resume book
  • Co-Branding on “The Neighborhood” event 
  • Logo and link on the “The Neighborhood” landing page
  • Sponsor Logo and Link included in the post event Thank you Email
  • First look opportunity for 2022 sponsorship

Tier 1
Sponsorship Level - $10,000
(5 Available)

  • Middle tier placement position on
    • Conference website with link (sponsorship page)
    • Pre-Event Newsletter
    • Attendee Acquisition email
  • (1) Promotion on Social Media Outlet Pre-event (Sponsor to provide content & social image)
  • (1) Promotional announcement during the virtual agenda release party (subject to approval, content provided by sponsor)
  • Inclusion in Black Men in Tech Sponsor list on Social Media Outlet
  • 10 RSVP Conference Passes
  • (1) 15 second Spotlight during Introduction of Fireside Chat (Content provided by sponsor)
  • (1) Partner spotlight banner during a fireside chat 
  • (1) Commercial Content between Segments (30 second max subject to approval, content provided by sponsor)
  • 2 invitations to the summit
  • Access Resume book
  • (4) Co-Branding opportunities on “The Neighborhood” event
  • Logo and link on the “The Neighborhood” landing page
  • Sponsor Logo included in the post event “Thank you” Email

Tier 2
Sponsorship Level -
$5,000
(10 Available)

  • Standard placement position on
    • Conference website with link (sponsorship page)
  • Inclusion in Black Men in Tech Sponsor list on Social Media Outlet
  • 5 RSVP Conference Passes
  • (1) Logo on partner spotlight banner during breakout session
  • 1 invitations to the summit
  • Access Resume book
  • Sponsor Logo and Link included in the post event “Thank you” Email

The Neighborhood

A monthly facilitated discussion in a space created by Black Men for Black Men. This is a platform where participants from diverse backgrounds, different vantage points and various ideologies come together to discuss their shared experiences.

What is Black Men in Tech - Executive Summit

Black Men in Tech provides an invitation-only roundtable discussion for Senior Leaders on the topic of engaging and retaining Black Men in the workplace. This session targets executives who want to share best practices on positive engagement and retention. Upon completion of this summit, participants will have a personalized action and implementation plan with the purpose of strengthening their organizational culture.

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