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March 07, 2023 | Tom Ballard

Black Tech Week returns to the Queen City in July

This three-day event in Cincinnati hopes to attract 3,000 attendees, which would double 2022's event.

Cincy Inno reports that “Black Tech Week,” one of the country’s premier conferences for tech professionals and founders of color, will return to the Queen City in July, and organizers hope to more than double last year’s attendance.

The event, which will be held July 18-20 at Cincinnati’s Music Hall, is a way to both celebrate and promote Black entrepreneurship. More than 1,500 people attended last year’s event which was the first time it had been held in Cincinnati, and the goal this year is 3,000 attendees.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Everette Taylor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kickstarter;
  • Felecia Hatcher, CEO of the Black Ambition Opportunity Fund;
  • Detavio Samuels, CEO of REVOLT;
  • Candice Matthews Brackeen, CEO of Lightship Capital, the organization that runs “Black Tech Week”;
  • Aisha Bowe, CEO of STEMBoard; and
  • Brian Brackeen, General Partner at Lightship Capital.

Tickets are now on sale.

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