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BROCCOLICON 2022 will be an in person and virtual event for students, entrepreneurs , and young professionals.

#BroccoliCon will attract some of the brightest minds from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to generate new ideas, sharpen existing ones, stimulate networks, and arm people with tools that will positively affect our culture and communities. We are focused on improving diversity in Tech, Entrepreneurship, Social Impact and Creative Industries through a series of interactive programs including panels, professional development workshops, skill building activities, and exclusive networking receptions.

WHO WE ARE

Broccoli City is a Black owned social enterprise rooted in a double bottom line strategy that focuses on people and progress. We foster creative and community growth by building innovative experiences that intersect music, art and social impact.

OUR MISSION

To mobilize our community to celebrate and advance Black culture and communities. Our mission consists of two interrelated parts that guide our work: Our Entertainment Mission: To create innovative experiences and spaces that unapologetically celebrate Black culture. Our Impact Mission: To provide the opportunities, education and resources needed to create meaningful Black change.

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OUR SCHEDULE & AGENDA

  • 4:15pm – 5:30pm

    Stay Ready So You Don’t Have to Get Ready

    Panelists: Brittany Lewis (Youtube) | Dre The Mayor (Music AR) | Bobby Carter (Cuzzin B – NPR) | Lawerence Burney | Runs True Laurels magazine

    Moderator: Brandon McEachern

  • 5:45pm – 6:30pm

    Identifying & Mastering Your Craft

    Panelists: Derreck Smith (Simple Media / Broccoli City) | Malcolm Xavier (Joy Club DC) | J. Alphonse Nicholson | P- Valley on Starz

    Moderator: Adam McFarland

  • 6:30pm -7:15pm

    Maintaining Self while pursuing a Career you Love

    Fireside: House keynote speaker who’s big on their mental health/well being and doing good in the world to speak to how to balance the two
    A conversation between Darryl Perkins and Wallo 267

  • 9:00am – 9:05am

    D&I’s Impact & Importance in the Workplace

    Panelist: Brittany Ireland | Ebony Fresh | Jessica Hardeman

    Panel: Indeed with HBCU Buzz

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  • 9:55am – 10:40am

    How to Position Yourself As An Entrepreneurial Playmaker

    Panelist: Courtney Couch | Ronne B | Tonya Rapley | Domonique Broadway

    Panel: Girl CEO/C.Luxe

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  • 11:05am – 11:50am

    Heritage, Migration & Movement: Stories of An EthnicallyDiverse Black America

    Panelist: Dr. Charles H.F. Davis III | Bridget Kyeremateng | Caliph | LaGloria Wheatfall

    Panel: I Am an Immigrant

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  • 1:00pm – 1:45pm

    Black Excellence in White Spaces

    Panelist: VINCINT | Danielle Ponder | Justin Williams | Danya Bacchus

    Panel: Wasserman

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  • 1:55pm – 2:40pm

    Live Nation: Your Ticket to Live!

    Panelist: Shavonne Dargan | Mari Davies | Angie Ange

    Panel: Live Nation HR

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  • 2:45pm – 3:30pm

    Breaking Into Tech

    Panelist: Christopher Gray | Brandon Andrews | Aaron Morgan | Darrah Joy Clay | Haywood L. Perry III

    Panel: Scholly

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  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm

    Halftime Reset: Reinventing Yourself for the Next Phase– Brought to you by #disruptaging

    Panelist: Alicia Wallace | Dr. Ikenna Myers | Karega Bailey | Wallo267

    Panel: AARP

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  • 4:45pm – 5:00pm

    Final Remarks—Marcus/Brandon

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  • On Demand

    Watch the Throne: Women Liven Up the Industry

    Speaker: Live Nation Urban

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Black Women Photographers on Taking Up Space in Music

    Speaker: Black Women Photograhy

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Breaking Glass Ceilings: Black Executives of Color in the Entertainment Space

    Speaker: SiriusXM

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Veganism in Black Communities

    Speaker: Everything Legendary

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Redefining Future with black femme creatives hosted by Converse

    Speaker: Converse

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Finding Your Frequency: Curating Your Path in the Music Business

    Speaker: Spotify

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    202 Creates X Broccoli City Presents: Creating in the DMV

    Speaker: 202Creates

    Location: Online

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  • On Demand

    Black Excellence in White Spaces

    Speaker: Wasserman: Tia Oso

    Location: Online

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