What is BroccoliCon?

BroccoliCon is a free career expo for minority college students of four and two year institutions, young professionals and individuals seeking fresh job opportunities. Attracting some of the brightest minds from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, BroccoliCon will generate new opportunities, sharpen existing skills, stimulate networks, and arm candidates with the tools necessary to positively affect both culture and communities.

The event will feature an array of workshops, hiring sessions, and career development resources meant to empower young people of color to make a positive impact on both culture and communities.

About Broccoli City

Broccoli City is a black-owned social enterprise rooted in impact and entertainment that focuses on people and progress. We foster creativity and community growth by building innovative experiences that intersect technology, music, art, and social impact. Originally birthed as a festival experience centering Black communities in the DMV area, Broccoli City has developed into a national brand that creates and distributes opportunities, education and resources needed for the upward mobility and social progress of Black and brown communities.

About The Executive Office of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

The Executive Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser hosts events that support key initiatives and programs for residents and DC-based businesses of the District of Columbia. The events focus on topics that encourage safer, stronger communities, healthier living, world class education, job growth and other opportunities.

About Events DC

Events DC is the premier host of conventions, sports, entertainment, and cultural events in the nation’s capital. As the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, we create experiences that engage, excite and entertain visitors from around the world and benefit our local economy and community.

Where is it being held?

The BroccoliCon Career Expo will be held at the new District Entertainment and Sports Arena. This is a multi-purpose events facility, located on the St. Elizabeth’s East Campus, in Congress Heights, a residential neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C.

The arena is home to the Washington Mystics of the WNBA and the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.

Why is it important?

Job fairs afford college students and graduates to explore their career interests and meet with employers. BroccoliCon aims to help drive diversity and inclusion in a wide range of industries, from STEM to creative, healthcare, finance, business, and entertainment through sponsored interactive programs, including professional development workshops, skill-building activities, and exclusive networking receptions.

How to get involved?

  • For all general conference inquiries, reach out to our team
  • For all general sponsorship and partnership inquiries, contact Jacqueline Alston
  • For all exhibitor inquiries, contact Fawn Robinson

BroccoliCon 23 Sponsors


  • Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 250 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.
  • Involvement includes a powerhouse panel discussion and post-conference career resources.

DC Department of Employment Services

  • DOES provides comprehensive employment services to ensure a competitive workforce, full employment, life-long learning, economic stability and the highest quality of life for all District residents.
  • Involvement includes helping to attract qualified attendees and align with DC employment opportunities.

REFORM Alliance

  • REFORM is a non-profit organization dedicated to probation, parole, and sentencing reform in the United States through legislation and lobbying.
  • Involvement includes sponsoring conference panels, workshops, and networking opportunities.

BroccoliCon 23 Partners

Radio One

  • Radio One  is the largest broadcasting company targeting African American audiences in the United States.
  • Involvement includes serving as the premier radio partner of BroccoliCon.

Black Music Action Coalition

  • Black Music Action Coalition is an advocacy organization formed to address systemic racism within the music business. Our Coalition advocates on behalf of Black artists, songwriters, producers, managers, agents, executives, lawyers and other passionate industry professionals.
  •  Involvement includes providing attendees with access to entertainment industry job opportunities.

Live Nation

  • Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, bringing 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals to life and selling 500 million tickets per year.
  • Involvement includes providing employment and internships opportunities within Live Nation.