Schedule

3 Days of furthering “forward”

More programming to be announced daily. Stay tuned.

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Nov 1st - Tuesday

Nov 1st - 9:00am EST
Mighty Dream Hub
Free Events & Event Guest Services
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Nov 1st - 9:30am EST
Black Ambition Demo Day
Black Ambition's Opening Session to Demo Days
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Nov 1st - 10:00am EST
Free Hub Events: Panels, Networking, Resources, Art & Entertainment
Full Schedule to be announced
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Nov 1st - 1:00pm EST
OTHERtone OPENER
Pharrell, Scott, Fam and Special Guests from the Main Stage
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Nov 1st - 2:30pm EST
EDUCATION + CAREER: Black Ambition & UPS Supplier Diversity Resource Connector
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Nov 1st - 2:30pm EST
Black Ambition: Investor Networking (Finalist) Black Brands
A curated, invite-only networking opportunity for entrepreneurs
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Nov 1st - 3:15pm EST
Black Entrepreneurship: The New Face of Small Business
Presented by The Guardian U.S.
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Nov 1st - 5:00pm EST
EITR Redux
Night One Kick Off: Speakers, Food & Music
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Nov 1st - 7:00pm EST
Live Music
Venue and Talent to be announced
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Nov 1st - 9:00pm EST
Progress Agent Afterparty
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Nov 1st - 9:00pm EST
Executive Ally & Change Enabler Afterparty
Badge Holder Invite Only Cocktail Party
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Nov 2nd - Wednesday

Nov 3rd - Thursday

Reserve your stay now

Norfolk offers a variety of accommodation options for every style and budget, from downtown high-rise hotels to quaint bed and breakfasts, and everywhere in between.

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

Refined luxury and stylish comfort come together brilliantly at Norfolk Waterside Marriott.

Courtyard by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

Courtyard by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

Within walking distance of all downtown attractions, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

Residence Inn by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

Residence Inn by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

Food, shopping, and entertainment surround the Residence Inn.

Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Autograph Collection

Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Autograph Collection

An intellectually curious boutique hotel and glass art gallery in the heart of Downtown Norfolk.

Official Sponsors

The Guardian
UPS

Presenting Partners

Black Brand
Black Ambition
Commune
Yellow
CROP Foundation