$15 – $325

#BITCON2019 - Blacks in Technology Annual Conference

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Hilton Minneapolis

1001 Marquette Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Blacks in Technology invites you to attend the most highly anticipated event of the fall season! During October 9 -12, BIT will host Year 2 of our annual conference, dubbed #bitcon2019. Join us as we embark upon our mission in setting the standard of cultivating world class technical excellence.

This 4-day event, hosted amongst the cosmopolitan backdrop of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, will receive over 1500 attendees to include students, seasoned professionals, senior executives, elected and appointed officials, entrepreneurs and small business owners, subject matter experts, influencers and celebrity guests, and all those interested in tech. Whether you’re a novice or an aficionado, BITCON invites you to take full advantage of our conference platform to build your resources, business, network, and career

From workshops, demos, panels, labs, sprints, lightning talks, hacks, pitches, career and exhibitor booths, networking parties and more! Be sure to mark your calendars, request PTO, and book your flight and hotel for this Midwest destination event.

For more information visit www.bitcon.tech.

Day 1, October 9, 2019 - Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, & Tech

Day 2, October 10, 2019 - Marketing, Media, Dev & Design

Day 3, October 11, 2019 - Cybersecurity, AI, ML, IT, IoT, and More!

Day 4, October 12, 2019 - Community Tech Fest & Career Fair

More Details to Come!!!


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Day 1-3 are 18 and over. Day 4 is the Community Tech Fest & Career Fair open to all ages.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Transit between Minneapolis & St. Paul


Metro Green Line & Blue Line

Parking Onsite / Street Parking - Daily Rates May Apply.

What can I bring into the event?

Business Cards, Resumes, Laptops

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

To contact the BITCON Team please email us at contactus [at] blacksintechnology [dot] net.

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