AFROTECH™ Conference is the largest Black tech conference of the year! Get ready to connect with a global community of 20,000+ Black tech innovators during a series of digital and in-person events filled with dynamic programming on emerging trends, networking opportunities with industry leaders and conversations with top tech recruiters.
AFROTECH™ Conference 2022 will take place Sunday, November 13 through Thursday, November 17 at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Austin.
The schedule will be updated as speakers are confirmed. Be sure to follow and check on the AFROTECH Conference website and social media accounts for updates.
AFROTECH Conference programming will start on Sunday, November 14 at 4:00 pm and end on Thursday, November 17 at 9:00 pm. Please refer to your ticket type description for programming availability
There will be an AFROTECH Conference app that will roll out closer to the conference date. Stay tuned!
Yes, you must be 18 or older to attend the AFROTECH Conference.
Attendees can create their professional profile and upload their resumé in the Resumé Book after successfully registering for the conference. The Resumé Book is a great recruitment resource for our partners/sponsors and can be found here.
We invite students from all over the world to apply for our AFROTECH Conference 2022 Scholarship. Attending this in-person conference will be a one-of-a-kind experience and opportunity in your academic career.
Scholarship applications are open to current undergraduate and graduate students from June 1 – August 6, 2022. Please use this form to submit your application. Recipients of the AFROTECH Student Scholarship will be notified after the application period.
Get your company to sponsor your AFROTECH Conference ticket. Use this cover letter template.
Please see our website for more details HERE. Below you may see at a high level AFROTECH guidelines.
Blavity Inc./AFROTECH is committed to ensuring the safety of our attendees, sponsors, and team at AFROTECH Conference 2022. We will abide by governmental guidelines when possible as we strive to balance public health concerns with AFROTECH’s needs.
All AFROTECH Conference 2022 attendees must provide proof of vaccination or a negative test before picking up their conference badge in Austin. Blavity will accept proof of:
We are partnering with a health screening vendor to streamline compliance with the above COVID-19 policy. Further information will be provided soon on the screening process details.
The AFROTECH Conference 2022 COVID-19 policy is subject to change based on Blavity, Inc.’s discretion.
You can purchase your AFROTECH Conference 2022 ticket by going to this link.
There are several ticket levels for the AFROTECH Conference 2022.
If you are a student trying to get a job, want to connect with employers, submit your resumé for consideration by employers or learn more about what’s happening in the tech industry – Buy a student admission ticket!
If you want access to custom-curated programming targeting founders, VCs, executives, and mid-level managers, as well as access to exclusive networking and entertainment – Buy an AFROTECH Executive Admission ticket!
If you want an ALL-ACCESS pass and an upgraded experience at the AFROTECH Conference – Buy the exclusive Platinum Admission tick
Hotel, airfare, ground transportation, off-site events, meals, and parking are NOT included.
All registered attendees will receive a confirmation by email (please check your junk/spam folder). The confirmation email is your receipt and verifies the event(s) and/or additional fee sessions you have signed up for and how much you have paid. If you have questions regarding your registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We currently do not offer discounts specifically for military or non-profits.
All promo codes must be applied at the time of purchase. We cannot process refunds for tickets purchased without an applied promo code. If you are experiencing difficulties using your promo code, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
We’ve partnered with several hotels to offer a housing block with discounted nightly rates to AFROTECH Conference 2022 participants. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and discounted rates are not guaranteed. We recommend booking your stay as soon as possible but no later than Friday, October 14, 2022. For more details, visit our Stay With Us page.
Attendees should plan to fly to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
Downtown Austin is 7.5 miles away from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and typically less than a 15 minutes car ride.
Please visit our Partnerships page for more information on partnering with AFROTECH Conference.
We are in the process of finalizing the details of the pitch competition, and the rules will be posted on our website soon.
There are no volunteer opportunities available for AFROTECH Conference 2022 at this time.
Thank you for your interest in sharing AFROTECH Conference 2022 in your news coverage. Professional photography and videography is allowed in specific areas of the conference with proper credentials and a camera tag provided by AFROTECH. By submitting to become accredited you agree to respect the rules and regulations set forth in this policy.
Accredited Press & Camera Tags:
All interviews must be pre-scheduled prior to conference, do not approach speakers during the conference.
All social post should include AFROTECH official hashtags
Please send all coverage to firstname.lastname@example.org