Activities and events of Convention and Visitors bureaus.
Date: Saturday, November 09, 2013 At 12:00 PM
Duration: 8 Days 5 Hours
318 Blackwell St.
Durham, NC 27701
Angela Stokes Publicist & CEO
3rd Annual Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Week, Durham NC - November 9- 17, 2013. Kick-off event
The 1st Annual Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Week holds promise like no other. The theme for this year’s event is “Changing the Face of Technology” and focus’ on NC natives and residents who are indeed changing the face and landscape of technology entrepreneurship. Katrina M Harrell in connection with 100 Urban Entrepreneurs of NC will honor six extraordinary minority innovators in technology and entrepreneurship: Wayne Sutton and Angela Benton co-founders of NewMe Accelerator, Tiffani Bell founder of Pencilyou.in and part of NewMe Accelerator project who are each subjects of CNN: “Black in America 4”; Stephanie Harris and Roderick Frizzelle co-founders of ibuzzn.com, and LaShanda Henry, founder of Black Business Women Online.
This year’s kick-off event on Sunday, November 8, 2013 will be held at Bay 7 in the American Tobacco District, Durham NC, as a networking and celebration event not only celebrating the accomplishments of the honorees but also providing unsurpassed networking opportunity among Top entrepreneurs throughout the state. Networking begins at 6:00pm with the honoree event & program beginning promptly at 6:30pm. November 13, 2013 viewing party of the CNN show to be announced.