African-American buying power has seen impressive gains since the end of the last economic downturn, jumping from $961 billion in 2010 to an estimated $1.3 trillion in 2018. Since 2000, the African-American market has seen a 114 percent increase in buying power. *The University of Georgia's Multicultural Economy Report 2019

July 16th


BCI Expo

Come connect with brands, artists, and influencers in a high energy networking event.



4:30pm-6:00pm  |  Registration

6:00pm-7:00pm  |  Expo Mixer

8:00pm-10:00pm  |  Single's Mixer

July 17th


Sessions & Concert

Learn from some of the industry leaders in the kingdom, and explore discussions on how to expand your brand and impact. Then experience a concert event unlike any other with our partner organization D2W.



7:00am-8:00am  |  Registration

9:00am-10:15am  |  Living the Life of an Influencer 

10:30am-12:00pm  |  Recognizing the Reality of Relevant Leadership 


12:00pm-1:00pm  |  Lunch

1:15pm-2:45pm  |  The Dating Game 


1:15pm-2:45pm  |  Creating Systems for Excellence in Business- Business & Entrepreneur Track 


1:15pm-2:45pm  |  Remembering Traditions While Inspiring Change - Ministry & Organization Track


Anthony O'Neal 


4:30pm-6:00pm  |  Dinner Break


6:30pm-11:00pm  |  Dare 2 Worship-

July 18th



Get dressed up in your formal wear and mingle with some of the most influential kingdom leaders today while.


7:00am-8:00am  |  Registration

9:00am-10:15am  |  Faith & Race (Speaker 19)

10:30am-12:00pm  |  TEDx Style (Speaker 20, 21,22) 20 mins each


12:00pm-1:00pm  |  Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm |  Marketing your Brand as a Creative - Artist Track Panel 


1:15pm-2:45pm  |  Collaboration & Creating Strong Partnerships 


1:15pm-2:45pm  |  Defending the Faith - Ministry Track 


2:45pm-3:00pm  |  Break, transition


3:00pm- 4:30pm  |  KEYNOTE & SPECIAL PERFORMANCES: Nona Jones

4:30pm-6:00pm  |  Dinner Break


6:00pm-10:00pm  |  BLACK TIE GALA