Leading Tech Companies Celebrate Black History Month at One-Day event on Feb 21st - .@BAIExpo #BAIE2019



Leading Tech Companies Celebrate Black History Month at One-Day event on Feb 21st

 The 5th Annual Black Arts & Innovation Expo #BAIE2019, announces it’s headline event, hosted by CP24’s very own Kayla-Marie Williams on February 21st, 2019 at the Arcadian Court from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.

BAIE 2019 will bring together industry leading technology companies in celebration of Black History Month.  A networking opportunity to build relationships and forge mainstream connections. #BAIE2019 will emphasize opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

Attendees will have an opportunity to connect at the onsite Technology Job Fair with leading companies including: Facebook, Pinterest, Lexmark, CompuCom, Dell and many more.

“Canada is one of the fastest growing technology markets in North America.  BAIE was launched to help people develop new skills and compete to win in the workplace of the future. I know first hand that embracing technology and innovation can transform lives and inspire meaningful change – we need more diversity at the table.” – Claudette McGowan, Founder BAIE

The event will feature live performances by International music sensation Kardinal Offishall, R&B singer and songwriter Sage Harris, Violinist Andrew Forde, and Matthew Romeo (formerly known as DJ Romeo).

A panel discussion on “Competing to Win” will be hosted by PR Strategist Dalton Higgins. Ahmed Ismail will deliver a thought-provoking keynote on his journey to build XO’s incubator, Hxouse, with Creative Director La Mar Taylor and The Weeknd.

Popular social media food influencer Ryan “Eat Famous” Hinkson will curate a complimentary menu served throughout the event. In addition, Djamila Ibrahim, Kayla Perrin, Canisia Lubrin, Josef Adamu and more will be onsite to showcase their artistic talents. 

#BAIE2019 Event details: 
  • Celebrate five exceptional students as they receive Scholarships of $5000 each
  • Vote real-time at the Lions Lair Competition (with a smartphone) for your favorite business idea and help one remarkable entrepreneur win a $10,000 Business Grant
  • Connect with industry-leading companies that are actively hiring diverse talent for STEAM roles
  • Discover 20+ unique artists and ground-breaking innovators that will exhibit their extraordinary creations
  • Experience career-boosting onsite activations like complimentary resume reviews and professional headshots
  • Engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion on "Competing to Win," moderated by award-winning journalist and author, Dalton Higgins
  • Enjoy live performances, complimentary food tastings, a luxurious silent auction, flash raffles/draws and a one-of-a-kind futuristic Robotic Play Zone
  • The first 100 people will receive a Leather Messenger bag filled with swag, valued over $200! 
Students and entrepreneurs can apply for Scholarships or a Business Grant at Blackexpo.ca before the deadline of February 15th, 2019.

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Leading Tech Companies Celebrate Black History Month at One-Day event on Feb 21st - .@BAIExpo #BAIE2019 Leading Tech Companies Celebrate Black History Month at One-Day event on Feb 21st - .@BAIExpo #BAIE2019 Reviewed by FADED4U on February 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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