Twin Cities Welcomes Inaugural Blacks In Tech Conference

Industry: Technology

Blacks in Tech Hosts Inaugural Conference in Greater MSP Region from October 11-13

St. Paul, MN (PRUnderground) September 19th, 2018

National nonprofit organization, Blacks in Technology (BIT) will host their Inaugural Conference in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area from October 11th-13th. The BIT Conference is the 2018 premiere event for black professionals to network in the tech industry. Events include over 25 workshops, networking parties, a Tech Fest and career fair, pitch competition, city excursion tour, and more! As the Twin Cities is quickly becoming one of the fastest-growing hotspots for innovation, BIT will highlight the region’s tech, business, and political climate while inviting the nation’s leading companies to share expertise and source talent.

BIT Founder Greg Greenlee commented, “We listened to our community and we are excited to finally bring them a conference that they can be proud of as engineers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. The BIT conference is a celebration of the women and men who not only helped to build our incredible community, but are also doing amazing work in the technology industry that would normally go unrecognized. We are compelled as an organization, to provide a space and a platform for them, so their voices are elevated and heard. The Blacks In Technology Inaugural Conference is here to deliver the ultimate tech conference experience. This 3 day event is celebrating black tech-xcellence.”

BIT has curated over 60 industry experts, creatives, influencers, and executives to lead impactful discussions to further your business or career. Guest speakers include Y Combinator Founder of Squire App, Songe LaRon, Intel VP of Software & Service Group, Michael Greene, Salesforce Product Marketing Manager, Ayori Selassi just to name a few!  With expectations of over 1000 attendees, BIT will provide an interactive and innovative platform to increase and recognize the representation of black women and men in the tech industry.

To learn more about the BIT Conference, please visit

Blacks In Technology (BIT) is a national 501c3 tech focused community and media organization that is dedicated to increasing the representation and participation of black women and men, and all people of color (PoC) in the technology industry. We are “Stomping the Divide” by establishing standards for world class technical excellence. BIT serves members through community, media and mentorship. We provide resources, guidance and challenge members to establish new standards of innovation. To learn more please visit

About Blacks in Technology

Blacks In Technology is a tech focused community and media organization that is dedicated to increasing the representation and participation of black women and men in the technology industry.

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