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The America21-BDPA Innovation Leadership Summit & Dinner is a networking event in concert with the 34th Annual Black Data Processing Associates Conference in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore ...

The America21-BDPA Innovation Leadership Summit & Dinner is a networking event in concert with the 34th Annual Black Data Processing Associates Conference in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2012.

This unique summit will focus on the challenges and opportunities in developing an innovation ecosystem and infrastructure that nurtures job growth and wealth creation, from the pipeline of STEM education to the productivity of tech entrepreneurship and capital investment.

This event is for serious-minded leaders who want to change the current economic paradigm and build an access channel for Black America to compete in the 21st century innovation economy.

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    America21-BDPA Innovation Leadership Summit Dinner - final America21-BDPA Innovation Leadership Summit Dinner - final Presentation Transcript

    • Presents  …         A  Leadership  Summit  &  Dinner   Moving  Black  America   into  the  21stCentury   Innova:on  Economy   Venue:  Bal%more  Hilton       Date:  July  31,  2012     Time:  8:30pm  –  10:30pm  in  partnership  with:  Na%onal  Black  Data  Processing  Associates    Na%onal  Associa%on  Mul%cultural  Digital  Entrepreneurs  (NAMDE)  DivsersiTech    
    • Welcome,  From  the  BDPA  President  …   It  is  my  pleasure  to  welcome  you  to  the  34th  Annual  Na%onal   BDPA  Technology  Conference.  This  year,  the  conference  will   aTract  a  record  number  of  IT  Professionals  from  around  the  Monique  Berry  President,  BDPA   country.     It  is  the  organiza%on’s  largest  networking  opportunity  of  the   year  hos%ng  more  than  400    professionals,  students  and   corporate  par%cipants.     The  official  conference  dates  are  Aug.  1-­‐4.  But  we  are  especially   pleased  to  partner  with  The  America21  Project  to  convene  a   cataly%c  Leadership  Dinner  on  July  31  that  will  bring  together  IT,   educa%on,  industry  and  public  policy  leaders,  along  with  high-­‐ growth  entrepreneurs  and  investors,  to  engage  in  a  thought-­‐ provoking  no-­‐holds-­‐barred  in-­‐depth  analysis  and  discussion   about  moving  Black  America  into  the  21st  century  global   innova%on  economy  in  exponen%al  fashion.   America21  is  par%cularly  capable  of  modera%ng  this  discussion,   given  the  vision  and  leadership  they  have  demonstrated  across   the  na%on.  We  look  forward  to  your  par%cipa%on  and  support.      
    • Welcome,  From  The  America21  Project  …   It  is  my  pleasure  to  welcome  you  to  a  cataly%c  event  that  brings  together   visionary,  solu%on-­‐oriented  thought  leaders  to  engage  in  a  profound   dialogue  about  how  Black  Americans  will  compete  in  the  21st  century  global   innova%on  economy.     We’re  grateful  to  the  NBDPA  for  its  leadership  and  partnership  that  has  laid   a  founda%on  upon  which  we  can  support  tomorrow’s  innovators  and   entrepreneurs.   The  America21-­‐BDPA  Leadership  Summit  and  Dinner  is  a  first  step  in  our   Johnathan  Holified,  Esq.   efforts  to  build  vibrant  and  inclusive  venture  ecosystems  in  our   Co-­‐founder  ,  The  America21  Project   communi%es,  and  connec%ng  them  to  regional  innova%on  clusters  and  The  America21  Project  has  three  primary   opportunity.  Our  first  step  is  to  acknowledge  the  challenges  but  embrace  goals:   the  opportuni%es.  1.  Broaden  the  economic  narra%ve  across   America21  works  through  a  framework  built  upon  three  core  pillars:     Urban  America  2.  Build  sustainable  innova%on-­‐venture   §  STEM  Educa%on  &  Workforce  Development,     ecosystems  within  our  urban   §  High-­‐Growth  Entrepreneurship,  and     communi%es  3.  Connect  economically  disconnected   §  Access  to  Capital  and  Risk  Capital  Investment.     sectors  to  regional  innova%on  clusters   We  look  forward  to  sharing  our  vision  with  you  and  look  forward  to  your   and  economic  opportunity   feedback.  
    • What:  The  America21-­‐BDPA  Leadership  Summit  &  Dinner  will  be  a  gathering  of   1.9M  Black  businesses  leadership  among  innova%on  ecosystem  stakeholders  in  the  Northern  Virginia  –  DC  -­‐   Revenue  =  <  1%  GDP  Bal%more  region  represen%ng  entrepreneurs,  investors,  policy  makers  and  universi%es.      The  2.5-­‐hour  dinner  program  will  present  a  compelling  vision  for  developing  a  vibrant   1.8M  Sole  Proprietors  and  inclusive  Innova%on  Venture  Ecosystem  among  African-­‐Americans  in  the  Bal%more   (no  employees)  region  and  across  the  na%on.    It  will  also  offer  an  opportunity  for  high-­‐level  networking    among  tech  innovators,  investors  and  policymakers.     Zero  Net  Job  Growth    Where:  NBDPA  Conference  in  Bal%more,  MD   Black  Tech  When:  Tuesday,  July  31  from  8  PM  –  10:30  PM   Entrepreneurs  receive  Why:  There  is  a  significant  lack  of  venture-­‐entrepreneurial  deal  flow  in  our  community.     less  than  1%  of  The  BDPA  conference  represents  an  opportunity  for  Black  IT  professionals,  entrepreneurs,   investments  investors,  educators  and  policymakers  to  gather  in  one  place  to  discuss  how  we  can  create    a  innova%on-­‐venture  ecosystem  where  entrepreneurs  and  investors  can  create  deal  flow,   SBIR/STTR:  Black  wealth  and  opportuni%es  that  will  drive  economic  growth  for  our  community.     par%cipa%on   sta%s%cally  nil  Cost:  $100  per  person    Target  ASendance:  100-­‐150   $52B  invested  in  2011  Audience  Demographics:  Tech  Entrepreneurs,  Educa%on  Leaders,  IT  Professionals,   by  angels/VCs.  Black  Small  Business  Owners,  Corporate  Leaders,  Government  Leaders,  Philanthropic  Leaders,   par%cipa%on  Angel  and  Venture  Capital  Investors,  Asset  Managers,  Media  Owners  and  Community   sta%s%cally  nil.  Leaders.      
    • America21  Innova:on  Summit  Agenda   Outcomes:     5   Welcome  /  Opening  Remarks:  BDPA  &  Sponsor   Establish  a  network  of   leaders  in  who  support  the   2.5   Intro  presenter   America21  vision   15   Speaker  (tbd)   Establish  interest  in   crea%ng  an  Urban   2.5   Intro  presenter   Innova%on  Fund   15   The  America21  Project   Establish  interest  in   15   Audience  Q&A  with  America21   developing  an  Urban   Innova%on  Roundtable   10   Break   Establish  interest  in   2.5   Intro  Panel   suppor%ng  the  partnership   of  BDPA  and  America21  and   20   Panelists  Presenta%on   a  cataly%c  change  in   economic  strategy  across   40   Audience  Q&A  with  Panel   the  na%on   5   Call  to  Ac%on   5   Thank  Sponsors  /  Closing  Remarks  2.5  hrs   Total  %me  
    • SPONSORSHIP  BENEFITS  $5K  sponsor  (max  2)   $2,500K  sponsor  (max  2)   $1,500K  sponsor  (max  2)  •  Name/Logo  on  powerpoint   •  Name/Logo  on  powerpoint   •  Name/Logo  on  powerpoint   presenta%on   presenta%on   presenta%on  •  Sponsored  by  Name/Logo  on   •  Sponsored  by  Name/Logo   •  Sponsored  by  logo  on  inside   front/back  of  dinner  program   on  inside  front/inside  back   of  dinner  program  •  Presence  on  conference  website   of  dinner  program   •  Presence  on  conference  •  Intro  and  speaking  opportunity  at   •  Presence  on  conference   website   opening  of  dinner  (1  sponsor)   website   •  Acknowledgement  /  thanks  by  •  Closing  thanks/remarks  (1   •  Acknowledgement  /  thanks   MC   sponsor)   by  MC   •  Complimentary  registra%on  •  Sponsored  table  (guests  5)   •  Sponsored  table  (guests  5)   for  2  at  BDPA  conference.  •  Complimentary  registra%on  for  5   •  Complimentary  registra%on   at  BDPA  conference   for  5  at  BDPA  conference   For  all  sponsorship  considera%ons,  please  contact  Chad  Womack,  PhD     P:  (215)  776-­‐6664  E:    cwomack@america21.org  or  cwomack06@gmail.com  
    • Contact  Us:    Email:  info@blackinnova:on.org    Web:  hSp://blackinnova:on.org    Phone:  (541)  730-­‐2164   Johnathan  Holifield,  Esq.   Mike  Green   Chad  Womack,  PhD   Chief  Strategist  &    Evangelist   Chief  Mass  Communica:ons  Strategist   Managing  Director  &  Chief  STEM  Innovator   STEM  Educa:on  •  Entrepreneurship  •  Capital