AfroTech World 2022: Dates, News, and Everything Else to Know

Details about one of the largest multicultural tech conferences

The AfroTech logo in black and white.

AfroTech is an annual conference centered around startups, entrepreneurs, and business leaders in the Black community. Morgan DeBaun founded it in 2016.

When Will AfroTech Be Held?

Afrotech World took place online April 13-14, 2022. Afrotech Executive is a multi-city event that started in Miami on February 24, 2022. Brooklyn was the next stop on March 25, followed by Washington (May 19) and Los Angeles (September 22).

Austin will host an in-person event November 13-17.

The 2021 conference was on November 8-13. It took place online, with the entire event live-streamed to attendees.

How to Register and Attend

Tickets are available on the AfroTech website. Registration is open, with three ticket options: Student, General Admission, and Corporate Admission.

What Announcements Are Expected?

This event doesn't typically involve significant industry announcements. Instead, attendees are encouraged to network with one another, learn new skills, and discover emerging trends in design, engineering, and other technology areas.

Venture capitalists attend the conference, which gives startups and entrepreneurs a chance to connect with those interested in funding new ideas. You can watch a sample session below.

The Latest News About AfroTech and Black Leaders

While you can always read the latest technology news on Lifewire, here are some special pieces of interest involving Black leaders in tech we're keeping an eye on.

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