The MACRO X HBCU Leisure Summit shall be held in-person this yr for its third annual showcase to be held in Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 23.
The inaugural summit debuted on the campus of Howard College in 2019 with the mission of partaking and educating college students on the huge careers, alternatives, and paths within the media and leisure fields.
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This yr’s occasion will embrace appearances by Aunjanue Ellis, Prentice Penny, Nicole Ari Parker, Nicco Annan, Younger Nudy and Stephen “Dr.” Love, in addition to a bunch of leisure business executives.
This yr’s summit will happen at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station between Fowler Road NW and twentieth Road. The microfestival will host an array of panels and programming, a pitch competitors, meals vans, giveaways, a docuseries screening, and a movie screening. This yr, the summit can even be out there to college students at Traditionally Black Faculties and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the nation through livestream on TikTok beginning at 12 midday ET.
The occasion is open to college students and alumni from Atlanta HBCU’s – Clark Atlanta College, Morehouse Faculty, Morris Brown Faculty, and Spelman Faculty, in addition to aspiring media and leisure professionals within the Atlanta space. All attendees should register to attend. Attendees should additionally present proof of vaccination or a detrimental COVID-19 take a look at inside 72 hours of the occasion.
Warner Bros. Footage will sponsor the closing occasion of the summit—an advance screening of its upcoming movie, King Richard. The drama follows the journey of Richard (Will Smith) and Oracene Williams (Ellis) as they information daughters Venus and Serena Williams on their path to altering the game of tennis.
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