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Events

Esports Summer Camp

July 8- August 4, 2018

N3rd Street Gamers (NSG) Academy and Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs (JKCP) are proud to unveil the world’s premier esports industry summer camp launching for 2018! 
This camp offers a unique opportunity, molding talented young players into seasoned competitors and taking their game to the next level. “With nearly $7 million dollars in scholarships being awarded from over 40 universities in the United States and close to $1 billion in tournament prize money handed out in 2017, there is no denying that esports has become a booming industry with an ever increasing list of professional opportunities for young athletes to explore as players and industry professionals,” said Sarah Ohanesian Chief Marketing Officer at JKCP. 

Media Girls on Tour

July 21, 2018

The Media Girls On Tour Interactive Networking Series is an effort created by “Blogging Beauties Network”. Media Girls On Tour is a “sister circle” experience for women in media to be able to connect and learn from some of the best of the best in the journalism, blogging, entertainment, PR and television. The second stop kicked off this weekend in Detroit. a.k.a. “Motor City”.

The next leg of the tour is set for July 21st in Chicago, Illinois and will continue to travel throughout the year, making stops in Atlanta, New York, Dallas and LA. Bloggers, publicists, journalists, and correspondents are welcomed to attend. A special thank you to the additional tour partners Rolling Out, Sheen Magazine, Nouveau Riche Consulting and Knotable Designs. Be sure to check back for updates and information about upcoming tour dates and special guests.

International Beauty Expo Returns to Atlanta

Aug. 4-6, 2018

The Bronner Brothers International Beauty Expo will return to the Georgia World Congress Center Aug. 4-Aug.6. The multicultural show will host over 100 educational classes, 300 exhibitors and at least 10 competitions. Tickets start as low as $30 for students and include options for VIP and professionals. Attending celebrities include Deon Cole, stylist Derek J, Mona Scott Young and August Alsina.

Women's CEO Conference

July 28, 2018

 

She-EO conference, a series of highly successful, motivating events for multicultural women of color, will host its third event on July 28th at the University of Baltimore. She-EO, She Executive Officer, is a talk-show style event designed for women looking to break barriers, blaze trails, or otherwise be agents of change in their companies and communities. Featured guests at last year's She-EO included leaders like Tewa Onasanya, the founder and CEO of Exquisite Magazine, and Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi, a technical director with USAID. Registration is open now for the July 28th event, which will be held at the H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons at the University of Baltimore.  The event runs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT). Tickets can be purchased at www.ganiyah.com/sheeo3 and are $54.99 during the early bird period which ends July 15th. Businesses seeking professional development programs that also support diversity efforts are encouraged to send female employees to the event

Eight O'Clock Coffee- Win a Year's Worth of Groceries

June 17- Aug. 11, 2018

Eight O’Clock Coffee, America’s original gourmet coffee, today announces the release of The Great Coffee Break: a digital escape room game that people can play for the chance to win a year of free groceries! The Great Coffee Break is the first Augmented Reality-triggered digital game designed by Escape the Room and can be launched by scanning any Eight O’Clock Coffee package with the Shazam app – or by going directly to GreatCoffeeBreak.com. Set in a fictitious animated roastery, players will solve coffee-themed puzzles to help bags of Eight O’Clock “escape the roastery.” The Great Coffee Break will run from June 17 through August 11, 2018, and eight people will the Grand Prize—a year of free groceries, defined as $8,000 awarded in the form of a check. No purchase is necessary to enter. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States or D.C., age 18 or older.

Plasma Magazine' Ultimate Summer Party

July 14, 2018

Join Plasma Magazine for the Ultimate Summer Party in celebration of our newest print zine! Come dance in the big, beautiful backyard at Moon Lake Manor on Saturday, July 14th from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. We will have DJs spinning sets from the rooftop all afternoon, an art gallery in the trees, and handouts of Plasma’s summer zine. Plasma will have several summer activities including a water balloon fight, outdoor games, limbo contest and a beer pong tournament hosted by Mi Hair Garden. The event is free, and free beer will be available from 1-2p.m. Zines will be available for sale for $5.