August 14th-17th 2022

Martha's Vineyard

BDE is at the forefront and epicenter of connecting culture within a culture, with the prominent theme of uplifting and inspiring the multicultural community. BIG, via BDE will assemble a week of programming/networking events consisting of key thought-leaders, industry experts, athletes, and entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds to connect, learn, and engage.

The Schedule

August 14

Big Brunch

Location: BIG House
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm

*Invite Only

August 15

Marcel Rose
Happy Hour

Location: BIG House
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

*Invite Only

August 16

BIG & Hennessy
VIP Party

Location: East Chop Beach House
Time: 6:30pm-10:30pm

*Invite Only

August 17

Big Summit

Location: East Chop Beach Club
Time: 5:00pm-8:30pm


August 17

Cocktail Hour

Location: East Chop Beach Club
Time: 8:30pm-10:30pm


East Chop Beach Club

BIG Summit

Wednesday AUGUST 17th at 5:00pm

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5:00pm EST

Web 3.0

Why Web 3.0 represents the next opportunity to close the equity gap.

Cylton Collymore

Juan De Jesus

Ridhima Kahn

Isaac Barnes

6:00pm EST

Who Runs the World? (Women of course)…

A discussion of women in leadership.

Dr. Zabina Bhasin

Melissa Fenton

Jacqueline Jones

Christal Jackson

Malia Lazu

7:00pm EST

Uniting Black Wealth

Black Excellence…what do we need to do to make sure it’s afforded and supported?

Judene Small

David Clunie

Jason Wright


Jasmin Allen

8:00pm EST

Metaverse Fireside Chat

Featuring Martin Gilliard from Meta’s Reality Labs and Baron Davis.

Martin Gilliard

Baron Davis


9:30am PT | Pre-Show
Meditation Warm-up, Brought to You by TaskHuman
10am PT | Start of Summit
Baron Davis' Welcome and Vision
11:30am PT | BIG Panel
Building Wealth Within Our Community & Investing In Our Culture
Hosted by Kori Hale, CEO, CultureBanx
12:30pm PT | UWish Panel
The Urgency of Now: Activating the Power of Multicultural Storytelling
Hosted by Eleanor Earl, Assistant Professor of English & Film Studies, Hampton University
1:30pm PT | SLiC Panel
Sports Lifestyle in Culture: The Game from the Insiders
2:20pm PT | Q&A Panel
The BIG Factor: Building for the New Future
Hosted by Stephen Johnson
2:45pm PT | Fireside Chat #1
3:15pm PT | Fireside Chat #2
3:40pm PT | Afterparty
VIP Afterparty brought to you by Private Club Vodka

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