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BLACK ENTERPRISE Hosts The Black Men XCEL Virtual Experience Focused On The Leadership Excellence Of Men Of Color, Oct. 22-23

BLACK ENTERPRISE Hosts The Black Men XCEL Virtual Experience Focused On The Leadership Excellence Of Men Of Color, Oct. 22-23

Unique Annual Leadership Development Event for Black Men Expands Its Reach and Impact as A Virtual Conference Experience To Maximize Networking and Engagement

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its 4th annual Black Men XCEL Summit, Oct. 22 and 23, as a virtual conference experience for the first time, expanding its reach and impact as the premier national event dedicated to celebrating and advancing the excellence and leadership of Black men. The Black Men XCEL Summit, sponsored by FedEx Express and in partnership with Presenting Sponsors AT&T and JPMorgan Chase, BLACK ENTERPRISE will introduce new elements to the event—including live chats with speakers and experts, and an interactive XCEL Sponsor Showcase—enabling real-time engagement, coaching, mentorship, and networking opportunities.

Black Men XCEL will take place on an engagement-filled, content-driven platform with sessions, workshops, and coaching designed to provide attendees with sessions and activities that will train, equip, develop, and inspire leaders across a broad array of endeavors—from corporate America and sports management to the tech industry and community organizations. Participants will have the opportunity to virtually connect with some of today's most successful business and executive influencers and gain direct access to major corporations eager to recruit ambitious men of color for high-level opportunities in their organizations. Black Men XCEL's relevance is heightened by the unique challenges brought on by the global health and social justice crisis, this is the place to elevate those conversations of change.  

Confirmed speakers for the virtual experience include Dondré Whitfield, Actor, Author; Michael Vick, former NFL Player; Fox Sports NFL Analyst, Tiki Barber, former NFL Player & Co-Host, Tiki and Tierney Show, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, Thuzio; FedEx Express Shannon Brown, Senior Vice President/Eastern Division US Operations & Chief Diversity Officer;  BCT Partners Chairman & CEO Randal Pinkett; and AT&T Chief Development & Diversity Officer Corey Anthony.

Other sessions and highlights of Black Men XCEL:

  •  Powerful Leadership Keynotes
  •  Election 2020: What's at Stake for Black Men
  •  The New C-Suite: Opportunities for Leadership in Corporate America
  •  Making Black Men A Diversity Priority
  •  Black Men's Mental Health in Corporate America

  …And MORE!

"The Black Men XCEL Virtual Experience will feature all of the most enduring and valued elements established over the past three years by our truly, one-of-a-kind conference celebrating the best of who we are as Black men," says Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. "With so much at stake for Black people right now, we are excited about our ability to use our new and unique virtual conferencing platform to reach and engage more Black men of excellence than ever before, from throughout America and beyond."

The Black Men XCEL Summit, sponsored by FedEx Express joins the Presenting sponsors AT&T and JPMorgan Chase & Co., Corporate sponsors of the 2020 Black Men XCEL Virtual Experience include Accenture, Apple, Consumers Energy, KPMG, Liberty Mutual, and Walmart.

Black Men XCEL begins Thursday, Oct. 22, and concludes Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. To register and find out more information, visit Search #BMXCEL for additional updates and information about Black Men XCEL on social media.

BLACK ENTERPRISE, your ultimate source to build Wealth for Life, is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers, on entrepreneurship, careers, financial management, and related topics. A multimedia, digital-first company, BE also produces video and podcast programming, business and lifestyle events, Web content, apps, and other digital media. Visit for more information.

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