Past event
23–25 Sep 2020

3rd Annual Blacks in Technology Conference - Chicago


During Spring 2021, Blacks in Technology will host their 3rd annual conference, also referred to as BITCON, in Chicago, IL. Held in Twin Cities, MN for the last 2 years, BITCON will continue its trend of cultivating, diversifying, and highlighting tech ecosystems in the Midwest.

With the initial endorsement of the State of Illinois and corporations with headquarters and footprints throughout the midwest, BITCON will feature avenues where tech and industry intersect. With expectations of over 1000 attendees from across the globe, BITCON will emphasize Chicago as a destination committed to increasing diversity and equitable futures for black women and men in tech. BITCON seeks to create a platform for attendees to continue building their career or business in tech by providing the following:

  • Instructional workshops
  • Inspirational keynotes
  • Curated panel discussions
  • Corporate tours
  • Networking events
  • Competitions
  • Recruitment exhibitions