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December 3, 2019
Icon Summit Date

December 3, 2019
8:30 AM-7:30 PM

Instagram NYC
770 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

About Icon Summit 

Icon Summit is a one-day event that builds emotional intelligence and advances the success of Black and Brown men in technology, entertainment and entrepreneurship.


8:30 AM – Doors Open
9:30 AM – Kickoff Experience
9:40 AM – Opening Keynote Session
10:00 AM – We Made It Executive Panel
10:30 AM – BREAK
11:00 AM – This is How We Grow Workshop & Exercise
12:00 PM – LUNCH
1:00 PM – The Path to Become a Venture Capitalist and Why? 
1:30 PM – How Do Black and Brown Men Become Better Allies?
2:30 PM – For the Culture: Entertainment and Entrepreneurship Panel
3:00 PM – BREAK
3:30 PM – We are Startup Founders: This is How We Made It Panel
4:00 PM – Closing Keynote Session
4:30 PM – The Mind Review: Building Blocks for Success
5:30 PM – 7:30 Happy Hour

Apply To Attend

Icon Summit New York is a free event, please complete the application form if you’re interested in attending.


Icon Summit is a safe and innovative space for Black and Brown men across every religion, country of origin, sexual orientation, visible and invisible disability, and age, as well as veterans and people who have been incarcerated. Our Code of Conduct is vital to creating this safe space and all participants at our event have a role in making sure it is upheld and enforced.

We work hard to make our events accessible to everyone – the venue is wheelchair accessible; we’ll have all-gender/all-people restrooms; we’ll have seats up front reserved for wheelchairs, people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and/or visually impaired; we’ll have live CART captioning at the stage. If you need an ASL interpreter, volunteer guide, prayer room or have other accessibility needs we’ll do our best to accommodate.

Registration is free but you must complete an application. This does not guarantee your entry to Icon Summit. Attendees will receive an email confirmation. 

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Icon Summit is a Change Catalyst Solution

Change Catalyst builds inclusive tech ecosystems through strategic advising, startup programs and resources, and a series of events around the globe.

Using culture and behavior change strategies, we partner with the tech industry to drive solutions to diversity and inclusion together: across education, workplace, entrepreneurship, policy, media/entertainment and ecosystem builders.

Event Logistics

Interested in sponsoring? This is a unique chance to meet diverse engineers, entrepreneurs, designers and more! Contact us for more information.

Interested in volunteering? We need volunteers to help make this an amazing event. Sign up to be a volunteer here.

Accessibility We are working to make our events as inclusive as possible. We will have live captioning at the conference. If you have additional accessibility requests, please contact us at contact@changecatalyst.co

Code of Conduct It is very important to us that everyone attending the conference feels safe and respected. Will be strictly enforcing our Code of Conduct at all Icon Summits. Please read it here.

Filming on Premises Change Catalyst is an educational company that supports and catalyzes people leading change. We photograph, video and audio record our events to share important discussions and experiences with people who are unable to attend in person. By entering our event location during our event, you agree that Change Catalyst has the right to use your likeness, image, voice, etc. in photos, videos and in any educational, marketing, advertising or related endeavors. You will not be compensated in any way for the use of your likeness, image, voice, etc. Being on these premises during our event means that you release and hold harmless Change Catalyst from any claims or actions that arise as a result of this production. Thank you so much for your support and cooperation. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Transfers & Refunds Tickets are non-transferable.