WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
Dress Code For All Afternoon Sessions Is Resort Wear Casual. Golf Clothes, Comfortable Shorts, Shirts, And Shoes Are Welcome And Encouraged.
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GOLF & TENNIS CHALLENGE?
If you loved attending our annual Golf & Tennis Challenge, then you’re going to love Black Men XCEL even more! Everything that made G&T such a unique, fun, and energizing event for more than two decades—from the golf tournaments and luxurious spa experiences, to the Mars vs. Venus Trivia Competition and Celebrity Chef Challenge, to live comedy and musical performances (not to mention partying with influencers, power players, and celebs)—you’ll still enjoy at Black Men XCEL. The Black Men XCEL Summit is designed to be both inspiring and empowering, as well as loads of fun. It’s a major upgrade to what has been long established as the ultimate, end-of-summer getaway.
IS THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT JUST FOR MEN? ARE WOMEN INVITED?
Not only do we want women to attend the Black Men XCEL Summit, we need you there to celebrate with us! After all, you—our wives, mothers, sisters, girlfriends, daughters—are our biggest champions; no one is prouder of our achievements or more invested in our success. You provide us with both motivation and inspiration. We need you to join us because you believe in us, and you want us to win! The Black Men XCEL Summit is for black men, and for those who love us. How are we supposed to have fun without you?
With that in mind, there is plenty for you to enjoy, whether you’re flying solo, hanging out with your best girlfriends, or spending quality time with the special man in your life. From luxurious spa amenities and great golf and tennis, to sessions including Women Uncensored and live music and comedy, you’ll have an amazing time!
IS THERE A SOCIAL MEDIA HASH TAG FOR THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT?
Yes. You can follow and join the buzz around Black Men XCEL by checking for #BMXCEL on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms.
HOW IS BLACK MEN XCEL RELATED TO YOUR BE MODERN MAN CAMPAIGN?
BE Modern Man is a year-round digital and social media campaign of BlackEnterprise.com, designed to bring to light the countless black men who are making valuable and even heroic contributions to our families, communities, nation, and the world in every field of endeavor, but who go virtually unnoticed by mainstream media and popular culture.
While BE Modern Man is about the daily contributions of black men, Black Men XCEL, and the XCEL Awards in particular, celebrates those black men who represent absolute greatness and serve as the standard of excellence not just to African Americans, but the world. Our XCEL Award honorees are who the BE Modern Man aspires to become.
BE Modern Man and the Black Men XCEL Summit have a shared mission: To challenge the prevailing narrative of mainstream media and popular culture by showcasing black men more accurately as significant contributors, solution providers, and valued assets to the world. Despite the forces arrayed against them, Black Men XCEL.
WHAT DOES THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDE?
The registration fee includes the panel discussions and sessions, a conference bag, breakfast, lunch, receptions, entertainment, the XCEL Awards Dinner, networking breaks, and activities (excluding the spa). It does not include the hotel room, airfare, or ground transportation.
WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY FOR THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT?
A refund of all registration fees minus a $100 processing fee will be made within 5-7 business days of cancellation. No refunds will be issued after July 28, 2017. For more information on refunds and pricing, please visit the Fees page.
WHEN IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT?
Registration is closed once the event reaches capacity. We suggest registering as soon as possible.
WHAT AND WHERE IS THE HOST HOTEL?
PGA National Resort & Spa
400 Ave of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Phone: (800) 863-2819
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM BLACK MEN XCEL?
Gain access to and learn from accomplished men and women of distinction. Participate in interactive workshops and sessions that examine corporate trends, leadership and management skills, mentorship opportunities, and other issues which men of color must be prepared to face. You’ll get to network with executive men and women from across the country, and enjoy restorative activities such as morning workouts, golf, Paint & Sip, the Mars vs. Venus Challenge, nightly entertainment, and much more.
WHO SHOULD I CONTACT REGARDING SPEAKER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT?
If you’re interested in becoming a speaker or would like to recommend someone, please submit a photo, bio, and press kit (if available) to Beevents@blackenterprise.com. Due to the volume of submissions, only selected speakers will be contacted.
WHEN DO YOU SUGGEST I ARRIVE, AND WHEN IS THE SUMMIT’S LAST EVENT?
The Summit begins on Wednesday, August 30th and concludes on Sunday, September 3rd.
WHOM SHOULD I SPEAK TO ABOUT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?
Please e-mail Kyle Allman, Director, Multi-Media Sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARE GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR THE BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT?
Yes, discounts are available for groups of 4 or more. To qualify for the discount, everyone must register at the same time. After the 4thregistration, the 5th registration is free. For more information on group discounts and the refund policy, please visit the Fees page.
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