The Third Annual Technology Entertainment Convergence (TEC) Conference, presented by the TEC Leimert, returns to Leimert Park Village for an outdoor tech festival on Saturday, April 27, from noon to 6 p.m.

The TEC Leimert Conference brings cutting-edge thought leaders, entrepreneurs and young professionals together to network, share information and build future organic collaborations with influencers from the technology and entertainment industries. Top industry executives discuss topics on transformative technologies, emerging trends and groundbreaking culture disrupters that have changed the way we communicate and interact with various platforms of entertainment.

“We are tapping in to the creative economy and unpacking how to thrive as a professional in these areas,” said Rashidi Jones, co-founder, TEC Leimert. “We are bringing creative leaders from various industiries to the cultural epicenter here in South Los Angeles. If you are interested in music, film, TV, gaming or culture and want to know how to be an active player in these spaces, then you don’t want to miss our 2019 conference.”

The TEC Leimert Conference features a full day of networking opportunities, interactive experiences and informative panel discussions such as Black Hollywood, e-Sports, “Get Paid or Played” (breaking into the music industry), “Defining Pop Culture,” “The Grind is Real: An Entrepreneur’s Showcase,” and “Hacking the Cannabiz industry in Los Angeles.” more.

Now in its third year, the TEC Conference has grown into a premier technology and entertainment conference in the city of Los Angeles. In addition to serving as an opportunity to engage with the South Los Angeles community, the TEC Leimert Conference works to promote the proliferation of technology-focused programs in the area with the goal of initiating investment into the community.

TEC Leimert is a 501c3 organization that creates collaborative platforms for urban professionals, entrepreneurs and students to engage industry influencers and thought leaders in interactive networking environments. The TEC Leimert Conference is an investment to bring the future of technology and entertainment to an often overlooked community ready for access to new and innovative opportunities.

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