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December Member Meeting 2022

In December, BECA Members gathered in NYC for our year-end meeting. Our 2022 Meeting was nothing short of monumental. Explore the albums below to see our December Member meeting highlights!

Members and Special Guests Arrivals

Panel: “2022 Midterm Elections and Current Political Environment

Founding Member Chris Foster (Omnicom) facilitated a conversation with Joel Payne (MSNBC) and Lee Carter (Fox News Network) about current and predicted political trends affecting the marketing industry.

Panel: “The State of Black-Owned Media”

BECA Members attended a panel discussion facilitated by Cynthia Jenkins (GroupM) on The State of Black-Owned Media with industry experts Alfred Liggins (Urban One), Derek Dingle (Black Enterprise), Detavio Samuels (Revolt), Eden Bridgeman (EBONY), Josh Rahmani (Urban One), Kyle Allman (Black Enterprise), Michele Ghee (AMG), and Travis Montague (Group Black).

Panel: “Unplugged – A Conversation for BECA Members, with BECA Members”

Founding Member Chris Foster from Omnicom led a members-only panel with Founding Members Dara Treseder (Autodesk), Remi Kent (Progressive), and Member Julius Robinson (Marriott).

Post-Meeting Cocktail Reception

After the meeting, Members joined in fellowship for drinks, dinner and conversation.

“Off the Record” Conversation with Spike Lee

BECA Founder Jerri DeVard interviewed the legendary Spike Lee in a conversation titled “Off the Record.” They discussed the power of storytelling and amplifying the Black experience through art and culture. BECA Members had the opportunity to candidly share with and hear from Spike Lee.