What is the Black Men XCEL Summit? 

The Black Men XCEL Summit is the nation’s No. 1 conference focused on celebrating and refining Black men with the tools to advance their professional development at every leadership level, from entry-level to management to C-suite executive. Our mission: To elevate and empower Black men to be recognized for their value and talent. The XCEL Awards, the nation’s highest recognition of the excellence and leadership of Black men, celebrates Black men in areas ranging from business and technology to sports and the arts. The event will be held Oct. 11–13, 2023, at the JW MARRIOTT TURNBERRY RESORT & SPA.


Who should attend?

Mid- to senior-level managers, C-level executives, decision-makers, HR officers, diversity officers, and professionals.


Do you suggest I seek sponsorship from my company?

Yes, we suggest you seek sponsorship from your employer. The Black Men XCEL Summit is a career development and leadership conference that adds value to you and your company.

For your assistance, we have provided a Letter to Employer that may aid in getting your company’s approval. In addition, if you need a tax ID # or to be invoiced, please email: beevents@blackenterprise.com.


What does the registration fee include?

The registration fee includes the executive leadership and financial workshops, conference materials, breakfast, lunch, receptions, entertainment, the Black Men XCEL Awards Dinner, and scheduled activities. 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 Sept. 11, 2023.


Are group discounts available for the Black Men XCEL Summit?

Yes, discounts are available for groups of three (3) or more. To qualify for the discount, everyone must register at the same time. Please visit the Registration page for more information on group discounts and the refund policy.


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. See Registration page for pricing and deadlines.


What and where is the host hotel?

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

19999 W Country Club Dr

Aventura, FL 33180

Phone: (305) 932-6200


What can I expect from the program?

Gain access to and learn from industry leaders about optimizing your potential for professional advancement, and participate in interactive workshops and sessions that examine corporate trends, leadership, and management skills. You’ll connect with executive men from across the country and enjoy restorative activities such as one-on-one coaching sessions, networking opportunities, 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 the Speaker Inquiry page on the Black Men XCEL Summit website. Due to the volume of submissions, only selected speakers will be contacted. We do encourage you to register to attend the Summit. Thank you for your interest.


When do you suggest I arrive in Miami, and when is the Summit’s last event?

The Summit begins on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and concludes on Friday, Oct. 13.


Who should I speak to about sponsorship opportunities?

Please e-mail Kyle Allman, SVP/National Director of Multimedia Sales, at allmank@blackenterprise.com or Renau Daniels, Senior Director, Event Sponsorship Sales, at danielsr@blackenterprise.com.