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LET'S HELP OUR 2020 COLLEGE GRADS SUCCEED!
 
CULTURE CREATORS CONTINUE 'C2 SUMMIT'
HBCU INITIATIVE AS A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
MAY 18 - 21 FOR GRADS SEEKING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN BUSINESS & ENTERTAINMENT
 
Execs from Pixar Animation Studios, Will Packer Productions, Motown Records, William Morris Endeavor, Live Nation, & More Slated to Speak
 
James Lopez to Host First "Culture Chat" Followed by Frank Abney III and Steve Pamon
 
The C2 Summit is in Partnership with Morgan Stanley and Powered by Microsoft



(NEW YORK, NY) - May 13, 2020 -  Culture Creators , an exclusive platform established to cultivate and highlight the achievements of diverse professionals in entertainment, has announced that its second installment of the  C2 Summit Series  will take place online as a virtual conference  Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21, 2020.
 
Following the success of last year's inaugural event in Washington, D.C., the 2020 C2 Summit will provide HBCU students with a four-day digital experience that includes panel discussions, one-on-one interviews, speed mentoring, culture chats and a pitch competition. Attendees can take advantage of employment opportunities as well as unparalleled access to job recruiters and seasoned influencers with various backgrounds in business, entertainment, technology, finance, and lifestyle. Huge, a global experience agency, part of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), has also joined the group of experts. The agency is making members of their team, including their Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy and recruiters available for resume reviews and one-on-one mentoring.
 
Confirmed speakers are Chairwoman and COO (Atlantic Records) Julie Greenwald, Sports Agent (CAA) Carlos Fleming, General Manager (Motown) Marc Byers, Brands/Marketing (Mastercard) Jeffrey Swierk, Brands/Marketing (Heineken) Kenny Moore, Marketing Executive (Miami Dolphins) Marques Jackson, and Human Resources Exec (Nickelodeon) Courtney Oliver, to name a few. Panels will include entertainment attorneys, execs from William Morris Endeavor, Live Nation, The Coca-Cola Company, Rap Snacks, and more.  James Lopez (President of Will Packer Productions/Film and TV Producer) will host the first Culture Chat on Monday, May 18, at noon, followed by Frank Abney III (Filmmaker/Animator Pixar Animation Studios).  Steve Pamon (President/COO of Parkwood Entertainment) will host his Culture Chat on Tuesday, May 19, at 8:00 pm Rich Antoniello, ( Founder and CEO of Complex Networks) will hold the last Culture Chat of the summit Thursday, May 21, at 8:00 pm Morgan Stanley's Financial Culture Chats are always a crowd pleaser and will take place over three days during the summit.  Also, the C2 Summit team has created a special session dedicated to mental health awareness.
 
The C2 Summit is FREE for college students. Sign up now at aka.ms/cc2020.
 
Visit  http://theculturecreators.co/createnow/ for more information.

ABOUT CULTURE CREATORS
Culture Creators was founded in 2015 as an organization designed to celebrate black culture across passion points - music, television/film, visual arts, fashion, sports, tech, and entrepreneurship, specifically those who helped to create it and those who are now the 'creators.' The company operates as a national multimedia & experiential organization with a wide range of platforms but primarily focusing on education and digital content. By focusing on connecting the 'old guard' and the 'new guard' and serving as an outlet to educate, inspire and empower the younger generation of 'creators,' the company will build up a strong following of young adults known as millennials and generation Y.
 
In addition to thought leadership events, networking sessions and mentoring, and the annual "Innovators & Leaders Awards brunch, Culture Creators seeks to become the think-tank, talent incubator and pipeline for creatives, companies, and intellectuals who touch black culture in one form or another.

ABOUT MORGAN STANLEY
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, a global leader, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, cash management, and lending products and services, annuities and insurance, retirement, and trust services.
 
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: M.S.) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management, and investment management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide, including corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals. For more information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
 
ABOUT MICROSOFT
Microsoft (NASDAQ "MSFT" @Microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
 
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