6th Annual BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration

  • October 25, 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • October 27, 2018
  • 4:30 PM
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton, 4800 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This registration is reserved for 2 recruiters to attend the Career Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018 and also provides full access to all conference sessions.
  • This registration is reserved for 2 recruiters to attend BOTH the Graduate School & Career Fair on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 and also provides full access to all conference sessions.
  • This registration is reserved for 2 recruiters to attend the Graduate School Fair on Friday, October 26, 2018 and also provides full access to all conference sessions.

Registration is closed


6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference  

Theme: “Theory, Knowledge, and Practice”

Charlotte, North Carolina
October 25 - 27, 2018

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte

4800 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217

The Black Doctoral Network is leading the next generation of Black scholars to reach new heights. Encouraging intellectual curiosity and transformative research, the Black Doctoral Network is a bridge leader, creating paths between scholars, disciplines, and academic universities all while its serves as an invaluable connection between higher education and the community at large.

Conference Information:

BDN2018 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

BDN Social:

The BDN Social this year is something you do not want to miss! This year's social will feature a DINNER BUFFET & OPEN BAR! Open Bar guests must be 21 years or older. Other guests will have access to soft drinks and water. Cost is $25 per person.

Registration & Membership Information: 

NEW ADDITIONS: Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch will be offered!

Thursday - BDN Networking Social**

Friday - Breakfast*, AM Break, Lunch, PM Break, Evening Reception*

Saturday - Breakfast*, AM Break, Lunch**, PM Break, Evening Reception*

*=ONLY complimentary for those staying at the Embassy Suites; coupons will be provided at check in.

**= will be an add-on purchase

Each recruitment package includes 2 conference registrations

Click "Add Guest" at the bottom of the registration page after entering the 1st recruiters information

 Registration Type Early-Bird Registration
Ends June 30, 2018
General Registration
Begins July 1, 2018
Career Fair Recruiters $350 $450
Career Fair Recruiters
(University Partners)
$300 $400
Graduate School Fair Recruiters $350 $450
Graduate School Fair Recruiters
(University Partners)
$300 $400
Graduate & Career Fair Recruiters $550 $650
Graduate & Career Fair Recruiters (University Partners) $450 $550


 Graduate School Fair Career Fair 
 Friday, October 26, 2018  Saturday, October 27, 2018 
 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Click Here to see the 2018 List of Recruiters

Refund Policy:

Registration fees are refundable up until Friday, August 31, 2018. No refunds will be granted starting Friday, September 1, 2018.

Hotel Accommodations: 

The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $139/night (doubles & singles) for all Annual Conference guests at the Embassy Suites by Hilton  Charlotte Hotel for Thursday, Friday and surrounding nights.  Reservations can be made online at https://bit.ly/2DN4GRC or over the phone at 704-527-8400. To receive the discounted rate of $139, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference and provide the group code:  BDN.

Packages & Deliveries:

All packages may be sent to the Embassy Suites by Hilton at 4800 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217. Packages are welcome to arrive starting Monday, October 22, however, we request that packages do not set arrive earlier as a holding fee may be charged by the hotel.

Questions: Deandra Taylor | dtaylor@blackphdnetwork.com | 610-400-9014

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