BDN 10th Anniversary Celebratory Gala

  • October 29, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

BDN 10th Anniversary Celebratory Gala - Saturday, October 29 @ 6PM

The BDN 10th Anniversary Celebratory Gala will be a semi-formal cocktail event to mix and mingle with BDN's members, partners and friends. The Gala will recognize the tremendous contributions our members have made in their respective industries and local communities. Dinner will be served, two complimentary drink tickets will be provided and a cash bar will be available for additional purchases. Tickets are available for purchase ($70 per person) and guests are welcome to join but must reserve a ticket.

RSVP Online by Wednesday, October 19!

Looking for more networking opportunities?

We offer a Recruitment and Resource Fair that is FREE to attend (sign up required) and the BDN Networking Social (tickets available for purchase during registration).  

Health and Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our guests remains our highest priority. The Black Doctoral Network (BDN) is monitoring the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic and is prepared to manage our in-person events with the health, safety, and well-being of our attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, staff and guests in mind. All participants must complete the COVID-19 notice and waiver to attend the conference and conference-related events. To learn more about our health and safety protocols, click here

Hotel Accommodations

To ensure that you receive accommodations at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel, please secure your reservation as soon as possible. The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $139/night (doubles & singles) for all guests at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights (surrounding dates are also available). The limited discounted hotel rooms are first come first serve. We have no control over availability beyond our initial agreement. Reservations can be made online at or over the phone at 404-659-6500. To receive the discounted rate of $139, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference.

Travel Accommodations 

Book your travel plans in advance! To learn more about the city of Atlanta and how to get around visit:

Parking Information

There is a negotiated discount for self-parking of $20 for overnight self-parking and $10 for the commuter drivers for the day self-parking at the hotel.

Refund Policy

Registration fees are refundable up until September 30, 2022. No refunds will be granted starting October 1, 2022.

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