Learn. Connect. Grow.


Welcome to the 3rd Annual Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference (RIDE). Rolling Out’s RIDE is a two-day conference designed to provide access to practical tools, insights, information and resources to African American leaders and professionals. The conference was designed as a viable platform for skill set exchange with a focus on the areas of Business, Entertainment, Technology and Thought-Leadership.

Our Mission

To cultivate an environment that empowers the underserved community by creating hands-on educational content that is actionable, interactive, and can be applied immediately to capitalize on the wealth generating opportunities in technology.

HONOREES AT R.I.D.E. CON 2019

Essence Atkins

Actress & Model

Jazze Pha

Shonuff DIgital Media Super Producer

Datari Turner

Owner and Producer, Datari Turner Productions

SPEAKERS AT R.I.D.E. CON 2019

Safaree Samuels

Reality Star & Artist

Jessie Woo

Comedian & Host

Charles Jenkins

Artist & Entrepreneur

Nikita Lamar, J.D.

President/CEO, Femnitude, LLC

Damien Hooper-Campbell

VP, Chief Diversity Officer, eBay

Tie Cooper

Beauty Expert & Editor

Julie Wenah

Counsel, Community Operations at Airbnb

JuJu

Realtor & Actress

LeAna Alexander

Celebrity Hairstylist

Munson Steed

RIDE Founder

Dedre Brown

Business Services Recruiter, GDOL

Irvin Ashford Jr.

Sr. VP, External Affairs & National Director of Financial Education, Comerica

Tahirah Carter

Celebrity Hairstylist

Sabrina Peterson

Founder, Glam University

Nicole Lynn

Sports Agent, Young Money APAA Sports

Ray Daniels

Senior VP, Warner Music

Mychael Michelle

Owner, Hair Rock Cafe

CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD

Radio & TV Personality

REP. ERICA THOMAS

POLITICIAN

STEVE CANAL

Author / Brand Expert

DAME DASH

Business Mogul

RAY J

Entrepreneur & TV Personality

DAMIEN HOOPER-CAMPBELL

VP, Chief Diversity Officer, Ebay

MONA SCOTT-YOUNG

TV Executive Producer

YASSIN HALL

Author

SUMMERELLA

Influencer

AND SO MANY MORE...

REGISTER TODAY AND ATTEND R.I.D.E. CON 2018!

OUR TRACKS

ENTERTAINMENT

BUSINESS

TECHNOLOGY

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The speakers


Tobias van Schneider
Independent Designer
USA

Mathias Høst Normark
Art Director & Designer
DENMARK

PANEL SESSIONS

Elevate your thought process, enhance your craft, and learn how to monetize your talents with your choice of more than 30 sessions including some of the brightest minds in various industries. RIDE will host the top subject matter experts to share with you best practices; taking you and your business to the next level.

INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTES

In the past we’ve had names like Dame Dash, Mona Scott-Young, Ray J, and Charlamagne Tha God on the Keynote stage. This year is no different. We are inviting more great individuals, like in the past, to inspire you with their insight, vision, and experience.

INTERACTIVE CONNECTIVITY

Engage with some of the top brands leveraging the latest technology and developing the most innovative approach to leading their business and bettering our community and world. #RIDECon19 is here to give you access to the top thought-leaders and hottest technology.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

RIDE is not your average conference. We want to equip attendees with knowledge and the opportunity to gain practical experience on how to excel at any level. Come to network with your peers and executives. Listen to new perspectives, share and come together to change the world.

2018 AGENDA

DAY 1

DAY 2

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DON’T MISS OUT

Join us 2019 in Atlanta, GA to gain insight and inspiration from high-profile industry experts as they reveal the secrets on how to thrive in today’s tech-driven economy. 

Where?


We are proud to host the 2019 RIDE Conference in the heart of downtown Atlanta at the Loudermilk Center near the campus of Georgia State University.

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NEW FOR RIDE 2019!

The Career and Skillset Center allows attendees to hear directly from organizations in the areas of diversity and inclusion, how to be an ideal job candidate, and ways to become leading talent in their industry of choice.

Location?


We are partnering with the historic Auburn Avenue Research Library to host the Career and Skillset Center. Only a few steps from the Loudermilk Conference Center!

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HOTEL PARTNER

Special discounted rates are available with our RIDE 2019 Conference partner hotel, Aloft Downtown Atlanta. These discounted rates are available during the RIDE 2019 registration process only. Call or go online to reserve today. Special rates are based upon room availability. Call (888) 627-8968 and ask to book the Steed Media Group rate or book online using the RIDE 2019 Conference Special Rate Code, S7530.

Lodging


We are excited to have our 2019 RIDE Conference Hotel partner minutes away from all of the action. Making it easier for our guests to enjoy the downtown views nonstop.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors