BDN Recruitment and Resource Fair - General Admission

  • October 19, 2023
  • 9:30 AM
  • October 20, 2023
  • 4:30 PM
  • Atlanta Marriott Marquis | 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303


Registration is closed

Why Attend?

The BDN Recruitment and Resource Fair provides top-tier resource, employment and academic opportunities exclusively to 300+ diverse talent and prospective clients. The fair takes place (October 19-20, 2023) synchronously with our 11th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference which will convene at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.

Attending the Recruitment and Resource Fair is absolutely FREE! We welcome all individuals interested in personal or professional products and services, or academic, non-profit and corporate employment opportunities or graduate and professional studies to sign up for our fair. 

Looking for information on graduate school programs? Come gain knowledge and access from graduate school recruiters from across the country. Master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs will be represented at this event.

Looking for resources to help you in writing your dissertation, expanding your business, growing your family, management your wealth and more? You will get those answers here! We expect to have companies from several industries in attendance to answer your questions and give you the guidance you need to advance yourself to the next level.

Looking for employment opportunities? Bring your resume, knowledge and experience with you to meet industry-leading companies but also premier academic institutions. Internship opportunities may also be available.

Networking and Reception

Networking opportunities will be held throughout the conference during breakfast, breaks, our welcome reception on Thursday evening, and at our Networking Social on Friday night.

BDN Networking Social - Friday, October 20 @ 8PM

Enjoy our business-casual networking social while you listen to soft music, indulge in delicious food and drinks, and toast to your success. Come engage and connect with students, business leaders, academicians, and more. Tickets are tiered at $80 , $120 and $250. Guests are welcome. To learn more click here.

Hotel Accommodations

To ensure that you receive accommodations at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, please secure your reservation as soon as possible. The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $219/night (doubles & singles) for all BDN Conference guests at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis 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 by calling the central reservations team at 1-888-236-2427. To receive the discounted rate of $219, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference. Reservations must be made by or before October 5, 2023.

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 valet parking of $32 for overnight parking and $25 for the commuter drivers for the day parking at the hotel.

Questions: Dr. Deandra Taylor | | 830-255-7437 x506

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