April 25 - 28



Culture Shifting: A Weekend of Technology, Innovation & Social Impact is an annual invite-only bi-coastal event that takes place in Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley. These are the only events of their kind in the United States that unite over 400 accomplished Black & Latinx tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and social impact leaders in order to celebrate, collaborate, and make deals. 

Each coast has a different format; Silicon Valley is the largest gathering of Black leaders in tech, innovation and social impact. Silicon Alley is the largest gathering of Black and Latinx Venture Capitalists. Culture Shifting Weekend is an annual signature event of Culture Shift Labs; a management consultancy specializing in growth and innovation through diversity and inclusion.

As with all of our events, gaining first-hand knowledge of
what is happening, gaining access to deal flow, and building direct connections in this community are guaranteed.

Sponsorship opportunities allow you to:

  • Increasing your brand awareness

  • Partnering with other sponsors or attendees

  • Gaining exclusive access to target customers

  • Capitalizing on in-person influence to audience and target customers

  • Receiving measurable outcomes (tracked social mentions, measured on-site engagement, and tracked post-event brand preference)

Dont miss out on being part of this impactful event!

Sponsor packages are designed to support a company’s business, professional, corporate, talent and community development goals.

Each sponsorship can be tailored upon request to incorporate some of the a la carte items below, including multi-year, multi-market sponsorships.


*Indicates additional costs will be incurred for venue and catering.

For more information, contact Andrea Hoffman at 973-846-0155 or agh@cultureshiftlabs.com.


A La Carte Items

For discussion of tailored sponsorships and

multi-year, multi-market partnerships.


  • 1 edited and co-branded :30 second post-event video to be posted on CSL's social media and for sponsor use as they see fit

  • Customized 3-minute video that's edited for company use internally and externally

  • 1 edited and co-branded 3-minute video of Executive interviewed at the event

  • Exclusive underwriter of VIP Dinner

  • Sponsor of CSL e-newsletter distributed to over 8K in our database

  • 1-time use of Katapult Assessment or Katapult Certification

  • Host a CSL pop-up event

  • Curate corporate or special event with diverse subject matter experts of color

  • By the hour consulting on diversity, inclusion, and innovation strategy

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It’s great that Google is sponsoring the Culture Shifting Weekend: Silicon Valley 2016. Inclusion helps drive innovation, and this event is an important step in bringing that to life in Silicon Valley, and the technology industry."

David Drummond

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Alphabet

What never ceases to amaze me, is the power when a convener like Andrea can pull together people that are from different walks of  life, but who are oriented towards the same thing, using the power of their business, their entrepreneurial energy, and who they are to make the world a better place."

Cheryl Kiser

Executive Director The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab

I’m very excited about what Andrea is doing and how she brings people together…to figure out how we create wealth and drive innovation.”

Michael Robinson

VP, Healthcare North America, VMware

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Andrea is one of those few people that has the passion, to power human connection."

Chinedu Echeruo

Founder, Giga Meet

Andrea has the ability to convene thought leaders around essential issues and get them to put intentions and actions in motion."

Robert F. Smith

Chairman & CEO, Vista Equity Partners

Culture Shifting Weekend is a unique opportunity to spend quality time with influential, yet under the radar corporate movers and shakers of color. These leaders candidly share their personal journeys in ways I've not experienced anywhere else. There’s no other event like it."

Glen Day

Principal, Americas Information Governance Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

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Founder & Executive Producer


Culture Shift Labs


DENMARK WEST // General Partner,
Connectivity Ventures

REGINALD VAN LEE // Retired Booz Allen Executive and Renowned Management Consultant