Upcoming Events

April 13, 2017 Avant-Garde Network and Black Enterprise All About Business Mixer

April 26, 2017 Gentrification: How to Make Affordable Housing More Affordable

TBD Collaborative Investing 

*More Info for events can be found below

Collaborative Investing

Date: TBD

Time: 6:30pm-9pm

Location: 150 W 62ND ST, New York, NY 10023

Join the Avant-Garde Network for “Collaborative Investing.”

As we face political and economic uncertainty, everyone must take a fresh look at his or her financial plan and strategies.  Speaking in a language you can understand, this seminar will focus on the various methods available to incorporate the collaborative investing model into your portfolio.  

Led by attorney, professor and real estate investor, Kendrick Harris, this forum will include topics such as Pooled Investment Funds, Special Purpose Entity Partnerships, Crowdfunding and Investment Clubs. 

AGN Pillar and Purpose: The Avant-Garde Network brings this program to you under our economic empowerment pillar to empower professionals with their finances.

Seating is limited, so early RSVP is highly encouraged.

*No refunds and tickets are non-transferrable

RSVP HERE

Gentrification: How to Make Affordable Housing More Affordable

Date: April 26, 2017

Time: 6:30pm-9pm

Location: Fordham University School of Law

Join the Avant-Garde Network for “Gentrification: How to Make Affordable Housing More Affordable” at Fordham Law School on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At this event you will learn from seasoned professionals and industry experts about the affordable housing market. We will discuss the current state of affordable housing, the impact of the proposed Trump funding cuts and solutions.

Did you know? Recently, Trump proposed to cut $6 Billion dollars from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These cuts will negatively impact affordable housing and thousands of poor and working class households.

AGN Pillar and Purpose: The Avant-Garde Network brings this program to you in an effort to increase the number of people of color in the technology space.

Please note: Fordham Law School is a secure building and you cannot gain entry without an RSVP. Onsite registration is not available. Limited free tickets are available and RSVP is mandatory. The RSVP list will close once we reach capacity; so invite a friend and RSVP ASAP. 

This is a panel you won’t want to miss!

RSVP HERE

Avant-Garde Network and Black Enterprise

 All About Business Mixer

Date: April 13, 2017

Time: 6:30pm-11pm

Location: Le Reve

Join the Avant-Garde Network on Thursday, April, 13, 2017 for our afterwork mixer at the exclusive Le Reve.
 
We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other professionals in the city.

HAPPY HOUR TILL 7PM

FREE ENTRY BEFORE 8PM WITH RSVP 

RSVP IS REQUIRED

RSVP HERE

 

Law, Tech and Innovation - Start Ups

Date: March 16, 2017

Time: 6pm-10pm

Location: Google, 111 8th Av, New York, NY

The Avant-Garde Network (AGN) is hosting another edition of the  “Law, Tech and Innovation" panel series on March 16, 2017 with Cornell Tech at Google’s Headquarters in New York City. This edition of this panel series is all about start-ups! Attendees will hear from new and seasoned start-ups in the technology space. Panelists will talk about their experiences starting a tech company, funding and much more. The private post-panel reception will begin immediately following the program.

With over 200 attendees, the last event was sold out; so early RSVP is highly encouraged.

AGN Pillar and Purpose: The Avant-Garde Network brings this program to you in an effort to increase the number of people of color in the technology space.

RSVP HERE

Start-up and companies interested in Demo opportunities should RSVP HERE.

Culture & Conversation

Date: March 3, 2017

Time: 6:30pm-9pm

Location: Studio Museuem Harlem

Join the Avant-Garde Network (AGN) at the Studio Museum of Harlem on Friday, March 3, 2017 for our exclusive  event, Culture & Conversation. The featured works reflect the historical, socio-political and cultural landscapes of Black America.

6:30-9PM | Join us for the tour or explore on your own. The private tour for AGN begins at 8pm. 

Private Mixer:

After the museum, join the Avant-Garde Network and the My Brothers Keeper Initiative from 9-11pm for an exclusive private mixer at Underbar in Harlem. This event will take place immediately following the Culture & Cocktails event at Studio Museum in Harlem. Space is limited and RSVP is mandatory.

This event is powered by:

Avant-Garde Network
Aaron's Beard
The Group
Iron Sharpens Iron
1844

Holiday Party Soiree

Date: December 8, 2016

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Stage 48, 605 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036

 Please join several black professional organizations for our special joint holiday party at Stage 48 on December 8th.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to interact with multiple black professional organizations at one exclusive event! You will have the chance to network with other discerning professionals across a variety of industries.

There will be music, hors d'oeuvres and great people!

1 hour Open Bar 6-7pm.

RSVP is required 

$25 entry online until December 1st

$30 entry until December 8th

$40 at the door

This event is Powered By: Avant-Garde Network and Black Ivy Events, Inc.

Music by DJ Khaleel

Hosted by:

Avant-Garde Network

Black Ivy Events, Inc.

Cornell Black Alumni Association

Council of Urban Real Estate

Harvard Black Alumni Society

Association of Black Princeton Alumni

Stanford National Black Alumni Association

Yale Black Alumni Association

Presidential Election Viewing Party

Date: November 8, 2016

Time: 5pm-10pm

Location: Suite 36, 16 West 36th, Street, New York, NY

We encourage everyone to VOTE and join us for an Election Night Watch Party for the 2016 Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. RSVP  is required. 

We encourage everyone to VOTE, bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other professionals in the city.
  

DRINK SPECIALS: $5 drink specials until 6PM, $6 drink specials until 7PM, $7 drink specials until 7PM. Music by DJ Khaleel

The Council Mixer

Date: September 30, 2016

Time: 6:30pm-11pm

Location: Hudson Hotel

Join us for an exclusive after work networking mixer on Friday, September 30, 2016 hosted by prominent black alumni associations in New York City. This event is open to all. Representatives from each organization will be present to provide information about the respective associations. Complimentary admission with RSVP.  

DRINK SPECIALS: Available until 7:00pm. 2 for 1 drinks and $5 Sangria until 7pm

Location: Vanity 59 West 21st Street

***The Metropolitan Black Bar Association will discuss their  “I am A Solution" campaign which addresses the barrage of shootings of African Americans by law enforcement officers.  Their goal is to provide community members with an outlet to voice their concerns, and then begin a real discussion about legal and legislative solutions to stop the violence. 

This event is Powered By: Avant-Garde Network and Black Ivy Events, Inc.

Music by DJ Khaleel

Hosted by:

Avant-Garde Network

Black Ivy Events, Inc.

Brown University Inman Page Black Alumni Council

Black Alumni Council of Columbia University

Cornell Black Alumni Association / Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Association

Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association

Duke Black Alumni

Harvard Black Alumni Society

Association of Black Princeton Alumni

Stanford National Black Alumni Association

Black Alumni Society of University of Pennsylvania

Yale Black Alumni Association  

 

More on our event sponsor:

The Harris Law Group is well-positioned to provide comprehensive solutions for every client through experienced and responsive legal representation. The Harris Law Group is a leader in representing the community development and real estate industry in corporate, real estate, tax and finance matters. For more information on Harris Law Group contact kharris@harrislawgrouppllc.com

Avant-Garde Network's Summer Rooftop Mixer

Date: August 28, 2016

Time: 6:30pm-11pm

Location: Hudson Hotel

Join the Avant-Garde Network on Friday, August 28th for our afterwork mixer at the Hudson Hotel. RSVP is required.

Avant-Garde Network's NBA Finals Mixer

Date: June 10, 2016

Time: 6:30pm-11pm

Location: Madison Square Tavern

Join the Avant-Garde Network on Friday, June 10th for our afterwork mixer at the exclusive Madison Square Tavern for Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
 
We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other professionals in the city.

  RSVP is required.  RSVP HERE

Avant-Garde Network Presents:  

Leading New York: Opportunities in New York City Government

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time: 6pm-9pm

Location: Surrogate Courthouse - 31 Chambers Street

RSVP HERE

At this event you will learn about jobs and leadership positions for entry level, mid-level and senior candidates and how to navigate the process.  This event will feature a conversation with the Mayor's Office of Appointments and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. RSVP HERE

We highly encourage everyone to attend and invite a friend. Even if you are not in the process of looking for a job or senior position now, the information is valuable.

AGN Pillar and Purpose: The Avant-Garde Network brings this program to you in an effort to increase the number of people of color represented in leadership positions in New York City Government.  If you know someone that is interested or can benefit from this event, please invite him or her.


Avant-Garde Network & Gobee Group Presents:  

Banking in Africa: Dynamics of African Financial Services

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Time: 6pm-10pm

Location: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP - New York

RSVP HERE

Join us on Wednesday, April 13th at Akin Gump for a special panel discussion on “Banking in Africa:  Dynamics of Financial Services” with a networking mixer to follow hosted by the Avant-Garde Network and Gobee Group.

Today, Africa accounts for many of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven by an expanding middle class, improved business environments and increasingly stable political democracies.  With a third of African countries growing at more than 6% annually, Africa has certainly arrived on the global economic landscape.

We will hear from on the ground experts about the dynamics and effects of this new marketplace on everyday lives and economic growth. Where have we gone? Where are we going as the very nature of African financial infrastructure changes to accommodate new realities and possibilities?  

Doors open at 6:30pm and the program begins at 7:00pm. RSVP is mandatory.


Avant-Garde Network & Black Ivy Events Presents:  

Spring Mixer

 

Date: Friday April 8, 2016

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Underbar Harlem (Row House)

RSVP HERE


Avant-Garde Network & Cornell Tech Presents:  

Law, Tech and Innovation  

Date: March 10, 2016

Time: 7pm-10pm

Location: Google Headquarters New York

Join the Avant-Garde Network and Cornell Tech for “Law, Tech and Innovation" at Google on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Google's Headquarters in NYC. At this event you will learn from seasoned professionals and early stage start-ups in the technology space. We will also discuss the intersectionality between law, techology and the current environment. The post event reception will begin immediately following the program.


AGN Pillar and Purpose: The Avant-Garde Network brings this program to you in an effort to increase the number of people of color in the technology space. 

Avant-Garde Network's            Winter Mixer

Date: February 24, 2016

Time: 7pm-11pm

Location: W Hotel Times Square

Join the Avant-Garde Network on Wednesday, February 24th for our Winter Mixer at the exclusive “Living Room” at the W Hotel in Times Square. 

We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.   RSVP is required.  RSVP HERE


Avant-Garde Network's   Dealmakers Roundtable

Date: January 26, 2016

Time: 7pm-9pm

Location: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Avant-Garde Network Dealmakers Roundtable is focused on providing the next generation of leaders with insight from the best and the brightest entrepreneurs, business persons, industry professionals and change makers. These intimate and curated events are similar to having a conversation with a mentor. The purpose is for attendees to have an opportunity to engage with the speakers, ask questions and get real insight about business and professional success.

Register HERE!  **Space is extremely limited - registration is capped at 20 registrants **



Avant-Garde Network  & Metropolitan Black Bar Assocaition Holiday Party

Date: December 4, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Le Reve

Please join the Avant-Garde Network and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for our special holiday party at Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge. There will be music, hors d'oeuvres and great people! 

Get your tickets early and SAVE! Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. RSVP HERE

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city. 

Avant-Garde Network |Cocktails Conversations & Cigars

Date: November 10, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Beekman Bar & Books

Join the Avant-Garde Network(AGN)Nigerian Lawyers Association (NLA) and 1844 on Tuesday, November 10th for Cocktails, Conversation & Cigars. This exclusive event takes place at Beekman Bar & Books from 6-11pm. With its plush interior, old-fashioned ambience and extensive whiskey menu, this venue is a quiet respite from city life.

We invite you to enjoy the whisky and cocktails in Beekman's non-smoking environment while having the option of escaping to the private room for cigars. Beekman offers a well-edited section of fine cigars or you can bring your own for a $10 cutting fee. 

We encourage everyone to invite your colleagues and friends, bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.

This event is FREE, but space is limited RSVP is mandatory. RSVP HERE

Avant-Garde Network | Sip & Socialize Mixer

Date: October 21, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Studio XXI

Join the Avant-Garde Network, Black Ivy Events, Inc. and the Spelman and Morehouse New York Almnni Associations for our special joint Sip & Socialize networking mixer at Studio XXI.  With music by DJ K Leel, this is one event you don't want to miss! 

 $10 in advance $15 at the door. Get your tickets early.

*A portion of the proceeds goes to the Vision Academy of the Dream Center Harlem. 

Vision Academy is a FREE program geared towards assisting high school students in the exploration of real-world challenges and possibilities. Completed over three semesters, with an option of an additional summer session, it provides experiential learning opportunities focused on Leadership Development, Economic Empowerment, and Creative Arts. Find out more about the Dream Center and the Vision Academy at http://www.dreamcenterharlem.org.


Avant-Garde Network | Africa 2030: Music Africa's Next Big Export

Date: October 5, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Attic

Join the Avant-Garde Network  and Gobee Group on October 5, 2015 at Attic for a special panel discussion on “Africa 2030: Music Africa's Next Big Export

Event Description:

Afrobeats are lightening up club and radio playlists from Hong Kong to New York. A new generation of African and African diasporans are musicians gaining fans all over the world. 

Will music become Africa’s next big export? And, bring a renewed spotlight on the ability of Africa’s creative and intellectual property to drive growth? Attendees will hear musicians and entertainment industry leaders debate the potential of one of Africa’s greatest intellectual properties - music - to become a significant global export.

The panel and Q &A session will be followed by a party celebrating Africa’s popular music. 

Doors open at 6:30pm and the program begins at 7:00pm.   

Panel 7-8:30pm | Party 9-12am

Avant-Garde Network | Africa 2030: Akon Lighting Africa

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location: Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Join the Avant-Garde Network  and Gobee Group on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Chadbourne & Park LLP for a special panel discussion on “Africa 2030: Enterprise-Led Future – Akon Lighting Africa.

Event Description:

Power is critical to the development of infrastructure.  However, currently over 600 million people in Africa have no access to power. This shortcoming is a huge hindrance to Africa’s economic growth and stifles its ability to compete on a global scale.

Akon Lighting Africa seeks to resolve this problem by providing a concrete response at the grass roots level to solve Africa’s energy crisis and lay the foundation for future development.

At this event, attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear from the founders of Akon Lighting Africa and hear more about their approach to solving Africa’s need for power. Visit http://akonlightingafrica.com for more information about their initiative.

The panel and Q &A session will be followed by a networking reception.

Doors open at 6:30pm and the program begins at 7:00pm. 


Avant-Garde Network | Football Season Kickoff Mixer

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location:  40/40 Club 

Description

Join us for a special edition of our monthly networking mixer on Thursday, September 10th at the 40/40 Club!

We are celebrating the birthday of the Avant-Garde Network Co-Founder, Adeola Adejobi, Esq. and kicking off the football season with the Steelers vs. Patriots! This is one event that you do not want to miss. 

This event is free, but RSVP is mandatory. Happy hour specials are available.

Find out more about the Avant-Garde Network at www.avantgnetwork.com

As always, feel free to pass this along.See you there!

Adeola Adejobi,Esq. & Natalee Vernon, Esq.

The Avant-Garde Network

Lift As We Rise -Summer Mixer

Date: Wednesday July 29, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location:  Level R. Rooftop

Description

Join the Avant-Garde Network and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for our special “Lift as we Climb” joint summer networking mixer at Level R at the Empire Hotel.

We encourage everyone to invite your mentees, prospective/current law and graduate students, and recent graduates to join us for this month’s event. 

We must remember to lift up those coming behind us as we move forward in our careers.

This event is free. RSVP HERE 

DRINK SPECIALS: Available until 7:30pm. 

As always, feel free to pass this along.See you there!

Adeola Adejobi,Esq. & Natalee Vernon, Esq.

The Avant-Garde Network

Summer Mixer

Date: Monday July 1, 2015

Time: 6pm-11pm

Location:  Level R. Rooftop

Description

Please join the Avant-Garde Network and Black Ivy Events, Inc. for our special joint summer networking mixer at Level R at the Empire Hotel. With a bigger venue, if you attended our last joint event, you know this one event you don't want to miss!

Don't miss this rare opportunity to interact with multiple black professionals at one exclusive event!

*A portion of the proceeds goes to the Virginia T. Dowell Endowed Scholarship, which provides scholarships for the educational advancement for young black girls entering college who are in need of additional financial support. $10 in advance $15 at the door. Get your tickets early. RSVP HEREhttps://agnsummer.eventbrite.com 

DRINK SPECIALS: Available until 7:30pm. 


Second Annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Golf Invitational 

Date: Monday June 22, 2015

Time: 8:00am-7pm

Location:  Paramount Country Club

Description

The Avant-Garde Network is pleased to partner with the Friends of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and present the Second Annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Golf Invitational on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Paramount Country Club in New City, New York. This exclusive event includes a full day of golf, activities and networking. Tickets include all meals, refreshments on the course, as well as a host of prizes along the way. Attendees will also have an opportunity to receive continuing legal education CLE's (2 hours).

This will provide a great opportunity for junior attorneys and other professionals to engage with senior level attorneys, partners, in house counsel and other executives.

The Avant-Garde Network is providing limited discount tickets for young professionals. This event is open to all young professionals, not just attorneys. Attorneys should be able to bill this event to business development.

Activities in addition to golf include: Tennis, Spades Tournament, Miniature Golf, Swimming, Golf Instruction and of course networking!

Transportation: Round trip transportation will be provided from Midtown to the golf course. 

RSVP HERE:   https://agngolf.eventbrite.com 


Avant-Garde Network Presents: Africa 2030: An Enterprise-Led Future - Entrepreneurship and Technology in Africa

Date:  Monday, May 11, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-11pm

Location:  Madiba Harlem

Description

Join the Avant-Garde Network  and Gobee Group on Monday, May 11th at Madiba Harlem for a special panel discussion on “Africa 2030: An Enterprise-Led Future – Entrepreneurship and Technology in Africa”. Following the panel, and Q &A, a networking mixer will follow with refreshments and music. 

The age of technology has enabled an enterprise-led future for Africa. Entrepreneurship and enterprise are becoming major forces in driving growth in the world’s fastest-growing continent. Learn about the unique challenges and promises of investing in, creating, and growing enterprises from four eminent African entrepreneurs and investors. Take advantage of this professional development opportunity by engaging in a leadership discourse with experts and peers with an interest in Africa.

Doors open at 6:00pm and the program begins at 6:30pm. RSVP HERE

Our Esteemed panelists:

 Chinedu Echeruo, Tech Entrepreneur & Founder of Hopstop.com and Tripology.com

 Maureen Erokwu, CEO, Vosmap

 Edward Donkor, Principal, Pine Brook Partners

 Ani Onuorah, President & Co-founder, Puku LLC

 Moderator: Mahad Ibrahim, Ph.D, Managing Partner, Gobee Group LLC



Date:  Thursday, April 23, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-10pm

Location:  No.8

DescriptionJoin the founders of the Avant-Garde Network on Thursday, April 23rd at No.8 for a special event fundraiser in support of Kamala Harris, the current Attorney General of California in her candidacy for United States Senate.
 
As young professionals, we believe that in order to create positive change within our neighborhoods and communities, we must be engaged in the political climate all over the country. As such, this unique opportunity will allow you meet Kamala, ask questions and hear from her regarding her platform.  
 
There are limited tickets for young professionals, so please purchase your tickets as soon as possibly if you are interested. RSVP HERE
 
We hope that you can join us.
 
Adeola & Natalee


Private Equity and Infrastructure in Africa

Date:  Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-10pm

Location:  Nixon Peabody

Description

Join us on Tuesday, March 17th at Nixon Peabody for a special panel discussion on “Private Equity and Infrastructure in Africa” with networking mixer to follow hosted by the Avant-Garde Network, iYa Ventures and the Pan African Network. 

Today, Africa accounts for many of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven by an expanding middle class, improved business environments and increasingly stable political democracies.  With a third of African countries growing at more than 6% annually, Africa has certainly arrived on the global economic landscape.

Leading experts will provide insight into the private equity community and its contribution in Africa to promote economic growth and encourage greater investment and infrastructure on the continent. Get insider knowledge from the panelists and learn how to get involved in Africa’s business environment.

Doors open at 6:00pm and the program begins at 6:30pm. RSVP is mandatory.

As always, feel free to pass this along.

Adeola Adejobi & NataleeVernon

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network Presents:

Cocktails & Conversation, South Africa

Date:  Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-10pm

Location:  Skye Bar

Description

Join us on Tuesday, March 10th for Cocktails & Conversation, a South African Professionals Networking mixer hosted by New York City's Avant-Garde Network.  This is event will feature an intimate discussion with Mamadou Toure, founder of Africa 2.0, and recently named as one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa by Forbes.

This exclusive edition of our mixer will take place at the Skye Bar in Sandtown Johannesburg, South Africa.  We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other South African professionals in the city. RSVP is required. 

We believe that now is the time to galvanize the next generation of leaders in order to bring about positive change. This event is for like-minded professionals that seek to create a better South Africa.

About the Speaker:

Mamadou Toure is the founder and Chairman of Africa 2.0, an initiative-driven advocacy group that brings together emerging leaders representing African countries and the diaspora, who share a common vision of the continent’s future.

As Managing Director with General Electric (GE), Toure currently leads a regional Investments and Project Finance team supporting all GE businesses (power, water, mining, oil & gas, transportation, healthcare, aviation) with financing solutions across sub-Saharan Africa. 

Toure received a distinction as “New Leader for Tomorrow” by the Crans Montana Forum in 2011. He was selected in 2012 as of one of the 100 Most Influential Africans by the New African Magazine. In 2013, Toure was ranked among the "25 Faces of the new Africa" by BRICS Business Magazine. Find out more about Africa 2.0. Here

This is event is sponsored by Worldview Realty Group.

As always, feel free to pass this along.

See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee
 Vernon

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network Presents:

Black Urban Professionals Mixer

Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-10pm

Location:  Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge

Description

Please join the Avant-Garde Network and several other professional organizations for our special joint networking mixer at Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge. Don't miss this rare opportunity to interact with multiple black professional organizations at one exclusive event! You will have the chance to network with other discerning professionals across a variety of industries.  There will be music, hors d'oeuvres and great people! Admission is complimentary. RSVP is required.

DRINK SPECIALS: Available until 8:00pm. Includes $4 Beer, $5 Wine and Sangria, $6 Well Drinks and $10 Top Shelf.  Hookah will be available as well. 

As always, feel free to pass this along.

See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee Vernon
The Avant-Garde Network 


Avant-Garde Network Presents:

Nigerian Professionals Mixer

Date:  Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-12am

Location: Blowfish Hotel

Description

Join us on Thursday, January 29th for Cocktails & Conversation, a Nigerian Professionals Networking mixer hosted by New York City's Avant-Garde Network. This exclusive edition of our mixers will take place on the outdoor patio at the Blowfish Hotel in Lagos VI.  With its plush exterior, relaxing ambience and extensive menu, this venue is a quiet respite from city life.

We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other Nigerian professionals in the city.  RSVP is required. 

We believe that now is the time to galvanize the next generation of leaders in order to bring about positive change. This event is for like-minded Nigerian professionals that seek to create a better Nigeria.

This is event is sponsored by Worldview Realty Group.

As always, feel free to pass this along.

See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee Vernon

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association Presents:

Holiday Party

Date:  Thursday, December 11, 2014

Time: 7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Location: Le Reve

Description

Please join the Avant-Garde Network and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for our special holiday party at Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge. There will be music, hors d'oeuvres and great people! 

Get your tickets early and SAVE! Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. 

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city. As always, feel free to pass this along. See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee Vernon

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network Presents:

Fall Edition Mixer

Date:  Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 7:00-11:00pm

Location: Bar Bordeaux

Description

Join us on Thursday, November 20th for the Avant-Garde Network’s premier fall event at Bar Bordeaux, New York’s first and only all Bordeaux wine bar.

With the marble corner bar, silk chairs and a collection of antique furniture accents, it is the perfect spot for our after-hours event and networking.

We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other black attorneys and professionals in the city. Find out more about the Avant-Garde Network at avantgnetwork.com.  RSVP is required.

As always, feel free to pass this along.

Adeola & Natalee

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network Presents:

Cocktails, Conversation & Cigars

Date:  Friday, September 12, 2014

Time: 7:00-11:00pm

Location: Beekman Bar and Books

Description

Please join us on Friday, September 12th for Cocktails, Conversation & Cigars, an exclusive edition of our monthly mixers at Beekman Bar & Books. With its plush interior, old-fashioned ambience and extensive whiskey menu, this venue is a quiet respite from city life.

We invite you to enjoy the whisky and cocktails in Beekman's non-smoking environment while having the option of escaping to the private room for cigars. Beekman offers a well-edited selection of fine cigars or you can bring your own for a $10 cutting fee.

We encourage everyone to bring business cards, meet new people and reconnect with old friends.  Socialize, fellowship and network with other black attorneys and professionals in the city.

As always, feel free to pass this along.

Adeola & Natalee

The Avant-Garde Network

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Summer MIXER

Date:  Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time: 7:00-11:00pm

Location: Press Lounge

DescriptionPlease join us on Thursday, August 21st for our summer rooftop event at the Press Lounge! Come enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of New York City while meeting great people.

As always, feel free to pass this along.See you there!

Adeola & Natalee

The Avant-Garde Network


Avant-Garde Network Presents: The MIX NYC

Date:  Friday, June 13, 2014

Time: 5:00-11:00pm

Location: 40/40 Club

Description: Please join us on Friday, June 13th at the exclusive 40/40 Club where we are co-hosting "THE MIX NYC". The event is FREE all night with a mandatory RSVP. There is an open bar until 6:30 and reduced priced cocktails afterwards.

Note: Limited Early Bird tickets for the All Day Retreat Ends on June 9th. RSVP Here: https://avant-gardenetworkretreat.eventbrite.com

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city.As always, feel free to pass this along. RSVP Here

See you there!

Adeola & NataleeThe Avant-Garde Network 



Avant-Garde Network Presents: Harlem Congressional Election Edition Part II

Date:  Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time: 6:30-10:30pm

Location: The Cove Lounge

Description: This month, as part of our mission of civic engagement and community service, we are pleased to host a special edition of our Avant-Garde Network cocktail event. Please join us for the Harlem Congressional Election Edition Part II where Michael Walrond, Congressional hopeful, will address the group and others to lay out his plans for Harlem's future. 

As we have said in the past, we are committed to getting involved in any upcoming political elections and think it is important for our community to stay informed and involved and hope that you will come out to support the event.  http://www.walrondforcongress.com

This event is a community effort, and not one we are doing alone. Admission is $25 - please register at http://www.walrondforcongress.com/#!events/cr97

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city.  

As always, feel free to pass this along. 

See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee Vernon

Avant-Garde Network Presents: A Spring Mixer

Date:  Thursday, April 17, 2014

Time: 6:30-11:00pm

Location: 40/40 Club

Description:  Spring is officially here, and to help bring in the warm weather we are hosting a special edition of the Avant-Garde Network's monthly event. Come join us on April 17th at the exclusive 40/40 Club for cocktails & conversations.  Drinks will be 1/2 price until 8pm, so come early!

The cost to attend is $10 and part of the proceeds will go to the NAASC-NY scholarships for college students. 

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city. See you there!

RSVP: http://avantgardespringmixer.eventbrite.com

 

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Harlem Congressional Election Edition

Date:  Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Time: 6:30-10:00pm

Location: The Park 112

Description: This month, as part of our mission of civic engagement and community service, we are pleased to host a special edition of our Avant-Garde Network cocktail event. Please join us for the Harlem Congressional Election Edition where Michael Walrond, Congressional hopeful, will address the group and others to lay out his plans for Harlem's future. 

Admission is $25 - please register at http://www.walrondforcongress.com/#!events/cr97

Come socialize, fellowship and network with other young black attorneys and professionals in the city.  

As always, feel free to pass this along. 

See you there!

Adeola Adejobi & Natalee Vernon

 


Avant-Garde Network Launch

Date:  February 26, 2014

Time: 7:00-11:00pm

Location: Troubles Trust inside New York Palace Hotel

Description:

Join us as we host the official launch of the Avant-Garde Network. We are delighted to feature the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (NAACP LDF)The Legal Defense Fund will discuss their opportunities and current projects.

RSVP:  Avant-Garde Network Launch


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