Avant-Garde Network’s Venture Capital and Angel Investing Forum

Date: February 26 , 2019 | Time: 6:00 -9:00pm | Location: Lowenstein Sandler LLP

avant-garde network's wine tour 2018

Date: July 14 , 2018 | Time: 8:00am -8:00pm | Location: Long Island

WEC/MEC Boat ride

Date: July 13 , 2018 | Time: 6:00pm -10:0pm | Location: Hudson River 

Men's empowerment collective launch

Date: May , 2018 | Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm | Sponsored by: Kelly Drye

Men's empowerment collective: venture capital  

Date: April, 2018 | Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm | Sponsored by: Kelly Drye

Women's empowerment collective: linkedin rock your profile session

Date: Jan 2018 | Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm | Sponsored by: Linkedin

avant-garde network's holiday party soiree   

Date: December 6, 2017| Time: 6:30pm -12:00am | Location: Le Grande Lounge

AGN's Women's Empowerment Collective Launch

Date: November  28, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -9:00pm | Location: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP 


CBC Black Lawyers Networking Reception

Date: September 21, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -9:00pm | Location: Jones Day

Featuring: Congressman Gregory Meeks and Congressman Bobby Scott

Africa 2030: Afterwork Mixer

Date: September 20, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -9:00pm | Location: Hudson Terrace

Alternative Investments in Africa

Date: September 19, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -9:00pm | Location: Norton Rose

Evaluating and Structuring Private Equity Deals in Africa

Date: September 18, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -9:00pm | Location: Midtown New York City


Date: July 20, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm -10:30pm | Location: Hudson Hotel

Avant-Garde Network's Summer Wine Tour

Date: July 1, 2017 | Time: 7:00am-8pm | Location: Long Island, NY

Black tech Meetup

Date: May 11, 2017 | Time: 5:00pm -11:00pm | Location: Hudson Terrance

gentrification: How to make affordable housing more affordable

Date: April 26, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm-9pm | Location: Fordham University School of law

Collaborative Investing

Date: April 24, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm-9pm | Location: Fordham University School Of Law

avant-garde network and black enterprise all about business mixer

Date: April 13, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm-11pm | Location: Le Reve

Law, Tech and Innovation- Startups

Date: Thursday March 16, 2017 | Time: 6pm-10pm | Location: Google New York Headquaters

Culture & Conversation

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 | Time: 6:30pm-9pm |Location: Studio Museum Harlem

Holiday Party Soiree


Date: Thursday December 8, 2016| Time: 6pm-11pm | Location: Stage 48

Avant-Garde Network & Black Ivy Events Presents:  Spring Mixer

Date: Friday April 8, 2016| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Underbar Harlem (Row House)

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

Avant-Garde Network & Cornell Tech Presents:  

Law, Tech and Innovation  

Date: March 10, 2016| Time: 7pm-10pm |Location: Google Headquarters New York

Avant-Garde Network's   Dealmakers Roundtable

Date: January 26, 2016| Time: 7pm-9pm |Location: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

NYC Urban Professionals  2015 Holiday Party

Date: December 16, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Orbit

Avant-Garde Network and Metropolitan Black Bar Association Holiday Party

Date: December 4, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Le Reve

Avant-Garde Network Presents Cocktails, Conversation and Cigars

Date: November 10, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Beekman Bar and Books

Avant-Garde Network Presents Sip & Socialize  

Date: October 21, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Studio XXI


Avant-Garde Network & Gobee Group Presents  Africa 2030: Music Africa's Next Big Export

Date: October 5, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: The Attic

Avant-Garde Network & Gobee Group Presents  Africa 2030: Akon Lighting Africa

Date: September 23, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Avant-Garde Network Presents  - Football Season Kickoff Mixer

Date: September 10, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: 40/40 Club


Avant-Garde Network and Metropolitan Black Bar Association - Presents "Lift as we Rise" Summer Mixer

Date: July 29, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Empire Hotel

Avant-Garde Network Presents Summer Mixer

Date: July 1, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Empire Hotel


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

Date:  Monday, May 11, 2015| Time: 6pm-11pm |Location: Madiba Harlem

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Private Equity and Infrastructure in Africa

Date:  Tuesday, March 17, 2015| Time: 6pm-10pm |Location: Nixon Peabody

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Cocktails and Conversation, South Africa

Date:  Tuesday, March 10, 2015| Time: 6pm-10pm |Location: Skye Bar

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Black Urban Professionals Mixer

Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015| Time: 6pm-10pm |Location: Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Nigerian Professionals Mixer

Date:  Thursday, January 29, 2015| Location: Blowfish Hotel

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Holiday Party

Date:  Thursday, December 11, 2014| Location: Le Reve Restaurant and Lounge

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Fall Edition Mixer

Date:  Thursday, November 20, 2014| Location: Bar Bordeaux

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Cocktails, Conversation & Cigars

Date:  September 12, 2014| Location: Beekman Bar and Books

Avant-Garde Network Presents: Summer MIXER

Date:  August 21, 2014| Location: Press Lounge

Avant-Garde Network Presents: The MIX NYC

Date:  June 13, 2014| Location: 40/40 Club



Avant-Garde Network Presents: Harlem Congressional Election Edition

Date:  March 25, 2014| Location:  The Park 112

*As a part of our mission of civic engagement and community service, at this special edition of our Avant-Garde Network cocktail event Michael Walrond, Congressional hopeful, addressed the group and Harlemites to lay out his plans for the 13th Congressional District of New York. 

Avant-Garde Network Launch

Date:  February 26, 2014| Location:Troubles Trust inside New York Palace Hotel  

*The Avant-Garde Network featuring the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (NAACP LDF)

C&C: Lifting As We Rise

Date: June 2012 | Location: Empire Hotel

Special C&C Event: At this event we requested attorneys to bring their law school mentees to mingle and meet with practicing attorneys.


C&C: Goodbye Summer

Date: August 2012 | Location: Aloft Hotel


C&C: Fall Edition

Date: September 2012 | Location: Yotel