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We're excited to be back at the AfroTech 2023 Conference as an official event partner! Get ready to celebrate excellence at the HBCU brunch and day party! Music, passed around brunch hors d'oeuvres, and open bar from 12PM - 2PM! Powered by Howard University & PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship. Join us for an unforgettable time!

Melanin Moves: HBCU Brunch & Day Party at AfroTech 2023! 

Join us for an unforgettable experience at Melanin Moves: HBCU Brunch & Day Party at AfroTech!

On Sunday, November 5, 2023, starting at 12:00 PM (Central Time), at 315 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701. This 21+ event will be located at one of the best rooftops in downtown Austin! Brunch Hors d'oeuvres will be passed and premium open bar from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Additionally, enjoy the event! 

Our day party will bring together the best DJs to keep the energy high. Dance to the rhythms of Afrobeat, hip-hop, and R&B, and let loose with old and new friends.

Whether you're a tech professional, or a creative or someone who simply someone who appreciates the power of networking, this event is for you. Come dressed to impress, ready to network, and eager to make lasting connections.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate excellence, forge new relationships, and be part of the thriving AfroTech community. Get ready to move with JQ Lifestyle! 

Support the Howard University & PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship and innovative Black businesses by making a donation at

Founded in 1867, Howard University operates with a commitment to Excellence in Truth and Service. That includes its unwavering dedication to entrepreneurship for students, alumni, and Black entrepreneurs broadly. We are honored to introduce the newly formed Howard University & PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship ( (HUxPNC 
Center) to attendees at AfroTech. 


JQ Lifestlye, LLC reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken during the event without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. JQ Lifestlye, LLC and its partners may use the photograph/video in other media material produced, used, or contracted by JQ Lifestlye, LLC. at the owner’s discretion. 

General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Age Restriction
Please note that this event is exclusively for attendees aged 21 and older. We kindly request that all participants bring valid government-issued photo identification as proof of age upon entry. We are excited to host you for an evening of fun, entertainment, and responsible enjoyment.