OUR MISSION
META: 2020 is part of the BET Networks’ annual invitation-only social impact conference held in the lead up to the annual BET Awards.
Given the importance of the 2020 presidential election, BET Networks is hosting META: 2020, a one-day convening focused exclusively on driving African-American voters to the polls by harnessing the power of media, entertainment and technology sectors.

INCREASING BLACK VOTER TURNOUT IN 2020 & BEYOND

THURSDAY

FEB. 20

2020

The West Hollywood EDITION Los Angeles, CA
VOTER TURNOUT

DID YOU KNOW?

The Black voter turnout rate declined for the first time in 20 years in a presidential election.
66.6%

2012 RECORD HIGH

59.6%

2016 ELECTION

THREE STRATEGIC PILLARS

MILLENIALS
Excite and engage this powerful political force by meeting them where they are on social media and empowering them towards civic action.
AA MEN
Restore and grow voter turn out of African-American men. They are a significant voting bloc that has the power to transform the presidential race.
LOCAL
Combat voter suppression tactics at the local level by leveraging the power of media, entertainment and technology.

SESSION INFORMATION AND HIGHLIGHTS

COLLABORATE
Collaborate with cross-sector industry experts committed to black voter engagement and turnout.
STRATEGY SESSIONS
Participate in action-orientated strategy sessions focused on three strategic pillars.
EXPERT SPEAKERS
Fireside chats, panel discussions and keynote presentations featuring expert speakers committed to civic action.

RSVP

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2020 | 10am – 4pm
The West Hollywood EDITION
9040 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
ATTENDEE
This invitation is for and is non-transferable. RSVP by Thursday, February 13, 2020.

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