HBCU SpringComing is an annual festival held in select cities across the country that boast large populations of HBCU alumni & professionals. Initially designed as a homecoming in the spring, it is an opportunity for all college graduates to reunite and socially engage with one another through a weekend of events. In its eight years, SpringComing has reached over 10,000 people.



Lauren Grant is the Chief Experience Architect for the event planning and production firm, The Grant Access, LLC (TGA). In this role, Lauren curates memorable experiences for her corporate and non-profit clients, ranging from professional conferences and galas to trade shows like Essence Festival. With high profile clientele and sponsorships including the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), Nike, Goldman Sachs, National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), Diageo and Cantu Beauty, The Grant Access’ impressive and highly satisfied portfolio of clients are a testament to Lauren and her team’s commitment to cultivating a memorable, five-star experience.


Listen Two Me engages with some of the most innovative professionals in the entertainment industry, modeling and developing new ways for brands (and bands!) to use their imaginations to create connections with consumers. With founder, George Twopointoh serving as Director of Creative Operations, Listen TWO Me has partnered with well identified brands such as Wondaland Records, VEVO, CNN, HLN, REVOLT TV, Hendrick’s Gin, T mobile and Genworth Financial to capture audiences’ attention in distinct ways. Specializing in live experiences, George’s ability to close the gap between the Idea and the Execution has been sought after by entertainers Janelle Monae and Jidenna. L2M houses performance coaches and directors that speak the artist’s language along with proven production and stage managers that execute the artless details. George is a graduate of Morehouse College with two decades of experience managing productions around the world.