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Group Black will make a splash at our first year in Cannes. Join us for engaging events, cultural activations, and thought-provoking panels underscoring our mission and spotlighting our collective of Black-owned media brands. Group Black will be at the center of the action at Inkwell Beach, the first beach focused on celebrating equity and diversity in creative, media, marketing, and entertainment. Please see our programming schedule below and join us for some incredible events throughout the week that you won’t want to miss!

Group Black will make a splash at our first year in Cannes. Join us for engaging events, cultural activations, and thought-provoking panels underscoring our mission and spotlighting our collective of Black-owned media brands. Group Black will be at the center of the action at Inkwell Beach, the first beach focused on celebrating equity and diversity.

Please see our programming schedule below and join us for some incredible events throughout the week that you won’t want to miss!

Group Black x Adweek Kick-off Soiree

Kick-off the week in style with Group Black and Adweek. Join us for cocktails and a special fireside Chat with Doug Rozen, CEO of Dentsu Americas, and Travis Montaque, Co-founder and CEO of Group Black.

Date:
Sunday, June 19
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Hotel Martinez Rooftop - 73 Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP

Widen the Screen Juneteenth Luncheon

Hosted by P&G and Group Black. Join us to celebrate Juneteenth and our collective mission to widen the screen, to widen our view by advancing the development of diverse creative talent in the advertising, film and media industry.

Date:
Monday, June 20
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
Invite Only
Invite Only

Soulmatic Beach Party

Special performance by Nas with opening set by DJ SD and after-party DJ set by MICK.

Date:
Tuesday, June 21
Time:
9:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP

Content community & Creativity

Fireside Chat with Todd Kaplan CMO, PepsiCo

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
No RSVP Necessary 
No RSVP Necessary 

Moving at the Speed of Culture

Join us as we explore and discuss culture-shifting and culture-shaping content with the Group Black collective of Black-owned media brands.

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
No RSVP Necessary 
No RSVP Necessary 

Club Quarantine Cannes La Nuit Tombée

Come celebrate and experience lively late-night vibes with the incomparable DJ D-Nice. Opening Set by DJ Natasha Diggs.

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
11:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location:
Bisous Bisous Club at Hotel Barriere Le Majestic - 1 jetée Albert Édouard - Palais des Festivals Cannes
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP

Group Black x Adweek Kick-off Soiree

Kick-off the week in style with Group Black and Adweek. Join us for cocktails and a special fireside Chat with Doug Rozen, CEO of Dentsu Americas, and Travis Montaque, Co-founder and CEO of Group Black.

Date:
Sunday, June 19
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Hotel Martinez Rooftop - 73 Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP

Widen the Screen Juneteenth Luncheon

Hosted by P&G and Group Black. Join us to celebrate Juneteenth and our collective mission to widen the screen, to widen our view by advancing the development of diverse creative talent in the advertising, film and media industry.

Date:
Monday, June 20
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
Invite Only
Invite Only

Soulmatic Beach Party

Special performance by Nas with opening set by DJ SD and after-party DJ set by MICK.

Date:
Tuesday, June 21
Time:
9:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP

Content community & Creativity

Fireside Chat with Todd Kaplan CMO, PepsiCo

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
No RSVP Necessary 
No RSVP Necessary 

Moving at the Speed of Culture

Join us as we explore and discuss culture-shifting and culture-shaping content with the Group Black collective of Black-owned media brands.

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Inkwell Beach at Vega Luna, Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
Admission:
No RSVP Necessary 
No RSVP Necessary 

Club Quarantine Cannes La Nuit Tombée

Come celebrate and experience lively late-night vibes with the incomparable DJ D-Nice. Opening Set by DJ Natasha Diggs.

Date:
Wednesday, June 22
Time:
11:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location:
Bisous Bisous Club at Hotel Barriere Le Majestic - 1 jetée Albert Édouard - Palais des Festivals Cannes
Admission:
RSVP
RSVP