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The BEYA STEM Community of over 10,000 strong serves K-12 students, college students, corporate, government, and military professionals, and STEM employers with three (3) days of learning, networking, celebrating excellence, and showcasing career opportunities.

Career Communications Group (CCG) is at the forefront of redefining how we gather to network, learn, recognize, and recruit talent. This year’s BEYA STEM Conference will be available in-person and online. We call this the digital twin experience (DTX), which offers attendees options to blend the in-person and digital experience in ways unique to their needs. Whether you attend in-person or online, you will share the same experience. BEYA36 will continue to leverage several technologies to bring the digital twin of the BEYA experience to the STEM community on its platform and in-person at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.


BEYA In-Person

The in-person component of BEYA36 will comply with the Washington, DC COVID-19 Health Guidance for Masks and Cloth Face Covering Guidance for the General Public, which among other things require wearing a face mask during indoor events. Additionally, the Stars & Stripes Dinner and Mentoring Event will require proof of vaccination to attend.

To experience BEYA36 to its fullest, we strongly recommend that you bring a tablet or laptop for the education sessions. The seminar rooms and some public spaces in the Omni Shoreham will offer complimentary access to the internet.


BEYA World I

BEYA World I is the central hub. It will feature BEYA Central, which will be open to the public. BEYA Central houses The Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) Village, which features the fifteen (15) ABET Accredited Engineering schools, the BEYA Hall of Fame, and conference information. Registered attendees will have gated access to all recognition events, networking, seminars, training workshops, and the STEMulating Lounge, which will feature entertainment activities. Attendees can register to access BEYA World I via a one-day pass or an all-access pass. These passes will also allow you to move between the BEYA Worlds.



BEYA World II is the center for STEM recruitment and pipeline development. BEYA World II gives you access to recruiters and activities associated with K-12 pipeline development. BEYA World II hosts the Exhibit Hall, Interview Village, and the K-12 STEM Village. Each village has its lobby, which offers access to activities and the Exhibit Hall. BEYA World II is open to the BEYA Community and their families at no cost.


Technology Requirements

The BEYA World I platform is a customized product built for CCG with advanced features to support our awards programs and education sessions. The BEYA World II platform provider is vFairs, a leading virtual events platform. Our BEYA worlds support Zoom and other Zoom-like tools for webinars and other video-conferencing activities.