Monday, May 2, 2016

Business Wire, 5/2/2016, (Mike Williams)


BDPA and FORTUNE Magazine Group Enter Partnership. Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) and FORTUNE’s Content Marketing & Strategies group entered into an agreement to publish and promote a special advertising section on diversity. FORTUNE's Content Marketing & Strategies group, the custom content division of FORTUNE, has been producing custom content for FORTUNE 1000 companies since 1954. BDPA is the largest African American Information Technology (IT) Association in the country and has 40 chapters across the United States. The organization is a catalyst for professional growth and technical development for those in IT and continues to bridge the digital divide by providing training and career growth opportunities for its members.

"We view BDPA as a valuable resource for corporate America as they serve as a catalyst for growth in IT diversity," states Joel Baboolal, Project Manager, FORTUNE Content Marketing & Strategies. "Our group is thrilled to partner with BDPA. The issue of IT diversity has reached new heights and together we aim to cover solid examples of timely advancements on this front which will be featured in a special advertising section in our FORTUNE 500, June 15, 2016 issue," he added. The advertising close date is May 4th.

"We are ecstatic about our partnership with FORTUNE to pursue our shared mission of advancing diversity in IT across corporate America," said Mike A. Williams, BDPA National President. "As a leading national magazine whose focus is on the top 500 companies in the nation, BDPA could not ask for a better partner to tackle this issue with us," he added.

BDPA will host its 38th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair, August 9-13, 2016 at The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. BDPA’s Career Fair is free and open to the public.

Read full press release at Business Wire.

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