WAATBP 2022 Coming Soon!

Virtual experience - Thursday, October 6th
In-person experience (NYC) - Friday, October 7th

To learn more contact one-id@oneclub.org

Thank you to everyone who made our 2021 Where Are All the Black People Conference and Career Fair a huge success!

We're making all of the content available to registrants on-demand via the Video Recap link. We are also offering a free webpass for any new registrants who want to find out what they missed. We hope to see you again next year at our 2022 event!

Where Are The Black People is an annual conference that exists to address and correct the scarcity of people of color within the advertising industry. Since 2011, WAATBP has brought together Black voices from within the advertising community — from eager students and juniors to C-suite leaders — to celebrate successes, highlight setbacks, and demand their rightful place at the table alongside their allies.

Keynote speaker


Emmy Award-winning host, writer and performer Amber Ruffin was this year's keynote speaker! She helped kick things off live on Wednesday, September 29th at 11am EDT and talked about her meteoric rise to fame and the lessons she learned along the way.

What is waatbp?


The hallmark of WAATBP is the series of speakers throughout the event. From inspirational keynotes to meaningful panels and sessions where industry professionals discuss issues that affect people of color within the creative community, WAATBP seeks to inspire action in all attendees. 


We’re bringing back the workshops and seminars! Attendees will participate in experiential learning and receive professional development tips from industry experts.


Creatives have the chance to get their portfolios reviewed by top creative leaders from some of the most respected agencies and studios. 


WAATBP attendees can network with recruiters from top companies and creative schools.