The 1st- First Friday
Conglomerate Entertainment's 1st Professional networking event took place on May 3, 2002, at City Place Plaza, Downtown Hartford. This was the area's first mix and mingle event that provided a setting for Connecticut's Black Urban Professionals to network and socialize. The 85 people in attendance enjoyed the unique professional environment and created a buzz by word of mouth making the First Friday of the month a must-see event. Over the years by word of mouth along with an ever-growing mailing list Hartford's First Friday's top over 80,000 people in attendance over a 10 year time period.