About Us

DCBX is committed to empowering lives by celebrating the Global Latin eXperience.  Over the past fourteen years founders Lee “El Gringuito” Smith Jr and Kat “La Gata” have produced thousands of events and spread Latin Culture, Dance & Entertainment to 800 cities around the World!  Throughout the year DCBX hosts local, National & International events that empowers lives through Culture!

Each year in August, during our flagship DCBX Conference more than 6,000 people from all 50 States & 33 plus countries attend the festival featuring world-class latin dancing, concerts, fashion, film, fitness and educational programs. Another 25,000 people view the broadcast and hundreds of thousands join in the social media conversation.

The Annual DCBX Conference continues to evolve from its dance and music roots to to feature a film festival focused on global causes, a new outdoor Latin & Global Street Festival aka DCBX Street, a Technology Conference connecting businesses from Latin America with investors and an amazing array of Entrepreneurial workshops bringing learning and engagement to the forefront. DCBX is continually reaching for new heights and new ways to give people an ultimately fantastic experience.

The event has more than 125 workshops for participants to stretch their skills and interests. Our concept of “BE” during the day let’s attendees find an educational learning track like Be dance,Be film, Be fashion, Be fitness, Be entrepreneurship, Be You! By night, cultures collide in a fun social atmosphere as dance, music and connection bring people together as one.

Recently voted by its peers as the #1 Latin Dance Festival in the United States DCBX is soaring to new heights in 2016.

Who We Are: DCBx is a group of professionals who believe in sharing their love of Latin & Global culture with rhythm, respect and a whole lot of fun.

Our Mission: To Empower Lives by Celebrating the Global Latin Experience.

Our Promise: To passionately grow, support and enrich our community by creating events and opportunities for people to come celebrate diversity, Latin music, global culture and learning.

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Upcoming DCBX Events

Aug 24, 2017

2nd DCBX Excellence Awards Renaissance Washington DC 



Aug 24 – 28 2017

9th DCBX Conference Renaissance Hotel Wash. DC


Dec 31st, 2017

Ultimate New Years Eve DC, NYC, MIAMI, CHICAGO


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