DCBX Excellence Awards
2nd Annual DCBX Excellence Awards
SHOW, LIVE LATIN BAND & CELEBRATION!
@ the Renaissance Hotel A KICK OFF TO DCBX #9
A BLACK TIE EVENT
Honoring Leaders who Impact Lives By Celebrating the Global Latin Experience.
Tickets will go on Sale April 2017.
ABOUT THE EVENT
6-8pm Networking & Red Carpet/VIP Meet & Greet & Happy Hour
World Famous Latin DJs
DJ Alejandro (NYC) DJ Emerzive (DC)
DCBX EXCELLENCE PEOPLE’S CHOICE
DCBX EXCELLENCE AWARDS
The Awards include Life Time Achievement, Diez (10) Excellence Awards & Viente Excellence Award (20). These awards celebrate those who have impacted our communities for 10 years, 20 years or a LifeTime.
DCBX TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARDS
DCBX is proud to have been voted #1 Latin Dance & Diversity Event of the Year in 2015 & 2016 by the M.O.B. dance & diversity association. Over 200 of the top Latin Events in the country were up for the award! What makes this award so special, is it’s chosen by over 5,000 members! As a people’s choice winner DCBX continues to strive to give attendees a transformational experience that they will never forget! Here are some of those experiences from our 2014, 2015 & 2016 after event surveys! “DCBX delivers! One of...read more
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Lee “El Gringuito” Smith Jr Chief Executive Officer Born in Brooklyn New York, in 1981, Lee Edward Smith Jr was always an entertainer at heart. Family members recall that he would perform dancing and singing shows to entertain them. At the age of eight, he saw his first Broadway musical, Cats. For weeks, his family had to sit through his eight-year-old rendition of the show. Actually he was probably part of the reason they closed the show. But he took his creative talents and at age ten began singing with the Famed Singing Boys of...read more
Kat “La Gata” Aguilar-Smith Chief Operations Officer Of Peruvian and El Salvadorian descent Kat Aguilar-Smith is a Latina entrepreneur whose experiences have serendipitously positioned her into the entertainment management position she now holds as Chief Operations Officer of the largest Latin dance festival in the World, DCBx. She inherited an entrepreneurial spirit from a very early age by helping her mother run copies to her father as soon as she could walk. Her immigrant parents at that time owned a humble storefront selling artesanias...read more
Brenda Liz Event Producer Brenda Liz is a powerful Latina entrepreneur who was born in Puerto Rico and at a young age demonstrated her interest for the arts and her ability to lead. At the age of 14, she launched a campaign to become her class president and won. Since that initial experience, Brendaliz has always been a leader. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Science of Nursing from George Mason University which allows her to exercise her passion for leading helping others. Brenda Liz has been in the entertainment industry for the past...read more
Bob Leaton VP of Business Development Bobby’s expertise in the business sector has been an amazing asset to the growth & direction of both DCBX & DCBX Tech. His development skill sets and business leadership are second to none! From working with some of the world’s largest organizations solving their most pressing business challenges to successfully running his own consulting business, the experience he has gained throughout his career has allowed him to build a diverse skill set. He has had an opportunity to work in both...read more
ABOUT THE EVENT The 2nd Annual DCBX Excellence Awards is an an awards show honoring those in the Latin Dance & the Hispanic Community who make a difference through their commitment to positively Effecting lives & celebrating The Global Latin Experience. The Global Latin Experience is the celebration of Latin & Hispanic Culture by Latinos & Non Latinos who impact lives through the passion & energy of Latin Music, Dance, Culture & Community involvement! 2nd Annual DCBX Excellence Awards SHOW, LIVE LATIN BAND &...read more
As a professional magician since the age of 10, magic has helped me build confidence in many areas of my life. After five years of sitting on this project I promised myself that this fall KidsDoMagic would become a reality. Today is Halloween and it’s 11:35pm. I promised myself that I would make the announcement about the release of this project sometime during the day & my time is drawing to an end. October 31st is symbolic for two reasons. It’s both National Magic Day & the end of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Both...read more
DCBX 2016 goes tech biz with Xccelerate — Entrepreneurs moving forward! DCBX partners with the Washington DC ArchAngels! DCBX is the No. 1 US festival featuring world-class latin dancing, concerts, and music. Top technology companies are showcased as part of DCBX Xccelerate component. Each year, more than 6,000 people from over 48 States and 29 plus countries attend the DCBX festival. Over a three day weekend, another 25,000 people view the broadcast and hundreds of thousands join in the social media conversation. This year, up to 20 selected...read more