The 13th Annual SAAB National Conference ~ Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Marriott Renaissance Center ~ 400 Renaissance Drive, Downtown Detroit

Conference Theme: "From Ideas to Action: Saving Tomorrow . . . Today"

Conference Registration Is Now Closed

SAAB National Headquarters presents male oriented national conference that offer powerful messages of success to inspire and mentor Young Men of Color across the United States. SAAB Conferences are intended to reach Middle and High School/College and University students.

We invite you to join us for insightful speakers, presenters and workshops that will enlighten likeminded professionals, community activists and scholars who strive to make a difference in the lives of young men in the community. We encourage all SAAB/B2B Chapter and Alumni Members, Advisors and Constituents to attend! Registration Is Now Open!!

Special Conference Features
Guest Facilitator
SAAB Service Project
Panel Discussion with Jasiri X: “Policing in the 21st Century”
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Conference Quick Links
We welcome community and other non-SAAB Institutional organizations and program initiatives who are committed to creating successful educational and lifelong pathways for males of color across the country to join us and participate in



  • Come enjoy the lavish accommodations at The Marriott Renaissance Center. Make conference registrations and hotel reservations TODAY as space will become limited.
  • Share conference news with colleagues and students interested in a powerful male-oriented bonding experience.
  • SAAB encourages attendance by SAAB and Non-SAAB members who are undergraduate, high school and middle school students of color.

SAAB National Headquarters expresses sincere gratitude to our sponsors, speakers, presenters, and advisors for contributing to a dynamic, well-attended SAAB National Conference 2016. We are grateful for the time devoted to attend the conference and for your ongoing commitment to increasing opportunities for males of color. Thank You All For Your Continued Support!!

Many Thanks To SAAB National Conference 2016 Sponsors

BMe Community
Fossil Group
Lumina Foundation for Education
Rotary Club
Toledo, OH
Southwest Airlines
The Skillman Foundation
Toyota Motor
North America
US Bank
Wayne State University

If You Wish To Become A SAAB Conference Sponsor, Please Contact Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, CEO/Founder