Community SponSors

Pon Di Beat is proud to partner with local African, Caribbean, and Black owned businesses and organizations in Texas! These local business support us by subsidizing community tickets and promoting Pon Di Beat events throughout the community. Some also offer special promotions for event attendees. Check them out below, ask about them in class, and be sure to support their businesses!



Curly Executive is a black female owned marketing coaching and consulting business based in Austin, Texas. Mélissa Peng aka Curly Executive is a serial entrepreneur with over a decade of marketing experience and she’d love to help you with your small business. Her Curly Executive You Tube channel will feature regular free marketing content. She is offering 50% off office hours for all Pon Di Beat attendees. Use code: PonDiBeat


Facebook: @CurlyExecutive Instagram: @CurlyExecutive
Click Here for her YouTube channel

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The Austin Caribbean Cultural Exchange was founded to share the rich traditions of the Caribbean. It is with pride that we participate in community through, cuisine, culture, the arts and gatherings. It is a group of first and second generations Islanders located in the Austin Texas area.

Facebook Group: Austin Caribbean Cultural Exchange

Instagram: @caribxatx



A place to eat the best African food. Surround yourself in the most authentic Nigerian environment in Austin, TX. Owned and operated by Sam Osemene. Sam was born in Nigeria and has been a valued member of the Austin community for over 30 years! Sam is a UT grad and instructor at ACC. He guarantees that if you stop by you will leave with your belly full and a smile on your face.

Facebook: @africannigerianfood Instagram: @africannigerianfood