ABOUT US

DCBX

Do, Connect Be & eXperience. That’s DCBX !

DCBX is a visionary entertainment and lifestyle brand bringing culturally diverse and widely inclusive live events to any world-class city to serve consumers of Latin culture, Dance, Music, Film,  Entrepreneurship, and Fashion.

With over two decades of experience hosting an array of live events year round—we have successfully transformed an excess of 1/2 a million fans and consumers who celebrate Latin culture and the Arts in 800+ cities across the globe.

DCBX Featured Event! DCBX 14 August 25-29, 2022

Join us as we head back to the Renaissance for our biggest edition ever!

Live Events

August 24-30, 2022

DCBX 14 Latin Music & Diversity Festival

Latin Music | Latin Dance | Wellness |  Business |  Community Awards |

Date: DCBX 14 August 25-29, 2022
Renaissance DC Hotel

••DCBX|14 Latin Music, Dance, Fitness & Cultural LIVE Conference 

Our flagship event, DCBX|14, in its 14th year takes place at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in downtown DC. DCBX|14 is an exciting multicultural, educational, music, and entertainment festival where we bring together thousands of fans, celebrities, and thought leaders, to a whirlwind celebration of culture—welcoming 7K+ domestic and international attendees giving all an opportunity to touch the brand and its culture in an active and experiential way!  Attendees can take part in over 200 educational sessions in Latin Dance, Diversity, Wellness,  Entrepreneurship, and Business!

With that in mind, DCBX|14 is an experience like no other! Throughout the day we host a Diversity Conference and in the evening we host parties and unforgettable concerts. ••

General Schedule

Wed. August 24
Official Pre Party + Guest International Instructors

Thurs. August 25
Renaissance Hotel Workshops & Party + DCBX & Sensual Movement Monument Party Bus Tour

Fri. August 26
Renaissance Hotel Workshops, Rooftop Parties, Shows, Evening Dancing

Sat. August 27
Renaissance Hotel Workshops, Rooftop Parties, Shows, Evening Dancing

Sun.  August 28
Renaissance Hotel Workshops, Rooftop Parties, Shows, Evening Dancing

Mon. August 29 
Smithsonian Museum Tour + After Party with Guest International Instructors

November 3-7 2022

LATIN BEACH FEST 2ND EDITION PUNTA CANA, DR

Destination DCBX™️ & Sensual Movement Present

Latin Beach Fest 2nd Edition
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 

Date: November 3-7th
Bravo Hotel Playa Bavaro KM 1 no 1 . 03177 Punta Cana Dominican Republic

All You Can Dance! 💃🏻
All You Can Drink! 🥂
All You Can Eat! 🥘
All You Can Party! 🥳

RANKED TOP #1 Beach in Punta Cana & Top 5 in the WORLD!

••A BEACH BACHATA & SALSA PARADISE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS! 

SCHEDULE  (subject to change)

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 
12pm-6pm Chill at the beach before the CRAZINESS!
10pm-4am Pre Party Barcelo Nightclub

Thursday, November 3, 2022
8am – 6pm. Private Catamaran Kick-Off Party
Private VIP Latin Beach Fest Catamaran to Soana Island (EXTRA FEE)
3pm-6pm.  Welcome Beach Party
6pm-8pm.  Dinner Break
8pm-9pm.  Show in the Gran Teatro
9pm-10pm. Lessons Mallorca Ballroom
10pm-8am   Dancing in 3 Ballrooms Sensual Bachata, Salsa, Traditional Bachata

Friday, November 4, 2022
9am-2pm          Registration Open
10am-2pm.       Workshops Malloprca Ballrooms
2pm-3pm.         Master Workshop
1pm-2pm          Animation Pool/Beach La Palapa de Animacion
2pm-6pm.         Pool/Beach Party La Palapa de Animacion
6pm-7:30pm     Sunset Welcome Party Lounge Spa Terrace Roof Top
7:30pm-10pm.  Dinner Break
8pm-10pm.       Show in the Gran Teatro
10pm-8am         Dancing in 3 Ballrooms Sensual Bachata, Salsa, Traditional Bachata

Saturday, November 5, 2022
9am-2pm      Registration Open
10am-2pm    Workshops Malloprca Ballrooms
2pm-3pm.     Master Workshop
1pm-2pm      Animation Pool/Beach La Palapa de Animacion
2pm-6pm.     Pool/Beach Party La Palapa de Animacion
6pm-8pm.     Dinner Break
8pm-10pm.  Latn Dance Show in the Gran Teatro produced by Latin Beach Fest Punta Cana
10pm-8am   Dancing in 3 Ballrooms Sensual Bachata, Salsa, Traditional Bachata

Sunday, November 6, 2022
9am-2pm      Registration Open
10am-2pm    Workshops Malloprca Ballrooms
1pm-2pm      Animation Pool/Beach La Palapa de Animacion
2pm-3pm.     Master Workshop
2pm-6pm.     Pool/Beach Party La Palapa de Animacion
6pm-8pm.     Dinner Break
8pm-10pm.   Show in the Gran Teatro
10pm-8am    Dancing in 3 Ballrooms Sensual Bachata, Salsa, Traditional Bachata

Monday, November 7, 2022
8am-5pm Special Tour of Salto Limon and Bachata Island Tour (EXTRA FEE)

December 30-Jan 2, 2023 (Tickets go on Sale in July)

DCBX Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve

Celebration| Inclusiveness | Community |  Diversity

Date: December 30, 2021 -January 4, 2022 New Year’s Eve Festival
Date: December 31, 2021- New Year’s Eve Celebration

••10th Annual DCBX Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve 2022! 

New Year’s Eve is a special time to be with family, friends, and your closest  5000 friends!  Not to mention the 100K who are watching & celebrating online! Each and every year DCBX throws an event like none other in a Tropical theme to bring in the new year with a bang! The celebration includes an entire three days of enticing Latin dance entertainment and instruction  with DOZENS of workshops.  DCBX events host over 60+ music, dance, and variety acts IN DC, MIAMI & NYC!  DCBX spreads the love of diversity through interactive engagements in motion picture arts, entrepreneurship, and movement



What’s New?

DCBX founders Lee “El Gringuito” & Kat “La Gata” bring Latin Dance, Healthy Food, & Community Together!

Latin Dance Date Night Spice Up Your Relationship!
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LEARN TO LATIN DANCE & MEET THE PARTNER OF YOUR DREAMS!
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DCBX in the News!

DCBX Ultimate Tropical NYE brings in 2020 like none other! 

FEATURED VIDEOS

DCBX produces the 1st Latin Concert at Hard Rock DC in their 30 year history!

DCBX founders Lee “El Gringuito & Kat “La Gata” featured on Good Morning Washington DC!

DCBX11 Brings 7000+ Attendees from 50 States & 38 Countries! 

Estrellitas De Sorto show the World Dance is Love!

The Making of DCBX The Documentary!  PRE RELEASE!

Las Chicas Locas DC Celebrates 10 Years of Latin Nights! 

DCBX Makes History at Mayor Bowser’s 2nd Inauguration!

DCBX Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve Recap!

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DCBX Celebrating Diversity, Inclusion through entertainment!
Yearly Reach

1000+

CULTURAL
PERFORMANCES

300+

EDUCATIONAL
SESSIONS

100K

ATTENDEES

400+

LATIN MUSICAL
ACTS & INTERNATIONAL
PERFORMERS

50+

COUNTRIES
REPRESENTED

1 Million

Social Media
Impact Impressions

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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 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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OUR TEAM

Chief Executive
Officer

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Lee Smith Jr

Chief Operations
Officer

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Kat Aguilar-Smith

Director of
Communications 

Randall Gafner

VP of Business Development

Bob Leaton

Director of
Events & Box Office Manager

Sandra Trigo

DCBX Director of
Production

Devan Blau

Sound Engineer/
Official Sound Company

RV Entertainment Rommel Velasquez

Director of Live Events Production

Daryl Shaw

Director of Xccelerate
DCBizX

Liz Strom

Director of the Global Impact Film Fest

Emily Aguilar

Director of
Kizomba

Director of
HR

Melissa Brewer

Artistic Director & Stage Manager


Zeke “El Fabulosa”

Director of New Student Immersion

Kat Flores

Director of Salsa & PR

Earl Rush

Director of Zouk

Ashley Kent

NEWS

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