The UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference
Breaking News: London and UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference 'Levelling Up' to Tackle Solutions for Greater Success The London and UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference will take place on Thursday, 14th July 2022.
The inaugural UK Black Entrepreneurs Conference follows on from The Black Entrepreneurs Report 2021 written by Dr Carlton Brown, which gives a contemporary insight into Black entrepreneurship within the UK, The Black Business Association (BBA), and MSDUK have commended this report and have decided to become co-partners at the Conference. The key intention of UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference to be held on 14th July 2022 at the NatWest Conference Centre, 250 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4AA is to galvanise a dialogue between different parts of the business community, policymakers, financial institutions, the public/private and 3rd sectors, to foster open and meaningful conversations in a new and powerful way.
This premier event is designed to Empower, Engage and Educate, black entrepreneurs with the tools they need to achieve greater success. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights from the latest research, network with other professionals, connect with successful entrepreneurs, Connect with Buyers the public and private sector and learn how best practices can be applied in their business.
Founded by the author of the Black Entrepreneur Report, Dr Carlton Brown has a demonstrative history in both academia, in the corporate world, and as a successful entrepreneur, for supporting and building businesses who want to, innovate, be creative, hold on to their values, whilst growing sustainable and successful business.
Dr Carlton Brown says,
“This year's UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference is taking a closer look at the state of black entrepreneurship in order to find solutions for greater success and enable Black business’ to ‘level -up’ great speakers, great stories, great insights.”
Lord Michael Hastings Chairman London Chamber of commerce Black Business Association (BBA)
“The Black Entrepreneur Report (BER) is very timely, and it has shed much-needed light under the bushel of entrepreneurship within the UK”.
With 58% of the entrepreneurial space occupied by women, the conference will have a dynamic mix of speakers and commentators from across sectors, many of whom will be announced in the upcoming days and weeks. Attendees can expect to gain valuable contemporary insights from research, listen to great speakers, learn from successful entrepreneurs, network with other professionals, and learn about best practices that can be applied in their business. With a focus on The Black African, Caribbean Diaspora, this event will provide a snapshot into entrepreneurship across the different backgrounds and solutions to remove structural and systemic inequality.
The event will take place on Thursday, 14th July 2022 at NatWest Conference Centre, 250 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4AA
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Notes to Editors
The UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference is an opportunity for you to gain insights from the latest research, network with other professionals in your field, and learn how best practices can be applied in your business. This year's topic is centered around ‘The state of Black Entrepreneurship and solutions for greater success.' This event will provide a snapshot into entrepreneurship across different demographics including race and will involve interactive panel discussions on diverse issues relevant today, including:
• Procurement workshops • Keynote Speakers • Panel discussions • Networking opportunities all delivered by industry experts who have been there done that so they know what works!
The UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference will be a thought-provoking and insightful experience for anyone looking to expand their horizons. The conference seeks not only to address tough questions raised within the report but also to endeavour to understand recommendations made by Dr Carlton Brown's "Race Paradox" as well as explore opportunities for change - both structural or personal- choices that might help marginalised groups succeed in the UK.
The conference will strive to empower, engage, educate, and share stories of black businesses that have succeeded, as well as provide a meaningful space for audiences and policymakers to interact and learn how to find a way into the commercial world by navigating the obstacles in their paths. The data shows that companies that connect with Black and minority businesses improve in performance, productivity, and profitability. If you want to grow your business, establish a new network, and discover how to get access to chances, this conference will aid you. This conference is for you if:
• You are looking to diversify your business and learn from Black Business Owners who have dealt with similar challenges • If you a multinational business and would like to meet and engage with black entrepreneurs • If you are a policymaker and wish to understand and implement change across private and public sector • You will gain insights into the latest research, learn about best practices that can be applied in your business, and establish new relationships with other professionals. The conference will also provide an opportunity for you to gain access to buyers and procurement departments. Register now and join us in this enlightening and empowering experience! Confirmed speakers include
• Lord Michael Hastings, London Chamber of Commerce Black Business Association Chair • Henry Bonsu, British African Broadcaster, International Presenter & Journalist • Dr Carlton Brown, Author of the Black Entrepreneur Report, Entrepreneur & Academic additional speakers to be confirmed. Find out more information at: Conferenceteams@aspire-consultancy.com
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