Black Business Association (BBA)

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UPCOMING EVENT

BBA Black Business Day Expo 2024

Join us in Celebrating August as National Black Business Month

Let's #BolsterBlackLA Together!

The Black Business Association (BBA), in partnership with U.S. Bank, celebrates National Black Business Month. Join us at our 2nd Annual Black Business Day Expo on Saturday, August 17, 2024 at LA Trade Tech College, 400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 from 11am to 5pm.

UPCOMING EVENT

PROSPERITY MARKET L.A.

4th Annual L.A.
Black Business
Scavenger Hunt

Calling Brick & Mortar Black Businesses!

The Black Business Association is excited to celebrate #NationalBlackBusinessMonth for August as we join @prosperity.market for their 4th Annual Black Business Scavenger Hunt!

Be a part of the celebration, community involvement and Black enterprise empowerment.

Register today!

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BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION presents

BLACK BUSINESS MONTH
KICK-OFF MIXER

A Members Connect Event

In Partnership with ANCHOR OF HOPE

Join us in Bolstering Black Legacies and Green Sector Opportunities

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2024
5:00PM - 7:30PM

Chester Washington Golf Club House
1818 Charlie Sifford Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90047

Members FREE | Non-Members: $25
FREE Parking | Refreshments

PROGRAM AGENDA:

  • Justice40 Green Sector Contracting

  • Celebration of Legacy Businesses

  • Black Business Month Activations and Black Business Day Expo Overview

  • BBA Updates

Southern California Edison

UPCOMING EVENT

EDGE S.T.A.R. WORKSHOP SERIES

Building Teaming Arrangements

DATE: July 16, 2024
TIME: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
LOCATION: Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

The SCE EDGE S.T.A.R. Workshops are offered at "no cost" and open to the public.

Course Description
What do Prime Contractors want? In this course, participants will learn common expectations among prime contractors and large business entities. With this understanding, they will be able to evaluate strategies to obtain experience in subcontracting, teaming, and they will also learn the steps necessary to engage with Primes.

The course will show participants how to improve their business efficiency and effectiveness by discussing the distinctions that allow businesses to thrive and succeed with Primes in order to become a reliable partner.

How to Register

Please confirm your attendance by registering at Eventbrite, or please contact scesupplierdiversitydevelopment@sce.com for further information. Availability is limited, ensuring early registration is advised.

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EVENT RECAP

21st Annual Salute To Black Women Business Conference, Vendor Faire & Awards Luncheon

Our 2024 event spectacular was a success! Thank you to all who supported and/or joined us.

Check out our recap: Digital Journal, Video, and Photos.

RECAP WEBINAR

BBA Business Ready Webinar Series

CITY OF LA:
A DECADE OF PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission is committed to supplier diversity and actively engages with local, diverse suppliers to maximize procurement opportunities in partnership with high-profile events. The Business Connect Program supports minority-, women-, LGBTQIA+-, persons with disabilities-, and veteran-owned businesses through professional development sessions, networking events, and access to subcontracting opportunities.

An exclusive POWER HOUR presentation and discover how your business can acquire subcontracting opportunities.

GUEST SPEAKER
Samona Caldwell, APR
Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission
Director, Business Connect

VIDEO

2023

YEAR IN REVIEW

Making an Impact on empowering Black businesses.

1-2…1-2-3…LET’S GO! Step into the journey of Black Business Association's impactful year! From uplifting our community to empowering businesses, witness the moments that defined 2023. 

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Founded 1970

Your Link to African American Businesses Owners

Founded in 1970, the Black Business Association (BBA), headquartered in Los Angeles, the oldest active ethnic business organization in the state of California, has been committed to ensuring that African American and other diverse business owners benefit from our advocacy efforts to impact, improve and implement policy that improves access to contracting and procurement opportunities with the public and private sector, in addition to providing access to financial resources.  The BBA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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