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Black Business Expo USA

August 1, 2020 - Durham, North Carolina

ELEVATE YOUR BRAND. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT.

Why Attend Our FREE Business Expos?

Attend Black Business Expo to discover the most powerful business knowledge, tools & dynamic partnership opportunities to expand your business.

All it takes is ONE DAY to transform your business – and it starts by attending one of our FREE events in a city near you.

At Black Business Expo you’ll find an inspiring community of entrepreneurs & business owners learning and sharing ways to make their Small Business more efficient, flexible, and profitable. You’ll hear from top Industry Experts, collaborate in business-critical workshops, and exchange valuable information with exhibitors and other business owners.

Black Business Expo creates a fun networking environment for you to learn, network & find new products & services to help your business grow.

Networking Areas include:
– Main Stage Presentations led by TOP Business Experts
– Over 25+ Free Business Workshops & Seminars
– Speed Networking
– Business Card Exchange
– Exhibitor Hall filled with Innovative Products & Services that will accelerate your growth

Start optimizing your business performance & attend the upcoming Black Business Expo.

Show Schedule

Main Stage

Unloading and Setup
(7:00am – 9:45am)

Opening  Ceremony (9:45am)

11 year Anniversary

Host
Eric Kelly III

Session 1 (10:30am – 11:30am) 

Seat At The Table

Moderator
Phyllis Coley
Speakers
Dr. Sandra K. Johnson 
Rep. Valerie Foushee
Del Mattioli

Session 2 (11:30am – 12:00pm) 

Entertainment

Speaker:
James Stephen, III

Session 3 (12:00pm – 1:00pm) 

All About The Business

Moderator
Kimberly McClain
Speakers
Vickie Parker
Rep. Sandra Braswell
Gracie Johnson-Lopez

Session 4 (1:00pm – 1:30pm) 

About the Expo

Moderator
Angel Green
Speakers
Sherriff  C. Birkhead 
Brenda Howerton 
Rep. Zack Hawkins

Session 5 (1:30pm – 2:30pm) 

Women in Government

Moderator:
Bobby Richardson
Speakers
Natalie Murdock 
Michelle Laws
Felicia Waugh

Session 6 (2:30pm – 3:30pm) 

Millennials Vs Baby Boomers

Moderator
Thomas Wilson
Speakers:
Laticia Nicole
Michael Hines

Session 7 (3:30pm – 4:30pm) 

Business 2020

Moderator:
Derrick Drakeford
Speakers:
Sherrod Banks
Richard Moore
Rene Daughtry
Clarybel Peguero

Session 8 (4:30pm – 5:30pm ) 

NC Leadership

Moderator:
TBA
Speakers:
Pierce Freelon
Dr. Inga Johnson

Workshops

Session 1 (11:00am – 11:45am) 

Room 1

Business Startup

Speaker:
LaTasha Best-Gaddy

Room 2

Transforming Ordinary People Into Extraordinary Leaders Speaker

Speaker:
Dr Janice Witt Smith

Session 2 (12:00pm – 12:45am) 

Room 1

Business Financing

Speaker:
Dr. Inga Johnson

Room 2

Risk Management

Speaker:
Pamela Smith

Session 3 (1:00pm – 1:45am) 

Keynote

Moderator:
Eric Kelly, III
Speakers:
Natalie Murdock

Session 4 (2:00pm – 2:45am) 

Room 1

Business Technology in New Age

Speaker:
Trinetta Burrell

Room 2

Business Networking & Communication Skills

Speaker:
Kimberley Winborne

Session 5 (3:00pm – 3:45am) 

Room 1

Seven Things You Need To Know For Success Marketing

Speaker:
Antonio McCoy

Session 6 (4:00pm – 4:45am) 

Room 1

Community Reinvestment

Speaker:
Edythe Thompson

Room 2

Faith & Economic

Speaker:
Dr. Slater

Show Updates

We never stop working to bring you more value and exciting new opportunities to grow and improve your business at Black Business Expo. Here are some exciting updates about our upcoming Expo.

Explore the Expo

Sponsor one (or more) of these Areas

Exhibitor Hall

Discover 300 businesses and corporations' products and services that can help your business thrive.

B2B Networking

Meet and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs in an open and inspirational atmosphere.

Workshops

Participate in 45-minute interactive seminars on a variety of small-business topics led by industry experts.

The Main Stage

A dedicated space for presentations from the best of the best in their industry. Not something to miss!

Speed Networking

Organized, fast-paced networking where you’ll meet like-minded people, exchange information and discuss strategy.

Biz Card Exchange

Add your business card and marketing materials to an industry-centric table, share your information and find new contacts.

How Do Companies Benefit by Exhibiting?

Attend business critical workshops to help you grow your business.

A Glimpse of Black Business Expo USA

A Picture is worth a thousand words. See for yourself why attending the Black Business Expo USA is “being in the right place at the right time.”

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