The UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference (UKBBEC) returns in July, inviting aspiring and established entrepreneurs to an exclusive event designed to inspire and empower individuals within the business landscape.

Dr Carlton Brown, author of the Black Entrepreneur Report and visionary behind the UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference, leads the event. He shares his journey to success, offering insights into business strategy, sustainability, and risk management. Dr Brown will also delve into his “Race Paradox” theory and discuss opportunities for structural and personal change to support marginalised groups in the UK.

Themed ‘Empower, Engage, and Educate’, this year’s conference focuses on entrepreneurship across diverse demographics, with interactive panel discussions on pertinent issues. Attendees can also expect financial workshops, pitching sessions, and sessions on developing a resilient mindset. The event also provides networking opportunities with industry professionals and live performances from international artists.

Three-Day Masterclass Event

The conference boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including Global Speaker and Entrepreneur Vusi Thembekwayo, Founder of Jacaranda Books Valerie Brandes, and Founder & CEO of Micro-Fresh®, Byron Dixon OBE. Theresa Harrison, Global Director at EY, will also share insights. This diverse array of speakers promises invaluable knowledge and expertise for attendees.

In its third year, the conference expands to a three-day masterclass event across London, Birmingham, and Manchester. Partners such as Tesco, COOP, and NatWest will provide insights on becoming “supplier ready” and navigating the retail industry’s evolving landscape.

Nicola Millington, newly appointed Director of Communications, emphasises the importance of diversity and accessibility in the business landscape. UKBBEC aims to facilitate dialogue among diverse sectors, policymakers, and financial institutions, empowering individuals to create a new narrative for business success.

The UK Black Business Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 promises to be a transformative event, offering invaluable insights, networking opportunities, and practical skills for entrepreneurs aiming to thrive in the competitive business arena. You can read more about the event here.