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.

California Jobs First

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

Millions of $$ for High-Quality Green Jobs

Attend Webinar May 16th or May 23rd

Join us for an exciting initiative aimed at shaping the future of our community through the CA Jobs First Program. We invite you to join our Affinity Hub Lead Meetings and make your voice heard!

UPCOMING CONVENINGS

May 16th @10:30am
Affinity Hub Lead, Business, Employers & Assoc Convening #4 -Alignment With State Strategies
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88057812599
Meeting ID: 880 5781 2599

May 23rd @10:30am
Affinity Hub Lead, Business, Employers & Assoc Convening #5 - Final Feedback on Regional Plan Pt. 2
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89321660709
Meeting ID: 893 2166 0709

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Take Our Short Survey

NOTE: $50 Gift Cards are no longer available.

However, we encourage you to add your voice and take the survey. Let's hear from you.

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Southern California Edison

UPCOMING EVENT

EDGE S.T.A.R. WORKSHOP SERIES

How To Respond To A Proposal

DATE: May 21, 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

The course will provide informtion on how to read a request for proposal and the necessary tools to prepare for the bidding process.
Participants will learn key procurement terms and definitions. They will gain an understanding of contracts, vendor relationships, change orders, bid bonds, and amendments.

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.

UPCOMING EVENT

Los Angeles Region
Small Business Summit

The Los Angeles County's Economic Mobility Initiative and Small Business Summits will be kicking off the celebration of Small Business Month at the first of five Small Business Summits on Monday, 4/29 at the Los Angeles Coliseum. The event will be co-hosted by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and in partnership with the City of Los Angeles. You are invited to attend the event in your district. You may register for the upcoming events by visiting our Small Business Summit Eventbrite page. 

Monday, April 29, 2024 (L.A. City + L.A. County)
Expo Opens: 8:30 am | Event: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Los Angeles Coliseum
3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

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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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Los Angeles, CA 90043

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