Virginia's Largest Black Business Conference
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Entrepreneurs, Conference-Goers, Business Owners, Retirees, High School and College Students...
Get ready for three days of celebration, networking, and an unforgettable, diamond-level business conference. Learn from cutting-edge thinkers, develop new game-changing skills, and walk away with powerful contacts and a deeper connection to community.
Join us in celebrating seven years of bringing together thousands of businesses large and small across Virginia. With immersive tracks like “Women Who Lead”, “Black Forbes List”, “Commerce St.”, “Impactology” and “The Art of Possible”, you are in for an all-star lineup complete with Continuing Education Credits.
GET YOUR TICKET TO ATTEND BDW 2022 UNTIL NOVEMBER 4TH!
We are excited to offer attendees and vendors game-changing opportunities through valuable partnerships.
This year, Ultimate VIP Pass holders and vendors get a Progress Innovator Badge to Mighty Dream Forum hosted in Norfolk from November 1-3, 2022. Mighty Dream Forum is is an annual gathering of global business leaders advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within their organizations. The multi-day forum of thought leadership, idea exchange, networking, progressive conversation and engaging food & entertainment experiences is designed to broker honest, direct dialogue and relationships that accelerate the progress many are already demonstrating. Learn more HERE!
We’ve packed in tons of surprises and even more opportunities for networking and getting more eyes on your business. All that's missing is YOU!
Immerse yourself in Virginia’s largest black business conference complete with 3 days of courses, riveting keynotes, a black business marketplace, fresh experiences and activities, and staple events that celebrate black business and community leaders. Plan your weekend so you don't miss a beat!
A LOOK BACK
Seven years ago, we met in person for our first ever Black Diamond Affair, with the purpose of celebrating black leaders and business owners in our area. Fast forward to 2022, we’ve expanded our mission and our event to help thousands of black business owners to scale, network, and sharpen their business skills. Take a look back at our journey!
Atty, V. Meade Law, PLLC
I made so many notes, prompting me to modify my goals. I can’t thank you and your team enough for this extremely informative conference.
Owner, Heart to Heart Career Training Center;
Co-Owner, Peek of Joy 3D Ultrasound & Spa
This is solving so many problems for me, I’ve been wanting to get into real-estate investing for a while!
Director, Office of Program and Project Excellence, Hampton Roads Transit
Black Diamond Weekend has been great! Thank you so much for having me as a speaker and allowing me access to all the other dynamic and talented speakers. I’ve enjoyed it. You looked beautiful opening night by the way! Your tech support has