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A Look Back

Follow the evolution of Black Diamond Weekend and the incredible speakers,
experiences, connections, and impact we've fostered through the years. 
Year SEVEN | 2022

Theme

Diamond University: (MBA) Make Business Amazing!

Highlights

  • Over 50 Classes with 5 different tracks in addition to a Pitch Competition

  • Over 400 attendees attended BDW 

  • Featured Celebrity speakers Kim Coles and Palmer Williams Jr.

  • Featuring Nicky Saunders, Black Wealth Renaissance, The Fuzz Band, DJ Mad Skillz and Dj Scandalez.

Keynote Speaker


Kim Coles, Palmer Williams Jr, and  Micah Bam Bamm White delivered an engaging fireside chat sharing an inside look at what it means to build and sustain profitable businesses. 

Year SIX | 2021

Theme

Diamond University: It's A Different World Powered by Dominion Energy

Highlights

  • Over 30 Classes with 3 different tracks in addition to a bonus Tech Track

  • Over 400 attendees attended BDW as a hybrid event for the first time

  • Featured Celebrity Guests Daryl Bell and Tempest Bledsoe

Keynote Speaker


Angel Rich delivered an inspired keynote complete with golden tips on building wealth with purpose and perseverance. 

Year Five | 2020