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Same Mission.
New Dates.

We’re excited to announce that our annual event has shifted away from Black Friday and Small Business Saturday to (1) prepare business owners to capitalize on holiday sales/fundraising;

(2) not have the event on Thanksgiving weekend for those who may desire to focus exclusively on either family or business sales during that critical weekend; and (3) ultimately, to grow the overall reach and impact of the conference.​

The 
Schedule

Day One

November 12, 2021

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Is In Session

8:00 AM - 9:40 AM

Course 101: Minority Business Certification & Supplier Diversity

10:00 AM -12:40 PM

Course 102: Media, Digital Marketing & Consumer Trends

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

Mental Responsiveness: Resilience To Bounce Back From Anything

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Class Resumes

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Course 103: Opportunity & Industry

In Virginia

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Break

Refresh!

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Special Events

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cocktails & Conversations: Networking and VIP Happy Hour

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Diamonds In The Sky VIP House Party

Day Two

November 13, 2021

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Is In Session

8:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Course 104: Stocks And Foreign Exchange To Build Wealth

11:00 AM -12:40 PM

Course 105: Real Estate: Residential, Commercial & Buying The Block

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

Physical Education: Moving Your Business Forward Post-Pandemic

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Class Resumes

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Course 106: Human Resources to Scale Your Business

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Break

Refresh!

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Special Events

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wine Bar & Reception: Networking and VIP Happy Hour

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

6th Annual Black Diamond Affair

Day Three

November 14, 2021

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Is In Session

8:00 AM - 9:40 AM

Course 107: Leadership & Personal Development For Growing Teams

10:00 AM -12:40 PM

Course 108: Small Business Finance and Accessing Capital

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

Black Founders- Stories of Success: Trade Secrets to Break Down Barriers to Build Big

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Class Resumes

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Course 109: Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Development

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Break

Refresh!

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Special Events

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Commencement: Celebrity Address​

Post-Commencement Reception: Graduate Photos, Food and Wine