2022 Anchor Events
Bringing together entrepreneurs and professionals from a range of industries, join us for the UK Black Business Week Launch Event, where you will have the opportunity to connect with business leaders. Be sure to secure your ticket for this exciting networking party including food, music, drinks and inspirational talks to launch an epic new week.
VAMP Power Brunch
Tuesday 18th October | 10am – 2pm
The VAMP Power Brunch was created to empower talented gen z and millennial women who are breaking the mould and taking the lead in their industry. From entrepreneurs to intrepreneurs, this event is the first of its kind as it looks to honour talented black women in business, fashion, entertainment and content creators during Black History Month.
Dope Black Men: Fraternity
Tuesday 18th October | 12pm – 2pm
An invitation to black businessmen, entrepreneurs and those wanting to connect with other high functioning black men.
Dope Black Men : Fraternity in collaboration with UK Black Business Show bring you a seminar hosted by various industry giants in their own fields. It will be hosted by the founder of Dope Black and entrepreneur, Marvyn Harrison. Join us to connect on business, mental health and various other things affecting black men in business.
Tuesday 18th October | 6pm – 9.30pm
The Black Women Business Talks will offer Black women a space to learn effective growth strategies for business development and career success. With interactive talks and group discussions led by stand-out business women and senior leaders, this event will offer you practical advice and insights on how to be your best authentic self as a Black woman in industry, lead in whatever capacity you find yourself in and create success on your own terms.
Tuesday 18th October | 6pm – 9.30pm
The Black Men Business Talks will offer Black men a space to learn effective growth strategies for business development and career success. With interactive talks and group discussions led by stand-out business men and senior leaders, this event will offer you practical advice and insights on how to be your best authentic self as a Black man in industry, lead in whatever capacity you find yourself in and create success on your own terms.
Black Tech Careers Fair
Wednesday 19th October | 10am – 4pm
NEW! An event for Black talent, be it school leavers, graduates or experienced staff to prepare for entering the workforce, meet with recruiters and get inspired into the range of career paths in tech.
Black Tech Experience
Wednesday 19th October | 6pm- 9.30pm
The black tech experience show will bring together professionals within the tech industry, here we will discuss how black professionals can advance their careers, the different opportunities available to them and why representation in this industry is key.
Thursday 20th October | 10am – 2pm
We speak with allies on how they can be more effective in partnering with the Black community to create greater opportunities for the advancement of Black talent. In collaboration with our Diversity and Inclusion coach, we will deliver training to employees and senior management on how to best support Black employees/colleagues, recognise and challenge stereotypes, systematic inequalities and microaggressions in the workplace and create an inclusive work environment where Black employees believe they truly belong.
Black in Legal -
Accessing Key Skills to succeed
Thursday 20th October | 6pm – 9:30pm
Bringing you the leading black legal professionals in the UK. Black in Legal will give you advice on how to gain a career in law and the key skills to succeed.
Culture & Sports Talks
Thursday 20th October | 6pm – 9.30pm
Black media is extremely powerful, this event will highlight what can be done to push positive black stories and how we can embrace our culture in today’s society. Speaking with black entrepreneurs and professionals within media and sports we aim to discuss some of the exciting opportunities available for black professionals.
Funding the Future with HSBC UK
Friday 21st October | 10am – 12pm
Join the experts from UK Black Business Week headline sponsor, HSBC UK, for an interactive session full of crucial insights and moments to connect to fund your vision. With a dynamic mix of panel discussions, Q&As and roundtables and specialist speakers, the session will explore the funding journey for Black entrepreneurs, unpacking the challenges, opportunities and considerations for creating tomorrow’s opportunities.
Black Finance Talks
Friday 21st October | 6pm – 9:30pm
We speak with some of the experts in the financial industry about how they achieved success within their career, with a notable lack of diversity within this industry the black finance show aims to offer tips on how to successfully navigate a career in finance. We also speak with entrepreneurs who will offer advice on access to finance, alternative finance and scaling up your business.
Saturday 22nd October | 9am – 6pm
The UK Black Business Show will not shy away from addressing difficult topics, rather we look to open up people’s minds to new ideas by creating opportunities for our attendees to learn and develop. We look to promote businesses and business leaders who aspire to inspire more black women and men to make a positive difference to the economy and the world at large.