Press Release

UK Black Business Week
17th – 22nd October 2022

Heading in to its sixth year after launching in 2017, UK Black Business Show has gone from a one day show to a whole week of events for Black entrepreneurs, professionals, and allies of the Black community. UK Black Business Week is the biggest business show of its kind in the UK & Europe for Black business owners and professionals. It’s the only dedicated week in the UK for Black entrepreneurs and professionals. Across the week the show is expecting up to 10,000 attendees over 200 businesses exhibiting, some of the biggest companies in the world and some of the leading Black entrepreneurs and professionals in the country.

Of the partnership, Stuart Tait, Head of Commercial Banking, HSBC UK said,

“We are committed to ensuring that access to finance is fair and open to all entrepreneurs and are pleased to extend our sponsorship of the UK Black Business Show in both London and Birmingham.” 

UK Black Business Week
Date: 17th- 21st October 2022
Venue: 8 Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5BY
Description: Unifying Black entrepreneurs and professionals whilst creating space to nurture talent. The UK Black Business Week aims to Develop. Empower. Inspire and Recharge. With events delivered by Industry leaders, the UK Black Business Week promises to equip Black professionals and Entrepreneurs with business insights, new skills and knowledge to navigate the world of work.

About UK Black Business Show
Date: 22nd October 2022
Venue: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper St, Islington, London, N1 0QH
Description: The UK Black Business Show has been created to inspire and connect Black business owners and working professionals.
Through business exhibitions, deep-dive workshops, interactive panels, and seminars, delivered by industry pioneers, this event will enable personal, professional and corporate development.
To celebrate UK Black History Month, The UK Black Business Show will be taking place in October. The show will highlight the achievements and contributions black businesses have made to the economy. Attendees will gain cutting-edge insight and advice in entrepreneurship, leadership, soft skills and cultural development from some of the UK’s leading black business owners.

80+ Including Sir Lenny Henry, Levi Roots, Trevor Nelson, Jenny Francis, Andy Ayim MBE, Dr Tunde Okewale MBE, Kanya King, Elizabeth Uviebinene. , Eric Collins, June Angelides MBE and many more

Sponsors & Partners
JP Morgan
American Express
Ralph Lauren
Teach First
Sunday Times
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Morgan Stanley
British Business Bank
Capital One
Department for International Trade
Lloyds Bank
S&P Global
NHS Blood & Transplant