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BIRMINGHAM BLACK BUSINESS SHOW 2024

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14th of June 2025

Birmingham NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

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GET ADVICE, INSIGHTS AND GUIDANCE FROM THE BEST BLACK ENTREPRENEURS AND PROFESSIONALS IN THE UK

Get ready for the electrifying return of Birmingham Black Business Show in 2024! With an exclusive lineup of killer speakers, 100 sessions to sit in on from panel discussions, to workshops, to 1-on-1 free career/business advice as well as an unparalleled shopping extravaganza featuring the finest Black-owned businesses in the Midlands to sink your teeth into… mark your calendars for Saturday 15th of June!

Keynote Speaker:

Levi Roots

Levi Roots is a chef, musician and Entrepreneur who shot to fame in 2007 launching his Reggae Reggae sauce on Dragon’s Den, where he secured a £50k investment from Peter Jones and Richard Farleigh.

Since then, Levi has gone from strength to strength with over 50 different products on the brand, writing cookbooks, appearing on TV shows and much more. Levi spends most of his time these days attending schools, colleges and prisons sharing his positive outlook on life and trying to inspire our next generations. Levi is a regular attendee at DofE Gold Award celebration events.

Levi is also an accomplished musician, having performed with James Brown and Maxi Priest, and was nominated for a Best Reggae Act MOBO Award. Most excitingly, Levi is having a feature film made about his life story.

BIRMINGHAM BLACK BUSINESS SHOW IS FOR:

Start-ups & entrepreneurs

Rub shoulders with other entrepreneurs, hear from industry leaders, and get ready to kick your business into high gear! Join us for the hottest tips, practical skills, and networking opportunities to grow your business.

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Scale-up businesses

Whatever your next priority for your business, this is the perfect opportunity to connect with other scale-up founders and learn from the best. Don’t miss out on this chance to accelerate your growth and take your business to new heights.

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Early Careers

Whether you’re looking for your first job or trying to break into a competitive sector, Birmingham Black Business Show is the perfect opportunity to gain practical skills, make invaluable connections, and take the first step toward achieving your career goals.

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Experienced professionals

Unlock your FULL potential without limits! If you want to switch careers or prepare for leadership roles within your industry, our event is the perfect place to enhance your skill set, connect with like-minded professionals, and start your journey toward a more fulfilling career.

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50

inspirational Speakers

3000

Attendees

100

Exhibitors

WHAT TO EXPECT...

MAIN STAGE
Hear advice on how to grow your business from the greatest Black small business experts the UK has to offer.

SEMINARS
Get the latest tips from our business and career experts. From building a sustainability strategy for your business, to getting guidance on how to win big bids. For the business leaders of tomorrow, find out how to get a mentor or land your next big career move into tech.

NETWORKING LOUNGE
Master the codes to success that have seen others excel with the power of networking. In the networking lounge you’ll get the black book of contacts to launch your own business, meet your next investor, co-founder, customer and more…

CAREERS ADVICE
If you’re considering your options, meet with employers from all over the Midlands and the north that are looking for you!

EXPERT CLINICS
We have teamed up with funding, exporting, marketing, branding and strategy experts to give you expert advice in a 1-2-1 setting.

SHOPPING
The Birmingham Black Business Show will be the biggest Black-owned shopping experience outside of London with over 100 exhibitors you’re going to love to see! From food and drink, hair and beauty, fashion, home and gift. You’ll be inspired to buy Black-owned long after the show ends.

2024 SPEAKERS

Levi Roots

Sharmadean Reid

Denise Myers

Dwain Reid

Kameese Davis

Scarlett Allen-Horton

Mac Alonge

Merisha Stevenson

Shaun Sookoo

Kazeem Alli-Balogun

Ken & Mary Okoroafor

Dr Byron Cole

Bianca Miller Cole

Tayo Oguntonade

Bola Sol

Dr Raphael Sofoluke

 

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