BECOME A MEMBER OF BBO
BBO Welcomes all Canadians, Immigrants and Students of African and Caribbean descent living and working in Canada goals
ACCESS TO SKILLS ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER:
Learn how to run and grow a business or advance in your career by using experienced experts and trainers with lived experience and a deep understanding of the subject matter and resources available through the SEC. For upcoming events and workshops check here [Events Calendar]
Have the opportunity to connect with other black professionals or entrepreneurs to learn from each other, exchange ideas or promote services. Access networks with public and government authorities to obtain first-hand knowledge and information
SKILLS TO SETTLEMENT CENTER:
Helping new immigrants to settle and thrive into their new communities. We provide immigration assistance, skilling and support to facilitate their settlement and integration.
Get access to our platform and events to list and promote your company’s services and products. Access recruitment fairs, consultancy opportunities and job advertisements aimed at black immigrants or Canadians.
COACHING AND MENTORING:
BBO focuses on your growth and maturity both personally and professionally over the long-term while at the same time helping you achieving a specific professional or business goals by changing behaviors or developing specific skills within a specific period.
With an ever-growing and centralized extensive library of content such as business guides, easy-to-use templates, access to finance information, marketing tools, etc., you have access to all the tools and information you need to make your work easier.
We aggressively pursue partnerships to increase the number of companies offering discounts to our members that allow you to save money on other important items.
Here you will find all the details about amazing local businesses run by black Canadian across Canada, offering a full range of products or services. Support these companies by purchasing their products or services.
Connections bring together Black Canadians and immigrants with shared interests and business areas to discuss current issues and exchange ideas and encouragement. Interaction in forums that bring together members with common interests (business, career, entrepreneurs, etc.) and practical areas (sports, teaching, IT, etc.) to exchange, encourage each other and discuss current issues in person.
BBO has chapters spread across Western Canada and supported by volunteer members who are black business owners or professionals. Each chapter supports the goals and missions of BBO and provides networking, business and professional opportunities to local members. Chapters host regular meetings and information sessions as well as support projects in their regions. Some of the benefits of connecting with your local chapter are
- The BBO regional chapters offer BBO members local opportunities for networking, social and professional development at national level and within their communities.
- With training, webinars, workshops and bootcamps offered throughout the year, the chapter serves as an important component for the professional and business development for black men and women
- The BBO chapters support a local presence of black Canadians and immigrants in businesses and occupations, while connecting and engaging with the broader network across Canada.
- The BBO chapters offer a wide range of activities within their local communities through social events and humanitarian actions.
To learn more about your local branch, including upcoming events, please visit your local chapter or visit here [Events Calendar]
The mandate of the BBO chapters includes:
- Serving as an important link with the wider network
- Networking and Linkages
- Business, professional and personal development
- Local community involvement
- Coaching and Mentorship
All members are encouraged to become involved in their local groups. In addition, members have access to all activities in other chapters and are encouraged to seek activities that promote their business and professional development and well-being. The chapters are
- British Columbia
- Nova Scotia