Black Business Association

To promote Black business ownership, entrepreneurship and Black employees in the capital, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched the Black Business Association (BBA).

The BBA Mission

The Black Business Association brings together Black business owners and employees to create a purposeful outlet, enabling networking and promoting Black entrepreneurs and business ownership in the capital. The BBA group also provides a forum to collectively address barriers to equality in London’s economy.

Join the Black Business Association

To join you must be an LCCI Member or part of the free London Chamber Community Network:

- Join LCCI Membership
- Sign up to the London Chamber Community Network
- Already have an LCCI account? Update your preferences or contact us.

Upcoming BBA Networking Event

Build Connections

Tuesday 2 November 2021 | 6.00pm

We’re delighted to invite you to the first in-person networking reception for the BBA! Hosted by Lord Hastings, we will welcome business people from a wide variety of sectors to celebrate the achievements of the BBA. Make new connections and enjoy great food and drink!

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Back2Business Success Story

LCCI Community Network user and BBA Committee Member, The Gym Kitchen, were recently awarded a £10,000 Back2Business grant from LCCI Partner Fiserv. The Back2Business programme is designed to support ethnically diverse owned small businesses who have been impacted by Covid-19. Hear how The Gym Kitchen plan to utilise their grant for future business growth.

BBA News and Updates

UK Black Business Week

Partner Event: Monday 25 - 30 October

Develop. Empower. Inspire. 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. A full week of focused events, 40+ speakers, 25+ sessions delivered by keynote speakers. BBA Members get 10% off using the code LCCIBBA21

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Run Gala 2021

PARTNER EVENT: SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER

Award-winning community empowerment organisation My Runway Group present ‘RUN GALA’, a networking ball held at the prestigious London Coliseum, Sunday 31 October to conclude Black History Month. Bringing together black professionals, business owners and allies to forge new relationships. LCCI Members get 50% off using the code LCCISPECIALGUEST

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How Thriving UK Black-led Businesses are Building Wealth and Value in Africa

Upcoming BBA Webinar

Join the next BBA webinar on Thursday 2 December at 10.45am to explore how thriving UK black-led businesses are using their success to help communities in need and how you can do the same.

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I’ve joined the BBA Committee to push for equal access to funding and opportunities for Black business owners in the capital. 

Isaac Kikabi, Senior Trade Analyst | Lloyds Banking Group

Meet the Committee

Black Business Association Committee

The BBA Committee, under the chairmanship of Lord Dr Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE and Vice Chair Shereen Daniels, Founder & Managing Director, HR rewired, are dedicated to lobbying and supporting the effective business activity of Black entrepreneurs and owners.

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BBA Supporters:

Fiserv

Supporter

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) is a global leader in payments and financial technology, achieving best-in-class results in areas including; digital banking solutions; card issuer processing and network services; payments; e-commerce; merchant acquiring and processing; and the Clover® cloud-based point-of-sale solution.

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Imperial College Business School

SUPPORTER

Executive Education at Imperial College Business School combines Imperial’s capabilities in science and technology with deep connections to industry to bring you the future of business, today. We deliver virtual, online and on-campus, programmes in topics spanning technology, innovation, leadership, health, sustainability and finance.

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LCCI Community App

Dedicated BBA Group

CONNECT DIGITALLY

We have launched a free social networking digital app allowing businesses to connect with like-minded professionals, join interest groups and find out more about London Chamber’s products and services. We have a dedicated BBA group within the app which we encourage you to join and share your experiences and ideas to help future business growth.

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BBA Webinar Series

Webinars for Black Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

The BBA host regular interactive webinars, which you can access on demand. Topics include: a celebration of black business, accessing finance and capital and entrepreneurship.

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