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CBE
WEEK 2021:
THRIVE
TOGETHER

Coalition of Black Excellence Week is our premier annual Black History Month event focused on creating an ecosystem of support within the Black community by bringing together Black professionals, Black business owners, and nonprofits dedicated to the Black community to amplify our collective impact, and support goals in diversity recruitment, retention, and philanthropy.

CBE Summit ‘21

In 2021, the CBE Summit will go virtual; bringing together Black professionals across a variety of industries for a unique, well-rounded educational and networking experience. It is the one-stop-shop of Black Excellence. Covering four professional tracks, the CBE Summit features vibrant keynotes and panels with Fortune 500 executives and board members, government officials, leading activists, health professionals, and entrepreneurs.

THRIVE IN
EXCELLENCE

  • Broaden your network and mind about the bounds of your career and your potential impact on the Black community
  • Engage in a space where organizations dedicated to uplifting the Black community come together to support collective goals in diversity recruitment, retention, and philanthropy.
  • Gain the unique opportunity to listen to industry experts from Fortune 500 companies, startups, non-profits, social justice organizations, and more.

HEALTH + WELL-BEING | HOUSING + WEALTH CREATION | EMPOWERED INNOVATION | POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The CBE Summit brings together Black professionals across a variety of industries for a unique, well-rounded educational and networking experience. It is the one-stop-shop of Black Excellence.

CBE Summit ’21 covers four professional tracks, featuring vibrant keynotes and panels with Fortune 500 executives and board members, government officials, leading activists, health professionals, and entrepreneurs.

Professional Tracks:

  • HEALTH + WELL-BEING 
  • WEALTH CREATION 
  • EMPOWERED INNOVATION 
  • POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY 

Your CBE Summit Ticket includes access to all of the great CBE Track Panel Discussions!

Attendees can participate in CBE Recruits, programs such as our virtual career fair and career conversations, designed to connect sponsoring companies with talented Black professionals across sectors.

Your CBE Summit Ticket includes access to the career fair and career conversations!

CBE wants to connect Black suppliers with opportunities with our corporate sponsors! Learn about corporate supplier diversity programs and business opportunities with CBE corporate sponsors.

Representatives from corporate supplier diversity programs will be providing advice on how to get certified and get business with their companies!

Legal Pitch Day, now included in our supplier matching program, will be a 3-hour session dedicated to introducing in-house counsel and Black outside counsel to discuss opportunities for working together. Meetings will be 15 minutes.

Law firm registrants will specify practice areas in which they have expertise and interest in servicing clients. Legal departments and law firms will be provided lists of participating organizations and the opportunity to identify firms or legal departments they do not wish to meet with due to conflict of interest, e.g. opposing parties in litigation. No later than two weeks before Pitch day a schedule of legal department – law firm meetings will be circulated.

*** Your CBE Summit Ticket does not include participation in the Supplier Matching events or the Pitch Competition. Applications for the Supplier Matching events and Pitch Competition will be accepted January 13 – February 5, 2021***

CBE Pitch Day provides a platform for entrepreneurs of all ages to present their ventures, receive feedback, and start to build relationships with investors and customers!

*** Your CBE Summit Ticket does not include participation in the Supplier Matching events or the Pitch Competition. Applications for the Supplier Matching events and Pitch Competition will be accepted January 13 – February 5, 2021***

PAST CBE WEEK
SPEAKERS

CBE Week is filled with a number of amazing speakers who volunteer their time and insights to enlighten the CBE Week audience.

Click here to check out other notable speakers and performers from past CBE Week events. 

JOHN
THOMPSON


Chairman
Microsoft

STACY
BROWN-PHILPOT


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TASKRABBIT

MEENA
HARRIS


HEAD OF STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP
UBER

TONY
WEST


CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER
UBER

MAYOR
LONDON
BREED


MAYOR
CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO

PAST CBE WEEK EVENTS HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

OUR OUTSTANDING SPONSORS

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Email sponsorship@cbenonprofit.org for information on sponsorship opportunities.

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

CBE Week Tickets are non-refundable.

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