Salute to Black Women Business Conference

March 25, 2023

March 25, 2023

8:00 am To 3:30 pm

Hyatt Regency LAX, 6225 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045


Event Description

The Black Business Association (BBA) is proud to host its 20th annual event celebrating phenomenal Black women at the 2023 Salute to Black Women Business Conference, Vendor Faire & Awards Luncheon in recognition of the National Women’s History Month. This year’s theme, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” commemorates the enterprising achievements of eight beautiful Black women, including our mayor, the Honorable Karen Bass. Don’t miss this salute to the women who exemplify excellence in “telling our stories”

This inspiring annual celebration not only educates and motivates attendees but annually attracts hundreds of women entrepreneurs, executives, community leaders, elected officials, mothers, daughters, and sisters for high-level networking. Glad to be back in person since the pandemic, the BBA delights in providing its corporate partners, member businesses, and participants the opportunity to network and share information.

2023 Honorees:

The Honorable Karen Bass, First Female & 43rd Mayor of Los Angeles

The Honorable Sydney Kamlager-Dove, U.S. Representative, California 37th District

Gina Prince-Bythewood, Award-Winner Writer, Director and Producer

Devyn Bakewell, Author & Asst. Managing Editor, L.A. Sentinel & L.A. Watts Times

Cynthia E. Exum, Author & Founder/ Exec. Director, Leimert Park Village Book Fair, Inc.

Pat Prescott, Radio Personality (Retired), 94.7 The Wave

Beverly White, Reporter (Retired), NBC4 Los Angeles

Regina Wilson, Executive Director, California Black Media

This empowerment day will not disappoint. “It will serve to uplift and fortify us at a time when the world seems to need saving, and we know that Black women will save the world,” affirms President Harris. “As we celebrate in the spirit of this year’s theme, we are honored to spotlight eight amazing women who consistently tell our stories in the ways they know best.



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