FEATURING AFRICAN-AMERICAN BUSINESS LEADERS &
ENTREPRENEURS. WHO ARE SHAPING WHAT IT MEANS TO
DO BUSINESS IN SAN ANTONIO.
WE ARE #FORTHECULTURE
IN THE BLACK
IN THE BLACK spotlights African American and Black professionals and entrepreneurs that have created success across San Antonio’s business ecosystem.
They are celebrated veterans, mothers and fathers, college grads (and a few dropouts), teens, college students, grandmas and grandpas, but, most importantly, they are good people.
Meet industry leaders and founders in Tech and Cyber-security, Business Services, Real Estate & Development, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Food and Hospitality
Here is what to expect when you join
Why Join IN THE BLACK
Cultivate conversations around capacity building, opportunity finding, and best practices in building a pipeline of young, urban, and minority entrepreneurs who can serve as vendors for public and private sector buying needs.
Cultivating Certified Brands
Encourage young women and men of color in business to secure SWMBE Certifications by aligning new entrepreneurs with mentors, established resource agencies, and buyers.
Aggregate partners that offer training for young urban entrepreneurs to join conversations surrounding business development, scalability, and team building (teaming).
Encourage partnership building, reporting, and accountability across multiple industries.
Troubleshooting ways to provide answers to children inheriting or taking over their family business. Making business succession normal.
Public Relations & Marketing That Fits Your Ambition!
The Provider Pipeline
Defining Public Sector Contractor and Service Providers as resources for local and Central Texas corporations, including private sector, municipal, and nonprofit heavy hitters. Showcasing successful African American and Black business owners who have provided exemplary services.
The Professional Powerhouses
A listing of urban and rural industry corporate leaders who’ve been recognized trailblazers in Central Texas. Learn more about chief executives, vice presidents, directors, managers, and practitioners that are leading teams within San Antonio’s top organizations.
Meet Our First Cohorts
Head Shot Happy Hour
Network with #TeamOgba at this unique evening event for Black entrepreneurs and professionals. Cost, $25
Complimentary drink + Headshot included
In The Black Co-Hort Photoshoot
Make sure you've registered and made your first deposit before this date! These photos will be published far & wide.
For location info contact Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pitch Black 210
Meet the first co-hort of IN THE BLACK BIZ-SATX as they pitch their brands to local decision makers and corporate influencers. Cost, $10.
Refreshments will be served.
The IN THE BLACK business model offers a volume discount on high-value, high-yield marketing platforms - offering potentially viral exposure at a fraction of costs to both featured founders and corporate or organizational sponsors.