Creating opportunities for women to LEARN, LEAD and LEVERAGE tools from brands that can make impact in our community.
When it comes to creating a business and ensuring it is flourishing as women of color, it's more critical than ever in today's world that we support each
other. This is because we are faced with particularly unique challenges that impact our ability to build long term wealth and entrepreneurial resources. We at Boss Women Media want to help solve the gaps for women around the US to be impacted with resources that work and help businesses grow.
What To Expect:
We are engaging our community with an experience dedicated for women who want to learn about small business resources to apply by building, growing and expanding their ideas and network. When it comes to creating these tools for women of color, it starts with setting the intention and adjusting our mindset. We will cover:
Building Community through Intentional Networking
Building Brands that Stick
Live Pitch Competition
Shop Small Businesses
Join Us On The 3 City Pitch Competition Tour
Calling all Dallas, Atlanta, and DC based Black Women Business Owners! This is your chance to win $10,000 for your product-based business only. Submit your application and business pitch in Washington, DC by September 19, 2022, Dallas by September 26, 2022, and Atlanta by October 3, 2022 to be one of four finalists to have the opportunity to pitch their business to a panel of judges live at Building Women for the Future.
Participation in this competition is limited to Black women-owned businesses that have a product-based company and are eligible to join Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator (BBA) within 90 days of being selected as a winner.
To be eligible to enroll in BBA, the business must:
Be registered with an Amazon Professional Selling Account;
Have a product ready to promote and sell;
Hold a valid, minority owned business registration or certification from the U.S. System for Award Management, U.S. Small Business Administration, National Minority Supplier Development Council, or SupplierGATEWAY, demonstrating the business is Black-owned based on the criteria of the certifying body.
Four finalists will be selected in each city. Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their product during the in-person pitch competition for attendees to shop and support. Finalists will have 6-minutes to pitch their business and 4-minutes to answer questions before a panel of judges. The judges will select two (2) winners in Atlanta, two (2) winners in Washington, DC, and one (1) winner in Dallas. Each winner will be granted $10,000 for their business.