Black History Month

Black History Month

February 2, 2024 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)


Welcome to our 4th annual Black History Month event as a joint event with the Afro Caribbean Business Network, Ajax Pickering Board of Trade, Clarington Board of Trade, Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, and Whitby Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the contribution of black businesses to the Region of Durham.

Pausing to honour black history and embracing our future through purpose and possibilities, join us to explore and discuss the black-owned business experience.

For sponsoring opportunities, please contact Lorna McGhee at


8 am - 8:30 am: Light breakfast / Networking / Business Expo

8:45 am: Business Panel: GENERATIONS: Mentoring, workforce, opportunities & challenges, addressing gaps in representation, intersectionality considerations.

9:45 am: Round-table discussions:

10:15 am: Coffee Break/Networking/Business Expo

10:45 am: Keynote Speaker Dr. Vibe

11:30 am: Parting Wisdom – Dwayne Morgan

11:45 am: Round-table discussions:

12:00 pm: Closing Remarks

12 pm - 1 pm: Networking/Business Expo

Speaker's Bios:

Ryan Knight, Co-Executive Director of Afro Caribbean Business Network

Dr. Vibe, Host and Producer of The Dr. Vibe Show

Dwayne Morgan, Poet/ Speaker / Social Entrepreneur

Please read our policy prior to purchasing tickets.

Registration is closing on January 26, 2024


Ajax Convention Centre
550 Beck Cres.
Ajax, ON L1Z 1C9 Canada
Event Contact
Kyle Kornic
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February 2, 2024 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)
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