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Black Business Week returns to San Antonio

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Black Business Week San Antonio runs Sunday, July 30 to Sunday, August 6.

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Oh, were you thinking now that Drink Up Month is almost over, we’d stop celebrating local businesses? Nope.

This Sunday, July 30 marks the first day of Black Business Week SA, which runs through Sunday, August 6. The conference provides classes, workshops, panels, features and more for local Black-owned businesses + entrepreneurs.

It’ll be held at the Holiday Inn SeaWorld, and there are plenty of ways to get involved. Here’s a breakdown of the week:

Monday, July 31

Business Classes | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | $10+ | Listen to community leaders + their expertise through classes about How to Start a Business, Marketing & Public Relations and Business Insurance + Taxes.

Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Mixer | 7-9 p.m. | $35 | Join Bexar County representatives as they kick off Black Business Month with live music, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and vendors.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Business Classes | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | $10+ | Choose from a variety of classes including Getting Contracts, Networking 101, Business Legal & Contracts 101, and more.

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Health and Wellness Day | 9 a.m.-7 p.m.| $25 | Spend the morning in fitness + workout classes, watch food demos, listen to health and wellness panels, and shop various vendors.

Thursday, Aug. 3

Supplier Diversity Day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | $25 | Learn about procurement and listen to panels about supplier diversity.

Friday, Aug. 4

Networking Brunch| 9-11 a.m. | $35 | Eat and mingle will fellow participants and learn how to master your pitch and how to lead a conversation.

Round Table Discussions | 1-5 p.m. | $10 | Learn about business politics, conflict resolution, and finance solutions.

Cocktails & Keynote | 7-10 p.m. | $50 | Come listen to Michelle Rouche + KC Townes and enjoy cocktails, vendors, and hors d’oeuvres.

Saturday, Aug. 5

Workshops | 12-4 p.m. | $100 | Bring your laptop and attend one of seven workshops.

Fashion and Awards Show Finale | 7-10 p.m. | $60 | End the week long festivities with a closing ceremony.

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