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Black Business Week returns to San Antonio

During the Black Business Week conference, local Black business owners can find conferences, panels, and workshops to help them expand their biz.

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Black Business Week San Antonio runs Thursday, Aug. 1 to Friday, August 9.

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It’s time to celebrate your local businesses, San Antonio.

Thursday, Aug. 1 marks the first day of Black Business Week SA (BBWSA), a conference that uses classes, workshops, panels, and features to provide Black business owners a way to get some exposure, education, resources, and support for their biz.

The conference runs through Friday, August 9 at the Carver Community Cultural Center + The Aiden Hotel Riverwalk, and there are plenty of ways to get involved.

Events to check out

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Thursday, Aug. 1 | 6-10 p.m. | Jo Long Theater at Carver | $20-$60 | Kick off the week of events with an opening ceremony featuring the White House Initiative for Black Americans.

Casino Night | Saturday, Aug. 3 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Aiden Hotel Riverwalk | Try your luck at various casino games, listen to live music, enjoy appetizers + a full bar.

Dine and Discuss | Monday, Aug. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Various locations | $50 | Choose from one of five restaurants you would like to dine at for a meal, beverage, and dessert.

Business One on One Roadmaps | Wednesday, Aug. 7 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Aiden Hotel Riverwalk | $50 | Block off an hour to receive face to face guidance about your business with an expert.

Money Solutions for your Business | Wednesday, Aug. 7 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Carver Community Cultural Center |$50 | Learn about different money solutions — like grants, loans, and crypto — that can help grow your business.

BBWSA Workshops | Thursday, Aug. 8 | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Aiden Hotel Riverwalk | $0-$100 | Check out nine different workshops lead by field experts that range from how to build a website to floral design.

Want more events? Check out the full list or learn how to become a member of Black Business San Antonio.

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