Black Business Collective

Meet, learn and keep connected

About the GBCC Black Business Collective 

The GBCC Black Business Collective is a subscriber network offering Black business owners and professionals a platform to meet, learn, keep connected and find opportunities.  

Our Vision:

Empowering Black-Owned Businesses & Strengthening Communities.

Our Mission:

GBCC Black Business Collective is rooted in fostering Black-owned businesses' economic growth, development, and sustainability. Our unwavering dedication lies in creating a supportive ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs, advocates for equitable opportunities, and amplifies the voices of Black businesses within the broader economy. Through collaborative efforts, continuous education, and proactive advocacy, we strive to bridge the economic gap and cultivate inclusive prosperity within our communities. 

What are the benefits of subscribing? 

  • It’s free 

  • Access a dedicated GBCC Black Business Collective quarterly event 

  • Invitations to wider free GBCC events 

  • A quarterly digital bulletin sharing the latest insight, events and opportunities for the Black business community from across the region 

Register for your free account and opt in to receive the GBCC Black Business Collective Bulletin. Please note: if you are not an existing Chamber member, please leave the “membership number” field blank. If you are already registered, in order to subscribe, log in, select “edit my profile” and update your contact preferences.  

 

The GBCC Black Business Collective Committee

This network has been founded by the Black business community for the Black business community. It has been proposed and developed by a committee of Black business leaders who now steer its activities. 

Their role is to: 

  • Steer the GBCC Black Business Collective programme of quarterly events and bulletins. 

  • Connect the network to, and collaborate with, other key organisations in the Black business community. 

  • Act as a voice for the Black business community 

Honorary President: Karl George MBE

Honorary President: Karl George MBE

Head of governance, RSM and GBCC NED

Chair: Alex Cole

Chair: Alex Cole

CEO, TIN Ventures

Vice-Chair: Keith Shayaam-Smith

Vice-Chair: Keith Shayaam-Smith

CEO, Legacy Centre for Excellence

Vice-Chair: Justice Williams MBE

Vice-Chair: Justice Williams MBE

Co-founder & editor in chief, Black Business Magazine

Yetunde Dania

Yetunde Dania

Head of office, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Rebekah Taitt

Rebekah Taitt

Executive Support, CEO Business & Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank  

Denise Morris

Denise Morris

Founder, TAG Network Midlands