BBEx Wealth & Politics Summit


an Every Voice, Every Vote

Mayoral Forum

A Convening for Black + Brown Professionals and Entrepreneurs

On the eve of MLK Day, and days before Black History month, join us to learn how we can drive economic impact in the Black community by leveraging our skillsets, our entrepreneurial innovation, our spending power, and our vote.

January 15, 2023

2:00 pm - 6:30 pm



Welcome & Networking

Enjoy complimentary food & drinks while you mingle with other guests.

In partnership with BBEx Network Partners, including The African American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ & DE (AACC), National Association of African Americans in HR (NAAAHR) Philadelphia Chapter, Blacks in Technology Foundation (BIT) Philadelphia Chapter, For(bes) The Culture, and DiverseForce On Boards (DFOB)


Passive & Active Wealth Building Panel

Subject-matter experts will discuss opportunities for passive and active wealth building through the lens of Franchising, Tech Entrepreneurship, Real Estate / Airbnb, Government Contracting.


Keynote Address by Maggie Anderson

A keynote address from Activist and Author of Our Black Year, Maggie Anderson.

In partnership with Black Dollar Network and Shoppe Black


Meet the Candidates Mayoral Forum

History reveals that political power precedes economic power. Meet the candidates running for Mayor of Philadelphia to hear their positions on topics related to the economic advancement of Philadelphia’s Black community. Moderators will help guide the conversation to promote the vision, the voice and the value of Black talent and Black businesses in the region.

This Mayoral Forum is a part of Every Voice, Every Vote, a collaborative project of The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, with lead support provided by the William Penn Foundation. Forum also in partnership with DiverseForce, PA Chamber for Black Owned Business, and the African American Chamber of Commerce of PA, DE, and NJ.

Sponsors & Partners

Take the Voter Pledge!

Join us and pledge to vote on or before the Philadelphia Primary Election Day on May, 16th 2023. Then make a plan for how you'll cast your ballot.

Call 215-583-2344


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