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CBE Summit ’20: Elevating Our Voices, Amplifying Our Impact

February 20, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$100 – $180
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Coalition of Black Excellence (CBE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to unify and elevate the Black community. It was started after Black professionals from over 40 organizations came together with the simple goal of building community among Black professionals from employee resource groups, nonprofits, and small businesses.

Join us for CBE Week 2020 in the San Francisco Bay Area for a week of community building, professional growth, and a recognition and celebration of Black excellence!

Day 1: Thursday, February 20 – 2:30pm – 8:00pm

Day 1 is CBE Connect, the Summit’s focus on business development. This day will consist of a Pitch Competition with cash prizes for winners, Legal Pitch Day where in-house counsel are provided an opportunity to be matched with Black attorneys to explore hiring opportunities, and Supplier Diversity Fair where local Black businesses are promoted and corporations have the opportunity to meet their supplier diversity goals.

**A summit ticket offers you the opportunity to observe the Pitch Competition or participate in the Supplier Diversity Fair. A separate application process is required for participation in the Legal Pitch Day or to compete in the Pitch Competition. If you are interested in participating in either, please email events@cbenonprofit.org for details.

Day 2: Friday, February 21 – 9:00am – 7:00pm

The CBE Summit brings together Black professionals across a variety of industries for a unique, well-rounded educational and networking experience. It is the one-stop-shop of Black Excellence. Day 2 will cover five professional tracks featuring vibrant keynotes and panels with Fortune 500 executives and board members, government officials, leading activists, health professionals, and entrepreneurs:

Tech & Life Sciences
Health & Wellness
Finance & Entrepreneurship
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Social Justice & Impact

Attendees can also participate in the Career Fair by uploading their resumes for the resume book or meeting with sponsoring companies are eager to recruit and retain top talent.


The 3rd Annual Code Black Gala
Saturday, February 22 – 6:30pm – 12:00am

The Code Black Gala is a fun-filled night celebrating Black excellence, building community, and recognizing CBE’s Impact Nonprofits, trailblazers who are positively impacting the Black community. This elegant black-tie unforgettable experience provides the opportunity to taste a variety of cuisines while networking with an impressive crowd of Bay Area professionals, philanthropists, and style icons. Gathered together at the Atrium and Waterfront Lounge, guests will listen to performances from top artists and attend an “Up Close and Personal” concert with our featured musical guest.


Registration: $75-180 | Link


Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Ctr
San Francisco, CA 94111 US
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