2018 Black Professionals Summit:

Sat., Sept. 29th, 2018, 8AM to 4PM

Disruption: Creating a Culture of Change

The Black Professionals Network is a 501C3 organization with the mission to develop motivated and goal-oriented black professionals into industry-ready leaders for the organizations and communities they serve. Black Professionals Summit® serves as our premier annual event convening our best and brightest across various career roles and pursuits. The conference encourages an exchange of information and resources under the organization's guiding principle ``together each achieves more.``

Conference Begins on September 29th:

Why Attend 2018 BPSummit?

Hosted every year in beautiful and sunny South Florida, the Summit introduces new thought leaders of our community, reconnects several generations of leaders from all different industries while forming meaningful connections and sharing invaluable knowledge and resources.
  • Network and form relationships across a wide range of career paths and job functions.
  • Get the knowledge and training from dynamic speakers to push your professional and personal aspirations to new levels.
  • Be empowered and energized by your peers under the guiding principle together each achieves more!

What to Expect

Come to form a collaborative network across industries, job functions and interests, all while learning best practices to excel in your field!

Summit Includes:
  • Career and Exhibitor Fair
  • Onsite Professional Headshots
  • 5-Star Luncheon 
  • Dynamic Leadership Sessions and Workshops

Who Should Attend?

This event is ideal for motivated, goal-oriented, and ambitious 
  • High School Seniors
  • College Students
  • Industry/Trade Professionals
  • Administrative Professionals
  • Middle Management Professionals
  • Industry Executives
  • CEO, Business Owners and Startup Founders

Business leaders enjoy a tailored networking experience in the Executive Lounge.

What people have said about the conference

  • It was exciting to see black professionals from all walks of life in a room with the common goal to achieve career success together.

    Tonya L.

    Tonya L.

    2016 Attendee
  • The conference is a need in our community. It allows for professionals to have a platform to share their knowledge and create meaningful connections

    Coach Cass

    Coach Cass

    2014 Presenter
  • It provides great value to all who participate whether as an attendee or supporter. It reinforces our collective mission at the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce to advocate for economic empowerment

    Eric Knowles

    Eric Knowles

    2016 Sponsor
  • Anytime we can come together and exchange our knowledge and reaffirm ourselves amongst our peers - success!

    Brandon Okpalobi

    Brandon Okpalobi

    2015 Presenter

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring the Black Professionals Summit this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information and our sponsorship brochure

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Promotional and Marketing Opportunities

Whether you are recruiting for new hires or looking to generate leads, #BPSummit gives your company a unique opportunity to gain exposure with a ready to engage audience at rates that maximizes your investment. Contact us for our packaging and promotional opportunities.Contact us today!

Promotional Blast

  • Get a dedicated post about your company and brand leading up to the conference
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Program Book

  • Put your company’s services and special promotions in the full color official quick reference guide given to all attendees.
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Exhibitor Booth

  • Staff the right company ambassador to interact with attendees, recruit new talent or generate a high ROI leads
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Marketing Bundle

  • Exhibitor Booth
  • 2 Social Media Blast
  • Full Page Advertisement
  • E-mail Promotional Blast
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Sponsors & Partners

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t have a conference without you!

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Conference Venue

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Roz and Cal Kovens Conference Center 

3000 NE 151ST North Miami, Florida 33181


The Roz and Cal Kovens Center is located in the beautiful city of North Miami and minutes away from Aventura and Sunny Isles Beach. Utilize UBER or LYFT to get to and from.


There is plenty of parking available. Your best option is to use the ParkMobile. Make sure you ask staff at the conference venue for a discount card before you leave at the end of the day.

Places To Stay

Make the most of your visit and stay the night. If you want to be super near the conference venue then you can’t get any closer than Courtyard Miami Aventura Mall. Or you could find a unique experience via AirBnB.

Additional Details

If you are having any issues please e-mail us at info@bpsummit.org or call us at (305) 999-5362.

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