Black Business Owners of Charlotte was founded in late 2014 and our goal is to empower current and future business owners with resources needed to sustain a lucrative business, while Inspiring them to reach back and uplift their surrounding communities.
BBOC's goal is to inspire, enrich, and engage Black Business Owners through business development and community enhancement.
"Our Job is to Engage the Community, Equip Business Owners, & DRIVE Customers Their Way!"
~Mr Cathay Dawkins, BBOC Founder
All official Members Advertise within our Facebook Marketplace for FREE!
Start-Up (Free for 1 month)
General ($5 per month)
Premier ($10 per month)
Current Members Attend FREE! (non-members $10)
Each meeting includes speakers and resourceful business related information!
We are inviting Community Advocates & Organization Leaders to join our Culture Quest Coalition. This powerful group of individuals will ensure we provide a voice for Charlotte’s over 75 cultures, and gives everyone a Seat at the Table!
In June 2018 we launched our #BBOCInspires T-Shirt & Accessories Line to give our Members, Partners. & Supporters and opportunity to showcase Black Excellence everywhere they go! 100% of Proceeds benefit our Foundation, BBOC Foundation Of Economics (BBOCFE).
BBOCFE provides programs, grants, and other initiatives geared towards empowering undeserved communities that have been impacted by a lack of economic opportunitie.
We encourage you to purchase your T-Shirt Today! Pre-orders will be shipped on the 15th (order by the 10th) & 28th (order by the 24th) of each month. If you order after the deadline, you will receive your order during the next shipment date
T-shirts will also be available during BBOC events but you cannot order online and request to pickup during events.
News, Opinions, Politics & More!
Black Food Truck Friday (Feb 15th & March 1st)
3-8pm, 6-10pm, & 3-10pm
Taste Of SOUL-CLT (Feb 16th)
12-3pm, 2-6pm & 12-6pm
Mr. Cathay Dawkins
Ms. Brittany Raji
Ms. Tia Wilson
Ms. Deborah Denise Woolard
Ms. Angelica Moore
Ms. Rosalind Richmond
(& interum Volunteer Coordinator)
Charlotte BLACK Restaurant Week,LLC, Black Food Truck Fridays ™️, and Taste of Soul-CLT ™️,
are Presented to you by BBOC, Charlotte's Largest Organization for Black Entrepreneurs (& Consumers)!
Providing Business Development, Branding, Adverising, and Networking Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Charlotte & Surrounding areas.
"Our Job is to Equip Business Owners, & DRIVE Customers Their Way!"
~ Mr Cathay Dawkins