Who We Are:

BBOC’s Mission & Vision:

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 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 Vision:
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 

Get Involved, Join Our Advisory Board!

Please Join 15,000 fellow Consumers & Business Owners by joining our Facebook MARKETPLACE!

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Join our FB Group!

Become an Official BBOC Member.

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All official Members Advertise within our Facebook Marketplace for FREE!


Membership Levels:

Start-Up (Free for 6 months) 

General ($5 per month)

Premier ($10 per month) 


Lets Grow Together! Join Us!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Join Us on Friday 2/15

BLACK FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS™️ @ Recess CLT

RSVP

Join us Saturday 2/16

TASTE OF SOUL-CLT   Has at NODA@36

RSVP

Join Us on 3/1

BLACK FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS™️ 

RSVP

Members Meeting 3/10

Current Members Attend FREE! (non-members $10)

  Each meeting includes speakers and resourceful business related information! 


Culture Quest (April 15-21)

DIVERSITY is what makes Charlotte Great. So we are dedicating a week to Celebrate an Array of Cultures! 



RSVP

Join the Culture Quest COALITION

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! 

Learn more & Join the Coalition
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#BBOCInspires

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. 

Order Today.

Featured Products

New products are coming soon!

The Black Connector:

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Become a BBOC Volunteer! #BeTheChange

Volunteer Opportunities & Registration


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 

BBOC's Executive Team

Founder & CEO

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Mr. Cathay Dawkins 

Sponsorship Dir

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Ms. Brittany Raji

Partnerships Director

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Ms. Tia Wilson

Editor-in-Chief: The Black Connector

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Ms. Deborah Denise Woolard 

Creative Director: The Black Connector

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Ms. Angelica Moore 

Public Relations Director

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Ms. Rosalind Richmond 


(& interum Volunteer Coordinator)

Contact Us

Reach Out To Us!

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)!

Black Business Owners of Charlotte

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

Founder, 

BBOC 


 (980) 505-7153