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 1 month) 

General ($5 per month)

Premier ($10 per month) 


Lets Grow Together! Join Us!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Join Us on Friday 3/5

BLACK FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS™️ on the East Side 

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.

The Black Connector:

News, Opinions, Politics & More!

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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