The Black Canadian Awards recognizes and celebrates trend-setters in the entertainment industry, community and arts. We take pride in our history while celebrating new victories and achievements.
The Black Canadian Women Awards is a genuine opportunity for our entire community, men, women, seniors and institutions to celebrate and pay tribute to our women outstanding accomplishments.
The Black Canadian Business Awards is a prestigious national ceremony designed to showcase outstanding business owners, industry experts, professionals and entrepreneurial success stories.
Black Economic Empowerment is our initiative to unite and empower Africans, Caribbeans and the Black community all over Canada and worldwide to the benefit of our community and all stakeholders.
Women Empowerment is our global initiative to empower women of African descent. We are actively building our communities and work to promote more women into politics, business & leadership.
The Business Summit is an annual national event with expert speakers to strengthen both experienced and new professionals while directing much needed support to our business community.
Engaging youths and other stakeholders in round-table discussions to strengthen their knowledge of best practice in leadership and business while creating an haven for networking with industry experts for mentorship.
Black Canadian Queen aka Black Women Queen is a talent and career ambassadorial initiative, formatted to help young women build their ambition and confidence while showcasing them from a position of honour and virtue.
Our workshops and seminars are mostly done in partnership with experienced professionals from diverse fields of study within Canada and beyond. Our partners have expertise in bringing out the best in people.
Creating opportunities to highlight Canada’s award winning producers, directors, playwrights and other unique voices in cinema by showcasing their movie premieres, film screenings and theatre plays.
Get a taste of the best in fashion, beauty and style. Discover the latest in emerging trends from hot couture fresh off the runways to timeless street style. Calling all fashionistas to unleash their inner diva!
Stakeholders and the public are welcome to visit or exhibit their latest products and services at any of our world-class trade shows built to help locate opportunities and identify new market trends.
The Black Canadian Network aka "Black Canadians" is an initiative of the Diversity Advancement Network, a non-profit organization with a national and global mandate to promote literacy, integration and economic empowerment of all people, especially minority groups and marginalized communities. We continuously showcase exceptional talents and entrepreneurship through our seminars, conferences and award ceremonies. These initiatives are focused on professionals, business owners, women, leaders, students, arts and the entertainment industry.
The Black Canadian Network is one of the largest network for the black community in Canada. Originally launched in 2004 as a genuine idea to help others and officially launched in 2010 in Calgary and Toronto. "Black Canadians" as we are mostly called, is a unifying voice for the black community with a diverse reach to a multicultural Canada. We connect with hundreds of business owners, forward-thinking visionaries, community leaders, young professionals and students. We are all about creating opportunities. As part of our vision, we foresee a Black Canadian community that is strong and economically independent.
We hope to better impact our community beyond Canada as we presently invest in creating new international chapters and forge alliances in the Caribbean, US, Europe and Africa to further break down barriers and open doors of opportunities to more people.
SOME OF OUR PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES:
Black Canadian Awards
Black Canadian Economic Empowerment
Black Women Awards
Black Women Honors & Empowerment
Black Canadian Queen Ambassador Program
Women Leadership Conference
Black Canadian National Conference
Black Canadian Business Summit
Black Canadian Business Awards
Black Canadian Youth Network
Black Canadian Civic / Mayoral Forum
Black Canadian National Wall of Role Models