NBCC Mission Statement:

To economically empower and sustain African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States and via interaction with the Black Diaspora.

Frequently asked questions:

How many people attend the conference? This year we expect 500 attendees.

What should I bring? Bring plenty of business cards and have your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) on your mobile device so that you may easily email it to prospective partners.

Are exhibit tables available? Yes. When you register you can purchase an exhibit table. You will be provided with a 6ft table and chair. The exhibits will take place 8:00am – 5pm on Thursday August 6 and Friday August 7. 

Will conference participants be given a list of attendees? There is no list, but we provide times to network with the other attendees.

Are there any evening events? There is a reception on Thursday night with food and entertainment.

Can I purchase single tickets for individual events? At this time we are only offering full package pricing. Are there any incentives for group registration? Unfortunately, there are no group discounts. But we do offer early bird registration.

Where is the event held? The National Black Chamber of Commerce 23rd Annual Convention will be held at Margarittaville Resort in Hollywood, Florida.

Can I register on-site? Yes.

Does my registration fee include hotel accommodations? No. The registration fee includes all panels and meals listed on the agenda.Hotel reservations may be made here. 

How far is the hotel from the airport? Margarittaville, Hollywood is about 15 minutes from Ft. Lauderdale and 30 minutes from Miami Airport

How much is an estimated cab fare from the airport to the hotel? Estimated cab fare from MIA is $40, fare from FLL is estimated at $25.

Can registered participants attend all conference sessions and events? Registered participants as designated by registrant badges will have open access to everything, as listed on the agenda. You must wear your badge at all times.

Are meals included in the registration package? Yes. Breakfast and lunch are served on Thursday and Friday.

What is the appropriate attire for the event? Business casual attire is appropriate for all convention events. What is the weather in Hollywood? We expect the temperature to be in the mid 90s.

If I have already registered but cannot attend, can I send someone else in my place? We will accept a name change if the request is received in writing by July 17, 2015. All name change requests must be submitted by the original registrant.

What if I have to cancel? We will refund your registration fee (minus a $75 processing fee) if the cancellation is received in writing by July 17, 2015. All cancellation requests must be submitted by the original registrants