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Virginia Black Business Directory. We Rise By Lifting Others.

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Our Mission

The Virginia Black Business Directory (VABBD) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to amplifying the exposure of our members while advancing the economic and social equities of black business owners. Our mission is to bridge the gap in wealth by connecting directory members to consumers through community collaboration, educational opportunities, and the development of networking initiatives and programs. Click here to learn more about the VA Black Business Directory.

Upcoming Events

Virginia Black Business Expo

The VA Black Business Directory (VABBD) is excited to return to Fredericksburg, Virginia for it's 3rd Annual Virginia Black Business Expo for an entire weekend. This will be an amazing weekend celebrating black excellence in our community. The experience will be filled with networking, opportunities for learning, sales & shopping, relationship building, and uplifting one another.

The Great Blacksby - Virginia Black Business Expo

The Great Blacksby

Celebrate the sensation of the era known for decadence and extravagant lifestyles at the Great Blacksby. The night will be filled with networking, music, and laughter to kick off a weekend of black excellence.

After Party

The most anticipated social event of the weekend with music curated by Riddick Entertainment & Events, music by DJ Smilie, and much more to keep the fun going.

Brunch with the Virginia Black Business Directory

Jazz Brunch

A live band jazz quartet and unlimited brunch join us for a morning filled with delicious food, music and laughter.

Together we are stronger.

Sponsors & Community Partners

The Virginia Black Business Directory (VABBD) would like to thank our community partners for their support and contributions. Your generosity is humbly appreciated and will help to further our mission to promote community collaboration while also continuing to create networking initiatives that strive to build wealth for black business owners.

Collaboration over Competition

Servicing: District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV)

District of Columbia

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