- First Place Winner, who received $10,000, was Courtney Newell, Crowned Marketing & Communications.
- Second Place Winner, who received $5,000, was Sherrill Mosee, MinkeeBlue.
- Third Place Winner, who received $2,500, was Emily Edwards, Emily Foods, LLC.
The National Black Business Pitch (NBBP) was a virtual pitch competition designed to connect Black-owned businesses to corporations looking to expand and diversify their supply chain with new products and services. The National Black Business Pitch (NBBP) Competition looked to do more than supplying a seat at the table for black business owners, the long-term goal is to open doors and build relationships that can lead to long-term and sustainable contracts for those companies that participated. Learn more at https://nationalblackbusinesspitch.com/.
This annual event will be back in 2022, so keep checking the website for updates. You could be the next Black Business owner to win! If you are a Black-owned, founded, or controlled business throughout the United States, this is the event of a lifetime! Interested companies will complete an application, supply a copy of their capability statement and a three-minute video about their company. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the corporate supplier diversity community who will select thirty businesses to advance to the final competition and the opportunity to win cash prizes of up to $10,000. The final competition will consist of a 2-day live virtual event, where the business owner will Pitch their business to multiply corporations from across the United States. Most importantly, there is no cost to take part.