Press, 07/03/2024


Culture + Leadership: BOM's Inaugural Networking Event


Rose Barboza
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (207) 849-0008

Join Black Owned Maine for a Night of Celebration, Education, and Networking!

Portland, Maine – Black Owned Maine (BOM) invites you to a vibrant evening of Black-focused celebration, education, and networking, dedicated to fostering the growth and success of the Black entrepreneurial community.

Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, July 16
  • Time: 5:30 to 8 PM
  • Location: Cloudport Multispace, 63 Federal St Portland, ME

This exclusive event features a distinguished guest speaker who will share their insights on building a strong company culture and empowering the Black community. The evening's ambiance will be set by Angolan artist DJ Gerson, who will provide a soundtrack of soft amapiano and Afro/Hip-hop lo-fi beats, perfect for mingling and networking.

Attendees can look forward to a selection of food and beverages, including both alcoholic and nonalcoholic options. The event is an opportunity to dress to impress, with a photographer and videographer on hand to capture the evening's moments and offer professional headshots.

For those eager to voice their thoughts on Black empowerment, our staff will be available to record your insights.

This event is ONLY for Black entrepreneurs currently in the BOM network and those who are eligible to join now or in the future. If you are unsure if this event is for you, please reach out to us at the contact info below.

RSVP: Eventbrite

About Black Owned Maine

Black Owned Maine (BOM) is a dynamic Black-led and Black-serving nonprofit organization based in Portland, Maine. Founded in June 2020, BOM operates at the intersection of race and socioeconomics, driven by a commitment to business education and advocacy. BOM provides Black businesses with the critical support they need to thrive and grow, fostering an ecosystem that empowers Black entrepreneurs with the tools and resources necessary for success. Our mission is to sustain and innovate an ecosystem of Black entrepreneurs in Maine. Our vision is a world where Black entrepreneurs have the same access to business resources as their non-Black counterparts.

Join us to make this vision a reality and build a stronger Black entrepreneurial ecosystem in Maine!