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The BBA’s goal is to act as a business One-Stop organization for Black and minority businesses with an objective
to stimulate economic growth and sustainability through out Connecticut and across the nation.

About The BBA

The Black Business Alliance (BBA), is a 501 (c6) membership non-profit organization, which seeks to EMPOWER, GUIDE, PROMOTE, ENHANCE, COLLABORATE WITH, and GROW small and medium sized black and minority businesses throughout Connecticut and Nationally by addressing the gap in access to funding, educational resources and capacity building.
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(from left to right) Douglas McCrory, Howard K Hill, Avery Gaddis

Membership into BBA taps into a network of other minority business enterprises across Connecticut. Get access to BBA networking events and business seminars, market and brand your business, receive technical assistance, and learn how to obtain access to capital or other community resources that will make your business successful.
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Our Services

The BBA offers services to minority business owners through business training, technical assistance and online marketing services to help small businesses get access to capital, improve business acumen and strengthen online branding presence. To help your business thrive, the BBA will develop a comprehensive program including the following:

Our Latest Blogs

November 15, 2018

The Black Business Alliance Show with Guilaine Menefee - 11/13/2018

Guilaine Menefee, Producer & Host, talks to entrepreneur Kendra Braxton from Braxton Business Services. Show theme DIVERSIFIED ENTREPRENEUR. Kendra Braxton approaches being an entrepreneur by diversifying her options that make her money by specializing within multiple different companies and industries.

November 02, 2018

The Black Business Alliance Show with Guilaine Menefee - 11/2/2018

Access to Capital (and opportunities and resources in CT). BBA Executive Director Guilaine Menefee talks to entrepreneur and author, Anthony Price. Price runs a CT-based company LootScout, which educates entrepreneurs about how to build successful businesses and recently wrote a book, "Get the Loot and Run: Find Money for Your Business".

April 30, 2018

The Top Cities for Minority Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Do you know which is the best city in the U.S. for minority entrepreneurs to develop their businesses? Across all 50 states, Houston, Miami and Atlanta are the top three cities that minority business owners are flocking to. Check out this article to learn more about the best cities for aspiring minority business owners to set up shop.

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