2014 Conference

SAVE THE DATE for the 36th Annual NBMBAA Conference!

September 16-20, 2014 in Atlanta, GA

The National Black MBA Association® Annual Conference and Exposition is one of the largest professional development and job search events. Each year, the event attracts more than 9,000 attendees. Sessions are held on topics including: career, education, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and leadership.

The NBMBAA® Annual Conference offers a myriad of opportunities designed to meet your professional development, branding, recruiting, retention and corporate citizenship goals. See below for our common conference events. We will be finalizing the events in the coming months! Don't miss out become a member today!

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Past Conferences

35th: September 10-14, 2013
Houston, Texas
Courageous Leadership: Owning Your Own Success!

In today’s challenging business environment Courageous Leadership is the key for organizations and executives to distinguish themselves from the competition. Courageous Leaders have the confidence and integrity to make the right decisions even when it is difficult, to take risks on new ideas, and to take ownership for the important work that success requires.

34th: September 24-28, 2012
Indianapolis, Indiana
Impacting Time, Technology & Tomorrow...One Member at a Time

33rd: October 4-8, 2011
Atlanta, Georgia
Power Up Your Profitability

32nd: September 21-25, 2010
Los Angeles, California
Blink the Speed of Change
**NBMBAA 40th Anniversary

31st: 2009
New Orleans, Louisiana

30th: 2008
Washington, DC
Catalyst for Change – Then.Today.Tomorrow.

29th: 2007
Orlando, Florida
Relevance: Staying Current, Creative and Credible!

28th: September 26 - October 1, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia
Winning with Intention! Winning with Innovation! Winning with Integrity!

27th: October 11-16, 2005
San Diego, California
Leading With Passion
**NBMBAA 35th Anniversary

26th: September 14-19, 2002
Houston, Texas
RE-IMAGINE Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship: Creating Possibilities for the Future

25th: September 23-28, 2003
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Changing the Course of Your Future

24th: September 17-22, 2002
Nashville, Tennessee
Bridging the Gap to the Untapped Frontier

23rd: September 25-30, 2001
Orlando, Florida
The Power of Partnerships

22nd: October 3-8, 2000
Chicago, Illinois
Harvesting the Fruits of our Roots in the Diaspora
**NBMBAA 30th Anniversary

21st: September14-19, 1999
Anaheim, California
New Millennium: The Power of Technology

20th: September 16-20, 1998
Detroit, Michigan
Accentuate Performance to Drive Economic Power

19th: September 17-21, 1997
Dallas, Texas
Strategic Alliances: Change and the Road Ahead

18th: September 25-29, 1996
New Orleans, Louisiana
Living the Vision: Achieving Economic Independence

17th: September 27 - October 1, 1995

Boston, Massachusetts
The Silver Lining: Winning in the Global Marketplace
**NBMBAA 25th Anniversary

16th: September 14-18, 1994
San Francisco, California
The Dynamics of Leadership: Moving Principles to Action

15th: September 22-26, 1993
Atlanta, Georgia
Retooling Human Capital for Economic Leadership

14th: October 7-11, 1992
St. Louis, Missouri
Leadership: The Catalyst for Success

13th: September 18-22, 1991
New York, New York
Empowerment through Unity, Education, and Equity

12th: October 3-7, 1990
Los Angeles, California
Competitive Strategies for a Changing Global Economy

11th: October 4-8, 1989
Chicago, Illinois
The 1990's: Fulfillment of Vision

10th: October 26-30, 1988
Houston, Texas
Exploring Opportunities: Master Possibilities

9th: October 14-18, 1987
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Changing Horizons: The Challenge of Leadership

8th: October 15-19, 1986
Detroit, Michigan
Winning Strategies: The Competitive Edge

7th: October 30 - November 3, 1985
Washington, D.C.
Business and Government: The New Equation

6th: October 3-7, 1984
San Francisco, California
American Business in Transition

5th: October 5-9, 1983
Atlanta, Georgia
Probing Visions of the 21 Century

4th: October 6-9, 1982
New York, New York
Crossroads: New Directions

3rd: October 7-11, 1981
Chicago, Illinois
Challenge to Excel

2nd: October 23-26, 1980
Los Angeles, California
Energy for the 80's

1st: October, 1979
Detroit, Michigan
The Black MBA: Challenges, Opportunities, Problems, Expectations

Conference Events

Atlanta Chapter Events

Career Exposition

Career Success Network® Center

Chapter Membership Meeting

CertifiNOW PMP®/CAPM® Prep

Chrysler Group LLC and NBMBAA Case Competition

Conference Job Match


Entrepreneurial Institute

Executive and Career Coaching

Innovation Whiteboard Challenge

Interview with Corporation (Employment Network)

Leadership Institute

Meet the Experts Sessions

NBMBAA Book Store

Resume Review

Town Hall

Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome Receptions

World-Renowned Speakers!

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