Black Business Association

Founded in 1970, the Black Business Association (BBA), headquartered in Los Angeles, the oldest active ethnic business support organization in the state of California, has been committed to ensuring that Black and diverse business owners benefit from our advocacy efforts to impact, improve and implement policy that improves access to contracting and procurement opportunities with the public and private sector, in addition to providing access to financial resources. The BBA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

https://bbala.org

Contact us

Sabra Diogioes-Waddy

sabra@splendidaffairsinc.com

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Event Details

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022

6:30 PM - GROOVY COCKTAIL RECEPTION w/ CASH BAR

7:30 PM - SOULFUL DINNER & ROAST CELEBRATION

FUNKY DESSERT RECEPTION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING


CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER

LOKER CONFERENCE ROOM

700 EXPOSITION PARK DRIVE

LOS ANGELES, CA 90037


ENTERTAINMENT BY

DJ Curtis Nash


BUSINESS ATTIRE

or 70s Inspired Optional

***Come on, Get Funky with Us!***


CATERING PROVIDED BY

Chef Marilyn's


DESSERT RECEPTION PROVIDED BY

Crystal's Real Soul Food

Gwen's Specialty Cakes & Catering


PARKING INFORMATION

Parking after 5:00pm is $18.

Guests will be asked to park in the "Blue Structure" which can be accessed from 39th Street & Figueroa.

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NOTE: There will be a large concert that evening,

guests should arrive early and pro-actively tell the parking attendant that they are here to attend the BBA event at the Science Center as not to be charged a higher amount for the concert guests. The park can charge up to $50 per car for Coliseum events, DO NOT PAY anything over $18.


COVID PROTOCOL

Masking is recommended, except when eating or drinking.

Hand sanitizer will be available.


***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!****

If you have rsvp'd, but not yet registered, send an email to sharris@bbala.org ASAP. 

Thank you!

Speakers & Participants

Sarah Harris (Host)

Sarah Harris

Host

Earl

Earl "Skip" Cooper II

Guest of Honor

Andre Ray (Master of Ceremonies)

Andre Ray

Master of Ceremonies

Hon. Maxine Waters (Roaster)

Hon. Maxine Waters

Roaster

Danny Bakewell Sr. (Roaster)

Danny Bakewell Sr.

Roaster

Carl Dickerson (Roaster)

Carl Dickerson

Roaster

Gene Hale (Roaster)

Gene Hale

Roaster

Ezekiel Patten Jr. (Roaster)

Ezekiel Patten Jr.

Roaster

Rosalind Pennington (Roaster)

Rosalind Pennington

Roaster

Kim Anthony (Roaster)

Kim Anthony

Roaster

Sponsors & Partners

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Sponsorship Invitation

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, 50 years to the day when "Skip" first arrived in Los Angeles, the BBA will host a Dinner & Roast Celebration in his honor. This event will deliver good times, surprises, and a stroll down memory lane.


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR THE SUPPORT! 

IT IS TRULY APPRECIATED. 


***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT****

If you rsvp'd, but need to complete your registration, please send an email to sharris@bbala.org. Thank you!


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To donate to the Earl "Skip" Cooper Foundation,

>>> Download Form Here


Thank You!

Full Page Ad

Ad to be included in our Digital Souvenir Journal. You will also be recognized at the event on our abbreviated printed program. AD DUE BY AUGUST 18TH. 8.5"x11" / JPG or PDF / email to: sharris@bbala.org

Standard Price$500.-

Venue

Venue

California Science Center
Loker Conference Room
Exposition Park Drive 700

Los Angeles, California

NOTE: There is a large music concert scheduled on the same day. Please arrive early for parking.

Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please send an email to sabra@splendidaffairsinc.com

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