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About NBMBAA® Programming

Make A Difference….

Help us to continue to empower and celebrate visionaries and amplify your brand!

The National Black MBA Association® is a member- based organization that provides annual programming that leads in the creation of educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for students, professionals and entrepreneurs.  2020 marks 50 years of empowering diverse professionals to reach their full potential through a network of 16,000 members.  This milestone year will be transformational with the execution of unique educational platforms, invigorating member-based events and the seamless execution of one of the country’s largest diverse conferences and career expositions that will be hosted in the Washington, D.C. September 22-26th.

2020 Quarterly Programs and Events

Our programs and events are designed to provide our members with impactful professional and leadership development, education and career exploration and to strengthen economic prosperity.  Some of our key annualized events are listed below.

Black Think Symposium

An invitation only think tank convening leaders from non-profits, academia, government agencies, and the public sector to address issues facing Black Professionals in Corporate America.

HBCU Collegiate Tours

The HBCU collegiate tours are a direct effort by the National Black MBA Association® to ensure graduates of HBCUs have full access to advanced education options and career opportunities.

Engage Entrepreneurs

Leaders of Tomorrow®

Since 1991, the National Black MBA Association® has been delivering a youth development program to assist young people pursuing their careers as entrepreneurs, business professionals, and beyond. The NBMBAA® LOT® program will provide resources to local advisors to help coach students in leadership, career preparation, college preparation, and financial literacy. Program component includes the LOT® Leadership Summit.

NBMBAA Career Success Network®

Year-round service which provides corporations, professionals, MBA candidates and high school students with on-line access to assessments, career development resources, skills enhancement programs and job data bases.

NBMBAA Gold Key Access® Program

An opportunity for corporate partners to match open Director-level and above positions with NBMBAA® members.

Networking Opportunities

Regional Symposiums

Scale-Up Pitch Challenge

A pitch competition with entrepreneurs pitching business ideas to judges for cash prizes. Regional competitions ladder up into a national competition, to be hosted at the Annual Conference & Exposition.

Scholarships

Webinar Academy

Training resource for members of the National Black MBA Association®. Various workforce and educational topics will be covered, incorporating high profile guest speakers and best practice highlights from the chapters.

Become a Partner

For more information about becoming an NBMBAA® Partner, please contact us.

Strategic Partners

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Annual membership contract, paid in monthly installments with automatic renewal Service begins as soon as your initial payment is processed. You will be charged 1/12 of the annual membership fee at the time of purchase, every month for the duration of your annual contract. Your membership contract will renew automatically, on your annual renewal date, until you cancel your membership in writing no later than 30 days prior to your annual renewal by contacting membership support. Renewal rates are subject to change, but you will be notified at least 30 days prior to your annual renewal date if your renewal rate will change. Should you cancel before your one-year term has expired, you will be charged 100% of your remaining contract obligation and your service will continue until the end of until the end of your contracted term. Cancellations can be made any time by contacting membership support in writing. Annual prepaid membership contract, with automatic renewal Service begins as soon as your payment is processed. You will be charged, immediately in full, the annual membership fee at the time of purchase. Your contract will renew automatically, on your annual renewal date, unless you cancel your membership in writing by no later than 30 days prior to your annual renewal date by contacting membership support. Renewal rates are subject to change, but you will be notified at least 30 days prior to your annual renewal date if your renewal rate will change. Should you cancel before your one-year term has expired, your payment is non-refundable, and your service will continue until the end of your contracted term. Cancellations can be made any time by contacting membership support in writing. Activation of Membership Memberships will become active upon processing of all materials at National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) headquarters. Existing Lifetime and Associate Lifetime Members The Lifetime or Associate Lifetime membership is no longer offered. Existing Lifetime or Associate Lifetime members who have paid in full are active for the duration of his or her lifetime, from their membership activation (see activation of membership). Lifetime or Associate Lifetime members are no longer eligible for any other membership type. Student Members Student memberships are active for 12 consecutive months, beginning at activation (see activation of membership). You will be considered a student member as long as you are actively enrolled in a recognized undergraduate or graduate degree program. Your membership should be upgraded to a Professional or Associate membership upon the expiration of your current membership, subsequent to graduation. You are required to submit proof of your current enrollment. The following items will be accepted as proof of current enrollment: • Letter from the registrar acknowledging your current enrollment status • Copy of your tuition bill • Class schedule reflecting your current enrollment. Should you fail to submit proof of current enrollment within 60 days, your membership may be terminated, and your payment will not be refunded. You will then need to reapply for membership. Refund Policy The NBMBAA will only provide refunds for the following reasons: • Verified duplication of billing • Verified overcharges • Submission of incorrect member type resulting in one of the above Refunds will be provided as follows: • Credit card payments will be credited to that same credit card. • Cash and check payments will be credited by NBMBAA check after 30 days, and only after initial payment has cleared our financial institution. * Refunds will be issued only upon request of the individual. The NBMBAA will vigorously defend itself against credit card charge backs. In the event that your credit card company requests a credit for charges, we will comply only to the extent that the request meets the requirements of the refund policy. (See above). Recurring Payments If you choose a recurring payments option to automatically renew your membership, you are responsible for canceling it prior to annual recurrence to avoid charges. Once charged, your membership will not be refunded. Notice of Photography and/or Videography As a condition of membership, individuals grant the National Black MBA Association an irrevocable nonexclusive license to use their name, image, voice and likeness for the purpose of advertising and promoting NBMBAA events, activities and products without any further approval from you or payment to you. It is the NBMBAA’s right to make visual and audio recordings, and still images of its members (collectively “Photography”) and to use the Photography and member’s name. However, none of the above shall be deemed as an endorsement for any NBMBAA product or service. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, members agree that the rights granted hereunder shall include the perpetual, worldwide right of NBMBAA to edit, telecast, rerun, record, publish, reproduce, use, license, print, distribute or otherwise exploit, in any manner and in any medium or forum, whether now known or hereafter devised. Terms and Conditions are subject to change without prior notification. Revised: April 5, 2017. NBMBAA®