The Black Career Conference (BCC) is an annual conference hosted by Black Rotman Commerce to provide Black students, graduates, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and each other.

The conference will kick off with the BCC Pitch Competition hosted by the Black Founders Network, to provide Black founders at the earliest stages with capital to bring their ideas to life. This year’s competition is open to aspiring or early Black entrepreneurs across Canada, who are at the ideation or pre-revenue stage. Applications are open here until December 15, 2023.

The top 10 scoring applicants will be shortlisted to pitch for their share of $20,000 in grant prizes on January 12, 2024. The grant prizes will then be distributed among the top 5 voted pitches from the audience and judges.