from Black Friday thru Cyber Monday 96 straight hours of shopping with Black Owned Businesses




    96 HOURS aka Shop 96 Hours is one stop for us to shop with Black owned businesses from Nov. 25, 2016, Black Friday thru Cyber Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Hosted by the Black Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Conference & Expo [BEEDC], 96 Hours mobilizes Black Business Directories and Membership Organizations along with Buy Black Movements to mobilize Black owned Businesses while the BEEDC mobilizes us, the consumers wanting and willing to buy black.


    Do you know any black business directories or black owned businesses? Please, share them with us, recommend, recommend. UPDATE: 96 Hours has been extended with streaming and viewing hours Thurs thru Sun Dec 1st thru 11th 2016.

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  • The Road to 96 Hours

    The What, The How, The When, The Why

  • Let's Mobilize & Partner

    Let's create Everydays where hundreds of consumers support Black Owned Businesses


    The Black Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Conference & Expo believes when we come together in purpose we should produce new levels of product and services. Our research shows that the everyday Black person does not know where to find a diversity and large quantity of Black owned businesses. 96 Hours brings together the key players needed to "buy black" in one place online. With the specific goals to grow awareness, advocacy, and sales for our partners and keep it simple, the BEEDC provides the infrastructure, platform, promotion, and straightforward strategies for our partners to get the best outcomes and consumers the optimal experience.


    Black Business Directories

    membership organizations and buy black movements, you are the first line of defense. Partner and grow your business membership as well as increase awareness of your brand as a resource among the buying public. Your partnership gives you

    • one four (4) hour block of programming in which you may provide 16 fifteen minute live streaming segments to black owned businesses for a suggested fee. The fees collected will more than cover all required costs.
    • toolkit which gives you a step by step guide, suggested strategies, producing treatment template for programming block and segments for businesses. You will also receive a toolkit to distribute to your participating businesses.
    • producer's access to live stream platform


    Black Owned Businesses

    exponentially increase your brand awareness and sales among Buy Black advocates during the busiest buying season of the year. Benefits of participation:

    • discover and build relationships with great business directories
    • gain new audience, drive online and/or foot traffic
    • generate leads; execute sales
    • low cost and minimal time investment



    while supporting a significant portion of the small business community develop relationships and drive advocacy for your brand among purchasing consumers with nearly 1.2 trillion dollar buying power. Understanding that your brand supports a healthy economic state for their communities definitely goes a long way toward brand advocacy. Also, based on your level of engagement ($250 - $2,500), your sponsorship includes opportunities for a mix of:

    • 15 sec - 60 sec video commercial
    • 30 sec - 60 sec audio commercial on BEEDC radio broadcast, Beyond Talk with Faith Moore-McKinney
    • programming block "sponsored by" lead in and lead out
    • programming segment*
    • mobile keyword campaign
    • logo with link on all online collateral including email blasts
    • logo on all print collateral
    • mention in press announcements
    • stand alone eblasts
    • customized activation program

    Send request for sponsorship offering to 96hours@beedconference.org. Register online at http://96hours.strikingly.com/#register-now

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    $39.99 - $2,500.00
    Partner now with 96 Hours. Partner as a:
    *Black Business Directory, Membership Organizations or Buy Black Movement
    *Black Owned Businesses

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