We are excited to host our 10th Annual Black Women in Business Extravaganza!  Black Women In Business (BWIB) is a 501c3 organization that was created in 2014 by Award-winning CEO, Coach Rose Smith. Its mission it to educate, encourage, empower and help businesswomen excel in leadership and entrepreneurship. At the core of this platform is community, and the importance of serving and investing in others.

The BWIB Extravaganza is officially the BIGGEST event designed specifically to showcase and celebrate for Black businesswomen in the state of Texas! Our annual 4-day event will be held November 16th-19th at the Radisson Hotel (6121 N IH35 - Austin, TX  78752).  Our theme this year is "Changing The Game."  We will showcase dozens of vendors, provide huge networking opportunities while encouraging every woman in the room to maximize her potential. We will highlight disruptive CEOs, powerful community leaders and businesswomen who will encourage everyone who attends!

On Friday (Nov. 17th 6:30pm-11pm, Doors Open at 6pm, Show starts at 7:30pm) we will host a Fashion Show that will feature the hottest looks from casual to formal and everything in between. Fashion Show Director, Thada Brown, Owner of Style Shift Image, will orchestrate this year's show. It will spotlight the fashion designers and stylists in Texas!

American Idol Season 21 Top 12 Finalist "Lucy Love" will make a guest appearance and give us a performance you will never forget!  Her powerful and unique voice is mesmerizing.  Her journey filled with resilience.  She is an MVP, and a perfect fit for this year's event!  Check her out at the YouTube link below:

Lucy Love Intro & Performance:

The night will be a also include dynamic vendors from across the state, appetizers, drinks, a DJ and dancing! Fashion is the theme for the evening, so come dressed to impress!

On Saturday (Nov. 18th 9am-4pm, Doors Open at 9am) our Saturday Showcase will be the networking event of the year! On Saturday (Nov. 18th 9am-4pm, Doors Open at 9am) our Saturday Showcase will be the networking event of the year! Our celebrity headliner for Saturday, November 18th is Santia Deck, CEO, History Making Football Player and FIRST female athlete to own a shoe company!  She is the Owner of Tronus LLC. However, she is not only an incredible athlete and shoe mogul. Santia is the first woman to receive a multi-millionn dollar football contract through the Women's Football League! She is an undeniable gamechanger. The Tronus team will also be a part of our vendor lineup, and all attendees will have the opportunity to pre-purchase their Tronus shoes.

Santia Deck Interview:

Our conference headliner will set the stage for an extraordinary day! The atmosphere will be exciting and inspiring with successful businesswomen and the opportunity to network with these Texas gamechangers and those across state lines. There will be appetizers for all attendees. Attire is business/business casual.

*SOLD OUT* On Sunday (Nov.19th 10am-3pm, Doors Open at 9:30am) we will conclude with a Gospel Brunch! The day will include Praise & Worship, Gospel singers, Spoken Word artists and a delicious full brunch prepared by Black Chefs! Again, you will have an opportunity to get your holiday shopping done with our exclusive vendors! We welcome you to wear your Sunday best or simply "come as you are." Prepare for a soul stirring day!

Each year our BWIB Extravaganza is attended by hundreds of people throughout Texas and across state lines! We invite EVERYONE to attend. Your presence and participation at our Extravaganza will help you gain significant exposure and recognition for your business to expand your network!

If this sounds like a great partnership opportunity, that's because it is! We'd love to have you partner with us for a shining representation of community! The deadline to to secure sponsorship is October 31st. For more info, please EMAIL us at

[email protected]

We look forward to seeing you there!
Radisson Hotel
6121 N IH 35
Austin, Texas 78752
Date & Time
November 17, 2023, 6:00 PM - November 19, 2023 - 5:00 PM
Coffee and Conversation
STARBUCKS is a proud sponsor of Black Women In Business!  Their presence at 'The Extravaganza' is expected and appreciated.  The weekend will include conversations that will change lives, communities, cities and the world.  It is only fitting that we serve the coffee that continues to do the same. Thank you, Starbucks for your continued support!
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The BIGGEST event created to showcase Black business women in the state of TEXAS!

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