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2024 Business Beyond Barriers Conference + Expo

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Step into a world of empowerment and innovation at the 2024 Business Beyond Barriers Conference + Expo! We’re celebrating the Power of the past and the Force of the future within the business community. Engage in workshops, connect with peers and leaders, and seize new opportunities at B3. Join us as we recognize exceptional MBEs at the Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by—take action to advance your business, shape the future, and champion diversity and inclusion in the business world!


June 27, 2024

8am - 5pm






Sponsor. Exhibit. Engage.

The B3 Conference + Expo embodies the essence of ‘Power of the past. Force of the future,’ serving as an optimal investment opportunity with promises of immediate and long-term returns. We call upon each corporate member to contribute their support, ensuring that this year’s B3 becomes a mutually rewarding venture for all involved:

  1. Select your sponsorship. Contact Marlene Nantell at mnantell@scmsdc.org TODAY for sponsorship opportunities still available and to secure the investment level that works best for you
  2. Reserve your Exhibit Booth at the B3 Expo. We’ll follow up to coordinate the rest.
  3. Take Advantage of Personalized Matchmaking. Let us know which products and services your company needs, or send your business-line decision-makers to B3.

For general event questions and information, contact jcebedo@scmsdc.org


Whether you’re a Corporate Member, a business owner, or a partner organization, get ready for a whole new way to connect and collaborate with the people and companies you’re looking for.

NOTE: To purchase a booth, please select from the “exhibit booth” options under tickets on Eventbrite

For questions about sponsorship, please contact Marlene Nantell mnantell@scmsdc.org

For general event questions and exhibiting, please contact jcebedo@scmsdc.org

B3 Pitch Competition

Apply now for the B3 Pitch Competition at this year’s B3 Conference + Expo and present your company’s story to our Corporate Member judges. Complete the online application form and record a 60-second video.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by June 7th for further details. Selected MBEs will have the opportunity to present their pitch live during the B3 Conference. Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your business and receive valuable feedback!

The Prizes!

1st Place: Scholarship to the UCLA Anderson School of Management (Valued at $5,000)

2nd Place: 2 Tickets to the NMSDC Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (Valued at $2,500)

3rd Place: 2 Tickets + a Full Page Ad to the Leadership Excellence Awards (Valued at $1,400)


  • Must attend B3 Conference
  • Must be an NMSDC-certified MBE

Deadline to Apply May 31st

B3 Pitch Graphic

Ad Specifications

Design Dimensions:
You may design up to the full amount of space available to you.

Available Size:
Full Page (8-1/2″ x 11″)

300 dpi

Acceptable File Ad Submissions Formats:

NOTE: To purchase advertising, please select the “Full Page Ad ONLY” option in Eventbrite

Please submit by June 7th

Take a glimpse at our B3 Conference and SOTY Nominees and Winners from 2023


B3 2023 sponsors


June 27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SoFi Stadium
1001 Stadium Dr
Inglewood, CA 90301 United States
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