Win free Wiz Khalifa tix!
+ a lot more happening in NWA this week!
A couple admin items to start and then keep reading below for a roundup of fun stuff for the community.
Curious about diversity in NW Arkansas? Check out this report from the NW Arkansas Council!
Check out the Black-Owned NWA Instagram to win free tickets to Wiz Khalifa’s upcoming concert!! Paid Subscribers have a chance to win 2 seated tickets, and there’s also an opportunity to win 2 lawn seats! The deadline to enter is Noon this Saturday.
Black In NWA
This Saturday take your business from Idea to Income with Sierra Polk at the Fayetteville Public Library.
Get the Kiddos ready for school with a fun Hair workshop led by local stylist Ashtone Dixon.
Now they have their Back To School Hair, get them ready with school supplies. The Historic St. James Hosts NWA Community Back-to-School Event – August 6th
Second Saturdays with 4 The Culture NWA is always a move. We love us some karaoke.
Thursday, August 11th there’ll be a Black Girls Talk at Markham and Fitz hosted by Rochelle from Interform. Black Girls Talk is an open forum event created to provide a safe space for Black women to discuss the impact of current events through shared experiences.
We're jamming this Saturday at the Hub in Bentonville celebrating Jamaican Independence Day. Come get some great food and catch a vibe with DJ Squabby.
Next weekend, the Northwest Arkansas Community Cohesion Project will be hosting a community conversation centered around Financial Wellness and Building Generational Wealth which is exactly what we're on a mission to accomplish through Black-Owned NWA and the advancement of Black Commerce in the community.
For The Community
Wiz Khalifa & Logic Concert @ Walmart AMP - August 8th
Multi-Platinum®-selling, Grammy® and Golden Globe-nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa and multi-Platinum and Grammy Award-nominated Logic (aka Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, aka Bobby Hall) will be at the Walmart Amp August 8th along with 24kGoldn, DRAMA, Fedd the God & C Dot Castro!
Business Resource Center
The Black Owned Business Expo will celebrate Black-Owned Business Month this august and VENDOR REGISTRATION IS OPEN! **Registration CLOSES JULY 28TH**
Location: Theater Squared, 477 W Spring St, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Vendor Set Up Day: Friday August 19th. Setup is from 9am-1pm and there will be a vendor mixer from 6pm to 8pm.
Black Owned Business Expo: Saturday, August 20, 2022. VIP Shopping is from 9am-10:30am and general access begins at 11am.
8' x 10' Booth Fees:
This cost covers an 8x10 space. An additional $20 deposit will be refunded once all table cloths are returned.
The vendor/organization is responsible for booth set up including tables, chairs, tablecloth, etc. Moreover, you are encouraged to bring your own decor, plugs, cords, business cards and purchasing materials (Square, Cash App, Hotspots, etc.) Wifi and/or electric outlets will only be provided upon request.
Black-Owned NWA Social Media Highlight
Want to be featured on BlackOwnedNWA?
We can't express how excited we are to feature local black-owned brands and the owners behind them! Featuring you and your business is truly a privilege and we appreciate your time. The goal of BlackOwnedNWA is to be a resource of all things Black excellence in the region.
To be featured on BlackOwnedNWA's Instagram and Facebook page:
Step 1- Email us your responses to the interview questions below email@example.com
Step 2- Send us the highest quality pictures of you, your service/product, and location if applicable
Step 3- Include the best way for our followers to find you (i.e. social media handles)
1- Tell us about yourself. (this should be written in the first person as you will be introducing yourself to the BlackOwnedNWA community) Give us 4-6 sentences that showcase the best of you!
Prompts: Your name, where you are originally from, how long you've lived in the area, etc.
2- Tell us about your business.
3- Why did you start your business?
4- What advice would you give other Black entrepreneurs starting out, especially in Northwest Arkansas?
5-What’s the best piece of business advice you’ve ever been given?
What to expect:
You’ll be featured on the BlackOwnedNWA Instagram 2 to 6 weeks after we received your information!