Black Women Business Exhibition 2023

Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Anvil Centre. 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster, V3M 1B6

Celebrating and showcasing Black women businesses within the Greater Vancouver Area

Who is Exhibiting

Fashion & Clothing

Brendaz Closet
Local Trash is a fashion brand, that brings clothes back from the dead. One-of-one pieces, hand painted, textured, reformed with second hand materials.
Small Circle

Small Circle; we are a small family with big Dreams and Visions, Originally from a small Island in the Caribbean, Base in BC, Canada we customize tumblers with personal countries also t-shirts, pants and more.
Oge Ajibe
Oge Ajibe is a brand that enlightens people on how to best represent themselves in all aspects of fashion. We provideinclusive and sustainable clothing, all made by hand in Canada.
Rekemash Casual
We offer vibrant, unique patterns that resonate with culture and charm. Our debut collection featured dresses, pants and peplum tops that immediately caught attention. The excitement of seeing our designs come to life was unmatched—our creations were a blend of artistry and authenticity.

Real Estate

Rosalind Ononeze Real Estate Services
Rosa is a respected leader, educator and communicator. As a licensed REALTOR®️, she has passion to help individuals and families build a legacy for themselves and their communities through real estate.
Aleah Meehan REALTOR®
Whether you are looking to buy or looking to sell your property, I aim to build meaningful and lasting relationships with my clients.

Health and Wellness Services

Elohim Ministry for Women
Elohim Ministry for Women
Shield Health Advocates
To provide our clients with the highest quality support, needed to navigate the maze of the Canadian healthcare system, by advocating and being
JL Connect Physio Inc.
Jennifer JL Physio offers pelvic floor physiotherapy for people with bladder, sexual and bowel dysfunctions. This includes pain with sex, incontinence, urgency, low back, tailbone pain, and prenatal and postpartum care, and so much more. I also offer Clinical Pilates to reach your goals.
Náda Soul
Nāda Soul is a get real initiative that works with people that want to live a more meaningful life. We give people the tools to create the life they would like to live. Náda Soul founder Alexis Verdicchio believes that the key to happiness lies within everyone.
My Mother's folks mentored me to be mindful, respect all of nature's bounty and return it back when used for healing, in so, it will replenish in its own natural state. Utilizing formal education and literally Mothers nature wisdom has allowed the fruition of TEMU SPA


African Vegan Art

African Vegan Art (AVA) is a unique human experience bridging cultural and generational lines to help break down social barriers and celebrate African historical textile heritage.
Art By Winnie
Her art practice involves taking photographs and painting, by parodying mass media by exaggerating certain formal aspects inherent to our contemporary society, presenting everyday objects as well as references to texts and painting in her work.
Grounded Rootz Designs
Grounded Rootz Designs
Boostani crafts
provide authentic and good quality life style handmade products.

Catering, Food Retail and Production

Dominique Delicacies
Delicious homemade delicacies including ginger juice, African doughnuts, roasted peanuts, croquettes and much more.
The Altitude Foods
My joy is the see other enjoy the food I cook . I want show case west Africa culture through foods. I believe in eat healthy and live healthy and more over I want to bring back to those who and filling home sick because they are getting to eat what the use to eat back home.
Kas Party Affairs
Kas Party Affairs. Serving the greater Vancouver area with event planning and catering services. I love to express myself by cooking delicious food and making special occasions spectacular.
Dehls Gourmet Foods Inc.
we provide carefully selected African inspired food products. Our prepared foods department provides unique and delicious cuisines cooked with the finest local ingredients.
77 Spirits INC.
77 Spirits is the first black owned independent rum bottling company in Canada. We source craft rums from around the world and bottle them with our product partners and distribute them across Canada.
Soulhearty is an Afro-fusion gluten-free bake shop. Soulhearty Foods was started because of the growing demand for gluten-free options due to dietary restrictions.
Tfoods Cuisine and Bakes
Tfoods cuisine presents nutritious, delicious and cultural African dishes to the lower mainland. We present intercontinental dishes as well and love to explore suggestions from our clients, as they enjoy dishes from our menu of memories.
Lasme Food
My joy is the see other enjoy the food I cook . I want show case west Africa culture through foods. I believe in eat healthy and live healthy and more over I want to bring back to those who and filling home sick because they are getting to eat what the use to eat back home.
Beauty 4 Ashes Market Inc
We are the finest African grocery store in town. We offer Authentic African products that you can’t find anywhere else. Whatever you are looking for, Beauty4Ashes has got your back because we are passionate about bringing affordable quality food groceries and beauty products closer to you.

Education, Child Development and Family Services

Pebbles and Piaget Early Learning
Pebbles and Piaget Early Learning is an esteemed and inventive educational establishment with a dedicated focus on cultivating the potential of young minds through a comprehensive and individualized approach to early childhood education.
RB Jumpstart Coaching
I support experienced writers through the process of writing and publishing their own book.
Griottes Polyglottes
Griottes Polyglottes is about offering fun and interactive workshops to help with cultural inclusion, self-confidence and language learning. We serve Schools, Organizations that help immigrants, and Corporates with culturally diverse teams.

Business Consulting

Synergize Community Media Inc
We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to create a comfortable living doing work that brings them joy as well as makes the world a better place. We create the media necessary to get your message out and showcase the wonderful work you are doing in the community.
New Hope Media
New Hope Media is an independent media company, based in Vancouver. We help nonprofits & charities tell life-giving stories by teaching them how to align their message with their mission & get the media’s attention!

Home & Interior Design

Lavery Candles
There’s a gap in the vegan wax candle business As a woman with allergies to scent and smoke I wanted to bring in candles that are vegan, ecofriendly, smoke free and unscented, good for indoor spaces.
Four Sisters flowers and gifts
Four Sisters Flowers and gifts is a specialized custom made gifts making service for all occasions.
GO2GIRL Services Inc
Go2Girl Services is a multi award-winning winning company. We offer everything from cleaning, to wedding & event assisance, packing/unpacking services and more.

Immigration Services

Nensa Immigration Services
We assist employers to hire suitable employees/foreign workers to grow their businesses and to obtain an adequate workforce.We ensure that those looking to immigrate to Canada do not face scams, resulting in their money being lost.

Hair, Cosmetics and Skincare

Our products embellish your skin and they are products made in an artisanal way and which are taken from our products that we use on a daily basis
Sihle Skincare
Our products are not only effective and nice, but also healing and safe for the entire family. It gives me great joy being able to help people achieve healthier skin, and develop confidence in their skin.
We are a cosmetics line that not only delivers exceptional quality but also upholds the values of compassion, sustainability and inclusivity. We are committed to providing clean cosmetics.
Abbeycity Hair and Bead
We are your trusted partner for all things hair extensions and accessories needs. We specialise in providing top-notch hair extensions & accessories that cater to a wide range of styles and occasions, which includes braid wigs and crochet.
Nancyandnaturalsco Inc.
We are hair/skin brand, a brand that relates, from dry, chapped skin to frizzy, brittle hair. Our products helps to moist, hydrate, and restore.
NC4 Hair and Skin
Our unique look and goal to bring luxury to every black girl around the world would help elevate the black excellence in the room. We will have wigs, hair care and accessories on display
Reward your Skin - Soap
Reward your Skin - Soap Company, brings you 100% Natural Handmade cold process soap, natural deodorant, bath fizzes (bath bombs) and butter rub (moisturizers). Naturally scented with Lavender, Eucalyptus & Tea Tree, Cloves, Geranium & Rosehip, Fennel & Lemongrass essential oil to name a few.
Dumonde beauty
My personal challenge with skin problems. Plus my experience with men and women with the same issues. I formulated products for my own use and had great success and want to pass this onto others. Along the way I’ve created some great everyday skin care products for everyone’s needs with Love.
Sherabo Organics
We are an indie beauty brand that focuses on creating high-quality nilotica shea butter skincare products using organic and sustainable ingredients. Our mission is to provide our customers with effective skincare solutions that enhance their natural beauty while promoting the health of their skin.

Event Planning

Emunah Events
Emunah Events is an event planning company located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Specialising in Corporate and Private events, we have produced, planned and executed multiple unforgettable experiences for thousands of people.
Rock River Events Inc
We create, organize events (conferences, weddings, social gatherings, schools, fundraising, birthdays, holiday destinations and others) using a “think out of the box” style to transform the client's vision into one of the masterpieces by creating unforgettable experiences and memories.


Work Shops

Who will be speaking ?

How to get to the Anvil Centre

By Transit

Anvil Centre is within easy reach of downtown Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and nearby suburbs, YVR and Abbotsford airports and BC Ferries. Across the street from the New Westminster SkyTrain station . The SkyTrain station is serviced by the SkyTrain Expo and Millennium Lines, and is less than a 30-minute ride from downtown Vancouver. Translink’s trip planner tool provides connections and schedules from your point of departure.

By Car

New Westminster is connected to Metro Vancouver’s major highways and arteries via three bridges: the Alex Fraser and Queensborough Bridges (connecting Highway 91 and the East-West Connector), the Pattullo Bridge (connecting Surrey’s King George Boulevard) and the Port Mann Bridge (connecting Highway 1). The South Fraser Perimeter Road (Highway 17) also provides a quick, direct route to New Westminster.