Join us for the evening as we honor and recognize the Best in Black Business amongst New Jersey businesses that have proven to deliver the highest in excellence, quality and integrity. The evening kicks off with our red carpet reception that includes interviewing, photos, live music, silent auction and more.

Immediately following the reception is the Awards Ceremony, which will be hosted by nationally recognized Anowa Adjah – Influencer and Entrepreneur.

NJ Black Businesses is committed to bringing awareness and promoting support to Black-Owned businesses nationwide, but more specifically those in New Jersey. The BIBB Awards Gala is designed to not only honor those businesses exemplifying greatness, but to encourage businesses to continue demonstrating excellence and to also inspire those entrepreneurs looking to achieve the same success.

  • Red Carpet / Reception 5:00pm
  • Awards Ceremony 6:00pm SHARP
  • Live Entertainment
  • Hostess: Anowa Adjah / Influencer, Entrepreneur
  • Attire: Formal / Black-Tie Optional

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no specific age requirements, however, please keep in mind that this event is geared towards an adult crowd, so please use discretion.

Are there room block discounts offered at the Crowne Plaza Edison?

Yes. Guests may call hotel and reserve a room with a discounted rate by 10/25/17. Reservations made after this date will not be discounted. The event name for reserving is: NJ Black Businesses 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony.

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

A free parking lot is available on venue grounds. Edison is easily accessible via public transportation (ie, train, taxi/uber, bus).

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email questions to

Will tickets be sold at the door?

No, there will be no door sales. All tickets must be purchased in advance.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?


Can I update my registration information?


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If you purchase your ticket via Eventbrite and register all attendee’s names, then simply bring proof of identification and an electronic download of the ticket; we will have a guest list at registration table. If you purchased a hard-copy ticket, then please bring that.

What is the refund policy?

All sales are final. There are no refunds.