37th BBPA Annual Harry Jerome Awards Gala


The 37th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards:

The Harry Jerome Awards is a fundraiser that celebrates achievement in the Black community and supports the BBPA’s work in promoting the advancement of the Black-Canadian community, in the areas of Education, Economic & Entrepreneurial Development and Young Professional Training & Development.

As a non-profit organization, the BBPA needs to garner funds to support the BBPA National Scholarships, and deliver programs that support business and professional excellence, higher education and economic development.

This award ceremony is to showcase, recognize, and honor excellence within the African- Canadian community, to profile African Canadian Professionals, and to create a path to continue replicating these practices in the African-Canadian community.

Celebrating 37 years, the theme of this years Gala is GameChangers!! This event will sell out – get your table or seat now!

Date: Saturday April 27, 1019
Time(s): VIP Cocktail Reception – 5:00 pm and Dinner & Program – 6:30 pm
Location: International Centre
Attire: Formal
Audience: Over 1000 attendees include; government and corporate leaders, community members, celebrity supporters, and BBPA Harry Jerome alumni.

Notable Past Honorees:


SUPPORT A STUDENT OR THE BBPA PROGRAMMES: I cannot make the event, but I would like to make a donation to the BBPA .

About the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA):

Founded in 1983, the BBPA is a charitable organization whose mission is to advance Canada’s Black community by facilitating the delivery of programs that support business and professional excellence, higher education and economic development. The BBPA presents the Annual Harry Jerome Awards, the BBPA National Scholarships and the National Black Business and Professional Convention (NBBPC).

For more information, please visit us online at www.bbpa.org, call 416-504-4097 or email hja@bbpa.org.

2018 Photos and Videos

Thank you to everyone who supported our 36th Anniversary Awards Gala! We’re proud to showcase the evening through photos and videos. We encourage you to share your photos or the videos with your network.