Event | Branded: Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Branded 2023 will offer exciting features such as a keynote speaker, personalized business consultations, a lunch and link session, and a pitch contest with substantial cash prizes.

Branded: Youth Entrepreneurship Conference, which was formed by community leaders a decade ago, is now a thriving annual event organized by a not-for-profit collective supporting Black, newcomer, and vulnerable youth entrepreneurs.

Attention youth entrepreneurs! Don't miss out on Branded: Youth Entrepreneurship Conference 2023, celebrating its remarkable 10-year journey of empowering and supporting aspiring creatives and entrepreneurs. Join us for an inspiring keynote speech, invaluable business consultations, networking opportunities, and a thrilling pitch contest with incredible cash prizes. It's time to unlock your potential, connect with like-minded individuals, and take your entrepreneurial dreams to new heights at Branded 2023.

Don't miss this milestone event that could be your stepping stone to success!


Saturday, August 12th, 2023

  • Conference: 12 PM to 6 PM EDT
  • Pitch Contest: 6 PM to 8:30

Artscape Daniels Launchpad – 130 Queens Quay East, Toronto

Tickets are free: Sign up today! RSVP on Eventbrite


Interested in participating in the Pitch Contest?

Young entrepreneurs looking to participate in the pitch competition can apply here https://forms.gle/tHpTvJ63VXWPdsvG9

Deadline: July 31st 11:59PM.

Five finalists will be selected to pitch for a chance to win up to $10,000 for their business ($23,000 total in prizes to be won).


Branded is organized by: The Neighbourhood Group of Community Services, the City of Toronto, CEE Centre for Young Black Professions, Business in the Streets, LAMP Community Health Centre, Tridel, Artscape Daniels Launchpad, the Neighbourhood Arts Network, The Black Business and Professional Association and The Afro Caribbean Business Network.



Reach out to the organizing team at The Neighbourhood Group of Community Services by emailing trustee.hub@tngcs.org