Welcome to the
Global Black Impact Summit
(GBIS) 2024

About the event:

The Global Black Impact Summit is an extraordinary confluence of brilliant, black minds celebrating the achievements, insights and potential of the global Black community.

Dive deep into a world of empowerment, unity, and excellence at 27 February 2024, Dubai.


27 February 2024


Address Sky View, Dubai, UAE


Join us for the Global Black Impact Summit Gala Dinner at Address Sky View in Dubai. Hosted by the Black Impact Foundation, the gala dinner celebrates diversity and excellence across various fields. Join Chairman Clarence Seedorf for an inspiring evening showcasing global talent, network with industry leaders, innovators, and influencers, and forge connections for long-term partnerships and collaborations. Embrace diversity, make an impact, and support meaningful initiatives. Reserve your spot today to be part of this transformative experience.

Celebrate Pioneers

Celebrate in the unparalleled achievements and perspectives that only the global Black community offers

Connect Globally

Bridge ties with world-class leaders, influencers and change-makers from diverse sectors, regions, and cultures

Catalyse Change

Engage with actionable insights and groundbreaking initiatives that drive positive, inclusive transformations

our speakers

See the speakers on stage!

Be captivated by our stellar lineup of international speakers, luminaries who embody Black excellence and have trail-blazed paths of global unity and success.


Vice-Chair, Black Impact Foundation

Luol Deng

President, South Sudan Basketball Federation

History of GBIS 

Since its inception, the Global Black Impact Summit has shone a constant spotlight on the contributions of the Black community worldwide. 

Recognising the vast reservoir of untapped potential, GBIS offers a dynamic platform that fosters connections, promotes equality and champions the collective talent of Black voices. 

More than just a summit, it’s a movement. 

It stands as a beacon, highlighting the importance of diversity, equity and empowerment, signalling a brighter future where Black excellence is universally acknowledged and celebrated.

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Countdown to 27 February

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Dive Into

Donate to join Gala Dinner or Register to Attend the Summit:

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Register to Attend the summit

  • Summit Attendance

Donate to Attend the Gala Dinner

  • All Access + Gala Dinner only


Dragon's Den

Share, Connect, Grow: The GBIS Experience Awaits

Based on the popular show from the UK, the Dragon’s Den will be a fun, friendly pitch competition for budding entrepreneurs to showcase their groundbreaking ideas to seasoned investors, hoping to captivate interest and secure investment. 

Featuring six startups, it’s a space of innovation, learning, and opportunity – a showcase of the future.


The Address Sky View, Dubai, UAE

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard Downtown Dubai, UAE

Address has brought a fresh identity to the global hospitality and service sector by setting new benchmarks with its gracious hospitality and exceptional service standards. Positioning its messaging as ‘Where life happens’, Address Hotels + Resorts offers a more personal and engaging experience to guests in a premium lifestyle environment, enriching the lives of its guests with luxury, style and elegance.

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