Global Black Impact Summit

A Platform for the Global Black Community

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

Held on February 27, 2024, in Dubai, the summit brought together a diverse group of individuals to foster connections, promote equality, and champion the collective talent of Black voices.


27 February 2024


Address Sky View, Dubai, UAE


Black Leaders Honored at GBIS Awards Dinner

On February 27th, 2024, the Global Black Impact Summit Gala Dinner celebrated Black excellence and leadership on a global scale by recognizing exceptional individuals through four prestigious awards presented by the Black Excellence Foundation.

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 2024 Speakers

Celebrating Black Excellence on the Global Stage!

We were captivated by our stellar lineup of international speakers, luminaries who embodied Black excellence and had 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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  • Summit Attendance

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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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