5th Annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala Presented by WDB Marketing

Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST

Malcolm X College
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60612, United States (US)

26 Feb

About the Event


                                        Rebuilding Black Wall Street World Wide 2022

WDB Marketing celebrates its fifteenth year of black excellence in business with the fifth year annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala, Saturday, February 26, 2022.  Sponsored in part by WDB Cares, NFP the fifth annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala, themed ‘Rebuilding Black Wall Street’, will take place at Malcolm X Community College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL.  Themed, “Rebuilding Black Wall Street WorldWide”, the 5th Annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala celebrates the accomplishments of Black Business Owners and their contributions to building legacies daily in the areas of Leadership, Education, Growth, Advocacy, Community, and Young Entrepreneurs.



WDB Marketing celebrates its fifteenth year of black excellence in business with the fifth year annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala, Saturday, February 26, 2022.  Sponsored by WDB Cares, NFP , the fifth annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala, themed ‘Rebuilding Black Wall Street’, will take place at Malcolm X Community College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL.  

Beginning in 2015, The Annual WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala recognizes businesses and thought leaders making impactful strides in their respective communities and industries, while highlighting and deploying resources to emerging young entrepreneurs. The event focuses on celebrating Black business leaders in the areas of (L)eadership, (E)ducation, (G)rowth, (A)dvocacy, (C)ommunity, and (Y)oung Entrepreneur, and the overall LEGACY Award.  Past event honorees include: Illinois State’s Attorney Kim Foxx (2020), Founder of World Business Chicago, Andrea Zopp (2020), and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Aaliyah Stewart, Founder of ASW Foundation, Inc. (2019).   


Attracting over 600 Black business professionals annually, the WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards hosts it’s highly anticipated Black Restaurant Food Showcase, highlighting 15 + of Chicago’s most popular Black Owned Restaurants and spirits companies. Featured in 500 printed copies of The Book of Business, each restaurant is gifted a promotional advertisement, among other unique incentives,  to boost support and growth beyond the event.   

Legacy and Impact


“Things you do for others remain as your legacy.”

-Keeana Barber, CEO 

As a young entrepreneur herself, Keeana Barber, CEO of WDB Marketing and Founder of The L.E.G.A.C.Y.  Awards Gala, understands the struggles young entrepreneurs have as emerging young business owners.  The Young Entrepreneur Pitch Contest, hosted ‘Shark Tank Style’ at the event,  is an opportunity for entrepreneurs under the age of 25 years old to apply for the chance to competitively pitch alongside fellow young entreprenuer finalists, for the chance to win $10,000 in cash and prizes supporting their business endeavors. 


About WDB Marketing

#TeamWDB Marketing

WDB Marketing is a fully Black owned and operated print and marketing firm, dedicated to building the brands of Black small businesses daily.  As fellow entrepreneurs, they pride themselves in understanding the needed celebratory moments of triumph and victory  experienced as Black business owners.  A lot of times, those moments and stages go uncelebrated and unacknowledged.  

Established in 2006, WDB Marketing has proudly services over 1,000 businesses and entrepreneurs across industries annually.  Industries served include retail, professional services,  not for profits, and more. 

The WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala was designed with the Black small business owner and professional in mind, who deserves a night of celebration and acknowledgement.  They believe good business is founded on a solid foundation of good relationships, providing event attendees with strategic business networking opportunities that positively impact the overall growth of all who attend. 

WDB Marketing’s client portfolio includes The Chicago Urban League, Flavor Restaurant, the Chicago Defender, Just Turkey franchises, and WVON 1690AM. 


To learn more about The LEGACY Awards Gala, visit their website at: 

www.LegacyAwardsGala.com

To learn more about WDB Marketing, visit their website at 

www.WDBMarketing.com

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Location

Malcolm X College
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60612, United States (US)

Date and Time

Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST

02/26/2022 6:00 pm 02/26/2022 11:00 pm America/Chicago 5th Annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala Presented by WDB Marketing Malcolm X College
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60612, United States (US)
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Tickets

Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala VIP Admission Ticket

The Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards VIP Admission Ticket includes: -L.E.G.A.C.Y. VIP Gift Bag -Complimentary Copy… [More]

The Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards VIP Admission Ticket includes: -L.E.G.A.C.Y. VIP Gift Bag -Complimentary Copy of The Book of Business -Admission to The L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala Event -General floor seating (NO table seating available) [Less]

Sale ends Sat, Jan 29, 2022, 6:00 pm CST
$75.00+ $2.49 fee
Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala General Admission Ticket

Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala General Admission Ticket Includes: -General Admission to L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala… [More]

Early Bird L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala General Admission Ticket Includes: -General Admission to L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala -Complimentary Copy of The Book of Business -General Floor Seating (NO table seating available) [Less]

Sale ends Mon, Jan 31, 2022, 9:00 am CST
$50.00+ $1.99 fee
L.E.G.A.C.Y Awards GALA VIP + Conference

Sale ends Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 6:00 pm CST
$125.00+ $3.49 fee
L.E.G.A.C.Y Awards Gala VIP Ticket + Quarter Page Color Ad in 2022 Book of Business

L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards VIP Ticket + Quarter Page Ad Includes: -VIP L.E.G.A.C.Y. Gift Bag -Complimentary Copy… [More]

L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards VIP Ticket + Quarter Page Ad Includes: -VIP L.E.G.A.C.Y. Gift Bag -Complimentary Copy of The Book of Business -Admission to The L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala -Individual seating (NO Table seats available) -Feature your business in the 2022 Book of Business with a Quarter Page Size Ad. Boost your brand’s awareness with a robust distribution of these books with 1,000 printed copies given to L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Events Attendees on site. Your digital ad copy will also be digitally distributed in our weekly newsletters, email advertising partners, social media and more, exposing your brand to 10,000 + new potential clients! [Less]

Sale ends Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 6:00 pm CST
$200.00+ $4.99 fee
L.E.G.A.C.Y Awards Gala VIP + Conference + 1/4 Ad in 2022 Book of Business

Sale ends Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 6:00 pm CST
$250.00+ $5.99 fee
L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Table Sponsor

Receive 10 General Admission Tickets, Sponsored Table seating with YOUR company’s name & Logo, and… [More]

Receive 10 General Admission Tickets, Sponsored Table seating with YOUR company’s name & Logo, and a Quarter Page Size Ad in our 2022 Book of Business. Boost your brand’s awareness with a robust distribution of these books with 1,000 printed copies given to L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Events Attendees on site. Your digital ad copy will also be digitally distributed in our weekly newsletters, email advertising partners, social media and more, exposing your brand to 10,000 + new potential clients! [Less]

Sale ends Fri, Feb 18, 2022, 12:00 pm CST
$2,500.00+ $50.99 fee

Donations

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Sale ends Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 11:00 pm CST

Refund Policy

No refunds offered.

Organizer

LEGACY Awards Weekend 2022

WDB Marketing is a full-service marketing company established in 2006. Our services include graphic design, brand management, marketing solutions and full-service printing. In 2017 our goal is to manufacture all of our print services in-house, making us the first African American owned full-service printing manufacturing in the South Suburbs. To date WDB Marketing has proudly serviced over 2,000 businesses and entrepreneurs in industries such as retail, professional services and not-for-profit. After 10 years we are ready to take our business and our clients to the next level by bringing us all together for one powerful networking celebration.

Organizer

LEGACY Awards Weekend 2022

WDB Marketing is a full-service marketing company established in 2006. Our services include graphic design, brand management, marketing solutions and full-service printing. In 2017 our goal is to manufacture all of our print services in-house, making us the first African American owned full-service printing manufacturing in the South Suburbs. To date WDB Marketing has proudly serviced over 2,000 businesses and entrepreneurs in industries such as retail, professional services and not-for-profit. After 10 years we are ready to take our business and our clients to the next level by bringing us all together for one powerful networking celebration.