Gain leadership skills and actively give back to our community all while making lifelong friends with others.
Membership is open to Young Professionals 45 years of age and younger.

Professional Development

Learn from peers and seasoned professionals. Attend an ABEPOG Roundtable events and learn from some of Ottawa most respected business leaders.

Networking Opportunities

Meet and greet Black business owners, professionals and community leaders in professional and social environments. Network at monthly membership meetings, and Job Fairs.


Gain the leadership skills you need to be on top of your game. Keep growing with ABEPOG professional development courses


ABEPOG is an advocate for coming together with a unified voice. We aim to optimize business by challenging the status quo. ABEPOG is about enabling conversations to take place on matters that affect its members.

Special Events

Attend a variety of Ottawa Black Business Professionals mixers and special events. Members receive the ABEPOG discounted rate advantage.


ABEPOG is committed to provide its members access development resources such as: networking, mentorship, funding/access to capital, and tools to attract and retain customers profitably.


ABEPOG aims to utilize its infrastructure to lobby for resources, and to empower its members to make informed choices and transform them into successful outcomes. ABEPOG is committed to building on current partnerships and establishing new ones

Give Back

Give back to the community through fundraising events and service projects. Make a difference and Volunteer at ABEPOG weekend events for various community organizations.

Legacy Builders Meetings

Legacy Builders Meetings are a great way for visitors to get a taste of the ABEPOG. Monthly meetings with free drink and snacks are held between 6:00 and 8:00 pm. At 6:30 pm the program begins. Members and Leaders of the NCR and Gatineau Community speak about issues facing ABEPOG, entrepreneur, and ways to develop ABEPOG Young Professionals. To find out who will be speaking each month, sign up for e-newsletters or follow us on Facebook!

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