Unlock Your Potential with ABEPOG

The Association of Black Entrepreneurs and Professionals of Ottawa-Gatineau (ABEPOG) empowers young professionals and newcomers, particularly within the Black community, by promoting entrepreneurship and economic opportunities. At ABEPOG, making your entrepreneurial dream come true is our mission.

 Luc Thermonvil

Président-Directeur général et Fondateur

Build Your Dream

We offer opportunities for success.

ABEPOG is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to reach their full potential, cultivating a thriving and entrepreneurial atmosphere in Ottawa, Gatineau, and the nearby areas, all guided by essential social and economic principles..

About Us

8 Years Of Undefeated Success

ABEPOG is fully committed to empowering individuals and communities. Our goal is to establish a vibrant and entrepreneurial atmosphere in Ottawa, Gatineau, and the surrounding regions, guided by our mission firmly grounded in social and economic principles. Each year, we actively contribute to the growth of businesses in these areas through training, financing, and networking, while cultivating a tight-knit community of entrepreneurs who share common objectives and engage in peer-to-peer learning and professional development.


Events and Activities Yearly


Large Network of Partners and Colleagues & counting more daily

Be confident, & Pursue Your Goals

Choose From Our Online Courses.

Web Design

Learn how to build your own WordPress website from start to finish, using video tutorials.

Digital Marketing

Learn how to run paid ads for your business, Create a marketing strategy, and how to Brand yourself online.

Product Development & Distribution

Learn how to create and develop you products, how to get licensing, and distribute them.

Government Contracts

Learn how to bid for Government contracts and tenders.Learn about selling to the Government of Canada, How to register as a supplier.

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Opening A Store

Learn how to open a store in the Ottawa or Gatineau area.

Grants & Funding

Learn how to apply for funding, and government grants. How to like prepare your business for a valuation

Community Focused

Committed to keeping the community inspired and educated.

At ABEPOG, we aim to help our community with business knowledge and education. We want to support people who want to start a business or who want to improve their skills. We try to make it easier to understand and go through the process of owning a business.

Meet Our Instructors

We Are Leading Industry Professionals With Over +15 years Experience

Luc Thermonvil

Founder / CEO

Shelly Francois

Web Design & Marketing.

John Doe

Music & Producing

Steven Marks


Shelly Francois

Web Design & Marketing

John Doe

Music & Producing

Studio + Tools and Tips For Your Business

Our Resources

BIA Media

Our studio and Event space


Attend one of our networking events or marketplaces.


We host in-person workshops and seminars. You can contact us to rent our facilities for your own events.

Ask About Our Network?

We have a large and well-connected network that can help you or your business get to the next level.

Do you need more information?

Ready to work together?
Do you have any questions about your business?
Do you need help to grow your business?

We are here to help you.

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