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What is BLD Bay Area?

BLD (B Corp Leadership Development) was started 6 years ago by Bay Area B Corps determined to foster community among the 30,000 B Corp employees throughout the Bay Area.

This one-day conference is organized by B Corps, for B Corps and allies who want to grow the B Corp ecosystem. By inspiring and connecting B Corps and their teams, we build a stronger movement to use business as a force for good.

The full-day event will feature:

  • Breakfast + Networking

  • Inspiring speakers

  • Sessions exploring topic from experts in our community:

    • Growing the B Corp movement

    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    • Environmental Sustainability

  • After-party with appetizers + B Corp wine and beer


 When & Where?

BLD Bay Area will be held on June 26th, 2019 from 8am-6:30pm, with a reception to follow, at David Brower Center in Berkeley California.


Who Is Invited?

This conference is geared mainly toward Certified B Corporations, with a limited number of tickets available for others in our values-aligned community, such as students, academics, non-profits organizations, benefit companies, and aspiring B Corps.


Reserve Your Seat Today!

Early Bird Rate Ends May 23rd!
Your ticket price includes admittance to all conference sessions, plus breakfast, lunch, and a hosted reception that immediately follows the conference.

If ticket cost is a barrier to your participation, contact Janae Lloyd ( for information on scholarships.




Take the lead in supporting your B Local Bay Area community by sponsoring BLD Bay Area 2019.


BLD Organizers


BLD is organized entirely by volunteers from the B Corp Community! The individuals below serve as committee chars or members for: Content, Logistics, Marketing, and Diversity & Inclusion.