BlackVibes.com Receives Award in D.C. Business Plan Competition; Offers 10th Anniversary Promotion on the Beat XChange

Award from Howard University ELI Institute Business Plan Competition coincides with African-American owned web entertainment portal's 10th Anniversary Celebration

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BlackVibes is committed to providing our customers with more opportunities to help them expand their career. Offering this special in honor of our 10th anniversary is the embodiment of the type of service that we've prided ourselves on delivering over the past decade.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 6, 2009

Urban entertainment resource company BlackVibes.com is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with great news!

Recently, BlackVibes received award placement in the Howard University ELI Institute Business Plan Competition. Represented by Chief Executive Officer Gerald Olivari and Chief Financial Officer Ernest Wyatt, the company was pitted against some of the most innovative businesses in Washington D.C. for an opportunity to be recognized by local corporate executives and private equity firms. The BlackVibes executive team put forth a tremendous effort both in preparation and in delivering their presentation and looks forward to meeting with venture capital representatives seeking investment opportunities!

According to BlackVibes CFO Ernest Wyatt, this is just the tip of the iceberg. "BlackVibes.com's growth is accelerating at an exponential rate, even in these tough economic times. Our expectation is that, with an infusion of capital from like-minded partners, we will be able to carve our own niche and create a significant presence in the urban entertainment sector."

In addition, BlackVibes is proud to introduce its own social networking platform, known as BVConnect. Originally launched in 2006, the enhanced service now allows aspiring and current entertainment professionals as well as fans the opportunity to develop personal and business relationships. The free service has been integrated into the website's current platform, enabling users to interact, create blogs, post news/info to other social networks and expand their contacts.

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, BlackVibes is offering a discounted rate on its Beat XChange service. Normally $4.95 per beat, for a limited time all producers can place 3 beats on the service for only $3!

Says BlackVibes CEO Gerald Olivari, "BlackVibes is committed to providing our customers with more opportunities to help them expand their career. Offering this special in honor of our 10th anniversary is the embodiment of the type of service that we've prided ourselves on delivering over the past decade."

To create your free BVConnect or sell your beats, go to IveGotBeats.com.

About BlackVibes.com, Inc.:
Founded in 1999, BlackVibes.com's executive team is led by Gerald Olivari and fellow University of Michigan alumni Ernest Wyatt and Marshall Lyons II. BlackVibes has become one of the entertainment industry's most sought after sources for professional industry networking and career advancement.

Their premier service, Beat XChange ™, gives producers the opportunity to gain exposure as well as finance their musical endeavors by providing a digital hub where they can sell their beats to the highest bidder! BlackVibes also provides free services such as BVConnect ™, an entertainment search feature, audio/video, newsletters, and BlogBoards.

BlackVibes site users are primarily college-educated, entertainment industry enthusiasts working in a wide variety of occupations and coming from a multitude of cultural backgrounds. They are also passionate about BlackVibes because so few online resources offer so many entertainment opportunities and deliver up-to-the-minute, concise news.

Contact:
Marshall Lyons II, Chief Operating Officer
Office: (734) 272-8306
marshall @ blackvibes.com
Facebook Fan Page
twitter.com/blackvibes
twitter.com/ivegotbeats

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BlackVibes, Chief Operating Officer


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BlackVibes, Chief Financial Officer


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