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Survive Strive Thrive, Inc

aka SST, Inc

CALLING ALL ARTIST!!!!                                                      shop with a black business   (click here)   

The City of Phila. has Grant money available (click here)                          Become a member  (click)


 We Get The Job Done!              

The Nubian King Queen Prince and Princess Awards and Business Convention is a 3 day event that spotlights our black businesses. Although no small business will be excluded; 

o​ur​ focus is on building black businesses. Our event however offers a unique opportunity to non african american businesses to market their products to an African American audience.  The Nubian King Queen Prince and Princess contest is one of the main features of our event.  In addition there will be food, live entertainment, speakers and our magnificent Black Business Marketplace.

Enter the ​Nubian  King Queen Prince and Princess 2021 Contest and win a $1,​000 grand prize​.  Prince and Princess grand prize is $500, 2nd prize is $300, 3rd prize is $100 and 4th prize is honorable mention.


QUEENS  -  To NOMINATE yourself or someone else go to the fol​lowing link NOMINATE or VOTE

KINGS  -   To NOMINATE yourself or someone else go to the fol​lowing link NOMINATE or VOTE

NUBIAN PRINCE contest (age 15-20)  $500 grand prize  go to  'photo contest' at Survive Strive Thrive on facebook

NUBIAN PRINCESS contest (age 15-20) $500 grand prize go to the "photo contest" tab at Nubian Princess contest on facebook

after you have nominated someone, share the following  web address to get people to vote Deadline to nominate is July 15. Deadline to vote is July 25.

Grand Prize $1,000, 2nd place $300, 3rd​ place $100, 4th place Honorable Mention

Nominees are admitted free and can purchase 2 plus-one tickets at a discounted rate of $7 for their guest. Plus-one tickets are good for all 3 days of the event.​​​

Nominees must be present at the Nubian King Queen Prince and Princess   Awards and Business Convention to win. Any nominee over 50 miles away may attend via Zoom link with proof of address and two proof of purchase from businesses on our website. Out of state nominees receive 75 votes when they attend by zoom.   Each in person nominee receives 100 free votes for attending in person.  The Nubian Prince and Princess Contest is for ages (15 to 20)  Young people ages 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult. 


The Nubian King Queen Prince Princess Awards and Business Convention" where the battle

royale will go down.  The 10 contestants with the most votes will have the opportunity the day of the event to have votes come in on the big screen at 1 vote per minute for 2 hours. Presently, you are able to get 1 vote per day (so if you have 20 people voting for you, they can only vote once a day = 20 votes per day)

All nominees must have a receipt from a purchase from one of our black busineses listed on this site to qualify no matter how many votes they receive.  The purchase must be made from one of the businesses on this site.   This stipulation is mandatory no matter whether the nominee is local or miles away. Purchase must be made by August 31, 2021. Go to 'Shop Black Business'  pages on this site.  The Nominee with the most votes wins. Ten nominees with the highest vote count will be selected to be the finalist. All ties amongst finalist will be broken with a coin toss. Our 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners will be selected from the 10 finalist at an on screen all day voting match during the event. And the final vote count will be at the event.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS and Vending spaces  (click)

EXTRA PERKS: All full priced tickets include 25 votes to the candidate of your choice

A female nominee between the ages of 17 - 29 will be selected via raffle to be sponsored as a delegate in the Miss Black America Pageant.

FREE TICKETS, FREE TICKETS ....All donors to our HSN donation drive during the month of April receive a FREE three day ticket to our event. After making your donation, email a copy of  your receipt to [email protected]

Tickets are $15 and $5 for each additional day. Additional day tickets can be purchased at the event with proof of your full price ticket.

All vendors from our Shoppers Paradise Black Expo will receive a complimentary one day table. Additional tables can be purchased at a discount rate text 484-524-3614 for info.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL for all VENDORS until August 1, 2021 all tables $60....get your table before they are sold out.  Only a limited amount of Early bird tables available

The Nubian Kings Queens Prince and Princess Awards & Business Convention

Where:  Temple Univ. Student Center  1755 N. 13th Street 2nd fl.

When:  September 10, 11, 12, 2021

Time:  12noon to 8pm each day

a vendor application must be filled out along with payment.  We can not honor any payment without an application or honor any application without payment