Our Mission/Our Purpose


The Mission of BESLA is to advance the excellence of professionals in the entertainment, sports and related industries.
BESLA empowers by providing access to key industry influencers and innovators through premiere programming and opportunities.

2020 Event Calendar

Save-the-Date for These Upcoming BESLA Regional Events:

Dates are subject to change without notice.

BESLA Mental Health Webinar
Thursday, May 29, 2020
BESLA 2nd YLD Virtual Happy Hour
Thursday, May 28, 2020
BESLA Legal-Ease Webinar
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
BESLA YLD Virtual Happy Hour
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Los Angeles Summit
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Chicago Regional Event
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Martha’s Vineyard Reception
Monday, August 17, 2020
D.C. Regional Event BESLA@TheCBC
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In the News & Updates

BESLA 35th Anniversary

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard honored with the 2018 Corporate Counsel of the Year Award by the Muslim Bar Association of New York

August 17, 2018

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Annual​ Conference Highlights

We Appreciate Our Sponsors

Thank you for supporting BESLA’s programming and student scholarship efforts!

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