RBC Black Diamond Ball Virtual Marketplace

Join us in celebrating Community owned business' through Black History Month.

ArtXperiential Projects has teamed up with RBC Royal Bank and PitchBlac Marketplace to create the RBC Black Diamond Ball Virtual Marketplace.

Please help support local, community businesses by heading over to PitchBlac.com to see over 100 businesses that need your support.

Valerie Augustine is the Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Lite It Up Corp. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Lite It Up Candles Body and Spa, was established in 2004 after her hobby turned into a business from the demand to make candles as gifts for her family and friends on a regular basis.
Lite It Up manufactures deliciously smelling, triple-scented candles of all sizes, custom gel candles, luxurious whipped body butters, hand-crafted artisan natural soaps, hand-dipped incense, soothing shea & olive body oils, moisturizing lip butters, exfoliating body scrubs and more.
In 2017, Lite It Up expanded its product line to include a Men’s Grooming Collection which includes premium all-natural Beard Oils, Beard Balms. Beard Wash, Beard Conditioner, Face Cream and Face Scrubs.
2020 has been a busy year for Lite It Up despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. "BARE" Lite It Up's natural deodorant line was developed, a D.I.Y Nail Care Kit and Lite It Up Aromatherapy was also established. Additionally, Indulge Me! Self-Care Wellness Box, a seasonal Subscription Box Service will be launched in July 2020 in partnership with products and services from various brands delivered directly to subscribers’ homes.


In fashion, perceptions can be shaped by our exterior. CE Clothier is a luxury men’s wear label whose custom made garments tells the story of the man that’s wearing them.

It was Founded in 2014 by Fashion Consultant and Creative Director Chinedu Ezemenari who has experience working with a broad spectrum of clientele from novice suite wearers to A-List celebrities and suit aficionados. One thing you can be sure of when you wear a luxury men’s label like CE Clothier is that there is value in shaping the way others view you!

Art inspires life, at sMcK Fashions every piece in their collection is trendy, fashionable, and suits your style. Each piece is made to transform your wardrobe with unique accessories that you will not find anywhere else.

sMcK Fashions is family owned and operated in the Greater Toronto Area and is known to offer amazing services with a personalized touch that you will come to expect and enjoy!

Loving these pieces? Find out all about SMK Fashions 

Community Business Profile: Ebby Rane

Planning your next post pandemic trip? Meet your absolute must-have!. Ebby Rane is a luxury carry-on brand Inspired by the way we travel. This brand has redefined carry on luggage by creating a compact suitcase that combines elegance, and purpose, a happy union of style and function that every busy woman needs in her life!

Ebby Rane was created in 2014 by Sonja M. Salmon, a busy senior executive who frequently travelled for work. After her frustrating experiences with the carry-on-options available for women, she decided to come up with a solution to this problem. In 2017 Sonja brought on Aynsley Wintrip Harris as President because of their shared experience working with luxury brands like the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Together these women have created the perfect travel companion for women by women.

RBC Black Diamond Ball Virtual Marketplace Application Form

For more information on how your community business can be featured on PitchBlac.com or to get more information on business services from RBC Royal Bank please fill out the following form.