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Memphis Black Expo 2015
Celebrate, Empower, Cultivate!

Film Night & Panel Discussion (Thursday, April 9)

Thursday April 9, 2015
Studio on the Square
584 S Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
No Cost For Admission

Opening Night Reception (Friday, April 10)

"Welcome to Memphis" Opening Night Reception
Red Carpet Event, 2015 Event Poster Unveiling
Friday April 10, 2015
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
926 E. McLemore Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
VIP Tickets $40.00
General Admission $25.00
2015 Honoring: TBD

Memphis Black Expo Main Event (Saturday, April 11)

“Memphis Black Expo” Main Event
Black Empowerment Conference

Agricenter International
7777 Walnut Grove
Memphis, TN 38109
ADULTS: $12 in advance, $20 at door
CHILDREN 6-12: $5.00 at the door (no advance children’s tickets)
5 & under free

Memphis Black Expo Features

  • "Spirit, Soul & Body" Gospel Festival
  • Memphis Black Expo Kids’ Natural Beauty Pageant
  • "Battle on the Bluff" Step & Dance Competition
  • Luxury Car Show
  • Kids Zone
  • Hot Wing Festival
  • “KidVention” Competition
  • African American Inventions Mobile Museum
  • Dr. H H Johnson’s “Hotel to the Stars” Museum
  • “From Slavery to Hip Hop” Mobile Museum
  • Slavehaven’s Henry “Box’ Brown “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” Assimilation
  • Live "Black Inventors & Entertainers" Storyline
  • Reproduction of Greenwood Oklahoma, Black Wall Street
  • Celebrity Lounge
  • Awards: “Making Memphis History” Award, “Young, Black & Gifted Innovators” Award
  • Social Media Lounge
  • Starbucks Cafe'
  • Mobile Health Clinic
  • Vegan, Soul Food and BBQ Cooking Demos
  • Panel Discussions
  • Workshops on Family, Health, Life & Entrepreneurship
  • Greeks Stroll Off
  • Various Vendors representing local, regional & national companies and organizations
  • Guest Speakers
  • Celebrity Appearances
  • Networking
  • Great Shopping & More!

2015 Expo Pavilions

  • Soul Food: Enjoy Free Delicious Soul Food
  • Going Green: Get Tips On How Your Family Can “Go Green.”
  • Health & Wellness: Health is Wealth! Great Tips For A Healthier You
  • Arts & Entertainment: Learn How A Great Arts Program Can Positively Impact Your Life
  • Technology: Discover The Latest Trends In Technology
  • Homebuyers: Preparing To Buy Your First Home? Get Information That Can Help You With The Process.
  • Cosmetics: Tips & Live Demonstrations For Achieving Trending Looks in Hair and Makeup

Exhibitors (click here to register online to be a vendor)

Official MBX Afterparty (Saturday, April 11)

Official After Party
Saturday April 11, 2015
409 Building
409 S. Main
Memphis, TN
General Admission: $20-$40
VIP: $300

Fashion Show (Sunday April 12)

“Eccentric” Art of Fashion: Visual Art & Fashion Show
Sunday April 12, 2015
Minglewood Hall
1555 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
4:00p-5:00p "Eccentric Lux Lounge" VIP Reception & Silent Auction
5:30p-7:30p “Eccentric” Art & Fashion Show
$25 General Admission
$40 "Eccentric Lux Lounge" VIP Reception

Closing Brunch (Sunday, April 12)

Closing Brunch
***For Memphis Black Expo 2015 Sponsors & Vendors Only
Monday April 13, 2015
National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103



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