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October 25 & 26, 2023

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street

Bostom, MA 02210

ABOUT THE MASS BLACK EXPO

The Mass Black Expo (MBE), hosted by the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA), is the Commonwealth's premier event for showcasing Black businesses, organizations, and allies committed to fostering an equitable community. 

Mass Black Expo 2024: Building Black Wealth in the Commonwealth, is a two day immersive experience that brings together hundreds of Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, and professionals with purchasing opportunities, capacity-building resources, and skill and career advancement options.

The Mass Black Expo is an opportunity for residents of the Commonwealth to convene and share ideas to realize a more productive, inclusive, and equitable economy.

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becma members only

BECMA Members receive special members-only perks when they attend the MBE.

Members Exhibitors can exhibit in one of four curated spaces: the Black Owned Pavilion, the Climate & Sustainability Experience, the Vendor Advisory Council Supplier  Connect forum, or the Career Connection Experience. Members of all types receive the following:

  • Free Professional headshot (Limited)

  • ( 1 ) Free meal ticket per day

  • ( 1 ) Free drink ticket per day

  • Reserved seating in the main stage

  • Dedicated registration line

  • Members-only swag

  • + more

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

General Admission

Get a 1-Day or 3-Day Weekend pass to participate in the Mass Black Expo! all General Admission attendees receive across to the Mass Black Expo. Join Us for the Speaker Summit and an afternoon exhibits and events!

VIP

Select the VIP add-on to elevate your ticket and  receive:

  • Unlimited access to the VIP Lounge

  • Exclusive VIP Lounge events

  • Reserved seating in the main stage

  • all-inclusive VIP Happy Hour

  • + more

Pricing:

Day Pass: $75

3-Day Weekend Pass: $150

Build Black Wealth Together

Are you looking for a professional development experience that helps your organization and your employees meet diversity, equity, and inclusions goals?

Send your team to the MBE!

Select this group ticket for group three-day weekend access to the MBE. This ticket includes:

  • 3-Day Weekend MBE access 

  • A Certificate of Participation

  • Reserved seating in the main stage

  • Personal and professional development on Building Black Wealth

Pricing:

3-Day Weekend Pass: $150

Black-Owned Pavilion

We invite all Black-owned businesses to register to exhibit in our Black-Owned Pavilion on both October 6 & 7. Exhibitors receive the following:

  • 3-Day Weekend access, including each day of the Speaker Summit

  • A dedicated exhibitor booth in the Black-Owned Pavilion on October 6 and 7

  • Access to Exhibitor Lounge for food and beverages

  • ( 1 ) 6 Ft. or High Top Table, ( 2 ) Chairs, 8x8 Footprint & Signage

  • + more

Pricing:

Member 3-Day Weekend Pass: $250

Non-Member 3-Day Weekend Pass: $500

Get involved as a volunteer!

Help us make MBE 2023 the best one yet! Volunteers provide on-site support and receive:

  • 3-Day Weekend MBE access 

  • Unlimited access to the Staff Volunteer Lounge

  • Free food and beverages

  • Shift selection options

  • + more

Pricing:

3-Day Weekend Pass: Free with Daily Volunteer Scheduling

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EXPERIENCES

october 6 - 8, 2023

DAY 1

MASS BLACK SPEAKER SUMMIT

  • 8:30 AM Coffee & Connections

  • 9:30 AM Opening Ceremony

  • 10:00 AM Speaker Summit Sessions

  • 11:00 AM Speaker Summit Sessions

  • 12:00 PM Keynote Address: Andre Perry

THE EXPO

  • 1:00 PM Black-Owned Pavilion powered by Amazon

  • 1:00 PM Climate & Sustainability Experience

  • 1:00 PM EV Kickstarter Test Drive

  • 2:00 PM Vendor Advisory Council Supplier Connect Forum

  • + more

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • 10:00 AM President's Reception (Invite Only)

  • 1:00 PM EV Kickstarter Luncheon (Invite Only)

  • 5:00 PM Happy Hour

  • + More

DAY 2

MASS BLACK SPEAKER SUMMIT

  • 8:30 AM Coffee & Connections

  • 9:30 AM Summit Kick-Off & Conversation

  • 11:00 AM Speaker Summit Sessions

  • 12:00 PM Speaker Summit Sessions

  • 1:00 PM Keynote Address: Earn Your Leisure

THE EXPO

  • 2:00 PM Black-Owned Pavilion powered by Amazon

  • 2:00 PM Climate & Sustainability Experience

  • 2:00 PM Mass Black Wellness Session

  • 2:00 PM EV Kickstarter Test Drive

  • 2:00 PM Career Connect Forum

  • + More

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • 5:00 PM Happy Hour

  • + More

DAY 3

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • 12:00 PM Seaport x Black Owned Bos. MBE Fall Fest Seaport CommonBoston, MA

  • 12:00 PM Celebration of BlackJoy Grace By Nia Boston, MA

  • 12:00 PM MBE Fall Family Day Springfield Ballers Boys & Girls ClubSpringfield, MA

Thank you to our sponsors

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