What to Expect



We are excited to have you join us at this year’s Mass. Black Expo. Due to COVID-19, we are delivering a high quality, interactive, virtual-only experience centered on our theme, "Reimagining Black Wall Street."


Below is a list of frequently asked questions about the Expo:

When is the Expo?

This year’s Expo will be held virtually between Friday, November 13th and Sunday, November 15th.

When does registration open?

Registration for attendees and exhibitors is now open! You can register at mbe2020.eventbrite.com.

How much does it cost to attend the event?

Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, there is no cost to attend to the event. However, options for a VIP pass to multiple events taking place over the course of the weekend will be made available closer to the date of the event.

What does my ticket include?

As an attendee, you can look forward to:

  • Access to the special keynote presentations
  • Access to a variety of workshop sessions on issues related to creating sustainable businesses, creating community wealth, entrepreneurial achievement, career advancement, access to capital, etc.
  • Access to our virtual Exhibit Hall
  • A full weekend of virtual programming
  • And MUCH MORE!

Do I have to choose the breakout sessions in advance?

No, you do not. The agenda will be posted on our website in advance to help you decide which sessions you want to attend. You are welcome to attend any workshop on the day of the event!

Can I share my access with others?

A ticket enables the person who registered to attend the event. For the best possible experience, the event is ideally viewed from a computer or desktop device.

Who are the keynote speakers?

We are actively working to confirm a list of some of the brightest and most engaging people to share their experiences and wisdom with you. From world-renowned visionaries to local community and business leaders, look forwrad to a lineup of individuals who are ready to inspire, stimulate, and share information that will give you the tools you need to survive and thrive beyond the pandemic.

If my plans change, can I get a refund?

We will be unable to offer any refunds for ticket purchases.

What if I want my business or company to become a sponsor?

If a business you run or a company you work for are interested in supporting the expo, please reach out to us at connect@massblackexpo.com for access to the sponsorship kit and the opportunity to be connected to a team member

How do I become an Exhibitor this year?

If you would like to become an exhibitor, visit our " What to Expect - Exhibitors" page, or reach out to the MBE Manager, Greg Jones at gjones@becma.org.

Who produces the Mass. Black Expo?

The MBE is made possible by The Black Economic Council of Massachusetts – a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. BECMA serves as the chief advocacy group for Black businesses across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To learn more, visit www.becma.org.