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 around our theme, "The Renaissance". Below is a list of frequently asked questions about the Expo:

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to exhibit at the event?

Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, there is no cost to exhbit at the event.

When should I submit my application to become an exhibitor?

Exhibitors should submit Applications by November 1, 2021.

Do I need to register for the event as an exhibitor?

Yes, all attendees should register for the event even exhibitors, you can register under "General Admission" at our registration link https://hopin.com/events/mass-black-expo-the-renaissance/registration

What platform will the expo be held on?

The expo will take place on our Hopin Platform, Exhibitors will be need to set up virtual booths on the platform for the weekend of, our MBE Manager, Ashley Patterson will send out further details once it is confirmed that you are an exhibitor .

Is this year's expo a virtual event?

Due to Covid19 restrictions, this years event will be held solely online.

When is the expo?

This year’s Expo will be ONLINE, following Covid-19 Restrictions, taking place November 19 – 21, 2021.

What information do I need to include in my virtual booth?

1. Business Name 2. Business Logo 3. Desription of Business 4. Videos (optional) 5. Social Media Handles & Website 6. Discount/Promo codes for guests 7. Additional Information about Business

What are the benefits of exhibiting at the expo?

The 2021 Mass Black Expo virtual exhibit hall is your opportunity to showcase your business/organization and directly engage with Expo Attendees – during the event day and well beyond. 1. Building awareness for your company brand and corporate culture 2. Highlighting products and promoting sales via your company’s website 3. Driving talent acquisition goals and engagement opportunities 4. And so much more!

Will technical assistance be provided?

Training session on setting up your booth will be provided along with all the necessary technical specification for graphic and video elements.

Will there be a run of show?

All exhibitors will be expected to participate in a technology check with our team to ensure that there are no issues prior to the event.

Other things to expect

Here are a few things you can expect as an exhibitor at this year’s MBE: The Expo hall, as well as the breakout sessions, will be open to all attendees during MBE weekend. The Expo hall will be open on Expo day from 10:00 am-4:00 pm EST. We recommend that you specify the period of time you will have a booth representative(s) available virtually in your booth to chat with attendees during this time. We anticipate the busiest times to be 12pm - 3pm. We will be announcing other available opportunities to connect with attendees before and after the Expo.