EVENT SCHEDULES


Monday | May 12 | 2014

YOUNG, BLACK & TALENTED  
SOCO — 6 pm to 9 pm

Tuesday | May 13 | 2014

BLACK EXPO POWER OF PRAISE
The Frog Lounge — 7 pm to  9 pm

Thursday | May 15 | 2014

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SUMMIT
The Brookland Banquet
& Conference Center
Noon to 1:30 pm

Friday | May 16 | 2014

BLACK EXPO CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Cobblestone Park Golf Club
10 am  to 4 pm

4TH ANNUAL TASTE OF BLACK COLUMBIA
7 pm  – 11 pm
Coble Plaza at Riverfront Park

Saturday | May 17 | 2014

17TH ANNUAL COLUMBIA BLACK EXPO

 

 

 

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EXPO DATES

 


 

 

Columbia Expo
May 15-17

 

 

Upstate Expo
July 31-August 2

 

Florida Expo

October 23-25

 

Charleston Expo
March 2015

 

 

 

 


 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

3RD ANNUAL UPSTATE BLACK EXPO: JUNE 13-15, 2013
GREENVILLE, SC 

 

DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - CLICK HERE!


 

Wednesday, June 12


 

Black Expo Power of Praise

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by the City of Anderson

 

Anderson Recreation Center

1107 N. Murray Ave. | Anderson, SC

 

 

Thursday, June 13


 

Black Expo Kick-Off Sponsor's Reception
By Invitation

 

 

Friday, June 14


 

 

 

Black Expo Business Opportunity Summit

Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield


"How to Succeed in Any Situation"

Max Siegle, CEO of NASCAR's Rev Racing & USA Track and Field

By Invitation


 

2nd Annual Taste of Black Upstate

7:00 - 10:00 pm

 

Celebrating Local Caterers, Chefs & Restaurants

Hosted by: Jack and Jill

Proceeds to benefit Urban League of the Upstate - Project Ready &

LD Barksdale Sicle Cell Foundation

 

New This Year: $500 prize for each category

The Best Savory, The Best Dessert & The Best Presentation


Cooking Demonstration by Chef Daniel Thomas

Chef to The Most Powerful Appetite

 

Indigo Hall

190 Ezell St. | Spartanburg, SC    

 

Purchase Tickets at: tobu.eventbrite.com

$37.50 pre-ordered & $47.50 at the door

 

Co-sponsored by Ciroc and Crown Royal Black

 

 

Saturday, June 15

 

Expo Booth

 

Black Expo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

3rd Annual Upstate Black Expo 

10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Presented by Thomas Media Group


TD Convention Center

1 Exposition Drive | Greenville, SC


10:00 am   

Seminars


5:15 pm    Greek Village Winners
10:30 am

Doors Open

     5:25 pm TGB
11:30 am

Phyllis Wheatley/Dwight Woods

Repertory Theatre

5:30 pm Yung Mieo
11:40 am

Teen Pure N Heart

5:45 pm J. Stavo (R&B Artist)
11:55 am Old School Gospel Duo 6:00 pm Fantasia (R&B Sensation)
12:00 pm

Gospel Best Showcase

Hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones

Featuring Alexis Spight

 

 

Celebrity Autograph Signings


Paul Carrick Brunson

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Booth #175


 

Dr. Bobby Jones & 

          Alexis Spight          

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Celebrity Booth


Fantasia

(R&B Sensation)   

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Booth # 173


Lance Gross

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Booth #173

Chef Daniel Thomas

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Booth # 164

 

 

Seminars


"Health Insurance 101"

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Presented by: SC Blue and BlueChoice HealthPlan Medicaid

 Room 101 A

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"Finding Money for College"

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Presented by: National Guard

Room 101 B

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"Black Business Series - Raising Capitol for your Business"

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by: United Way African American Leadership Group

Room 104 A

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"Witnessing to Save Lives, Educating African American Women about Breast and Cervical Cancer"

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Presented by: First Choice by Select Health and SC Witness Project

Room 101 B

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"The Health Care Law and You: What do I do, What do I need to know?"

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Presented by: SC Legislative Black Caucas

Room 101 A

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"Lose to Win in Love"

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by: Relax, it's OK 2b Single

Featuring Matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson from the Oprah Winfrey Network

Room 101 A

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Strength of Nature

Local Stage

EMCEE: Brittney Brackett

10:00 am Sanchez Gardner 1:00 pm Janice Stampley-Means
11:30 am Jelly 1:15 pm High School Challenge
11:30 am Kenya Crooks Experience      3:00 pm Chef Daniel Thomas Cooking Demo
11:45 am Glamour 3:30 pm Chef Daniel Thomas Cooking Demo
12:00 pm Dream Chasers 4:15 pm Anin Design Fashion Show
12:15 pm ARIE 5:15 pm Laquana
12:30 pm Brandin Jay 5:30 pm Soul Line Dancing of Greenville
12:45 pm 3D Fitness

 

 

 

Celebrity Appearances


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Fantasia

Grammy Winner


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Lance Gross

Actor


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Bobby Jones

Host of the Gospel Best Showcase
Gospel Legend

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Max Siegal

NASCAR

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Alexis Spight

BET's Sunday Best

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Daniel Thomas

Chef to the Most Powerful Appetite