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Florida Black Expo

The purpose of the Black Expo is to promote economic development through increased exposure for minority-owned businesses. African-American owned businesses have the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the public and procurement. It is also an opportunity for major corporations and government entities to develop viable working relationships with minority-owned businesses while marketing their products and services to the growing consumer market. The Expo is also a forum to educate, enlighten and inspire the entire community and the African-American community in particular. Aside from economic development, exposure to cultural resources is a part of the focus for this event.


The Florida Black Expo is a three-day event held in Jacksonville, Florida (Seventeen years) attracting over 300 exhibitors and 17,000 visitors. This concept was taken from Black Expo USA which was a national event that traveled the country and no longer exists. “Black Expos” are successfully held in cities such as Chicago, New York and Indianapolis. Black Expo is the largest event of its kind directly targeting the African-American community.


This event is family-oriented and exposes the community to business opportunities and cultural resources. Business owners have the opportunity to secure exhibitor booths to showcase their products and services.

  • Seminars/Workshops

  • Vendors

  • National Guest Speakers

  • Live Entertainment

  • National Recording Artists

  • Youth Activities

  • Health & Wellness 

  • Food Vendors

  • Celebrity Signings 

What is the Main Event All About?

What's Happen at The Main Event

Workshops on Finance, Health, Jobs

Live Entertainment

Food from Local Chefs & Businesses

Food from Local Chefs & Businesses

Youth Activities

Over 500 Jobs Openings

Greek Village (Fraternities & Sororities)

Political Corner

Beauty Row

Marketplace with Local Vendors

Interactive Fun For The Entire Family

Giveaways, Prizes, & Surprises!

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