Why Exhibit at Summer Celebration?

Welcome to Indiana Black Expo, Inc.’s (IBE) 47th Annual Summer Celebration.  We proudly remain one of the nation’s largest African American cultural events.  With the world-class city of Indianapolis as its setting, Summer Celebration 2017 runs from July 6 through July 16. Our Exhibition Hall dates are July 14-16th.  We are in Halls G,H and I off the Capitol Street Entrance of the Indiana Convention Center. What does this mean for you? A more open floor plan for all exhibitors to have premium visibility!

Summer Celebration offers businesses and organizations numerous ways to connect with consumers.  With a goal in mind to educate and uplift our growing, diverse community, Summer Celebration highlights culture in many different areas.

Summer Celebration offers a chance for partners and visitors to experience premiere arts and entertainment, youth and family activities and programs, business networking, healthy living, education and more.

As a Summer Celebration exhibitor, you will not only experience the excitement of diverse cultures, but you will also experience positive brand awareness before more than 40,000 people for your organization as well.  As a contributor to IBE, your company helps the organization continue to deliver year-round youth and family programs and events to better serve our communities.


Exhibit Hall hours:
Friday 12 noon – 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 12 noon – 7:00 pm

The 2017 Exhibitor Application is now available!
Apply NOW!

Summer Celebration Food Vendor Application
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Food Truck & Merchandise Vendors
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If you have any questions about our 2017 Summer Celebration Exhibit Hall, please refer to our FAQ’s or email eventsdirector@indianablackexpo.com.