Indiana Black Expo and Diversity

Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration schedule

June 29, 2013

Indiana Black Expo kicks off its 43rd annual Summer Celebration on July 11 with a full schedule of events. Some of these events may require reservations, invitation or Indiana Convention Center admission fees.

Most events are free; however, certain events require registration or RSVP to 317-925-2702. Or accommodations can be made online (go to the event on the Indiana Black Expo calendar to register).

More information on these events and the organization is at www.indianablackexpo.com.


Thursday, July 11

Ecumenical Service

7 p.m.

Light of the World Christian Church, 4646 North Michigan Road

Saturday, July 13

Film Festival

2:10 p.m.: “The Lower 9”

2:40 p.m.: “Colored My Mine”

3:05 p.m.: “Missing Pieces”

3:15 p.m.: “Still Standing”

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Tobias Theater, 4000 N. Michigan Road

Sunday, July 14

Film Festival

1:20 p.m.: “Barbasol”

3:10 p.m.: “Dave”

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Tobias Theater, 4000 N. Michigan Road

Monday, July 15

Black Business Conference—Mayor’s Breakfast

8:30-10:15 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Protect your Investment: Legal Issues for Business Owners (Part I)

10:30 a.m.-noon

Indiana Convention Center, Room 106

Doing Business with the City of Indianapolis—Professional Services Focus

10:30 a.m.-noon

Indiana Convention Center, Room 107

Protect Your Investment: Legal Issues for Business Owners (Part II)

12:30-2 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 106

Business Ownership Initiative—The One-Page Business Plan

12:30-2 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 104

Banking ... One of the Keys to Your Success

2:30-4 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 105

Innovation Through Diversity

2:30-4 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 108

Business Conference—Opening/Networking Reception

5:30–8 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Serpentine Lobby

Tuesday, July 16

Youth Entrepreneur Seminar: The Making of a Mogul—Day 1

8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, rooms 109, 110

Business Conference Plenary—“Social Media: The New Business Normal”

8:30-10 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

SEI, State Agency & Company Exhibition Day

Meet state procurement agencies, corporate purchasing representatives and other services organizations.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Reception Room 20/30 Booth

State of Indiana MWBE Certification Clinic

10:15-11:30 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 116

Indiana Contract Compliance Pay Audit System Training

How to navigate the state pay audit system.

10:15-11:30 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 117

State of Indiana—“I’m Certified; Now What?”

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 116

Cyber Security 101—Understanding the Risks, Preparing for Attacks and Recovering from Intrusion

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 117

Doing Business with Indiana Public Colleges and Universities

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 111, 112

Governor’s Awards Reception.

2:30-4:30 p.m.

Invitation only

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Contracting Opportunities with U.S. Housing and Urban Development

Session 1: Implementation of HUD 3 Initiatives

Session 2: Cleaning up HUD repo properties

3:30-6 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 111, 112

Media Reception: Honoring Minorities in the Media

6:30–8:30 p.m.

Invitation only

Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 101, 102

Wednesday, July 17

Business Conference

City of Indianapolis Construction Roundtable

9:30 a.m.-noon

Indiana Convention Center, Room 106

Accessing Citizens Energy Group Invitation-Only Business Opportunities

12:30-2:30 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Room 107

Youth Entrepreneur Seminar: The Making of a Mogul—Day 2

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 109, 110

Parent Engagement Summit—Redefining 21st Century Learning

6-9 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center

Thursday, July 18

Education Conference

Resources, best practices and professional development training in cultural competency for teachers, administrators and others concerned with education.

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

$50; free to parents attending education conference parenting workshops

Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore ballrooms 1-3

Session I

10 a.m.

• Project-Based Learning is 21st Century Learning—Experience Why

• Overrepresentation of Vulnerable Populations in Special Education: Impact and Strategies

• Leading Troubled Boys of Color Effectively

• Guidelines for Real Parent Engagement

• Equity Pedagogy + Multicultural Competency = Multicultural Teacher Efficacy

• Straight Talk about School Reform From a School-University Partnership

• Preparing Globally Competent Citizens—What? So What? Now What?

Session II (Concurrent)

1:45 p.m.

• Project-Based Learning is 21st Century Learning—Experience Why

• Overrepresentation of Vulnerable Populations in Special Education: Impact and Strategies

• Leading Troubled Boys of Color Effectively

• An Idea Model For High School Re-engagement

• Guidelines for Real Parent Engagement

• Multicultural Teacher Efficacy: Best Practices and Results-Oriented Teacher Programs

• Straight Talk about School Reform From a School-University Partnership

• Preparing Globally Competent Citizens—What? So What? Now What?

Employment Opportunity Fair

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

noon-5 p.m.

business attire

Opportunity Fair Workshops—It’s Your Life!

Indiana Convention Center, Room 105

9-11 a.m.

• How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

• Getting Back Into the Work Force and Marketing Your Skills

• Building Your Resume and What Employers Look For

• How to prepare for an Interview

business attire

Employment Opportunity Fair Employer Networking Session—“Employ Indy/Business Solutions”

Indiana Convention Center, Room 106

9-11 a.m.

business attire

Cultural Arts Pavilion Opening Reception

4–6 p.m.

Invitation only

Indiana Convention Center, Wabash Corridor

INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair Opening Reception

3-4 p.m. opening reception

Invitation only

Indiana Convention Center

INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair Seniors Night

4–8 p.m.

Free for seniors

Indiana Convention Center, Hall D

Jeans and Jewels Party

7-11 p.m.

$10 (includes six-month subscription to the Indianapolis Recorder)

Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W. Washington St.

Locomotion: Filmmaker’s Forum

7-9 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center Wabash, West Corridor

Friday, July 19

Consumer exhibits

noon–8:00 p.m.

Youth Leadership Summit—Day 1

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

$15 (Friday only; 10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Full weekend $200 (Pre-registration and chaperone required: register here)

Hyatt Regency Downtown, Cosmopolitan Ballroom

Pacers Sports & Entertainment Corporate Luncheon

11 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Halls J, K

$60, table $600

Children’s Day Health & Fitness

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall B

Family Fun Zone: Keeping It Moving

noon-8 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall B

Tech Street

noon-8 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Cultural Arts Pavilion

noon–8 p.m.

Cost included in Exhibition Hall admission

28th Annual INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair

noon–8 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall D

Business Conference—Elected and Appointed Officials Reception

2–3 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 101, 102

Music Heritage Festival I (Outdoor Concert)

6 p.m.

free/VIP wristband $40

American Legion Mall, 700 N. Pennsylvania St.

Saturday, July 20

Consumer exhibits

10 a.m.-9 p.m.

United Way of Central Indiana Diversity Volunteer Recognition Breakfast

Invitation only

9-11 a.m.

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Youth Leadership Summit--Day 2

9–10 p.m.

Full weekend $200 (pre-registration and chaperone required)

Hyatt Regency Downtown, Cosmopolitan Ballroom

Family Fun Zone: Keeping It Moving

Exhibit Hall hours

Indiana Convention Center, Hall G

Tech Street

Gaming stations with gaming tournaments

Exhibit Hall hours

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Motorcycle Ride and Park on Georgia Street

11 a.m.

$20

Cultural Arts Pavilion

10 a.m.-9 p.m.

28th Annual INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair

Exhibit Hall hours

Indiana Convention Center, Hall D

Amateur Boxing

2 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall G

Real Talk Teen Forum

2:15-4:30 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Slam Dunk Contest

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Amp Harris & Reggie Wayne Saving Our Youth Celebrity Basketball Game

6:15 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

IBE Music Heritage Festival II (Indoor Concert)

8 p.m.

$30, $40, $60

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St.

All White Affair “The Official After Party”

8 p.m.-2 a.m.

$25

Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom

Sunday, July 21

Consumer exhibits

noon-6 p.m.

Praise, Worship and Gospel Service

10 a.m.–noon

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Youth Leadership Summit--Day 3

9–11 a.m.

Full weekend $200 (Pre-registration and chaperone required)

Hyatt Regency Downtown, Cosmopolitan Ballroom

Family Fun Zone: Keeping It Moving—Sports & Fitness

noon-6 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center

Fashion Show

3 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Tech Street

Gaming stations with tournament

noon–6 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall A

Cultural Arts Pavilion

noon–6 p.m.

28th Annual INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair

noon–6 p.m.

Indiana Convention Center, Hall D

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