Action Driving Black Excellence
Black Expo is back! This is a memorable and enriching community experience, focusing on entrepreneurship, education, health, youth, and the economic and cultural empowerment of the Black community. This years’ theme will focus on Action Driving Black Excellence.
Join this entertainment-packed, two-day event which has served thousands of residents and hundreds of small businesses throughout Connecticut and New England.
The 2022 Connecticut Black Expo responds to this need by empowering and motivating the Black people to take action.
The 2022 Connecticut Black Expo will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, and Sunday, October 30, 2022, at the Floyd Little Athletic Center, 480 Sherman Parkway, New Haven.
The weekend will include:
• Exhilarating musical performances
• Distinguished federal, state, and local officials
• Impactful Keynote speakers
• Renowned exhibitors
• Riveting panel discussions
• Connecticut-based health and community organizations
CONNECTICUT BLACK EXPO MISSION
The Connecticut Black Expo creates a gathering of the Black community and our allies to empower, enrich, educate, inspire, build, and act through an exhibition of commerce, wellness, political advocacy, and entertainment while focusing on the resiliency of our community.
through consistent, relevant information and action.
on the realities of the inequities plaguing the Black community and showcase solution-driven leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists actively combating these inequities.
using spoken and visual arts and entertainment to create an atmosphere of aspiration and affirmation.
with relevant and impactful panels, workshops, and forums.
and promote an ongoing ecosystem of Black businesses, networks, and political empowerment.
on shared information by developing an engaging annual political agenda that inspires empowered mobilization that affects change for the betterment of all communities.
President/Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Black Expo Committee Members
Attorney Jermaine Brookshire
Jennifer Quaye Hudson
Paul Bryant Hudson
Stacey Graham Hunt
Candyce Marsh John