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About the 2023 BIPOC Business Expo

                      Event Summary

The 2nd annual BIPOC Business Expo will be held on Saturday June, 10, 2023.  This year’s expo; under the theme  “Changing the Mindset for Prosperity” will feature  entrepreneurs of color exhibiting their product and/or service, The BIPOC  Business Resource exhibit hall, BIPOC restaurants and food vendors, the first BIPOC appetizer taste off competition, entertainment from local BIPOC artist and a workshop on personal financial accountability powered  by the “BIPOC Business Clinic”. A private meet and greet networking event will be held on Friday June 9, 2023 for all vendors, partners and stakeholders.  The BIPOC Business Expo was created to bridge the disparities gap that BIPOC businesses face while bringing awareness to products and services these businesses offer. 

Activities happening during the day of the Expo are:

  • A trade fair showcasing over 70 BIPOC businesses exhibiting their products and services.
  • The BIPOC  Business Resource exhibit hall.  The resource exhibit hall will feature organizations and individuals that offer resources to BIPOC businesses. These resources include business planning, marketing, finance, access to capital, legal and so much more!!!
  • BIPOC food vendors 
  • The first BIPOC appetizer taste off competition. Food and restaurants vendors will get a chance to compete in an appetizer taste off to have a chance at winning a cash prize.  1st place= $1,500, 2nd place =$1,000 and 3rd place =$500.
  • Entertainment from local BIPOC artists.
  • Workshop on personal financial accountability powered  by the “BIPOC Business Clinic”. 
  • A private meet and greet networking event will be held on Friday June 9, 2023 for all vendors, partners and stakeholders.

The 2023 expo will be held at East Side Neighborhood Center

 Location:  1700 Second Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55413
 Time:         12pm to 6pm 

 Learn more about the 2022 expo here: Read more 

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