HBCU college football events and the week leading up to these games are a tradition in the African-American community.
These games are an economic windfall for the communities that host these events.
After years of steady decline followed by a bumpy recovery, 2012 was a welcome relief.
Meetings and conventions are the lifeblood for many in the African-American community.
Even during tough economic times we found a way to affirm or reaffirm our faith in the “All Mighty” or enjoy the networking opportunities and career building of attending professional conferences.
The growing confidence in our economy and rise in employment, while uneven certainly appears to be providing the impetus for many to hit the road once again.
The Essence Music Festival held in New Orleans and the Indiana Black Expo both drew upwards of 90,000 people.Another trend that appears to be growing in significance is the choice of city.While New Orleans, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Los Angeles and St.What a year for African-American meetings and conventions.Attendance is up across the board and all signs point to an even better 2013.