17TH ANNUAL CENTRAL ILLINOIS BLACK EXPO
- When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 11:00am
- Type: Special Event
The Central Illinois Black Expo is a multicultural family event with fun activities for the entire family. The Expo will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 11:00am – 7:00 PM in Exhibit Halls B and C. The Worldfest and Youth Doing the Right Thing also will be held in the Exhibit Hall next door to the Expo.
This year’s Expo will feature our popular Back to School Hair Cut-A-Thon with FREE haircuts for the kids; exhibitors from around the state; various food items; a Teen Summit Breakfast (for ages 13 – 18 only) from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM in Conference Rooms 220-222; a “Future CEO and Business Owners” area with children ages 6 – 16 selling various products; a Health and Wellness Fair with free screenings, a Women’s Mini Spa area in Room 135, and a Feng Shui Workshop in Room 136; our version of the popular game Show, “The Price Is Right” with prizes; an expanded Kids area with Outer Space, Under the Sea, and Candy Land (for ages 6 and under) all with games, crafts, and prizes; a Safety Fair; a Xbox Tournament; a 3 Point Shoot Out; Informative Business Workshops; Our Version of the Gong Show with cash prizes of $1,000; Inflatables, Face Painters, and much much more.
This year’s College Fair will include guest speaker Kristina Ellis author of “Confessions of a Scholarship Winner: The Secret That Helped Me Win $500,000 in Free Money for College. How You Can Too!” Ms. Ellis will speak at the Expo’s Teen Summit (for ages 13 – 18) 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and several times during the Expo with book signings as well as to talk to parents and students about how they too can access free money for College. The Expo is free! Tickets for the teen summit are free but space is limited. Call 309-672-1374 for tickets!