EMF 2010 Sponsor Photo Gallery

Chef G. Garvin

Chef G. Garvin gave sizzling hot cooking demonstrations at the Coca-Cola Live Positively Booth, showing festival-goers how to make delicious yet healthy meals.


Chilli interviews U.S. Army officers at the Coca-Cola Music and Dance Booth.

Coca-Cola Press Conference

Presenting Sponsor Coca-Cola press conference moment. (L-R Michelle Ebanks, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Coca-Cola Bear, Ingrid Saunders Jones, Senior Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company, Angela Burt-Murray)

Tea Anyone?

Tea anyone? The Coca-Cola Gold Peak Tea team was on hand to refresh consumers daily with the true taste of tea.

DJ Bam-N

Fans stayed cool from the NOLA heat all weekend long with a daily DJ battle and plenty of Rocky Mountain Frost brewed Coors Light. DJ BAM-N pictured above.

Doug E. Fresh

“La Di Da Di” echoed throughout the Coors Light booth as consumers partied with hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

Roland Martin

CNN Contributor, Radio Host and Author Roland Martin autographed his newest book The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House.


Festival-goers embraced a familiar furry face when The Cartoon Network brought Scooby-Doo to this year’s festival.


Cast members from the the HBO hit shows “Treme” and “True Blood” appeared on the ESSENCE Experience Stage (L-R Khandi Alexander, Alfre Woodard, Rutina Wesley).

Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald (center) embraces ESSENCE editor-in-chief Angela Burt Murray (left) and President Michelle Ebanks (right) as McDonalds celebrates 7 years at the festival. (L-R: Rob Jackson AACM Marketing Director, McDonalds Neil Golden Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and Marty Gillis, McDonald’s AACM Subcommittee Chairman)

McDonald’s McCafe

McDonald’s McCafe staff had consumers lovin’ it as they served up their new fruit smoothies all weekend long.

Tide Loads of Hope

TIDE spreads the word of their Loads of Hope campaign assisting families in need by laundering their clothes for free.

Aleesha Renee

Celebrity host Aleesha Renee encouraged attendees to “come clean” with their EMF weekend style secrets at the TIDE booth.

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My Black Is Beautiful

Her Black is Beautiful! A proud festival-goer represents her excitement for the My Black is Beautiful campaign.

U.S. Army Jazz Band

The U.S. Army Jazz band entertained the crowd performing classic hits and the latest R&B grooves.

U.S. Army Flight Simulator

The U.S. Army takes consumers to new heights with their Apache flight simulator.

General William E. “Kip” Ward

General William E. “Kip” Ward, Commander of the United States Africa Command (far right) along with fellow officers present college scholarships to deserving graduates.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson enjoys the thousands that came out to greet her at the Walmart booth.

Shaun Robinson & Trey Songz

Access Hollywood Reporter & Walmart weekend host Shaun Robinson interviews R&B Crooner Trey Songz hours before he hit the stage at The Superdome.

Ford Brand Ambassador

Ford’s brand ambassadors were on hand to highlight the features of some of their hottest 2011 models including the Taurus featured here.

2011 Ford Fiesta

Group shot in front of the Fiesta.

2011 Lincoln MKZ

This festival-goer strikes a pose as she gets ready to test drive the brand new luxurious 2011 Lincoln MKZ.

Sam Fine

Fans lined up at the My Black is Beautiful booth to get an autographed copy of the DVD, Fine: The Basics of Beauty featuring celebrity make-up artist Sam Fine.

All-Star Gospel Tribute

AARP, sponsor of the All Star Gospel Tribute, also hosted a little church in their booth with the Zion Harmonizers Gospel Choir.

Pantene Glam Squad

Pantene brought its glam squad and gave attendees new do’s right on the spot.

Boris Kodjoe Fans

Fans gush over their autographed photos of leading man Boris Kodjoe who stars in The Confidant, premiering in October 2010 on TV One.