Here’s How You Can Get Your Business Or Brand In The Mix As A Vendor At ESSENCE Festival 2017

Looking to have your business or product line front and center for the largest cultural gathering in the world and gain exclusive access to over 100,000 daily attendees? You’re in luck! Vendor & exhibitor applications for the 2017 ESSENCE Festival are now being accepted.

Taking place June 29 – July 2 in New Orleans, Louisiana, ESSENCE Festival® Presented By Coca-Cola® provides prospective exhibitors with a uniquely curated platform like no other. Bring your brand face to face with ESSENCE’s 21.2 million touch points via inclusive print, digital and social media marketing campaigns, plus enhanced premium packages available with stage appearances, concert tickets and richer advertising in ESSENCE magazine. 

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Vendors and exhibitors will also have the opportunity to join the ESSENCE digital marketplace to vend products throughout the year, as well as to join the Money & Power Entrepreneur and Business Conference for business networking opportunities (separate registration is required for both.)

Recognized as one of the country’s largest live events, last year’s ESSENCE Festival® Presented By Coca-Cola® attracted more than 450,000 attendees to New Orleans over Fourth of July weekend for the annual 4-day extravaganza. A collective cultural experience featuring entertainment, food, empowerment sessions, celebrity meet and greets and so much more during the day, with the world’s best performers lighting up the iconic Superdome each night, this is one festival you won’t want to miss.

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ESSENCE Festival 2017 ticket packages are on sale now! For more info about tickets, accommodations and the latest news, visit our Festival page here.