African American Family History Symposium
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm


African American Family History Symposium

  • Key Note Speaker: John Baker Jr. – Wessyngton Plantation and Artifacts
  • Featured Guest Speaker: Deborah Abbott, PhD – Manuscript Collections, Cenus and Vital Records and Underground Railroad
  • Featured Guest Speaker: Ari Wilkins – Black & White Antebellum Plantation Records, and Freedmen’s Bureau Records
  • Classe Topics: Genetics and DNA, Maps and Family History, Migration Patterns, Comparing the Giant Genealogy Websites, Genelogy 101 with Computers, Case Study Black and White, Hidden in Plain View, R.J. Robinson
  • Free Lunch

Date and Time

Sat, March 10, 2018

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

25000 Westwood Road

Westlake, OH 44145

FOCO Advocacy-Columbus
Apr 10 all-day


FOCO Advocacy day is confirm for Tuesday April 10th at the Columbus Athenaeum (the same location as last year’s event).

For more information and RSVP visit:

Jaime Miracle

Deputy Director

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio

61 Jefferson Ave

Columbus OH 43215

614-221-2594 (office)

614-284-6911 (mobile)

Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

Sponsored by The Ohio Department of Transportation, 1980 West Broad Street, Columbus Ohio 43223

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Wednesday, April 11, 2018

HYATT REGENCY, COLUMBUS: 350 North High Street | Columbus, Ohio 4321

Certified DBEs may be eligible for Registration Fee & Lodging Cost Reimbursement
through SDBE Supportive Services. Must be Ohio based firm and subject to approval.
Click here for more DBE Supportive Services Reimbursement information 

Registration fee is $150

Requests for refunds must be received in writing to by March 24th, minus a $25 administrative fee. No refunds after March 24.

Who Should Attend

  • Large and small businesses in the heavy highway industry – contractors, consultants and suppliers
  • Local and county transportation officials
  • Transit agency personnel

Reasons to Attend

  • Understand laws and regulations: ADA, Title VI, Title VII, and OSHA
  • Work with ODOT: Learn about Requests for Proposal, Letters of Interest, Estimating and Bidding, and DBE Experiences
  • Do better business: Current opportunities in Small Business Bonding, Marketing, and Supplier Diversity
  • Look to the Future: Anticipated opportunities through Columbus Smart Cities Program and other trends and technical advancements in transportation
  • Get connected: Network with contractors, consultants, suppliers, state and local transportation officials, and industry thought leaders
OWBA/OWBF Annual Meeting and Conference
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day


Black Expo America 2018 – Columbus, Ohio
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Welcome to the Black Expo America 2018 taking place on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Columbus, Oh

Have questions about Black Expo America 2018 – Columbus, Ohio? Contact Black Expo America Inc. 

Location to be announced.


Our theme this year is “Supporting and Celebrating Black Owned Business.” During the 2018 Black Expo America: Cincinnati, we will turn our green dollars towards Black-owned (African-American, Caribbean, and African) businesses. This event is the premier opportunity for your company name, products, and services to reach a wide range of demographics in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Black Expo America 2018 will run on Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm Vendors and sponsors help underwrite actual production costs: facility rental, staging, lights & sound, advertising, printing, postage, security, refreshments, events, and programs. Exhibitor opportunities are open to everyone.

The  Black Expo America 2018 will exhibit businesses showcasing their products and services. The expo will also include the following events and programs: business seminars, community forum, youth empowerment seminar, health and wellness seminar, Fashion Show, business networking mixers, R&B concert, Gospel concert and a comedy show.

The Black Expo America 2018 offers businesses and organizations numerous ways to connect with consumers. With a goal in mind to educate and uplift our growing, diverse community, the New York Black Expo highlights the culture in many different areas.

The  Black Expo America 2018 offers a chance for partners and visitors to experience premiere arts and entertainment, youth and family activities and programs, business networking, healthy living, education and more.

As a Black Expo America 2018 exhibitor, you will not only experience the excitement of diverse cultures, but you will also experience positive brand awareness before 1000’s of event attendees and thousands more through print and online advertising for your organization as well. As a contributor to Columbus Black Expo, your company will help our team to deliver year-round business, youth, family and social programs and events to better serve our communities.

On behalf of the executive team and staff, we thank you in advance for your support and for being a partner of Black Expo America 2018. Please do not hesitate to call regarding any questions on your company’s participation in Black Expo America 2018.

Our Exhibitors come from various backgrounds:

Insurance * Fitness / Nutrition * Technology * Colleges / Universities * Health * Employment * Clothing * Hair Care * Beauty*Fragrances * Work From Home * Household Items * Construction * Credit Counseling * Banking * Self-Defense * Music * Churches * Computers / Internet * Fashions * Books * Child Care * Self-Improvement * Jewelry * Authors



All exhibitor booth reservations are binding and non-cancelable. They may, however, be transferred with prior approval from Black Expo America Inc. and only for equal or lesser value. All transfer arrangements are the responsibility of the vendor. Black Expo America Inc. reserves the right to approve or not approve exhibitor applications.


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