January 23, 2016 (New York, NY)—Applications are now being accepted to be an exhibitor during the 2017 Essence Festival, taking place June 29-July 2 in New Orleans.
Prospective exhibitors will join the largest cultural gathering in the world and gain tremendous access and visibility to over 100,000 daily attendees, as well as drive return through product sales. Benefits include exposure to 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.
In addition, exhibitors will 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 and speed marketing sessions (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 Fourth of July weekend for its annual cultural celebration. The annual 4-day Festival features entertainment, empowerment, and cultural experiences during the day and the world’s best performers each night.
For more information or to register, visit www.essence.com/festival/exhibitors.