Detroit Branch NAACP Ready to Host the 110th NAACP National Convention

The Detroit Branch NAACP is gearing up for the 110th NAACP National Convention.  Detroit will host the NAACP Convention from July 20-24 at Cobo Conference Center sponsored by Chemical Bank.  The 110th NAACP National Convention will bring over 10,000 local and national members, supporters, youth activists, legislators, business leaders and celebrities into the heart of Detroit.  The 110th NAACP National Convention is expected to bring $11 million dollars to the Metro Detroit community.  The theme for this year’s Convention is “When We Fight We Win.”

The five-day conference will feature inspiring keynotes from NAACP leadership,

leading Presidential candidates, CEOs, civil rights and faith leaders, and media influencers.

The 110th NAACP National Convention will kick-off Saturday, July 20 with the opening of the 50th Annual NAACP Experience featuring exhibits, authors’ and health pavilion and retail vendors.  Additionally, on Saturday, there will be a special College Fair and Historical Scavenger Hunt from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; and a Welcome Concert featuring Tamia, Doug E. Fresh, Kool Moe Dee, 313 Detroit Experience, DJ Mal-Ski and the Mosaic Youth Group beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Beacon Park.

During the Convention attendees and guests will be able to Shop Detroit and visit the local vendors stationed in Spirit Plaza. On Tuesday, July 23 the National NAACP Diversity Career Fair will be held from 12-6 p.m. featuring over 30 local and national companies seeking employees.

Detroit is home to the largest NAACP Branch in the Association.  This is the eighth time Detroit has hosted the NAACP Convention.

To view the full convention schedule please visit www.naacpconvention.org.

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