2011 National Urban League Conference, Boston: Jobs: Rebuilding America

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the National Urban League Annual Conference provides you the opportunity to closely interact with national leaders and luminaries who are committed to making a difference in the urban community.  It’s your opportunity to build strategic partnerships with key audiences—community leaders, business professionals, government agencies, foundations, thought leaders, celebrities and National Urban League members from nearly 98 affiliates in over 300 communities nationwide.

Within the 2013 National Urban League Annual Conference, there are sponsorship opportunities for the Young Professionals Summit (age 21–40), the Youth Leadership Summit (age 12–18), activities of the Guild (age 40+), Small Business Matters- a one day Entrepreneurship Summit, Career Fair, College Fair and so much more. To become a sponsor today, please call (212) 558-5382 or email mmcfarlane@nul.org.

Click Here to view the 2013 Exhibitor Sponsor Book
Download the 2013 Expo/Career Fair Contract

Why the National Urban League Conference?

The National Urban League’s national reputation for integrity, credibility, and impact means you are connected to a community partner with proven leadership, capacity, and influence within the African-American community.

With nearly 10,000 leaders and visionaries in attendance, the National Urban League Annual Conference offers a wide array of opportunities for your company to connect to the urban community in a deeper and more effective way.

The National Urban League Annual Conference is an event in which national, regional, and local leaders who influence and serve the African-American community converge—people with whom you can build partnerships, network, and share knowledge!

The N.U.L. Experience Expo Hall
Demonstrate your commitment to one of the strongest consumer groups in the nation! The N.U.L. Experience Expo Hall is the largest national, culturally relevant consumer fair designed to educate and inform the African-American community of products and services. It features a College Fair and a Career Fair that is free and open to the public.

Events, Speakers, and Entertainers
The National Urban League is dedicated to producing quality programs and events with high-caliber and high-profile speakers, panelists, and entertainers, and providing forums that inspire our attendees and motivate them to continue empowering themselves, their communities and the nation. Past conference participants include:

  • The Honorable President Barack Obama
  • Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Ambassador Susan E. Rice
  • Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Soledad O'Brien, Anchor and Special Correspondent, CNN
  • The Honorable Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Congressman Chaka Fattah
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • Susan L. Taylor, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine
  • Dr. Cornel West, Princeton University
  • Lamman Rucker, Actor
  • Ellie Krieger, Food Network Host
  • Louis Gosset, Jr., Actor
  • Fantasia
  • Alfre Woodard, Actress
  • Earvin “Magic” Johnson
  • Dr. Maya Angelou
  • Angela Bassett, Actress
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Dr. Manning Marable, Columbia University
  • Marian Wright Edelman, Founder & President, Children’s Defense Fund
  • Debra Lee, Chairman & CEO, BET Networks

Media Exposure
The National Urban League Annual Conference draws broad media coverage from local and national outlets. Last year’s conference garnered over one billion media impressions through online, print, television and radio outlets including CNN, NBC News, and The Washington Post.  Don’t miss the chance to be part of this press opportunity.