NNPA – THE BLACK PRESS MASTER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JANUARY DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR HOLIDAY
1/20/2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service www.mlkday.gov
NNPA Mid-Winter Conference www.nnpa.org
Trumpet Awards – Atlanta www.trumpetfoundation.org
FEBRUARY BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Gullah Celebration, Hilton Head, SC www.gullahcelebration.com
01/31-02/02/2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show, NYC www.hfas.org
2/16/2014 NBA All-Star Game, New Orleans www.nba.com
02/06-02/17/2014 Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles www.paff.org
MARCH BLACK PRESS WEEK
03/28-03/29/2014 Austin Urban Music Festival, Austin, TX www.austinurbanmusicfestival.com
NNPA Black Press Week www.nnpa.org
National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention www.nsbe.org
3/1/2014 Arizona Black Rodeo Presented by Arizona Informant, Chandler, AZ www.azblackrodeo.com
APRIL EASTER
04/03-04/06/2014 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Golf Tourny, Las Vegas http://www.mjcigolf.com/
National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention http://nationalactionnetwork.net/
National Forum for Black Public Administrators www.nfbpa.org
04/25-05/04/2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival , New Orleans www.nojazzfest.com
MAY MEMORIAL DAY
American Black Film Festival www.abff.com
Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference http://www.blackenterprise.com
Chicago Gospel Festival, Chicago, IL http://www.cityofchicago.org
05/23–06/08/2014 Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC www.spoletousa.org
JUNE BLACK MUSIC MONTH
BET “Experience” (Awards), Los Angeles, CA www.bet.com
Juneteenth, Various Dates/Cities www.juneteenth.com
Sundiata Festival www.festivalsundiata.org
JULY FAMILY REUNION
07/12-07/18/2014 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Boule, Charlotte NC www.aka1908.com
American Tennis Assoc Natl Championships & Conv www.americantennisassociation.org
Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour www.billpickettrodeo.com
Essence Music Festival, New Orleans http://www.essence.com
Indiana Black Expo www.indianablackexpo.com
NAACP Annual Convention http://www.naacp.org
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice www.nabcj.org
National Bar Association Annual Convention www.nationalbar.org
National Black Arts Festival http://www.nbaf.org
National Black Theater Festival http://nbtf.org
National Dental Association Annual Convention www.ndaonline.com
National Urban League Conference www.nul.org
Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention http://www.rainbowpush.org
AUGUST BACK TO SCHOOL
8/24/2013 50th Anniversary | March on Washington, Lincoln Memorial http://nationalactionnetwork.net
Association of African American Museum Conference www.blackmuseums.org
Black Enterprise/Pepsi Golf & Tennis Challenge www.blackenterprise.com
Chicago Jazz Festival www.chicagojazzfestival.us
Houston International Jazz Festival www.jazzeducation.org
Martha’s Vineyard Jazz Festival www.mvjazzfest.com
National Association of Black Journalists www.nabj.org
National Black Police Association Annual Convention www.blackpolice.org
National Brotherhood of Cyclists Conference nabcyclists.ning.com
National Sales Network Convention www.salesnetwork.org
Umoja Family Festival www.umojafamilyfest.com
SEPTEMBER FALL AUTOMOTIVE PREVIEW
NNPA Leadership Reception, Washington DC www.nnpa.org
CBCF Annual Legislative Conference cbcfinc.org
West Coast Expo Presented by Our Weekly, Los Angeles www.ourweekly.com
OCTOBER MINORITY BUSINESS
Arizona Jazz Festival http://www.arizonajazzfestival.com/
Taste of Soul Festival, Los Angeles Sentinel www.tasteofsoulla.org
10/02/10/03/2013 Rainbow PUSH 14th Annl Global Automotive & Energy Summit, Detroit www.rainbowpush.org
NOVEMBER THANKSGIVING
DECEMBER HOLIDAY/KWANZAA
12/26-01/01 KWANZAA http://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org/index.shtml