Staff Registration

IBE Kick-Off Events

Mayor’s Breakfast

Monday, June 24, 2024, 8:30–10:15 a.m.
Indiana Convention Center

Mayor Greg Ballard speaks at the Mayor's Breakfast

This breakfast is the kick-off event for the Black Business Conference. It highlights initiatives that support minority, women, and veteran-owned Indiana business enterprises while showcasing upcoming business opportunities within the state.

Invitation Only

Governor’s Awards Reception

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center

Governor Eric Holcomb gives remarks at the Governor's Awards Reception

At this event, the governor will offer remarks and present awards to recipients in the following categories: Achievement in Cultural Heritage, Achievement in Business and Entrepreneurship, Achievement in Civic Leadership, the Rev. Charles Williams Award, and the Sam Jones Trailblazer Award.

Invitation Only

IU Sponsored Events

IBE Education Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center

Education conference

The annual conference provides teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education with resources, best practices, and professional development training in the area of cultural competency.

For IU faculty, staff, and students only. IU ID is required.

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Corporate Luncheon and Awards Presentation

Friday, June 28, 2024, 11:00 a.m.
Indiana Convention Center

View from back of room at IBE Corporate Luncheon and Awards Presentation.

Presented by Indiana University, this is the largest luncheon in the state of Indiana and the signature event of the Summer Celebration. Top corporate, government, and community leaders can enjoy unique networking opportunities and an awards ceremony that recognizes some of the nation’s most outstanding leaders.

Invitation only