Announcing (March 18, 2023) Shop Black Fest HBCU Edition at Tennessee State University

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SBF HBCU Edition will take place on March 18th at Tennessee State University’s Gentry Center. It’s a day for student entrepreneurs and Black-owned small businesses to connect with their next customer, gain more visibility, and prepare for growth.

The purpose of Shop Black Fest HBCU Edition is to provide exposure to TSU student entrepreneurs while connecting them with successful local business owners, community leaders and organizations that empower them with tools, education and resources that they need. 

Join Shop Black Fest to celebrate Nashville's local Black-owned businesses! Shop Black Fest HBCU Edition will host 75+ local Black-owned businesses, Student Entrepreneurs, including food trucks, a DJ, and vendors, music, performances, Greek step show and more. Come join us for positive vibes!

We helped support over 1400 Black entrepreneurs since 2021 generate over 450k in revenue, and want to reach even more communities in 2023. For more information, visit