Race Forward catalyzes movement building for racial justice. In partnership with communities, organizations, and sectors, we build strategies to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture. For over 15 years, Race Forward has brought you an incredible conference experience that has hosted over thousands of attendees to convene, organize, and mobilize for a more equitable future.

This year, we are excited to bring back Facing Race happening on November 17-19, 2022 both online and in-person. For more information please go here. For Facing Race inquiries, please email us at convenings@raceforward.org

This page contains links to applications for various opportunities to be part of programming and support for Facing Race. Please make sure to check the guidelines and deadlines for each application when you click on them below.

The 2022 Facing Race Conference in Phoenix, Arizona will be hosting an in-person and online Exhibition Hall! 

Share your work and connect with an audience of over 4,000 activists, scholars, artists, and others through the conference platform, conference mobile app, and in-person vendor exhibition hall. Promote your work or sell products in our marketplace, which is open throughout the 3-day in-person/online conference.

The Facing Race Exhibition Hall has always centered businesses and organizations led by people of color, and this year, we will reaffirm our commitment and partner with vendors whose entity is owned, operated or serves people of color, indigenous people, and tribal nations, and people who are trans-identified or non-binary.


In Person Rate:

BOOTHS (In person: $1500 / Grassroot/Artist: $1000; 2 Single Tables)

SINGLE tables: (In person: $950 / Grassroot/Artist: $800)

HALF Tables:  (In person: $600 / Grassroot/Artist: $450)

Virtual Rate:
VIRTUAL BOOTHS ($300 / Grassroot/Artist: $150)


In person 3-day Vendor placement
Includes:

  • One (1) Conference registration for the 3-day event 
  • Technical support to set up placement and troubleshooting support throughout the conference
  • Automatic placement on the virtual platform exhibition hall expanding your reach to both in person and virtual attendees. 


Virtual 3-day Vendor placement
Includes:

  • One (1) Conference registration for the 3-day event 
  • Technical support to set up placement and troubleshooting support throughout the conference


The DEADLINE to apply is October 1, 2022!

Please make your reservations by October 1, 2022.

Contact facingrace@raceforward.org with any questions.

Facing Race is looking to offer:

  • In Person & Virtual Vendor “Tables”: available throughout the 3-day conference
  • In Person & Virtual Conference Bag Inserts: to be included in the in person/digital “Welcome Conference Bag” (options include: Physical coupons, books, magazines, learning materials, resources, e-coupons, e-books & magazines, links to learning materials and resources, music playlist, etc.)
  • Program Ads in our Digital Program: Advertise conferences, promote your work, or honor colleagues with an ad in the Facing Race E-program book
  • 10% Discount for all Ads submitted byGrassroots organizations & Artists! For more information contact the Facing Race team at Facingrace@raceforward.org!



Vendors who are selected will be contacted directly by the Facing Race Team! 

Thank you for sponsoring Facing Race 2022: A National Conference.
The Facing Race Conference offers Sponsors a unique opportunity to shine light on your dedication to racial justice. By committing as a Sponsor, you tell the world that you support the movement for a just, multiracial democracy.

Please fill out the form below to be included on our Conference Platform and Program as a sponsor. In order for your submission to be approved, Race Forward must have already received either the sponsorship payment itself or a written commitment of the sponsorship level you have selected.

Sponsorship Guarantees (vary by sponsorship level)
Facing Race offers various opportunities for sponsors for visibility, including:

  • Virtual Sponsor Hall on the Conference Platform. Facing Race attendees can visit your Exhibitor booth and learn about relevant products and resources you offer. Your booth will be located in the Expo Hall on the CVENT platform.
  • Virtual and In Person Conference Bag Inserts: to be included in the digital “Welcome Conference Bag” and physically in person at the Facing Race Conference in Phoenix (options include: e-coupons, e-books & magazines, links to learning materials and resources, music playlist, stickers, pens, art, printed materials, etc.)
  • Program Ads in our Program: Advertise conferences, promote your work, or honor colleagues with an ad in the Facing Race program book
  • Engagement: During the event, attendees will be able to chat you via the chat box, as well as join a video meeting to chat with you.


ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • If you do not wish to participate in some of the virtual guarantees, you may indicate that on the form below.
  • Please direct any questions to sponsorships@raceforward.org

*All materials are subject to final approval of Race Forward for inclusion in our Virtual Conference Platform, assets, and other promotional materials.

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