Memphis Hip Hop Weekend will take place September 1-5, 2011 with the Expo taking place at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Downtown Memphis on September 3-4, 2011.
Memphis, TN -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/18/2011 -- As of Thursday, April 7, 2011, registrations are now open for the 2011 Memphis Hip-Hop Weekend & Expo which was announced on MemphisHipHopWeekend.com, the interactive website and profile powered by MemphisRap.com. Memphis Hip Hop Weekend will take place September 1-5, 2011 with the Expo taking place at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Downtown Memphis on September 3-4, 2011.
As with the first annual Memphis Hip Hop Weekend & Expo, the second annual Memphis Hip Hop Weekend & Expo will consist of a number of scheduled activities which include the 2-day Trade Show Expo, conference panels and workshops, celebrity basketball game, "Industry Meet N Greet Networking Mixer" and more that will take place over the course of five days.
This year, the conference end of the weekend long festivities promises sessions on working with the media, monetization on the Internet, increasing fanbase, a modeling forum discussion and other topics of interest to musicians and entertainers and those interested in the entertainment business.
"We're excited about our annual event again this year," stated Hosea Mays, Director and Founder of MemphisRap.com. "We have a number of preparations underway as we move into the 2nd annual Memphis Hip Hop Weekend & Expo. This year we are looking to add a number of surprises and we're currently looking at a number of opportunities and what would be greatly beneficial not only for the artists and musicians, but for rising and upcoming models, photographers and more."
Amongst the expo vendors, the event will also feature live music performances, a fashion show, poets, visual artists, dancers and more.
Attendees will have the opportunity to take on early bird discounts which are available online at www.MemphisHipHopWeekend.com.
Event tickets are also on sale now at http://hiphopexpo.eventbrite.com and are set to go on sale at Ticketmaster at a later date.
Companies and individuals that are interested in participating in the event either through exhibiting in booth space, sponsorship, guest speaking, performing, media/press coverage or volunteering, can visit: http://www.memphishiphopweekend.com for more information or contact expo[at]memphishiphopweekend.com or dial 901-881-0795 to speak with a representative.
Expo exhibitors, conference panels and discussions, live performers, guest speakers, special guest appearances, and more exciting details of the Memphis Hip-Hop Weekend & Expo are expected to be announced in the days and weeks to come.
More About the 2011 Memphis Hip-Hop Weekend & Expo
Date: September 1-5, 2011
The Memphis Hip-Hop Expo is about bringing the community together through showcasing, educating and presenting the artists, entertainers, businesses and people who involve themselves in the Community.
Over the course of five days, the Memphis Hip-Hop Weekend/Memphis Hip-Hop Expo will bring on a number of activities ranging from a 2 day expo with a variety of entertainment, live music performances, a music & art showcase, conferences, fashion showcase, tattoo ink show, South In Yo Mouth Food Taster, local celebrity sports competitions and more.
The long term goal is to provide a source of networking and information, opportunities, to build social harmony and promote growth.
More About MemphisRap.com
Launched in 2001, MemphisRap.com has become a stepping stone and building block for Mid-South music artists, producers, models and entertainers abroad looking to connect with their fans and to build a network with other like-minded individuals. Starting as an online record store on to an online magazine and news publication, MemphisRap.com is now a social networking platform which is not just a network, but "A way of life!"
For more contact information visit:
Director/Coordinator/Sales & Sponsorships:
Hosea Mays • hosea @ memphishiphopweekend.com
DeAnna Brown • deanna @ memphishiphopweekend.com
Advertising/Sales & Sponsorships
Jacque Jones • jjones @ memphishiphopweekend.com
Online Media/Press Inquiries:
Charla Littlejohn • media @ memphishiphopweekend.com