Expo Hall

The Art of the Deal!
2009 DEAL MAKERS EXPO-Where Deals Are Made!

Whether you’re an exhibitor or just walking through, The Deal Makers Expo offers a unique opportunity for you to build business contacts and establish key relationships that are vital to your success. Decision makers, corporate leaders, and industry suppliers get multiple opportunities to mix, discuss ideas, and forge strategies and partnerships that will change the course of a great many ventures and lives. The Deal Makers Expo is stop number one in your quest for new markets and new opportunities.


  • Meet clients face-to-face
  • Give customers a hands-on look at your products and services
  • Stay abreast of the competition
  • Reinforce existing client relationships
  • Network with your peers
  • Develop prospective client relationships


Exhibit hall set-up begins on Sunday, May 17, 2009, and will be dismantled on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Set-Up
Sunday, May 17
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 18
8:00 a.m. – Noon

Expo Hall Hours
Monday, May 18
2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19
2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


  • two complimentary adult registrations
  • one 10′ x 10′ booth
  • back and side drapes
  • one six-foot draped table
  • two chairs
  • one wastebasket
  • a listing in the conference journal if you register by April 24, 2009
  • one booth sign

Click here for the GES EXHIBITOR KIT.


Increase Awareness
Getting in front of our audience is a likely game-changer in the growth of your business. This is a serious group who will be arriving in Detroit ready to play.

Enhance Company Positioning
As a conference exhibitor, your company sets itself apart from its competitors!

Network and Add to Your Client List
There’s no substitute for face-to-face exchange. Use the personal touch to close the deals that will expand your company and fortify your bottom line.

Learn New Strategies
Our speakers and panelists are some of the top minds in the fields of finance, business development, and entrepreneurship. They will inspire and inform you, broadening your knowledge and skill set with up-to-the-minute strategies you can use.

The Expo is open to companies and vendors seeking to do the following:

  • Establish vending relationships with minority entrepreneurs
  • Offer business-to-business products and services
  • Do business with high-end retailers and art galleries showcasing and selling merchandise
  • Increase their consumer visibility
  • Recruit employees

Please Note: BE reserves the right to include and/or exclude companies in order to protect the business integrity of the Deal Makers Expo. Companies involved in activities outside of the scope of this event will not be permitted.


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