Meet Our Sponsors
Simply put, without our generous sponsors, Blacktoberfest would not be affordable to the vast majority of the Indianapolis community. As a result of their generosity, we’re able to provide a free experience for attendees to experience an unapologetically black beer garden, live performances, a venue for Black-owned businesses and patrons to network with others, and contribute to the landscape of Black joy and entrepreneurship in Indy. By donating to Blacktoberfest each has furthered our mission to provide opportunities to celebrate Blackness in all seasons and serve as a launchpad for these small businesses.
“As a benefit corporation and management consultancy, Black Onyx Management believes the journey of diversity, equity, and inclusion is an intentional decision informed by empathy, a commitment to learning, and a desire to change. We advance diversity, equity, and inclusion by developing programs, implementing projects, analysis and assessments, and training that are both action-oriented and produce results. Our advisors leverage their senior leadership experience in government, Fortune 500 companies, and major non-profit and civic initiatives to support clients on their diversity, equity, and inclusion journey. ”
PMPHASE is a consulting firm that believes “all jobs are projects”. The organization’s purpose is to assess, address and resolve issues that may be complicating or compromising daily business operations. Our goal is to promote platinum level service with integrity, quality and commitment.
The company has engaged with several top level organizations in the healthcare industry as well as one of the leading firms in the legal industry. We value our clients and their dedication to education, training and development, and process improvements for their staff and organization overall.
PMPHASE focuses on project management, education, training and development, business analytics, revenue cycle management, and process improvement. With over twenty five years of experience in the company, we offer the expertise needed to successfully complete all projects we are involved in.
Rose Project utilizes a Family and Person-Centered Approach to its service delivery to ensure that a thorough assessment of health and safety is achieved for all household members. Lynell is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, The Matrix Model for Addictions Treatment, and Cognitive Accountability Training for Batterers Intervention. With over 20 years of experience, she has cultivated a team of professionals who provide Nurturing Parenting Curriculum, Beyond Trauma education, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention, and team decision making when it comes to case management.
Our mission is to provide residential and family support services for people with developmental disabilities and their families to achieve their highest level of social, physical and emotional maturity.
Our goal is to help individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their highest potential as members of their community by proactively approaching treatment planning, and providing extra support and guidance.
Press Play Gaming Lounge is a new style of Family Fun Entertainment with virtual reality, video games, and more! PPGL unlocks the kid in adults and creates the ultimate fun zone for groups of all ages. PPGL has found a way to combine all the following activities and amenities into a 28k square foot building:
- NERF (Foam Wars),
- 3-Point Basketball Challenge,
- Virtual Reality
- Xbox Gaming
- Interactive Floor Playground for Toddlers (BEAM)
- Sports Bar
- Party Rooms
Press Play also provides sixteen 75” Smart TV’s, each equipped with an Xbox and sectional couch seating for up to 15 people per section. Talk about combining Nerf, Gaming and Parties under one roof and you have yourself an all ages playhouse. Press Play has very affordable pricing that range from $5-$10.00 per attraction.
RMX (Remix without the vowels) was founded in 2021 with goal of providing apparel that celebrates OUR culture and history in sports and entertainment while adding a modern twist. RMX takes pride in celebrating and giving flowers to OUR past and present heroes AND heroines in the sports and entertainment industry and we want you to share in that pride as well.
Republic Security is a fully licensed/insured private security and protection agency owned and operated by certified law enforcement officers. We offer trained uniformed guards, available armed and unarmed, 24 hours a day, 7 days week. Republic Security provides a collaborative and efficient approach to security and personal protection services that helps our clients reduce costs, manage risk, while maintaining a safe working environment.
Our security guards are put through rigorous, in-depth training specified for each post assigned. They are uniformed in provided police style uniforms or uniforms that are requested by the client.
We operate our own security training facility where we license and train all our guards. Our guards are CPR/AED/First Aid certified.
Angel’s Personal Care Services, LLC provides attendant care and non-medical home care services. As they say “Let us take care of it”.
Attendant care services include: Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), Grooming and Dressing, Light Housework, Reading Email or Letters, Meal Prep, Companionship Care, Family Respite Care, Errand Transportation, Temporary or Periodic Care to relieve Family Members and more. They’re currently located at 5610 Crawfordsville Rd, Ste 2502a.
The Positive Way brand features logo’d apparel, accessories, and more. It’s more than just a catchy name. It’s a lifestyle of being positive and using positive techniques to help cope with stressful times in your life. “Living life positively” is owner Carmen Merriweather’s motto. She believes in being positive in all that you do and truly finding the good in everything. Why The Positive Way? Because a positive mind will take you far.
Hi there! My name is Tis Scott and I am the CEO at Mothers Earth LLC, as well as the creator of the holistic oral care product line, Down to Earth Tooth Dirt ™.
Years ago, I discovered that I am allergic to conventional toothpaste. I was alarmed when I noticed a film like build-up inside my mouth each time I brushed my teeth using traditional toothpaste. This distasteful discovery immediately led me to become proactive in my own healing. And after long-term research, I concluded that the main ingredients in conventional toothpaste, such as fluoride, sulfates, and parabens, were actually causing me to have adverse reactions. So, I discontinued the use of regular toothpaste and replaced it with an “all natural” paste just to discover that it also had the same affect.
Through trial and error and lots of research on the oral biome, brain health, heart health, and the body’s natural detoxification process, I set out on a journey of creativity and determination to heal myself using only ingredients from the Earth herself. As a result, Down to Earth Tooth Dirt ™ and our sister products/services were created.
Oral and body care has become my passion as well as my purpose. I am constantly educating myself on oral hygiene, Ayurvedic medicine, and other practices of our ancestors not only for myself, but as well as others. I am a firm believer in using nature to heal, as our ancestors did, which is why I took some of our Mothers finest creations and formulated my own masterpieces.
I hope you love them!
[D]RUGS Art Gallery specializes in custom rug art. We create one of one art pieces and we can turn your personal design into a rug that can be laid on the floor or displayed on a wall. You can find us online
@drugs_art_gallery on Instagram.
Guys Cooking Creations has catered for businesses and private clients across central Indiana. They currently have 17 Sauces ranging from Barbeque Sauces, Hot Sauces, and International Sauces. The company is committed to providing a premier service with a personalized touch. As business continues to grow the Guys find themselves in high demand, however they never grow weary in seeing the vision that was once a dream come true.
Co-hosts Tanorria Askew, of Tanorria’s Table and Candace Boyd, of FoodLoveTog, talk, educate, and advocate for justice, Black Girl Magic, and well-seasoned food. Both leaders of the food scene in Indianapolis, Candace and Tanorria’s cadence over the airwaves is magical. They mesh. They are meant to do this. They learned about their special bond while sharing platforms and stages. They both work with Indy Women in Food as Community Engagement Leads and co-moderators of the DiverseCity Series. Candace and Tanorria don’t wait for opportunities to amplify Black voices. They make them. Grab a biscuit and a chicken wing and tune in every other week for a celebration of sisterhood, food, and Black culture. Find them anywhere you listen to podcasts and at BlackGirlsEating.com
The Sophisticated Diva Specializing in all things pearl. Our collection consists of jewelry, accessories, and apparel that spotlights various professions and hobbies. We seek to add sophistication and the finishing touches to your look.
Honey Bea Naturals is a black woman-owned company founded in 2020 because we saw a need for multi-use natural hair and skin care products.
Nei Natural Body Care LLC. is a Black-Owned Business run by a Licensed Herbalist and Soon to be Esthetician. NNBC produces Handmade Organic Fruit and Herb based Skin and Hair Care. Our Products are derived from the best Plants of Nature. We provide a variety of Handmade Soaps, Hair Care, Men’s Care and Body Butters which are Top Quality, Chemical and Soy Free.
NNBC takes pride in giving Confidence and Beauty back to those who suffer from skin related issues such as Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, Extremely dry skin, Stretch Marks etc. NNBC is skilled in Herbalism and has genuine concern for skin health.
We are a fast growing company because we put our customers first. A customer centered shopping experience has been our goal and we pride ourselves in comprehensive policies that have put us in the realm above and beyond our competitors.
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Become A Sponsor!
At this time we are seeking sponsors to help scaffold the needs of the event which include but are not limited to the stage, aesthetics, signage, permits, audio, performers, and more. YOUR business, organization or company can become a logo sponsor for the BLACKTOBERFEST, and in the process gain Brand Visibility & Awareness while simultaneously making a social impact by supporting Black owned businesses and creatives in the process.
Logo sponsorship tiers are as follows:
Bronze Level Sponsorship -$100
Silver Level Sponsorship – $250
24K Level Sponsorship – $500
Platinum Level Sponsorship – $1000
Vibranium Level Sponsorship – $2000
The size and prominence of your featured logo will be commensurate with the size of the donation. Each level above 24K will receive their logo on all outgoing correspondence and naming rights on prizes, lounges and/or components of the event.
All logo sponsors will be featured on the website, banners for the event as well as the event step and repeat. Once payment is completed, please submit all logos and biographical info for your business to email@example.com.
ALL LOGOS AND SUBSEQUENT MATERIALS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 15TH FOR INCLUSION IN EVENT SIGNAGE