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In the heart of
downtown Milwaukee.From out of town? Stay close by.
200 North Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202Located off of Lake Michigan adjacent to the
Historic Third Ward.
Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Lakeshore916. State Street 414-276-8800 Book a room
Residence Inn648 N. Plankington Ave 414-224-7890 Book a room
The Iron Horse Hotel500 W. Florida Street 414-374-4766 Book a room
Hilton Milwaukee509 W. Wisconsin Avenue 414-271-7250 Book a room
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee333 W. Kilbourn Avenue 414-276-1234 Book a room
Pfister Hotel Milwaukee424 E. Wisconsin Avenue 414-273-8222 Book a room
Intercontinental139 E. Kilbourn Avenue 414-276-8686 Book a room
Doubletree Hotel611 W. Wisconsin Avenue 414-273-2950 Book a room
Hotels Nearby the FestivalDowntown Milwaukee / Third Ward / Lake Michigan
A huge thank you to all of our current & past sponsors -without you, our many programs would not be possible.
- African World Festival
- Great Start = Brighter Futures Back to School Event
- African World Festival Brighter Futures Scholarship
- Gospel Fellowship Celebration
- Women's Wellness: "Ladies First" Program
- Women of Color:Standing In the Gap Human Trafficking Project
- The All Black Affair
- The All White Affair
- Connect with AWF
- Redistricting & Redefining A Community Project
- Financial Literacy: "Money Changes Things!"
- WE Energies
- Great Lakes Higher Education
- Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
- Speed Queen Bar-B-Q
- North Milwaukee State Bank
- Pitts Mortuary
- UWM School Of Continuing Education
- Milwaukee Public Schools
- Children's Hospital
- Potawatomi Foundation
- Patton Florists
- MacAllen & MacPyles McDonald's
Sponsor OpportunitiesBecome A Sponsor of African World Festival
Afro World Enterprises, Ltd, parent organization of African World Festival, is pleased to make you aware of the many opportunities for sponsorship with our organization.
Each sponsorship offers a variety of benefits, visibility and more importantly, return on your investment. In addition to sponsoring individual programs, we've created Sponsor Packages. Each "package" provides you access to a host of Afro World Enterprises, Ltd. programs/audiences, providing added exposure throughout the year. If you're looking for a custom fit, call us and will create a personalized package to suit your individual needs.
Don't miss out...reserve your sponsorship today! Simply check the sponsorship(s) or package you desire on the Sponsorship Commitment Form and fax to 414-291-8293 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your signature confirms your commitment. Sponsorship packages area available on a first-come, first serve basis or while quantities last.
Should you have any questions about sponsor packages or specific programs - benefits and how to best take advantage of that sponsorship - please call 414-291-8293 or email email@example.com.
A little about African World FestivalThe perfect backdrop for your next family reunion, church, corporate or group outing.African World Festival is a 501(c) 3 organization.
African World Festival is a celebration of African-American heritage and culture held on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, WI. Since its inception in 1982, the festival's mission has been to promote and share the culture and heritage of all people of African descent with the global community.
Known as “The Meeting Place” African World Festival is not only an entertaining event but an educational experience. Come and explore the cultural village, sample a variety of ethnic foods, shop around the Marketplace, let the kids play in the Children’s Village and enjoy lots of great entertainment.
- Mark Wade Chair
- Don Sykes 1st Vice Chair
- Martha Love 2nd Vice Chair
- Charlotte Cannon-Sain Treasurer
- Donna Shepard Secretary
- Kevin Harper
- Johnny L. Jones
- Khalif Rainey
- Gaulien "Gee" Smith
- Juliet Starks
- La Toya Sykes