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Schedule at a Glance

Schedule by Day

Special Events

Career Fair
& Expo


Authors Showcase
and Bookstore

Host Hotel

Travel Information


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 2014 NABJ Meal Events 

Salute to Excellence Gala - Saturday, August 2, 2014
Pre-registration Rate (deadline June 15, 2014) - $100
On-site Rate (after June 15, 2014) - $115

The awards ceremony is the only event in the United States that honors exemplary coverage of African/African-American people or issues exclusively. The Salute to Excellence Awards Gala highlights the work of media organizations and individuals involved in print, broadcast and online journalism media. Over 50 awards will be presented to writers, columnists, producers, reporters, photojournalists and editors for their exemplary work. The annual gala also recognizes NABJ’s Journalist of the Year, Emerging Journalist and Lifetime Achievement honorees.



 Gospel Brunch - Sunday, August 3, 2014
Pre-registration Rate (deadline June 15, 2014) - $50 
On-site Rate (after June 15, 2014) - $65 

An NABJ tradition, the Gospel Brunch is one of the convention highlights. Attendees culminate for this experience by feasting on brunch buffet and enjoying entertainment from various recording artists. Past brunches have featured Donnie McClurkin, Albertina Walker, Cece Winans, Vicki Winans, Take Six, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Tramaine Hawkins. 

Bundle Tickets - Salute to Excellence Gala and Gospel Brunch
Pre-registration Rate (deadline June 15, 2014) - $125
On-site Rate (after June 15, 2014) - $140

Description: Tickets to both the Salute to Excellence Gala and Gospel Brunch.
One (1) admission ticket for both events

Gold Table - Salute to Excellence Gala and Gospel Brunch
Description: Table with seating for ten (10) - $3,500
*Prime Location

Table - Salute to Excellence Gala and Gospel Brunch
Description: Table with seating for ten (10) - $2,500

Click HERE to order your tickets or tables TODAY!
Seats are limited and will be ticketed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Boston Association of Black Journalists

Thursday, July 31, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Fenway Park
Boston, MA

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2014 NABJ Celebrity Golf Tournament


Saturday, August 2, 2014

William J. Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park
1 Circuit Drive
Dorchester, MA 02121

Click HERE to Register Today!

Click HERE to View and Download the

2014 NABJ Celebrity Golf Tournament Guide





2014 NABJ Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam

Friday, August 1, 2014
House of Blues
15 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02215

10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.


Age Requirement: 21 or older

New NABJ Member - Joined between April 1, 2014 and June 15, 2014
Email New Member Ticket requests to
NABJ Member$25
VIP (limited)$100
At the door$30
Click HERE to Purchase Tickets

 Saturday, August 2, 2014

Race Start Time: 7:30 a.m. (Race Day Registration: 6:30 a.m.)

Location: DCR's Charles River Esplanade
Boston, MA

Proceeds to Benefit: The One Fund Boston to benefit survivors of the marathon bombing and relatives of the victims.

*New this year: Kids Fun Run & NABJ Coach to 5K Program



5K Walk/Run Entry Fee - Until July 26


Race Day Registration - After July 26 and on race day


 Kids Fun Run (Ages 4 - 12) 


Amenities: Tech T-shirts for the first 200 participants, post race snacks and refreshments

Awards: Top 3 male and female runners and walkers

City Sports Back Bay
480 Boylston St.
(a 10-minute walk from the Sheraton and a 6-minute walk from the convention center)
Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1
8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
*Participants get 20% store discount
(617) 236-2000

Sponsors & Partners include: Coca-Cola, GM, Skechers, City Sports

For more information: Contact Dawn Angelique Roberts, NABJ Race Director,

Click HERE to Register


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