Gold number 50 with the 0 replaced by the NOBCChE Seal, stating 50 years of black excellence in chemistry, and labeling the page as the  NOBCChE 50th Anniversary Gala

Join NOBCChE on September 14, 2023, for our 50th Anniversary Celebration


Keynote: Mae Jemsion, 

Join us at 7:00 pm on September 14, 2023, at the Ernest Morial Convention Center for awards, dancing, a second line band, vendors, an auction, a keynote by Mae Jemison, and much, much more.
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Bringing your family and friends?  Tables of 10 available for $1,250

Vendor Information
Tentative Gala Agenda

You will be welcomed as you get off the bus from the Sheraton by a traditional New Orleans Brass Band. 

  • 6:30 pm - Doors Open.  Browse our vendor marketplace of local black-owned businesses and start the bidding on auction items. 
  • 7:00 pm – Dinner
    • Opening Remarks/ Blessing of Food
    • Dinner 
    • Cover band playing during dinner
  • 7:30 pm - Special Celebrity Guest
  • 7:55 pm - Awards Ceremony 
  • 10:00 pm –  DJ/ Party
  • 12:00 PM – Second line/ Brass Band