Iowa's African-American Festival

IMMAWII 2020 Exhibitors and Vendors

I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa is Iowa’s African American Festival.  Annual event attendance averages 10,000 visitors and vendors from throughout the Midwest and the U.S participate. Whether you are a soul food vendor, a clothing merchandiser, a history exhibitor or a nonprofit looking to reach a diverse audience, I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa may be the opportunity for which you have been searching. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your organization and vend your wares.  Click the button below for the application.


Join IMMAWII sponsors supporting a wealth of culture. I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa has numerous opportunities available. Please contact Betty C. Andrews at 515-288-7171 or for details.


If you would like to help during IMMAWII events, fill out the volunteer application here, or contact Terry Nettles: 515-225-2069 or

Performers, Presenters & Artists

IMMAWII is updating its performing artists and visual artists roster. If you are an artist or artist group interested in the possibility of performing at during Iowa’s African American Festival and year-round programming, please click here to submit artist information or contact.

Exhibitors & Vendors

IMMAWII is the perfect showcase for businesses and organizations seeking to promote themselves. If you are interested in being a vendor or exhibitor, please contact Kevin Officer at 515-491-0650 or .

Nominate Someone for IMMAWII Heritage Legacy Awards

The I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa Annual Heritage Legacy Awards are statewide recognition for individuals, youth and organizations who exemplify, through their actions and community contributions, the mission of I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa. Click here to nominate someone

I'll Make Me a World in Iowa Volunteers

Volunteer with us and serve your community in a rewarding way. If you are interested in meaningful volunteer opportunity, look no further than I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa. We have lots of fun roles for individuals or groups. Click here to volunteer. Volunteers receive event training, a free T-shirt and a valuable community experience.

Go to the volunteer page and fill out the application here.