About MBAX – Career Fair for Minority MBA Students

Get Ready for Conference 2021

Welcome to the largest event coordinated by the Howard University MBA (HU MBA) Program: The 25th Annual MBA Exclusive (MBAX) conference. This two-day conference comprises opportunities for minority MBA Candidates including engaging developmental workshops, a Career Fair Exposition with industry-leading companies, and the 16th Annual Minority Case Competition sponsored by LMI.

This year marks the 16th Anniversary of the National Minority Case Competition sponsored by LMI.  We celebrate a decade of excellence from business students across the country, as well as the dedicated faculty at Howard University School of Business. Business students have the opportunity to win up to $11,000 by solving a complex business case, developed by LMI. You can learn more about the Case Competition here!


Registered case teams will be able to take advantage of the $11,000 in prize money, and have full access to all conference activities at no additional charge. Free housing for the first 15 registered teams; so, REGISTER TODAY for the 16th Annual Minority Case Competition!

MBAX also provides an excellent opportunity for corporate sponsors to gain access to an exceptional pool of minority MBA students, expanding the breadth of recruiting activities to a global scale.

Participate and enjoy the MBAX experience as careful planning and excitement are behind every interaction. Current MBA and Master-level students from all programs are welcome to attend the HU MBA Career Fair Expo for free, as well as any other ticketed events for a nominal fee of $40.

We look forward to hosting you at this exciting and enriching event!

Who Should Attend?

  • Current minority MBA, MS, and MPA candidates
    •  Minority MBA, MS, and MPA alum seeking full-time employment
    •  Corporate recruiters seeking to diversify their company
    •  HU MBA alumni
  • Howard and Invited Schools faculty, administrators, and staff

Official Conference Hotel

MBAX 2021 will be held at the Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner Hotel, one of the city’s most desired luxury hotels.  Guests will experience unparalleled service along with the ultimate convenience of being very near the heart of the historic district sports arenas and shopping meccas. The hotel features include

  • 3 miles radius from the Metro Station
  • 11 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
  • 12.1 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport
  • Close to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife
  • Free Wifi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Dry Cleaning

What to do around Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner Hotel

The Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner Hotel in Tysons Corner, VA is perfectly situated for access to common attractions, businesses and government centers. Enjoy the Kimball Theater, which offers movies, dance performances, and live theater.

Ride the DC metro, located just two blocks from our hotel, to visit some of DC’s top free attractions including the Smithsonian Institution’s many museums and National Zoo, Washington Monument and The White House. Our attentive, multi-lingual staff will be happy to answer your questions and help you get the most from your stay with us.

Check out Things to do

If you have any questions, please contact the MBA Office at 202 806-1725 or via email: mba_bschool@howard.edu

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