Friday, September 9, 2011

O/T: EVENT : Kim Coles, Plus Modeling 101, Curves in Motion Fashion Show, Plus Positive vendors and more at 5th Annual International Fuller Woman Expo sEPT 10TH join us!!!

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5th Annual International Fuller Woman Expo

For Immediate Release:

August 20, 2011, Detroit, MI- The 5th Annual International Fuller Woman Expo, the 3rd in the United States, will be held on September 10, 2011 at the Detroit Historical Museum in Downtown Detroit from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.

The International Fuller Woman Expo features products, services and seminars that give plus size women a day of education, empowerment and enjoyment.   As the largest international consumer event for plus size women, the Expo provides an excellent opportunity for businesses and organizations to target their core audience as well as reinforce their company's image within the plus size community.  

Returning this year is talk show host, comedian and actress Ms. Kim Coles as our keynote speaker. She is best known for her portrayal of Sinclair on the hit television show, "Living Single" , a role that garnered her 4 NAACP Image award nominations. Ms. Coles is the host of the popular game show "Pay it Forward" on BET, making her the 1st African American Woman to ever host a primetime game show. 

Highlights of the 2011 International Fuller Woman Expo Include:

DeLores Pressley, Motivational speaker and personal power expert, is one of the most sought after experts on confidence, motivation and personal power. She helps individuals increase confidence and use personal power to activate their ideal life. Her mantra is "Be Undeniably Powerful"

Plus Modeling 101 with Jeannie Ferguson. As an aspiring model, you want to know all there is to know to make it in the industry. Learn the fundamentals from industry professionals such as Brand Management, challenges facing plus models today and how to overcome them, plus model etiquette, and more.

Curves in Motion Fashion Showcase hosted by Comedian Erica Watson.  Join sponsors IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel and in highlighting innovative, ready to wear fashions from around the world. The show presents a showcase exploding with entertainment and fashion for your curves!!  This year's show will present a special wedding segment for the curvy bride.  

"The Evolution of the Revolution" panel led by Erica Watson. Every year we discuss ways to elevate the plus community. This year's topic is "Plus Positivity In A Negative Society" led by Actress, Comedian Erica Watson and featuring Tracey McCaskill, News Director for Clear Channels, Mix 92.3 and FM 98 WJLB.

Plus Positive Vendors. Businesses that cater to the International Fuller Woman will be in attendance from across the country. They will be bringing with them products and services that cater to the plus size consumer from the inside, out.

Admission to the International Fuller Woman Expo is $10. This gives you access to all the above highlights. Arrive early so you won't miss a thing!

We are so pleased to host a VIP reception for Kim Coles after the Expo at one of the most prominent restaurants in the Downtown Detroit area, The Detroit Seafood Market, offering a dining experience you will find nowhere else! 

Enjoy a 4 course meal featuring some of the signature meals that they have become known for like their Maryland Lump Crab Cakes and Pan fried Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia. Want something other than seafood? Enjoy Chicken Breast with Marsala with Wine & Wild Mushroom Sauce or Chef Leonardo's Pasta Primavera and more!

Then move to our After Glow at the beautiful Paradise Valley(PV)Lounge adjacent to the Detroit Seafood Market. Experience the restaurant's signature appetizers and sip on wine in our VIP area. 

To purchase event and VIP tickets, to become a vendor or sponsor and for additional information visit You can also call 313.437.1497 or 313.492.1991 for more information.

Cassandra Jones-McBryde
Founder, International Fuller Woman Network
Executive Producer, International Fuller Woman Expo

Stephanie Danforth
Co-Producer, The International Fuller Woman Expo
(313) 492-1991

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