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Save the Date: The Fuller Woman Expo Hits Detroit and It Sounds Like Fun!

Miss Cassy is back and now she aims to please you and your curves with the Detroit edition of The Fuller Woman Expo! Bookmark and sve the date!

If you attended Full Figure Fashion Week, then you would have had the chance to meet Miss Cassy McBryde, the US Director for the Fuller Woman Expo, as she sat on the panel for The State of the Curvy Community discussion!

Miss Cassy is back and now she aims to please you and your curves with the Detroit edition of The Fuller Woman Expo! Please read on for more information about this international expo hitting the United States!

The Fuller Woman Expo Hits Detroit

July 7, 2009

History will be made when The Fuller Woman Network (TFW) travels to Detroit, MI for their first ever Fuller Woman Expo in the United States. Scheduled to take place on September 19, 2009, the Fuller Woman Expo is an empowering event embracing women for who they are and uplifting them with a positive approach. This year the Fuller Woman Expo is being held at COBO Hall and Exhibition Center from 10am-5pm.

Following the tremendous success of the first ever plus size woman consumer trade show in Canada, Georgia Greenwood of Toronto met Cassandra Jones-McBryde, a like minded plus size model advocate based out of Detroit, MI. Through numerous conversations both women discovered their shared goals and set out to bring the impact felt in Canada, to women in the United States.

The 3rd International Fuller Woman Expo will feature over 40 exhibits of the very best products and services including items pertaining to fashion, beauty, health, fitness, home, career, financial planning, education and much more. Attendees will also enjoy a full schedule of speakers, book signings, live musical performances, celebrity appearances, and cooking and design demonstrations.

Immediately following the Expo the Fuller Woman Network will present “Full Of Fashion”, a fashion showcase featuring lovely models, from TFW Network, walking the runway with confidence and poise in some of the industry’s top clothing lines and designers.

By bringing this trailblazing event to the United States, The Fuller Woman Network intends to change the way people regard size. According to TFW Expo Founder, Georgia Greenwood, “We are all different, some are tall some short some Black, White, Asian, slim or fat and that’s the way it will always be. Once people truly begin to realize this, racism and size-ism will be eliminated and The Fuller Woman Expo is a step in that direction.”

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this groundbreaking event at affordable prices. For additional information please email [email protected] Media inquiries should be sent to [email protected]


BUT WAIT!!! This Just in!!

Lane Bryant, the leading plus size women’s retailer has signed on as a corporate sponsor for the Fuller Woman Expo. As an added bonus, Lane Bryant has agreed to sponsor a contest in which one of the women attending the expo will have a chance to win a complete outfit.

As a company that has been in existence for over 100 years, the organizers of the Fuller Woman Expo are not only excited but honored that Lane Bryant would align themselves with such a worthy cause and movement.

Are you going to go? To learn more, make sure you fan their Facebook page to stay on top of the latest news!

Keep it Curvy.Confident.Chic.

Written by Marie Denee

I am the Editor in Chic of The Curvy Fashionista. Often goofy. Forever emo. Always a Virgo. You can find me somewhere grooving to 90s R&B.

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