The Midwest Beauty & The Beard Expo was created to bring awareness to the importance of a holistic lifestyle in the African American community while enjoying the richness of our culture through hair, barber, beauty, & fashion industry. This event will feature vendors, workshops, fashion/ hair shows speakers and performers. The expo will also include several Q&A panel discussions that will cover topics that include:
Bravo CrewLove could be called many things from a public speaker, activists to a self-proclaimed philanthropist. Bravo considers himself as the "Culture Enthusiast," noting that he is unapologetically BLACK and brings that plus style flare intellect and swagger with him on his endeavors. Hailing from what he likes to call "Cincinnati USA," he started hosting house parties. He made his way from hosting and djing large arenas for countless mainstream artists. With his charisma wit and ability to fill up a room up positive energy, you're definitely in the right place if he's near.If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
After his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer, with no back-up plan, Chris Edwards quit a well-paying job with Homeland Security in 2005 to pursue deejaying. Just days after quitting the job, his DJ equipment was stolen from an OTR parking lot. Chris sent out an email to approximately 30 friends and about 100 people on Myspace, asking them to support a fundraiser to (re)purchase the lost DJ gear. It was an unbelievable success & served as a beacon that maybe he should've been doing this nightlife thing all along...
Chris Paul later turned his unique DJ style in to a company brand (entitled "DELUX") & graduating to presenting some of Cincinnati's sexiest, well respected, longest running, and most memorable events / concerts! He's brought several artists to the Tri-State, including Dwele, SWV, Eric Roberson, Carl Thomas, Marsha Ambrosius, & Anthony Hamilton (to name a few).
After hanging up the turntables to concentrate on the production/presentation of events, the legendary Dj Chris Paul, rumored to have stole the show from Kid Capri @ Jacks Casino during Macy Music Fest Weekend, only spins records for select events! If you see the "DJ" in front of his name, it's guaranteed to be a good time!
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Orlando was instrumental in introducing the Penny Marketing concept of street marketing as a mainstream
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Executive Marketing specialist was able to work with clientele including major and independent record
labels, established A-list artist and major motion-picture studios. His efforts contributed to media exposure
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Cincinnati Bell along with Cincinnati Former Mayor Dwight Tillery's "Mayors Commission on Children" that
receive The covenant Chicago Film Festivals Honors. Orlando's on edge in your face marketing strategies
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A PERSONAL TRAINER, FITNESS CORRESPONDENT FOR FOX19 NEWS, FITNESS COMPETITOR AND OWNER OF BOOTCAMP CINCINNATI, MY JOURNEY IS ABOUT REINVENTION THROUGH HEALTH, WELLNESS, SELF CARE, FITNESS, AND LIFE. THE REINVENTION OF DENISE...BODY, MIND AND SOUL. MY PASSION FOR FITNESS EVOLVED INTO MY PURPOSE AND PROFESSION. AFTER LOSING OVER 75 LBS, I BECAME A CERTIFIED TRAINER AND BEGAN MY JOURNEY TOWARDS HELPING OTHERS ACHIEVE THEIR WEIGHT LOSS GOALS. I LOVE WHAT I DO AND LOVE HELPING OTHERS ACCOMPLISH THEIR GOALS THROUGH FITNESS. I HAVE WORKED WITH SOME PRETTY AMAZING PEOPLE WHO HAVE INCORPORATED FITNESS, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION INTO THEIR LIVES NOT JUST FOR THE QUICK FIX, BUT FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. IT’S GRATIFYING WHEN YOU SEE PEOPLE TRANSFORM THEIR LIVES THROUGH FITNESS.