THE BWE EXPERIENCE!!

GET Glam! GET Pampered! GET Empowered!

 BWe Beauty Makeovers

Relaxing Massages

Amazing Fashion Show

Soothing Spa Treatments

Exclusive Pop-Up Shops by Reality Stars

Engaging Seminars & Workshops

Celebrity Meet & Greet

Top National Musical Performances

Natural Hair Trends

Culinary Tastings

Shop To Your Heart’s Content


Book Your Girls Trip for BWe Weekend in Chicago
At our Official Host Hotel

Hotel Chicago Downtown, An Autograph Collection

#SheMatters Empowerment Sessions & Workshops

BWe tailors multiple conversations for the African American woman, her family, her career and her lifestyle annually.  Both local and national speakers in each BWe market have an opportunity to join the conversation and provide their expertise on a group of topics during the weekend to include

– Healthy Lifestyle
– Relationships
– Business
– Beauty
– Wealth & Finance
– Arts & Entertainment
– Technology

Do you have what it takes to join our expert lineup of speakers, educators and influencers during BWe weekend?

Submit your speaker proposal, speaker bio, press kit, video links and more before the deadline date of Friday, March 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST to be considered as a speaker for BWe Chicago.

ABOUT THE BLACK WOMEN’S EXPO

The nation’s longest-running exposition of its kind for African American consumers!

The Black Women’s Expo (BWe), originating in Chicago, offers unparalleled opportunities for brands seeking to engage with the African American consumer in multiple markets.  BWe is where Black Women can be found, in record numbers, annually for the BWe Experience, where she finds the latest trends, amazing new products and services, where she gets informed, empowered and enlightened!

Black women will not only have the BWe Experience in Chicago, but in Atlanta and Dallas in 2019 with our 3-City Tour!   Now in our 25th year, The Black Women’s Expo presents an array of dynamic speakers and celebrities in seminar sessions, top musical artists on our main stage…and a lively marketplace for corporations and small business exhibitors to engage with the powerful and growing African American consumer!

With our 3-City Tour, The Black Women’s Expo engages millions of consumers through our unprecedented media campaigns, (radio, television, print, digital, social media) with media partnerships in each market.

Empowering.

Over 40 seminars & workshops presented by local & national speakers, A-list celebrities, and thought-leaders from around the country!

Entertaining.

The hottest musical acts, fashion & hair shows, comedy, dance and much more daily on the BWe Main Stage.

Engaging

On the BWe Exhibit Floor where corporations, small business vendors, educational and medical institutions showcase the latest trends, products & services that you need.

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Another dynamic workshop coming to the Expo. Join @ndigomagapaper and @peggyariggins as they discuss The Wow of Pow! #shematters #shematters25 #ndigomagapaper #commandthatroom #blackwomen #blackwomensexpo
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‪The Men’s Den will be open for business during this year’s Expo. Men there is something for you too. #shematters #shematters25 #mensden #blackmen #blackwomen #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomensexpo ‬
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We are happy to share our returning vendor @kimberlyelisenaturals who captures the power and effectiveness of nature to help you achieve your most radiant, beautiful glow. Stop by their booth during the @theblackwomensexpo_ this year. #shematters #shematters25 #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomensexpo #kimberlyelisenaturals #vendor
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We are happy to announce one of our sponsors @wgci will be at @theblackwomensexpo_ this year! #shematters #shematters25 #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomensexpo #wgci #chicago #chicagoradio #chicagomedia #blackwomen
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Day 23 of our countdown bring us to previous speaker @angelayee @theblackwomensexpo_ was happy to have her as a part of the Expo. Stay tuned as we begin to announce this year’s speakers! #shematters #shematters25 #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomensexpo #23daysandcounting #countdown #blackwomen #chicago #chicagoevents #chicagoevent
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Friday April 12 we will be hosting a youth summit during the Expo. We have a dynamic sponsor lined up for the youth summit. We will also have the Kidz Korner available all weekend with Kid friendly activities for the little ones in your life. So you don’t have to leave them at home. @theblackwomensexpo_ has something for everyone of all ages. We hope to see you (and your little ones) there. #shematters #shematters25 #kidzkorner #familyfriendly #blackwomen #chicago #chicagoevents #24daysandcounting
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Our corporate sponsor @walgreens has half price tickets. Have you purchased your ticket yet? What are you waiting for? #shematters #shematters25 #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomen #tickets #chicago #chicagoevents #walgreens
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We are just 24 days away from @theblackwomensexpo_ and today we highlight previous guest @urbanmediamaven the woman behind @tvonetv and @radioonelife we are thankful she was a part of this journey with us. #shematters #shematters25 #cathyhughes #tvone #radioone #previousspeakers #theblackwomensexpo #blackwomensexpo #24daysleft

Strong.   Savvy.   Significant.

The African American Woman is that and more.

SHE MATTERS!

EXPO Components

Exhibitor’s Marketplace

Where corporations and small business vendors showcase their products & services over 3 days to the African American consumer.

Seminars & Workshops

Relevant, thought-provoking, informational sessions presented that address issues in the community with local and national experts.

Main Stage

National musical artists, favorite local acts, fashion & hair shows, dance, theatre & much more offered daily.

Celebrities & Notables

Engage with local and national celebrities, actors/actresses, musical artists, speakers & lecturers, prominent community leaders and other notables.

Teen Summit

Forums addressing today’s African American youth.

SPONSORS

Corporations that know the value of marketing to the powerful Black Consumer receive comprehensive brand exposure through our unprecedented multimedia campaign and their onsite engagement.