Madison College - South
2238 S. Park Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53713
Black Friday opens up the holiday shopping season and we are asking the community to commit to spending at least $50.00 of their shopping dollars with Black owned businesses right here in our community. As noted "when you buy from these businesses, you support financial freedom and agency in the black community".
Host: Heymiss Progress Expo & Madison College-South
Event Details: Heymiss Progress in partnership with Madison College-South hosts the Black Friday Black Business Expo. The Black Business Expo presented in July 2016 by Heymiss Progress was created to connect the greater Madison community to Black business owners. The primary goal of the Black Business Expo is to encourage the greater Madison community to support Black owned businesses, clubs, organizations, and service providers as well as to create space for networking among Black business owners.
More Information soon at: www.heymissprogress.com
107 N. Hamilton St.
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day with Doyenne Group, Inc. and Revel! Whether you are a full-time entrepreneur, aspire to be one in the future, or just love being inspired by other women doing amazing things, this event is for you!
Join us at Revel between 5pm-8pm for an evening of cocktails, conversation, snacks, and fun activities, including:
- Retail pop-up shop presented by April Joy Gulley of Ubuntu Trade, a business created to showcase and support women artisans and makers in Uganda.
- Pop-up shop by Grasshopper Goods, a mobile boutique concept created and run by Doyenne member Karen Tardew.
- [5:30-7pm] Lipstick touch up station featuring lip products by local brand Marie Hunter Beauty and its creator KéNisha Ruff.
- Additional festivities and activities will be added as we get closer to the event, stay tuned!
Space is limited, so RSVP on the Revel website today! RSVP fee includes light appetizers and drink ticket redeemable for a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage. Additional drinks, retail items, and DIY projects available for purchase.
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Details: Progress, Empowerment & Collaboration is our theme this year and sessions will range from exploring Black women in media, entrepreneurial success, your professional ROI and more!
Join this creative atmosphere for leadership development, networking, and strategic power sessions while promoting sisterhood and elevating the collective status of Black women.
Presented by Heymiss Progress, the 2017 Black Women's Leadership Conference weekend schedule is sure to inspire and motivate every attendee to strive for their personal and professional goals.
Overture Center for the Arts - Promenade Hall
201 State Street
Details: Join the women of Ellevate-Madion for a special evening dedicated to the launch of the Madison Chapter of Ellevate! One of four featured panelist, KéNisha Ruff, Founder and Creative Director of Marie Hunter Beauty will be speaking.
Location: Revel Madison
107 North Hamilton Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Details: Friday night is ladies’ night! Grab your girlfriends and join Revel for an evening of style, inspiration, and creativity, featuring stylist and body-love guru Krystle Marks! You’ll love hearing Krystle’s inspiring talk and will also create a customized piece of statement art to display as a reminder of the positive messages from the workshop. As an added bonus, KéNisha ‘Kaiye’ Ruff of Marie Hunter Beauty will be on hand to do personalized lipstick color consults and touch-ups!
The workshop itself will feature Krystle’s presentation “Love Your Body, Rock Your Style”. By embracing your own, unique qualities, you instantly give your style the freedom to flourish! Open the door to self-acceptance as you discover and celebrate your best assets by making the most of your wardrobe. She will be sharing tips for highlighting your best features and offering ideas for styling your uniquely perfect body. Krystle hopes to empower you to live your life with confidence and a renewed honor for your dreams!
During the workshop you will also get to create a statement art piece that fits your style. Revel staff will demonstrate various techniques for preparing the background of your canvas and help you finish it off with the perfect, positive phrase of your choosing.
RSVP now to save your seats! Cost includes all supplies and instruction. Cocktails and snacks available for purchase.
About the Speaker: Krystle Marks is a Personal Stylist who specializes in helping women feel great about their bodies and personal sense of style. Since starting Love, Krystle: Personal Styling in 2011, she has accumulated a list of ecstatic clients. Krystle is fueled by the truth that you are lovely just as you are today! You carry inherent value & beauty that the world around you so desperately needs to be exposed to. She lives to draw out, magnify, and celebrate who you are on the inside and to help you make it uniquely yours on the outside. She is passionate about investing in the most valuable accessory you’ll ever own…your confidence and self love.
About Marie Hunter Beauty: Launched in 2010 in Madison, Marie Hunter Beauty uses the highest quality ingredients on the market to enhance your natural beauty while constantly producing 100% cruelty free products. Ruff’s motto “Confidence Speaks Volumes” has one simple meaning, when you look good, you feel good!
3636 South Iron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60609
Details: UniversiTee Box is switching gears and is excited to announce soon that they are becoming a marketing based tech company, connecting companies with a large influencer program and developing content to market their brand products.
They have selected social media star Jaiden Dillon as the new official face of their company, and are flying her to Chicago to show her a good time. On March 18th Celebrity Stylist Kristie Jorfald who has worked with celebrities such as Beyonce, Chris Brown and Taylor Swift will be in for a live streamed interview on their new podcast series "PodClass" to engage girls with inspiring professionals and others.
The Beauty Night Event will be multi-purpose. UniversiTee Box is inviting influential vloggers based in the Chicago area and networking and cultivating relationships with one another. It is a soft Pre-Launch party, PodClass Live Stream. Marie Hunter Beauty will be doing live lip demonstrations showcasing the Marie Hunter product line.
*This event is invite only