Trumbull, Conn. — With the immense desire to celebrate the intelligence, strength, courage and determination of women and girls, and the dynamic beauty professionals who inspire our communities, Tanisha Akinloye created Empowering Through Beauty Expo (ETB Expo) 2014: A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY. Once the owner of her highly successful salon, Fabulousity, hairstylist and beauty expert Tanisha Akinloye decided to close the doors of her lucrative salon to dedicate herself to helping people better their lives. Determined to continue the mission to strengthen and uplift those facing challenges, Tanisha Akinloye will host her first premier event-- ETB Expo 2014: A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY sponsored by Lamik Beauty, Design Essentials,John Casablancas, WDJZ 1530 AM, QB & Co., Brush Salon, Marquette Collection, Dayze Hair Bar, and Empowering Through Beauty Inc.
Empowering through Beauty Expo 2014: "A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY" will take place onJanuary 18, 2014 from 5:30-11:00 p.m. at the luxurious Trumbull Marriott located on 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611. ETB Expo 2014 is supporting Empowering Through Beauty Inc., (ETBINC), a 501c3 non-profit with the mission to empower women and girls to live a vibrant future by restoring hope, dignity, and self-confidence.
Empowering Through Beauty Expo 2014: A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY, is the first premier, star-studded charity event of its kind in Connecticut—an extravagant, deserving, fun-filled celebration, complete with everything women need to celebrate their beauty--celebrities, shopping, pampering, inspiration, live entertainment, and of course, glam. The exciting expo will feature fabulous women of empowerment such as Grammy Nominated R&B Sensation, Jazmine Sullivan and her mother, interior decorator/creative director, Pam Sullivan, in addition to Grammy Nominated singer and Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married" and "Marriage Counselor" actor, Anthony "Tony" Grant, andOwn Network "Love thy Neighbor," Red carpet host and actress, Trisha Mann Grant, Jen the Pen, formerly of Love & Hip Hop NY, CEO of GoldStar Properties/ 'Women Doing It Big' Founder,Tiana Von Johnson, Miss Teen USA 2012 Logan West, Success coach, Marge Piccini, Debbie Wright of Project Closet, Ena Moales of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, and ETB EXPO CEO/President, Tanisha Akinloye. Guests will also experience the live musical vibrations rendered by Lamone, as he performs his hit new single, "High Off You," along with Tony Grant who will also perform his breakout single, "I'm Coming Home."
ETB Expo CEO and Hairstylist, Tanisha Akinloye’s passion for beauty was the inspiration behind ETB Expo 2014. She states, “Sharing, unifying, and celebrating my beauty with others is what I was born to do.”
The lavish affair will serve as a platform for beauty enthusiasts to celebrate and showcase their work, while creating a unique platform to honor industrious beauty pros such Anthony Cymery "Joe the Barber" of Haircuts For Hugs among others, that have touched the lives of those in need.
At ETB Expo 2014, guests will have the opportunity to receive glam makeovers at the beauty bar serviced by hair/art sculpturer, Bethany "Queen B." Bell of QB & Co., celebrity makeup artist,Rodney Jon, and Brush Salon. The expo will also serve as a dynamic networking mix and mingle for elite taste makers, movers, and shakers. Fashion enthusiasts will get to experience a live runway show featuring the whimsical designs by Marquette Collection by Ty'Ron Perrin along with tunes spun by DJ Herman Ham.
Pam Sullivan, mother to R&B Sensation, Jazmine Sullivan states, "Beauty and self-esteem has been of a particular interest in our household since I gave birth to my daughter, and since she decided to pursue a career in the music business,” Pam Sullivan. “So I am honored to be a featured woman of empowerment along with the other influential women participating in ETB Expo 2014.”
Like mother, like daughter, Jazmine Sullivan, is also looking forward to the beauty expo. “I am excited to attend the expo with my mother, and I am so happy to meet the fine supports of this great cause.”
Power couple, actor and actress, Tony and Trisha Grant, also revel their excitement to be apart of the expo. "We are honored to be the red carpet hosts, as well as the MC's for Empowering Through Beauty Expo. We are so proud of our cousin, Tanisha Akinloye, for letting God use her as a vessel to bless others. This will be a powerful experience, and it's just the beginning of so many great opportunities to come."
Empowering Through Beauty Expo 2014: A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY supports the mission of Empowering Through Beauty Inc., (ETBINC,) a 501c3 nonprofit organization. A portion of the proceeds will go towards The American Cancer Society, and the continuation of Empowering Through Beauty Inc.’s God-given mandate to enrich lives through beauty.
Empowering Through Beauty Expo 2014: "A Celebration of Beauty" will take place on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 5:30-11:00 p.m. at 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611. ETB Expo 2014 is supporting The American Cancer Society and Empowering Through Beauty Inc., (ETBINC), a 510c3 non-profit with the mission to empower women and girls to live a vibrant future by restoring hope, dignity, and self confidence.
The itinerary for the fabulous affair will take place as follows:
5:30 p.m. doors open
*Press Check In: 6:20 p.m.
7:00-8:00 p.m.: Red Carpet
VIP: $55.00 (includes swag bag, premier seating, along with meet and greet with celebrity guests. At the door: $65.00)
General Admission: $25.00 in advance (At the door: $35.00)
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About Empowering Through Beauty Inc.
Empowering through Beauty Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit with the mission to empower women and girls to live a vibrant future by restoring hope, dignity, and self-confidence throughout Connecticut and North Carolina. Empowering through Beauty’s purpose is to enrich lives through beauty, build confidence, and promote self-sufficiency through powerful self-esteem workshops, educational programs and social entrepreneurship and anti-poverty seminars.
About ETB Expo 2014: A Celebration of Beauty
Beauty visionary and creator of EMPOWERING THROUGH BEAUTY EXPO 2014 (ETB Expo 2014) "A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY", Tanisha Akinloye has birthed the most influential beauty expo of its kind. Empowering through Beauty Expo is designed to celebrate the intelligence, strength, courage and determination of women and girls, and the dynamic beauty professionals who inspire our community. A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY, is the first premier, star-studded charity expo of its kind—an extravagant, deserving, fun-filled celebration, complete with everything women need to celebrate their beauty-celebrities, shopping, pampering, inspiration, and of course, glam.