Fuller Woman Expo Recap: Empowering & Celebrating Plus Size Women

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In its fourth year The International Fuller Woman Expo, an event created by Cassandra Jones-McBryde to embrace, accept and celebrate the fuller figure woman took place in Detroit, MI at the Hotel St. Regis. The three day “plus empowerment weekend” brought women and men together to empower one another. The weekend kicked off on Friday, with Plus Biz Connect a networking … [Read more...]

Int’l Fuller Woman Expo: 2012 Plus Empowerment Weekend

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The International Fuller Woman Expo returns to Detroit, Michigan for its 4th year with an event focused on inspiring, educating and celebrating plus size women. The largest international consumer event for plus size women returns to the Hotel St. Regis in Downtown Detroit, Michigan on September 21, 22 & 23, 2012. The three-day event features empowering panel discussions, … [Read more...]

The Int’l Fuller Woman Network Mixer & Model Call Recap

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Since 2009, we've been a media partner for the International Fuller Woman Expo in Detroit, Michigan.  We do our best to spread the word to our readers by giving you as many details as we can because let's face it.....we have to support one another.  Every plus size event we hear about is special because it gets us and you one step closer to the goal of 'Thriving In Our Curves' … [Read more...]

Double Exposure: The International Fuller Woman Expo

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Since 2008 the Fuller Woman Expo has been inspiring and celebrating plus size women on an international level and they are back with double the power this year. On July 15th the Canada edition presents Curves In The Square. After 3 years on the road the International Fuller Woman Expo returns to Toronto with a bang! This year's Canada edition will be held at Yonge & … [Read more...]

The Int’l Fuller Woman Expo Expands To Three Days

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The International Fuller Woman Expo is one of a kind. Since it's inception in 2008, the mission of the Fuller Woman Expo has been to empower the plus-size woman to recognize her internal and external beauty; to educate and motivate through workshops and seminars,while providing information on the products and/or services available to them through various companies across the … [Read more...]

Fuller Woman Workshop Lesson #4 on Forgiveness

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Remember that a life well lived is your best revenge. Instead of focusing on your wounded feelings, and thereby giving the person who caused you pain power over you, learn to look for the love, beauty and kindness around you. Forgiveness is about personal power. -living to forgive.com Personal Power!! Taking the power back from all of those things that hold you back. We often … [Read more...]

Curvy Chic Closet: Consignment Shopping For Plus Size Women On The Go

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Since 2011, the Plus Biz Connect Contest has introduced us to businesses owned and operated by plus size women. These businesses cater to plus size consumers while offering products and services that plus size women and men can benefit from. Launched by the International Fuller Woman Expo and Anasites, Plus Biz Connect continues to attract a variety of businesses by allowing … [Read more...]

Plus Biz Connect Contest Returns November 7

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The Plus Biz Connect contest was originally launched this year in conjunction with the International Fuller Woman Expo. It was a contest that enabled people to vote on their favorite plus biz that was either owned by a plus size woman,has a focus to the plus size consumer or had products or services that would benefit the Fuller Woman. We had thousands of votes tabulated and we … [Read more...]

On the Scene with IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel

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We all know how fabulous IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel is! They have timeless pieces that will make every event a show stopper. Check out where IGIGI was spotted recently! SAFE (Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment) is a non-profit organization that assists victims of Domestic Violence become financially stable after leaving an abusive situation. They recently had their annual … [Read more...]

Valery Amador, Creative Director/Publisher of DVD Receives Honor at The Fuller Woman Expo

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Being held on September 10, 2011 at the Detroit Historical Museum in downtown Detroit, Michigan, The International Fuller Woman Expo features products, services and seminars that give plus size women a day of education, empowerment and enjoyment. As the largest international consumer event for plus size women, the Expo provides an excellent opportunity for businesses and … [Read more...]

5 Events, 2 Countries: The Fuller Woman Expo Aspires To Inspire

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Since 2008, women all over the world have traveled to attend The International Fuller Woman Expo.  Started by Georgia Greenwood in Canada, this Expo is one of a kind.  It not only celebrates plus size women, but it empowers them to be business women, to think about their health and introduces them to plus friendly companies. With three events in the U.S. under her belt, U.S. … [Read more...]

Int’l Fuller Woman Network Join Forces with Big Sister Magazine Based In Nigeria

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The International Fuller Woman Network was created to connect initiatives around the world that support the size acceptance and plus empowerment movement. Through our network, those positive entities are highlighted and celebrated. To strengthen our commitment to connecting curves around the world, The International Fuller Woman Network has forged an exciting new partnership … [Read more...]

Highlights of The 2011 Intl. Fuller Woman Expo

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Our August 2011 Edition is brought to you by the International Fuller Woman Expo. Being held in Detroit, Michigan on September 10, 2011 at the Detroit Historical Museum, the 2011 Fuller Woman expo is the largest international consumer event for plus size women, the Expo provides an excellent opportunity for businesses and organizations to target their core audience as well … [Read more...]

Fun, Fattery and Fringe with Love Your Body-Detroit

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I recently attended the first ever clothing swap called Fun, Fattery and Fringe hosted by Love Your Body-Detroit (LYBD). Headed up by Amanda Levitt and Katherine Rae of LYBD; Fun, Fattery and Fringe was a warm gathering of women from around the city ready to share  clothing from their closets. They were also open to sharing their experiences with each other. We first talked … [Read more...]

The Intl. Fuller Woman Expo Returns To Detroit, MI This September

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For the last 3 years The International Fuller Woman Expo has set the bar high when it comes to celebrating plus size women worldwide.  Originating in Canada, hundreds of vendors, exhibitors, models, presenters, performers and patrons travel to the event each year which calls Canada and Detroit, Michigan home. Executive Produced by Cassandra Jones-McBryde, the 5th Annual … [Read more...]

17 Reasons To Attend The International Fuller Woman Expo

With one week away from the 4th International Fuller Woman Expo, I am so excited as I think of the lives that will be changed, the women that will be impacted and the fashion that will grace the runway. The Fuller Woman Expo(TFWE) is dedicated to empowering women to recognize their internal and external beauty, to educate and motivate through workshops and seminars while … [Read more...]