Circle of Sisters 2021

Friday, December 3rd at 10am EST thru Sunday, December 5th at 10pm EST

Agenda

EXHIBITOR AND HOLIDAY SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

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Movement for Black Lives

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National Georgraphic : Welcome to Earth hosted by Will Smith

WELCOME TO EARTH is a ​​gateway into the mysterious and unknown parts of Earth. Will Smith ventures to these unknown frontiers with a diverse group of the planet’s most adventurous explorers to unlock Earth’s well-kept secrets.

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AIN'T TOO PROUD : The life and times of The Temptations Performance "Ball of confusion"

AIN'T TOO PROUD is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. Circle of Sisters is proud to present: "Ball of Confusion".

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Fight Fraud; It’s a Crime. Hosted by Ann Tripp and presented to you by New Jersey Fraud

WBLS’ Ann Tripp and New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, Tracy Thompson have an important conversation on everything you need to know about fraud, how it impacts you, and what you can do to protect yourself from a possible life altering event.

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Disney Dreamers Academy

 

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An intimate Conversation with Mary J. Blige hosted by Dejavu

Join this deep dive discussion into Mary J. Blige's iconic career.

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Virtual Guided Wine Tasting Class

An interactive wine tasting class with Cruology Vines to be enjoyed in the comfort and safety of your home, including tasting, blending and education.

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Go behind the scenes of the GAME with Wendy Racquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez! Hosted by LaDawn Black

A conversation with cast members of The Game and a screening of an episode from the new season.

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Ladies Night hosted by Dejavu and Music provided by MISS ID

Kick-off afterparty.

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Greetings from NYS Attorney Letitia James

Greetings remarks from Attorney General Letitia James

"RESILIENCE" A dance performance by Naya A. Hutchinson

Kick-off Circle of Sisters with resilience, a performance by Naya A. Hutchinson.

"Women on the Ground Hosted by: Jennifer Jones Austin"

A conversation about what life is like on the frontlines of the fight for social justice and how their experiences motivated them to get involved.

Disney Dreamers Academy

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Let’s talk about Hair : hosted by Unique Chapman

Exploring the relationship between black women and their hair. From identity to culture. To the healing space of beauty salons. Our place within the billion dollar industry and the crown act. Panelist include: Maya Smith, Celebrity Hair Stylist and founder of the DOUX, Daryce Tolliver, A natural hair educator, stylist and founder of NYC based salon "A Curl Can Dream", A.J. Watkins creator of All Natural Kinks Hair Care Brand.

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"An Intimate Conversation with Niecy Nash & Jessica Betts Hosted by: Lamonda Williams"

Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts a conversation about love, life, and laughter.

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Holiday Cooking with Chef Jernard Wells!

Learn how to make Smoked Gouda and truffle oil mac and cheese

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Ain't Too Proud : The Life and Times of the Temptations

AIN'T TOO PROUD is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. Circle of Sisters is proud to present: "Ain't Too Proud".

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The Creative HustleHer with Deja Vu

New strategies for thriving and surviving in business. Whitney Beatty Founder of Josephine & Billie's Speakeasy, Christian Sargent, founder of Vicky's Pancakes, Marsha Guerrier, founder of HerSuiteSpot.com, Marie David, Founder Of Marie's Tasty LIQS, Kiahna Malloy, Founder Kreme & Krumbs

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Sisters in Sports! Hosted by LaDawn Black

Catch the Game trailer for the new season follwed by the Sisters In Sports panel including highlights the triumphs they’ve endured and glass ceilings they've broken throughout their careers and the hardships and wins they continue to face, plus mental health. Plus a special, thank you to the Advancement of Blacks In Sports! Panelist: Collette V. Smith, First Black NFL Female Coach,First Female Jets Coach in Franchise history Felicia Hall Allen, Felicia Hall Allen & Associates : Attorney, Sports Agent, Leadership Consultant, Former WNBA Executive & NIKE Manager Diane Richardson - Head Women Coach at Towson.

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Financial Empowerment hosted by Deja Vu

Learn how to manage your money post pandemic and moving into a 2022 kind-of world. Panelist: Founder & CEO of MindRight Money Management, Ash Cash, and financial expert Michelle Richburg.

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"ALLBLK : Partners in Rhyme"

"A legendary rapper manages the budding career of her niece in order to save her own while also managing massive debt. Starring MC Lyte, Precious Way, Ron G, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, Wesley Jonathan, Rolanda Watts, Bruce Nozick, Junn Baby, Maritza Lazcano, Xhaania Wright, Andrea Torres, Duane Ramos, Jeff Rolle Jr., Eric Nenninger, and Emonjay Brown."

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Holiday Cooking with Foods and Dudes creator Tricia Messeroux!

Learn how to make some quick amazing holiday meals from a few Dudes that love food.

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"Loving the Skin You're In Hosted by: Marie David"

An open conversation about the beauty of Black skin. Here, you’ll hear from dermatologists, make-up artists, skincare experts, and women in Hollywood who are constantly having to add and subtract products from their face, and all who have experienced their own journey to falling in love with the skin they’re in. Panelist: Shontay Lundy, Founder of Black Girl Sunscreen and Erline Louigene, Celebrity Make-Up Artist

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Brothers Keeping It Real About Love & Relationships! hosted by Lenny Green

Brothers keeping it real about relationships! A real conversation about love, lust and loyalty in relationships with our Sisters! Panelist: Kenny Lattimore, Keith Robinson, Fat Joe and Brian Adams

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An Intimate Conversation with Babyface hosted by Shaila

An intimate conversation with Babyface about the techniques of writing memorable songs working with new artist (Lucky Daye, etc.) celebrating 40 years of the Deele and the journey to the present.

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Steve Harvey with "Real Talk"

A candid and motivational conversation with Steve Harvey.

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Circle of Sisters R&B Concert

"Mahalia, Stokely, Leela James, Anthony Hamilton, After 7, Earth Wind and Fire"

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R&B After Party

DJ Scratch with scratchvision brought to you by Resorts World NYC

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Gospel Yoga Flow W/ Courtenay S. Brown

Get ready to catch a Sunday morning vibe with Courtenay Brown.

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"Faith for the Future Hosted by: Liz Black"

An in-depth conversation addressing lessons from the past, the concerns or our present, and the fate of our future through the revelation of faith. Panelist: Bishop Liston Page II, Pastor Joshua and Co-Pastor, Emerald Campbell, Pastors Ronald and Charlitta Braggs, Brian Andrew Wilson, and Prophetesph Tiffany Wilson

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"Wellness: Mind, Body, & Soul Hosted by: Tai Beauchamp"

A conversation about keeping your mind, body, and soul right. Panelist: AJ Johnson, Latham Thomas, Malinda Williams

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"Thoughts of a Colored Man Hosted by: Lenny Green"

A conversation with the cast of Thoughts of a Colored Man. Panelist: Cast of Thoughts of a Colored Man: Luke James, Tristan "Mack" Wilds, and Keenan Scott II, and Forrest McClendon

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"Financial Wellness Fireside Chat Hosted by Déjà Vu"

Finance panel sponsored by Wells Fargo.

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"Fireside chat with Divorce Court Judge Faith Jenkins : Hosted by Shaila"

A conversation about divorce, marriage, dating vs. settling.

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AIN'T TOO PROUD : The life and times of The Temptations Performance "Just My Imaginaton"

AIN'T TOO PROUD is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. Circle of Sisters is proud to present: "Just my imagination".

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"Daddy's Little Girls Hosted by: Lamonda"

Jonetta Rose Barras, Michele Brown, Monte Partee, Fanita Henderson or Dr. Tabethah Mack

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"WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: Resilience. Love. Passion: Making it Happen In Spite of.... Hosted by: TT Torrez"

A conversation about the love, passion, and resilience it takes to be a woman in power and Tressa Azarel-Smallwood, Kita Williams, Charlene Thomas, Michele Ghee.

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Going Inside Black America brought to you by McDonalds and Movement 4 Black Lives

A candid, roundtable discussion about the issues currently beating at the heart of Black America and Rev. Al Sharpton Greetings, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Prof. Christina Greer, Journalist/TV Producer Samson Styles, Dr. Eddie Glaude, Ann Tripp, Angelo Pinto Esq.

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Women on Broadway

An impactful discussion that highlights Black Women on Broadway featuring Toni Israel, Founder and Ceo of RealEMN Productions, Morgan Dudley, who plays the character "Jackie" in Jagged Little Pill, Beverly Jenkins, Production Stage Manger for Hadestown and Martha Redbone, Composer For Colored Girls. Hosted by Bianca LaVerne Jones, Associate Director of Chicken and Biscuits

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Liz Black Gospel Showcase brought to you by Girl From the North Country

Liz Black Gospel Showcase with performances by

Anointed Friends-Be Alright

Sandra Huff & Melodic Sound with the Unconn Freedom Gospel Choir-God Is With Me

Titus Showers- We Need You

Jokia-Let him in

Rod Forte-Spirit of Yah

Terriann-Stayed On Him

Jermaine Dolly-I’ll Go

Earl Bynum & The Mount Virtual Choir- Psalms 117

Dante Bowe-Joyful

Group Fire-Fix it followed by a performance by Girl from The North Country

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Hezekiah Walker and Friends Gospel Concert brought to you by ALLBLK: Covenant

Watch this amazing trailer of ALLBLK's latest series called CONVENANT followed by the Hezekiah Walker and Friends Gospel Concert

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Frequently Asked Questions

ATTENDEES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
No. Some exhibitors may have the ability to request a video chat, it is not required in order to participate.
Your login information is the email address you provided during registration.
This is an online event at circleofsisters.com. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a virtual bag for you! You can add documents provided by each exhibitor to your online swag bag and then email them to yourself or share items with friends and family by simply entering their email.
Yes, vFairs team will be available throughout in the tech support chat room to provide you technical assistance.
Please visit their booth specific chat rooms from exhibit hall. You can also have one on one conversations with specific booth reps within their booth chat rooms.

EXHIBITORS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please click on Exhibit Hall on lobby navigation bar or the “Exhibit Hall” text within the design. Click on your booth’s name from the aerial view and you will be taken to your booth.
Please click on “Browse Attendee Profile” on the lobby navigation bar. You can have a look at the profile of different attendees and can sent them Chat invitations to initiate one-on-one conversations.
You can search them either by their First Name, Last Name, Category or any other profile specifications.
Yes, you can initiate audio/video calls along with text messages. Within the chat room, once you’ll click on the camera icon at the top right corner of the chat room, it will redirect you to whereby platform where you can have an audio call, video call and can share your screen as well.
You can reach out to the vFairs team that will be available in the tech support chat room through out the duration of the event. Or you can send an email at this email address. circleofsisters@getvfairs.io
Most up to date computers and mobile devices such as laptops, desktops, and handheld devices can run the virtual event for you. Google Chrome would be a preferred browser.