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VIP NEXT LEVEL LOUNGE
Next Level Lounge is where you connect directly to the agencies, speakers, and brand representatives while enjoying complimentary light bites, drinks, and special photo ops.
(Fashion And Beauty Enthusiasts)
We're hitting the pink carpet again for our high-profile curvy networking day party mixed with the hottest influencers and industry-driven brands!
NEXT LEVEL CONFIDENCE will focus on taking your business and lifestyle to the next level confidently through fashion, preparation, and education. We're showing micro-influencers how to grow on a macro-level. It's an amazingly unique curvy experience you do not want to miss!
For two days, you'll get to experience:
Expert speakers and panelists addressing the lifestyle of plus-size and curvy women as it relates to achieving your NEXT LEVEL CONFIDENCE in their fashion style, business, and branding.
An elite modeling and talent agency scouting by Wilhelmina Models, 10 MGMT, MP Management, 4 Star Casting Agency, and more. Models up to a size 22 requested.
GLAM-preneurship workshops in blogging, modeling, beauty, and branding taught by the top curvy FAB influencers.
Shopping with local and national vendors because a party isn't a party without shopping with your FAB friends!
Pink carpet interviews with a chance to get your brand exposed!
Lastly, we're topping off the weekend with our DREAM BIG FASHION SHOW featuring a spin-off of the tv show, Project Runway presented by Columbia College Chicago's fashion design department. Join our live audience as the judges decide on the best-designed and functional fashions to rip DBM's runway.
Dress code... STYLISH! Stay camera ready, there will be fashion photo ops all day!
See ya there!
HEARD YOU NEED PARKING INFORMATION
Parking for Conway Center
Park in a lot or use meter parking around the South Loop campus. The parking meters in Chicago are owned and operated by a private company. Hourly rates will vary by location and typically, meters are in operation from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., including weekends and holidays.
There are several parking lots and garages around the South Loop, especially along South Wabash Avenue and State Street. Daily parking rates are seasonal and tend to spike during peak holiday and festival times. Shop around for the best bargain.
Accessible by public transportation using the "L" or Chicago buses
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