Girlfriend’s Expo planned for February 4th – 6th 2012: Series of counselling, seminars and events intended
Based on overwhelming request, the next staging of Girlfriend’s Expo will be February 4th – 6th 2012. However a number of booth spaces have been booked by exhibitors for the 2012 event.
And Event Director, Kimtara Amory-Clarke is “bowled over” by the early response. “Since we were unable to attain the desired dates for 2011, and with the expected busy rainy season we made a decision to move the event out of October. The dates for the next expo are Feb 4 – 6th 2012, but already some exhibitors have booked, and preferential locations have been put on reserved. We are bowled over by the response already,” she said, adding that this would be the third installation of Girlfriends Expo.
The inaugural event which targets the professional female demographic was held in 2009, followed by an equally successful one in 2010, both held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre. It is usually held in October, and includes an play-zone specially for children. However, Clarke said last year’s bad weather prompted them to move it to another time of the year.
Girlfriends’ Expo is designed to raise funds for the Girlfriends Foundation registered charity #841, which provides young women between the ages of 14-35 with the support of proactive measures to build self esteem and confidence, and encourage self empowerment. The Foundation is planning a series of counselling, seminars and events to that end.