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FFFWeek Update: Full Schedule of Events

Posted on: June 5, 2009

It’s official! The FFFWeek Schedule is now complete with all the details to spare.  Get ready for an amazing 3-day extravaganza in New York City filled with  panel discussions, parties, shopping and fashion shows!

Teslyn Butler fffweek picThe winner of the fffweek cover model search Teslyn Butler

FFFWeek Schedule

Thursday, June 25, 2009
FFFWeek Welcome Event
12:00 – 4:00PM

Re/Dress New York
109 Boerum Place (bet. Pacific and Dean Sreets)
F or G train to Bergen Street stop
Brooklyn, NY

Description: Kick-off event to welcome our out of town guests. Meet FFFWeek’s organizers and supporters while enjoying premium shopping at the Re/Dress boutique.

Target Audience: General Public/Press

Sponsors: FFFWeek, Re/Dress Boutique

Admission: Free Admission but must RSVP w/ names to RSVPKickoff@fffweek.com by 6/22/09

Emerging Designers Showcase & Networking Event
6:00 – 10:00PM
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Showcase starts at 7:30PM

Club Blvd
199 Bowery (at Spring Street)
New York, NY

Description: Fashion showcase featuring emerging plus size fashion designers. Networking reception hosted by X’Change Modeling

Charitable Gift Giving for Purses And Pockets With A Purpose:
Meet Tracey V. Bell (Chairman and President, PPWAP) and Kim Coles (Global Spokesperson, PPWAP) and donate a modestly used Purse (or Pocket Wallet), which will be bundled with personal care products and counseling services for women/children in Domestic Violence Shelters. For all monetary donations of $25 or more, PPWAP will be gifting the donor with a free 100% orgnanic candle made with pure essential oils. We need your support. All major credit cards and debit cards with MC/Visa logo accepted. COME AND DONATE YOUR PURSE. WE NEED YOU!!

Target Audience: General Public/Press

Sponsors: FFFWeek, X’Change Modeling, Purses And Pockets With A Purpose, Ashley Stewart Stores

Admission: Complimentary Guest List Admission until 7:00PM.
$10.00 After
To get on guest list until 7 PM send RSVP w/names to: RSVPShowcase@fffweek.com – Note: Even if you have RSVP’d you MUST arrive before 7 PM to get in on the guest list.

Friday, June 26, 2009
Buyers Market
1:00 – 4:00PM

Location: Private

Description: A buyers sales event that will connect plus size fashion buyers and boutique owners with participating FFFWeek designers/suppliers in a private, one-on-one environment.

Target Audience: Designers and Buyers

Sponsors: FFFWeek, J. Biggins Consulting, The Plus Size Marketing Group, This Lush Life

Admission: By Invitation Only (Buyers please email Corinna Makris at corinna@thislushlife.com for invitation)

Panel Discussion – “The State of the Curvy Community”
3:00 – 5:00PM
Friday, June 26, 2009

Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue (bet. 36th and 37th Streets)
16th Floor, Room 17B
New York, NY
*** Must have I.D. to enter bldg.

Description: Notables in the curvy community discuss the importance of FFFWeek, as well as other related topics.

Target Audience: General Public/Press

Sponsors: FFFWeek, The Curvy Collective

Admission: Free Admission

FFFWeek Media Reception
6:00 – 10:00PM
Friday, June 26, 2009

Taj Lounge (Mezzanine Level)
48 W 21st St (bet. 5th and 6th Aves.)
New York, NY

Description: Official press party for FFFWeek

Target Audience: Press, Designers, Models

Sponsors: FFFWeek, Curvesity Entertainment

Admission: By Invitation Only

FFFWeek Full Figured Friday! We have NYC Entertainment SEWN Up!
10:30 PM – 1:00 AM
Friday, June 26, 2009

Sage Theatre
711 7th Ave.(bet. 47th & 48th St.)
New York, NY

Description: Mini-Concert hosted by Queen Aishah – comedienne, actress, radio personality, and philanthropist. Performances by
Queen Aishah, Crystal P., (Detroit’s new Queen of Comedy) and
The Glamazons, the fierce foursome plus size pop group whose mission is to show the world that talent comes in all sizes.

Target Audience: General Public

Sponsors: FFFWeek, Curvesity Entertainment

Admission: $20.00 in advance or at the door (INCLUDES mini concert and Friday night afterparty below)
NAME OF TICKETHOLDER

Note: No tickets will be mailed. Check-in at the door – please bring photo I.D.

FFFWeek Friday Night Dance Party
10:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Friday, June 26, 2009

Stitch Lounge
247 West 37th St. (bet. 7th & 8th Ave)
New York, NY

Description: Dance, mix, mingle, drink, network or grab a bite to eat while celebrating our historical event New York style with old and new friends. Music by some of NY’s Finest DJ’s.

Target Audience: General Public

Sponsors: FFFWeek, Curvesity Entertainment

Admission: $15.00 in advance. More @ the door.
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****If you purchase a ticket to the mini concert above, you do not need a tix for this event as it is included.
****Online tickets must be purchased BEFORE 6 PM on June 26th.
Note: No tickets will be mailed. Check-in at the door – please bring photo I.D.

Saturday, June 27, 2009
Small Business Workshop – “Marketing Your Business Or Organization Online”
10:00AM – 12:30PM

Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue, (bet. 36th and 37th Streets)
16th Floor, Room 17A
New York, NY
*** Must have I.D. to enter bldg.

Description: 1.5 hour workshop on Marketing Your Business or Organization online using Facebook, Twitter and Your Website. *All attendees will receive a free website analysis (value $295) or blog analysis (value $145)

Target Audience: Small Business Owners, Models, etc. ANYONE who wants to strengthen their online presence by utilizing social media.

Sponsors: FFFWeek, J. Biggins Consulting, The Plus Size Marketing Group

Admission: $50.00 registration by 6/12/09

Curves in the City – Shopping Soiree
11:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday, June 27, 2009

Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue (bet. 36th and 37th Streets)
16th Floor, Room 17D
New York, NY
*** Must have I.D. to enter bldg.

Description:Discount shopping with participating FFFWeek designers and vendors

Target Audience: General Public

Sponsors: FFFWeek, The Curvy Collective

Admission: $25.00 VIP, $15 General Admission
Tickets

Note: No tickets will be mailed, check in at the door –please bring photo I.D.

Finale Runway Showcase
7:00 – 11:00PM
Saturday, June 27, 2009
(Red carpet VIP Arrivals at 6:00PM)
Doors Open at 7:00 PM, Showtime: 8:00 PM

The Prince George Ballroom
15 E. 27th St. (bet. Madison and Fifth Aves.)
New York, NY

Description:Semi-formal, finale designer showcase

Sponsors: FFFWeek

Admission: $45.00 in advance – No tickets at door
Note: No tickets will be mailed, check in at the door –please bring photo I.D.


Official FFFWeek Afterparty
10:00PM – 4:00AM
Saturday, June 27, 2009

Tavern on the Green
Central Park West and West 67th Street
New York, NY

Description:Celebratory dance party commemorating the first ever Full Figured Fashion Week. Music by “Chuck” The Triple Threat of Power 105.1 FM

Target Audience: General Public

Sponsors: FFFWeek, Bigger and Better Thangs Entertainment, HSS&A Inc.

Attire: Semi-formal

Cost: $20.00 in advance
To purchase tix to the event, click here.

© 2009 DeVoe Signature Events, Inc.

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