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Wanna Know What We're About?

Bringing together current and future leaders of the Natural Hair Industry

This event is all about learning, connecting people and forming symbiotic relationships propelling our industry into the next phase of growth.

Natural Hair Stylists

Get hands-on experience in learning new styles and insight into properly marketing and running your business.


Natural Hair Bloggers

Connect with other bloggers and blogger managers and get insight into how to properly build your brand into a money making machine.

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Are You Ready to have fun learning?


On Sunday, November 13, 2016 you will know why no event parallels The Natural Hair Industry Convention. This is the only convention solely dedicated to the education and advancement of professionals in this niche industry. With us you learn, you laugh & you grow.

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2016 Mainstage

2016 Line-Up of Presenters


Learn more about the professionals & leaders that will deliver amazing information to you on the mainstage.

2016 Educators & Speakers

2016 Line-Up of Presenters


Follow the seasoned professionals & educators that will deliver amazing content whether you were a stylist, blogger, product store owner, manufacturer, or show producer.

Tulani Kinard

2016 Keynote Speaker

Diane Bailey

E.M.E.R.G.E: NBIA: The Natural Hair Authority

Renee Morris

CEO of Uncle Funky's Daughter

Dexter Fields

Master Barber

Michelle London

Hair Artist / Owner LocMamas Salon

Stacey Ciceron

Celebrity & Textured Hair Stylist

Dr. Kari Williams

Mahogany Hair Revolution Salon

Shavone Riggins

CEO of Curkalon Hair Collection

Maryam Hasan

Owner of Facet Hair

Paula Chishon

Owner Tendrils and Curls

Rochelle Graham

CEO of Alikay Naturals

Susy

Owner of Hair By Susy

Marie Denee

Owner and Editor in Chic of The Curvy Fashionista

Thando Kafele

Senior Stylist / Locks N Chops NYC

Ebony Ajima Maddox

Founder of Black Women Losing Weight

Anita Hill-Moses

Natural Hair Care & Hair Loss Specialists

Aziza Yasmine

Master Natural Hair Stylist & CEO of Paradise Naturals

Maria Thompson

Owner of Twists & Curves

Arlette Pender

Natural Hair Stylist

Alicia Simmons

Organization Development Consultants

Reyhan Reid

Organization Development Consultants

Last Year's Speakers

2015 Line-Up of Speakers


A special thank you to the speakers and educators that shared their knowledge with the future leaders of the natural hair industry!

Scenes from 2015 Natural Hair Industry Convention Brunch : Let's Talk

Current and Future Leaders


November 2015 we held the first natural hair industry convention and brought together hundreds of professionals in our industry. Great times were had and education was shared. This year the lecture and hands-on classes will be taken up a notch to elevate the overall standards of our industry.

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Event Program

2016 Schedule of Classes

13
Nov

9:30AM

Curl Kalon

Why Crochet the Effortless Way?

10:00AM

Janel Cealy Smith

Preserving Your Clients Curls

11:00AM

Darrius Peace

Redefining Beauty Standards Inside and Out

11:30AM

CEO BOSS Panel

2:00PM

Dr. Chesahna Kindred

Hair Loss Eductaion, Prevention, Treatments

2:30PM

Diane Bailey

E.M.E.R.G.E. NBIA

3:00PM

Anita Hill

Master Pioneers

4:00PM

Town Hall Meeting

13
Nov

9:00AM

Aziza Yazmin

Holistic Beauty: Selecting Green Products

10:00AM

Diane Bailey

10 Steps to Success in this Industry

11:00AM

Anita Hill

Professional Hair Loss Treatments

2:00PM

Rochelle Graham

Manufacturing for Large Distribution Chains

3:00PM

Reyhan Reid & Alicia Simmons

Charting your Course in an Evolving Industry

4:00PM

Ebony Maddox

Social Media Success Through Engaging Content

5:00PM

Curl Kalon

Focus on Bridging: Salons and Stylists Defining Bankable Partnerships

13
Nov

9:00AM

Arlette Pender

The Power of a Natural Hair Consultation

10:00AM

Dr. Paula Chrison

Demysitifying the Natural Hair Boutique

11:00AM

Renee Morris

Actin' Brand New: Your Guide to Revitalizng Your Brand

2:00PM

Marie Denee (The Curvy Fashionista)

Blog to Business- 5 Ways to Take Your Blog to the Next Level

3:00PM

Thando Khafele

Culture and Principles of Loc Styling

5:00PM

Maria Thompson

Locing 101

13
Nov

9:00AM

Maryam Hassan

Learning The Stitch Braid

10:30AM

Dexter Fields

Barbering 101

2:00PM

Michelle London

Long Looks for Short Locs

4:00PM

Susy

Zuzu Crochet Braids

13
Nov

10:30AM

Dr.Kari Williams

How To Create The Original Goddess Locs

1:30PM

Stacey Ciceron

How to Properly Straighten Textured Hair

3:00PM

Aziza Yasmine

Glorious Crowns: Mastering Ghana, Goddess and French Braids

4:30PM

Arlette Pender

Protecting Your Clients Edges: Learn the Feed-In Method

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Do You Have Any question?


Shoot us an email at TheNHIConvention@gmail.com

What if I DO NOT purchase any hands-on classes?

If you only purhcase your general admission tickets with no add on classes you will only be able to attend the opening ceremony, free classes and keynote luncheon.

What if I want a refund?

There are NO refunds.

I'd Like to Sponsor and/or Vend at this convention

Thank you for your interest. You can send an email to TheNHIConvention@gmail.com

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ABOUT THE VENUE

BWI AIRPORT MARRIOT


The BWI Airport Marriot is offering a special rate for attendees of $119 per night until November 2, 2016.

Want To Be a Sponsor or be a Vendor

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