Please refer to the schedule below for times for our highly anticipated workshops!


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Become a Certified Braiding Stylist

Take the class during the CCNHHEXPO and receive a Free Voucher for your Braider’s License.
FREE VIP CCNHHEXPO Entry and a great networking opportunity while receiving your license.

Fee: $200.00

Braiding Certifcation Fee $200.00

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African Drummers and Dance


Blue Lotus Counseling

The Blue Lotus is a symbol of rebirth, victory, wisdom, and compassion. Out from the mud, the lotus blossoms. The color BLUE symbolizes peace, stability, confidence, and serenity hence The Blue Lotus in our name. We at Blue Lotus Counseling and Holistic Wellness, LLC. believe in the power of self awareness and self healing. We see ourselves as facilitators in that healing. We operate out of a holistic Wellness model where we empower, motivate, nurture, and build. Our goal is to help you transform into the person you are called to be.
-Let us nurture the seeds from with in.

(free class)


The Art of Head Wraps

Head wraps are an important part of black culture/identity! They can be worn in many different ways to show many different styles from day to day...working professional...night life...upscale/elegant...the list goes on! This class will be hosted by the creator and owner of Oh Sew Devine who specializes in unique, funky, vibrant, customizable headwraps! She will demonstrate over 20 different ways to wrap and style your wrap transforming your head wrap to ARTwrap!


Wearing & Maintaining Protective Styles
Taking place on the main stage.

This presentation will cover safe protective styling techniques, protective styles for transitioning, and maintaining protective styles.

Sponsored by: Girl+Hair Under Care Product Line

Instructed by: Mandisa Ngozi’s Styling Team’s Master Stylist

Free product giveaways from the sponsor


Go With The Flow

Presented by: Twymeika 'Jendayi' Hill-Jones
Owner of Empower You Period

Empower You, PERIOD! encourages young girls to embrace, nurture and celebrate their moon cycle! And it educates their caregivers to address their MoonSHINES (menstruation) with awareness, love and understanding.

In a time where young ladies are discovering the importance of owning their bodies and boldly loving themselves, EYP trumps the misconceptions and inspires girls and women to be self-confident during their MoonSHINE.

(free class)


"How to Go From Side Hustle to Head Honcho"

Presented by: Kiyomi "The Good Hair CEO

Hey Sistapreneurs, you ready to take your Side Hustle to Head Honcho CEO status? Learn successful strategies to create an innovative plan for your small business.

About Kiyomi "The Good Hair CEO". An award winning serial entrepreneur who is the founder & CEO of The Good Hair Shop, the 1st ever Custom Coil Bar that is unapologetic celebrating every Kink, coil & loc with safe plant based goodness.


Messy Hormones Causing You to Be Fat: Plus 10 Other Issues.

Presented by: Dr. Eshe (The Herb Lady)

Endocrine Disrupting Hormones from:
Perms, Perfume, Cleaning Products
Synthetic perfumes/scents
Plastic & many other common
Items are causing you & your family a list of ailments.
Come get the solution!

(free for VIP ticket holders)



Men-touring is a package of speakers, presenters, and workshop leaders focused on black mens beauty, masculinity, race, culture and health/wellness.

This package has been created to engage people of all genders who have a commitment to Black Men's holistic advancement.


The Curvy Girl Panel on Style & Substance

Presented by NikkiFree of NikkiFreeStyle.com

The panel, featuring curvy fashion & lifestyle blogger NikkiFree of NikkiFreeStyle.com and a few of her curvy blogger friends, will be all about celebrating women with curves who are proud of their full figures! The panelists will discuss some hot button issues including body positivity, embracing your curves, fashion and styling tips and overcoming the “pretty for a big girl” stereotypes. The panelists will share their expertise on styling, shopping and brand building.

HAIRitage...Our History, Our Culture, Our Hair.

Presented by: Omo Elegun

Runway Curls

Presented by Mushiya of The Damn Salon.

Come and witness a stage presentation by the star of WEtv's Cutting It in the ATL, Mushiya!. There will also be a meet and greet and autograph signing. You DON'T want to miss this one!!


She IS Artistry!

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Dynamic Musical Duo
Performing Arts Specialists
“Best Entertainment Group”
Tally Award Nominee

LIVE PERFORMANCE by Deanna "Squeaky" Miller

Few People possess a voice that can usher people into the presence of god with more joy, peace and love in their minds and hearts.

Welcome to WAKANDA!!!!!!

Presented by Mandisa Ngozi

Floridas FIRST Natural Hair Salon

"Celebrating Our Heritage Through Hair & Fashion"

Bic Siz Tao

Bic Siz Tao is a unique artist who’s form of expression as termed by her as “Neo Trap.” She considers herself an artist that does music that comes from her soul, and is meant to encourage listeners to think, dance, and bob their heads. The name of her project is “I’m feeling Good.” It is a mixture of contemporary club music, rhythm and blues, old school Florida, pop, poetry, trap, storytelling, and is what she calls “Neo Trap.”


WATCH................TAKE PICTURES............ASK QUESTIONS!!!!

Locs Maintenance & Styling 101

Presented by: Neci of Mandisa Ngozi Art & Braiding Gallery

With more than 20 years of experience, Neci is ready to introduce you to the ins and out of Loc maintenance. Come learn how to maintain and style your precious locs at this years CCNHHE. She will be there to answer your most pressing questions.


Presented by: Dexter Wright

Come see the man with the "Million Dollar Hands"!


Caribbean Cardio with Rashida Marshall (Skillfully Sculpted/AFIYA Magazine)

Caribbean Cardio

Caribbean Cardio is a  high energy, dance fitness class paired with Caribbean music designed to work the total body and add some flavor to your workout regimen. Get ready to wind your hips , wave your flags and jump around!!

Participants will receive FREE* entry to the expo!!

*(Must participate in the full session)