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Black Women’s Expo

Come to the Black Women’s Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place April 7-9, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

The Black Women’s Expo presents celebrities and nationally recognized speakers and entertainers, for your enjoyment and edification! The weekend begins with the Phenomenal Woman Awards Gala Dinner. The Teen Summit for high school kids features prominent educators and experts talking about how to network businesses and college recruitment issues.

Enjoy panel discussions, live performances, and seminars on parenting, careers and jobs. The Main Stage will feature fashion shows, performers local and national, dance and much more. The Literary Café will offer author presentations, book signings, and books for sale. Check emails, surf the Web and download files at the Cyber Café. Relax in the spa and get beauty treatments.

The automotive pavilion features the latest in rides, and you can test drive a vehicle. Explore the finer things in life at the Lux Living venue. Walk through the home décor showcase and dream! Receive nutritional guidance and experience health screenings.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King Drive in Chicago. For tickets and scheduling information,  go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Black Women’s Expo experience more enjoyable by staying at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. The Lake Shore Café offers lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.