ANKARA MIAMI 2014
3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show
For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
PR@AnkaraMiami.com
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3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show
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Ankara Miami 2014 - Press Release

Africa Meets the Runway... Miami Style! On Saturday, February 22, 2014, Ankara Miami 2014: 3rd Annual Fashion & Cultural Show will feature another electrifying night of fresh patterns, eclectic designs, and bold attitudes in celebration of African culture and fashion. Ankara Miami is Florida's FIRST & LARGEST major runway show featuring established and emerging designers from the African Diaspora. Sponsored in part by Macy's, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Diaspora Arts Coalition, Inglot Cosmetics, Natural Trend Setters, and other notable brands. Enjoy the latest trends in African fashion, a red carpet entrance, door prizes, vendors, live art, and MORE. One lucky guest will even win a trip for 2 to AFRICA courtesy of Arik Air! Visit www.AnkaraMiami.com for more details and advance purchase.
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  • 1. ANKARA MIAMI 2014 3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show For Immediate Release Media Contact: PR@AnkaraMiami.com ANKARA MIAMI 2014 SHOWCASES AFRICAN FASHION AND CULTURE ON FEBRUARY 22 Preview event at Macy’s to recognize community leaders MIAMI, FL (February 12, 2014) – Ankara Miami 2014, Florida's largest major runway show committed to featuring emerging and established designers from the African Diaspora, will take center stage on Sat., February 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Florida International University Kovens Center, located at 3000 N.E. 151 st Ave. in Miami. This Black History Month celebration of African culture, entertainment and apparel will kick-off with a preview event at Macy’s to recognize community leaders who are advocates of the arts and education. “Ankara Miami, Inc. is devoted to using our platform to raise cultural awareness and impact our South Florida community and abroad,” said Evelyn Onyejuruwa, Founder/CEO of Ankara Miami. “We are excited to partner with Macy’s to host a special preview event to recognize local leaders who are supporters of cultural arts and education.” Hosted by Comedian Marcellus "Chello" Davis (BET ComicView/Lyric Theater/Blue Magic Open Mic Night, Ankara Miami will once again light up the runway with African-inspired fashions for women and men. Professional models will showcase trendy, vibrant looks from top designers from across the world, including Modella B (Ghana/Nigeria), Nice Trads (Louisiana/Nigeria), BChris Couture (New York/Ghana), Adjanie (Jamaica/United States), Wamuiru Couture (Miami/United States), Ankara Fashions (Texas/Nigeria), and Rare Honey Artwear (Tallahassee/United States). Fashionistas will also appreciate a unique selection of accessories from Unapologetic Presence, Sankofa's Child and Pink Empress, LLC, as well as enjoy giveaways, live performances and live art compliments of Anthony Lumpkins of Lavish N Looney. As a kick-off to Ankara Miami 2014, local community leaders, Marlon Hill and Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, who have both been avid supporters of the arts and education will be recognized during a special reception on February 21 at Macy’s at Aventura Mall, located at 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Advance tickets for Ankara Miami 2014 on Sat., Feb. 22 are available for $35. A portion of proceeds will benefit Honey Shine, committed to encouraging the balance of mind, body and soul in girls and women by providing nurturing experiences that enlighten their paths and empower their future. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.AnkaraMiami.com. Ankara Miami 2014 sponsors include Macy’s, Arik Air, Inglot Cosmetics, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Natural Trend Setters, Cocozia Coconut Water, C & B Sweet Designs, The Drink Specialist, Flat Out of Heels, Patsie Girl, Su-Kari Inc, Rootspiration, Luxe Therapy, Alikay Naturals, Sumahrie Collections, Beauty Schools of America, Sparkling Clean Handbags, Organo Gold, and Haute Kinky Hair. ABOUT ANKARA MIAMI, INC. - A South Florida based event planning company committed to promoting positive and progressive people and trends in the African Diaspora. For more information, visit www.AnkaraMiami.com or follow us on Twitter or Instagram at @AnkaraMiami (#AnkaraMiami). ### Redefining African Cultural Trends www.AnkaraMiami.com
  • 2. ANKARA MIAMI 2014 3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show  WHO: Ankara Miami, Inc. is a South Florida based event planning company committed to promoting positive and progressive Africans and cultural trends in the Diaspora. Our commitment is to “Redefine African Cultural Trends” by connecting Africans and introducing ‘Friends of Africa’ to the beauty and modernization of African culture. Ankara Miami 2014 is the ONLY major runway fashion show in Florida featuring established and emerging designers from the African Diaspora. WHAT: Ankara Miami 2014 – The 3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show will feature an electrifying night of fresh patterns, eclectic designs, and bold attitudes in celebration of African culture, entertainment, & apparel. Ankara Miami 2014 will highlight talents, provide a platform for access to press, and create buyer/investor relationships. It will also attract key Corporate Executives who will have an opportunity to fulfill their individual Corporate Giving initiatives while interfacing with business owners, community leaders and a myriad of other professionals to leverage their brand and expand their network. WHEN: Saturday, February 22, 2014 Red Carpet  7:00 pm WHERE: Kovens Conference Center is conveniently located on the picturesque shores of Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. The stylish and sophisticated “Kovens by the Bay” experience includes a breath taking terrace with majestic views of Biscayne Bay. Showtime  8:00 pm South Florida, also well known for its trendy nightlife, Art Deco district, and beaches- including South Beach- is one of the nation’s most popular vacation spots. Its vibrant and multiethnic neighborhoods are rooted in history and have a vibe all their own. WHY: Ankara Miami, Inc. is devoted to using our platform to raise cultural awareness and impact our South Florida community and abroad. Ankara Miami 2014 provides the opportunity to share the African culture through fashion, entertainment, music, vendors, and live art! Our objectives are to: - raise global awareness of the African textile industry, - promote and celebrate cultures of the African Diaspora, - bridge the gap between African designers and US buyers, - and serve as a platform for both established industry professionals and aspiring newcomers to showcase their work as well as network with peers and potential clients. A portion of proceeds will benefit Ankara Miami 2014’s Community Spotlight, Honey Shine, Inc. (501c3), to aid in empowering young girls to shine as women. CONTACT: Ms. Evelyn Onyejuruwa, CEO/Executive Producer, Ankara Miami 2014 E-mail: EvelynO@AnkaraMiami.com | Phone: (305) 924-2071 Ms. Robyn Hankerson, Public Relations Specialist E-mail: PR@AnkaraMiami.com | Phone: (954) 816-3552  Redefining African Cultural Trends www.AnkaraMiami.com

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