Europe’s Only Major Conference on Locks, Natural Hair, Health, Beauty & Wearable Art

It’s that time of year again! Adornment 2005 is on the way, with an even more exciting exhibition for you. Please read on for more about Europe’s ulitmate African-inspired lifestyle event.

100’s of Exhibitors – Open 10am to 9pm!
Unique designs & products from across the Diaspora
International natural hair stylists will showcase a wealth of natural hair knowledge, skills & products. This is your chance to meet the best Braiders & Lockticians in the business. Then of course there is cutting edge fashion, jewellery & accessories, complimentary therapies, natural & organic products and interior design.
This is the ultimate event if you’re interested in an African-inspired lifestyle.

Workshops, Hair & Fashion Shows, Films and more….

Free Demonstrations, Family Workshops & Entertainment,
You have a choice of 25 workshops on the day. From creative lock-styling to organic vegetarianism. Perhaps you’re looking for holistic answers to health concerns, want to learn how to create your own products or headwraps. You can even learn to print on fabric, have a go at boosting your braiding skills, sit down to great meal prepared by the owner of the Soul Vegetarian chain in Atlanta and finally take in a film.
If you’re like of many of us who want to express your creativity & earn a living by setting up or expanding your own business then check out Nubian Natural’s seminar ‘Spirituality in Business’ or ‘Sistapreneur’ & ‘The Fashion Design Surgery’ and sign up for the free Business Link workshops. Global Gateway 2 Trade will also be running free talks all day on various aspects of International Trade.

Adornment Business 2005 & Adornment Woman Entrepreneur 2005

Nominate your favourite African-Inspired Businesses
What’s your favourite business in the African-Inspired sector. A product company? A designer? A natural hair outfit? Perhaps a holistic therapist? Which enterprising woman in our sector do you think deserves to be recognised for her talent and business skills?
Make your nominations by visiting our homepage: Winning businesses will be announced at Adornment 2005.

Spirituality in Business – Part II….Just one of the free workshops on offer

Request your booking form and sign up for this free seminar sponsored by Nubain Natural. Facilitated by Nana Ama, an expert in African Spirituality and Management Development this is an opportunity to explore and over come your deeply held beliefs about entitlement to wealth.

Take in a Film at Adornment 2005

Courtesy of BFM & Halaqah Media, Adornment is proud to be screening critically acclaimed 500 Years Later. The Black experience since slavery, identity & beauty ideals are amongst the subjects explored in this compelling film which stars Francis Cress-Welsing, Desmond Tutu, Nelson George & Molefi K. Asante. Also showing will be Icons by Pablo Imani & Loxology by Keshumaba Jess.
All donations collected at these screenings will go towards Adornment’s Young Creator Busary which will be awarded to an aspiring 14-16 year old creative talent. Individuals & organisations wishing to nominate should contact Adornment.