Mi­ami-based Black PR Wire co-hosts pro­fes­sional event in New York

South Florida Times - - METRO - Black PR Wire Dani Evans is a pr ofes­sional model w ho w on Sakita Holle y Essence Ma gazine, as one of PR Week's 40 Un­der 40 hon­orees/ Melissa Kim­ble Ebony Mag­a­zine.

MI­AMI – Empo wer­ing and con­nect­ing mul­ti­cul­tural b usi­ness pr ofes­sion­als is the p ri­mary in­ten­tion of the Mi­nor ity Lead­er­ship Ser ies pr es­ented by Black PR Wire and Busi­ness Wire. The May edi­tion will fea­ture a mixer and li ve disc us­sion, “Brands in De­mand,” on Thurs­day, May 10, from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Bus iness Wir e head­quar­ters in Ne w York.

“Our goal for this event is to high­light pro­fes­sion­als who have helped cre­ate br ands in dem and and pr ovide at­ten­dees with the op por­tu­nity to learn fr om their e xper­tise,” said Ber nadette Mor­ris, CEO of Black PR Wire. “W e ha ve an im - pres­sive line-up of e xcep­tional b usi­ness and brand­ing ex­perts and in­vite all pr ofes­sion­als to join us f or this d ynamic ses­sion.”

Co-host­ing du­ties will be shar ed b y J olie O’Rourke, Black PR Wire’s na­tional f ash­ion cor re­spon­dent, and Si­mone Cook, Black PR Wire’s news­room man­ager.

The pan­elists are: Amer­ica’s Next Top ModelCy­cle 6. Dani is the author of a shor t book tit led "The Skinny on Get­ting In," a com­pre­hen­sive guide to steer­ing the as­pir­ing model in the r ight di­rec­tion when get­ting signe d to a pro­fes­sional ag ency. She is also the owner of an ac­ces­sories brand of wide brimmed hats, named Monr owe, an ode to her late jaz z mus ician gr and­fa­ther, wh o played in a souther n jaz z band h e cr eated in the 1950’s.

is the founder and CEO of House of Suc­ces s PR, a beauty and lif es­tyle PR firm. Since 2011, the firm has w orked with a wide ar­ray of clients that in­clude the Mar ch of Dimes, Har­lem Arts Fes­ti­val, A frican Pr ide, Mo­tions, Lot­ta­bod y, KinkyCurlyYaki and more. She also hosts a pop­u­lar, top ra nked busi­ness p od­cast called Hash­tags and Stilet­tos , which is de­signed to help mil­len­nial women win at work, i n b usi­ness and ev­ery­where in be­tween. Hol­ley has been f ea­tured by Black En­ter prise, Women's Biz J our­nals, xoNecole and was named

is a Dig­i­tal Me­dia Str ate­gist and the f ounder of #blkcre­atives, a dig­i­tal agency and col­lec tive work­ing to econom ically em­power black cre­atives in me­dia, ar t, f ilm, tech and de­sign. Kim­ble once served as the Se­nior So­cial Me­dia Manag er f or

She has worked with small b usi­nesses, ma­jor br ands, mis­sion dr iven s tar­tups, en­trepreneurs, and cr eatives within mul­ti­cul­tural au­di­ences to r each share their br ands through so­cial me­dia cam­paigns and con­sul­ta­tions, han­dling so­cial me­dia for live events, br and am­bass ador and inf lu­encer pr ograms and mor e. Her ros­ter of clients inc ludes the NFL, Amer­i­can Fam­ily In­surance, McDon­ald's and OW N ' s Black L ove Doc.

The Brands in Dema nd Mixer & Live Dis­cus­sion is free and open to the pub­lic, ho wever an R SVP is r e qui red. RSVP to scook@black­prwire.com. F o r more inf or­ma­tion, con­tact Black PR Wire at 1-877-BLACKPR.

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