Thursday, July 8, 2010

EVENT: Teen & Young Adult Expo & Concert Series

Friday, July 23rd 11am - 7pm
Marriott Downtown Durham
Admission Cost: $5 

Goal: This teen expo will be the largest event targeting teens and young adults ages 14 – 21 in the triangle area. The ultimate goal will be to provide this audience with an outlet where they can obtain information on things such as staying in school, obtaining scholarships, picking the right school, moving away from home, maintaining positive self esteem and more. For current college students, there will be seminars on learning how to obtain a job after graduation, keeping finances in order and more.

There will be open forum seminars hosted by Terrence J of BET's 106 & Park, Brian Dawson of K97.5 and The Russ Parr Morning Show. There will also be college representatives, job recruiters and retailers present. The day will conclude with a concert series brought to you by Russ Parr. 

11:00 am: Doors will open up for attendees & Auditions for the K-TV Correspondent Live

12:00 – 12:10 pm: Performance Team Tokyo 

12:15 – 1:10 pm
Steps for Success: What you need to know now to prepare for later. Whether you own or what to own your own business want to be a doctor, radio personality or a teacher talk to some of the most influential people. They will give you advice about the things you need to know to propel you towards success.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Host: By Brian Dawson
Introduction: Professor Derek Greenfield
Panelists Include: Terrence J of BET 106 & Park, Karen Clark, local producer of The Tom Joyner Morning Show and one of the nations’ top wedding planners, community leaders and more, Antoine Harris (Former NFL-New England), J. Cole

1:15 pm – 1:25pm: Casino Crisis Performance

1:30 – 2:15 pm
Sports & My Future: Talk to professional athletes one on one. They will provide advice to high school and college students as they prepare for a career in the sports world.
Location: Breakout Room: # 104
Host: J-Breezy
Panelists: Antoine Harris (NFL), Josh Powell, LA Lakers Coach, Agent Female Athlete

Glamour Makeover: Look your hottest @ school:
Hollywood Stylz Unisex: will give you the hottest quick looks on how
Presented by: Hollywood Stylz Unisex

“I have the Most Friends on Facebook”

Presented by: Rob Martin N 2 net Security

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Entering the Workforce:
Get prepared to find the right internship or job. Learn how to write great resumes & cover letters and get interview tips.
Hosted by: YO: Durham Academy Career Center
Giveaway: Internship

How to help Your Child Pay for College: It’s never too early to start saving for college. Financial options and tips for parents preparing to send their children to college.
Presented by Financial Aid Personnel from a school, Bank, Scholarship

Leaving the Nest: Transitioning from High School to College: Preparing for college can be a daunting task. Everything from college applications to dorm living can be an overwhelming experience. Let our experts help you with all of your questions and provide you with do’s and don’ts to make this a fun and easy step.
Host: TBD
Panelist: Nikki Washington, Author of “Prepped for Success”
Panelist: NCCU Freshman Experience
Panelist: Residential Life

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Real Talk: An open discussion with panelists and the audience about relationships, online drama and maintaining a positive image at school.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Hosts: Terrence J of BET 106 & Park, Brian Dawson, Nikki Nicole
Panelist: Robert Martin, Sexting,

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Russ Parr Concert Series and Fashion Show
Surprise Artists to be announced

1 comment:

  1. Lady J was good! First time that I have seen a teacher rap