The Black Owned Small Busiess Expo - Guide Spring 2018

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Black Owned



A DanieBJones Event


Black Owned


EXPO Waldorf, Maryland

The Black Owned Small Business [BOSB] Expo made its historical debut on Small Business Saturday November 25, 2016. This event has continued to grow by leaps and bounds since it conception. The BOSB Expo is held twice annually - the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and Small Business Saturday, the day following Black Friday.

Created by Thomas and Danielle Jones of DanieBJones Events LLC, the BOSB Expo gives Black small business owners a place to collaborate, network, and promote their services tocreated an audience This event was to give black small businesses owners looking specifically for the unique a placeand to come together to offer. goods services that they showcase, sell and promoteto We have recently expanded their services and products to offer workshops for small business an audience specifically looking owners and those aspiring to launch for their particular uniqueness. businesses. It gives entrepreneurs an

opportunity to build and recently, this event has expanded to include workshops for smallcompany. businesses DanieBJones LLC is a premier events management and marketing With aowners strong focus on community, networking and social events, we pride ourselves on hosting events that leave and those looking to start small lasting impressions on all attendees. Whether political, educational, cultural or community themed, businesses.

excellence is the common denominator of all DanieBJones productions. To learn how we can host your next event, and for any other inquiries, contact us at

Small Business Directory These businesses can be found in our Online Marketplace at:

aimeefallis store Canada, Ste Marthe Du Cap La Madeleine 819-692-7540

DELKIS COLLECTIONS 7733 Riverdale Rd, Apt 304 (301) 531-0018

LocStar Revolution 5555 Persons Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 679-8574

Aloma Creations PO Box 1514, Waldorf, MD 20604 (202) 222-8695

Diggin Her Roots Boutique 798 Quince Orchard Blvd, Apt 102 (804) 519-7786

Loving All Vaginas 2602 Granite Hill Circle Apt A 8044392427

Amina Shani Gifts (443) 377-3161

Diva Rentals By Carol P.O. Box 528, Oxon Hills Md 20750 (240) 303-2086

Lularoe with Felicia Perry Waldorf, MD 20601 (301) 392-7659

Francesca Glassware Designs 4517 Coachmans Path Ct, Waldorf, MD 20601 (301) 742-9655

Lyric’s Red Pen (301) 785-6681

BlackSoleHeeling, LLC 2807 Pinewood Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601 (202) 618-9155 Cake Doctor Aimee Sweets & Treats, LLC 14909 Health Center Drive 326 Bowie M.D. 20716 (301) 643-4595 Callwood Cane Rum, LLC 3309 Valley Forest Dr. Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772 (202) 422-6170 Chivons Decor 4532 Eads Street NE, Suite 101n (202) 840-0427 Cityline Inc. 14625 Baltimore Ave, Suite 304 (301) 683-8651 CJKollective Boutique 2123 Conowingo Rd, Suite 100 Bel Air, MD 21014 (443) 267-7701 CJones ENTERPRISES 814 8th Street #T-1 Laurel, MD 20707 (301) 266-1332 corazon21p Germany, Wurzen 03425 59 17 79 CRE8T1V3 2807 Cresmont Avenue, Apt.404A Baltimore, MD 21211 (443) 468-5683 creaTIFF Art 2661 Academic Court,Waldorf, MD 20603 (301) 520-6752 Daniebjones 11838 Mordyshire Pl (443) 726-4737 Dee’s Bargain Boutique P.O. Box 1462 Hampton, VA 23661 (754) 666-1431

HardCard 1230 Bladensburg rd ne, 201 (240) 389-3341 Hooked by Tyese 19605 Gassaway Lane, Germantown, MD (240) 428-1053 Influences Of Zion 8114 Presquile Rd. (804) 375-2812 JesusGang 12204 Old Fort Road (301) 437-1505 Jumping 4 Joy Party Services Waldorf, MD 20603 (443) 871-9013 Kids Professional Providers 2801 Park Center Drive (703) 589-0990 KIESSE 11431 Amherst Ave #2013, Silver Spring, MD 20915 (443) 739-5609 Kilewiswraps (It Works!) 2337 Butte Place Waldorf, MD 20603 Klassy Diva Jewelz 12834 Carousel Court (240) 413-4811 Kupendiza 7304 Carroll Avenue #181, Takoma Park MD 20912 (240) 324-6457 Little Black Book Events Washington DC (202) 813-9707

M&M Photography Silver Spring, MD (301) 326-9534 Madame Ravish P. O.Box 20654 (667) 218-8500 McNeal & Co. 2531 Eastbourne Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191 (703) 673-6500 MSW Shop 6800 St. Ignatius Drive, Unit 101 (301) 379-2390 My Melanin Crafts 18303 Shanna Drive (202) 701-6377 Natural Born Hats, LLC

9045 Thamesmeade Road Apt. D, Laurel,MD 20723 (610) 888-4653

Natural-holic with Scents, LLC Upper Marlboro, MD (202) 821-3314 Nellie’s Daughters Designer Clothing and Wellness Boutique, LLC 3370 Leonardtown Road, Suite 210 (301) 645-3305 Nspire 12145 Pawtuckett Ln Waldorf, MD 20602 (301) 943-5516 Organizing with Macouer, LLC Laurel, MD (240) 232-6810 PACE Group PLLC 1629 K Street, NW, Ste. 300 (202) 248-6866



Pampered Chef Dana Upper Marlboro 240-413-4811

Robin and Rennee’ Catering 8822 Hunting Lane (240) 604-4189

Sonora’s Creative Designs 5912 15th Avenue Hyattsville, MD (240) 565-3318

Pink Poet 6413 Laurel Dr (443) 986-6794

Royalty is my Roots LLC P.O. Box 463 Laurel, MD 20725 (724) 496-7107

Praharabah Wear 8415 Bellona Lane (443) 469-2975

Scentsy by Gee Stewart 1282 Smallwood Dr. West, Suite 297 (240) 351-7739

The Elegance of JuRi 13 E. Darby Ct, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 (301) 977-6974 Home (240) 793-6759 Cell

Prerogative Creations Waldorf, Maryland (301) 399-9537

SheTALL P.O. Box 531 Millersville, MD 21108 (443) 221-5946

PS 101 SOY CANDLES 2212 Rosedell Pl Ft Washington, Maryland 20744

Shop RaLife Forestville, MD 20747 (240) 706-7713

Raw Services/Angelique L. Burke Atlanta, GA (404) 849-9100 Raynes Natural Beauty 280 Yoakum Parkway. Apt 1402 (470) 222-4856 Reasonable Cleaning LLC Indian Head, MD (301) 684-4212

The Rebirth of Style 10008 Gold Coast Ct (301) 922-5499 Renton, WA (877) 824-5209 Thompson’s Bling Boutique PO Box 14022 Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 965-0441

Shop talk by Shannon

Type A Designs 306 Wellingborough Way, Apt L (443) 838-0777

150501 Cherry Tree Crossings Cheltenham, Md 20772 (919) 314-7900 Sonja Secrets Aromatherapy and Wellness Bowie, MD (202) 718-2753


Yo”s Jews and Scents 327 Gorman Avenue, Apt. B (250) 472-8170


Katalyst Safety Defense Services

God’s Gift, Blessfully Designed, LLC

(301) 945-7039

Katalyst SDS specializes in making sure you are prepared in just about any situation. Our services consist of drug testing and background checks for business and companies that preform the own testing. We also offer First Aid/CPR and Basic Life Support training. Other services are in home safety defense consulting, safety defense products such as pepper spray, stun guns, etc. and we have recently added firearms dealer (the 1st and only African American firearms dealer in the state of Maryland).

Extreme Academic Performance (301) 792-0417

Katalyst SDS specializes in making sure you are prepared in just about any situation. Our services consist of drug testing and background checks for business and companies that preform the own testing. We also offer First Aid/CPR and Basic Life Support training. Other services are in home safety defense consulting, safety defense products such as pepper spray, stun guns, etc. and we have recently added firearms dealer (the 1st and only African American firearms dealer in the state of Maryland).

(240) 416-9572

Custom handmade jewelry and crafts.

Cute Little Crumbsnatchers Handmades (301) 278-2612

We specialize in handmade crochet dolls and toys that promote positive self-esteem, imagination and creative play. Our dolls are available in various skin tones.

Susie’ Sweets

(240) 286-6676

Make homemade Desserts Baked with Love. Susie’s Sweets specializes in gourmet cupcakes, cake pops, cookies and more.

It Works Global! (240) 304-0607

Polished Envy

(443) 819-7739

Licensed Nail tech providing nail spa services including acrylic and gel enhancements, manicures, and pedicures. Promoting self love, self care, and a relaxing experience!

Our bodywrap is a fun, easy and affordable way to tackle those problem areas. We also have over 30 health supplements to address various health and wellness needs for nutrition, skincare, weight loss and pain relief. Our goal, at It Works!, is to help people live healthier and longer lives.



2018 Spring

Black Owned

Small Business Vendors 4 the hefa in u


A&B Dreamdesign

D’s Exquisite Finds

Adrienne’s Unique Treasures

D’Vine Stylz Boutique

All Things Curly Alodia Hair Care Be the Best Enterprise Beyond W8 Loss Total Wellness Center Birth of Destiny Signature Shea Butter, LLC.

Delkis Collections Designs by Doney Diamonds by Sonja

Katalyst Safety Defense Services Katrina Kreationz Klassy Diva Jewelz ~ Paparazzi Lala’s Sweet Boutique

Diggin Her Roots Boutique

Limelight By Alcone -Island Girl Beauty and Spa

Edify Your Sister

Locksworld_Onelove LLC

Effjean Crafts

Maliks Fashions

Enspyire Consulting, LLC

Manumission Tour Company

Bjewelled Accessories For U

Extreme Academic Performance

Butter Me All Over

Furthermore..., LLC

My Melanin Crafts

Callwood Cane Rum

God’s Gift, Blessfully Designed, LLC

Natural-holic with Scents, LLC

Healthy Strands

Niya Ardrey

Hellooo Gorgeous


I Lyn Fashion Lounge



Pat’s Exclusive Gifts

It Works Global!

Polished Envy




Raynes Natural Beauty

Cashmeres Closet Boutique ComproTax of Washington, DC Cortland Jones Empowerment Coaching Service Cute Little Crumbsnatchers

Monica’s Chictique

Redwood Caring Hands Sassy Girl Shoe Fanatic by Sheila Straight Black Pride Susie’ Sweets Sweet Tea & Cornbread The heavenly handbags store The Jewelry Store TherapyWorks by Angela Hill LLC This & That Craftly Things Treasur’s Secret Exchange Boutique Trivashion VR REdux Xprecionz



Small Business Hot Spot Highlights

IT WORKS Let It Works, Work For You

Using plants and herbs to live a better life.

10:00 AM C O MP ROTA X O F WA SH IN GTO N , DC The New Business Taxation Environment

10:50 AM

ComproTax of Washington, DC provides expert level tax advisory and preparation services in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. We specialize in business and difficult situations.


11:30 AM


12:20 PM

DIAMONDS BY SONJA “Better Living through Nature” Using plants and herbs to live a better life.

HELLOOO GORGEOUS Elevating your look! I will be showing a makeup application demonstration on how to elevate your look from a daytime look to a nighttime look!

1:00 PM ALODIA HAIR CARE Taking the Guesswork out of Healthier Hair: Alodia Hair Care

Alodia Hair Care is the latest and most innovative healthy hair solution system for natural hair growth. This is a carefully crafted line of quality, scientifically proven, hair care products made with natural ingredients that cater to the essential needs of your hair and more importantly, your scalp, to encourage and induce the growth of healthier, more beautiful tresses.



Positive Representation Matters! Cute Little Crumbsnatchers is a handmade company that specializes in creating beautiful handmade dolls/toys in the effort to promote self-love and confidence.




Waldorf Culture Center Finding a Black-owned event space large enough to accommodate the BOSB Expo was a top priority of ours. Partnering with the Waldorf Culture Center to host the BOSB Expo exemplifies our steadfast determination to support Black owned business at all levels. The Waldorf Culture Center has been the home of the Black Owned Small Business [BOSB] Expo since its inception. This establishment, just like the dynamic businesses showcased at the BOSB Expo, is owned and managed by Alecia Smith, an African American entrepreneur. By day, this facility serves as a performing arts hub to children and young adults, providing a place for them to build their crafts. The Waldorf Culture Center is a place where talents are nurtured, businesses can thrive, and a safe haven for our community can gather to celebrate each other. We are proud to say that 100% of the funding generated and dispelled benefit a Black owned business! Supporting Black owned businesses has to be a thoughtful choice. It is up to us to build businesses organizations, and everything in between, to provide for and encourage the generation coming after us. The responsibility lies solely on us to





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Save the Date

The Southern Maryland Small Business Expo – June 16, 2018



The Southern Maryland Small Business Expo brings

The Black Owned Small Business Expo is

together small business owners, vendors, crafters and

BACK for its second Spring Expo! Join us May

entrepreneurs from all over Southern Maryland, Wash-

26, 2018 to kick off the second Spring Black

ington DC and Virginia. This one stop shopping, and

Owned Small Business Expo. This event brings

networking event allows neighbors to support locally

small businesses from all over the Maryland,

owned businesses from right in their own back yards.

DC and Virginia metro areas together in place

All small businesses are WELCOME and are encouraged

for a day of networking shopping and busi-

to attend. There is truly something for everyone at this

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