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Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

This sophisticated hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Raleigh Convention Center and a 5-minute walk from the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Straightforward rooms with city views offer flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi (surcharge) and coffeemakers. Club rooms include access to a lounge with free WiFi, breakfast and snacks. Suites add living rooms, minifridges and pull-out sofas. Upgraded suites feature 4-poster beds, whirlpool tubs and kitchenettes.

There's an Italian restaurant and a cafe. Other amenities include an exercise room and free Wi-Fi in the lobby. There's more than 18,000 sq ft of meeting space, including a ballroom.

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The Queens Branding Clinic

The Queens Branding Clinic provides strategic marketing, web design, public relations, event curation and graphic design services. Our business resources target clients seeking to grow, sustain, create, or enhance their brands.

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Buku Wake Forest

Buku Global Street Food menu is a new type of dining, designed for the type of mix & match tasting and plate-sharing that sparks conversation. We are a locally owned and operated restaurant that opened to fill a growing niche in the Triangle; a place where people with different backgrounds and nationalities can come to eat something familiar, while at the same time, locals can try something they’ve never had before.


Everything Blossoms Boutique

Everything Blossoms is an online boutique. Our motto is: "Blossom into the woman you are meant to be." We want you to feel empowered, beautiful and confident as you grow. No matter the occasions we’ve got you covered.

With our EB Bloom, everyone can have a new outlook on fashion and confidence to take chances and set trends that no one has seen before. With fresh new styles and eclectic imagination, anything is possible when you’re wearing Everything Blossoms.

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Brown Boy Photography

Brown Boy Photography provides photography and design services for any occasion. CEO, John Brown describes his graphics and photography as creative love. He puts his my mind and soul into all of his work and his focus is to see my clients walk out with a smile full of memories.


Virtuous Delight

Virtuous Delight is a food & beverage company that offers a wide range of menu items. They provide custom-made berries & treats, brownies, cakes, pies, dessert tables and appetizer-style catering options.


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Meet the Vendors


Clayton Financial

Clayton Financial provides services to help clients protect, accumulate, and distribute wealth.

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CollegiateBrandz is committed to bringing to the marketplace highly fashionable apparel that is decorated with the brands you grew to love during your college years. In addition to decorated apparel, through a strong partnership with a full service commercial printing/branding firm, we also provide signs/banners, awards/recognition gifts, and thousands of promotional items. Need a custom job done for your greek line, a business, or an affinity group? No problem. Let us know.


Paparazzi, Zaliya

Our fashion-forward jewelry and product parties are centered on fun, Paparazzi fulfills a serious mission. We believe that trendy accessories can be available, and affordable, to women everywhere. We know that wearing a new look, and feeling confident in your appearance, builds amazing self-worth. Our passion is inspiring dreams, empowering talents, and reaching goals by sharing our products and the excitement of Paparazzi. Contact for more information!


Scentsy by Natasha

At Scentsy, we love fragrance and how it makes us feel, how it connects us to our deepest memories, and how sharing those memories connects us with each other. Starting in 2004, Scentsy has become a household name. Contact Natasha at for more information and/or to place an order.

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So Glossy Lip Gloss

Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, So Glossy Lip Gloss was created by teenpreneur, Arica Scott. So Glossy is a non-sticky, long-wearing gloss created for all lip gloss lovers. Launched spring 2018, So Glossy has become a household name.