Charlotte, NC, July 24, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Black Southern Belle just announced Pure Leaf ® Iced Tea, a product of The Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership, as the premier sponsor of all Black Southern Belle Southern Tastemaker Summits and “Collective” conference this Fall. Black Southern Belle, the leading network for diverse Southern-based businesses and vendors, will host a day-long Charlotte Tastemaker Summit on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at TUFT (Today’s Unique Furniture Trends).
The summit will feature artisans, entrepreneurs, top chefs, artists, brandmakers, interior designers, event planners, independent businesses, and industry-specific vendors in North Carolina. Other sponsors include The Scout Guide Steve McKenzie’s, Honeybook, Southern Weddings, Images by Amber Robinson, Denise Benson Photography, Dwell by Cheryl, and Elle VJ.
Pure Leaf ® Iced Tea and Black Southern Belle will host a set of Southern Tastemaker Summits in Richmond, V.A. (June 22, 2016), Charlotte, N.C. (July 27, 2016), and Atlanta, G.A. (August 10, 2016) leading up to The Collective, a sponsored Southern-tastemaker conference and curated, diverse network of influential business owners in the South From Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Charleston, S.C. Pure Leaf ® Iced Tea is the premier sponsor for the The Black Southern Belle Collective conference, an event gathering hundreds of Southern-based tastemakers, entrepreneurs, brand strategists, event planners, creatives, interior designers, chefs, and professionals and connecting them with top experts and insiders in media, branding, retail, and business through curated, exclusive networking spaces in downtown Charleston.
Black Southern Belle created the Collective to create a collaborative space for businesses in the South that have a lifestyle niche. Members of the Collective are given tools to help develop their brand, publicize their brand, and manage their company to increase revenue and acquire new clients. This year, Collective members online will finally get a chance to network face-to-face in Black Southern Belle-hosted summits and inaugural conference at top award-winning venues.
About the Black Southern Belle: The Black Southern Belle brand is the leading source for a diverse, curated network of vendors in the South. Through its editorial extension, Black Southern Belle preserves the culture of Southern living.
About the Black Southern Belle Collective: A curated, diverse network of Southern-based vendors seeking networking and business development opportunities.