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    2013 NAAFACon Networking and Social Events Announced FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2013 Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for
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      2013 NAAFACon Networking and Social Events Announced

      May 14, 2013

      Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for Equality at Every Size, has announced the Networking and Social Events for its upcoming 2013 Annual Convention & Expo, being held July 25-29, 2013 at the Westin Hotel, Casino & Spa, located at 160 East Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV. The Networking and Social Events are designed to promote camaraderie and friendship among convention attendees...not to mention add a little fun to the convention schedule (please note that these events are subject to change).

      "Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!" is the preeminent event for size diversity advocates from across North America, including Canada and worldwide. NAAFA has a tradition of using educational convention sessions as a platform for innovation in the areas of diversity, size acceptance, activism and nondiscrimination practices and policies.

      The following Networking and Social Events are being published in preparation for the Early Bird Registration deadline expiring on May 19th:

      • Las Vegas Style Gaming Party on Thursday, July 25th -- Join NAAFA in the Westin Las Vegas Casino for some gaming activities! Do you dare try your luck? Whether it is something as simple as playing the slot machines, or testing your skills at the Black Jack tables, NAAFACon invitees are invited to ascend on the hotel's casino for a little fun with lady luck! This event is being co-sponsored by NAAFA and the Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa. More details to following.

      • Expo Kick-Off Reception on Friday, July 26th -- The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa will be hosting a welcoming reception for all NAAFACon attendees and vendors in the Exhibitor and Vendor Hall on Friday evening to kick-off the night's festivities. This reception features complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and chef's choice of Hors d'oeuvres. It also provides NAAFA a wonderful opportunity to showcase its convention vendors and their products/services. A special 'thank you' to the Westin Las Vegas for hosting this reception for NAAFACon attendees.

      • Dance Party & Costume Ball on Friday, July 26th -- Join NAAFA for an evening of excitement as we dance the night away with friends old and new. This event is a Costume Ball; however, costumes are not mandatory but strongly encouraged. There will be lots of fun activities going on throughout the evening including a costume contest and games to win prizes. We don't want to give away all the surprises but this is going to be one event you won't want to miss!

      • Awards Dinner & Fashion Show on Saturday, July 27th -- This year Las Vegas will take its place as the leading plus-size fashion capital of the world as we bring you the NAAFA 2013 Fashion Show & Auction Dinner. A major fund raising event for our organization will feature food, fashion, music, art, and our well known Not-So-Silent Auction. Plus- size fashion designers from around the country will present their latest collections of inspired designs. Details forthcoming.

      • Pizza Party & Talent Show on Sunday, July 28th -- After three days full of educational workshops, professional development and entertainment, why not join NAAFA for what promises to be one of the most fun events of the convention. Think you got talent? Then this is your chance to shine.

      • Pool Party on Sunday, July 28th -- The desert gets hot in the summer, so we'll wait for Mother Nature to turn off the lights and then hit the pool for a little refreshing dive in the pool.

      NAAFA invites people of all sizes who support Equality at Every Size to come together with likeminded people for a week of learning, laughing, sharing, networking, community building, swimming, dancing and fun! Visit NAAFA's website today at www.naafa.org to learn more about the NAAFA 2013 Annual Convention & Expo. Convention registration and hotel accommodations can be completed from the website. To view the 2013 NAAFACon schedule of events, go to: http://www.naafaonline.com/convention2013/schedule/ .
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