Presented by Posh Events and Exotic Hush

Pittsburgh, Pa – Pittsburgh’s first annual women’s expo and show will take place on Saturday April 29th, 2017 at the David Lawrence Convention Center beginning at 12 pm. This event was created to offer women an exciting opportunity to showcase their businesses and to network with other female entrepreneurs and business professionals in one convenient space. Focusing on women’s fashion, beauty, health, wellness, collaboration and empowerment, this event will draw female attendees from all over the greater Pittsburgh region. Inspiring Lives Magazine, media sponsor, will be on site to promote the event and to take pictures on the red carpet. Comcast Business, supporting sponsor, will be available to discuss small and large business needs including innovative security features for local businesses.

Speakers from around the country will share knowledge and inspirational stories of Empowerment with event attendees. Award winning author/speaker from Texas, Lila Holley will be representing her company Camouflaged Sisters and sharing her experiences as a female veteran. Dr. Shellie Hipsky of Inspiring Lives International, an award winning author, speaker and president of the Global Sisterhood, will be keynoting and sharing her passion for connecting women and promoting collaboration.

The attendees are invited to spend the day browsing and shopping at many local designer boutiques and popular fashion, health and beauty booths. Lularoe clothing, Sabika, and Stella and Dot Jewelry are just some of the brands available for purchase. Beauty products including Lipscense, Willing Beauty, and Nikki’s Magic Wand will have consultants on site to provide makeup advice and mini makeovers. Skin care solutions such as Rodan & Fields, and Nerium will be providing mini facials and treatments. Health and Wellness will also be featured at this event including Arbonne, Bella Vita Escapes, and Una Bella Spa Salon and Spa. An auction will raise funds to support the Global Sisterhood non-profit organization which provides pop up giving, support, and mentoring to women and girls around the world.

Beginning at 7 pm, guests will enjoy a high style fashion show featuring many well-known Pittsburgh designers. Boutiques such as Exotic Hush and Tinka Baby Diva Designs will be featured in the showcases, as well as popular local designers Lana Neumeyer, Michael Anthony, and Ruby Dawn Surgest. Following the fashion show, guests will enjoy music from DJ Ollie and cocktails while experiencing beautiful views of the city on the Allegheny outlook deck of the Convention Center.

Valerie Lerch, owner and event planner of Posh Events by Valerie, has been preparing for this event for several years. “It has always been my dream to coordinate a women’s event of this scale in our city to promote empowerment and collaboration among women of all cultures and professional backgrounds. Providing a space for women to access these resources and to collaborate with so many incredible women has been truly amazing,” Lerch stated. Valerie has been planning and coordinating successful women’s events throughout the Pittsburgh area for last 8 years.

Valerie was thrilled to partner with Shawna Solomon of Exotic Hush who recently opened a second boutique in the Shadyside area to provide fashion forward styles to women in the Pittsburgh area. Shawna has also been preparing to bring a new style and fashion element to our city. “Through fashion, I believe that we can empower and unify women of all backgrounds and cultures,” Shawna added. Shawna has organized an incredible line up for this show and is excited to share it at the Pittsburgh Women’s Expo and Show!

Tickets are available online and at the door. Please visit for additional information or to your secure tickets.