About Circle of Sisters

Circle of Sisters (COS) is the largest expo for women of color in New York City. Produced and hosted by WBLS-FM, HOT 97, WLIB – AM and Emmis Communications, COS hosts a variety of panel discussions, seminars, gospel concerts and a fashion show in addition to over 200 vendors and small businesses selling unique items and services all weekend. This expo is accented by an avalanche of captivating elements such as fabulous shopping and food tasting with some of today’s top chefs at the Food Pavilion and youth activities including lessons in the arts and dance at the Children’s Pavilion. Each year, participants can attend informative and empowering panel discussions led by authors, field experts, political figures and some of the biggest names in entertainment.

In it’s fifteen plus years of operation, COS has welcomed names such as Rev. Al Sharpton, Robin Roberts, Susan Taylor, Mayor Cory Booker, Terry McMillian, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Steve Harvey and the sounds of Faith Evans, Eric Benet, Fantasia, Tank, Jennifer Hudson, Salt ‘n’ Pepa, Bell Biv Devoe, Big Daddy Kane and Gospel powerhouses to bring the message home like Smokie Norful, Karen Clark Sheard, Kiki Sheard, Vickie Winans, Tye Tribbett, Deitrick Haddon and more. Circle of Sisters is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever before! Join us on September 30th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City for Circle of Sisters 2017.

Circle of Sisters is sponsored by WBLS-FM, WLIB-AM and WQHT HOT 97.1-FM. WBLS (107.5 FM) is the premiere African American Radio Stations in the New York City area. Some of its top rated shows includes The Steve Harvey Morning Shows, Middays with Shaila, Afternoons with Déjà Vu, The Quiet Storm with Lenny Green and more. WLIB (1190 AM) is the powerhouse 24-hour Gospel, Praise, and Inspiration station, featuring on-air talent that includes Erica Campbell, Bishop Hezekiah Walker and Neicy T., James Fortune, Morgan Dukes and more.  HOT 97 (97.1 FM) is the only destination for the Hottest Hip Hop and R&B Music featuring radio pioneers like FunkMaster Flex, DJ Enuff, Ebro in the Mornings and more!