CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) is proud to announce a new partnership with Girls World Expo. Girls World Expo is an organization that produces one-day events that bring young women together with positive female role models and programming meant to empower girls and help them realize their potential. In 2016, the expo will make stops at 10 CBL centers across the country.
“We are pleased and proud to be working with Girls World Expo to bring this unique event to young women in the markets we serve,” said Brenda McNeeley, Director – Field Marketing for CBL & Associates. “These events include a roster of well-respected female community and business leaders to inspire, motivate, and empower the next generation of female leaders.”
Girls World Expo invites girls, ages 11-18, to imagine their futures, empowers them to reach for their dreams, and gives them the opportunity to engage with female leaders from their community. The expo touches on interests and issues faced by young women in each community through a variety of workshops, demonstrations, and activities led by community role models.
“We’re thrilled to partner with CBL in 2016 to bring Girls World Expo to several new markets,” said Girls World Expo CEO Varinda Missett. “Our educational and inspirational program will have the opportunity to reach and impact the lives of thousands of women across the country.”
The first Girls World Expo event will take place at The Lakes Mall in Muskegon, Michigan. Additional locations include: Parkdale Mall (Beaumont, TX), Asheville Mall (Asheville, NC), Fashion Square (Saginaw, MI), Stroud Mall (Stroudsburg, PA), Monroeville Mall (Pittsburgh, PA), Chesterfield Mall (St. Louis, MO), Hamilton Place (Chattanooga, TN), Laurel Park, (Livonia, MI) and Arbor Place (Douglasville, GA).
Girls and their parents can find out more about these events by going to the Girls World Expo website at www.GirlsWorldExpo.com.
About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interests in or manages 147 properties, including 91 regional malls/open-air centers. The properties are located in 30 states and total 84.7 million square feet including 7.0 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.