If you’re a mommy-to-be, already have a bouncing bundle of joy, or are planning to grow your family, you’ll want to check out the Cincinnati Baby & Beyond Expo on August 1 and 2 at the Sharonville Convention Center.
Behind the scenes, Vicki Hart and her team at Hart Productions, Inc., a family business that’s been putting on consumer trade shows in Cincinnati for nearly 60 years, are busy behind the scenes preparing for this always popular event.
“Whether you’re expecting your first child or adding to a growing home, the Cincinnati Baby & Beyond Expo is your guide to everything family,” says Hart. “Mom, dad, brothers, sisters, grandparents and the extended family and friends can all enjoy discovering new products and services, join in demos and learn from the experts.”
At the expo you can meander through rows of approximately 200 vendors from child care professionals to health care experts. Additionally, Hart says there will be several interactive and educational activities on-site including The Active Child, Wellness & Education, Pre- and Post-Pregnancy Fitness & Yoga and resources for Pre- and Post-Pregnancy such as birthing centers, OB physicians, pediatric dentists and more.
Also at the expo will be children’s boutiques that specialize in the latest and greatest in new products, clothing and accessories. The event will be the perfect chance for you to bring along your little fashionista or stylish little man to expand their adorable wardrobe. “No expo would be complete without shopping,” laughs Hart. “Crazy Cravings, when you gotta have it! and On the Go Products and Nurseries with Style will be in attendance as well.”
Product sampling and giveaways will be going on throughout the duration of the event, so you’re guaranteed to go home with not only a plethora of new information about children, but also free products.
For the kids, there’s plenty to enjoy. “The Interactive Demo stage will have a cooking with kids demo with 10 kids, karate demo with Michelangelo the Ninja Turtle, hands on parent and child music demos and more,” adds Hart.
You can purchase tickets for the expo for $5 at any area Kroger store or for $6 online at www.cincinnatibabyandbeyondexpo.com.