The Who’s Who of the Pageant World Prepares for the Second Annual Queen’s Corner Networking Event Presented by Amaris Acosta, Savvy Magazine, The Red Carpet Pageant and Karaliene Total Image.

New York, NY — January 11, 2010— In just a few short weeks, the who’s who of the pageant industry will be gathering together for the second annual Queen’s Corner( networking event, taking place on Sunday, February 28that the Hilton Gateway in Newark, New Jersey. Hosted by founder and former Miss New York United States, Amaris Acosta, The Queen’s Corner attracted over 50 contestants, exhibitors and titleholders last year’s event and has quickly become the premiere social networking event and expo of its kind for the pageant industry on the East Coast. This year’s sponsors include Savvy MagazineThe Red Carpet Pageant and Karaliene Total Image.

The day-long event includes a series of workshops that provide attendees with advice and tips in various areas including interview, nutrition and competition prep from some of the industry’s top pageant coaches and titleholders. This year’s keynote address will be delivered by famed media coach, Don Baker of Don Baker Communications.

The Queen’s Corner also provides a platform for many of the industry’s elite vendors with the opportunity to showcase their wares to a large number of contestants who are seeking to gain an advantage over the competition.  Confirmed participants in this year’s event include: Carter Studios, Fiehn Photography, the Red Carpet Pageant & Prom, and Pageant Life Coaching by Sheri. Representatives from Darling Diva ProductionsMiss Empire Royalty, Miss New Jersey/New York Essence, New England Ethnic World, and New York Perfect pageants will be in attendance to answer questions about pageant process and their organizations.

The first 75 attendees to the Queen’s Corner will receive a gift bag fit for a queen and all attendees have a chance to win great products and services provided by industry favorites including Body by MikePageant NotebookQdazzle MakeupThe Rhinestone Palace and Energy Fitness by Josh.

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AMARIS ACOSTA has a habit of always saying what everyone else is thinking- which doesn’t exactly make you the most popular girl in school. Luckily, she found a place where it can be useful- she can be seen stumping celebrities and common folk alike in the lifestyle show En la Escena, where she has interviewed distinguished personalities such as Iman, Mikki Taylor, Andre Harrell and Phillip Bloch. Prior to joining ELE, Amaris gave pageants a try and was awarded the title of Miss Caribbean USA, placing in the semifinals of Miss Caribes Hibiscus International. Not one to forget her start, she now runs the Miss Brooklyn Scholarship Competition, a preliminary to Miss America. Active in her community, Amaris volunteers her spare time to various local charities including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and CocoaChic’s TeenChic. To learn more about Amaris, visit


The brain child of New York beauty queen, pageant coach and founder of Karaliene Productions Amaris Acosta, The Queen’s Corner is the premiere pageant networking event for the East Coast. Bringing together regional titleholders, photographers, contestants, coaches, vendors, and fans; The Queen’s Corner is a one day event that offers workshops from the best the pageantry world has to offer.  The Queen’s Corner is also the official sponsor of the Miss Brooklyn Scholarship organization. For more information about the Queen’s Corner, visit .