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West Michigan Women's Expo
DeVos Place - Grand Rapids, MI
March 9 - 11, 2012
March 9, 2012 Fri 10am - 8pm
March 10, 2012 Sat 10am - 8pm
March 11, 2012 Sun 11am - 5pm
Tickets Available at the door   
Advance Discount Tickets at Meijer  
 

Expo Highlights

Ali Vincent - "The Biggest Loser" 

Ali Vincent broke show records to become the very first female winner of the hit television series, The Biggest Loser.  Since that time, Ali has gone on to inspire and motivate thousands as she continues her personal quest to live a fit and healthy life.  In November 2009, Ali released her first book, Believe It, Be It an inspirational memoir in which she shares her intimate story of personal transformation.
 
On Stage appearances Friday, March 9 at 1pm and Saturday, March 10 at 1pm.  Meet & Greet! 
Book Selling and signing!

Ali Vincent - West Michigan Women's Expo

Jeffrey Zaslow

A tribute to the late Jeffrey Zaslow, featuring the legacy of his work and words - 2pm daily.  Author and Wall Street Journal Columnist, Jeffrey Zaslow, chose Kohler Expos Women's Expos and Bridal Shows as part of his book tour for "The Magic Room" just released January 19; a story about the love we wish for our daughters, featuring a bridal shop operated by four generations of women in Michigan. Jeff's other publications include: "The Girls from Ames", a story of women and friendship and coauthor of "The Last Lecture" and "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope", a memoir of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He will be honored 2pm daily at the expo.

Jeffrey Zaslow - The Magic Room

Meet Miss Michigan - Elizabeth Wertenberger

Sponsored by Dr Pepper Snapple Group
 
 

Meijer - Healthy Living Cooking Stage

Presentations will include: Easy Meals for Healthy Families, Baked Lobster Mac and Cheese, Seafood 1,2,3 and Spring Clean Your Pantry for Better Health. See seminar schedule for date and times. Stage presentations by Shari Steinbach, MS RD, Ray Sierengowski CEC/CCE Meijer Corporate Research Chef and Jennifer Gritters, Associate Research Chef.

Jamie Vroman will be conducting FREE Body Mass Index (BMI) and Blood Pressure Screening at the Meijer Pharmacy booth.
Kitchen provided by Williams Kitchen & Bath

Meijer

Shari Steinbach, MS RD

Go Red For Women - "BetterU Casting Call" 

Go Red BetterU is a FREE 12-week online nutrition and fitness program that can makeover your heart. Each week will focus on a different area of your health and provide step-by-step guidance. You'll have access to everything from daily expert tips to online journal. Get started at www.GoRedForWome.org/BetterU
Go Red Makeover

Michigan Blood - Blood Drive on Friday, 1-7pm and Saturday, 10am-4pm

Help us make our goal of collecting 66 pints of blood, we did it last year, let's do it again!

Girl Scouts 100th Birthday "Cupcake Challenge" 

Girl Scout's will be celebrating their 100th Birthday with a "Cupcake Challenge" at the Women's Expo. Local Chefs will present their cupcake creations using Girl Scout Cookies! Judging will be 3pm on Sunday, March 11. Girl Scouts will also be selling cookies at the show - buy a box or several!  

Great Lakes Pub Cruiser

Premiering at the Women's Expo! A person bike that will be catering to all kinds of parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, anniversaries, milestone birthdays, you name it.  It is like a big pub on wheels!  You may do a pub crawl, plan your next party or celebration by pedaling around...you just have to see it to believe it!Pub Cruiser - Premiering at the Women's Expo

The Kidney Trust - Free Kidney Screening at the Women's Expo!

Who should be screened? People who have Chronic Kidney Disease may end up with kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to prolong life. A person's risk for CKD is increased due to any of the following:  Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease, Family History of Kidney Disease.  To learn about other risk factors, please visit www.KidneyTRUST.org/learn/
The Kidney Trust - Women's Expo

Tricia McDonald - Author, Public Speaker & Entrepreneur
Splattered Ink Press

Her Books, Life With Sally: Little White Dog Tails and Life With Sally: Still Spinnin' Tails are stories chronicling life with her miniature bull terrier, Sally. 

On stage Friday at 11am presenting "Where Do Story Ideas Come From?"  Sally will be there from 11am-1pm.  "Time to Write!" presented Saturday at 11am. Sally will be there from 2-4pm and "The New Face of Self-Publishing" presented Sunday at 12pm.  Sally will be there from 1-3pm.

 Life with Sally: Little White Dog Tails

Two Plastered Ladies

Two Plastered Ladies is a company of The Trendz Companies....Color Trendz being the most prominent: We do color consultations FREE via email, for a small fee through SKYPE and in-home for $60 per hour. We SELL healthier paints and plasters in Wyoming in store at HWC Homeworks and online. We are "The Paint Store That Comes To Your Door" and ship next day. We also sell DIY kits for painting and come decor kits.

Trendz also offers LICENSED and INSURED painting services, as well as plastering.
AND We offer DIY classes in
Wyoming at HWC.

For more info, go to our
website...it says everything! http://www.colortrendz.comTwo Plastered Ladies - West Michigan Women's Expo

WGVU WOMEN AND GIRLS LEAD ENGAGE 

WGVU Women and Girls Lead Engage will be a featured display at this year's expo. Taking things from global to local, you won't want to miss getting engaged in this interactive exhibit with a little return of Art Prize, and a chance to be part of a mosaic and don't forget, a chance to get involved in a great community initiative. Based on three pillars, Leadership, Healthy Living and Ending Violence of all forms.

WATERCOLOR BY PAMELA - HEALING TREE

Art Prize Watercolor Artist Pamela Alderman takes us to a new level of heart.  You may have seen her Go Red For Women Red Dress Display last year, and now she displays Hope as part of her "Braving the Wind" series...Your chance to be part of the Healing Tree...at Art Prize more than 20,000 Hoope cards were placed, you can be part of this.

LED LIGHT VESTS - Dog Vest and People Vest by GLK Innovations
www.ledlightvest.com

Premiering at the Women's Expo!
LED Light Vests

 

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