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Friday, April 18, 2014

The Michigan International Women’s Show and Ticket Giveaway

EAT, INSPIRE, & LOVE WITH REALITY SHOW STARS AT
MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW 
The Michigan International Women’s Show brings Bravo’s reality series “The Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger, Food Network’s “Extreme Chef” Chef Jerome Brown and author, and empowerment speaker Sharon Frame to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, May 1 - 4.

“It’s an eclectic mixture of food, fashion and fun experiences that will appeal to women of all ages and interests,” said Beth Anderson, executive show manager of Southern Shows. “Be inspired and entertained with your mom, sister, daughter or girlfriend at fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, makeovers and shopping.”

Patti Stanger, from Bravo’s reality series “The Millionaire Matchmaker” and sponsored by Shoe Carnival, will tell about her experiences and the process of matching members according to their exact preferences and requirements for finding the perfect match (Friday).  

Chef Jerome Brown, as seen on Food Network’s “Extreme Chef” and ESPN’s “I’ve Got Skills,” will be demonstrating his southern cuisine with a gourmet twist from his new cookbook “Eat Like a Celebrity” and sharing his experiences as personal chef to Shaquille O’Neal, Nancy Kerrigan, Priscilla Presley and Colin Powell (Thursday, Friday and Saturday).

Celebrity stylist Michael O’Rourke and creator of Rock Your Hair professional styling products will be demonstrating, advising and explaining his proprietary cutting system “Angles in Motion” with free haircuts.

Author and empowerment speaker Sharon Frame will teach simple and life-transforming strategies for success through the power of faith, focus and follow through during her interactive "back to the future" exercise of resetting thoughts, reframing self-image and stepping into a dream life.

Medical lifestyle talk show host, Dr. Parth Nandi, MD FACP, will share his insight, advice and expertise on how to live a happy, healthier and fuller life as seen on “Ask Dr. Nandi” television show known for well-being, compassion and a focus on medical topics.  

Inspiration Uncorked of Ferndale will encourage originality with information on their scarf decorating, wine glass painting, mosaics and jewelry making classes during their creative presentations.

Chef instructors, organizations and southern cooking radio host Chef Lisa Lofton Shively will prepare recipes and provide cooking tips in the Stonebridge Kitchen & Bath Cooking Theater. United Dairy Industry of Michigan registered dietitians will offer dairy recipes for children and adult diets.

Spring makeup trends and helpful cosmetic tips will be part of the makeovers offered by Macy’s beauty experts along with an array of new spring scents. 

Kroger Pavilion will feature ice cream tastings, makeovers from L’Oreal, cooking demonstrations, blood pressure screenings from the Kroger Pharmacy and women’s health and skin safety discussions from Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute community educators along with a raffle to benefit the Institute.

Fire Fighters’ charity fashion show will heat up the runway with modeling of their dress blues and bunker gear. Guardian Angel Animal Rescue will sponsor “Pawject Runway-Fido Fashion Show” featuring canine couture, essentials and adoption information.

Other features include Scavenger Hunt with gifts hidden throughout the show each day; special gifts to the first 100 show attendees each day; Friday’s Girls Night Out with free gifts and discounts for attendees entering after 5 p.m.; Sunday’s Mother & Daughters Day sponsored by United Dairy Industry of Michigan with an insulated tote given to the first 500 show attendees, gifts and prizes; and more than 400 exhibitors displaying cosmetics, fragrances, lingerie, purses, shoes, gifts, décor items, food, arts and crafts, clothing, fashion and accessories. 

“We’re celebrating Pink Friday, instead of Black Friday, with discounts, specials and doorbusters from vendors exhibiting pink balloons in their displays,” said Anderson. “And attendees will be able to win $20 in show bucks every 20 minutes during show hours everyday to spend at exhibitor displays.”

The 19th annual Michigan International Women’s Show is presented by The Detroit News and sponsored by Kroger, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and United Dairy Industry of Michigan. 
Suburban Collection Showplace is located at 46100 Grand River Avenue between Novi and Beck Road in Novi. 
Show hours are 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday. 
Admission is $10; youth 6 – 12 are $5 and children 5 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Online advance tickets are $8 online. Discount tickets are available at Kroger for $7. Group tickets for 4 or more are offered in advance online for $8. Thursday admission after 3 p.m. is $3. Happy Hours tickets after 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday are $5. On site parking is available for $5. 
For more information and exhibitor coupons, visit www.InternationalWomenShow.com 
or call (800) 849-0248.
Crystal & Stephanie (along with my daughters), had a great time at last year's show. We got tons of samples, freebies, & coupons. It is well worth planning a day or night out with friends.
Would you like the chance to win 2 tickets to the show? Enter in the form below. Ends 4/27/14.
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Do you like to shop, get free samples, and see celebrity guests? What are you most looking forward to? There will be Food, Fashion, Health, Beauty, and more.
*Disclosure: We were given free tickets. No other compensation was given. All opinions are 100% ours. Full policy here.