Michigan International Women’s Show Returns to Novi in April


NOVI — The Michigan International Women’s Show returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi in April.

“We are celebrating our 20th annual show with sweets, surprises and shopping for moms, sisters, daughters and girlfriends,” said Beth Anderson, executive show manager of Southern Shows. “It’s just part of the food, fashion and fun that women can experience at the show.” Cupcakes will be given to the first 100 show attendees, 20 presents will be hidden in the show and $20 in show bucks good at exhibitor displays will be given away every 20 minutes.

Randy Fenoli, from TLC’s reality series Say Yes to the Dress, will share his passion for design and fashion along with stories of brides searching for the perfect wedding dress and their struggles to overcome personal difficulties, weight and body image and staying within budget. Celebrity stylist and creator of Rock Your Hair professional styling products, Michael O’Rourke, will be demonstrating, advising and explaining his proprietary cutting system “Angles in Motion” with free haircuts.

Chef instructors and organizations will prepare recipes and provide cooking tips on the Stonebridge Kitchen & Bath Cooking Theater. United Dairy Industry of Michigan registered dietitians will offer dairy recipes for children and adult diets. Dr. Partha Nandi, MD FACP, will present quick and healthy meals that treat food as medicine by incorporating ingredients to boost immune systems as seen on his medical lifestyle television talk show Ask Dr. Nandi.  

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 scents.

Latest trends and looks will be showcased during the fashion shows on the Main Fashion Stage.  Guardian Angel Animal Rescue will sponsor “Pawject Runway-Fido Fashion Show” featuring canine couture, essentials and adoption information. 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.

The show, from April 30 through May 3., will also include Anniversary Hunt with gifts hidden throughout the show each day; special gifts to the first 100 show attendees each day; Pink Friday, instead of Black Friday, with specials from vendors exhibiting pink balloons; Friday’s Girls Night Out with Macy’s goodie bags and discounts for attendees entering after 5 p.m.; Sunday’s Mother & Daughters Day with 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.

The Show will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace is located at 46100 Grand River Ave. 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 InternationalWomenShow.com or call 800-849-0248.