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Renew & Reinvent

It takes an entire year to create… but for one magical day each year, the world stops as women celebrate with their best friends, sisters, mothers, daughters, and each other.

You’ve been waiting all year for the ONE show that has it all. But this year we will help you renew your soul & empower your body and mind as we re-invent our show – making it the ultimate show for you! The Women’s Lifestyle Show is the one you've come to love for over 20 years, but now we’ve made it more interactive with intimate pavilions that will pamper, indulge, enlighten, educate, and just help you feel joyful and alive.

Even great ideas need to change—we have decided we want an update and we know that today’s women want more… you want to see it, touch it, feel it and experience it. That’s why we are creating a new look, a new floor plan, and a new concept to create a more interactive, dynamic intimate, inspiring day to celebrate and empower you like never before. We can’t wait to bring you a day like never before.

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We are thrilled to welcome Manuel Villacorta to the 2014 Women’s Lifestyle Show!


Health is not a diet plan, but a lifestyle. Understand your body, your strengths, and your limits and use this knowledge to make a change. Stop dieting, start living.” — Manuel Villacorta

A nationally recognized, award-winning registered dietitian with more than 16 years of experience as a nutritionist, Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., is a respected and trusted voice in the health and wellness industry. He is the founder of Eating Free, an international weight management and wellness program, and one of the leading weight loss and nutrition experts in the country. He is the author of Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight off for Good (HCI, May 2012) and Peruvian Power Foods: 18 Superfoods, 101 Recipes, and Anti-aging Secrets from the Amazon to the Andes (HCI, October 2013).

Manuel served as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2010-2013), and currently acts as a health blog contributor for The Huffington Post, an on-air contributor to the Univision television network, and a health and lifestyle contributor for Fox News Latino. Manuel is the owner of San Francisco-based private practice, MV Nutrition and the recipient of five ‘‘Best Bay Area Nutritionist’’ awards from the San Francisco Chronicle, ABC7 and Citysearch.

His warm, approachable style and his bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish have made him an in-demand health and nutrition expert on local and national television and radio channels, as well as in articles appearing in print publications and online. Manuel is a compelling, charismatic speaker.

Born and raised in Peru, Manuel makes his home in San Francisco. He earned his bachelor of science in nutrition and physiology metabolism from the University of California, Berkeley, and his master of science in nutrition and food science from San Jose State University. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his research and contributions to the field of dietetics.

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2013 Time Lapse!

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The countdown is on, and we are less than 50 days away from our biggest show yet! Check out our latest vendor list below. New vendors are signing up every day, and booth space is filling up fast! If you want to showcase your business to over 10,000 women at the 2013 Women’s Lifestyle Show, don’t wait. Call Allyson today at 309.857.6301 or email We want you help YOU build your business!

2013 Women’s Lifestyle Show Vendor List as of 9.6.13

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Four Dynamic Celebrities!

We are thrilled to welcome FOUR fantastic celebrities this year! You can look forward to being inspired and entertained by these dynamic women!

GL whiteGloria Loring

Gloria Loring is a singer, songwriter, actress, author and keynote speaker; the recording artist of the #1 hit song “Friends and Lovers;” co-composer of television theme songs “Diff’rent Strokes” and “Facts of Life,” which she also sang; an audience favorite as “Liz Chandler” on “Days of Our Lives;” one of few artists to sing two nominated songs on the Academy Awards and is the mother of R&B singing sensation Robin Thicke.






MJB_press_photo-forwebMary Jo Buttafuoco

Back by popular demand! Mary Jo Buttafuoco now lives a quiet life, but her name blasted into celebrity status in 1992 when she answered the front door and found a young girl on the porch. Within moments, a 17-year-old Amy Fisher took out a gun and shot her point blank in the head. Now you can hear the real truth about that day and what has brought Mary Jo Buttafuoco to some amazing realizations about her life, overcoming trauma, facing physical and emotional devastations, divorce, betrayal and more.







 Dr. Lori

Dr. Lori stars as the antiques appraiser on The Discovery Channel’s hit reality TV show “Auction Kings.” She has been featured on NBC’s “The Tonight Show” and Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” for her comedic and no-holds-barred approach. Dr. Lori will be doing 100 appraisals during the Women’s Lifestyle Show, and guests may bring an antique for her to appraise as part of her wildly funny, one-of-a-kind, entertaining event. Dr. Lori never knows what types of stuff her audience will bring next, and she leaves them howling for more. Every show is different and totally unscripted.





Melissa-Costello-forwebMelissa Costello

Melissa Costello, founder of Karma Chow, has always had a passion for healthy, delicious food and nutrition. As a child, Melissa would spend hours in the kitchen with her Italian father making homemade tomato sauce and pasta. When she became a vegetarian at age 19, she began experimenting with healthier versions of everyday recipes, which led her to her passion for vegetarian cooking. Her collection of simple yet delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes and desserts has become popular among many top names in the film and music industry. Melissa is the creator of The Vital Life 30-Day Food Based Cleanse and a personal chef to celebrity fitness guru and P90X creator, Tony Horton. She has been featured on TV Guide’s “Secrets of the Hollywood Body” and is currently the host for Beachbody’s newest product, The Ultimate Reset Cleanse. She is also the co-host of the online cooking and yoga series, Food and Flow, produced through YogaMint.

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How would you like to be traveling to Tahiti, St. Kitts, or St. Thomas?  You’ll be able to join our own Dr. Joy on a cruise to the Caribbean and other exotic locations.  Want to know more?  Make sure you go to to discover how YOU can sail the open seas for 8 days at a price you won’t believe.  And make sure you stop by the In This Life Booth at the show and discover how this California based travel group can arrange the vacation you’ve always dreamt of creating.

Additional information is also available at Joy Miller & Associates at 693.8200


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For 21 years we’ve had one celebrity to highlight our show, but you asked for more… and that’s what you will get.  We’ve drawn from all avenues of a woman’s life to bring 4 celebrities to our 22nd Women’s Lifestyle Show.  Discovery Channel’s Auction King- Dr. Lori will do 2 live appraisal seminars on each main stage.  She will be joined by Author and motivational speaker Mary Jo Buttafucco (Tender).

But, that’s not all, within the next couple of weeks we will be announcing 2 famous celebrities that you’ve watched on television throughout the years.  You don’t want to miss these announcements, and you won’t want to miss this year’s show!

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We are excited to announce that Mary Jo Buttafucco will be once again speaking at the Women’s Lifestyle Show.  Mary Jo’s packed room begged for a return visit to Peoria, as women gained empowerment and insight listening to her motivating talk.  You’ll be able to hear Mary Jo on both main stages on Saturday October 26th.

Mary Jo Buttafuco

Mary Jo Buttafuco

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