Special Guest Appearances
The National Women's Show is pleased to present exciting Celebrity Guest speakers at our event! You won't want to miss the fun and behind-the-scenes insight that our TV personalities bring to the show.
Don't miss these great personalities in 2014:
Meet Patrick Adams:
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Patrick J. Adams stars as Mike Ross in USA’s provocative drama, SUITS, which returns for the second half of season four in winter 2015.
For his role in SUITS, Adams garnered a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor is a Drama Series in 2011.
On television, Adams' credits include starring opposite Zoe Saldana and Jason Isaac in the 2014 television miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby”, acclaimed series “Luck,” where he was honored to star opposite Dustin Hoffman and Michael Gambon; popping up opposite Tatiana Maslany in Season two of the hit series “Orphan Black;” “Lost,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “N.C.I.S.,” “Lie To Me” and “Flash Forward,” and many, many more.
* General Admission allows you to still see Patrick Adams LIVE on Centre stage.
Doug Davidson, who stars as Paul Williams from The Young & the Restless, LIVE on Main Stage!
Meet Doug Davidson:
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Celebrating 35 years in the role, Doug Davidson, who stars as Paul Williams, joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in May 1978. Nominated for his first Daytime Emmy in 2003, Doug picked up additional nods in 2011 Best Supporting Actor and in 2010 & won the EMMY in 2013 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Daytime Drama.
Supermodel, Inspirational Speaker and TV Personality, Stacey Mckenzie is a proven entity in the industry. Self-Trained as a model Stacey has and continues to work with some of the world’s fashion elites. Stacey has been a staple on numerous pages and covers of top fashion magazines , major campaigns and runway shows including, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Interview, Vibe, Flare, Calvin Klein, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen, Betsey Johnson and MAC Cosmetics.She was recently seen on hit Reality Shows as a judge and model mentor on Canada’s Next Top Model, MTV “Made” and America’s Next Top Model, The Social, Hosting the red Carpet for The Genies and Celebrity Panelist for CBC Canada Reads.
Watch the Toronto Firefighters strut their stuff in fashion shows in support of The Princess Margaret Hospital.
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Creating clothing for the multi-dimensional needs of today’s woman! Whether it's versatile dresses for all occasions or eveningwear for all formal occasions, Joseph Ribkoff has revolutionized the fashion industry with his esteemed collection dating back to 1957. Watch it unfold on the runway to showcase Ribkoff's winter collection with Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev.
John Higgins is the director of one of North America’s best cooking schools, George Brown Chef School in Toronto. Since arriving in 2002, John has steered the school through a massive expansion due to an explosive demand in enrolment. With his Scottish brogue, keen wit and passion for teaching, John is leading the way for the next generation of talented chefs. He has traveled the world, from India to Italy and Sao Paulo, promoting Canadian cuisine.
John has appeared on Food Network’s At the Table With, as a guest judge on the first season of Top Chef Canada and as a judge on the hugely successful hit series Chopped Canada.
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Michelle W. Book
Michelle Book is a Holistic nutritionist, trained in natural nutrition and contemporary therapies. She has appeared on behalf of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) on Global, CTV and CHCH News. She has also been featured in Metro newspapers across the country discussing natural health trends.
Chef Selwyn Richards
Award-winning executive chef and food stylist, Selwyn Richards has been creating, presenting, and cooking delicious food with artistic flare since 1985. It’s all about food for Chef Richards, whose career spans more than 30 years in the hospitality and food services industry. In January 2014 Chef Richards was featured at Marché Restaurant Toronto - Spirit and Spice Festival and also appeared on the Celebrity Chef Stage at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in 2013 and 2014.
Jacquie Somerville isn't your typical motivator. A born storyteller and a self-titled normalphobe, she probably will shock you and make you laugh.
Jacquie’s mission in life is to tear down society's obsession with finding a soul mate and replace it with the firm belief that the key to real love, success, wealth and adventure is to be your own soul mate! To be your own soul mate means to have the power and confidence to grab life by the balls, and to love others deeply with an open heart, no longer fearing rejection or failure.
Toronto's leading relationship expert, Nicole McCance, has authored best-selling book 52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally. She facilitates couples therapy & individual counselling on women’s mental health issues & romantic relationships. Her expertise has been featured on CP24, CTV, CBC News, Global, E!, the Toronto Star, ELLE Canada, Canadian Living and she is the relationship expert on Cosmo TV’s Love Trap.
The Dedicated Influencers on Vaginal Atrophy (DiVA) Circle is daring women to talk about menopause and vaginal atrophy (VA). Hear from the DiVA Circle on sexual intimacy, relationships, confidence and women’s health during menopause. The time to talk VA is now!
Nutritionist Julie Daniluk, RHN, hosts The Healthy Gourmet on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. She is a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show and Reader’s Digest. Julie has a new book, Slimming Meals That Heal, scheduled to be released in April.
Voula Halliday is a Cordon Bleu trained chef, writer, artist and accomplished culinary professional, creating healthy recipes that deliver delicious results every time. Voula writes for a variety of magazines and clients. She has been a contributing editor at Chatelaine magazine and at Food & Drink. Her work has been featured both in print and digitally in the National Post and in magazines including Fresh Juice, Reader's Digest Magazine Canada and SlowStruck.com
Joe Taylor developed his sound while performing in his native Toronto, Canada's music scene. He evolved while cutting his teeth in New York City during a long list of appearances at iconic music venues. 'Soulful', 'Evocative', and 'Awe-spiring' are all great descriptions used by both music critics and fans that have experienced Joe Taylor performing live. With the release of his full length CD titled "Anything's Possible," Joe Taylor has captured the magic and vibrancy of those live performances on a studio CD. JoeTaylorOfficial.com