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Prime Osborn Convention Center
Jacksonville, FL


See What Happened at the 2018 Show!

Savannah Chrisley

A southern beauty with a flair for the fabulous! We are thrilled to have Savannah Chrisley, from USA's hit reality show, Chrisley Knows Best, joining us at the Southern Women's Show! At just 19, she became the youngest person to retail on HSN with her fashion line Faith Over Fear, which debuted last fall. The former pageant queen is also developing her own fragrance and cosmetic collection. When she's not filming, Savannah uses her celebrity status to be an outspoken advocate for women and strongly supports the non-profit Unlikely Heroes, which works to save and rehabilitate victims of sex slavery.

See Savannah at Noon on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage to get the scoop on filming Chrisley Knows Best, growing up under the watchful eye of her father, and putting her career before love.

Sold Out...Savannah Chrisley Meet & Greet Package - $35.00 Saturday, October 20
Package includes an exclusive Meet & Greet with your favorite pageant queen, Savannah Chrisley, from USA's Chrisley Knows Best. In addition, you will receive one ticket to the Southern Women's Show, one Women's Show reusable shopping bag and reserved seating at the Fashion Stage where Savannah will be on stage for her public appearance. Sold Out. Meet and Greet begins at 10:45am.


Naja Rickette, aka The Naja, is an award-winning, celebrity nail artist. She has been a salon owner, brand ambassador, and international educator. Her work has been seen on Mary J. Blige, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and LL Cool J. She has a Guinness World Records title under her belt, and is most recognized for her role spanning 5 seasons on WeTV’s hit reality TV show LA Hair. Her passion is helping young entrepreneurs in the beauty industry make consistent cash from their craft. She offers online courses and coaching on the business side of beauty.

She will be appearing on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage on Saturday and Sunday. She will also be selling her line of Nailed by Naja scented nail polish all weekend!
Instagram: @The_Naja

Altar-ations: The Path to Healing Awaits You!

Altar-ations: Create a sacred space in your home and put your family life on a path to peace and healing.

Does your home need a little peace? Join Brette Petway in creating a prayerful and sacred space by decorating an altar that will bring peace and healing to your family and to your home. Brette Petway, author of Prayer is Good, A Path from Grief to Peace, shares her story about the untimely loss of her sister, and how to create beauty, peace and healing while nurturing yourself through your senses. Learn about her interactive approaches to bring your prayers to life and life to your prayers.

Come see Brette Petway on the Spotlight Stage on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21.

Beauty Chef and Makeup Artist Noreen Young

Perhaps you've seen her on WJXT-4's The Morning Show, on River City Live, NBC12, ABC25, in Jacksonville Magazine, and more! If you haven't had the pleasure of seeing her in action, you are in luck! Noreen is taking a break from jet-setting around the country to join us at the Southern Women's Show on the Cooking Stage. She will whip up some amazing D.I.Y. recipes for your face and body - as well as something yummy!

Join Noreen on the Cooking Stage Thursday, October 18 at 2:30pm and Friday, October 19 at 11:30am.

Claim Your Stage: How to Elevate Your Income, Influence and Impact

Jen DeVore, founder of Boss Women Rock, has created a movement for empowering women everywhere. After her 15 year career as marketing executive for NASA, she then began a personal and professional mission to inspire women in business. Jen is a published author, professional keynote speaker, business coach and publisher of Boss Women Rock Magazine. She will be speaking on the Spotlight Stage about making better business decisions and becoming an industry leader. Come be inspired and learn how you can lead to a greater income, influence, and impact.

As Seen On: HuffPost, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, PBS, River City LIVE TV


Meet author Betty Carpenter and purchase a copy of her book Christmas is a Timeshare in Exhibit #1706 located in the Ballroom. Betty's Southern roots have grounded her belief in God, family, and country. She believes life is best handled with a great big dose of humor. Betty knows Southern. Her latest life reinvention includes writing about southern-grown life, love, and laughter made to share. Between her Red Hat Society chapter (Dolly’s Dolls) her job, her church, her family, and her new career as an author, Betty leads a fast-paced and fulfilling life as a Southern whirlwind that keeps all her guardian angels on their toes and the Lord shaking His head.

Award-Winning Author Kathryn J. Bain

Kathryn J. Bain is an award-winning author of Christian, mystery, and suspense, including the Lincolnville Mystery series and KT Morgan short suspense series. Ms. Bain has garnered several awards, including First Place for Short Suspense in the IDA (Independent Digital Awards), two Heart of Excellence Readers’ Choice Awards and a First Place Royal Palm Literary Award for Inspirational Fiction. A past President of Florida Sisters in Crime and Public Relations Director for Ancient City Romance Authors, Kathryn enjoys doing talks and teaching about writing. Kathryn has also been a paralegal for over twenty-five years and works for an attorney who specializes in elder law. Meet Kathryn and purchase one of her books in Exhibit #1706 located in the Ballroom.
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