Wellnessnews Women’s Expo

Wellnessnews Women’s Expo

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Vancouver Island Conference Centre

101 Gordon Street,

Nanaimo, BC


2019 Exhibitors

1440 Wellness Anti Aging Health Clinic
4 Pillars Nanaimo Debt Relief
Bastion Physiotherapy
Bayshore Home Health
BC Lung Association – QuitNow
BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program
Berwick on the Lake Retirement Community
Bestemor’s Bounty Soap & Such
Bettina Plendl – Financial Strategies
Blissful Days Spa & Esthetics
Blyssworks Inc.
Bodacious Living By Lisa
Calvori Hearing
Canadian School of Natural Nutrition – CSNN
Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens
Changes by Jenna
Cheryl Prince RHN
Connect Hearing
Connected Living Personal Growth Seminars
Crave Stevia & Aromatic Creation
Creating Being Well – Caregiver Coaching
CTFO – Pure Hemp CBD Oil Products
Cyndi Knill Jewellery Design
Diamond Eyes Optical Ltd.
Dr. Daniela Jesin, ND
Dr. Olena Gill, R.Ac., ND
Dyan Made
Energy All Around Healing
Feisty Ferdy Organics
Flavors of the Med
Gin-Nel Treasures & Jewels Boutique
Heart Drum Beat – Brain & Body Training Academy
Holistic Lifestyle Creators
Hudson’s Bay – Woodgrove
Ideally Blissful
Imagine Cruise & Travel
InnerCare Therapeutic Counselling
Island Oil Lady
Island Wealth Management
Juice Plus / Tower Garden
Lakeside Gardens Retirement Community
Lavayda Skin & Hair Boutique
Le-Vel Thrive Nutrition
Lifestyle Harmony – Tammy Phye
Lifetime Fitness & Kinesiology
Malaspina Wealth Management Group – TD Wealth
Nanaimo Acupuncture
Nanaimo Community Hospice
Nanaimo Farmers Market Online
Nanaimo Fit Body Boot Camp
Nanaimo Hypnotherapy Center
Nanaimo Lifeline Check-In Service
Nanaimo Oil Sanctuary
Nanaimo Women’s Business Network Society
Nathalie Ristord Hypnotherapy
Pampered Chef
Pedego Electric Bikes
Pure Romance by Teresa
QuantumWave Lasers
Rack Fashions
reDEFINE Health and Wellness
Rodan + Fields
Samaritan House
Seeds of Health Acupuncture
Sexpositive Shop
Simply Serene Home Mind & Body
Spain Gourmet Canada
Stephanie Brossard Rolfing Structural Integration
Synergy Medical Aesthetics
Tai Chi Nanaimo Association
Telford, Toneff & Boyd Burial and Cremation Centres
TELUS Health
Terry Diane Andersen
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
The Medicine Shoppe – Departure Bay
The Port Theatre
Vibrational Healing
Vintage Raw
Voxx Life – Great Socks for All
Warming Hands Bodywork Therapy
Wellness Is Essential
Womens Vita Medical Clinic
Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic


Thank you to our sponsors and community partners:



Testimonials from the 2018 Women’s Expo

The response from our 2018 Women’s Expo exhibitors and attendees was overwhelming positive. Here is a small sampling of the feedback we received:
“Beyond having my expectation met. Great Job. Thank you.”
“Been to many shows – this one was excellent. Participants had great feedback. They loved venue. Nothing but positive comments. “
“Having free admission was a great ideal. It brought a lot more people through the door.”
“It was a great overall experience and show. We look forward to next year.”
“Organization excellent, venue excellent. Great wide aisles and space between booths.”
“Fabulous event. Great traffic. The BEST trade show event yet!”
“Amazing Expo. I am very happy with the thoughtfulness of this event. Excellent value for my business.”
“Good positive feedback from attendees. People were prepared and engaged.”
“Excellent! Extremely well organized. Great communication.”
“Everything was perfect. Traffic of customers and contacts exceeded our expectations.”

The 2018 Expo was Great!



Wellnessnews Women’s Expo

February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
101 Gordon Street
Nanaimo, BC


A Healthy Life Shop
Achieve Balance Holistic Health
Adora Medical Esthetics Clinic
Aurora Wellness Centre
Bare Roots Natural Health and Yoga Centre
Bastion Physiotherapy
BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program
Beauty Comes Firth Nails & Esthetics
Bettina Plendl – Divorce Strategies
Big Venture Sales Ltd
Blissful Days Spa & Esthetics
Bodacious Living By Lisa – Spa Therapist -Self-Care Expert
Canadian School of Natural Nutrition
Carol Bray Pippard, Psychic Medium
Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens
Changes by Jenna
Changing Lives with Hope, Health & Humour
Cheryl Prince Nutritional Consulting
Citrus Pie Media
Connect Hearing
Cyndi Knill Jewellery Design
Discover Healthy Living Group
Dogwood Bling
Dr. Olean Gill, R.Ac, ND
DZT Whole Body Vibration Fitness
Energy All Around Therapies
Flavors of the Med
Funky Fungus Creations
Gin-Nel Treasures + Jewels Boutique
Greener Valley Trading
Healthworks Consulting
Hearing Life Canada
Hey Beautiful – Tran
Hudson’s Bay – Woodgrove
Imagine Cruise & Travel
InnerCare Therapeutic Counselling
Island Oil Lady – Young Living
Island Summit Personal Training
Island Wealth Management
J & K Ceramics & Jewellery 
Juice Plus/Tower Garden
Kidney Foundation
Lakeside Gardens Retirement Community
Laser Energy Flow
Lavayda Skin & Hair Boutique
Life Vantage
Lifestyle Harmony
Lifetime Fitness & Kinesiology
Long Lake Chiropractic Centre
Love from the Inside
Medicine Shoppe #322/Ideal Protein
Mind Body Balance
Miracle Ear
Nahanni Ackroyd – Freedom 55 Financial
Melaleuca – The Wellness Company
Nanaimo Acupuncture Clinic

Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club
Nanaimo Lifeline Program
Nanaimo Medi Spa
Nanaimo Oil Sanctuary
Nanaimo Women’s Business Network Society
Nancy Randall Photograph
Naturally Healthy Clinic
Nerium International
Nicole Kirby, Professional Life Coach
NWBN – Pat Fischer
Optimal Health Solutions
Party Girl Fashion Exclusives Inc.
Pure Body Balance Health & Fitness
Pure Romance by Jen
Rack Fashions
reDEFINE Health and Wellness
Rolfing Structural Integration
S.McInnes and Associates
Shari Molchan Money Success Coach
Signs from the Heart and Soul
Tai Chi Nanaimo Association
Tanya Greene Photography
The Lifehouse
United Way Central Vancouver Island
Vibrational Healing
Vintage Raw
Voxxlife – Great Socks for All
Wellnessnews Choices for Healthy Livi
Yellow Blue Canada

#Team 90210-NuSkin

The Seven Rays Center

Diva Oasis

The Diva Oasis is a “Women Only” area with specialty services. Exhibitors will offer mimi pampering sessions such as makeup application, hair styling, nail art, skin analysis, chair massage and more. These services will be offered for a small fee or by donation. A photographer will be taking regular and “boudoir” type photos.

Activity Demos

Exhibitors will be offering interactive activity demos in this area.

Health Talks

10:30 – 11:30am

Energy Medicine: Tools to Heal Your Life – Dean Brumwell, BSc OT, The Seven Rays Center

How Diet, Stress and Today’s Modern World is Effecting our Brain! – Cheryl Prince, R.H.N, LPN, Nutritional Consulting


11:30 – 12:30pm

Passionate Living: Create a Life that Matters – Tammy Phye, R.A., EOT, Lifestyle Harmony

Dress for your Shape: Ideas for Looking Your Best – Cheryl Anderson, Rack Fashions

Best Practices: Loving Yourself First – Rachael Chan, CPT, CSNC & Myah Rogerson, reDEFINE Health and Wellness


12:30 – 1:30pm

Fermenting for Health: Intro to Making Fermented Foods – Kelli Etheridge, R.H.N, Stir Cooking School & Modern Roots Nutrition

Hiring A Contractor?: It’s As Simple As 1-2-3! – Carol Breitenbach, Above Average Consulting

Rapid Transformational Therapy: Free your life from symptoms of stress & anxiety (Live Self-transformational Session Incl.) – Nathalie Ristord, RTT CH, Therapeutic Hypnotist


1:30 – 2:30pm

Inflammation & Metabolic Detoxification: An Exploration of Alternative Medicine – Crystal McMillan, MA, RNCP, FMP, Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre

Secure Your Wellness Future: The Link Between Your Wallet & Your Wellbeing – Shari Molchan, Personal & Business Money Coach


2:30 – 3:30pm

When Your Bucket List Springs a Leak – Barb Ashcroft, Changing Lives with Hope, Health & Humour

A Sport for All; A Sport for Life: Lawn Bowling – Bernice Urbaniak, Frances Tester and Shirley Phillips, Lawn Bowling Association

Easy and Cost Effective Essential Oils DIY: Personal Care Products and More – Megan Bailey, Nanaimo Oil Sanctuary


3:30 – 4:30pm

Natural Solutions for Healthy Eating and Healthy Living – Dr. Olena Gill, R.Ac, ND

Discover Ways to Achieve Emotional and Physical Balance – Anna Christine Doehring, Energy All Around Therapies


4:30 – 5:00pm

Improve Your Garden with Mason Bees – Rose McCulley, JR Farm, Mason Bee Specialist

Door Prizes

Attendees are eligible to win Door Prizes. One lucky winner will receive a Door Prize of $1,000.00.

Giving Back

Nanaimo Womens Centre logo

The Women’s Expo is free to attend and no ticket is required.  Over the next few weeks, we will distribute 6,000 VIP tickets. If you do receive a VIP Ticket, available from our exhibitors and Wellnessnews distribution points, please bring it with you to the Expo. For each ticket redeemed (up to 1,000), we will donate $0.50 to the Nanaimo Women’s Centre. The money will go towards a Scholarship for a woman to further her education in the Social Sciences and to the Nanaimo Women’s Centre. The Centre will also host a Coat Check by donation. Funds raised will help women in our communities.



Thank you to our sponsors and community partners:



Film Screening


Wellnessnews Women’s Expo is produced by: 
Wellnessnews Choices for Healthy Living® Central Vancouver Island