Northern Minnesota’s LARGEST Women’s Expo

Attend the Expo!

Purchase your tickets today for Northern Minnesota’s LARGEST Women’s Expo and get ready to Relax and be Pampered while being Inspired and Empowered!

Tickets are $5.00 per person and available for purchase at the Bob Lowth Ford Ticket Pickup Windows located at the Sanford Center. $1 from each ticket purchased goes to support women and women’s initiatives through the United Way of Bemidji area and Hands of Action International.

The Main Office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Please call Nicole Anderson at 218.441.4003 with any questions.

Credit: USA Hockey/Jeff Cable

The Sanford Center and Sanford Women’s are proud to host Gigi Marvin, coming to Northern Minnesota’s Largest Women’s Expo at the Sanford Center on May 12, 2018.

Member of the US Olympic Women’s Hockey Team, Gigi scored the first goal in the shootout against Team Canada to win the Gold in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. In addition to playing professionally for the Boston Pride and Team USA, Marvin is head instructor of RinkRat 19, a hockey school in her hometown of Warroad, MN and is deeply invested in sharing her faith.

Gigi will be available for autographs and photos the day of the event from 10:00am to 11:15am.

Tickets are on sale now for $5 and are available at the Bob Lowth Ford Pickup Ticket Windows located at the Sanford Center Monday – Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm. $1 of each ticket purchased will be donated to support women’s initiatives through Hands of Action, International and United Way of Bemidji Area.

Don’t miss your chance to meet Olympic Gold Medalist Gigi Marvin on May 12, 2018. Buy your tickets now and be a part of the fun at Northern Minnesota’s Largest Women’s Expo.

The Sanford Center and Sanford Health Women’s welcomes Amy Thielen to Northern Minnesota’s Largest Women’s Expo!

Amy will be signing autographs from 1:00-2:30 and have her two books on display for purchase.

Amy Thielen is a cook and a two-time James Beard-award winning food writer. She is the author of The New Midwestern Table and the memoir Give a Girl a Knife (both from Clarkson Potter) and is working on a new cookbook. Amy was also the host of “Heartland Table” on Food Network (and most recently can be spotted cooking bear for Andrew Zimmern in the most recent season of Bizarre Foods.) She speaks and writes widely about home cooking for radio (MPR, NPR, and APM) and various print publications, including Saveur magazine, where she’s a contributing editor. Amy lives with her husband, visual artist Aaron Spangler, their son, his dog, and a bunch of chickens, in rural Park Rapids, Minnesota, and on the web.

$1 from every ticket sold will be donated to support women & women’s initiatives through Hands of Action, International & United Way of Bemidji Area.

Explore your creative side with the Traveling Art Pub!

Exhibitor List

  • Amber Miller Online
  • Beauty Counter
  • Bemidji Bounce
  • Color Street Nails
  • Great River Rescue
  • Hands of Action, International
  • Hubbard Broadcasting
  • Itasca Leathergoods
  • Lip Sense
  • LulaRoe
  • Mary Kay
  • Norwex
  • Paparazzi Accessories
  • Sanford Health
  • Scentsy
  • SeneGence
  • Sterling Carpet One
  • Tastfully Simple
  • The Skin Co & Spa
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tupperware
  • United Way
  • Usborne Books and More
  • Watkins Products
  • Younique
  • Young Living
  • 7Day Designs
  • And More!

Exhibitor Information

We invite and welcome your participation as an exhibitor in Northern Minnesota’s LARGEST Women’s Expo. All exhibitor locations are on a first-come, first-served basis and will be assigned following the receipt of your completed registration forms and payment. All registrations will be date stamped; any conflicts of interest will be determined by earliest registrant.

All Booths include: 10’ x 10’ spot, pipe & drape, 8ft table with linen and skirt, 2 chairs, and a generic company sign along with 2 Free Tickets to use for booth staffing. Reserve your booth for $125.00

Each Vendor is required to provide a tangible, physical prize valued at $50.00 or more to be given away by the master of ceremonies during the expo.

Sale of food or beverage items (including home baked or canned goods), alcohol, firearms, ammunition, live pets, or hazardous materials will not be permitted. Lit candles in a booth are not permitted. We reserve the right to turn away vendors not in compliance with these rules.


Load-in will be from 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

All exhibitors must arrive by 8:00 a.m. or your booth will be forfeited with no refund. Booths must be set-up ready to go by 8:45 a.m. Load-out begins at 5:00 p.m. and must be accomplished by 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. NO EARLY CLOSURES. Your booth must remain open until the end of the event.