Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing with the Stars
Fan favorite, world champion dancer, and reality star Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing with the Stars will be appearing at the Southern Women’s Show in Raleigh on Saturday! Chmerkovskiy is a two-time winner of the hit ABC celebrity dance competition, as well as a two-time World Latin Dance champion and 14-time U.S. National Latin Dance champion. He is also the author of “I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars, which chronicles the failures and successes that have shaped him, from his early life in Ukraine to immigrating to the U.S. to his ascent to pro dancing stardom.
Chmerkovskiy will appear on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage to share the behind-the-scenes details of filming Dancing with the Stars, what it was like to grow up as an immigrant in Brooklyn, how he achieved career success amidst the ups and downs, and what others can learn from his inspirational life experiences in pursuit of their own dreams.
With a general admission ticket, you can see Val when he appears onstage for a moderated Q&A, but the ONLY way to meet & take a photo with him is by purchasing the Meet & Greet Package. This $35 package includes an exclusive meet and greet with Val, a ticket to the Southern Women's Show, Women's Show reusable shopping bag, a copy of Val's book I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars, and reserved seating at the Stage for Val's public appearance. Limited availability! Click HERE to buy!
Chef Monica Spices up the Cooking Stage
Chef Monica is a charismatic celebrity chef, who has competed and entertained audiences locally and nationally on platforms such as Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games, Cutthroat Kitchen and a guest on Chef Jeff Henderson’s Flip My Food. She hosts cooking classes for youth, hospice survivors, and families of domestic violence, executive teams, suicide prevention, churches, seniors, girl’s night out, and other special occasions.
Her company, Chef Monica Blends, released its signature spice line in 2018. Chef's Spice Blends can be purchased on Amazon Prime and at the Southern Women’s Show. Chef Monica inspires audiences with her personal mission of “bringing families back to the table”. She loves encouraging families to cook at home more often with fresh ingredients, creating healthier eating habits. Her #Eat2LiveLonger campaign encourages families to gather at the kitchen table, eat more meals that are farm-to-fork, and create a sustainable healthy eating lifestyle. She has challenged herself to take classic southern dishes and make them a little lighter with fresh foods and fusing them with other cuisines.
Chef Monica is the proud host of the Cooking Stage at the 2020 Southern Women’s Show. Stop by the stage or her exhibit space to sample her delicious creations and take home great tips for your own kitchen!
Chef Angela Knox
“Bacon, Butter, Sugar, Makes Everything Taste Better”
Amazing Grace Etiquette
Dr. Corbett will be hosting her game show, "How Well Do You Know Your Etiquette?" on the Spotlight Stage. Contestants are paired off with questions from simple etiquette that you thought you knew to etiquette for formal settings.
Jaylene Rodriguez O'Garro
Discount Tickets Available at Harris Teeter!
Discount tickets for the Southern Women's Show can be purchased for just $9 at Harris Teeter starting May 27. Click here for a list of participating locations.