WILMA is merging two of its most popular events into a two-day extravaganza of leadership development, inspirational stories, new connections, holiday shopping, celebrity sightings, community performances and auctioning men (for charity)!
Friday, December 1 - 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
A KEYNOTE LUNCH featuring a panel of local women leaders from a range of industries.
FOUR LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR WORKSHOPS on topics such as creating a successful team culture, achieving career goals and training to serve on boards of directors.
AN EXPO PREVIEW PARTY WITH A CELEBRITY AUCTION where prominent local executive and a few firefighters will be auctioned off for charity.
Saturday, December 2 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
THE WILMA EXPO featuring exhibits for moms and kids, health and wellness, business and careers, style and fashion, home improvement and more.
THE HOLIDAY MARKET with a cornucopia of holiday gift ideas, specialized product, crafts jewelry, clothing, accessories and more
A CENTER STAGE with Community Performances that will engage and entertain attendees.
Promote your organization to thousands of potential customers. The WILMA Expo & Leadership Accelerator is an ideal venue for developing personal relationships that strengthen customer loyalty far more than phone conversations or e-mail campaigns.
Click here to view our photo album from the 2016 EXPO and Click here to view photos from the Leadership Accelerator.
For sponsorship and booth information, contact Melissa Pressley, VP of Sales at 910-343-8600 x 203 or [email protected]
Booth packages can be purchased online by clicking the Exhibitors tab above. Early Bird booth price deadline is Sept.1.
100 - Carolina Elite - Hampstead
102 - Cape Fear Community College
104 - A Thyme Savor
105 - New Hanover Printing
106 - Big Sky Design
107 - Big Sky Design
116 - Expo Sponsor
117 - Expo Sponsor
120 - Salon Beyond Basics
121 - Salon Beyond Basics
200 - The George
203 - The Bump and Beyond
204 - LuLaRoe - Shannon Lazzeroni
205 - Expo Sponsor
209 - Aquesta Bank
212 - Bath Fitter
214 - Reserved
215 - Spotless Vein Care
216 - Anytime Fitness
219 - Perry's Emporium
220 - The Wedding Dress Shoppe
221 - Arbonne - Susie Weiler
223 - Monat
224 - Wilmington Christian Academy
300 - Myles Family Dentistry
301 - SCORE Cape Fear Region
302 - Summerfield Custom Wellness
303 - Corning Credit Union
304 - O'Brien Service Company
305 - Julia's Florist
306 - Julia's Florist
307 - Just for Buyers Realty
308 - Shoetique
309 - Clean Eatz
310 - Reserved
311 - reserved
312 - Reserved
313 - Reserved
314 - Reserved
315 - City Club
316 - ACCESS of Wilmington
317 - Wilmington Symphony
318 - Budget Blinds
319 - Budget Blinds
600 - Crescent Moon
601 - Crescent Moon
602 - SewTogether/Tylor Art
603 - Bryton's
604 - Pinnacle Family Chiropractic
605 - Biosymmetry
607 - Wilmington Health
608 - Elderhaus
610 - Reserved
615 - Crystal Carpets
617 - Atlantic Bay Mortgage
619 - Expo Sponsor
620 - Expo Sponsor
622 - Battle House
623 - Mark Steelman Photography
624 - Expo Sponsor
700 - Expo Sponsor
704 - Expo Sponsor
705 - Expo Sponsor
709 - Physical Therapy for Women
716 - United Way of the
Cape Fear Area
718 - Coastal Urology
721 - New South Business Brokers
BeaurtyCounter - Amy Gordon
Canines for Service
Coastal Massage & Bodywork
Family Connections Counsel
Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW)
Just Perfect Home Staging and more
Nothing Bundt Cake
Personal Organizer - Jennifer MacLean
Prep U4 Success
Samantha Marie Illustrations
Tammika Brown Accounting and Tax
WILMA Market Exhibitors:
Beauty Counter - Helen Grubb
Cape Fear Roller Girls
Debbie Reynolds Fioravante - Cut Lady
Infused Beauty Bar
Into the Blue
Jennifer Turnage, Independent Rodan + Fields Consultant
Julie Marie Designs
Mary Kay Cosmetics - Patt Mason
Mission Made Jewelry
Painted by Hand
Port City Design Group
SeneGence - Valerie Vrablic
ThirtyOne Gifts - Tamara Matthews
Unwind by the Sea
Usborne Book & More
• Booth at Wilmington's largest annual event for women for Friday’s Preview Party and Saturday’s WIMA Expo. More than 3,500 people attended last year's WILMA Expo!
• One-sixth page ad in the WILMA Expo special section, which reaches WILMA’s 60,000 readers. WILMA distributes an additional 15,000 copies of this section before and at the event. ($478 value)
• Two all-access passes to the Leadership Accelerator, which includes the Keynote Lunch, Leadership Workshops and Preview Party with drink tickets! ($190 value)
• Company listing in the WILMA Expo section in the November issue of WILMA.
• Unlimited use of a personalized discount code for your business that waives the $5 Expo entry fee for customers, employees, friends and more!
Expo Hall Booth Includes: (Friday & Saturday)
10' draped backdrop and 36" side drapes
8' skirted table
Includes booth ID sign with company name
WILMA Market and hallway tables include: (Saturday only)
6-foot, skirted table
Electricity is not available for tables in the hallway or in the WILMA Market.
You need to fill out a form if you would like any of the following:
Electricity/Internet - Do this by Nov 21st. If you sign up the DAY OF there will be an additional charge
Additional furniture - Do this by Nov 21st. If you sign up the DAY OF there will be an additional charge
To serve food/beverage samples a Form must be submitted to Convention Center by Nov. 21st.
Any sampling of food or beverage of any kind must be approved by the WCC and NHC Health Department 2 weeks prior to the WILMA Expo. All NHC Health Department and WCC guidelines and rules for sampling must be adhered to by the vendors.
Any products being sampled must be manufactured by the vendor. Additionally, no outside Food or Beverage may be sold on property at any time.
Please forward any questions to Scott Frazzetta, Food and Beverage Director at the WCC [email protected]
Electrical forms can be downloaded and must be sent directly to the Convention Center. [email protected] 12 days prior to the event.