Grab your girlfriends and head to Graton Resort and Casino Ballroom. Indulge in a day of pampering, shopping, fashion, spa treatments, massages, entertainment, beauty, taste gourmet bites and bubbles in wine country.

Celebrities & Autographing


From celebrity TV host and cancer survivor Samantha Harris comes an action plan for living your best, healthiest life! Hear her on stage and talk to her in the Meet & Greet that follows where she will sign her new book Your Healthiest Healthy. A Dancing with the Stars cohost for eight seasons, Samantha Harris also hosted Entertainment Tonight. A certified personal trainer, she recently was named Survivor of the Year by Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Los Angeles. She founded the online community to inspire positivity in the face of adversity.


Shelina Moreda grew up riding motorcycles on her family’s dairy farm in Northern California. She obtained her AMA Professional license and now races at the Pro level in USA, China, Qatar, Japan, and Europe. She has several “firsts” to her career, including being the first female to race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a motorcycle. Shelina also runs She’z Moto Camp, an all-female motorcycle skills school and was recently asked to be a new face for Covergirl.


Justine Tanya Bateman is an American writer, director, producer, and actress. Bateman played the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties from 1982 to 1989, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. She has appeared in several made-for-TV movies, indie films and plays. Her acting work includes the 80s hit Family Ties, Satisfaction, Men Behaving Badly, The TV Set, Desperate Housewives, and Californication. Five Minutes, the film short she wrote, directed, and produced, premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival. Taking a break from the entertainment business, Bateman established a clothing design company, Justine Bateman Designs, and ran it from 2000 until 2003. She was known for her unique one-of-a-kind hand knits and sold to BendelsNY, Saks, and Fred Segal. In the Fall of 2007, Justine helped produce the very successful Speechless campaign in support of the Writers Guild of America strike. Justine also runs a digital production and consulting company called SECTION 5 and is involved in a multitude of digital projects.

*Join the Meet & Greet and receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for prizes!

Total Makeovers

It could happen to you! Patsy Sanders of Embracing Your Essence will transform you before the Expo and then we’ll debut your new look on stage. Be prepared to shine! Yvette Brackett Photography will do the before and after photos and give the winner a new headshot for her LinkedIn or business cards.  Please click here to enter.

Winner selected Friday, October 12th!

Ask the Doctor

Got a question you’d like answered about any aspect of your health? Want to enhance your knowledge about sex or communication? You’re not alone! Curious about which lifestyle changes impact your health most? Send us your questions anonymously here and one of Kaiser Permanente’s physicians will answer many of the questions from the stage at the Women’s Expo!
Ask the Doctor

The Dream Kitchen

Dream Kitchen
Create your dream kitchen at the Expo! The Dream Kitchen exhibit is presented by the women-owned Studio H Designs team, Megan Nelson and Cassandra Stephens. Assisted by these fabulous designers you’re invited to map out your cabinets, your counters, your tile, your pulls, your lighting to create your own dream kitchen.

*Create your kitchen to receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for prizes!

Step into a She-Shed

She Sheds
Created by Interior Designer Jodi Shubin. Women need a room of their own and they are finding it in She-Sheds, the women’s answer to the Man Cave. It can be a room for relaxation or creating, for reading or crafting. It all starts with a shed. Come see what Jodi’s done with hers. It’s an explosion of PINK!



• Three-night stay at Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa in Las Cabos from Travelwize
• Two nights stay at The Carter House Inn on the Humbolt Coast
• Total Makeover courtesy of Embracing Your Essence with make-up, hair, and clothing
• Spa Day at Graton Casino’s Spa & Salon
• Gift certificates to great restaurants
• And much more!


The more entries you have, the more chances you have to win!

3 Ways To Win!

  1. Everyone who attends will automatically get one entry and you can place it in the prize box of your choice.
  2. You can participate at the expo! You’ll get two more entries for each of these fun expo stops: Kaiser-Permanente, The Dream Kitchen with Studio H Designs, Stageside Talks, Celebrity meet & greets, She-Shed, Small Plates at the Tasty Bites Cafe, the Bubble Room.
  3. Buy tickets at the prize table to benefit Go Red for Women.

Free Massages

Enjoy complimentary chair massages courtesy of The Spa & Salon at the Graton. Stop by the pop-up massage studio located to the right of the Main Stage to reserve your 15 min- spot as soon as you arrive at the Expo!


The Bubble Room

The Bubble RoomVisit the Bubble Room for a selection of champagne by the glass.

Stageside Talks

10:30am: Powering Up for Life’s Transitions with Joan Tabb

TabbJoan will guide you in finding the resources in you to best manage your life changes. 
Bringing her proprietary approach, used successfully with 100s going through career and life transitions, you are guaranteed to leave with powerful strategies to effectively manage your transition. After the talk, Joan will be signing her latest book on ReVitalment, Building Blocks for the New Retirement. 

*Attend this Short Takes on Fun Topics Session and receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for fabulous prizes!

11:30am: Start a Business & Thrive! with Caterina Rando

RandoIf you’ve ever thought about starting a business or want to accelerate the one you have, come to this jumpstart talk with Caterina Rando, founder of The Thriving Women in Business Community. Caterina is on a mission to teach, mentor and support women to be themselves, do their thing, serve their people and massively monetize their mastery and she can help you!
After the talk, she’ll be signing her latest book, The ABCs of Public Speaking as well as Learn to Think Differently.

*Attend this Short Takes on Fun Topics Session and receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for fabulous prizes!

11:00am: Sex Talk with Dr. Gutfreund and Remi

Prepare for a frank and fun talk about sex from Kaiser Permanente’s Catherine Gutfreund, MD and Remi Newman, Health Educator who answer questions about this topic for a living. This Short Takes on Fun Topics session takes place at The Stageside Room. *Attend this Short Takes on Fun Topics Session and receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for fabulous prizes!


If you’ve ever wondered why it’s so difficult to communicate with the opposite gender, this is the Short Takes on Fun Topics session for you. Kaiser Permanente’s Physician Patricia Hiserote, DO, will talk about the science behind the genders communication styles but also discuss how you can overcome this obstacle in your own relationships. Takes place at The Stageside Room. *Attend this Short Takes on Fun Topics Session and receive 2 Bonus Entries in the drawing for fabulous prizes!



Small Plates at the Tasty Bites Café

Tasty Bites Cafe

Small plates of Wine Country Cuisine – great food is available at the Expo. Treat yourself!


Health & Wellness


Fashion Shows

Symmetry Entertainment and Design will provide walking entertainment at the North Bay Women’s Expo. Check out the surprise characters wandering the aisles, or check them all out on stage for the Surprise Fashion Show with Symmetry Entertainment and Design at 2:15 pm.



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