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The WILMA Show

Take centerstage with us as we bring the magazine to life at the first annual WILMA Show.

On December 3, WILMA will take over the Wilmington Convention Center to spotlight the latest local lifestyle and business trends in our area through uniquely curated exhibit spaces in the following categories:

home + garden || style + beauty || health + wellness ||
food + drink || business + leadership || family resources

Take a walk with WILMA at The WILMA Show, featuring:

  • Shopping
  • Local Makers + Artisans
  • Demonstrations
  • Live Entertainment
  • Women-Owned Businesses
  • WILMA’s Future Leaders Fest
  • Prize Drawings + Giveaways

See below for more info including details on the WILMA Market, Future Leaders Fest, participating exhibitors, and more!

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The WILMA Show

Saturday, December 3, 2022

10:00 am -4:00 pm

Wilmington Convention Center


Pre-Sales: $5 // Door Sales: $10

Click here to buy tickets

Future Leaders Fest tickets sold separately.
Visit for more details and to register.

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General Event Details:

Parking options:

  • Convention Center Garage: $3 for first hour, $2/hour thereafter (max of $13). Attendant on site.
  • Nutt Street Parking Deck: $1/hour payable by debit or credit card only.
  • CFCC’s Student Lot #2: Available for free. Limited spaces will be available.

Click here to view CFCC’s parking map.

Registration Information:

  • Day-of registration will be available (admission will be $10 at the door)
  • Guests will check in at the registration table upon arrival and staff will be on-site checking tickets

Deadline to pre-register is this Thursday, December 1 at 5pm!

Click here to pre-register ahead of time using code WILMASHOW22 for free entry into The Show.

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Meet the Exhibitors:

Find out who will be there and where you can find their booth by checking out the exhibitor map!

Click here for a sneak peak inside The WILMA Show

And did someone say giveaways?!

We’ve pulled together a few of the giveaways our exhibitors have planned for next week…

Click here to view the exhibitor giveaways list now

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Click here to see a sample of the 2022 WILMA Market vendors.

Once on the vendor page, scroll down to see list of Market vendors.

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WILMA is launching a new program to connect high school and middle school girls with successful women in our region, career possibilities and a range of fun activities.

Activities will include:

Film Making with Honey Head Films + Shoot Like A Girl Film Camp || Programming with Code Ninjas || Repairing Tendons, Joints + Bones with Wilmington Health || Caricature Making with artist HP Fangs || Making Optical Fiber with Corning Incorporated || Budgeting with Self-Help Credit Union || Making Trail Mix with Dietitian Kaitlyn || Operating Robots with Wired Wizards ||  Innovation Challenge with UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship || Science Experiments with Young Scientist Academy || Hair Design with Cape Fear Community College’s Cosmetology School || Graphic Design Project with Cape Fear Community College

….and more to come!

Learn more and register now at

The fest will take place from 10am-2pm in the Convention Center’s grand ballroom.

Future Leaders Fest is free to attend, but pre-registration is highly encouraged and not included with your WILMA Show registration.

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For sponsorship + exhibitor opportunities, contact your account representative, or email

For event-related questions, contact Elizabeth Stelzenmuller, events director, at

Are you an exhibitor at The Show? Click here to access our exhibitor resource page for more details.

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