Joburg’s Montecasino Piazza was transformed into the ultimate Women’s Lifestyle Expo (#WLE2018) – brought to you by FMI - from 29th to 30th September as the country’s most dynamic industry leaders and lifestyle experts congregated for a weekend of female empowerment. A definite highlight on the Women’s Lifestyle Expo programme was the sumptuous High Tea which welcomed an exclusive panel consisting of democracy activist, Wenzile Madonsela; radio personality, Gugulethu Mhlungu; marketing strategist, Michelle Korevaar; award-winning entrepreneur, Nonku Ntshona; strategic communications’ expert, Jean Chawapiwa; and musical legend, Unathi. Guests were treated to insightful discussions on redifining success in all aspects of a woman’s life, while dining on a delicious High Tea prepared by official food partner, OPEN Food Group. Alongside informative workshops covering topics such as health, finance, beauty and an being entrepreneur, visitors to this year’s Women’s Lifestyle Expo indulged in pamper sessions and beauty treatments while browsing the latest on-trend fashion, accessory, cosmetic and health products. Then it was time to unwind with girlfriends in the enchanting Wine Garden where Boschendal wines and bubbly paired perfectly with gourmet menu options. Eat, drink, shop, learn, connect and unwind…the Women’s Lifestyle Expo was the ultimate girls’ day out!
Sit down to an intimate High Tea with some of South Africa’s most dynamic, impressive and influential women at this year’s Woman’s Lifestyle Expo (#WLE2018). Guests will be treated to a sumptuous tea while hearing how these phenomenal women managed to achieve their success; balancing demanding careers and motherhood and still managing to embrace their femininity. This sumptuous networking opportunity – brought to you by FMI – will be taking place on Saturday, 29 September from 2pm to 4pm at Joburg’s Montecasino Piazza Ballroom. “We are living in an incredible age where women are emerging from the shadows and finally being recognised as the powerful, world-changing individuals they have always been in their industries,” said Helen Johns, co-founder of Women’s Lifestyle Expo. “The Women’s Lifestyle Expo High Tea will give you an opportunity to feed your inner goddess in a space that is energising and empowering and where women from all walks of life will get to interact, engage with and learn from some truly inspiring women.” Imagine the setting: a sophisticated and elegant High Tea where guests will sip champagne and gin cocktails and enjoy gourmet fare prepared by #WLE2018 official food partner, OPEN Food Group. The culinary team has fashioned a mouth-watering menu of on-trend delicacies, the likes of which you have never seen before and likely to prove irresistible. Tomato infused profiteroles filled with a salmon and dill mousse; gorgonzola mousse with walnuts and poached pear; and key lime tarts are just a few of the gourmet eats to expect on the day. Guests will be able to enjoy one-on-one interactions and engage in relaxed discussions with the speakers and each guest will leave with a complimentary goodie bag so that they