THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OUR 2nd ANNUAL WOMEN'S SUMMIT IN TAMPA. SEE YOU NEXT YEAR IN NEW ORLEANS!
April 1-3, 2020 in NEW ORLEANS, LA
Developed by top women leaders in the sports events and tourism industry, the annual Women's Summit will inspire you to achieve your career goals. Participants will receive 2 credit hours toward CSEE.
Who should attend
- Women in sports events and tourism at all levels of experience, who want to expand their network and grow in their careers
- Sports events and tourism professionals who champion the hiring and advancement of women in the industry
Building Professional Allies
Breaking Down Barriers
Communication for Women
THE 2020 Schedule WILL BE RELEASED in september.
*Subject to change
All meeting functions will take place at the Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore, in the Westshore Ballroom Main/West.
Wednesday, April 3
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Registration (located in the West Foyer, ground level of Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Welcome Reception at Whiskey Joe's
Thursday, April 4
8:00 am - 8:30 am - Registration (located in the West Foyer, ground level of Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore)
8:30 am - 10:00 am – Opening Breakfast - Women’s Cabinet Panel - Meaghan Ferrazza, Jennifer Stoll and Linda Logan
10:00 am – 10:50 am – Your Personal Brand, Presented by Blair Bloomston
11:00 am - 11:50 am - Power of Women Entrepreneurs, Presented by Bemetra Simmons and Maryann Ferenc
Noon - 1:30 pm - Lunch - Tampa Bay Ladies Power Play Panel - Jane Castor, Kathleen Shanahan, and Dr. Janelle Wells
1:40 pm – 2:30 pm – Breaking Down Barriers, Presented by Carolynn Smith-Jones
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm- Making the Call, Overcoming Perfection, Presented by Christina Unkel
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Cocktails & Crafting
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Open Evening
Friday, April 5
8:30 am - 9:30 am - Coffee & Conversations
9:30 am - 10:20 am - Social on the Rise, Presented by Lisa Brock
10:30 am - 11:20 am - Women Empowering Women, Presented by Michelle Gervais, Tracy West, Yvonne Fry
11:30 - 1:00 pm – Closing Lunch - Business Etiquette, Presented by Patricia Rossi
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Beyond the Baseline/Tourney Town/ WFF activities
1:45pm - Impact. Impression. Legacy: Celebrating 10 Years of Beyond the Baseline
3:30pm - Mentoring Matters: Lift As We Rise
7:00 pm and 9:30 pm - Semi-final games at Amalie Arena
Extend your stay to truly experience what Tampa Bay has to offer, and to enjoy the Women's Final Four weekend, book a Tourney Journey!
Hampton Inn and Suites Convention Center
1201 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Book Hotel Room
You may also call to make your reservation. Dial 1-800-292-0653 and mention Women's Summit 2020.
Room block cut-off is February 28, 2020.
All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by March 1, 2020. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. Registration is non-refundable after March 1, 2020. Registration for the Women's Summit may not be transferred to another staff member.