Smart Woman Summit 2019

The Smart Woman Experience

Welcome to the 4th annual Smart Woman Summit! 2019’s power career conference hits Las Vegas on May 7-8 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Paris Las Vegas Hotel. This event celebrates all women in the meetings industry (and the men who support them) with powerful opportunities for education, leadership and camaraderie.

Join an accomplished, influential group of female leaders, entrepreneurs, CEOs and women on the rise to grow your career and network with like-minded peers and colleagues.

The Smart Woman Summit delivers actionable business strategies, tools for professional growth and stories of personal success to cultivate an empowered community of female ambassadors in the meetings industry.

100%

of attendees who would recommend to a colleague

4

CEUs earned per person each year

25,000+

connections made

4

years running




Workshops

Amilya Antonetti

H.i.Q. Holistic Intelligence Quotient: Build a Transformational 2019 Success Plan

Doctor Rachel

Right Relationships: Bodywise Strategies for Health, Joy and Success

Haute Dokimazo

Spontaneous Think Tank: Sparking Peer-to-Peer Conversations

Discuss and solve crowdsourced challenges during this participant-driven way of meeting, sharing and learning.

Panel

How Event Professionals Can Be Part of the Solution to Human Trafficking

Sandy Biback

Founder, Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking

Tu Rinsche

Director of Social Responsibility, Marriott International Inc.

Dr. Halleh Seddighzadeh

Forensic Traumatologist and Human Trafficking Expert

Features

Education & CEUs

Advance your CMP certification with powerful educational workshops.

Fab Gifting Experience

Score your free swag bag filled with amazing goodies and giveaways.

Power Networking

Build business relationships with the industry’s top meeting professionals.

Awards Gala

Honor the winners of the 2019 Smart Women in Meetings Awards at an evening ceremony and seated dinner.

Speaker Panel

Learn from industry peers about hard-hitting social issues that affect the meetings and hospitality industries.

Surprise Features

Stay tuned for more fabulous event features and attractions!

Smart Women in Meetings
Awards Gala

The Smart Woman Summit will culminate with a night of celebration as we honor the winners of the 2019 Smart Women in Meetings Awards at Paris Las Vegas Hotel. Winners will receive on-stage honors at this awards ceremony and dinner. The night will include a cocktail reception, after-party, special photo opportunities and other exciting entertainment features.

The awards gala is included in a full-conference pass and all conference attendees are encouraged to attend. Full conference attendees are welcome to purchase Plus One tickets to the awards gala for guests.

Cocktail attire suggested.

2019 Smart Women in Meetings Awards Categories Include

Program

3:30-5:00 pm Welcome Reception
Mix and mingle at a fabulous networking reception
7:30-8:45 am Breakfast
Check in and fuel your day with tasty morning bites
8:45-9:00 am Opening Remarks
Set up for success with inspiring opening remarks
9:00-10:30 am H.i.Q. Holistic Intelligence Quotient: How to Decode What is Holding You Back and Free You to Build a Transformational 2019 Success Plan
Keynote Speaker: Amilya Antonetti
10:30-11:00 am Inspiration Break
Spark creativity and inspiration with your fellow event attendees
11:00-12:30 pm Haute Dokimazo
Solve crowdsourced challenges during this participant-driven way of meeting, sharing and learning
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
Delight in a chef-prepared plated lunch
1:45-3:00 pm Right Relationships: Bodywise Strategies for Health, Joy and Success
Keynote Speaker: Doctor Rachel
3:00-3:30 pm Health & Wellness Break
Reflect, rejuvenate and revive with this wellness opportunity
3:30-4:30 pm How Event Professionals Can Be Part of the Solution to Human Trafficking
Panel: Sandy Biback, Tu Rinsche and Dr. Halleh Seddighzadeh
6:00-7:00 pm Awards Gala Cocktail Reception
Paris Las Vegas Hotel
7:00-9:30 pm Smart Women in Meetings Awards Gala
Paris Las Vegas Hotel
9:30 pm Awards Gala After-Party
Celebrate in style with photo ops and exciting entertainment features

FAQs

Of course! The Smart Woman Summit is designed especially for women in meetings and includes meetings-centric topics and networking opportunities. However, all women (and men who support them) are welcome to purchase a ticket to the conference.
Yes! Non-industry guests, family and friends may purchase a ticket to the Gala to accompany winners and other conference attendees.
Yes, our keynote presentations and educational workshops are CEU-accredited. You will earn three CEUs at the Smart Woman Summit.
We understand that life happens and even though you may be just as delighted to attend the Smart Woman Summit as we are to have you, you may need to cancel your reservation. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

Once purchased, you may request a refund until April 6, 2019, less a $50 administrative charge per person.
The Smart Woman Summit full-day conference will be held at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
The Smart Women in Meetings Awards Gala will be held next door at Paris Las Vegas Hotel.
We have prepared a special rate for all Smart Woman Summit attendees at $99, available May 7-9, at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Click this link to book your hotel.
We've prepared an approval letter just for you! Please click here to download an approval letter that covers the event ROI and concrete takeaways that will help you in your meeting planning role.

Registration

Ticket Options

Location & Host Hotel

We have prepared a special rate for all Smart Woman Summit attendees at $99, available May 7-9.

Please Note: the Smart Women in Meetings Awards Gala will be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel.

Book Hotel

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 S Las Vegas Blvd

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