Women of Inspiration Summit & Expo
Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris
409 Altair Pkwy
Westerville, OH 43082

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Women of Inspiration Summit & Expo

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm
Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Map & Directions
$45.00 (Online)
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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The CYP Club will host the first-ever Women of Inspiration Summit & Expo (WISE) in partnership with Barnes & Thornburg, TogetherDigital, HRACO, ComplyZoom, and the Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio.

Join us on Wednesday, June 19 at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris with the following theme: "Finding Your Inner Strength (Through Storytelling)."

WISE will welcome a diverse group of women (as well as women's leadership programs and organizations) for an uplifting and inspirational conference for CYP Club members to connect and grow while hearing from local speakers and thought-leaders.

The full-day event will run 8:00am-5:00pm, with an after-hours networking event powered by BBB of Central Ohio. Here is our agenda:

8:00am - Arrival, Continental Breakfast, Coffee, Networking, and Expo tables

9:00am - Welcome

9:15am - Woman of Inspiration Award & Interview
Janelle N. Coleman, Vice President of Community Relations at L Brands and President of the L Brands Foundation


10:10am-11:45am - Inspiration Chats
We will host four powerful, back-to-back speakers in a "TedTalk" presentation style which we call "Inspiration Chats." Each presentation will last for 20 minutes and will offer a story focused on:

WISDOM: Santoria Sawyer, Author of “The Broken Crayon That Colored Still”
INSPIRATION: Debra Penzone, President of Charles Penzone Inc.
SPIRITUALITY: Amy Avery - Endurance Coach, Pure Bravery Multisport
EMPOWERMENT: Alaina Shearer - Fearless Leader + Digital Nerd + Speaker

Noon - Lunch & Panel Discussion
Our "Flavors of Tuscany" buffet lunch will be available from Noon-1:30pm. From 12:30-1:30pm we will host a Lunch Panel Discussion powered by TogetherDigital, featuring:
Linda Lollo, Manager of Social Media Strategy for Big Lots Stores
Kathleen Ramirez, Vice President at Spectrum Reach Preferred
Sara Saldoff, Sr. Director of Digital Marketing and Customer Experience at OhioHealth
• Our Lunch Panel will be moderated by Alaina Shearer, Founder of TogetherDigital


2:00pm - Afternoon Breakouts, powered by Barnes & Thornburg
• Breakout Session I – 2:00-2:40pm
Choose from Story Telling, Education, or Meditation
• Breakout Session II – 2:45-3:25pm
Choose from Story Telling, Education, or Meditation
• Breakout III – 3:35-4:15pm
Choose from Story Telling, Education, or Meditation
• Breakout IV – 4:20-5:00pm
Choose from Story Telling, Education, or Meditation

Afternoon Breakout Speakers & Presenters include:
Kelly Atkinson, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator at Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Allison Green, CEO of BrewDog USA
Kelley Griesmer, President and CEO at The Women's Fund of Central Ohio
Lisa Hinson, Owner of Hinson Ltd Public Relations
Mihaela Jekic, Owner of Money for Meaning
Jesse Jones, Actor and Comedian
Amara Leggett, Author of "The Strategic Mind of a Young Legend: A College Graduate at 16 Changes the World One Word at a Time"
Bobbi Mckee, Founder & CEO of The Spotted Cow Coffeehouse
Bill Nolan, Office Managing Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Michelle Williams, Owner of Fitness for a Purpose


5:30-7:30pm - After-Hours Networking Event, powered by BBB of Central Ohio
• Keynote speaker: Mikaela Hunt, Brand Journalist + Host of Cbuzz + Co-Host of What Matters with Mindy & Mikaela + Social Media Storyteller
• Appetizers are complimentary
• Social networking and cash bar

COST TO ATTEND: An "early bird" summit pass is $35. On June 1st the price will increase to $45. Tickets include a full day of speakers & presentations, continental breakfast, coffee, lunch, a WISE event tote bag, appetizers and social networking during the after-party, and free parking all day. Water, coffee, tea, and snacks will also be available throughout the duration of the summit.

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Derek G.Premium MemberLeadership Team - Jul 7th 2:07 pm 2019

Hi Julie! You should have received a receipt as part of your confirmation message after registering for this event. We can re-send if you like or contact us if you need further details. Thanks!

Julie M. - Jun 12th 9:43 am 2019

Can I please be sent a forma receipt for my employer?

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