Inspiration for International Women’s Day

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In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we have compiled some of our most inspiring articles for you.

Check out these articles about women—and women’s issues—in our industry for International Women’s Day:

Sheila Johnson Speaks Out

There are few women who own hotels, but that didn’t stop Sheila Johnson, Salamander Hotels & Resorts’ founder and CEO and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars.

Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

Five tips on leadership and moving up the corporate ladder from pharmaceutical event planner-turned-entrepreneur Maggie Butler.

Meeting Planning Advice From the Pros

The hospitality industry is known to lag behind others when it comes to breaking the glass ceiling — and Prevue found the same to be true. We asked respondents to our recent survey to share their best meeting planning career advice, and here are 15 of our favorites.

Carina Bauer: All in the Family

Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Group, began her career in retail and catering in the newly established GoodBean Coffee, a family-owned chain of coffee shops located throughout the South of England. Here’s her story.

Women-Focused Meeting Industry Groups

These three women-focused meeting industry groups—Women Leading in Travel and Hospitality, WINiT and SITE’s Women in Leadership—are places where women can network, learn from one another and help each other advance their careers.

3 New Women Industry Leaders

The start of 2021 has brought us three new women meeting industry leaders: Aoife Delaney as the new president of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, Kari Vrba as chair of the Incentive Research Foundation board of trustees, and Suzanne Neufang as executive director of the combined Global Business Travel Association and Association of Corporate Travel Executives.

New Mastermind for Industry Women

Industry speaker, educator and visionary Dianne Devitt has created a new mastermind group for women in hospitality, events and travel.

Top 50 Women in Travel

WINiT by GBTA’s women in travel leaders were selected for their contributions to the travel industry across EMEA, APAC, LATAM, Canada and the U.S.

Skills to Break Down Barriers

Many are using this pause in business as we know it to increase their skills. Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is offering Women in Leadership: Executive Skills Certificate Program that will help you learn about the key roles women play in the hospitality and meeting industries and how to overcome career obstacles to executive-level positions.

SITE Fights for Women Speakers

We all have been there: meeting and incentive industry events where male speakers dominate the stage. Or worse yet, where there are no women speakers…at all.

Jennifer Glynn Gives Back

Jennifer Glynn, CIS, CITIP, managing partner at Meeting Encore Ltd.  and Intuitive Conferences + Events Inc. and former SITE president, is  passionate about the industry and believes in being an active volunteer and mentor.

How Women Can Negotiate Their Way to Equal Pay

How do women negotiate their way to equal pay? Learn How to Become is an online resource that’s constantly trying to answer that question.

Women’s Issues Survey

Prevue’s Women’s Issues: The Facts About Workplace Challenges for Meeting Planners & Suppliers features the comprehensive and landmark survey focusing on issues such as pay inequity, work-life balance and sexual harassment in the meetings and incentives industry. Download the survey results here.





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