Women in Business Conference

May 24, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

$65 - $99

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Event Details

Each year, this powerful event brings together hundreds of business leaders in a setting that celebrates success, facilitates network development and offers incredible opportunities for personal and business growth.

A trade show featuring local and national organizations and businesses provides the backdrop to a luncheon and presentations by powerful keynote speakers. Themed “Reach, Achieve, Celebrate!” the event’s speakers deliver inspirational messages that touch on these elements and motivate each member of the audience to strive for fulfillment, happiness and success.

We’ll be announcing this year’s program shortly. Here’s what the conference looked like in 2016…

Cary Pfeffer

Cary Pfeffer

Cary Pfeffer, an award winning reporter and news anchor and owner of ClearComm Consulting, will emcee the program.

Educational breakout sessions by Pfeffer and Jeff and Jodie Heisner of Bottomline Media Coaching take place in the morning. BottomLine Media Coaching has more than three decades of media experience including producing newscasts and talk shows, covering major sporting events, investigative stories and special projects.

Keynote conversations by inspirational speakers follow and set the stage for the Business Woman of the Year celebration and award presentation.

Jeff and Jodie Heisner

Jeff and Jodie Heisner




Catherine Anaya

Catherine Anaya presents the “Achieve!” keynote speech with “Define Your Destiny!” as she teaches how to harness your talents and establish your brand to create and achieve the success you want.  She is a TV and radio host, emcee, motivational speaker, video storyteller, media trainer, award-winning columnist, blogger, and owner/CEO of 4HeartsMedia. She recently anchored at CBS 5 News for more than 12 years, has won ‘Anchor of the Year’ by the Arizona Associated Press, and has interviewed President Obama at the White House.

Lin Sue Cooney

Lin Sue Cooney

Lin Sue Cooney will deliver the “Celebrate!” luncheon keynote presentation. After 31 years as a newscaster for 12 News, Lin Sue  is now director of community engagement for Hospice of the Valley. Today, she shares her inspiring story— from being raised by a single mom to sitting in the anchor chair… to living a life of service. We never know where life will lead us, but we can all celebrate the journey!
Lin Sue has won 9 Rocky Mountain Emmys, as well as numerous awards for news reporting and community service.

We’ll also celebrate the success of our Women in Business mentoring program, as we hear firsthand from some of the program’s participants during their graduation ceremony.

The day culminates with the Business Women of the Year celebration, show and award presentation. This year’s finalists are Tracy Bullock, President of Bullock Training & Development; Denise Hart, Vice President of Marketing for Vestar Development; and Dawn Hocking, Director of Development for The Centers for Habilitation.

The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and includes a plated lunch.

Tickets, exhibitor booths, VIP tables and sponsorships are available.

Become an Exhibitor:

Exhibitor booths includes skirted 6 ft. table, two chairs and two luncheon / keynote / award ceremony tickets, and a mention on the event registration page

  • Exhibitor Member (Before April 8) $400
  • Exhibitor Member (After April 8) $450
  • Exhibitor Member Premium Space $500
  • Exhibitor General Public $625
  • Exhibitor additional lunch/keynote/award tickets at $40


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Event Address

Doubletree by Hilton
2100 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ