Plan now to attend fall OWIT International Conference in Florida

Thursday, July 04, 2019 7:47 PM | OWIT-Toronto (Administrator)






Interested in meeting women in international trade from OWIT chapters from around the world? With the theme Year of the Woman, the 19th Annual OWIT International Conference to be hosted by OWIT Tampa Bay from October 23-25 offers an interesting and exciting combination of events in Orlando and Tampa, Florida.

The full schedule includes:


Wednesday, October 23

Orlando Business Day (No Host Lunch/Dinner) 8:30 AM-4:30 PM (limited to first 50 registrants) Orlando entrepreneurial ecosystem tour including a private tour of Bridg and the National Entrepreneur Center. BRIDG is a versatile boutique microelectronics fabrication facility.

Bus transportation will be provided from Orlando to Tampa after the tour.


Thursday, October 24

#OWITConTampaBay - Year of the Woman! 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM The Conference day features 16 dynamic speakers and 6 thought-provoking sessions!

Port Tour 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (limited to first 80 registrants)

A relaxing, insightful journey by boat to see the physical world of imports and exports first-hand. There is nothing quite like being on the water and observing Florida’s largest port and the largest economic engine on this side of the state. The two-storey vessel has an air-conditioned downstairs and a covered top deck. This tour is an excellent opportunity to learn and to continue networking with your fellow conference attendees.


Awards Dinner 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Our favorite quote from last year’s dinner - “That was fun!” Chris Hamilton, Shutts & Bowen.

We aim to have all of our guests repeat this quote for themselves at the 2019 Annual Awards Dinner. It will be a high-energy evening planned to inspire, motivate, and empower. Hear from one of Florida’s leading woman, Alex Sink, clap along as our International Person of the Year receives her award, and congratulate our two university scholarship winners. There is something for everyone at this Dinner. The best part – you will be there!


Friday, October 25

OWIT Board Meeting. All are welcome to attend! 9:00 AM -5:00 PM Meet your OWIT colleagues from chapters around the world to find out more about the organization and to share tips and best practices.

No Host Dinner at Brio, 6:30 PM (RSVP to secretary@owit.org



Early bird registration for the full program is US$234 (OWIT members), US$299 (non-members) and students (US$100) and is available until September 6.

Check out the full program, registration options and hotel details are at https://www.owitcontampabay.com/.


Space is limited for some parts of the program. Be sure to register today!



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