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AWE Meet & Greets and Co-Hosted Events

AWE partners with the Rocky Mountain Chapter of PCMA | April 19 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join us on April 19 at The Falls Event Center from 8:30 to 11:30am. Guest speaker, Tracy Murray, will be discussing the important topic of sexual harassment in the industry. Attendees will be able to create awareness, empower and emphasize the importance of education on the topic. To learn more and register, click here

Peer Group Discussion I May 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Announcing AWE’s newest education series – Peer Group Meet-Ups. We will focus on the difficult conversations that need to happen in our industry in a festive setting amongst small, intimate groups. Learn from your peers on today’s most relevant topics and more. 

We encourage AWE members, non-members and event professionals to attend! This is a great opportunity for people in the events industry to come together.

Join us at Hotel Chicago Downtown for this informal, productive Peer Group Discussion on May 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres as well as beer and wine will be provided. It’s free to attend, so don’t miss out on this great event!  

RSVP today! To learn more and register, click here

She Means Business by IMEX Frankfurt I May 14 from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

We are proud to support IMEX Frankfurt's new conference, She Means Business. 

A brand-new event (during EduMonday at IMEX in Frankfurt) created in partnership with tw tagungswirtschaft celebrating the role of women in the meetings industry open to all women and men attending IMEX. For more information on She Means Business, view the press release here.

Register for She Means Business, here

Twitter Chats

Our Twitter Chats will take place every Thursday* at 2-2:30 p.m. EST. Simply use the hashtag "AWEchat" to participate. We invite all event professionals, members and non-members, to join the conversation!

*There will not be a Twitter Chat on the LAST Thursday of the month because that is when we have our Webinar. 


AWE is scheduling more Meet & Greets in the coming months. Stay tuned for more details.

If you'd like to host a Meet & Greet in your city, please email us at

Non-members who join at one of these events will be given a special discount code for $15 off registration.

AWE Member Webinar Series

As a member benefit, AWE members have access to our monthly webinar series featuring influential women discussing and interacting with attendees on topics such as financial planning, negotiation, skill development, starting a business and more. If there's a topic you'd like to see featured, please email us!

Save the date for the following upcoming member webinars:

April 26, 2018 at 2:00pm EST Webinar featuring Kay Bransford, Creator of MemoryBanc, on Balancing Work, Life and Caregiving

May 31, 2018 at 2:00pm EST Webinar featuring Tracy Murray, hospitality sales veteran, on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Events Industry

June 28, 2018 at 2:00pm EST Webinar featuring Abby Murtagh, General Manager at Hilton Salt Lake City, on How to Help Promote, Develop and Work with Great Women

As a preview to this member benefit, non-members are able to view the January 2018 webinar here:

Members have access to recorded webinars in the "Member Resources" section of the Member Zone.



AWE Past Events

AWE Meet & Greets

Past Meet & Greets have been held in Las Vegas, Denver, San Diego, Orlando, Alexandria, Washington, D.C., Miami and more. Meet & Greets are open to women and men, members and non-members

AWE Member Webinar(s)

Recordings of these webinars are available under the Member Resources tab in the Member Zone. Here's a lineup of some of our past webinar speakers:

  • Kiki J. Fox, Co-Founder & President of AWE
  • Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Group
  • Lara McCulloch, Chief Shift Disturber at
  • Karin Krogh, Speaker Coach, Facilitator and Meeting Expert of Karin Krogh
  • Mayor Teresa Jacobs
  • Carrie Abernathy, CMP, CEM, CSEP, Co-Founder & President of AWE
  • Kelsey Dixon, Managing Partner of davies + dixon
  • Carolyn Nunez, CFP, MBA, Founder & Principal of Ithaka Financial Planning, LLC
  • Kelli Bielema, Boss Lady, Shindig Events
  • Rachael Monroe Melot, President of CKH & Company
  • Sarah Soliman, President & CEO of Soliman Productions, Inc.
  • Chris Chan, Founder and CEO of 3C Strategies
  • Joe Colangelo & Marissa Maybee of Bear Analytics
  • Ida Kroell, Founder of EventLand
  • Vicki Johnson, Founder of Vicki Johnson & Associates
  • Faith Holmes, Founder of Love 'n Faith Cafe
  • Shellie Neuman and Kimberly Willis of Think Neu Events
  • Tamela Blalock, MTA, CMP, Past President of AWE 

AWE opened our August 2016 webinar to non-members as a member benefit preview. The full webinar can be viewed and shared here:

April 6, 2017: Global Meetings Industry Day & AWE New Zealand Launch with ShowGizmo in Wellington, New Zealand

March 31, 2017: Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum with UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando, Florida

March 13-15, 2017: EXHIBITORLIVE in Las Vegas, Nevada

November 15, 2016: AWE at BizBash Live Expo New York City

October 18-20, 2016: AWE at IMEX America Las Vegas

June 24-26, 2016: Smart Woman Summit Hosted by Smart Meetings

March 16, 2016: EventIcons Webinar

January 20, 2016: AWE Membership Launch Party in DC