GBTA Convention 2019 | WINiT Summit 2019 – Chicago


Coming to GBTA Convention this year is WINiT Summit 2019 – Chicago. This one-day event on Saturday, August 3, brings together professionals of all levels for the sole purpose of positively changing the careers and lives of women in travel-related industries. The one-day event features first-in-class women’s leadership content delivered by a diverse collective of speakers representing a range of industries, experiences, and perspectives. More than an education experience, WINiT Summit attendees will be inspired through productive discussions about the challenges and successes women experience along their career journey.


WINiT Summit

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  • Saturday, August 3
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome Remarks
Speaker: Christle Johnson, GBTA President
Sales: Knowing Enough to be Dangerously Effective
Speaker: Tammy Gillis, CEO and Founder, Gillis Consulting
Networking Break
Positive Disruption: How to Thrive and Make an Impact in Today’s Corporate World
Speaker: Joanna Martinez, Author and Consultant
Power Networking Lunch
From Average to Awesome
Speaker: Nancy Medoff, Founder and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, AthenaWise Strategic Solutions
CFO Speak: Utilizing the Financials for Strategic Decisions and Important Shifts
Speaker: Professor, Notre Dame
Networking Break
WINiT Update
Harnessing Head Winds
Speaker: Nicole Malachowski, Retired United States Air Force Officer
Closing Remarks
Dorothy Dowling, Chair, WINiT Strategic Advisory Board
Agenda subject to change. All events take place at the Chicago Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Keynote Speakers

Colonel Nicole Malachowski 

Retired United States Air Force Officer

Nancy Medoff

Founder & CMO, Athena Wise

Tammy Gillis

CEO and Founder, Gillis Consulting & Training Inc.

Joanna Martinez

Founder, Supply Chain Advisors, LLC