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United around the globe to foster international trade and the advancement of women in business.

Year of the Woman!

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, October 25, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Port Tampa Bay Cruise Terminal 6 1333 McKay Street Tampa, FL 33602


Learn • Inspire • Connect with thought leaders from around the world

This daylong conference will feature a robust program of interesting and informational speakers followed by a late afternoon harbor tour of Port Tampa Bay concluding with a delightful evening at TBOWIT’s Annual Awards Dinner.

Topics to include global business practices, leadership, and empowerment.


Wednesday, October 23

  • Orlando Business Tour Day (No Host Lunch/Dinner) 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
  • Bus transportation will be provided from Orlando to Tampa.

Thursday, October 24

  • #OWITConTampaBay - Year of the Woman! 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Port Tour (*Subject to Weather) 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Awards Dinner 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, October 25

  • OWIT Board Meeting. All are welcomed to attend! 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • No Host Dinner at Brio, 6:30 PM (RSVP to


  • This year the hotel of choice is the lovely LE MERIDIEN of TAMPA.
  • 601 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, Florida 33602 USA
  • October 23-26, 2019. Check-in Oct. 23 and Check-out Oct. 26.
  • $189 a night. Reservations MUST be made before September 26, 2019.
  • Book Your Reservation Here
  • If you have any trouble booking reservations, contact Le Meridien 855-811-0049 and reference “OWITConTampaBay”.
  • To request the same rate up to 3 days prior and after the event Contact Le Meridien 813-221-9555 and reference "OWITConTampaBay".


When does the Early Bird Sale end?

Early Bird Sale ends September 6th at midnight

Will I need to rent a car to get back and forth from the hotel?

Only if you want to. A shuttle will be provided between the hotel and the Conference.

What are the hotels amenities, parking, location, and business services?

See a listing here.

Want to discuss Sponsorship Options?

Contact our VP-Sponsorships Thamar Harrigan (, or OWIT International President Jennifer Diaz (


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