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Registrations Going Fast For The 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference At MGM Grand Las Vegas, July 13 & 14

July 10, 2015 Conferences No Comments Email Email

MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference may be days away, but there is still time to register for this annual gathering being held at the MGM Grand Conference Center on July 13 and 14.


The Women’s Leadership Conference sold out last year and organizers expect to reach capacity once again. Now in its ninth year, the conference is designed for women at any stage in their careers. It is open to women of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally, and the men who support them.

Natalie Allen, the award-winning journalist for CNN, NBC and CNBC, will host this year’s event, which will features a full schedule of keynotes and panel discussions with local and national thought leaders. Award-winning motivational speakerPatricia Russell-McCloud and MGM Resorts International board member Mary Chris Gay round out a roster of other successful speakers and panelists. Among them are: Karen Hinds, Chief Executive Officer of the Success Group, and Cheryl Durst, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Interior Design Center. For a full list, please visitwww.mgmresortsfoundation.org/womensleadershipconference.

Details were recently finalized for “It’s a Man’s World…Not Really,” a panel discussion set for July 13. A trio of successful executives will be featured, including Las Vegas’ own Tina Quigley, General Manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC); Cathy Tull, Senior Vice President of Marketing with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and Lillian Rodriguez Lopez, Vice President, Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations for Coca-Cola Company.

The two-day conference will offer a wide range of learning opportunities, career guidance and personal growth tools, including:

  • Exposure to diverse, nationally recognized speakers and accomplished women role models
  • Career-oriented workshops that will give participants hands-on opportunities to develop skills based on their career needs
  • Three distinct learning tracks for participants who are Emerging Leaders, Emerging Executives and Executives

The MGM Resorts Foundation is the conference’s presenting sponsor. Proceeds of the conference after costs will be donated to one or more Las Vegas-based nonprofit agencies devoted to the welfare and development of women and girls.

Registration is $375, which includes the full conference and all workshops and lectures; a networking reception, and continental breakfasts and lunches catered by MGM Grand.  Time is also allotted for attendees to build key professional relationships with other conference participants while enjoying the hospitality and entertainment of MGM Grand and other resorts of MGM Resorts International.

Sponsorships are available to organizations or companies who share the vision and goals of this conference. Current sponsors include Cirque du Soleil, CBS Radio, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Communications, Greenspun Media Group, Nevada Public Radio, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, Millenium Staffing Solutions, Large Vision Business Network Mixer Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Vegas PBS, R&R Partners, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, United Way of Southern Nevada, Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and Ernst & Young. Southwest Airlines is the official airline of the conference. For more information about the Women’s Leadership Conference, please visit:


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