Special Events

Wednesday, September 26

6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Crystal Ballroom & Foyer

Kick off this year’s amplified Summit experience with a welcome reception sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company .

The first 1,000 NEW Summit attendees to sign up online will receive a free copy of Nely Galán's New York Times bestseller, Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way. Nely will be signing her book at this special event.

7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
Crystal Ballroom & Foyer

Enjoy a strolling dinner full of culinary surprises and be inspired by LUNAFEST, looped screenings of inspirational short films by, for and about women, presented by LUNA.

Sarah Alter, President and CEO, Network of Executive Women
Kit Crawford, Owner and Co-CEO, Clif Bar & Company

Thursday, September 27

6:30 pm — 7:00 pm
Grand Foyer & Columbus Hall

Have your photo taken on the red carpet, connect with your peers and make new friends as we kick off The NEW Awards.

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Grand Ballroom

Catch up with friends, make new connections and enjoy dining at The NEW Awards.

8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Grand Ballroom

NEW celebrates achievements in women's leadership at The NEW Awards ceremony. Join us as we reveal the 2018 Region of the Year and Regional Leader of the Year.

9:00 pm — 11:00 pm
Riverside East

The celebration continues with music, dancing and a lounge to relax and catch up with friends and colleagues.

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