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What are past attendees saying about WITS?

As we get closer and closer to WITS ’17, we keep getting more and more excited! We’ve let you know 7 reasons why you won’t want to miss the big event, but we’d also like you to hear it straight from the sources. Check out some of the reasons why past attendees have had such […]

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Meet WITS ’17 Keynote Speaker: Danica Kombol!

 We are beyond thrilled to announce Danica Kombol of the Everywhere Agency as one of the WITS ’17 keynote speakers! Get your ticket to this incredible event here! Danica Kombol is the CEO of the Everywhere Agency, a leading social media and content marketing firm that works with Fortune 500 companies crafting and executing successful campaigns. […]

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Meet your WITS Emcee: Nicolle Merrill!

We are beyond thrilled to announce Nicolle Merrill as Emcee for WITS ’17 in Milwaukee! Get your ticket to this incredible event here! If you were with us at WITS ’15 or WITS ’16, you may remember Nicolle as the hilarious firecracker leader of our “Networking Without Pants” pre-conference sessions. We just can’t get enough of her. So this […]

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Call for Exhibitors: Get Your Brand in Front of 500 Influencers at WITS ’17

65% of companies work with influencers. Is yours one of them? Today, influencer marketing is now 11x more powerful than traditional advertising. 84% of customers have made a purchase after reading about a product or service on a blog. In the 18-34 age range, blogs are the #1 decision-making factor influencing buying decisions (above friends, family, […]

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Meet Your WITS ’17 Global Ambassador: Damaly Gonzalez!

You voted, and the results are in! Congratulations Damaly Gonzalez, our WITS ’17 Global Ambassador! Here’s what Damaly (who runs BackpackingtheCaribbean.com) had to say about being selected: “I’m honored to be WITS Global Ambassador for 2017. I’m grateful to be representing a diverse group of women travelers globally. Congrats to the other nominees. You were already […]

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Now Open: WITS ‘17 Speaker Applications

Do you have what it takes to be a Women in Travel Summit (WITS) speaker? Apply now to present at WITS ’17 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! At WITS ‘16 in Irvine, California, our speakers covered a diverse range of topics from funding your travel through freelance writing to using Instagram for business. We began and ended […]

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Where to Eat In Irvine During WITS ’16

WITS ’16 is almost here! With travelers and worldly women converging in SoCal from across the globe, we wanted to make sure you have plenty to eat. Fiona Chandra, WITS ’16 Events Committee member and blogger at Gourmet Pigs, wanted to share the diversity of the food culture in Irvine. So here are 10 of her picks […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Rock WITS ’16

WITS ’16 is fast approaching! The WITS ’16 planning team is gearing up and counting down the days until we see you in sunny Southern California! Here we’re offering up 13 final WITS tips (from all 13 of us) so that you can plan ahead and make the most of your WITS. Check out our last minute […]

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Blogger Schmoozing 101: How to Charm, Wow (and Partner) with the Companies Attending WITS ‘16

In the nearly three years we’ve been planning the Women in Travel Summit, we’ve learned a thing or two about the dynamic between bloggers and brands at a summit like ours. Mainly, you both are dying to meet each other. Did you know that today, blogs are the #1 resource that Millennials are using to […]

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Building Blogger Relationships That Will Last Long After WITS

If someone told you 15 years ago that partnering with bloggers is essential for your marketing, you probably would have thought they were crazy. Today, blogs are the #1 resource that Millennials are using to make purchasing decisions. That means consumers in their 20s and early 30s are turning to blogs even before their friends […]

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