Power Up Women's Leadership Summit
March 8, 2019

DATE
MARCH 8, 2019
TIME
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
LOCATION
Miami Airport Convention Center

 

Recharge your leadership skills

Join us Friday, March 8, 2019, for a day of information and inspiration at South Florida’s premier women’s leadership event.

It’s an extraordinary opportunity to change your business mindset and take your career to the next level. Created by women for women, we’ve designed this day to be all about you—and how to get more of what you want from your career and your life. You’ll hear from high-profile, influential women leaders, learn about their personal journeys, and be inspired to take charge and transform your own career.

We’ve packed the PowerUp Women’s Leadership Summit with thought-provoking, energizing and motivational speakers, but that’s just the beginning. You’ll make amazing connections with other accomplished women who share your vision and drive. Learn new approaches and get the tools you need to chart a true-to-yourself professional path that’s fulfilling and exciting.

From sessions on women in technology to the power of negotiation to the value of mindfulness, you’ll leave with new energy, new ideas and a renewed sense of empowerment.

This game-changing day offers something for women of all ages, and at all career stages. So if you’re ready to discover the power of you, join us for PowerUp!

Make an investment in yourself, and register today!

I’M READY TO DISCOVER THE POWER IN ME!

01.

Empowerment

  • Take your leadership journey to the next level.
  • Push your own potential.
  • Get what you want in the workplace and in life.
  • Be blown away by our inspiring speakers.
  • Feel energized about your career and your sense of self.

02.

Connections

  • Hear from strong, successful women about their journeys.
  • Come away with real-life tools to put more zing into your career.
  • Get concrete strategies, great food for thought, and inspiration all rolled into one!
  • Create lasting connections with women leaders, build your professional network, make friends, or even find a mentor!

03.

Takeaways

  • Event materials.
  • Daily planner.
  • Swag bag.
  • Wrap-up networking reception.

 

Event Schedule

MARCH 8, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Miami Airport Convention Center. 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126
8 a.m.

Doors Open/ Registration, Breakfast & Networking

9 a.m.

General Session (Opening Remarks)

Mistress of Ceremonies, Lourdes “Luly” Balepogi, Luly B. Inc.
Yanyn San Luis, Director of Alumni Relations
Joanne Li, Dean College of Business

9:15 a.m.

Opening Keynote

10:00 a.m.

Morning Recap

Mistress of Ceremonies, Lourdes “Luly” Balepogi, Luly B. Inc.

10:05 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Break Out Session I

Executive Track
Speak Up!
Learn ways to assert your position and leverage your strength when it comes to navigating hostile and or difficult work environments.

Entrepreneur Track
Nail Your Pitch
Ever felt that the pitch you give is old and overdone? In this workshop you’ll learn what it takes to present yourself and your business that leaves a lasting impression.

11:30 a.m.

Break

12:00 p.m.

Visionary Leadership Panel & Luncheon

1:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Break-out Session II

Executive Track
Money on My Mind
Release the guilt on making more money and end the dilemma once and for all on trying to balance your personal and professional life. Learn to invest like a pro, and earn the wealth you desire.

Entrepreneur Track
Level Up
We all want to be the best in our business, and sometimes it feels like we are stuck in a rut. In this break out panel we’ll discuss what it takes to scale your business (technology, retaining talent, etc.) and learn the opportunities to LEVEL UP!

3:45 p.m.

Break-out Session III

Executive Track
Building Your Tribe
Grow a network of likeminded professionals and know how to ask for business or help without sounding sales-y.

Entrepreneur Track
All we do is WIN!
Always be closing is the answer! We will take a deep dive on the techniques and strategies for you to close the gaps on your sales cycle and realize the WINS all over your life and not just your business.

5 p.m.

Closing Session & Cocktail Reception

6 p.m.

Event Ends

 

2019 SPEAKERS

Alba Baylin

Alba Baylin

VP Customer Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

Bio

Sonia Dula

Sonia Dula

Former Vice Chair, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch

Ebony Smith

Ebony Smith

Owner, Ebenum Equation

Lourdes Balepogi

Lourdes Balepogi

Owner, Luly B. Inc.

PAST EVENTS

2018 SPEAKERS

Jolie Balido

Jolie Balido

CEO, Roar Media

Tere Blanca

Tere Blanca

Chairman & CEO, Blanca Commercial Real Estate

Jacqueline Bueno Sousa

Jacqueline Bueno Sousa

Regional Director of Florida at SBDC

Lissette M. Calderon

Lissette M. Calderon

Chief Executive Officer, Neology Group

Andres Campo

Andres Campo

(BBA '00), Founder & CEO of Axxis Solutions

Frances Colón

Frances Colón

Former Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, US Department of State

Yvonne Debesa

Yvonne Debesa

(BAcc'82, MAC '94), Executive Vice President & COO, Sunstate Bank

Caroline de Posada-Rodriguez

Caroline de Posada-Rodriguez

Owner, Caroline de Posada PA

 



SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Individual Tickets

Fair Market Value: $196

$175
  • Early-Bird Tickets: $175.
  • General Admission: $200.

Friend of the Summit

Fair Market Value: $784

$1k
  • Sponsor display table.
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • 4 tickets to the conference.

Luncheon Table Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$2k
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Supporting Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$4k
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Post-conference sponsor recap email to guests.
  • Workshop visibility.
  • Workshop signage.
  • Company giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table during the conference.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Networking Reception

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$5k
  • Company branded networking reception.
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Post-conference sponsor recap email to guests.
  • Speaking presence at networking reception.
  • Company giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table during the conference.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Presenting Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$15k
  • Name Listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Recognition in the FIU Business Donor Roll of Honor.
  • 1 luncheon table (for 10 guests).
  • Post-summit workshop.
  • Provide opening remarks at Power Up.
  • Company to present giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table.

PREVIOUS SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS:

  • BoxyCharm
  • Half Moon Empanadas
  • Intermedia Touch
  • Kendra Scott
  • Misha's Cupcakes
  • RAMAX Miami
  • South Florida Business Journal

TABLE SPONSOR:

  • BankUnited
  • Half Moon Empanadas
  • Mastercard
  • Misha's Cupcakes
  • Ocean Bank
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo

FRIEND OF THE SUMMIT:

  • Citrix
  • Darling Lie-Nielsen, Northwestern Mutual
  • Compass Office Solutions

SUPPORTING SPONSOR:

  • MS in Finance Program & Hollo School of Real Estate

 

2018 SPONSORS


 

CONTACT US

Yanyn San Luis, MBA ’16, ’10
Director, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
Florida International University
College of Business
Direct: 305.348.5495
Office: 305.348.2751
Email: ysanluis@fiu.edu / powerup@fiu.edu

 

Disclaimer: For all faculty and staff purchasing tickets through the University, you must request an invoice from cobadvance@fiu.edu and submit an unencumbered payment form through the FIU Foundation website as instructed. DO NOT process payment online with any university card, i.e. Travel & Expense, Pro-Card, etc., as this is a direct violation of university policy.
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