Empowerment Conference FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
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Registration includes access to all sessions on September 10, 2016 and the closing reception starting at 4:00 PM on that day. Registration does not include the Friday, September 9, 2016 reception and concert or the Sunday, September 11, 2016 Spirit of Sisterhood Breakfast.
Tickets can be purchased for three (3) separate events. The Friday, September 9, 2016 reception and concert will start at 6:30 PM and the tickets will go on sale in March 2016. Doors for the Reception and Concert will open at 6:30 PM for the big event.
The cost of the Saturday, Women of Color Empowerment Leadership Conference is $100.00 and will start at 8:00 AM. Tickets can only be purchased online at southfloridawomenofcolor.com.
The Sunday Spirit of Sisterhood Breakfast is $50.00 for non-members and $40.00 for members. Reservations can be made by calling (954) 768-9770. Seating is limited for this beautiful breakfast overlooking the Fort Lauderdale beach. Tickets go on sale in March 2016.
We love our men! We encourage men to join us for our Friday evening Reception and Concert to take place at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Of course, men who are representatives of sponsoring organizations are welcomed to attend all conference activities.
If you register but are unable to attend the conference, you may transfer your registration to another individual by calling the contact number below. We will need written confirmation from you of the name of the person to whom the transfer should be made. Transfers will not be accommodated after September 7, 2016.
The Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc., will invite ten (10) girls, under the age of 18, to meet with some of our special guests and assist at the conference. If you have a name of a young lady that you would like considered for this opportunity, please provide the name, parent’s name, address, telephone number and your relationship with the teen. Due to the fact that the conference is generally sold out weeks prior, we will be focusing on our target audience of women leaders for conference attendance.
We encourage you to register online for the conference as soon as possible. Space is limited and it has sold out each year for the past five years several weeks prior to the conference date. You should register online at www.southfloridawomenofcolor.com. If there is a problem registering, our staff can try to assist you by telephone at the contact number below. Try to register online before calling. Registration is easy.
Hotel accommodations are available at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 at a special discounted rate of $129.00 per night. Please let us know prior to August 3, 2016 if you wish to be a part of the hotel block at this discounted rate. Don’t miss an opportunity to “hang out” and enjoy this fabulous property. A “Sisterhood” Suite will be available for those guests reserving with the hotel room block. For more information on the block and to provide your credit card information at the same time, call us at the contact number below.
You can become a sponsor by downloading the online sponsorship form. There are many opportunities for sponsorship, including but not limited to: Women Lead Magazine; Friday Reception/Concert Sponsorship; Saturday Conference Luncheon Sponsorship; Saturday Reception Sponsorship; Sisterhood Breakfast Sponsorship; Friend and Listings Sponsorships.
All conference activities will take place this year at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. You will need to be pay prior to the conference in order to join us for any of the conference events.
If you have additional questions regarding registration, please contact Ken Koonce at (954) 768-9770 or send a message via our contact form – click here