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Annual Conference




WTS International is hosting its 2017 annual conference in New York City, May 17 - 19, 2017! The 24/7 New York area transportation network, serving as the backdrop to the conference, is the largest in North America. With its complex systems, multi-state linkage, and service for passengers and freight, it is vital for residents, visitors, and the nation's economy. During this interactive, three-day session, transportation leaders will exchange ideas and learn about the latest developments in the industry. More than 700 corporate and governmental transportation leaders worldwide will be in attendance, and a multitude of thoughtful and engaging topics will be covered.



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Sponsored by Stantec

The 2017 WTS Annual Conference is fast approaching and we want to make sure you're prepared for a great event. We're excited to be offering a mobile event guide to attendees featuring speaker information, session schedules, and much more! Best of all, it's accessible from all devices with an internet browser: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even desktops.

Access the app either of these ways:

  1. Visit your app store and search "WTS International" for the native app!

  2. For the web based/desktop version, visit: https://crowd.cc/wts2017

The attendees section of the app will be added after registration closes.





Check out some of the 2017 Conference highlights:

  • 19 optional technical tours of some of the nation's most impressive
    transportation hubs and iconic infrastructure and landmarks.

  • 2 optional professional development intensives: Authentic Influence and Understanding and Growing Your Personal Brand.

  • A special 40th Anniversary Celebration, included with your conference registration!

  • Keynote address delivered by Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post.





Arianna Huffington - 2017 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker

Sponsored by HDR, Inc.

Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet, and in 2012 won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. Thrive Global provides trainings, seminars, e-courses, coaching and ongoing support based on the latest scientific findings to improve people’s health and increase productivity for both companies and individuals around the world.

She has been named to Time magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes "Most Powerful Women" list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
There are a variety of ways to enhance your WTS Conference experience as a 2017 Conference Sponsor. From national recognition to unique networking and branding opportunities in the greater New York region, no matter which sponsorship level you choose, conference attendees will recognize your company’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and advancing women in transportation. As a sponsor, you’ll gain exposure to more than 600 attendees, position your company among top industry leaders, and receive benefits and opportunities you can’t find anywhere else. For more information, contact Mary Petto, WTS Director of External Affairs, at mpetto@wtsinternational.org.
Click HERE to see the 2017 WTS Conference Sponsors!!!
Registration Rates
For a quick guide to all conference rates, click here.
Marriott Brooklyn Bridge room block is full.
Attendees reserving a hotel room must first register for the conference; a link will be provided to register at the WTS limited room block rate at the following hotels:
Book Your Stay at Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
The WTS limited room block and rates from $309 are available now through Sunday, April 23, 2017. Once the room block is full or after April 23, 2017, hotel rooms and rates are based on hotel availability. Please note that hotel rooms in the area are limited.
Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
228 Duffield St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Book Your Stay at Aloft Brooklyn New York Hotel
The WTS limited room block and rates from $299 are available now through Sunday, April 23, 2017. Once the room block is full or after April 23, 2017, hotel rooms and rates are based on hotel availability. Please note that hotel rooms in the area are limited.
Aloft New York Brooklyn
216 Duffield St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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