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Women Business Owners Roundtable

WTS members who are women business owners are cordially invited to apply to join the 2018 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable. This select group of leading women business owners in the transportation industry will share successful experiences and best practices and learn from others about starting and running a business in today's world.   
The program, which will run concurrently with the 2018 WTS Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, will include the opportunity to interact with members of the 2018 WTS Executive Women's Roundtable. Sessions may cover topics such as ownership succession planning, fostering company culture, strategic planning, and navigating personal challenges unique to owning your own business.
When: Wednesday May 16, 2018
Schedule: 7:00am - 4:00pm Roundtable sessions (including breakfast and lunch) - followed by opening reception for the annual conference
Where: Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego, CA  
How to Apply 
To apply to join the 2018 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable, please complete the online application by clicking  HERE. The deadline for application submission is March 1, 2018. Only members that meet the criteria for the Roundtable will be considered. See below for criteria details.
Applicants will be notified about their status regarding the 2018 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable on or before April 1, 2018.
If you have any questions about the 2018 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable, please email Susan VanBenschoten, 2018 WBO Roundtable Chair, svanbenschoten@fhiplan.com.


Space in the 2018 Roundtable is limited to the first 25 qualified members.  To be considered for the 2018 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1.      Must be a member of WTS.
2.      Is a woman owner or a senior manager/partner of a business.
3.      Has been in business for at least three years.
4.      Has no more than 100 employees.
5.      Has demonstrated a commitment to WTS and its objectives.
6.      Reflects the diversity of the WTS International's membership in all respects.
The WTS members chosen to participate in the 2018 Women Business Owners Roundtable will reflect an effective, balanced level of participation by all segments of the WTS memberships including, but not limited to, geographic balance, business size, modal focus, and business sector segment. Members from previous Roundtable sessions are eligible to apply to participate again in the 2018 sessions and it is anticipated that a portion of the 2018 selected participants will consist of previous participants as well as new members. The Roundtable members selected will have skills and experience that will bring forward issues, concerns, and experiences that may enrich the continuity of the roundtable and enhance WTS International's membership. 


2016 WTS Business Owners Roundtable



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