- What is the Women in Retail Leadership Summit and who is it designed for?
- This is the only event of its kind! Hosted by the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, the Summit enables women in leadership positions at retailers and brands to network, learn from each other and improve business processes. The Summit focuses on the unique needs of executive women in retail leadership positions in a luxurious, non-sales focused environment.
- What is the Women in Retail Leadership Circle?
- Built by Women | Made for Women | Designed to Champion Women
Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) is an exclusive community of women executives at leading retailers and brands. Our mission is to foster leadership development for our members by providing an unparalleled mix of events, content, and elite connections. Our community is comprised of successful, motivated and passionate women from the entire retail and brand ecosystem who have a strong belief that investing in themselves and in other women is good business. From CEOs with years of experience to directors working their way up, the common thread is women coming together to learn from each other and help each other succeed. Learn more about membership by clicking here.
- When and where is the conference being held?
- The Women in Retail Leadership Summit is happening April 25-27, 2022. WIRLS will take place the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami located at 455 Grand Bay Drive, Miami, FL 33149.
- What is the cost to attend?
- The cost to attend is $2,850 for retailers and brands, which includes a two-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton and limo service from the airport to the hotel. Women in Retail Leadership Circle members receive a significant discount as part of their membership. Apply to become a member by clicking here.
The cost for consultants (non-retailer/non-sponsor) is $6,150. For any inquiries regarding upgrading to sponsorship level attendance, please see our Why Sponsor page or contact Jennifer DiPasquale for more details.
- What is included in my registration?
- Your registration to the Women in Retail Leadership Summit includes two-and-a-half days of informative and inspirational content, multiple networking opportunities plus … two-nights accommodation at the Ritz-Carlton. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be served each day. We will also be hosting a cocktail receptions with hor d’oeuvres and on-site dinner for attendees during the conference. Transportation is also provided from the airport to the hotel.
You can expect white-glove treatment and an extraordinary experience.
- Please take a look at our agenda by clicking here. We are constantly updating, so make sure to check back for the latest.
- Can I schedule a private meeting with sponsors?
- You betcha! We will be opening our “Request a Meeting” portal closer to the event. Keep checking back for updates!
- Do you have information about event safety?
- Our safety plan for WIRLS 2022 will be updated closer to the event. Please read our corporate statement on 2021 events here.
- Do you have an app?
- Yes! Stay up-to-date with conference details, connect with other attendees and share all your WIRLS pics (bring on the selfies). We will send out a link to download the app as the event gets closer.
- I am interested in speaking at the conference, who do I contact?
- Please complete our speaker application form if you are interested in speaking at WIRLS 2021.
- I am interested in sponsoring the conference, who do I contact?
- Please contact Jennifer DiPasquale, Co-Founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, for any sponsorship inquiries. You can also apply to sponsor here.
- Who do I contact for questions?
- I still have questions, who do I contact?
- Please contact Lynne Shane, Event Manager, with any event-related questions.