WOMEN’S TRAVEL FEST 2023

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THE #1 CONFERENCE FOR SOLO FEMALE TRAVELERS

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FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd
1:30- 3.30 PM

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Start Your Own Tour Company ($+100)

In this private workshop, you’ll learn exactly what you need to know to hack your way to an entirely free trip this year using points and miles.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd
1.30 – 3.30 PM

kelly lewis

Travel Hack Your Way to a Free Trip in 2023 ($+100)

In this private workshop, you’ll learn exactly what you need to know to hack your way to an entirely free trip this year using points and miles.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd
1:30 – 4.30 PM

kelly lewis

Go LIVE: Get Comfortable on Camera + Grow Your Revenue ($+100)

In this private workshop, you’ll learn exactly what you need to know to hack your way to an entirely free trip this year using points and miles.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd
1:30 – 4.30 PM

kelly lewis

Publishing your Travel Memoir ($+100)

From the pros/cons of self publishing vs. getting published, to how to land a literary agent, what goes into a book proposal (a page-by-page breakdown), the negotiation and auction process of selling a book to a publisher, this workshop will get you ready to publish your manuscript. With Nikki Vargas. 

SATURDAY

SAT, MARCH 4th
9:30 am

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Doors Open

Welcome to the Women’s Travel Fest!

10:00- 10:15 AM

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Intro & Welcome

with founder Kelly Lewis

10:30- 11:15 AM

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10 Years Later: The Biggest Lessons Ever Shared on Our Stage

For this memorable panel, we’ll take a look back at some of our favorite travel tips (with our favorite speakers) to share the lessons that have influenced our travels and changed our lives.

11:30- 12:15 AM

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Solo, Safely: Safety Tools for Today's Travelers

The tips and tricks to get the upgrades you deserve. After a rough couple of years with airlines playing all kinds of games with us, this panel will help you simplify travel, streamline your experience, and hack into a higher vibration as you explore. 

12:15- 1:00 PM

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Keynote TBA

LUNCH
1:00- 2:15 PM

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Lunch

Lunch break! Get to know other attendees as you enjoy a refreshing and healthy lunch.

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

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Keynote TBA

with founder Kelly Lewis

3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

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She Went Where? Hidden Gems You've Never Heard Of

What’s making us excited in 2023? Hear from the world’s top travel editors about the destinations that you may not have ever heard of, but absolutely must visit.

4:30 PM- 5:15 PM

kelly lewis

I Wanted To Change the World, So I Traveled

with Alice Chun

Live your life with a compass … literally and figuratively. How travel can become a way to define your unplanned destiny by enabling us to see through the eyes of other people and places.

SAT, MARCH 4th
6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

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VIP Speaker Dinner

VIP ticket holders and speakers are invited to join us for a special dinner. 

SAT, MARCH 4th
8:30 PM- 10:30 PM

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Saturday Networking + Travel Matchmaking

Get to know your fellow attendees at our annual Day 1 afterparty – with added travel matchmaking, to help you deepen connections this weekend! 

Sunday

SUNDAY, MARCH 5th
9:30 AM

kelly lewis

Doors Open

Welcome back to Day 2!

SUNDAY, MARCH 5th
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

kelly lewis

Intro & Welcome

Get ready for another amazing day. Today, programming splits into two tracks. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 5th
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

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Opening Keynote TBA

Get ready for another amazing day.

MAIN STAGE
11:30 – 12:15 PM

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Leave it Better - Ways to Be a More Mindful Traveler

Are we helping, or hurting a place when we visit? How can we shift our mindset to leave no trace when we travel? This panel examines how to be a more mindful and ethical traveler in 2023. 

BREAKOUT
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

kelly lewis

Tiktok for Travel: Monetizing Social Media's Biggest Platform

Get ready for another amazing day.

MAIN STAGE
12:30 PM-1:15 PM

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TBA

We’re working on something really epic.  

BREAKOUT
12:30 PM-1:15 PM

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TBA

Check back to see what’s filling this spot.  

LUNCH
1:15 PM-2:30 PM

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Lunch

A tasty break to get to know attendees and chat with our amazing vendors.

2:30 PM-3:15 PM

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TBA

But we always make it amazing. 😉 

2:30 PM-3:15 PM

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TBA

But we always make it amazing. 😉 

3:30 PM-4:15 PM

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Closing Keynote TBA

Check back to see who’s closing out our show. 😉 

#Join us

Meet other travelers like you

We connect, inspire and support women who travel the world. Come see why we have a 10-year sold out track record!

 

#THANKYOU

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our vendors and sponsors who make the Women’s Travel Fest possible!

#GET DIRECTIONS

Angel Orensanz Foundation

Our Saturday and Sunday programming take place at Angel Orensanz Foundation.
Our evening parties, including our Friday night pre-party, take place elsewhere. 

Saturday & Sunday

 

Angel Orensanz Foundation
172 Norfolk Street, New York City, NY 10002

 

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LIGHTS. CAMERA. PARTY!

Our hotel partner for the Women’s Travel Fest is the Hotel on Rivington.

3-5
March 2023

10:00 – 17:00

New York City

About Us

Women’s Travel Fest is an annual conference led by travel maven Kelly Lewis. Over the past 10 years, the event has been held in NYC, San Francisco, Portland, OR and New Orleans. Our sister brand, Damesly, is a leader in women-only small group tours. 

Thanks for being here! 

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