Commonly asked questions
When is The 2022 Women|Future Conference?
November 8 – 10, 2022, with a half day of pre-conference sessions on November 7
Is it virtual or in-person?
The conference is 100% virtual
What platform is the conference hosted on?
The Women|Future Conference is hosted on Swapcard. You’ll be able to access Swapcard one month before the conference to build your schedule, complete your profile, and network with other attendees and speakers
Where can I find the conference sessions?
The agenda will be updated on our website in July 2022 with the full list of conference sessions and timing
I can’t attend all of the live sessions. Will the conference be recorded?
Yes, all sessions will be recorded and available to watch up to one year after the conference, through November 2023. Session recordings are included in your ticket price.
Making sure you can register
How do I register for the conference?
You can purchase your ticket on our registration page.
When does registration close?
Registration for the 2022 conference will be available until the conclusion of the conference on November 10, 2022.
Are there any discounts on tickets?
Groups of three or more will receive a 10% discount when registered together. We also offer students a $39 discounted ticket when purchased with a current, valid student ID.
Do you allow ticket transfers?
Yes, if you purchase a ticket and are unable to attend, you may transfer your ticket to someone else. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance transferring your ticket.
What is the registration cancellation policy?
- 100% Refund: cancel registration by end of day October 7, 2022
- 50% Refund: cancel registration by end of day November 4, 2022
- No Refund: cancel registration at any time beginning on November 7, 2022
Everything about our voices
How do I apply to speak?
Directions to apply can be found on this page. Please review our topic descriptions then fill out the appropriate form for your desired track.
Are the speakers paid?
Our speakers are not paid, but they do receive international exposure among other benefits, if chosen.
How are the speakers chosen?
All speaker submissions will be reviewed by the Women|Future Conference leadership team and the Advisory Board. Speakers are selected based on their experience and alignment with the conference topics.
Who should I reach out to if I’d like to speak?
Please submit your proposal via our Call for Speakers. If you email us with an interest to speak, you will be redirected to our Call for Speakers page. To ensure an efficient process, please use our form directly.
Learn about sponsorships
Can I advertise my company during the conference?
We offer multiple levels of conference sponsorship. Please submit the form on our Sponsorship page if you are interested in learning more about advertising opportunities.
I'm already a sponsor and have questions about my sponsorship.
Please contact Lindsey@StevieAwards.com with any questions regarding your sponsorship.
Women Owned Business Pitch Competition
Winning starts with applying
What is the Pitch Competition?
The Pitch Competition will be hosted live during the virtual conference. The format of the pitch competition will be similar to ABC’s critically-acclaimed entrepreneurial-themed TV show, Shark Tank. Each finalist will present a live, three-minute virtual pitch about their product/service, business model, and target market.
How do I enter the Pitch Competition?
Applications will be accepted starting in August 2022. Your business must have been founded in 2019 or later in order to enter. For more information, click here.
How do I become a judge for the Pitch Competition?
Judging opportunities are available with sponsorships.
How much funding do Pitch Competition winners receive?
At the close of the competition, there will be three winners, each of which will receive funding to grow their business. This year’s funding will be determined based on the ongoing acquisition of sponsorship funds. The 2021 Pitch Competition funding breakdown was:
First place: $5,000 and a certification from Certify My Company ($4300 value)
Second place: $2,500
Third place: $1,000
Can't Find What You're Looking For?
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