June 15-17, 2017  |  NYC

 

POWERED BY PRUDENTIAL

 
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2017 What Women Want Conference

The 2017 “What Women Want” experience is about uniting women from around the world in one weekend with powertalks, workshops, dance breaks, beauty and wellness tips, and authentic connectivity that will inspire you to return home ignited to create change.  This year, our theme of building bridges and breaking barriers is about women creating connections first with themselves, and then with others to lead an outstanding life

 
 
 

At What Women Want, over 200 Great Girlfriends will:

 

as our programming will guide girlfriends on living a “SELF CENTRIC LIFE” full of purpose and power to move in legacy and togetherness as women and global citizens.

with like minded women who stand as bridges towards higher living and meaningful relationships

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on what they truly want to manifest in their lives and their friendships

the power and passion that women display when they leave all of their cares behind and savor the experience

 
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Our Speakers

 
Michelle Hargove, Founder of Restoration Weekend

Michelle Hargove

Founder of Restoration Weekend

Instagram: @michellehargrove

Twitter: @michellehargrov

Facebook: Michelle Hargrove 

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Patrice C. Washington

America's Money Maven, Personal Finance Expert

Web: www.realmoneyanswers.com

Instagram & Twitter: @SeekWisdomPCW

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Tiffany Aliche

The Budgetnista, Financial Educator

Web: http://thebudgetnista.com

Instagram: @thebudgetnista

Twitter: @TheBudgetnista

Facebook: budgetnista

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Vanessa De Luca

Editor-in-Chief, Essence Magazine

Instagram & Twitter: @Vanessa_KDeLuca

 
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Sheri Riley

Author of Exponential Living®  and former Music Executive for LaFace Records

Web: SheriRiley.com

Twitter: @SheriRiley 

Facebook: Sheri Riley

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Tai Beauchamp

Style Influencer and Founder of Tai Life Media, LLC.

Web: www.thetailife.com

Instagram & Twitter: @taibeau

Facebook: Tai Beauchamp

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Tatia Adams Fox

Business Etiquette Expert and Branding Strategist,

Web: www.tatiaadamsfox.com

Instagram: @tatiaadamsfox

Facebook: Tatia Adams Fox

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Tieko Nejon

Key Note Speaker, Brand Strategist, CEO of Tieko Nejon

Web: www.tiekonejon.com

Instagram: @tiekonejon

Facebook: Shatieko Wilson

 

 
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CHRISTINA BROWN

Founder and Editor of Love Brown Sugar Blog

Twitter & Facebook: @LoveBrownSugar

Instagram: @lovebrownsugar

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Teneshia J. Warner

Founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Egami Consulting Group and The Dream Project

Twitter: @teneshiajwarner

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Kelli Fisher & Tana Gilmore

The Matchmaking DUO

Twitter: @MatchmakingDUO

Facebook: thematchmakingduo

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RAVAL DAVIS

Body Confidence Advocate, Actress and Journalist

Web: www.ravaldavis.com

Twitter:  @RaValDavis

Instagram: @ravaldavis

 
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KWAKU AMUTI

Founder of PRVRB

Web: www.prvrb.com

Instagram & Twitter: @kwakuamuti

Facebook: Kwaku Amuti

 
 

GALLERY

 

Ticket Pricing

 
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With the Three Day Pass you get: 

  • All access pass to all three days of the conference (all meals and beverages included on June 16th!)
  • Round trip transportation to Newark, NJ from New York City on June 16th for "ACTIVATE")
  • Full What Women Want '17 conference swag bag (loaded with goodies!)
  • A Great Girlfriends outing in NYC to one of our pre-selected hot spots
  • A complimentary Money Toolkit session with one of our Prudential Advisors
  • The best girls trip EVER! 

    With the One Day Pass you get: 

  • All access pass to Day 2 (June 16th) of the conference (all meals and beverages included!)
  • Round trip transportation to Newark, NJ from New York City
  • Full What Women Want '17 conference swag bag (loaded with goodies!)
  • The best girls day EVER! 
 

Early bird ticket is available until February 28, 2017

For FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS regarding ticketing, CLICK HERE

 
 

HOTEL CHOICES

 
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Homewood Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/ Times Square Hotel (By Hilton)

Room Rate: $289

Booking Cut Off: May 10, 2017

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The Iroquois New York

Room Rate: $289

Booking Cut Off: March 24, 2017

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Renaissance New York Hotel 57 (Marriott)

Room Rate: $219

Booking Cut Off: May 15, 2017

 

Conference Schedule

 
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June 15, 2017
"APPRECIATE"

"Great Girlfriend of the Year" Evening Reception

  • Conference Registration
  • TGG Ice Breaker Activity
  • Welcome from hosts Sybil Amuti and Brandice Daniel
  • Great Girlfriend of the Year Announcement and Award
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June 16, 2017
"ACTIVATE"

Prudential Tower -- 655 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102 (shuttle service will be provided from NYC to Newark roundtrip for all registered participants)

AM SCHEDULE

  • The Great Girlfriends Welcome
  • Morning Power Up presented by Michelle Hargrove
  • “Fireproof” presented by Tieko Nejon

CONNECT BREAK

  • “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall” - Exploration of Self Love featuring panelists Vanessa de Luca (Essence Magazine), Tai Beauchamp (The Tai Life), Christina Brown (Love Brown Sugar)

DANCE BREAK

  • “Are You Renting or Owning Your Life?” - Setting Intention Around Your Future featuring panelists Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche (Live Richer Challenge), and Patrice Washington (Wisdom and Wealth Money Maven)

LUNCH BREAK

PM SCHEDULE

  • “Relationships Decoded” - Town Hall Q&A around relationships featuring Kwaku Amuti (PRVRB), Raval Davis, and Kelli Fisher and Tana Gilmore (The Matchmaking Duo)

DANCE BREAK

  • “Exponential Living”- workshop presented by expert Sheri Riley (author, life strategist, and former music industry executive)

SELFIE BREAK/ SNACKS / SHOP

  • Mini Great Girlfriend Mentor Sessions
    • “Manner Mavens” with Tatia Adams Fox, Business Etiquette Expert and Branding Strategist - Tatia Adams Fox, LLC

    • "Cliff Jumping" with Brandice Daniel

    • "Living Your Legacy" with Sybil Amuti

DANCE BREAK

  • “The Dreamer’s Journey” - workshop presented by Teneshia Warner (founder, Egami Consulting)

SELFIE BREAK/ SHOP

  • The Great Girlfriends Pru Happy Hour
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June 17, 2017
"CELEBRATE"

“GGs in the City” Ambassador Experience

Our great girlfriends will have a quick farewell shoot in Bryant Park followed by partnering with our brand ambassadors to enjoy one of the following curated NYC experiences:

  • A visit to 9/11 Memorial Museum Tour w/ stop in Battery Park (with view of Statue of Liberty) ($34 museum admission)
  • A tour of the Met Museum Exhibit “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between" (suggested donation $25)
  • Kayaking on the Hudson River at Pier 26 (free admission)
  • A 5th Avenue Stroll w/ stops at Central Park & closing at Plaza Hotel for lunch ($ lunch)
  • Tour of Chelsea Market & Highline ($ free admission)

     

Testimonials

 
 
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Dana James Mwangi 

"Spiritual. This word is the closest I can come to describing my experience at What Women Want. Most conferences that I have attended either get you excited emotionally or give you vague how-to tips. What Women Want conference was full of transitional moments that changed my way of thinking, my ideas about my own power as a woman, and how to actually use that power. Plus, I came away with tools to help me make better decisions personally and professionally. I also have new Great Girlfriends for life! 

This conference was one if the biggest highlights of my year. I literally mark this year's happenings for me as "Pre-Conference" and "Post-Conference" because the latter half of 2016 was remarkably different for me, and in some ways it was unrecognizable. I'm using my new tools and I have What Women Want to thank for that."

 
 
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Advertise at the Conference

Women count on other women to make purchasing suggestions. Become the next suggested product or tool by our Great Girlfriends!

For more details email welcome@thegreatgirlfriends.com

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Become a vendor

Would you like the opportunity to market your product to an audience of 200 + engaging Great Girlfriends? We have just the answer for you. Become a vendor at The Great Girlfriends conference!

For more details email welcome@thegreatgirlfriends.com