Venue

THE VENUE: HOTEL CLIO

Summit attendees will have access to a discounted room rate to stay at Hotel Clio in Denver Cherry Creek. We recommend staying Thursday and Friday nights so you don’t miss out on any of the programs or networking opportunities! More information on how to book will be provided upon ticket purchase.

ROOM BLOCK CLOSES JUNE 6, 2024

SUMMIT AGENDA

THURSDAY, JUNE 20 | 2:00PM - 8:30PM

Registration

Workshops

Media Training: with Katherine McLane (The Mach 1 Group) 

Building Your Brand: with the Leadership Institute

Welcome Event by WPLN & CWAF

VIP Experience | Private Wine Tasting at Offsite Location (Shuttle included)

FRIDAY, JUNE 21 | 8:00AM - 8:30PM

Breakfast

Registration                                               

Kick-off Conversation with U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, hosted by Jen Sarver (Sarver Strategies)   

Panel I: Getting Your Agenda Over the Finish Line with The LIBRE Initiative

  • Host: Sandra Benitez, Executive Director
  • Isabel Soto, Policy Director
  • Josselin Castillo, National Federation of Independent Business

Panel II: Balancing Priorities

  • Host: Jaime Gardner, Novitas Communications
  • NM Senator Crystal Brantley
  • CO Rep. Rose Pugliese (Min. Leader)
  • MT Rep. Courtenay Sprunger 

Workshop: Using AI 101 with Microsoft

Pre-Lunch Presentation with Google

Perspectives in Leadership Luncheon | Featuring Former Lieutenant Governor of WI, Rebecca Kleefisch

Workshop: Fundraising 101 with the Leadership Institute

Panel III: Women on the Trail

  • Host: Sara Marie Ridley, Majority Strategies
  • Alison Williams, Fmr. Campaign Manager, Asa Hutchinson for President
  • Kristin Davison, Partner at Axiom Strategies 

Panel IV: Reaching Diverse Audiences

  • Host: Vanessa Simon, Gotham Rising
  • Chris Lane, Cygnal
  • Olivia Perez-Cuba, Fmr. Spokesperson, Nikki Haley Campaign

Networking/Product Demos

General Reception     

VIP Reception                                             

Awards Dinner hosted by Fmr. U.S. Representative Mimi Walters

SATURDAY, JUNE 2022 | 8:00AM - 1:30PM

Breakfast

Profiles in Leadership | Maintaining Principles with Carrie Tynan, CEO of the Adolph Coors Foundation

Policy Spotlight: Energy Innovation

  • Moderator: Liz Bowman, WPLN Board Member
  • Megan Bloomgren, American Petroleum Institute

VIP Reception

Closing Lunch 

  • Host: Debbie Brown, President of Colorado Business Roundtable (COBRT)
  • Maria Demaree, Lockheed Martin Space
  • Kimberly McHugh, Chevron

*Interested in attending Saturday events only? Check out our one-day registration pass option!

*Summit agenda is subject to change.

MEET YOUR 2024 SPEAKERS

Mimi Walters-1
Alison Williams-1
Katherine McLane-1
Kat Cammack
Joel Noyes-1
Courtenay Sprunger-1
Vanessa Simon
Erica Arbetter-1
Heather Sellers-3
Jenifer Sarver-1
Amanda Iovino-1
Sara Marie Ridley-1
Meg Bloomgren-1
Kristin Davison-1
Valerie Dowling
Maria Demaree
Maureen McInerney
Libby Szabo
Chris Lane
Jaime Gardner

katherine mclane, the mach 1 group

HEATHER SELLERS, LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Brittany ellison, leadership institute

HOLLY osborne horn, leadership institute

JENIFER SARVER, SARVER STRATEGIES

JAMIE GARDNER, Novitas Communications 

rose pugliese, minority leader co house of representatives

CRYSTAL DIAMOND BRANTLEY, NM STATE SENATOR

COURTENAY SPRUNGER, MT House of representatives

ashley o'rourke, microsoft

KAT CAMMACK, U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

VALERIE DOWLING, Women's Democracy Network

MARIA DEMAREE, Lockheed Martin Space

SANDRA BENITEZ, THE LIBRE INITIATIVE

ISABEL SOTO, THE LIBRE INITIATIVE

josselin castillo, national federation of independent business

ANGEL MERLOS, THE LIBRE INITIATIVE

heidi Ganahl, Former University of Colorado Regent

erica arbetter, google

MAUREEN MCINERNEY, google

sara marie ridley, majority strategies

alison williams, FORMER CAMPAIGN MANAGER for presidential candidate asa hutchiNson

kristin davison, axiom strategies

amanda iovino, wpa intelligence

former U.S. representative mimi walters, HONORARY WPLN BOard co-chair

REBECCA Kleefisch, Former Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin

joel noyes, WPLN board chair

chris lane, cygnal

Olivia Perez-Cubas, Bullpen strategy group / fmr. spokesperson, nikki haley campaign

LIBBY SZABO, COLORADO WOMEN'S ALLIANCE FOUNDATION

CARRIE TYNAN, COORS FOUNDATION

DEBBIE BROWN, CO BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

kimberly mchugh, chevron 

VANESSA SIMON, GOTHAM RISING

Nicole Kiprilov, Coalition for Military Excellence (CME)


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