Wnet Leadership Summit Wins Gold Stevie Award

June 10, 2019

Wnet's 2018 Leadership Summit themed "No Limits!" was named the Gold Stevie® Award winner in the "Community Engagement Event" category in The 17th Annual American Business Awards, the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program.

"Wnet is extremely proud to receive this recognition, and appreciate the recognition for our Board and Summit Committee for their commitment and hard work,” said Wnet Executive Director Lisl Dutterer. "Wnet’s proactive, collaborative and professional approach is exactly what our members look for to assure them that our annual event, and everything else we produce, exceeds their expectations." 

Wnet launched their 2018 Wnet Leadership Summit "No Limits!" in April of 2018 for a scheduled kick off on Sept. 25, 2018. Through the close collaboration between Wnet’s Board, Executive, Marketing and PR teams, Wnet secured more than 230 registrants, 14 sponsors, 24 speakers and panelists, and 40 companies for the Summit, surpassing all conference goals. 

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the award will be presented to Wnet officially on Tuesday, June 11.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration this year in a wide range of categories. More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

2019 Wnet Leadership Summit- Leading in a Changing World – Register Today

Registration is open for the 2019 Wnet Leadership Summit, which will include two full days of networking and presentations by some of the most successful leaders in payments. 

The two-day event will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta from November 6 through November 7, 2019. Both women and men in payments are invited to register now and take advantage of the early-bird discount available until July 31, 2019. For more information about the Wnet Leadership Summit, visit http://bit.ly/WnetSummit2019.

This year’s Summit theme, "Leading in a Changing World," reflects the incredible impact that networking, mentoring and leadership growth opportunities have on women and the men that advocate for them throughout the payments industry. Hundreds of participants — including rising stars, senior executives and male advocates — are expected to attend the two-day event in Atlanta, the nation’s payment hub.

“Attendees have the opportunity to network with some of the most successful executive leaders, both women and men, in the payments and fintech industries,” said Wnet Executive Director Lisl Dutterer. “In the Summit keynotes and panels, speakers will share experiences and advice specifically designed to help attendees' professional development, regardless of where they are on their career paths, and enable them to surge past industry stereotypes and corporate expectations."

To stay up to date on the latest 2019 Wnet Leadership Summit news and updates, please visit the event site or register directly by visiting http://bit.ly/WnetSummit2019.