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All sessions in CT

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Join your fellow winners, attendees, and sponsors for a networking reception as we welcome everyone to the event. 

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Awards Dinner

Time to celebrate our Top Women in Health, Wellness & Beauty! Sit down to a delicious dinner as we honor all of the 2023 winners. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Join us for breakfast as we begin day 2 with the keynote speaker and educational panels.

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Resilience with Dr. G

Resilience Expert, Author and Consultant, Dr. Deb Gilboa, will share her insights on how to identify the mindset and strategies to turn stress to an advantage.


8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Accelerating Leadership

Ulta Beauty's lessons for emerging entrepreneurs and key takeaways for us all.


9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Hard Conversations with Wendy Hanson

Co-Founder & Chief of Culture and Community for Better Manager, Wendy Hanson, will provide best practices and tips to achieve greater success in strategizing and planning for difficult conversations in the workplace. This panel will include insights and practical examples of negotiating deals and your career, the best way to deliver and receive bad news, telling the truth--even when it hurts--and how to prepare, react and move forward.


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Youth is Served: The Future of Health, Wellness & Beauty 

Retailer & Supplier Next-Gens discuss their aspirations, what they’re passionate about and how to recruit more talent to the industry.


10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Get Media Ready!

Learn how to stand out from the crowd, enhance credentials, build your brand, and interact with the media on behalf of your company and yourself. 


11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Step Up & Rise

The WE Group discusses the power of community and how to harness collective strength in order to build confidence for the next step in your career.


11:35 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Remarks