Women In Automotive 2021 Conference

December 12, 2021 - December 13, 2021


We’re back! Women in Automotive is so excited to return to sunny Orlando, Florida to return to our annual on-site conference! We have been taking this ‘year off’ to restructure our conference and bring to our audience, new and old, a brand new experience with exciting new workshop tracks, inspirational speakers and expanded networking opportunities for those in and around the automotive industry!


Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL

1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836

Set beside a lake, this 21-acre upscale resort hotel is a mile from the Walt Disney World Resort® and 8.4 miles from Universal Studios Florida.

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If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt directly at 877-803-7534.

Please note that NO ONE representing staff at the hotel or Women In Automotive will be reaching out to you with booking offers outside of the ones listed on this page.


Sessions times are at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST.
1:00 pm - 1:48 pm

This year has been challenging, to say the least. We’ve heard you loud and clear on what you want to hear about. This first virtual event in our series is designed to help each of us as individuals, members of groups, and leaders to innovate our methods as we lead through crisis. How are organizations […]

Dana W. White Chief Communications Officer / Hyundai Motor North America
Joni Stuker President and Founder / Owner Connect
Kendra Koski-Sachs General Sales Manager / Baxter Auto Group
Marisabel Cole Dealer Network & Investment Manager (Florida, Caribbean) / General Motors
Sallie Reid Vice President - People & Culture / ACV Auctions
Scotty Reiss WIA Board Member and Founder / A Girls Guide to Cars
Veronica Dunford WIA Board Member and EVP, Strategic Partnerships / DealerBuilt - LightYear Dealer Technologies
Vylet McCrory
Assistant Manager in the Dealer Retail Channel of Customer Care and Aftersales General Motors
Bobbie Herron
WIA Board Member and CEO & Founder The Bees Knees Automotive Agency
Anne Francis
Vice President, Development Step Up For Students
Elgie Bright
Northwood University, Professor, Department Chair, Automotive Marketing/Management Northwood University
Anese Cavanaugh
IEP Method Creator, Speaker, Author, Culture & Leadership Game Changer
Chip Perry
CEO & President A2Z Sync
Natalia Giner
Head of Product A2Z Sync
Kathy Cunningham
Founder and President Advanced Marketing Strategies
Steve Zabawa
Co-Founder WebBuy
Scotty Reiss
WIA Board Member and Founder A Girls Guide to Cars

What is Women In Automotive?

Want to be inspired to begin or advance your automotive journey? This conference presents a united, strong and empowering message that there is a place for Women in Automotive! Dealership Owners, HR Personnel, Salespeople, Service Writers, Administrators, Marketers and anyone else affiliated with the automotive industry will come away from this event with new information to help them further their careers, as well as those of their female counterparts.