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The WITH National Conference, held in San Diego California, is the premier women's conference of its kind in the Western US. It will bring together more than 300 industry professionals, corporate partners, students, and entrepreneurs for learning, and networking with executives and peers while building long-lasting relationships. This full-day conference will feature a program developed by experts and delivered by some of the most well-known and trusted names in the industry. Presentations, workshops, and panel discussions will focus on cutting-edge strategies that motivate, inspire and lead women to grow, prosper, and advance their careers. The key issues addressed will include professional growth; what's next for hospitality; building your resilience, competitive advantage, and sustainability; technology; creating generational wealth, and increasing diversity and inclusion within the industry.

W.I.T.H. supports, empowers, and strengthens diversity and inclusion for women in the hospitality industry and provides education, leadership strategies, mentorship, and networking opportunities in a forward-thinking environment. 

Clara Carter is President and Founder of the Multi-Cultural Convention Services Network (MCCSN), Inc., a woman-owned DBE certified business that provides global hotel sourcing, event management, and consulting, services to associations, corporations, and leisure travel clients. MCCSN produces the annual Women in Tourism and Hospitality W.I.T.H. National Conference and Awards Luncheon.

With over 20 years' as a hospitality industry trailblazer, Ms. Carter has won numerous awards and recognitions. Her programs and events have generated millions of tourism dollars and fostered diversity and inclusion in the city of San Diego.