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2017 W.I.T.H. It! Video, Clara Carter, Peggy Cooper and Denise Jackson


2017 W. I. T. H. HONOREE Interview – Denise Jackson and Peggy Cooper


2017 W.I.T.H. Awards Lucy Burni, Burni Enterprise


2017 W.I.T.H. Awards Julia Slocombe, Smart City


2016 Acknowledgements – Women in Hospitality and Tourism


2016 Women Visionary Luncheon Program Event Video


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2016 Visionary Women Leading the Way – BIOS

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MCCSN to Announce Six Female Stars Who Are Changing the Game

SAN DIEGO, CA January 30, 2017 – For the second year in a row MCCSN’s annual women’s history month celebration will culminate with the MCCSN award honoring Women in Tourism and Hospitality – the W.I.T.H. San Diego Awards. With its focus on issues relating to women in the workplace at all stages of their careers and the changing landscape of Hospitality and Tourism, MCCSN is the premier organization recognizing the contributions of women professionals in the San Diego metro-area. The 2017 W.I.T.H. Awards will continue MCCSN’s tradition of honoring well known, respected and influential women at the pinnacle of their careers during national women’s history month.

The 2017 Honorees include Patti Roscoe, Founder of PRA Destination Management Company; Rebecca Aguilera-Gardiner Co-owner Diego & Sons Printing; Denise Jackson President and CEO Balboa Travel Management; Gina Champion-Cain President and CEO American National Investments, Inc.; Shirley Hirai Manager of Equal Opportunity, Port of San Diego; and Sue Botos VP, Community Relations San Diego Padres.

The 2017 committee includes the 2016 Honorees who are enthusiastically lending their support to encourage industry professionals to attend this year’s program, in an effort to increase attendance from last year’s sell out event of 200 plus industry professionals. With the support of our 2016 Honorees, we are anticipating doubling the size of the event from last year.

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MCCSNs Inaugural Luncheon Honors Six Outstanding Women in San Diego’s Hospitality and Tourism Market

Event Celebrated “Women Leading the Way in Hospitality and Tourism”.

San Diego, March 22, 2016 – More than 200 people attended the Multi-Cultural Convention Services Network’s (MCCSN’s) first inaugural Women Visionaries Luncheon celebrating Women Leading the Way in Hospitality and Tourism Thursday, March 17 at the Lafayette Hotel in San Diego. The sold-out luncheon attended by tourism executives, industry professionals, business leaders, renowned guests and students, celebrated six outstanding women whose achievements, leadership, courage, strength and passion have helped build the hospitality industry and shape its future in San Diego and abroad.

The event featured an exhilarating luncheon and awards program moderated by Peggy Cooper, Community Relations Specialist at the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, which included a panel of six honorees, Lucy Burni, President of Burni Enterprises; Maureen Carew, General Manager at the Courtyard Rancho Bernardo Marriott; Karima Zaki, founder of sanctuate! a Tech-Spa; Julia Slocombe, Vice President of Operations at Smart City Networks; Terri Breining, President of the Breining Group; and Christine Shimasaki, Managing Director, at Destination Marketing Association International. These phenomenal women motivated and inspired guests and provided a better appreciation for the work they do, as well as, insights into the future of the meetings industry for women.

“The inaugural Luncheon went above and beyond any of our expectations, which is a testament to the support and commitment of the individuals who make up this dynamic industry,” said MCCSN founder and event producer, Clara Carter.

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SIX WOMEN Execs Set to Inspire at First Women’s Hospitality & Tourism …

Thursday, March 10, 2016 – Thursday March 17th, six female executives are set to Motivate and inspire an anticipated audience of 300 at the historic Lafayette Hotel. The luncheon event will kick off promptly at 11:30 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m.

Attendees can expect to receive…….

Motivation, inspiration, lunch, live entertainment, swag bags, photographer, door prizes and powerful networking.

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Media Contact: Cheryl Morrow
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Celebrating Women in Hospitality and Tourism Visionary Luncheon

San Diego, CA February 26, 2016 — the Multi-Cultural Convention Services Network (MCCSN) and committee are just 3 weeks out from what promises to be a wonderful afternoon of inspiration, motivation and FUN! As we celebrate Women History Month in honoring six visionary leaders in San Diego’s tourism market.

On Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the historic Lafayette Hotel in North Park San Diego, 300 influential business owners, senior business executives, trailblazing entrepreneurs and rising stars in the industry are expected to fill the ballroom to help celebrate our honorees. Our theme is “Women Leading the Way in Hospitality and Tourism.” Event start time is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Inaugural Women in Hospitality and Tourism Visionary Luncheon

San Diego, CA February 3, 2016 — the Multi-Cultural Convention Services Network (MCCSN) will present its inaugural Women’s History Month Luncheon by celebrating visionary women Leading the Way in Hospitality and Tourism.

On Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the historic Lafayette Hotel, located in the heart of vivacious North Park San Diego, six visionary women will inspire, motivate and promote leadership excellence to an anticipated 300 influential business owners, senior business executives, trailblazing entrepreneurs and rising stars in the hospitality and tourism industries.

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