Nominations are Now OPEN for the 2020 Women in Tourism and Hospitality (W.I.T.H.) Conference.

Show your appreciation by nominating a business colleague or mentor who has changed the landscape of Tourism and Hospitality in San Diego.

Think of a woman you’ve worked with, or a peer, who would be perfect for this honor. A role model, an achiever, a woman who combines extraordinary imagination and generosity with realism and action. A woman whose outstanding contributions to the tourism and hospitality industry deserve the spotlight.

A game changer, a rule breaker, a trailblazer. A woman who is W.I.T.H. it!

This is your opportunity to recognize a woman who has motivated and inspired you and/or others through their standout qualities and attributes over the past years that make your nominee W.I.T.H. it!



Some of the industry sectors considered for awards include:

  • Travel and Tourism

  • Education and Technology

  • Recreation Arts and Entertainment

  • Lodging and Suppliers

  • Food and Beverage


Award winners will be honored at W.I.T.H. Conference during the Awards Luncheon at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego-Mission Valley.

*Maximum of 2 nominations per company


To nominate your candidate, Please complete the form below

Nominee Name: *
Nominee Name:
Nominee Phone
Nominee Phone
**Nominee must be someone affiliated with the San Diego Hospitality and Tourism Industry sectors below
Nominator Work Phone
Nominator Work Phone
The qualities and attributes that make your nominee WITH it!  Your comments, will be used to help judge the nominee.  In 500 words or less please discuss your nominee’s demonstrated leadership within her own organization and her community through her roles.  Include information such as:
  • Number of years working in the industry or sector
  • Level of seniority or position achieved, such as vice-president, president or CEO
  • Number of years in an executive position
  • Experience within various sectors of tourism and hospitality industries
  • Experience in non-traditional roles
  • Impact on the industry or sector
  • Achievements as an industry/sector role model and leader
  • Commitment to and support for professional development and education
  • Meaningful contributions to the advancement of the Hospitality and Tourism  Industry
  • Contributions to the professional development of others including advocating for, promoting and advancing women to roles of increased responsibility
  • Any additional “standout” information you would like to share with the committee Comments (500 words or less)
  • Nominations close Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5pm (PST).