Schedule of Events

An event designed to inspire and motivate professional women and small businesses who want to pursue diversity in their leadership ranks!

Friday Aug. 28  to Monday Aug. 31

Impact Summit HeaderVideo Premier: Friday 1 p.m.

Opening Session: Friday 4 p.m. - Live Q&A with Sandra Shpilberg

Private Watch Parties & Online Discussion: Friday - Monday

Closing Session: Monday 12 p.m. - Live Q&A with Lisa Dinhofer

In accordance with social distancing protocols, the 2020 Virtual IMPACT Summit is designed for small groups to view together in private watch parties, or for indvidual registrants to participate in virtual conversations in a private online forum. However you choose to watch, the 2020 IMPACT Summit will be a powerful experience that fosters important discussions and inspires us in this uncertain time. 

The 2020 Virtual IMPACT Summit will be a video presentation featuring nearly two hours of inspiring stories and expert insights from our five standout speakers. Registered participants will have the opportunity to come together virtually or plan their own small group watch parties to discuss “The Relentless Pursuit” that drives women, entrepreneurs and all humans to persist when faced with a great challenge.

Our Theme: The Relentless Pursuit

The theme, "The Relentless Pursuit," will frame topics covered by speakers in three sub-categories: 

  • Diversity and the pursuit of female leadership across all sectors
  • Success and how female entrepreneurs should define it
  • Thriving, with insights about how individuals and business leaders can sustain through COVID-19 pandemic

Our Speakers

Liz Sara
General Ann Dunwoody
Monique Picou
Sandra Shpilberg
Lisa Dinhofer

Sponsorships

Corporate Sponsorships

All corporate sponsors will be recognized as event sponsors and may share the link with their employees to watch as part of leadership or diversity training. Group discussion questions are provided. Employees are invited to join the private virtual discussion as well as 1-2 live Q&A webinars with our speakers. In addition, the following benefits apply: 

$250

weVENTURE will recognize your business in the virtual discussion group and submit a ¼ page ad for the PDF program.  

$500

Business will have the opportunity to post graphic/photo ad in the virtual discussion group and submit a ½ page ad for the PDF program.

$1,000

Business will have the opportunity to submit video content to the virtual discussion group and submit full page ad for the PDF Program. 

$2,500+

weVENTURE will work hand-in-hand with businesses investing over $2,500 to customize a benefits package that meets their giving goals and exceeds their value expectations.

Corporate sponsors are encouraged to use their program ad to promote "swag" discounts, branded resources or promo codes that summit participants can access from your website or business directly. We would also welcome donated tangible items that we can give away during our virtual discussion sessions.

League of Extraordinary Investors

$1,000

An individual's annual commitment of philanthropic support of weVENTURE. Includes recognition at all weVENTURE events throughout the year and complimentary access for sponsor or their staff to weVENTURE Business Education Programming.  All LEI members will be recognized in the virtual discussion group and in a full page ad in PDF program. Includes link to host your own private watch party. If social distance protocols allow, LEI members will be invited to a VIP watch party and cocktail reception on Friday, Aug. 28. We encourage corporate sponsors to make their ad for the program -  SWAG discounts, resources or promo codes that summit participants can access from your website or partners. If you have anything tangible to donate that we can give away during our virtual discussion session following the event, that would be welcomed as well.

Ticket Information

Student: $20 for Florida Tech Students

Includes link to watch and invitation to join private virtual group discussion as well as 1-2 live Q&A webinars with our speakers.

General: $50 for individual registration

Includes link to watch and invitation to join private virtual group discussion as well as 1-2 live Q&A webinars with our speakers.

 Watch Party: $250 for private small groups watch parties

Gather with friends or colleagues to watch the 2020 IMPACT Summit in person or virtually, at a time convenient for you.
Group discussion questions provided and host packet included.
*Virtual meeting platform provided if needed (contingent on 8x8 partnership)
Up to 10 registered individuals invited to join the private virtual discussion as well as 1-2 live Q&A webinars with our speakers.

Register for IMPACT Summit 2020

weVENTURE’s 2020 Virtual IMPACT summit is a leadership and diversity training event for small businesses, corporations and professional women.  weVENTURE is funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and is required to collect and report on certain information from each client who attends a weVENTURE training or counseling session, including the client’s full name, date of birth and home address. By registering for the 2020 IMPACT Summit, I understand that any information disclosed will be held in strict confidence. (SBA will not provide your personal information to commercial entities.) I authorize SBA to furnish relevant information to the assigned management counselor(s). I further understand that the counselor(s) agrees not to 1) recommend goods or services from sources in which he/she has an interest, and 2) accept fees or commission developing from this counseling relationship.  In consideration of the counselor(s) furnishing management or technical assistance, I waive all claims against SBA personnel, and that of its Resource Partners and host organizations, arising from this assistance. 

By continuing with this registration process I acknowledge the statement above.