2017 ABWA Regional Conferences

Featured Speakers | Seminar Descriptions | Housing Information

Mark Your Calendar for the
2017 Regional Conference Season

ABWA offers you the opportunity to become the leader you have always aspired to be. Regional conferences are the springboard for you to learn more about the Association, Best Practices in league management and the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund.

Featured Speakers

2016-2017 ABWA National Board

Seated, left to right
National Vice President, Sharon Godbee
National President, Vanessa Willis
National Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani

Standing, left to right
District I Vice President, Felicia Johnson
District II Vice President, Julie Burch
District III Vice President, Jennie Darby
District IV Vice President, Delores McClain
District V Vice President, Mary Shindell
District VI Vice President, Melissa McCaughey





René Street
Executive Director
of the American Business 
Women's Association


Beverly Washington
Presenter in Long Beach, Calif.

With over 20 years of experience as a training professional, Beverly’s passion is to enhance, complement and develop individuals to their fullest potential.

Kelli Vrla
Presenter in Kansas City, Mo.

Kelli delighted radio listeners as a kickoff morning host on the nation’s first all-women talk radio station. She helps you stay less stressed and laser-focused on full-throttle productivity.

Beth Bednar
Presenter in Naples, Fla.

With 17 years in the world of television news, Beth knows how to reach an audience. For the past five years, she has turned her attention to a different kind of audience – seminar attendees who are trying to improve their lives through learning.