Why Attend

If it’s springtime in New York, then it’s time for the HBA Woman of the Year! This year’s dynamic, virtual event will offer maximum celebration and fun utilizing a versatile platform to deliver that stellar HBA experience you know so well. 

Let’s Celebrate – Our Industry 

  • Delight in the extraordinary wins of the industry and in individual achievements both big and small
  • Toast to the 20th anniversary of the Honorable Mentor award
  • Cheer on over 160 HBA Rising Stars and Luminaries

Let’s Connect – Together 
Connecting people is what we do best. Don’t miss out on myriad opportunities to (re)connect with the HBA community—with your people—and with industry leaders committed to the HBA mission.

  • Exclusive access to fellow attendees in our digital community 
  • Unique opportunities to connect with and inspire others in the virtual environment via chat or private watch groups (additional fees may apply)

Let’s Create – Space to Be Inspired 

  • Gain insight and exposure to the journeys of changemakers in the industry, including past winners of the Woman of the Year, Honorable Mentor and STAR awards
  • Participate in two pre-event webinars as we gear up for the big day

Let’s Commemorate – Have Fun 

  • Dress to the nines and show off your WOTY style—you never know who you might meet on the big screen
  • Enjoy HBA Red Carpet interviews from across the globe
  • Sign the Guest Book and leave a personal message for our honorees, Sandra, Rod and Susan. 
  • Put your best face forward with the HBA Selfie Station and share on social media