The Odyssey Network Business Retreat celebrated its 20th anniversary in May of 2019 and remains the premier invitation and referral-only event for multicultural women. We offer a secure and trusted environment for multicultural women to network, strategize, and explore the unique challenges we face.
Our Corporate BootCamp attendees arrive early and experience our one of a kind – unique curriculum. Over 38 Fortune 500 companies participate in this program.
The Odyssey Network Business Retreat begins with daily sunrise yoga, fitness walks and a Business Breakfast Roundtable Series. (Includes CLE and CME courses/credits).
It continues with thought-provoking keynotes, business panels, sessions, and lunch roundtables.
Afternoons offer personal and professional workshops that encourage women to brush up on their skill sets, relax, reduce stress, and venture out.
Evenings continue with our legendary networking Theme Dinners and end with a visit to the iconic Odyssey Lounge.
Our audience consists of a mix of affluent and influential multicultural women who have achieved the title of CEO, President, Vice President, CFO, CDO, Sr. Executives, Physicians, Attorneys, Seasoned Entrepreneurs, Academic Thought Leaders and many others.
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On May 21, 2019 women gathered from around the world to celebrate Odyssey’s 20th anniversary at the Ritz Carlton, Naples Florida. From Dubai, The Netherlands, London, Switzerland and all points USA they came to be in the company of their sisters and reinforce the need to network, learn and support each other in a trusted and intimate environment.
The energy, spirit and atmosphere was electric! From our unique business content to the surprise charitable donations to the incredible Theme Nights – participants reveled in the 20th anniversary celebration.
Complete with world-class cuisine, energetic networking, special honorees, themed attire and top-shelf entertainment, these epic evenings have catapulted our reputation into the stratosphere.
EXUBERANT | Saluting Our Brightest Stars …A New Generation Of Leaders Emerge
Sponsor: The Coca-Cola Company
Honoree: Lori George Billingsley, Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, The Coca Cola Company
PROCLAIM | Praising Women Around The World
…’It’s Our Time’…Right Here, Right Now!
Celebration: Diwali – The Festival of Lights
Honorees: The Cyber Code Twins – America Lopez & Penelope Lopez
GRATITUDE | Giving Thanks… Our Rock, Our Foundation, Our Inspiration
…Thank You Prudential for your support and empowering women around the world!
Title Sponsor: 20 years and counting!
Celebration: Times Square – Drop The Ball!
Honoree: Cicely Tyson
JUBILANT | Stepping Out On Faith
…The Journey Continues – looking back and moving forward
Celebration: Be Well
Sponsored By: AT&T The Humanity of Connection