Hotel professionals from across Nevada will gather in The Orleans on November 4, 2021 for the annual Women in Lodging (WIF) 2021 conference hosted by the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA).

Ruth Furman

Scheduled from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at The Orleans Hotel, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., the event will provide an opportunity to connect with the leading hospitality professionals across the country while also networking and training in the industry to improve.

This year’s conference theme is “Raise Your Hand!”. with a focus on the importance of female specialists who “raise their hands” for professional advancement. The moderator and panel moderator Janice Tanaka will be accompanied by planned speakers:

· Chris Breed, Vice President Resort Operations for Soleil Management

· Mary Ann Burns, Vice President of Hotel Operations at Boyd Gaming

· Megan Archambeault, Vice President of Sales for MGM Grand and New York-New York

· Ruth Furman, Head of ImageWords Communications

Registration for the event is $ 25 for NHLA members and $ 50 for non-members. Conference sponsorship and vendor tables are also available. Further information and registration at

The NHLA is a high-profile, award-winning, nonprofit trade organization that has served the hospitality industry since 1979 by providing relevant communications, professional and leadership development opportunities, and comprehensive and robust educational resources and programs for the industry.

For more information on the NHLA, please visit