The conference will take place on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
GALVESTON, TX – August 19, 2021 – Each year, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrates and honors a group of notable women who are making a difference in the region.
Seven magnificent women will be honored at the 14th Annual Galveston Women’s Conference on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.
The women to be recognized at the conference include:
- Peggy Cornelius, Owner of Tom’s Thumb Nursery
- Theresa Elliott, General Manager of Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites
- Dr. Jennifer Goodman, Superintendent of Odyssey Academy
- Lisa Halili, Owner of Prestige Oysters
- Sue Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of the Nia Cultural Center
- Caroline Le, Owner of Joy Nails
- Kimmy Matthews, Owner of Kimmy’s Boutique.
“We are proud of our 14-year history in celebrating the accomplishments of women,” said Gina M. Spagnola, president and chief executive officer of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. “These seven outstanding women leaders serve as role models, leading the way in the respective fields and making a unique and significant impact on our community. The positive influence they make every day is commendable and we are proud to honor them as women of the year.”
Oscar-nominated actress, author and healthy-lifestyle advocate Mariel Hemingway will serve as the keynote speaker, and the president and chief growth officer at Splunk Inc., Teresa Carlson, will serve as an honorary speaker for the 14th Annual Galveston Women’s Conference, which is expected to attract more than 1,000 attendees. The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, the oldest chamber of commerce in Texas established in 1845, will host this event on October 28, 2021, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Moody Gardens Convention Center on Galveston Island.