When is the conference?

The 2017 conference is a two day event on Saturday 14 – Sunday 15, 2017.  Since Sunday is a BONUS day, we do not sell individual tickets for either Saturday or Sunday only unless you are only attend the EXPO (Shopping and activities upstairs only).

How long is the conference?

Saturday, January 14, 2017 will be from 8a.m.-8p.m. and Sunday, January 15, 2017 will be from 10 a.m.- 5p.m.

Where is the conference?

Holiday Inn 57th Street, 440 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Do you have a room block?

Yes! Call the hotel ASAP at Call 212-581-8100 and use our group code: “Women Doing It Big” to book a room at our discounted rate of $165 per night or book your room online at http://tinyurl.com/womendoingitbig.  The reservation block of rooms are set aside and guaranteed until December 12, 2016.

How much are the tickets and what does it include?

Early bird tickets through November 30, 2016 are $247 each; with a fee charge of $7.17 for each ticket purchased via eventbrite. After this date, the ticket will be it’s regular price of $297.

Your ticket includes:

  • Catered Lunch on Saturday
  • Catered Brunch on Sunday
  • Main Stage Master Classes Saturday & Sunday
  • Celebrity Panel Discussions Saturday & Sunday
  • WDIB Awards show Saturday & Sunday
  • Lil’ Mo Concert Saturday
  • Networking Saturday & Sunday
  • Fur Party & Fashion Show by Antonovich Furs Sunday
  • “Ask Me Anything” All-Male Roundtable
  • Live Band, Music & Entertainment
  • Women Doing It Big Swag Bag + Women Doing It Big Commemorative Magazine   
  • All day access on Saturday and Sunday to the Exhibit Hall, featuring local and women-owned businesses.   

Can I purchase a ticket for Saturday or Sunday only?

No. The tickets are purchased for a one day event on Saturday, January 14, 2017; with Sunday, January 15, 2017 being a BONUS day that was added as a gift to all attendees. If you can only attend one day, that is fine.

How do I register? What time is registration?

Register on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 a.m. at the conference registration desk.

Register on Sunday, January 15, 2017 – Walk into the conference room with your wristband and badge. No registration required.

Please bring your ticket and photo ID to the registration desk. Register on Saturday before 9a.m. on site to receive a $200 Gift Coupon to Antonovich Furs + 2 FREE raffle tickets for our HOME MAKEOVER raffle! We are giving away over $2500 in home goods (First 100 registrants only).

Who is speaking this year?

Information changes frequently as speakers are confirmed; please check Womendoingitbig.com for updated information. Speakers are subject to change at organizers discretion.

Can I cancel my ticket?

There are no refunds or exchanges.

Can I get a discounted ticket?

No. It cost a lot to coordinate this event and we can’t. Sorry.

How can I become a sponsor?


How can I become an exhibitor?

Visit http://womendoingitbig.org/exhibit/

For questions, press inquiries or more information call 917-652-1371 or email info@TianaVonJohnson.com

How can I get a press pass?

Visit http://womendoingitbig.org/press/

Who will be attending the event?

Beginning and experienced entrepreneurs, speakers, coaches, consultants, authors, trainers, experts, internet marketers, info-preneurs, aspiring TV/radio/media personalities, actors, entertainers, lawyers, ministers and anyone who is interested in intense personal and business development.  

What if I have dietary restrictions?

There is an option for you to put your dietary restrictions in the check-out section when you purchase your ticket. We will try to accommodate your needs as best as we can.

Where will I be seated?

Requests for special seating cannot be accommodated.  

Does the venue have Wi-Fi available?


Will there be special accommodations for those with physical limitations?

Reasonable accommodations will be made for attendees with special needs. There is an option for you to check in the check-out section when you purchase your ticket.

Are men allowed to attend the conference?

Yes. We welcome and encourage men to attend.

Are children and teens allowed to attend the conference?

Yes. We welcome mature children and teens. There are discounted tickets for children and teens. No children under 12 years old allowed.  Women Doing It Big founder Tiana Von Johnson is all about encouraging the youth to tap into their inner passion and began building their brand through entrepreneurship. Feel free to bring your teenagers to the event.     

I have another question. Who can help me?

Call 917-652-1371 or email info@TianaVonJohnson.com

Who produces the conference?

Tiana Von Johnson. Visit TianaVonJohnson.com for her bio.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

A photo ID is required when you register at the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. Please bring your ticket and photo ID to the registration desk.

If I already registered but cannot attend, can I send someone else in my place?

Yes. Contact us at info@tianavonjohnson.com to let us know the new attendees name so that we can have a badge for them upon their arrival.

What should I wear?

Comfortable attire. Flat shoes may be wise.

How can I become a speaker or performer at the conference?

We are 100% full, however, send your bio to info@tianavonjohnson.com to be considered for a feature in our 50 Fab Females list.

How can I become a volunteer at the conference?

We are 100% full.

How can I work behind the scenes for the conference production team?

We are 100% full.

Do you provide transportation to and from the conference?

No. All transportation arrangements are the responsibility of attendees.

Is Sign Language interpretation available at the conference?


Does my ticket include hotel accommodations?


Call 212-581-8100 and use our group code: “Women Doing It Big” to book a room at our discounted rate of $165 per night or book your room online at http://tinyurl.com/womendoingitbig.  The reservation block of rooms are set aside and guaranteed until December 12, 2016.

Are meals included with my ticket purchase?

Yes. Lunch will be served on Saturday. Brunch will be served on Sunday.

Am I responsible for arranging and paying for my own air travel?


Can I make an announcement at the event?

We are delighted when women choose to celebrate special occasions at our events. However, due to the number of announcements that must be made in order to keep the event flowing smoothly it is extremely rare that we have the opportunity to make birthday, anniversary, or other personal announcements. Thank you for understanding.  

Is the conference available in Spanish or other languages?


Can I purchase a ticket at the event?

No. This is an exclusive VIP Advance tickets only event. Secure your VIP seat ASAP! Registration ends on December 10, 2016.  

Will I be able to take pictures or get an autograph from the speakers/artists?

Yes you will be able to take pictures. However, you will not be able to take pictures or receive autographs from the Celebrity speakers/artists unless you upgrade your ticket for the celebrity meet-n-greet. More information will be sent early January.

Can I bring food/drinks with me?

Unfortunately, the facility forbids bringing outside food and drinks into their building.

Is there parking at the venue?

The hotel offers parking for $47. There are other parking garages in the area that varies in price. Please google the garages in the area before your arrival to insure you are getting the best parking desired. There is metered parking on the streets, however, we would advise all attendees to park in a parking garage to insure your car is not ticketed. As well as, so you do not have to continuously interrupt the event in order to attend the meters all day.  

Are pets allowed?


Is smoking allowed?

No. It is a smoke-fee facility.

Is there ramp access at the venus?


Is there an elevator at the venue?


How far is the venue from the airport?

55 minutes from John F. Kennedy airport.  

40 minutes from LaGuardia Airport

35 minutes from Newark airport.

What will the weather be like?

The event is during the winter season which means it will be extremely cold and may even be snowing. Dress heavy and warm.  

Are there discounts for groups?

Email info@tianavonjohnson.com

May I bring a friend, child, or family member with me?

No. Guests may not accompany you to the event unless they are registered for the event themselves.

Are there parking, hotel, or travel arrangements for volunteers?

No. Volunteers are responsible for any parking fees, hotel and travel expenses.

If I can’t be there for the entire scheduled time, but can make it to most of the event, may I still volunteer?

No. You must be available for the entire scheduled volunteer time.

How can I get featured in the Women Doing It Big Magazine?

Contact us at info@TianaVonJohnson.com

Can I purchase a video of the event?