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ICYMI: Naomi Simson to headline Women in Travel Awards

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In case you missed it, we had some pretty huge news this week.

We can officially confirm entrepreneur Naomi Simson will be headlining the upcoming Women in Travel Awards.

To say we’re excited is an understatement.

Naomi’s list of credentials is the stuff of career dreams.

As one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders, Naomi Simson is known as the founding director of online experience retailer RedBalloon.

She’s an investor on Network Ten’s popular television series Shark Tank, a business blogger and author and is now co-founder of the newly formed The Big Red Group (BRG) an organisation housing her 4 businesses RedBalloon, Redii, Wrapped and The Huddle.

Naomi has received a number of high profile awards including the 2008 National Telstra Business Women Awards for Innovation, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Industry category winner 2011, and Lifetime Achievement Silver Stevie Award 2013.

Naomi is the author of three books including the bestseller Live What You Love, I Want What She’s Having and Ready to Soar.

So how can you see Naomi Simson in person?

BUY TICKETS TO WOMEN IN TRAVEL NOW!

Travel Weekly is proud to present the Women in Travel Awards held on 27 November at Doltone House Darling Island.

To see which incredible women made the shortlist, click here

The awards night will be a gala cocktail party where we will also be announcing Travel Weekly’s Power List – recognising the 15 most influential women in the Australia travelscape.

More than just recognition, the Awards provide an opportunity for new business opportunities and network expansion, as well as a chance to learn from some of the most empowering and inspiring women in your industry.

Come along, gush over winners and finalists, and mingle with the industry’s best.

Buy tickets to Women in Travel now!

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