Recap: 2019 StayBoutique Live, The Female Empowerment Edition

February 13, 2019
The Reef in Los Angeles

Note: The 2019 Female Empowerment Edition was a part of a three-day event called StayBoutique Live, The Trifecta

Transformed from the (Travel Industry) Executive Women’s Conference, The Female Empowerment Edition recognizes women internationally who lead in fields related to boutique, hospitality, travel, and tourism. This conference consciously creates a forum for women to support each other and to discuss, debate, and deliberate on issues of importance as it relates to the modern female achiever. As our community grows, we feel it’s important to tackle issues that influential women in the travel, tourism, boutique, and hospitality spaces much face. We consciously support all avenues to success for our network of femme entrepreneurs and professionals. Throughout the day StayBoutique held their first-ever immersive trade show experience.


The Speakers

FRANCES & ARIELA KIRADJIAN, CO-FOUNDERS, STAY BOUTIQUE
LISA ODENWELLER, FOUNDER, BEAMING & KROMA
APRIL UCHITEL, CEO, VIOLET GREY
NICOLE CENTENO, FOUNDER & CEO, SPLENDID SPOON
CHELSEA NASSIB, FOUNDER, TAPPAN
COLY DEN HAAN, FOUNDER, VINOVORE
KIM MALEK, FOUNDER & CEO, SALT AND STRAW
SARA TAN, SENIOR WEST COAST FASHION & BEAUTY EDITOR, BUSTLE
MELISSA BIGGS BRADLEY, FOUNDER, INDAGARE
KATHARINE POLK, FOUNDER, KRP CREATIVE & HOUGHTON NYC
JASH MEHTA, CO-FOUNDER, POP & BOTTLE
CARLY STEIN, FOUNDER. BEEKEEPERS NATURALS
ARA KATZ, CO-FOUNDER & CO-CEO, SEED
LOLA LANGUSTA, FOUNDER, STONED FOX
BIANCA MONICA, FOUNDER, LIMONE CREATIVE
EVELYN RUSLI, CO-FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, YUMI
CAITLYN CHASE, FOUNDER, CAVIAR & CASHMERE
VICTORIA HOFF, WELLNESS EDITOR & MANAGING EDITOR, THE/THIRTY
NATALIE ALCALA, FOUNDER, FASHION MAMAS
MICHELLE PLANTA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CREATIVE STRATEGY, CLIQUE BRANDS
ANITA PATRICKSON, FOUNDER & CEO, AMANU
CHRISTY BAIRD, FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, LOHO BRIDE
RACHEL HAZLETT, CEO, LUCKY 420
ANGELA MOU, FOUNDER, ELEVATE JANE
APRIL BROWN, CO-FOUNDER, THE JUNE MOTEL



The Activations


We are a Family!
Who Serves All Day Alcohol and CBD


The Venue


The Sponsors

Stoned Fox
Tempur Sealy
Enseo
Aka Serviced Residences
Luxe Collection
iVvy
Greenberg Traurig
The Rainmaker Group
The Gettys Group
Suitelife Insurance
Eugene Stoltzfus Furniture Design
Hotel Emporium
Atomic
Allbridge
Westminster
Mill + Thread
simplehuman
Eight Inc
Beyond TV
LATHER
Aperol Spritz
Rise Brewing Co
Raw Juicery
Canyon Coffee
Beekeeper’s Naturals
Gem * Bolt Mezcal
La Colombe Coffee Roasters
Aurora Elixirs
Black Bow Sweets
Art of Tea
Wanderfuel
Tonic
R + E
MAKEREADY
Love + Destroy
High & Dry
Harry Roa Studio
Devall Design Home
Catherine Fulmer
Bravo Your City
CLR Home Staging
The Line Hotel
The Agency
Conquer Credit Management
The Lodging Conference
AAHOA
Hotec Design
The Bosco
Hotpoint
Colors Collective
Nuun
Topo Chico
Boxed Water is Better
88 Acres
Pop & Bottle
Dirty Lemon
Public Goods
JUST Water
Four Sigmatic
COOLA
Simply Gum
Good Day Chocolate
SMASHMALLOW
Icelandic Glacial
Skinny Dipped Almonds
Supergoop!
Digital Travel
Canadian Lodging News
Hotel Executive
Hotel Business
Hospitality Design
Today’s Hotelier
Hotel Management
Boutique Design
Hospitality Net
Hotel News Now


The Agenda

8:00 – 10:00 am B-Fast
Get Your Breakfast Grub @ The Stay Boutique Food Hall | Smoothies Hosted by Splendid Spoon | Immerse Yourself in the World of Cannabis @ The Stoned Fox Pop-Up | Explore Boutique Brands, Concepts & Experiences @ The Stay Boutique Village | Meet Fellow Female Boutique Minds @ The Stay Boutique Lounges

10:00 – 10:05 am Welcome
with Frances & Ariela Kiradjian, Co-Founders, Stay Boutique

10:05 – 10:20 am Story
I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Salt & Straw

with Kim Malek, Founder & CEO, Salt and Straw

10:20 – 10:45 am Spotlight
Boutique Wellness and Business Lessons

with Lisa Odenweller, Founder, Beaming & Kroma Superfoods
Interviewed by Frances Kiradjian, Co-Founder & CEO, Stay Boutique and BLLA

10:45 – 11:10 am Spotlight
Being a Boutique Female CEO

with April Uchitel, CEO, VIOLET GREY
Interviewed by Anita Patrickson, Founder & CEO, Amanu

11:10 – 11:30 am Spotlight
Living Clean, Living Boutique

Carly Stein, Founder. Beekeepers Naturals
Interviewed by Sara Tan, Senior West Coast Fashion & Beauty Editor, Bustle

11:30 am – Noon Morning Break
The Drinks & Snacks are on us @ The Stay Boutique Food Hall | Immerse Yourself in the World of Cannabis @ The Stoned Fox Pop-Up | Explore Boutique Brands, Concepts & Experiences @ The Stay Boutique Village | Meet Fellow Female Boutique Minds @ The Stay Boutique Lounges

Noon – 12:10 pm Story
The Mother-Daughter Duo Behind the Boutique Movement

with Frances & Ariela Kiradjian, Co-Founders, Stay Boutique

12:10 – 12:40 pm Spotlight
Clarifying Boutique Wellness Culture and Being a Female Leader

with Nicole Centeno, Founder & CEO, Splendid Spoon
Interviewed by Victoria Hoff, Wellness Editor & Managing Editor, The/Thirty

12:40 – 12:50 pm Story
The Boutique Motel Reimagined

with April Brown, Co-Founder, The June Motel

12:50 – 1:30 pm Panel
HOSTED BY STONED FOX
Leading Ladies of Boutique Cannabis, the Emerging Industry Empowering Women

with Lola Langusta, Founder, Stoned Fox
Rachel Hazlett, CEO, Lucky 420
Angela Mou, Founder, Elevate Jane
Interviewed by Bianca Monica, Founder, Limone Creative

1:30 – 3:00 pm Lunch
Stay Full & Stay Drunk @ The Stay Boutique Food Hall | Immerse Yourself in the World of Cannabis @ The Stoned Fox Pop-Up | Explore Boutique Brands, Concepts & Experiences @ The Stay Boutique Village | Meet Fellow Female Boutique Minds @ The Stay Boutique Lounges

2:00 – 2:30 pm The Stay Boutique Salon
Women in Boutique Wine

with Coly Den Haan, Founder, Vinovore

3:00 – 3:20 pm Spotlight
Cleaning Up Coffee

Jash Mehta, Co-Founder, Pop & Bottle
Interviewed by Natalie Alcala, Founder, Fashion Mamas

3:20 – 3:40 pm Spotlight
Boutique Modern Bridal and New Chapters

with Katharine Polk, Founder, KRP Creative & HOUGHTON NYC
Interviewed by Christy Baird, Founder & Creative Director, LOHO Bride

3:40 – 4:00 pm Spotlight
Globalizing Culture, Art, and the Maintenance of Boutique

with Chelsea Nassib, Founder, Tappan
Interviewed by Caitlyn Chase, Founder, Caviar & Cashmere

4:00 – 4:15 pm Story
Boutique Baby Food by Boutique Babes

Evelyn Rusli, Co-Founder & President, Yumi
Interviewed by Ariela Kiradjian, COO, BLLA & Co-Founder, Stay Boutique

4:15 – 4:35 pm Spotlight
The Woman Spearheading Boutique Science

Ara Katz, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Seed
Interviewed by Michelle Planta, Executive Director & Creative Strategy, Clique Brands

4:35 – 5:00 pm Keynote
with Melissa Biggs Bradley, Founder, Indagare
Interviewed by Frances Kiradjian, Co-Founder & CEO, Stay Boutique & BLLA

5:00 – 7:00 pm Bottoms Up
The Stay Boutique Galentine’s Day Party