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Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick® presents this extraordinary 2-day conference for over 1,000 professional women (and smart men) in partnership with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center and Visitors Bureau and the Lipstick Foundation. This year’s conference theme, “The SASSY Revolution: Dream it! Live it! Be it! (Smart, Assertive, Strategic, Selfless and Young-at-heart) is a call to action for all women to lock arms and be part of the movement that empowers them to live a healthy, happy, balanced and purposeful life. Click here to view last year’s conference highlights.


1,000 women (and smart men), 50 vendors, 23 speakers, 2 days, 1 conference!

Come and experience a conference like no other! Prepare to learn, connect, be inspired, empowered and have fun! Featuring general and breakout sessions with renowned speakers and panelists on topics that women identify with for self-growth and business/professional development. There will be performers, an exhibitors’ hall, and an impressive silent auction benefiting women in the military through United Way of Broward County-Mission United. To top it all off, we are honoring six (6) prominent women with the International Women’s Leadership award.
The conference agenda will be released soon. Please check back.


Conference: On Friday, dress SASSY professional or cocktail. On Saturday, it’s SASSY dress down. SASSY bling t-shirts and baseball caps are on sale now and will be available at the conference and at SASSY Connections for purchase!!!  We request that everyone wear their SASSY t-shirt or a plain black t-shirt on Saturday for a photo op.

VIP Reception: (For VIP-Elite ticket holder only) SASSY professional or cocktail.  The VIP Reception will be held directly after the conference on Friday from 6pm-8pm at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. Although the hotel is only 5 minutes away, you may not have time to go back to the hotel to change. Come ready to go from SASSY day to SASSY night.


Friday, September 9th, 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, September 10th, 7:30am-1pm; Shopping and silent auction pickup: 1pm-2:30pm 
3pm-??? After hour poolside get-together at the Hilton Marina: Cash bar (for hotel guests only)

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 765-5900


The VIP Reception will be hosted by the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, located at 1881 SE 17th Street,, Fort Lauderdale,33316 on Friday, September 9th, from 6pm-8pm. VIP-Elite ticket holders are invited to come to this exclusive event and connect with celebrity speakers, sponsors, dignitaries and special guests.  Open bar, hors d’oeuvres and music are included.


Women and Men who:

  • are from all walks of life (professionalsentrepreneurs, top executives, staff, students, stay-at-home parents, retirees)

  • are interested in learning the tools to live a healthy, happy, balanced and purposeful life
  • are ready to take their life to the next level

  • are interested in self, business and professional development

  • want to rub elbows with leaders, celebrities and amazing people

  • want to connect at a deeper level with SASSY people (Smart, Assertive, Strategic, Selfless and Young-at-heart)


Stay close by at the SASSY and beautiful Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina and enjoy a weekend of relaxation, empowerment and sisterhood. We have a limited room block, so reserve today to get in on a great price! Click here for more information.

What women are saying…

Highlights of the 2015 SSL Conference

“Last Year was my second time as Emcee for the Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick conference and I was absolutely blown away by all of the phenomenal women in one room. I walked away inspired, exhilarated an enlightened. Not to mention, having made some new life-long friends. This event is one not to be missed!”

Julie Guy, Morning Show Host
Lite FM

Keynote Speakers

Lisa Oz

Co-Author of New York Times bestseller “YOU”, producer and entrepreneur. Editor at Large of the Dr. Oz, The Good Life Magazine

Mark Sanborn

Author, “The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary”, Internationally recognized as a leadership expert


Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

Founder/Chief Inspiration Officer, Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick, “The Holistic Psychotherapist”, Motivational Speaker, Author

International Women’s Leadership Honorees and “The Shoe” Panelists

Our honorees will take the stage and share their challenges and triumphs on “The Shoe”, our very upbeat and fun “talk show”. It’s like you are sitting with them in your living room having girl talk.  Of course, that means that you never know what secrets they will share.  


Kathleen Cannon

President/CEO, United Way of Broward County

Captain Patricia Cole, USN (Ret)

Deputy Director, Career Transition Services, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

Peggy Fucci

CEO/Broker, OneWorld Properties

Constance Jones

Emmy Nominated Award-Winning News Anchor/TV Personality & Reporter at WPLG-ABC Local 10

Dr. Traci Lynn

Motivational speaker, Founder/CEO of Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry

Mary Wong

President, Office Depot Foundation

Breakout Out Speakers

Alexa Carlin

Founder, Women Empower Expo, Motivational Speaker, Author of inspirational blog Hello Perfect®, Social Media Expert

Becky A. Davis

“Chief BOSSpreneur™”, Small Business Expert and Author

Lorraine Ladish

Founder and CEO of Viva Fifty, Writer, Editor, Speaker & Social Media Maven


Dr. Lanalee Araba Sam

Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SSL Board Member

Barb Schmidt

Founder, Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, Author, Speaker, Teacher of Mindfulness and Meditation, Tedx

Becca Tebon

Certified Holistic Health Coach, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, Fitness Model, Health Writer, Author and International Speaker.

Men in the Hot Seat

This panel is an open and honest dialogue about topics SASSY(smart, assertive, strategic, selfless and young-at-heart) women want to know from a male perspective.  Questions are selected from a pool of questions submitted by the attendees prior to the conference.  Topics discussed are professional and personal in nature. The panel discussion is meant to be educational, insightful and fun.  Feel free to submit your questions to our panel moderator, Yvonne Haase at  No question is off limit.

Yvonne Haase, LMHC

Panel Moderator
Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick, Vice President

Carlos Molinet, CHA

Senior VP, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center and Visitors Bureau

Gregoire Narcisse

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Captain Lee Rosbach

Bravo’s “Below Deck”

Mark Sanborn

Author, “The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary, Internationally recognized as a leadership expert”

Emcee, Performers and Meditation Leader

Julie Guy

Conference Emcee

Lite FM Morning Show Host, Conference Emcee, SSL Board Member, Past Honoree

Ina Lee

Mediation Leader

Nicole Pisani, RYT-500

Yoga Therapist

Karina Iglesias

Performer & Song writer, NBC’s “The Voice”, Past Honoree

Kendra Erika


Leo Casino

Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Film Maker, Musician, Vocalist, Actor

Please note: Program and Speakers are subject to change.

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