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The Pitch Competition.

Our goal is to increase the number of women owning and developing hotels; therefore, the She Has a Deal Hotel Pitch Competition creates a pathway by expanding the participants’ knowledge of investing in hotels and encourages them to pursue hotel ownership and development.

About the Competition.

The Competition facilitates the process for acquiring or developing a hotel and securing capital for the deal. Participants identify a viable project and pitch the deal to potential investors who serve as judges for the Competition.

With the objectives of inspiring, educating, mentoring and channeling the power of collaboration, the experience begins prior to the Competition event. Our multi-module educational series is delivered by hotel industry luminaries that provide the participants with the knowledge to prepare for the Competition and chart a path to ownership.


Our education focuses on:

 Investing in Hotels & Sourcing Deals
✓ Analyzing the Market

✓ Projecting the Return on Investment

✓ Structuring the Deal & Raising Capital

The glass ceiling will go away when women help other women break through

that ceiling.

Indra Nooyi, Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women

How It Works.

The 2021 Competition

The She Has a Deal Pitch Competition is open to early career women - defined as students or recent graduates. The application for the 2021 Pitch Competition is now closed and the finals for the 2021 She Has a Deal Pitch Competition will be on June 5th, 2021 at the Hilton Innovation Gallery in McLean, Virginia. Spaces are limited so RSVP to be the first to know when to buy tickets!

Click Learn More if you are interested in applying for the 2022 She Has a Deal Pitch Competition (you need to be a student or recent graduate between the year of 2018 - 2021).

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