Membership Retreat 2025

Join us for our inaugural membership retreat to the Bahamas aboard Royal Caribbean's Utopia of the Seas from January 10-13, 2025. Be among the first to sail on this magnificent ship, embarking on its maiden voyage in the summer of 2024, and prepare for an experience beyond compare.
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Utopia of the Seas

When: January 10-13, 2025
Departs: Port Canaveral, FL
Visiting: Bahamas

Immerse yourself in the elegance and excitement of Royal Caribbean's latest ship, offering a selection of staterooms from the height of luxury to the comfort of cozy quarters.

Setting sail from Port Canaveral, FL, our journey will take us to the vibrant city of Nassau and the secluded shores of CocoCay, Royal Caribbean's exclusive private island.

Crusie Info

  • Royal Caribbean International introduces Utopia of the Seas, offering 3-night weekend and 4-night weekday getaways.
  • First Oasis Class ship for short getaways.
  • Features over 40 ways to dine and drink, numerous pools, and thrilling activities.
  • Includes access to Perfect Day at CocoCay with the new adults-only Hideaway Beach.
  • Utopia of the Seas debuts with new experiences including a Caribbean tiki bar, an immersive dining experience, the longest dry slide at sea, and newly designed resort-style pools.
  • Utopia caters to friends, families, and groups with a mix of pools, beaches, dining options, nightlife, and entertainment.
  • Offers a variety of pool experiences from upbeat to lowkey, including resort-style pools, a tranquil adult-only Solarium, and an exclusive Suite Sun Deck.
  • Features the Ultimate Abyss slide, now longer with new elements, a 10-story-high zip line, FlowRider surf simulator, mini-golf, and a playscape for kids.
  • A world tour of flavors with over 20 dining options, including immersive dining, fresh sushi at Izumi, authentic Italian at Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar, and more.
  • More than 20 bars and entertainment spots, two casinos, live music venues, and original production shows.
  • New Caribbean bar Pesky Parrot, Casino Royale, live music across five venues, and showstopping entertainment in air, ice, water, and theater.
  • Over 20 types of accommodations to suit any group size or preference, including new Solarium Suites.
  • Double the island time with visits to Nassau, Bahamas, and Perfect Day at CocoCay, featuring waterslides, swim-up bar, pools, overwater cabanas, and the upcoming adults-only Hideaway Beach.

Utopia of the Seas Restaurant & Dining Guide

Included

  • Windjammer Marketplace
  • Main Dining Room
  • Park Café
  • Café Promenade
  • Sorrento's
  • Vitality Café
  • El Loco Fresh
  • Solarium Bistro
  • Boardwalk Dog House
  • Sprinkles
  • Coastal Kitchen (suite guests)
  • Johnny Rockets (breakfast only)
  • The Spare Tire (NEW)

Extra

  • Chops Grille
  • Giovanni's Italian Kitchen
  • Chef's Table
  • Playmakers Sports Bar
  • Hooked Seafood
  • Starbucks
  • 150 Central Park
  • The Mason Jar
  • Sugar Beach
  • Johnny Rockets (lunch & dinner)
  • Izumi Hibachi & Sushi
  • Izumi in the Park (NEW)
  • Royal Railway-Utopia Station (NEW)

Our Speakers

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Kathleen Vicenzotti

A former full-service State Farm Insurance Agent, Kathleen is a certified B.A.N.K, Personality Based Sales Trainer and the Co-owner of the Selling Edgem a company that serves businesses, teams and high-performing sales professionals. She specializes in sales training and development systems, tools and strategies to improve client acquisition and retention.

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Blanca Sepulveda

Blanca Sepulveda, a dedicated financial coach, empowers families with expert guidance, tailored solutions, and a focus on life insurance and retirement planning. Transitioning from a 20-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, she launched her own business, committed to safeguarding family prosperity.

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Danielle Willets

Danielle is the founder and owner of Little Dog Social Media. Over the last decade, she has helped more than 1,500 businesses improve their digital footprint through content strategy and website design. Danielle firmly believes that having a strategy is the first step to achieving social media success.

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Brett Ashley Mckenzie

Brett Ashley Mckenzie is renowned for her "Insurance Communications SUPERPOWER," leading CoVerse as a globally sought-after agency for Fractional CMO, PR, and specialized insurance communications.

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Leanne Teston

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Sharla Butler

Here's what awaits you:

Relaxation and Networking:

Unwind under the sun while connecting with an inspiring community of women.

Business Expense Opportunity:

Make the most of this retreat as a strategic business investment.

Family-Friendly Activities:

While you engage in sessions, your family can explore the ship's multitude of attractions, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to join them for fun-filled family time.

Childcare Services:

Rest easy knowing childcare services are provided by our team, allowing you to fully engage.

Diverse Speaker Lineup:

Gain from our thoughtfully selected speakers ready to share their expertise and strategies for your business success. 

Wellness Activities:

Take part in gentle fitness routines and and indulge in a mini spa session for peak relaxation.

Child Care Services Available

Experience our biennial conferences and annual retreats hassle-free! We are delighted to provide childcare services, ensuring that our attendees can fully focus on our enriching sessions and networking opportunities while their children are in excellent care. Our dedicated team will create a secure and engaging environment, guaranteeing an enjoyable time for children of all ages. Let us handle the logistics while you maximize your potential for connection, learning, and personal growth.

Retreat FAQs

Men are welcome to join us; a retreat ticket is required for participation.

Absolutely! While family members can enjoy the cruise, event sessions are exclusive to ticket holders.

Yes, our team provides childcare services.

Your ticket grants you access to all event sessions, a swag bag, childcare (if needed), and also includes food and drinks during the sessions, which are not covered by the cabin fare.

 

No, a passport is not required for this cruise. For a list of acceptable documents, please refer to the Royal Caribbean website: https://www.royalcaribbean.com/plan-a-cruise/travel-documents. This information ensures you're prepared with the right documentation. 

Cabin pricing is per person, based on double occupancy, and ranges from $551 to $898, depending on the cabin type. This cost is separate from the event ticket.

The price covers your cabin stay, port fees, taxes, onboard food, beverages, and entertainment. Gratuities are an additional charge, adjustable onboard.

Yes, our cruise planner will assist you. Contact details will be emailed after ticket purchase.

The final payment is due by October 1, 2024.

We suggest arriving 1-2 days prior to the cruise to account for any flight delays.

The cruise departs from Port Canaveral, FL, on January 10, 2025.

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  • Friday, January 10, 2025: Departure from Port Canaveral at 4 PM. 
  • Saturday, January 11, 2025: Visiting Nassau, Bahamas from 9 AM to 5 PM.
  • Sunday, January 12, 2025: Visiting Perfect Day at CocoCay, Bahamas from 7 AM to 5 PM.
  • Monday, January 13, 2025: Arrive back to Port Canaveral at 6:30 AM.
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OUR SPONSORS

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of our sponsors for their generous support and contribution.
Diamond Sponsors
Premium Sponsors
Premier Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Join us and be a part of our mission to empower women in the insurance industry.

As a sponsor of our event, you will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Gain maximum visibility within our Women of Insurance community, consisting of more than 10K members. Position your brand as a champion for gender equality and diversity in the industry.
  • Set yourself apart by being part of a groundbreaking conference that will revolutionize the insurance industry. Showcase your commitment to innovation and forward-thinking.
  • Make a tangible impact on agency owners and agents nationwide, demonstrating your support for their success and growth. Align your brand with the leaders and influencers in the field.
  • Invest in an event that fosters empowerment, providing women with the knowledge, tools, and resources they need to excel and advance in their insurance careers. Associate your brand with values of inclusivity, equality, and professional development.

Partner with us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to showcase your brand, network with industry leaders, and make a meaningful impact on the future of the insurance industry. Together, we can empower women to reach new heights of success and achievement.

Click below to schedule a meeting and explore how you can become a sponsor of our empowering event.

Utopia of the Seas

Cruise Retreat

With an inviting ticket price of only $399 and a simple $200 deposit to reserve your cabin, take advantage of this unique blend of professional development, personal rejuvenation, family fun and well-deserved relaxation!
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