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Welcome to the AIM Women in the Industry events page. On this page, you will find information about upcoming events as they are announced, and post event you will find resources and recordings. Thank you to everyone of every gender who is joining us for these events, and thank you to our sponsors: Grady-White Boats, Mercury, MarineMax, Volvo Penta and MRAA.  

2022 Upcoming AIM Women in the Industry Events:

  • Monday, September 26th, Tampa, FL, Women’s Summit, in-person event, 2022.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Women in the Industry Facebook Live event on Thursday, June 16th. The event featured speaker, Alicia M. Rodriguez, and was hosted by Soundings Trade Only publisher, Michele Goldsmith. This event focused on maximizing time with guides, mentors and networks. Many of you were feverishly writing the main points around building a structured mentor/protégé relationship. That information is available in the video below. Also below is the video of the event itself. We thank you for attending and our sponsors for their support, Grady White Boats, Mercury Marine, MarineMax, Volvo Penta and MRAA. We look forward to seeing you at our next Women in the industry event, the in-person Women’s Summit at the Marriott Water Street in Tampa, FL, at noon on Monday, September 26th, 2022. It is a pre-session to IBEX, to register (free) for IBEX where you may also purchase tickets, visit www.ibexshow.com/womenssummit2022.


Thank you for joining us Tuesday, March 8th, 2022, International Women’s Day, for the Women in the Industry Facebook LIVE event with speaker, Alicia Rodriguez, presented by AIM and Soundings Trade Only. We would like to thank our sponsors: Grady White Boats, MarineMax, Mercury, MRAA and Volvo Penta. View the video of this event below.


The AIM Women in the Industry Virtual Breakfast, Negotiating for Empowerment, occurred on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. This event was virtual and featured a live watch party at the MRAA Dealer Week show in Austin, Texas. The featured speaker, Alicia Rodriguez, writes, blogs and speaks on issues of conscious living, purposeful leadership, women’s issues and personal evolution. She is a Georgetown University certified leadership coach and the president of Sophia Associates Inc. an international leadership development practice where she has worked for 20 years with visionary leaders, executive women, creative and social entrepreneurs and change agents on Conscious Leadership practices. 

All of these events will feature speaker, Alicia M. Rodriguez

Please follow this link to hear the audio file of the AIM Women in the Industry December 8th Virtual Breakfast presentation from speaker, Alicia Rodriguez. https://jwp.io/s/258hN35q

The AIM Women in the Industry Virtual Breakfast, Negotiating for Empowerment, occurred on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021. This event was virtual and featured a live watch party at the MRAA Dealer Week show in Austin, Texas. The featured speaker, Alicia Rodriguez, writes, blogs and speaks on issues of conscious living, purposeful leadership, women’s issues and personal evolution. She is a Georgetown University certified leadership coach and the president of Sophia Associates Inc. an international leadership development practice where she has worked for 20 years with visionary leaders, executive women, creative and social entrepreneurs and change agents on Conscious Leadership practices. 
Resources from our speaker, Alicia Rodriguez, are available here: www.sophiaassociatesinc.com/aim | Click here to download and print the workbook for this event

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FACEBOOK LIVE 9-9-21 INVITATION FINAL

The first AIM Women in the Industry Facebook Live 30-minute event hosted by Alicia Rodriguez & Michele Goldsmith occurred on September 9th, 2021. The event took a deep dive into the 4-pillars, and featured a live chat box function that enhanced attendee engagement. To view the video of the AIM Women in the Industry Facebook Live event, please click here.

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Women in the Industry Virtual Breakfast,
June 3rd, 2021

Click on the link above for the details about the virtual breakfast, resources from our speaker and to view the recording of the event.

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