May 4, 2023
Kawania Wooten brings a unique mix of experience and skills to her businesses, Howerton+Wooten Events and the Enlightened Creative. Her vast experience in the hospitality world includes hotel management, casino and gaming, the culinary industry, and 30 years as a professional meeting and event planner for the Washington DC elite. Kawania strives for professionalism, creativity and impeccable organization within every function planned by the Howerton+Wooten Events team. She is an adjunct instructor in the Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts Department at Prince Georges Community College.
Kawania’s advice has been featured in Refinery 29, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo News, Headline News, Martha Stewart Weddings, and ESSENCE magazine. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University in Virginia, and she participated in the Harvard Business School’s Executive Management Program in June of 2005 under the auspices of the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing.
You will hear all about Kawania's journey and her thoughts on 'Democratizing Luxury.' We will finish up with 'What She Wishes Other Vendors Knew' and her 'Confetti Hour Confession.'
Featured Guest: Kawania Wooten with
Howerton+Wooten Events and The Enlightened Creative
Website: https://www.hwevents.com/ and https://theenlightenedcreative.com/grow-your-business/
Instagram: @howertonwooten and @theenlightenedcreative
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