2017 Grand Women’s Summit – celebrating women in horseracing, sport and business
Friday 7 April – Ladies Day at the Randox Health Grand National Festival
Aintree Racecourse and Women in Racing (WiR), are delighted that the Grand Women's Summit will return on Ladies Day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival for a third year, with local Olympic Gold Medalist, Sam Quek named as the first panellist.
Sam, from the Wirral in Merseyside was part of the successful Great Britain Hockey Team who won Gold at the Rio Olympics and also has a passion for promoting women in sport and encouraging young girls into playing hockey and sport in general.
Sam will join a panel of leading figures from horseracing, sport and business, focussing on gender balance and diversity in sport from participation to corporate and board level. Further panellists will be announced in the coming months.
Following the panel discussion delegates will also be treated to an exclusive course walk around the iconic Grand National course with Irish Grand National winning jockey Katie Walsh and further figures renowned for their success in the world's most famous steeplechase - the Randox Health Grand National.
Tickets to the Grand Women’s cost £89 and £75 for Women in Racing Members. An early bird discount of £70 is available to Women in Racing members and must be booked by Friday 23 December.
A Grand Women Summit ticket includes;
- Ticket to Ladies Day – the Randox Health Grand National Festival Friday 7 April
- Grand Women Summit panel discussion
- Grand National course walk
- Networking and champagne buffet lunch
- Enjoying afternoon racing in a private facility
More information and timings will be available soon.