She Has a Deal is a hotel development competition in which all-women teams pitch their ideas to prospective investors to win $50,000 in equity toward their project.
Tracy Prigmore, founder and CEO of TLTSolutions, a hotel investment group, created She Has a Deal to open doors for women interested in hotel ownership.
Five teams will participate in the live online event set for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 24th at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel in McLean, Virginia.
Lodging Leaders interviewed the captain of each team to learn the story of their hotel development idea. Click on the videos below to learn more about each team.
To find out more about She Has a Deal and the Oct. 24th pitch competition, visit www.SheHasADeal.com.
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