Honoring the achievements of young people and Omega’s 50-year achievement
FAIRFAX, Va., November 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Active November 30President and CEO of Omega, Gloria Bohan, will join her esteemed community of over 180 Laureates at the annual Business Hall of Fame event in Washington. Ms. Bohan was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011 in recognition of her accomplishments and her role in providing vital resources for youth achievement. The event contributes to JA’s efforts to empower today’s youth through practical and authentic financial literacy education.
The Hall of Fame will take place at Anthem Auditorium on the beautiful waterfront of Southwest DC. It will kick off with a Town Hall where Junior Achievement participants will engage in a lively discussion with DC entrepreneurs and civic leaders. Attendees will then participate in the Hall of Fame Master Class Series, in which six renowned local community and business leaders will share lessons from their career journeys and experiences. The evening will conclude with an elegant ceremony and reception.
Audiences of professionals and students are sure to gain a wealth of knowledge from connecting with Hall of Fame laureates. Previous laureates have included Virginia AliOwner of Ben’s Chili Bowl, Russ RamseyChairman and CEO of Ramsey Asset Management, Deborah Ratner SalzbergPrincipal of Uplands Real Estate Partners, and Craig RuppertFounder and CEO of Ruppert Companies.
Like her colleagues, Ms. Bohan’s impressive career serves as a role model for JA students. This year Omega World Travel celebrates its 50th year as a dynamic international travel management company. Since its founding as a modest one-man office in 1972, Omega’s sales revenue has exceeded 1 billion dollars a year with locations throughout United States and in United Kingdom, Europe, and Korea. Omega is regularly listed as the largest woman-owned company in the DC area (Washington Business Journal Book of Lists). Currently the largest women-owned travel agency in the US, Business Travel News (2020) also ranked Omega as the 4th largest private travel company.
Ms. Bohan’s drive and passion for travel led her to found Cruise.com, one of the largest online cruise retailers, and TravTech, which provides advanced technology to the travel industry. In addition, Omega has developed the Events Department of its MICE division with hybrid meeting software that reaches the maximum number of participants.
For more than a decade, Gloria has aligned with JA’s core values and purpose of helping every student fulfill their potential. Along with her fellow laureates, Mrs. Bohan will continue to encourage future generations of leaders by sharing her entrepreneurial knowledge and support.
ABOUT OMEGA WORLD CRUISE AND THE FAMILY OF BRANDS: CRUISE.COM ~ TRAVTECH ~ OMEGA MICE
Omega World Travel is a woman-owned travel management company, a full-service travel agency and a leader in the online retail travel market. Omega is the largest women-owned travel management company in the US, with more than 1 billion dollars for sale. Omega designs customized travel management programs for corporate, government and non-profit clients. Omega’s travel services offerings include its wholly owned meeting, conference and event management services. Omega also owns Cruise.com, one of the largest online cruise retailers, and Travtech, a technology development company.
For additional information about Omega World Travel, please visit: OmegaTravel.com
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