„Changing careers: challenges and opportunities” with Sonia Nastase, Nestle Nespresso Romania Country Manager, speaker at Meet the WOMAN!

Sonia Nastase, Nestle Nespresso Romania Country Manager, is the Meet the WOMAN! event speaker, organized by Women in Business in Bucharest on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 19:00, at Capital Plaza Hotel. The event topic will be „Changing careers: challenges and opportunities”.

Meet the WOMAN! is a monthly business networking event for women entrepreneurs and women that work in companies and are specialists in a certain field of activity.


“Changing your job or your career is something almost everybody has to face at some point and has to properly manage. We have invited Sonia Nastase to share her experience with us, to tell us what challenges she had faced and how she had managed them”, stated Alice Botnarenco, Women in Business founder and president.


Sonia Nastase

Between 2009 and October 2014 Sonia Nastase has been at the helm of Howard Johnson Grand Plaza Bucharest Hotel as General Manager, in charge of running the operations of the hotel and developing its business strategies.

She has a solid background in the hospitality industry, with over 15 years of multi-faceted experience, both in the operational area and in consultancy, with Trend Hospitality, where she was involved in developing the presence of two brands of Wyndham Hotel Group (Ramada and DaysInn) on the local market.

She started her career at World Trade Center Bucharest in 1996, as event and international fair organizer, then moved on to sales and marketing with Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest between 1997 – 2003 and then with Howard Johnson Grand Plaza Bucharest, as Director of Sales and Marketing since the opening of the hotel till 2006, when she stepped up to the consultancy area as Senior Associate at Trend Hospitality.




The attendance fee is 90 lei (no VAT/coffee break included).

The event access is done only by reserving a seat and upon confirmation registration. Women in Business members have priority and benefit from a 25% discount from the attendance fee.

The attendance fee for WIB members is 67.5 lei (no VAT/coffee break included).

You can find out what benefits a Woman in Business member has and listen to the testimonials of our other members!

You can register at: alina.popa@femei-in-afaceri.ro, and for further details call: 0762 677 111.



18:30 – Participants registration & coffee

19:00 – Event starts

19:15 – Each participant introduces herself and the business/job she has

20:00 – A business presentation

20:10 – The topic is delivered by the event speaker

20:20 – Q&A

20:40 – Raffle with prizes offered by partners

20:45 – Business Networking



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Founded in 2009 by Alice Botnarenco, the Women in Business organization develops projects which address entrepreneurs and women who work in companies. In 2012, she represented Romania at Global Summit of Women, the largest international economic forum for women, relaunched the www.femei-in-afaceri.ro website, positioned as an information portal with information from the female business environment and created the first online business platform for Romanian women.

Initially an online community, Women in Business has now over 2000 members on its LinkedIn group and a few thousand participants at over 200 business networking events which took place during its 5 years’ existence.

For more information about the event you can access the Women in Business website.