WISE (Women in Sports & Events) To Honor Kathryn Tappen Dec. 18

WISE [Women in Sports and Events] will be hosting their 2nd annual Women of Inspiration event at the all-new Legends restaurant at TD Garden on Thurs. Dec. 18 from 6PM-8:30PM. The event will honor TV personality Kathryn Tappen, and will be hosted by Kelly Malone, formerly of Mix 104 and the current in-arena voice of the Boston Bruins.

The evening will feature networking with fellow Boston business executives, including representatives from all four major Boston pro teams, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar.

6:00-6:30pm: Registration & Networking
6:30 – 7:30pm: Discussion with Kelly Malone and Kathryn Tappen
7:30-7:45pm: Audience Q & A
7:45-8:30pm: Networking

Tickets, priced at $40 per person ($30 for students), are on sale now.  Join the conversation and share the inspiration by using #WISEWOI.


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About Kathryn Tappen


Kathryn continues to appear as a personality on NHL Network. The lead host of NHL Network’s flagship studio show NHL Tonight since 2011.Tappen continues to be a part of the network’s coverage of signature NHL events — including the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, NHL All-Star Game, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final — as well as other NHL Network programs.

Tappen is not new to NBC Sports. She served as a studio host for men’s and women’s ice hockey during the Sochi Winter Olympics, and filled in for McHugh at times during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs by hosting NHL Live.

Prior to joining the NHL Network in 2011, Tappen spent five years with the New England Sports Network where she served as lead studio host for Boston Bruins games and as a reporter on the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics. She was a weekend anchor as well as a weekday sports reporter at NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, R.I., and began her career in 2003 at College Sports Television.

In 2006, Tappen earned an Associated Press award for her sports feature “Swim Meet.” Her sports-feature reporting has been nominated for two Boston/New England Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


About WISE Boston Chapter

WISE Boston provides professional access and information, presents and explores career-related issues, and offers a forum for problem-solving and enrichment for women in the sports and events industry. The organization fosters communication, support, and provides learning opportunities specifically geared towards the needs of women in sports and special events, thereby enhancing leadership skills, and increasing the visibility of women in the industry.

To learn more about WISE Boston, please e-mail WISEBOS@gmail.com or visit www.wisebos.org. 


*Parking in the North Station Garage will be available to WISE attendees for the deeply discounted rate of $5. Simply pull into the garage located directly underneath the TD Garden via either of the two entrance ramps located at: 121 Nashua Street or 140 Causeway Street. Please pull a ticket to enter the garage and park on any level. You will be given a chaser ticket at the event, which will allow you to pay with the discounted rate at any payment kiosk in North Station, and then use the chaser ticket to exit the garage.

*To enter the WISE event at Legends at TD Garden: Please enter TD Garden via the West Premium entrance. Legends is located on level 3.