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Interested in Attending the Bloom Italy Retreat? This is for You! 🇮🇹 We have created a list of frequently asked questions.

Due to the high volume of interest and numerous requests regarding the Bloom Retreat, we have created a list of frequently asked questions. This is for those interested in joining us in Italy for the Women in Workers' Compensation Italy Retreat on April 11th, 2025.

Retreat Dates: April 10th - April 17th, 2025 

Location: Italy 🇮🇹 

Q: When is the next Italy retreat Zoom session? A: The next Italy retreat Zoom session is scheduled for June 7th at 6:30 PM Eastern Time. During this session, there will be a presentation explaining the itinerary and addressing any questions you may have.

Q: Are single rooms available for booking? A: No, all single rooms are currently sold out, and only double occupancy options are available.

Q: Who should attend the Zoom session? A: If you're interested in learning more about the retreat, please join us. If you've already confirmed your trip, we encourage you to attend as we'll be discussing the itinerary in detail.

Q: Where can I find more information about the retreat?A: Attend the next Zoom meeting, please register in advance using the following link:When: June 7, 2024, 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Register in advance for this meeting: Zoom Registration Link

Q: What are the dates of the retreat? A: Departure from the US is scheduled for April 10th, with arrival in Italy on April 11th.

Q: Who will be attending the retreat? A: Women and men from all sectors of the workers' compensation field, including risk managers, adjusters, and nurses, will be in attendance.

Q: What is the purpose of the Women in Workers' Compensation International Bloom Retreat (ME, INC)? A: The retreat is dedicated to empowering participants to prioritize their well-being and achieve a healthy work-life balance. It revolves around the benefits of disconnecting from the demands of work and daily routines. By highlighting the importance of taking time to disconnect and recharge mentally, physically, and emotionally, attendees can experience a renewed sense of vitality and balance.

Q: How do I apply for the scholarship?A: To apply for the scholarship, simply email with the subject line indicating the state you handle. You will receive complete details about this scholarship.

Q: Can you win the scholarship if you've already paid to attend? A: Yes, absolutely! Even if you've already signed up to attend and made your payments, you can still participate and win the scholarship. So be sure to enter for your chance to win!

Q: Are excursions included in the price? A: Yes, two excursions are included: a Florence Walking Tour and a Siena & San Gimignano tour. Additionally, other excursions will be available as optional activities.

Q: Is transportation included in the price? A: Yes, transportation is included.

Q: What is the cost per person? A: $1,945.00 (double occupancy)

Q: Is a deposit required? A: No deposit required! Your first payment goes towards the total cost.

Q: Will there be a payment plan? A: Yes! Make monthly payments until November 2024 for added flexibility.

Q: Are flights included in the price per person? A: Flights are not included. You can coordinate with our travel agent or book independently.

Q: Will there be pre-trip meetings? A: Yes. Monthly Zoom meetings will address all your questions and concerns.

Q: Will there be single rooms available? A: Valeris is currently looking into this, and once we have more information, we will send a message to everyone.

Q: What rooms are available? A: We only have double occupancy rooms available at the moment.

Q: Can I invite a guest? A: Yes, you can invite a guest. The more our group grows, the lower our group rate goes.

Q: Will I be able to stay longer or arrive earlier? A: Yes, everyone is welcome to plan accordingly according to their schedule.

Q: How can I start to pay?A: You can start by emailing, and Valerie will send you a payment link that will set you up with a private portal.

Q: Do I need a passport? A: Yes, a passport is required for this retreat.

Q: Will there be tour guides? A: Yes, there will be tour guides available.

Q: If I am a vendor, can I attend? A: Yes, everyone is welcome to attend, including vendors.

Q: If I am a vendor, can I sponsor a scholarship?A: Absolutely! Sponsorships are available to facilitate scholarships for risk managers, adjusters, nurses, and case managers who have entered to win. Supporting scholarships is incredibly valuable and contributes to the empowerment of women in the community. To become a scholarship sponsor, please send an email to

Q: Is the payment link secure, and will anyone have access to my credit card information? A: No, the credit card link is a private link managed by the travel agency, ensuring security. Only you will have access to it to make payments.

Q: What will I get out of attending this retreat? A: The retreat is curated for women by women, offering an opportunity to break away from the everyday hustle with a focus on achieving work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll create lasting memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.


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