|By PR Newswire||
|September 5, 2013 04:59 PM EDT||
Women and Men from Throughout the Region Are Invited to Attend
MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is hosting their annual conference in Miami this October 3-4. The conference attracts business leaders from around the world, and men and women from the region won't want to miss it. NAWBO is inviting all local business owners to attend this can't miss event, which will take place at Florida's InterContinental Miami. This year's conference theme is "The World Awaits."
"It's wonderful to have this year's conference in Miami. We are pleased to play host to this wonderful event that offers guests the opportunity to hear from expert speakers like Charlotte Beers, author of 'I'd Rather Be In Charge,' Julie Weeks, CEO of Womenable, and Allison Maslan, CEO of Allison Maslan International," said Anne Freedman, NAWBO Miami President. "We look forward to welcoming business owners from around the world to this amazing event!"
The conference will kick off Thursday, October 3, at 12:45 p.m. with a Women in Leadership luncheon at Miami's exclusive Nikki Beach Club. Breakout sessions begin at 2:45 p.m., with a wide range of options for attendees, including social media marketing strategies; alternative financial objectives like crowdfunding; and the international business market, including trade and growth. An exhibit hall, featuring top companies with great products and resources, will be open throughout the day as well.
"The world truly does await women business owners. It awaits their next move as they continue to contribute more and more to the economic growth in this country and it waits for them to realize the important role they play in providing jobs and growing this economy. We are proud to offer successful women business owners and leading industry experts the chance to come together and share inspiration and useful strategies throughout the conference," said Ms. Billie Dragoo, NAWBO National Board Chair. "We want to express our appreciation to our conference's corporate sponsors, including Bank of America; Wells Fargo; Chase; American Express OPEN; UPS; Facebook; Travelers Insurance; Visa; Wal-Mart; Sam's Club; Southwest; Bingham Greenebaum Doll; NADCO; PNC; Microsoft; SAGE and Social Espionage, as well as to our Miami chapter for hosting this year's Women's Business Conference."
Keynote speaker Gina Rudan, President and CEO of Genuine Insights, Inc., will present Friday morning, followed by breakout sessions and networking. Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founders of the Gilt Groupe, which provides designer fashions for women, men, kids and home, will present their keynote address Friday afternoon.
For more information about WBC2013 and to register, please visit http://nawbo.org/section_231.cfm.
Founded in 1975, NAWBO is the voice of America's more than 10 million women-owned businesses. By representing the interests of women entrepreneurs across various industries from state capitals to our nation's capital, NAWBO strives to advocate on behalf of women business owners on matters of public policy as well as develop programs to navigate women entrepreneurs through the various stages of business growth and provide networking opportunities where members can share best practices. Learn more at www.nawbo.org.
NAWBO Media Contact:
NAWBO Media Relations
p: (818) 772-9555, ext. 103
SOURCE National Association of Women Business Owners