The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is hosting their “Power Your Dream” Women’s Business Conference 2009 in Chicago this week! Executives from among Americas 10.1 million women-owned businesses will come together June 24 – 26 for networking, inspirational speakers, ground-breaking trends, and to share actionable business strategies.
“From exclusive international pathways and sustainable business practices, to meaningful advocacy platforms and community impact, the conference promises to be informative, professional and relevant.”
Sounds like a great event for women in business!
Along with a great selection of women entrepreneurs from across the globe as speakers, an assortment of awards are presented over the 3 day event.
• NAWBO Woman Business Owner of the Year
• NAWBO Member of the Year
• NAWBO Chapter Corporate Partner of the Year
• NAWBO/Wells Fargo Trailblazer Award
Church Hill Classics’ owner Lucie Voves received the NAWBO/Wells Fargo Trailblazer Award for 2007.
Another award at this event is the Guardian Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Program. This annual program is awarded to girls aged 12 to 18 who:
• demonstrate budding entrepreneurship
• are taking the first steps toward financial independence
• are making a difference in their schools and communities
While it is too late to nominate someone for this year’s NAWBO Women’s Business Conference awards, you may be interested in viewing details about each award for a possible nomination next year! http://nawbo.org/content_6270.cfm
If you are attending this event, please leave us a comment when you return and let us know about it!