NWBOC Announces First National Conference To Be Held In Florida May 8-10, 2013
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
National Women Business Owners Corporation Announces First National Conference To Be Held In Florida May 8-10, 2013
NBC’s Today Show and ABC’s Shark Tank Barbara Corcoran Keynote Speaker
National Call for Exhibitors, Sponsors and Workshop Panelists
Lake Park, FL (August 14, 2012) – The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) recently announced its first national conference, "Decades of Excellence,” to be held in the Palm Beaches, May 8-10, 2013. Over the course of three days, 300-400 women Presidents & CEOs will arrive in the Palm Beaches for intense workshops, seminars, expositions and business to business opportunities at the world class resort destination.
"This will be a significant gathering of women business owners in one place and companies and organizations wishing to do business with these women will not want to miss this tremendous opportunity to showcase their products and services. Likewise, companies and government agencies engaged in supplier diversity will find potential vendors representing a wide variety of products and services,” said Janet Harris-Lange, President of NWBOC.
At this event, NWBOC will also recognize and honor the over 200 women owned businesses that have been NWBOC WBE certified for over 10 years. "Now is the time to come together as a group to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of women owned businesses who themselves generate $1.3 trillion dollars in revenues annually, employing 7.7 million people,” said Harris-Lange.
The conference begins on Wednesday, May 8 at the PGA National Resort and Spa and runs through Friday, May 10 culminating with the "Decades of Excellence” Awards Gala and dinner. Additional highlights of the conference include a Thursday luncheon with keynote speaker Barbara Corcoran. Corcoran is the real estate contributor on NBC’s Today Show, investor/shark on ABC’s reality hit show Shark Tank, founder of The Corcoran Group Real Estate Company, New York’s largest, and an accomplished speaker and author. Other presenters include Susan Solovic, an American entrepreneur and author of "It's Your Biz,” a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Amazon.com Top 100 and USA Today bestseller. She has also written two best-selling books on women and business and is regular contributor on Fox Business and is ABC's Small Business Contributor and Dominique McClain Barteet, RPh, founder and CEO of Onesole and registered pharmacist, who operates a multi-million dollar pharmacy in Florida.
Exhibitor booths and sponsorships are now being solicited. Corporations and organizations wishing to establish business relationships and network with women-owned businesses in such industries as trucking and transportation, executive recruiting, retail, medical, manufacturing, real estate, construction and more visit www.nwboc.org or call 561-628-2538.
NWBOC, established in 1995, was the first national certifier of Women Business Enterprises (WBE) to create greater participation and contracting opportunities for woman-owned companies. NWBOC is also an approved Third Party Certifier for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) WOSB/EDWOSB contracting program, which will directly benefits many woman-owned companies for federal contracting. NWBOC is a national 501(c)(3), not-for-profit corporation. For more information, visit www.nwboc.org or call 800-675-5066.
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